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Legals for August, 22 2023

| August 22, 2023 12:00 AM

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE To be sold for cash at a Trustee’s Sale on December 8, 2023, at 02:00 PM outside the North entrance to the Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923, the following described real property situated in Lincoln County, State of Montana: A tract of land in the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 14, Township 36 North, Range 27 West, P.M.M., records of Lincoln County, and more particularly described as follows: Beginning at a point 200 feet North 13° 02’ West of the Northwest corner of Block No. 2, Midvale, Lincoln County, Montana, thence North 76° 58’ East 140 feet thence North 13° 02’ West 150 feet thence South 76° 58’ West 140 feet thence South 13° 02’ East 150 feet, designated as Plot (A), Lincoln County, Montana. Plat No. 2371. More commonly known as 480 10th Street, Eureka, MT 59917. Patrick Ross, as Grantor, conveyed said real property to Charles (Yellowstone) J. Peterson, as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as designated nominee for America’s Wholesale Lender, beneficiary of the security instrument, its successors and assigns, by Deed of Trust on January 25, 2006, and filed for record in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder in Lincoln County, State of Montana, on January 30, 2006 as Instrument No. 191482, in Book 302, at Page 111, of Official Records. The Deed of Trust was assigned for value as follows: Assignee: Countrywide Home Loans, Inc. DBA America’s Wholesale Lender Assignment Dated: May 17, 2006 Assignment Recorded: May 22, 2006 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 194184, in Book 304, at Page 350 Assignee: BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP FKA Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignment Dated: August 30, 2010 Assignment Recorded: September 1, 2010 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 228279 RECORDS, in Book 333, at Page 440 Assignee: Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, doing business as Christiana Trust, not in its individual capacity, but solely as trustee for BCAT 2015-14BTT Assignment Dated: October 19, 2015 Assignment Recorded: November 20, 2015 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 260554 RECORDS, in Book 360, at Page 499 Assignee: Wilmington Savings Fund Society, FSB, Not in its individual capacity, but solely as Trustee of BCAT 2020-1TT Assignment Dated: June 29, 2020 Assignment Recorded: August 6, 2020 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 287011, in Book 383, at Page 908 Assignee: MCLP Asset Company, Inc. Assignment Dated: November 19, 2021 Assignment Recorded: December 16, 2021 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 297847, in Book 394, at Page 147 Assignee: U.S. Bank Trust National Association, not in its individual capacity but solely as owner trustee for RCF 2 Acquisition Trust c/o U.S. Bank Trust National Association Assignment Dated: December 8, 2021 Assignment Recorded: December 16, 2021 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 297848, in Book 394, at Page 148 All in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder for Lincoln County, Montana. Jason J. Henderson is the Successor Trustee pursuant to a Substitution of Trustee recorded in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lincoln County, State of Montana, on July 10, 2023, as Instrument No. 306552, in Book 402, at Page 221, of Official Records.  The Beneficiary has declared a default in the terms of said Deed of Trust due to the Grantor(s) failure to make monthly payments beginning January 1, 2023, and each month subsequent, which monthly installments would have been applied on the principal and interest due on said obligation and other charges against the property or loan. By reason of said default, the Beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by said Trust Deed immediately due and payable.  The total amount due on this obligation is the principal sum of $173,958.92, interest in the sum of $3,672.34, escrow advances of $1,461.32, other amounts due and payable in the amount of $1,509.15 for a total amount owing of $180,601.73, plus accruing interest, late charges, and other fees and costs that may be incurred or advanced.  The Beneficiary anticipates and may disburse such amounts as may be required to preserve and protect the property and for real property taxes that may become due or delinquent, unless such amounts of taxes are paid by the Grantor.  If such amounts are paid by the Beneficiary, the amounts or taxes will be added to the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust.  Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds of this sale include the Trustee’s fees and attorney’s fees, costs and expenses of the sale, and late charges, if any.  Beneficiary has elected, and has directed the Trustee to sell the above described property to satisfy the obligation.  The sale is a public sale and any person, including the Beneficiary, excepting only the Trustee, may bid at the sale.  The bid price must be paid immediately upon the close of bidding in cash or cash equivalents (valid money orders, certified checks or cashier’s checks).  The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed, without any representation or warranty, including warranty of title, express or implied, as the sale is made strictly on an as-is, where-is basis, without limitation, the sale is being made subject to all existing conditions, if any, of lead paint, mold or other environmental or health hazards.  The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale.  The Grantor, successor in interest to the Grantor, or any other person having an interest in the property, has the right, at any time prior to the Trustee’s Sale, to pay to the Beneficiary, or the successor in interest to the Beneficiary, the entire amount then due under the Deed of Trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and attorney’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Deed of Trust with Successor Trustee’s and attorney’s fees.  In the event that all defaults are cured the foreclosure will be dismissed and the foreclosure sale will be canceled.   The scheduled Trustee’s Sale may be postponed by public proclamation up to 15 days for any reason.  In the event of a bankruptcy filing, the sale may be postponed by the Trustee for up to 120 days by public proclamation at least every 30 days.  If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Successor Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse.  This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose.  Dated this 27th day of July, 2023. Jason J. Henderson Substitute Trustee 38 2nd Avenue East Dickinson, ND 58601 Telephone: 801-355-2886 Office Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8AM-5PM (MST) File No. MT21522 PUBLISHED IN The Western News August 8, 15 & 22, 2023. MNAXLP

