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While the county commissioners establish the budget and act as the county legislative body, they share administrative functions with several other elected county officials, including the Chief Executive Officer, County Attorney and Chief of Law Enforcement.

A-DLC Courthouse

800 Main St.

Anaconda, MT 59711

Lori Sturm, Clerk of Commission  (406) 563-4002


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The Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Commission meets every Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. in the Courthouse Courtroom located on the 3rd Floor of the Courthouse. Every first and third Tuesday of the month the Commission holds Business meetings, and every second and fourth Tuesday of the month, Work Session meetings. No Commission meetings are held on the fifth Tuesday of the month.  During Work Sessions, the Commission takes comments from residents, community partners, County staff, and contractors regarding agenda items. Agenda items are voted on by the Commission during the Business Meeting the following week.  Special Commission meetings may be scheduled at the discretion of the Commission.  All Commission meetings are open to the public and are advertised through the local newspaper. Current and past Commission meeting agendas and minutes are available here.

Anaconda-Deer Lodge County is now LIVE STREAMING the Weekly Commission Meetings.

Tune into: http://copperheadcountry.airtime.pro to listen to the Commission Work Session Meeting.

Public hearings allow the County Commission to receive testimony from the public at large on local issues or proposed government action.  Anaconda-Deer Lodge County submits notices to the local paper regarding upcoming public hearings. Residents may provide comments by attending a public hearing or through our online form.
A-DLC Municipal Code
2015 Capital Improvement Program
Submit a Public Comment

Get to Know Your Local Government

Anaconda-Deer Lodge County is a consolidated city-county charter form of government. As such, the consolidated City of Anaconda and the County of Deer Lodge can exercise any powers that are not prohibited by state law. The Anaconda-Deer Lodge County Charter defines the structure and powers of the branches of the local government: executive, legislative and judicial. Commission approved County procedures, not dictated by ordinance or law, are detailed in the Administrative Code of Anaconda-Deer Lodge County.

Meet Your Elected County Commissioners

Terry Vermeire
Terry VermeireDistrict 1 Commissioner
Cell Number 406-417-1521
Steve Gates
Steve GatesDistrict 2 Commissioner
Cell Number 406-559-7372
Kevin Hart
Kevin HartDistrict 3 Commissioner
Cell Number 406-560-7261
District 3@adlc.us
Paul Smith
Paul SmithDistrict 4 Commissioner
Cell Number 406-560-2034
District 4@adlc.us
Michael HuoteDistrict 5 Commissioner
Cell Number 406-498-8284


Commission District 1 encompasses the West end of Anaconda from Maple to Tamarack Streets East to West and Washoe Park Road to 5th Street North To South.

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Commission District 2 encompasses the Central West of Anaconda from Chestnut to Walnut Streets East to West and Copper Sands Road to 8th Street North To South. District 2 also includes a portion of West 5th Street extending to Poplar Street.

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Commission District 3 encompasses the East End of Anaconda from Town Pump Road to Chestnut Street East to West and Pizzini Drive to 9th Street North To South.

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Commission District 4 encompasses a large area North of Anaconda that includes the Lost Creek area.

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Commission District 5 encompasses a large area South of Anaconda that includes Clear Creek and Aspen Hills.

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Lori SturmClerk of Commission