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Legals for February, 14 2021

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No. 27535 INVITATION TO BID Recycling Services CITY of WHITEFISH, MONTANA Issued: February 8, 2021 Bids Due: Friday March 5, 2021 - 4 PM 418 E. 2ND ST. WHITEFISH, MT 59937 Sealed bids for Recycling Services will be received by the City of Whitefish until Friday, March 5, 2021, at 4:00 PM. Bids shall be addressed to Craig Workman, Director of Public Works, 418 E. 2nd St., Whitefish, MT 59937. A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Tuesday February 16, 2021 at 10 am. The meeting will be held remotely via WebEx. Specific meeting information will be provided upon request. Bids will be accepted for two separate and distinct services. Part 1 is for the design and management of a Central Recycling Site. This portion of the bid is mandatory for all responders. Part 2 is for the bi-weekly curbside collection and disposal of recyclables from approximately 3,500 residential units within the City of Whitefish. This portion of the bid is an alternate and bidders may elect not to respond to this portion of the invitation. Detailed specifications and bid forms may be secured from the Public Works Department, Whitefish City Hall, 418 E. 2nd St., Whitefish, MT 59937, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, or from the city's website at www.cityofwhitefish.org. Contact Craig Workman, Department of Public Works at (406) 863-2455, or email at cworkman@cityofwhitefish.org for any questions you may have. It is the responsibility of each bidder to become fully acquainted with the specifications as they exist so the bidder may fully understand the routes, facilities, difficulties, and restrictions related to providing services in accordance with the detailed specifications and bid forms. The City reserves the right to modify or waive technicalities in specifications, reject any or all bids, to waive irregularities or accept the bid that in its opinion will serve its best interest. It is the successful bidder's responsibility to comply with state and federal regulations. February 14, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27461 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ECHO LAKE ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(1), M.C.A., that it will hold a public hearing to consider a change in the zoning designation in a portion of the Echo Lake Zoning District from AG-40 (Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural). Lots 2A and 3A of The Amended Plat of Lots 2, 3, and 4 of Lake Hollows Subdivision, according to the official plat thereof, filed in Official Records of the Flathead County, Montana. And Lot 4AA of Echo Bay Tracts, an Amended Subdivision Plat of Lot 4A, according to the official plat thereof, filed in Official Records of Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the AG-40 and SAG-5 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners, 800 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and online at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/zoning.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on for file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. The public hearing will be held on the 2nd day of March, 2021, at 9:00 o'clock a.m. in the Commissioners' Chambers, Third Floor, Old Courthouse, Kalispell, Montana. At the public hearing, the Board of Commissioners will give the public an opportunity to be heard regarding the proposed change to the Echo Lake Zoning District. Written comments are encouraged and will be reviewed by the Commissioners prior to the hearing if received by the Flathead County Commissioners' Office at least three business days prior to the hearing. DATED this 5th day of January, 2021. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Pamela J. Holmquist Pamela J. Holmquist, Chair February 14, 21, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27462 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING HOLT ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(1), M.C.A., that it will hold a public hearing to consider a request by Tara Oster to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Holt Zoning District from R-3 (One-Family Residential) to R-1 (Suburban Residential). The boundaries of the areas proposed to be amended from R-3 (One-Family Residential) to R-1 (Suburban Residential) are described as: Tract 1 of Certificate of Survey No. 11767, located in the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the R-3 and R-1 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and online at http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on for file for public inspection at the Commissioners' Office and at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. The public hearing will be held on the 2nd day of March, 2021 at 9:15 o'clock a.m. in the Commissioners' Chambers, Third Floor, Courthouse, Kalispell, Montana. At the public hearing, the Board of Commissioners will give the public an opportunity to be heard regarding the proposed change to the Holt Zoning District. Written comments are encouraged and will be reviewed by the Commissioners if received at least three business days prior to the hearing. DATED this 5th day of January, 2021. