Whitefish (MT) loses court appeal over gated roads

Grouse Mountain Estates Homeowners Association has the right to install gates and close its private subdivision roads to vehicular traffic, the Montana Supreme Court ruled.  The homeowners association, represented by Whitefish attorney Sean Frampton, sued the city of Whitefish two years ago over a resolution that tightened the city’s prohibition of gated communities. The association asserted there’s enough public traffic on those private roads year-round to warrant permanent gates on Mountainside Drive.   Read the article…………