7-3-102. Adoption of alternative form. Each local government in the state shall adopt one of the alternative forms of government provided for in parts 1 through 7, including one of each suboption authorized:

Terms Used In Montana Code 7-3-102

  • form: means one of the types of local government enumerated in 7-3-102 and the type of government described in 7-3-111. See Montana Code 7-3-122
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201

(1) the commission-executive form (which may also be called the council-executive, the council-mayor, or the commission-mayor form);

(2) the commission-manager form (which may also be called the council-manager form);

(3) the commission form;

(4) the commission-presiding officer form;

(5) the town meeting form; or

(6) the charter form.