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Pamela J. Holmquist Pamela J. Holmquist, Chairman February 14, 21, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27527 CALL FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the crushing and stockpiling of gravel at Flathead County's Bush gravel pit will be received by the County Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana. The work contemplated consists of crushing and stockpiling the following: 1" MINUS CRUSHED GRAVEL WITH BENTONITE Approximately 35,000 tons of 1" inch minus crushed gravel at the Gladys Glen Pit in Flathead County. Flathead County has budgeted $350,000 for this material and reserves the right to increase or decrease quantities to meet the budget. Crushed material to meet specifications below. Crushed material shall include 1/2" minus crushed bentonite with less than 16% moisture content and free swell greater than 16 cc to achieve Plasticity Index as required. Contractor shall determine the amount of bentonite to achieve gravel that meets the specifications. PERCENTAGE BY WEIGHT PASSING SQUARE MESH SIEVES Sieve Size Job Mix Target Bands 1" 100 % 3/4" 97-100% 3/8" 70-80 % No. 4 51-63 % No. 16 28-39 % No. 40 19-27 % No. 200 12-20 % LL 35 max PI 6-12% The above gradation bands represent the job mix target limits, which determine the suitability of aggregate for use. The final job mix target gradation must be within the specified bands and uniformly graded from course to fine and not vary from the low limits on one screen to the high limit on the adjacent screen, or vice versa. Not less than 60% of coarse aggregate particles by weight shall have at least two mechanically fractured faces (ASTM D5821). Contractor performs sieve analysis (AASHTO T27 and T11) and liquid limit (AASHTO T89 Method A & T87), and plasticity index (AASHTO T90) every 2,000 tons. Actual amounts to be crushed shall be determined based upon quantity and unit prices. Crushed material quantity will be paid for by determining a rodded unit weight (ASTM C29) for product(s) and accompanying owner survey(s) to determine pile volume. All material up to 4 feet shall be crushed; any material over 4 feet will be considered oversize. Material and pit area may be viewed by making an appointment with the Road Department. The exact location of material to crush and of the stockpile will be designated by the Flathead County Road Department at the time of crushing. Contact the Flathead County Road Department if there are any questions or to set up a time to view the crushing site. Bid proposals must be submitted on a form to be provided for the purpose, addressed to the Board of County Commissioners, Room 302, 800 South Main, Kalispell, MT 59901, and enclosed in an envelope marked, "Proposal for Crushing and Stockpiling Gravel." No proposal will be considered unless accompanied by a proposal security in the amount of ten percent (10%) of his bid to secure the bidder's express covenant that if the bidder is awarded the contract, the bidder will, within ten (10) days, enter into a formal contract for the purchase and sale of said materials. Bid security shall be payable to Flathead County and shall be in the form of lawful money of the United States; a cashier's check, certified check, bank money order or bank draft issued by a Montana bank, or a bid bond executed by a surety corporation authorized to do business in Montana. A performance bond will be required for the faithful performance of the successful contractor in the full amount of the bid. Specifications, forms of contract, proposal blanks, and full instructions are on file and may be obtained at the Commissioner's Office, at 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, MT 59901. Time is of the essence. Liquidated damages in the amount of $200 per day shall be due in the event that the contractor fails to complete the contract within sixty (60) days. This allows thirty (30) days for the contractor to file a public notice of moving and the State change of location notice. Extenuating circumstances will be considered by the County Commissioners for extension of the contract date. The successful bidder must contract to pay prevailing wage rates (Highway Construction Services) set by the Montana Department of Labor. The Contractor and all subcontractors will be required to have a certificate of registration from the Employment Relations Division of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry in the proper classification. The successful bidder must contract to give preference to the employment of bona fide residents of Montana in the performance of the work. A resident bidder will be allowed a preference against the bid of any nonresident bidder from any state or county that enforces a preference for resident bidders equal to the preference given in the other state or county. The successful bidder will also be required to provide proof of Workers' Compensation insurance and/or an independent contractor certification from the State dated after May 1, 2005, as well as satisfy the County's minimum insurance requirements. All sealed bids, plainly marked as such, must be delivered to the Clerk to Flathead County Board of Commissioners, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, MT 59901, on or before 4:30 PM on February 24, 2021. Bids will be opened and read at 8:45 AM on February 25, 2021 in the Commissioner's Chambers, 3rd floor of the County Courthouse. