January 18, 2017
The Kalispell City Council voted Tuesday night to push plans forward to shift rail use out of the city’s core area and transform the heart of Kalispell into a city center.
The industrial rail park and the Kalispell Core Area Revitalization Plan seek to relocate the railroad tracks currently downtown and use the space to develop a nearly two-mile pathway system connecting people to the city’s shops. It also connects four disjointed streets that were previously choked off from the city’s center.
The council approved a deal with Northwest Drywall and Flathead County Economic Development Authority on Tuesday that allows the company to move to the planned Glacier Rail Park.
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