Risk Management & Liability Claims

All claims against the City are processed only after the City’s claim form has been completed in full and submitted. If you wish to file a claim against the City, download the Liability Claim Form.  Complete the form to the best of your ability; attach any estimates, invoices and photos you have pertaining to the claim.

You may file a claim by:

(1) completing the form online and emailing it directly to us the relevant department contact below

(2) print a completed form and delivering to the relevant department contact below in person or via mail.

The City will complete all paperwork necessary and forward your claim to the City’s self-funded liability provider coverage, Montana Municipal Interlocal Authority (“MMIA”), for processing. MMIA will contact you shortly after receiving your claim.

A list of contacts for claims can be found below:

Department/DivisionContact NamePhone
Streets, Traffic, Signals & City Vehicles Laurie Miller406-447-1566
Capital TransitJane Omdahl406-447-8080
Helena ParkingMary Mortieau406-447-8419
Police Dept. Farah Lane406-447-8479
Public Works EngineeringKim Cross406-447-8430
Community DevelopmentStefani Reinhardt406-447-8490
Human ResourcesSheri Hall406-447-8404
Water/Wastewater TreatmentCarrie Hahn406-459-8555
Water/Wastewater/Stormwater UtilitiesAnanda Morse406-457-8567
Solid WasteJake Larson406-447-8086
Fire Dept. Stephanie Crook406-447-8472
City Commission/City ClerkDannai Clayborn406-447-8409
Municipal CourtNikki Johnson406-447-8453 
FinanceChris Couey406-447-8406
Parks and RecreationJennifer Schade406-447-8463

For general questions, contact the Helena City Attorney’s Office (406) 457-8595.