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to accept the bid deemed to be in the best interest of Flathead County. The award of a bid will be made solely by the issuance of a letter of award to the successful bidder by the Office of the Flathead County Board of Commissioners. Dated this 2nd day of February, 2021 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Randy L. Brodehl Randy L. Brodehl, Chairman February 7, 14, 2021 MNAXLP ___________________________

No. 27540 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION HIGHWAY 93 NORTH ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, hereby gives notice pursuant to Section 76-2-205(5), M.C.A., that it passed a resolution of intention (Resolution No. 837EM) on February 9, 2021, to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Highway 93 North Zoning District from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural). The boundaries of the areas proposed to be amended from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) are described as: A tract of land being the Northeast Quarter of Section 08, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, Flathead County, Montana, known as Parcel A of Certificate of Survey No. 20324. The regulations defining the SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) and SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Clerk and Recorder, Courthouse, 800 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office's website, at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. For thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, the Board of Commissioners will receive written protests to the change proposed for a portion of the Highway 93 North Zoning District from persons owning real property within Flathead County whose names appear on the last completed assessment roll of Flathead County and who either are registered voters in Flathead County or execute and acknowledge their protests before a notary public. DATED this 9th day of February, 2021. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Randy L. Brodehl Randy L. Brodehl, Chair February 14, 21, 2021 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 27542 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION HIGHWAY 93 NORTH ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, hereby gives notice pursuant to Section 76-2-205(5), M.C.A., that it passed a resolution of intention (Resolution No. 837EO) on February 9, 2021, to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Highway 93 North Zoning District from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural). The boundaries of the areas proposed to be amended from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) are described as: That portion of the Northwest Quarter of Section 08, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, Flathead County, Montana. Shown as Parcel B of Certificate of Survey No. 13497. The regulations defining the SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) and SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) zone are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations and on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners, located at 800 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office's website, at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. For thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, the Board of Commissioners will receive written protests to the change proposed for a portion of the Highway 93 North Zoning District from persons owning real property within Flathead County whose names appear on the last completed assessment roll of Flathead County and who either are registered voters in Flathead County or execute and acknowledge their protests before a notary public. DATED this 9th day of February, 2021 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Randy L. Brodehl Randy L. Brodehl, Chairman February 14, 21, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27546 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION HIGHWAY 93 NORTH ZONING DISTRICT The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, hereby gives notice pursuant to Section 76-2-205(5), M.C.A., that it passed a resolution of intention (Resolution No. 837EK) on February 11, 2021, to change the zoning designation in a portion of the Highway 93 North Zoning District from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to I-1H (Light Industrial Highway). The boundaries of the areas proposed to be amended from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to I-1H (Light Industrial Highway) are described as: Tract 1 A Tract of land, situated, lying and being in the East Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 1, Township 29 