PUBLIC NOTICE FY 2023/2024 Preliminary-Final Budget Public Hearings & Adoption NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that public hearings will be held by the Board of Lincoln County Commissioners on August 30st, 2023, at 11:30 AM in the Commissioner’s Meeting located at 512 California Ave., Libby, Montana for the purpose of presenting the Preliminary FY 2023/2024 Lincoln County Budget. Final Budget Resolution and Adoption will be held September 6th, 2023, at 11:30 AM 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, Office of the Director of Finance. Vision Net is available at the Lincoln County Annex Building in Eureka. This service is available for Eureka residents who would like to attend the Final FY 2023/2024 Lincoln County Budget Adoption without traveling. For questions or further information please contact Lincoln County Administrator, Jim Hammons at 283-2345 or email  PUBLISHED IN The Western News August 22 & 29, 2023. MNAXLP

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Engineering Services The County of Lincoln has received a federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Minimum Allocation Grant (MAG) award by the Montana Department of Natural Resources & Conservation for the construction of a new sewer main to serve the Kootenai Business Park.  The project consists of the installation of 1330-feet of new gravity sanitary sewer, manholes and service connections within a proposed roadway. It has been designed and is pending Montana Department of Environmental Quality approval, which is anticipated by the end September. The project is a component of a larger road construction project which is not subject to the grant program requirements but will require appropriate coordination. The anticipated date of service is October 2023 through the 2024 construction season. Contingent upon this award, the County Commissioners are soliciting offerors of a Statement of Qualifications in response to this Request for Qualifications for Engineering Services to assist the County in supervising construction of this project in compliance with all applicable requirements under the MAG Program. Payment terms will be negotiated with the selected offeror. The services to be provided will include: Preparing the construction bid package in conformance with applicable ARPA requirements and supervising the bid advertising, tabulation, and award process, including preparing the advertisements for bid solicitation, conducting the bid opening, and issuing the notice to proceed; Conducting the pre-construction conference; Reviewing contractor submittals and requests for information; On-site supervising of construction work, and preparing inspection reports; Coordinating with other on-site contractors and engineers; Reviewing and approving all contractor requests for payment and submitting approved requests to the governing body; Submitting certified “as-built” drawings to the appropriate agencies; and Coordinating with Lincoln County’s Grant Administrator to provide timely project updates for reporting purposes. Responses should include: The firm’s legal name, corporate address, and telephone number; Location of managing office; Firm’s history and areas of practice; The experience and qualifications of the staff to be assigned to project; A description of the firm’s prior experience with sanitary sewer construction, including any similar projects managing construction, providing inspection services and working with funding agencies; A description of the firm’s experience working on contaminated and/or Superfund sites; and A description of the firm’s current work activities and availability to perform the proposed services; and Respondents will be evaluated according to the following factors: The qualifications of the professional personnel to be assigned to the project 25% The consultant’s capability to meet time and project budget requirements including present and projected workloads 10% Firm’s Location 5% Experience working with contractors and providing construction oversight 15% Specific experience on similar projects 25% Recent and current work for the Lincoln County 10% Overall Quality of the Proposal 10% The selection of the consultant may be based on an evaluation of the written responses. The County Commissioners may elect to conduct interviews of select firms at their discretion. The award will be made to the most qualified offeror whose proposal is deemed most advantageous to the County, all factors considered. Unsuccessful offerors will be notified as soon as possible. Questions should be directed to Commissioner Jim Hammons at (406) 283-2345 or  Questions must be submitted no later than one week prior to the Statement of Qualifications due date described below. All Statements of Qualifications must be received no later than 5:00 PM local time on SEPTEMBER 8, 2023. Statements must be in a sealed envelope labeled “Statement of Qualifications for Kootenai Business Park Sewer Project.” The envelope shall be addressed to Jim Hammons, Commissioner, Lincoln County, 512 California Avenue, Libby, Montana 59923.  This solicitation is being offered in accordance with state statutes governing procurement of professional services. Accordingly, the County Commissioners reserve the right to negotiate an agreement based on fair and reasonable compensation for the scope of work and services proposed, as well as the right to reject any and all responses deemed unqualified, unsatisfactory or inappropriate. Done the 8th day of SEPTEMBER, 2023 By:  /s/ Jim Hammons, Lincoln County Commissioner PUBLISHED IN The Western News August 22 & 29, 2023. MNAXLP