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Legals for March, 19 2024

| March 19, 2024 12:00 AM

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD Notice is hereby given that Lincoln County has opened a 45-day comment period on proposed projects under Title III of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act. Eligible projects under Title III include FireWise Communities program activities, reimbursement of county costs for emergency services performed on federal lands, training and equipment purchases directly related to emergency services paid for by the county and performed on federal land, also development and implementation of Community Wildfire Protection Plans (CWPPs). Lincoln County has identified several projects that meet these eligibility requirements.  They include continued development of FireWise Community programs and implementation of the Lincoln County Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP).  These projaects include landowner and public education, applying FireWise strategies to private property including implementing fuels reduction work.  Other projects and funding uses are information related to FireWise programs, and reimbursement of costs incurred by county emergency services performed on federal land. All comments must be submitted in writing and received by April 22, 2024.  Please mail comments to the Board of Lincoln County Commissioners, 512 California Ave, Libby, MT 59923.  For further information, please contact Lincoln County Forester, Jennifer Nelson (406)283-2322 or at jnelson@libby.org PUBLISHED In The Western News March 5, 12, & 19, 2024. MNAXLP