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana, and more particularly described as follows to wit: Commencing at the Northeast corner of the NE 1/4 of Section 1, Township 29 North, Range 22 West, P.M., M., Flathead County, Montana, being a found iron pin; Thence along the north boundary of said NE 1/4, N89°56'44"W 663.97 feet to THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE TRACT OF LAND HEREIN DESCRIBED: Thence S00°08'04"E 672.57 feet to a found pin on the Northeast R/W of a 60 foot deeded County Road known as Scenic Ridge Road; Thence northwesterly along said R/W the following three courses: N19°01'47"W 371.05 feet to a set iron pin; N49°05'47"W 407.90 feet to a set iron pin, and N89°30'47"W 49.23 feet to a set iron pin on the east R/W of U.S. Highway 93; Thence along said R/W N00°08'29"E 54.74 feet to a point on the north boundary of said NE 1/4; Thence along said north boundary S89°56'44"E 476.79 feet to the point of beginning, containing 2.765 Acres. ALSO, Commencing at the Northeast corner of the NE 1/4 of Section 1, Township 29 North, Range 22 West, P.M., M., Flathead County, Montana, being a found iron pin; Thence S29°47'14"W 1189.66 feet to a set iron pin on the Southwest R/W of a 60 foot deeded County Road known as Scenic Ridge Road and THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE TRACT OF LAND HEREIN DESCRIBED: Thence leaving said R/W West 558.38 feet to a set iron on the east R/W of U.S. Highway 93; Thence along said R/W the following four courses: N00°06'51"E 122.55 feet to a found aluminum cap; N16°44'38"E 91.27 feet to a found aluminum cap; N00°07'58"E 634.33 feet to a found aluminum cap, and N14°00'44"W 76.83 feet to a set iron pin on the Southwest R/W of said Scenic Ridge Road; Thence along said R/W the following four course: S89°30'47"E 25.72 feet to a set iron pin; S49°05'47"E 369.70 feet to a set iron pin; S19°01'47"E 517.28 feet to a set iron pin, and S21°50'47"E 202.02 feet to the point of beginning, containing 7.235 Acres, for a GRAND TOTAL OF 10.000 ACRES; subject to and together with all appurtenant easements shown and of record. AND Parcel A Parcel A of Certificate of Survey No. 21076, in the East Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 1, Township 29 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M. Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the SAG-10 and I-1H zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations, on file for public inspection at the Office of the Clerk and Recorder, Courthouse, 800 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office's website, at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed zone change are also on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. For thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice, the Board of Commissioners will receive written protests to the change proposed for a portion of the Highway 93 North Zoning District from persons owning real property within Flathead County whose names appear on the last completed assessment roll of Flathead County and who either are registered voters in Flathead County or execute and acknowledge their protests before a notary public. DATED this 11th day of February, 2021. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Randy L. Brodehl Randy L. Brodehl, Chairman February 14, 21, 2021 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 27532 INVITATION TO BID FLATHEAD COUNTY SOLID WASTE DISTRICT PHASE V GROUNDWATER PROTECTION SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION PROJECT Notice is hereby given that the Flathead County Solid Waste District will receive bids for the construction of the Phase V Groundwater Protection System Construction Project. The project generally consists of construction of a groundwater protection composite liner system, leachate collection and recovery system, stormwater improvements and gravel pad improvements. Work primarily consists of clearing/demolition, earthwork including mass excavation and stockpiling, subgrade preparation, geosynthetics deployment, gravel site surface, leachate gravel and protective soil cover placement, minor stormwater improvements, and other miscellaneous items. The proposed project is located in Flathead County, MT, approximately 4.8 miles north of the City of Kalispell, MT. All sealed bids plainly marked "Flathead County Solid Waste District: Phase V Groundwater Protection System Construction Project" must be delivered to the Flathead County Solid Waste District, 4098 Highway 93 North, Kalispell, Montana 59901, at or before 1:00 p.m., local time Friday, March 5, 2021. All Bids that have been duly received will be opened and read aloud immediately thereafter at the Flathead County Solid Waste District Office. All Bids must be in accordance with the Contract Documents on file at the following locations: Flathead County Solid Waste District Office, 4098 Highway 93 North, Kalispell, MT (406) 758-5773; and designated Plans Exchanges. Digital project bidding documents are available at the SWT Engineering website (www.swteng.com). Click on the link titled "Current Projects Bidding". You may download and print the Contract Documents, Specifications, and