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    Warning - Dumpster Scam

    Recently, Helena Authorities have been made aware of a possible fraudulent scheme. A dumpster rental company has been advertising on popular internet search engines as being a local dumpster rental company.  Though likely not illegal, it has cost citizens hundreds of dollars more for the same service.    

    Here is how it works.  When a member of the public calls this internet company for a dumpster rental, the internet company calls the City of Helena solid waste department and orders the dumpster for the customer.  The internet company is charging the customer 4 times more than it would have cost the customer if they would have called the Solid Waste Department directly.  The company keeps the difference.    This has resulted in several customers paying hundreds of dollars more for use of the same city dumpster. 

    If you need to rent a roll- off dumpster, be sure you are using the City of Helena or Tri County Disposal, they are the only roll-off rental services available in the Helena area. The following contact numbers will put you in touch with either. City of Helena Solid Waste Division 406-447-8082 or 406 447-8086 or Tri County Disposal 406-227-6300.

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    Montana capitol building. Picture taken from the East side of the building

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Latest News
02 . 02 . 2019

We're on Twitter!

We're on Twitter!! Follow us for instant news about the city such as weather alerts, reminders, and so much more at @city_helena.[more]

Category: City Manager All, City Manager

01 . 25 . 2019

Vehicles towed from City Streets

The last few days, the city is towing vehicles, trailers, etc in accordance with the new emergency snow routes ordinance.  To locate information regarding vehicles that were towed...[more]

Category: Streets All

01 . 03 . 2019

Prescribed Burning: Mount Ascension and Mount Helena

The City of Helena Open Lands Division will be conducting prescribed burning, weather permitting, on Mount Ascension and Mount Helena.  Activities will start on Mount Ascension near the 2006 Trail and Arrowroot Road then...[more]

Category: Parks All

10 . 09 . 2018

Contractors Needed: Non-Compliance Sidewalk Snow and Ice Removal

downtown helena in the winter

The city is looking to hire a contractor or contractors for the 18-19 snow season to clear snow and/or ice from sidewalks for the enforcement of city’s sidewalk snow ordinance.  Compensation will be a flat rate per sidewalk...[more]

Category: Code Enforcement All, Parks RFP-RFQ

07 . 22 . 2014

Report: Fuel Reduction Practices and Effects on Soil Quality

Treated city property along Red Mountain Flume

The report published by USDA observes the devastating effects of high temperature, catastrophic wildfire on soil and the difference between treated and untreated forests.[more]

Category: City Manager All, Ten Mile Watershed Project

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