Legals for August, 25 2020

| August 25, 2020 12:00 AM

Notice for the Second CDBG Public Hearing The City of Libby will hold a public hearing on the 8th Day of September 2020 in the Council Chambers at City Hall 952 East Spruce at 6:30 PM MDT for the purpose of obtaining public comments regarding a proposed application to the Montana Department of Commerce;s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and other programs, as applicable, for a project to replace the waste water treatment plant computer control system, PLLC, and three sections of collection system piping which have serious deficiencies. At the public hearing, the proposed project will be explained, including the purpose and proposed area of the project, activities, budget, possible sources of funding, and cost to the waste water system users and tax payers. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to ask questions and to express their opinions regarding this proposed project. Comments may be given orally at the hearing or submitted in writing at the meeting. Anyone who would like more information or who wants to submit questions or comments should contact Jim Hammons, City Administrator, 406-293-2731, ext. 4 Published In The Western News August 25 & September 1, 2020. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF PRELIMINARY BUDGET HEARING The Troy City Council will hold their Preliminary Budget hearing for Fiscal Year 2020/2021 on August 26, 2020 at 7:00pm at the Troy City Council Chambers, 301 E Kootenai Avenue, Troy, Montana. The preliminary budget will be placed on file and may be examined at Troy City Hall after August 10, 2020 between the hours of 8:00am and 4:00pm. Any taxpayer or resident may appear at said hearing and be heard for or against any part of the proposed budget. The City of Troy will hold a final Budget meeting on August 26, 2020 immediately following the Preliminary Budget Hearing, at the Troy Council Chambers at 301 E Kootenai Avenue, Troy, Montana. The purpose of this meeting will be to approve the final budget and make appropriations. For further information contact Tracy Rebo, City Clerk at 295-4151. Dated this 7th day of August, 2020. /s/ Tracy Rebo, City Clerk Published In The Western News August 18 & 25, 2020. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF SALE FOR STATE SCHOOL TRUST LAND The Dept. of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) will offer the following parcels of state land located in Lincoln County for sale at public auction on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 9:00 AM at DNRC's Libby Unit Office at 177 State Lands Office Road in Libby, MT under terms and conditions provided herein. Sale No. 1022 Acres: 7.083± Legal Description: Tract 1, COS 4670, Sec. 36, T31N-R34W Property Address: 175 Iron Grouse Road, Troy, MT 59935 Minimum Bid for Land: $80,000 Value of Improvements on Property: $190,000 BID PARTICIPATION A bid packet containing an Offer to Purchase and Bid Deposit Receipt Form and Invitation to Purchase State Land at Public Oral Auction and General Terms & Conditions for Sale is available on DNRC's website, or from DNRC upon request. For Open House dates, go to All persons wishing to participate in the auction must submit a bid deposit postmarked by 5:00 PM on Thursday, September 10, 2020. The bid deposit must be in the form of a certified check made payable to DNRC equal to five percent (5%) of the minimum bid indicated for that parcel and submitted with a completed Offer to Purchase and Bid Deposit Receipt Form. Failure to submit the bid deposit or Offer to Purchase and Bid Deposit Receipt Form as provided herein will prohibit participation in the auction. All Offer to Purchase and Bid Deposit Receipt Forms and payments must be sent to: DNRC, Attn: Cabin/Home Site Sales, PO Box 201601, 1539 Eleventh Avenue, Helena, MT 59620-1601, (406) 444-4289 or TERMS OF SALE for SALE No. 1022: 1. The improvements and any other personal property on the cabin/home sites are owned by the lessee or other 3rd party. The successful bidder shall be required to pay the appraised value of the improvements in addition to the purchase price of the cabin/home site determined by the highest bid at the auction in accordance with MCA §77-2-318. 2. The minimum acceptable bids for the land are the values indicated above. 3. The parcel will be sold to the high bidder of that parcel. However, the current lessee of the parcel shall retain the option to exercise their preference right for purchase by matching the high bid for that parcel. If that right is exercised, the lessee will be deemed the purchaser of the parcel. If the preference right is not exercised, the high bidder shall be deemed to be the purchaser. The high bidder will be responsible to pay the lessee for the value of improvements located on the property. 4. In addition to the purchase price for each parcel and the purchase of the improvement, the purchaser shall also be responsible for the following costs (if applicable to that particular sale) including, but not limited to: Advertising, Appraisal, Filing Fees, Water Right Transfers, Cost of Closing. DNRC will follow all state recommendations to conduct public auctions safely for staff, participants, and public attendees. Registered bidders will be notified of any updates to the auction location and measures available to accommodate social distancing. For information on how to attend as a member of the public or for additional questions, call (406) 444-4289 or email All inquiries, bid deposits, or requests for forms must be sent to: DNRC, Attn: Cabin/Home Site Sales, PO Box 201601, 1539 Eleventh Avenue, Helena, MT 59620-1601, (406) 444-4289 or Published In The Western News August 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2020. MNAXLP

PUBLIC NOTICE FY 2020-2021 Public Budget Hearing & Adoption NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held by the Board of Lincoln County Commissioners on August 26, 2020 at 2:30 PM in the Commissioner's Office located at 512 California Ave., Libby, Montana for the purpose of presenting the Preliminary FY 2020/2021 Lincoln County Budget. Final Budget Resolution and Adoption will be held September 2, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Commissioner's Office. The Commission invites and encourages the public to attend. Public Hearings are for the purpose of hearing comments regarding the budget appropriations and revenues. Preliminary Budget Information is available at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Finance Office. For questions or further information, please contact the Finance Director, Wendy Drake at 283-2303 or email or the County Administrator, Patrick McFadden at 283-2345 or Published In The Western News August 25 & September 1, 2020. MNAXLP.