Construction Drawings at no charge, however, all Prime Contractors that intend to offer a bid for this project must contact Flathead County Solid Waste District at the address stipulated above to obtain an "official" Bid Proposal form and to get their name added to the Bidders List. Prime contractor's can also contact SWT Engineering (909.390.1328) to obtain an "official" Bid Proposal form and get their name added to the Bidders List. A non-refundable deposit of $20.00, made payable to SWT Engineering, will be required to obtain the "Official" Bid Proposal. The entire set of bidding documents may also be obtained in the form of printed Contract Documents, Specifications, Construction Drawings, and the "Official" Bid Proposal for a non-refundable deposit of $250.00, made payable to SWT Engineering, if the Contractor chooses not to download and print their own documents. No bids will be considered unless they are submitted on the "Official" Bid Proposal form and the Contractor's name has been included on the Bidders List. No bids shall be withdrawn for a period of 60 days after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids. A mandatory in-person pre-bid conference will be held at the Flathead County Landfill, CFC Building (northwest corner of landfill green box container site), located at 4098 Highway 93 North, Kalispell, MT 59901 commencing at 9:00 a.m, local time on Thursday, February 18, 2021. This conference will adhere to all current Montana DPHHS protocols regarding COVID 19 i.e. social distance guidelines. To ensure that specific requirements identified within the contract documents and specifications are met, attendance of the pre-bid conference is MANDATORY. Bid security in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the bid to secure the bidder's express covenant that if the bidder is awarded the contract, the bidder will, within fourteen (14) days following the notice of award, enter into a formal contract for completion of the project. Bid security shall be payable to Flathead County Solid Waste District and shall be in the form of lawful money of the United States, as cashier's check, certified check, bank money order, or bank draft issued by a Montana bank, or bid bond executed by a surety corporation authorized to do business in Montana. A performance Bond and Labor and Materials Payment Bond each in the amount of One Hundred percent (100%) of the contract sum will be required of the successful bidder, to secure the contractor's covenant to faithfully perform all of the conditions of the contract in accordance with the law and that contract. The successful bidder must contract to pay prevailing wage rates, set by the Montana Department of Labor, and will be subject to withholding of 1% of all payments for transmittal to the Department of Revenue to pay the public contract tax. No bid shall be considered that does not carry the bidder's Montana Contractor's Registration Number on the bid form. Completion of the work is required within 290 calendar days after commencement on approximately April 12, 2021 and according to the construction schedule, including the winter shutdown to be determined after the Notice to Proceed is issued. The project includes liquidated damages that will be assessed as set forth in the Special Provisions at $500.00 per calendar day, in addition to any damages required under the Contractor Reimbursed Engineering Costs Section of the Supplementary Conditions if the work is not complete within the allotted contract time. Flathead County reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, to waive any irregularities, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is deemed to be in the best interest of the County. The award of bid will be made solely by the issuance of a letter of award to the successful bidder by the Office of the Flathead County Solid Waste District. Dated this 3rd day of February 2021. Flathead County Solid Waste District Flathead County, Montana By: /S/ David Prunty, Public Works Director February 7, 14, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27538 SURPLUS PROPERTY RESOLUTION February 10, 2021 SURPLUS PROPERTY DISPOSAL Bigfork Elementary School District No. 38 Bigfork High School District No. 38 Flathead and Lake Counties Bigfork, Montana 59911 WHEREAS, the trustees of Bigfork Elementary & High School District No. 38 declared surplus property at a business meeting on February 10, 2021; WHEREAS, the surplus property includes 13 copies of The Westing Game, WIFI Hardware, and miscellaneous shop items. WHEREAS, the items have been replaced and are no longer needed by the District; WHEREAS, the District would like to sell or dispose of the items; THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the 13 copies of The Westing Game, WIFI Hardware, and miscellaneous shop items will be sold or disposed of after Monday, March 1, 2021. Approved by the Board of Trustees of Bigfork Elementary and High School District No. 38, Flathead and Lake Counties, on February 10, 2021 at a regular meeting held in the Bigfork High School library. ATTEST: Chairperson Clerk February 14, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________