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Legals for December, 14 2021

| December 14, 2021 12:00 AM

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice to Water Users (Pursuant to Section 85-2-307, MCA) The following application has been submitted to appropriate water in the State of Montana. THIS FOREST SERVICE APPLICATION WAS SUBMITTED PURSUANT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE-MONTANA COMPACT AS PRESENTED IN §85-20-1401, MCA. OBJECTION DEADLINE: JANUARY 13, 2022. OBJECTIONS TO THIS APPLICATION MUST BE FILED ON AN OBJECTION TO APPLICATION, FORM NO. 611 AND MUST PROVIDE SUBSTANTIAL CREDIBLE INFORMATION. THE SPECIFIC STATUTE PERTAINING TO THESE REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND AT §85-20-1401, ARTICLE VI, MCA. MAIL THE COMPLETED FORM POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE THE SPECIFIED DEADLINE AND $25.00 FILING FEE TO THE DNRC, PO BOX 201601, HELENA, MT 59620-1601. THE FORM IS AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.DNRC.MT.GOV/WRD/DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS APPLICATION TO: ATTN: ETHAN MACE, (PHONE: 406-542-5890, EMAIL: EMACE@MT.GOV), 2705 SPURGIN RD, BLDG C, PO BOX 5004, MISSOULA, MT 59804-5004. Application Number: 76D 30114889 Owners: USA (DEPT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE) WATER RIGHTS PROGRAM MANAGER, NORTHERN REGION 26 FORT MISSOULA RD MISSOULA, MT 59804 7203 Priority Date: NOVEMBER 30, 2017 at 09:33 A.M. Purpose (Use): INSTREAM FISHERY Maximum Flow Rate: 30.00 CFS Source Name: PIPE CREEK Source Type: SURFACE WATER Point of Diversion and Means of Diversion: ID 1; Qtr Sec: SE; Sec 20; Twp 31N; Rge 31W; County LINCOLN Period of Diversion: JANUARY 1 TO DECEMBER 31 Diversion Means: INSTREAM Purpose (Use): INSTREAM FISHERY Period of Use: JANUARY 1 to DECEMBER 31 Place of Use: ID 1; Qtr Sec: SE; Sec 20; Twp 31N; Rge 31W; County LINCOLN Remarks: THIS WATER RIGHT IS FOR INSTREAM USE; MEANING THAT THERE IS NO DIVERSION, IMPOUNDMENT OR WITHDRAWAL ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE AND THE USE DOES NOT CAUSE A NET LOSS OF WATER IN THE SOURCE OF SUPPLY. LOCATION OF DOWNSTREAM END OF REACH, NOT TO EXTEND BEYOND FOREST SERVICE BOUNDARY; LATITUDE 48.42975 N, LONGITUDE -115.59160 W DECIMAL DEGREES, IN THE SWSE OF SECTION 20, T31N, R31W, LINCOLN COUNTY. LOCATION OF UPSTREAM END OF REACH; LATITUDE 48.43128 N, LONGITUDE -115.58999 W DECIMAL DEGREES, IN THE SWSE OF SECTION 20, T31N, R31W, LINCOLN COUNTY. Published In The Western News December 14, 2021. MNAXLP

