Ravalli County is governed by three Commissioners. Each Commissioner lives within one of the three Commission Districts but is elected by voters from all three districts. Commission terms are four years, with staggered terms so Board consistency is maintained.

Chris Taggart serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Commissioners. 

Meet the Commissioners and staff below:

Chris Taggart
 Administrative Assistant

Phone: (406)-375-6500

Greg Chilcott
County Commissioner 
Phone: (406)-375-6502
Greg Website Pic
Commissioner Chris Hoffman
Chris Hoffman
County Commissioner 
Phone: (406)-375-6501
Jeff Burrows
County Commissioner 
Phone: (406)-375-6503
Jeff Website Pic


County Commissioners meet daily. Their meetings and the minutes of the meetings are open to the public. Commissioners administer all laws relating to county matters that are passed by the State Legislature. Their offices are located on the third floor of the Administrative Center, located at 215 South 4th Street, Hamilton, Montana.

Some of what the County Commissioners do includes:

  • Approval/Denial of subdivisions
  • Issue ordinances
  • Adopt resolutions
  • Administer county contracts and policies
  • Maintain county infrastructure such as fairgrounds, roads, bridges and airport
  • Responsible for county budget