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C. Mark Hash Hash, O'Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP Attorneys at Law 136 1st Ave. W. P. O. Box 1178 Kalispell, MT 59903-1178 (406) 755-6919 Attorneys for Personal Representative MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF Paulette K. Nosler, Deceased Cause No. DP-21-23 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representa-tive of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must be either mailed to Paul C. Resch, the Personal Representative, by certified mail, return receipt requested, c/o Hash, O'Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP, Attorneys at Law, P.O. Box 1178, Kalispell, Montana 59903-1178, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. DATED this 23rd day of February, 2021 s/ Paul C. Resch Personal Representative Hash, O'Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP By s/ C Mark Hash Published In The Western News March 2, 9, and 16, 2021. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF CLOSE OF VOTER REGISTRATION AND OPTION FOR LATE REGISTRATION FOR SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that regular* registration for elections to be held on May 4, 2021 will close at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, April 5, 2021. To register to vote, or to update your name, address, or other voter information, submit the voter registration application to the county elections office. You may obtain an application by calling the elections office at 406-283-2302 or downloading the application online at The application must be signed before being submitted to the election's office. Note: If you miss this regular registration deadline, you may still register for the election by coming to the County Election Office up to and including Election Day. The following school districts are scheduled to hold a May 4, 2021 election; however, their elections may be cancelled if trustee positions are not contested and there are no other ballot issues to vote on: LINCOLN COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS 1, 4, 13, 14, 15, 24 and 53. All active and inactive electors of the above-mentioned school districts are entitled to vote in the election for the district in which they reside. **For districts holding a mail ballot election, ballots will be automatically mailed to registered electors with an active status by April 14, 2021 - April 19, 2021. For districts holding a polling place election, ballots will be mailed to absentee voters only on April 14, 2021. If you do not receive a ballot, contact the County Election Office at 406-283-2302 or in person at 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923 for more information on voter eligibility and how to receive a ballot. Done this 3rd day of March, 2021. Paula Buff Lincoln County Elections Administrator Published In The Western News March 16, 23, & 30, 2021. MNAXLP

SECTION 1.1 INVITATION TO BID AIRPORT IMPROVEMENTS LIBBY AIRPORT LIBBY, MONTANA Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received and publicly opened at 11:00 a.m., local time on Wednesday, March 31, 2021 by the Lincoln County Commission at the Lincoln County Commissioners' Office, 512 California Ave, Libby, MT 59923, for the construction of "Airport Improvements" to include the following: LIBBY AIRPORT - Airport Pavement Rehabilitation Project - Runway Mill & Overlay, South Taxiway Reconstruction, Pavement Maintenance (Crack Seal, Seal Coat), and New Pavement Markings This work is to include all tools, equipment, materials and labor to complete this project. Bids must be sealed and delivered to Lincoln County Commission at the Lincoln County Commissioners' Office, 512 California Ave, Libby, MT 59923, at or before 11:00 a.m., local time on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, and marked "Bid for Airport Improvements at the Libby Airport." The bidder's name, address and state Contractor's Registration Number shall appear in the lower left-hand corner of the envelope. Bid Bond. All bids must be accompanied by lawful monies of the United States or a Cashier's Check, a Certified Check, Bid Bond, Bank Money Order or Bank Draft, drawn and issued by a National Banking Association located in the State of Montana, or by any Banking Corporation incorporated under the Laws of the State of Montana, in an amount equal to not less than ten (10) percent of the total bid, payable to the order of the Lincoln County as liquidated damages in the event said successful bidder shall fail or refuse to execute the contract in accordance with the terms of his bid. Performance and Payment Bond. After a contract is awarded, the successful bidder will be required to furnish a separate Performance and Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract. Contract Documents. Contact person for this project is Nick Enblom, P.E. at (406) 495-3417. The Contract Documents consisting of half size Drawings and Project Manual may be viewed by either electronic documents on-line, or a hard copy at either the office of Morrison-Maierle, Inc., 1 Engineering Place, Helena, MT 59602, or the Lincoln County Clerk and Recorders office, 512 California Ave., Libby MT 59923, but may only be obtained by electronic documents online. Electronic Transfer - Complete electronic Project Plans, Project Manual, and "Bid Proposal Packet" are available at the Morrison-Maierle, Inc. website -", by clicking on the "Projects Bidding" link and selecting this project from the project list. Documents can only be viewed on the Morrison-Maierle, Inc. website, and cannot be downloaded or printed without purchasing. To purchase and download the project documents in pdf format and be placed on the planholder's list, click "Download Project PDF" and sign on to Plan documents and "Bid Proposal Packet" can be downloaded for a fee of $30.00. Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or email "" for assistance in the free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities. The Bidder must supply all the information required by the bid documents and specifications. Funding for This Contract is Federally Assisted. Contractors at every tier must comply with applicable federal requirements including but not limited to: the Buy American Preference, Foreign Trade Restriction, Davis Bacon, Affirmative Action, Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension, Governmentwide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace, and Procurement of Recovered Materials, as contained in the bid documents. Title VI Solicitation Notice. Lincoln County Commission, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award. Davis Bacon. The Contractor will be required to comply with the wage and labor requirements and to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedule of wage rates established by the United States Department of Labor as referenced in the Contract. Contractor Registration. Contractors and any subcontractors doing work on this project will require registration with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry. Forms for registration are available from the Department of Labor and Industry, P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect Avenue, Helena, Montana 59604-8011. Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-800-556-6694. Contractors are required to have been registered with the Department of Labor and Industry prior to bidding on this project. Non-Segregated Facilities. By submitting a bid/proposal under this solicitation, the bidder or offeror certifies they meet the non-segregated facilities requirement(s) per Section 1.8 - A19 of these specifications. Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Requirement. The proposed contract is under subject to 41 CFR § 60-1.4 and Executive Order 11246 of September 24, 1965, and to the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Federal Labor Provisions. A Contractor having 50 or more employees and his subcontractors having 50 or more employees and who may be awarded a subcontract of $50,000 or more will be required to maintain an affirmative action program, the standards for which are contained in the specifications. To be eligible for award each bidder must comply with the affirmative action requirements which are contained in these specifications. DBE Requirement. The Lincoln County Commission has established an overall DBE goal for the year. Under this contract, the Airport Authority is adopting a race-neutral means of facilitating DBE participation. The bidder shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in the performance of this contract. The bidder shall carry out all applicable requirements of 49 CFR Part 26 in the award and administration of DOT assisted contracts. As required by 49 CFR Part 26, the Airport Authority is required to create a bidders list, consisting of information about all DBE and non-DBE firms that bid or quote on DOT-assisted contracts. The purpose of this requirement is to allow use of the bidders list approach to calculating future overall DBE goals. As per the requirements of the Proposal section, all Prime Bidders submitting bids on this project must submit, with his or her bid, a list including the name, address, and DBE/non-DBE status of all subcontractors and suppliers that bid or quote for work under this contract. Failure to provide this information, as outlined in the Proposal section, will make the bidder non-responsive and not eligible for award of the contract. Funding and Award. This contract will be funded in part by a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. Therefore, award of the Contract by the Sponsor will be made subject to concurrence of FAA. Bidders may not withdraw Proposals for a period of one hundred and twenty days (120) days after the bid opening date. Pre-bid Conference. The pre-bid conference is hereby established at 3:00 p.m., Monday, March 22nd, 2021, at the Airport Terminal/Pilots Lounge, at the Libby Airport. A tour of the work site at the Libby Airport will be conducted following the pre-bid conference. Signed: /s/ Jerry Benner, Chair Lincoln County Board of Commissioners Published In The Western News March 9, 16, & 23, 2021. MNAXLP