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Moving into a new community can be a daunting experience, particularly if you are unfamiliar with the area. The following information is provided to help you get comfortable in your new Cut Bank home.
All of the electric power in Glacier County is provided by a local cooperative, located in Cut Bank, that is run by a board of directors consisting of local residents. For electrical services call:
Glacier Electric Cooperative, Inc. (406) 873-5566, 410 E. Main, Cut Bank, MT 59427. Toll Free (800) 347-6795.
Inside the city limits of Cut Bank, natural gas services are provided by:
Cut Bank Gas Company, (406) 873-5531, 403 E. Main, Cut Bank, MT 59427.
For some residents outside the city limits, services are provided by:
NorthWestern Energy, (888) 467-2669.
Outside the city limits and in the country, residents use large propane storage tanks that are serviced every month by the following provider:
Ben Taylor Inc., (406) 873-4531, 215 BN Site, Cut Bank, MT 59427.
Water, Sewer & Garbage
Within the city limits, residents need to contact:
City Hall, (406) 873-5526, 221 W. Main, Cut Bank, MT 59427.
Outside the city limits, most residents are served by well water and septic tanks located on their properties.
Cut Bank is a member of the Northern Montana Joint Refuse Disposal District. The city roll-off site is located about one and a half miles north of Cut Bank. All garbage from Cut Bank is hauled to the roll-off site. Private individuals outside the city limits that are not on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation must haul their garbage to the city roll-off site. Within the Reservation boundaries, the Blackfeet Tribe provides garbage disposal with roll-off containers placed in main traffic and population areas.
Vehicle and Drivers Licensing
Residents new to Montana have 90 days to obtain a new driver’s license if they hold an out-of-state license (30 days for commercial drivers). Vehicles owned by residents new to the state must be registered and licensed with the county as soon as the owner is gainfully employed. Those with in-state licenses may wait and register with the county when the license becomes due.
Help Cut Bank preserve natural resources by taking advantage of the recycling services offered here.
M&M Iron and Recycling LLC, (406) 873-2051, 405 E. Railroad, Cut Bank, MT 59427.
M&M Iron and Recycling is associated with Pacific Steel and Recycling. Payouts on aluminum cans, scrap iron and metals such as copper wire, copper tubing, aluminum screen doors (depending on weight and value) are given. Office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and Saturdays 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
If you would like local internet service, you can get hooked up at one of these locations:
Northern Telephone Co-op Inc., (406) 873-3032, Toll Free (877) 937-2114, 102 S. Central, Cut Bank, MT 59427.
Bresnan, Toll Free 1-877-bresnan, (406) 273-7626
Sofast, toll free (877)-77-sofast
Global Net, toll free (800)832-0844
Oki Communcations LLC, (406) 338-3222
Qwest, (800) 244-1111 within the city limits of Cut Bank.
Northern Telephone Co-op Inc., (406) 937-2114, Toll Free (877) 937-2114, P.O. Box 190, Sunburst, MT 59484 for residents in the areas surrounding Cut Bank.
3Rivers, (800)796-4567, 415 Main Street, Shelby Montana 59474
Community Tel, Inc. 312 Main St. SW Ronan, MT 59864
Public School Information
School District # 15
101 3rd Ave SE
Cut Bank, MT 59427