SECTION 00100 INVITATION TO BID Separate sealed bids for construction of the Angel Island Bridge will be received by Lincoln County at 512 California Avenue, Libby, Montana 59923, by the Human Resource Director at the Human Resource Office, until 11:00 AM, local time on January 5, 2022, and then publicly opened and read aloud at the Commissioners meeting at 11:15 AM, local time January 5, 2022. The project being bid consists of replacement of the existing bridge on Bethel Drive, the access to Angel Island, with a structure supported by driven treated timber piling, cast in place end bents and precast deck. Angel Island is a residential area with primarily seasonal residences. The replacement structure should be completed before May 15, 2022. The successful contractor will be required to maintain one way traffic during construction. The contract documents consisting of half sized Drawings and Project Manual must be obtained at the office of Fraser Management & Consulting, 690 North Meridian, Suite 103, Kalispell, Montana, 59901, in accordance with Article 2.01 of the Instructions to Bidders. Only Bids submitted in a Project Manual obtained from Fraser Management & Consulting, PLLC. will be accepted and read. There is no cost for the Project Manual. In addition, the Project Manual and Drawings may be examined at the following locations: - Lincoln County Clerk and Recorder, 512 California Avenue, Libby Montana. - Flathead Valley Plans Exchange 3203 Highway 2 East, Kalispell, Montana. CONTRACTORS and any of the CONTRACTORS subcontracting bidding or contemplating providing goods or services will required to be registered with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry, PO Box 8011, 1805 Prospect, Helena, Montana, 59604-8011. Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-406-444-7734. CONTRACTOR is not required to have registration with DLI prior to bidding on this project but must have registration prior to execution of the Construction Agreement. State Prevailing Wages apply to this project. The CONTRACTOR and all subcontractors shall pay employees involved in the performance of the construction work according to the laws of the State of Montana in accordance with the Montana Prevailing Wage Rates established by the Montana Department of Labor and Industry included in this Project Manual. Each bid or proposal must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check or Bid Bond payable to Lincoln County, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. The successful Bidder shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and Labor and Materials Payment Bond each in the full amount of the Contract. Insurance as required shall be provided by the successful BIDDER and certificate of insurance shall be provided as defined in the Information to Bidders and Supplemental Information to Bidders. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for public opening of the Bids specified herein. The right is reserved to reject any or all bids or proposals received, to waive informalities to postpone the award of the contract period not to exceed sixty (60) days, and to accept the lowest responsive bid which is in the best interests of the OWNER. This project is funded by local funds. The Contractor is required to be an Equal Employment Employer. Authorized By: _____________________ Jerry Bennett, Chairman Lincoln County Commissioners Published In The Western News December 14 & 21, 2021. MNAXLP

REQUEST FOR STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES NOTICE OF EXTENSION The deadline for the request for statements of qualifications for engineering/consulting services to assist with expansion and closure projects at the Class II Libby Landfill, published in the Kootenai Valley Record on November 13 and 20, has been extended. All proposals must be received no later than 5:00 PM, MST, on December 20, 2021. Questions and responses should be directed to Kathi Hooper, Lincoln County Health Department, at 406-283-2440 or khooper@libby.org or 418 Mineral Ave, Libby, MT 59923. Please state "Professional Services Proposal" on the outside of the response package and provide eight (8) copies of the proposal. Published In The Western News December 10 & 14, 2021. MNAXLP

PUBLIC OPPORTUNITY TO PROTEST ISSUANCE OF ONE NEW MONTANA ALL-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES LICENSE FOXY'S BAR AND RV PARK LLC (Steven Ray and Jacquiline S. Myers, Owner(s)) has applied for one new Montana All-Alcoholic Beverages License No. 56-999-4310-001 to be operated at FOXY'S BAR AND RV PARK LLC, 42985 Us Highway 2, Libby, Lincoln County. The public may protest this license transfer in accordance with the law. Who can protest this transfer? Protests will be accepted from residents of the county of the proposed location Lincoln County, residents of adjoining Montana counties, and residents of adjoining counties in another state if the criteria in 16-4-207(4)(d), Montana Code Annotated (MCA), are met. What information must be included? Protest letters must be legible and contain (1) the protestor's full name, mailing address, and street address; (2) the license number 56-999-4310-001 and the applicant's name FOXY'S BAR AND RV PARK LLC; (3) an indication that the letter is intended as a protest; (4) a description of the grounds for protesting; and (5) the protestor's signature. A letter with multiple signatures will be considered one protest letter. What are valid protest grounds? The protest may be based on the applicant's qualifications listed in 16-4-401, MCA, or the grounds for denial of an application in 16-4-405, MCA. Examples of valid protest grounds include: (1) the applicant is unlikely to operate the establishment in compliance with the law; (2) the proposed location cannot be properly policed by local authorities; and (3) the welfare of the people in the vicinity of the proposed location will be adversely and seriously affected. How are protests submitted? Protests must be postmarked to the Department of Revenue, Office of Dispute Resolution, P.O. Box 5805, Helena, Montana 59604-5805 on or before December 24, 2021. What happens if the transfer is protested? Depending on the number of protests and the protest grounds, a public hearing will be held in Helena or Libby. All valid protestors will be notified of the hearing's time, date and location. Hearings typically are scheduled within 90 days. A protester's hearing testimony is limited to the grounds in the protester's letter. Following the hearing, the Department of Revenue will notify the public whether the license transfer is approved or denied. How can additional information be obtained? The cited MCA statutes are online at leg.mt.gov/bills/mca_toc/. Questions may be directed to Charlene Sholey, Compliance Specialist for the Department of Revenue's Alcoholic Beverage Control Division, at 444-3505 or Charlene.Sholey@mt.gov. Published In The Western News November 23, 29, December 7 & 14, 2021. MNAXLP