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Legals for May, 2 2021

| May 2, 2021 12:00 AM

No. 27738 CITY OF KALISPELL, MONTANA NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council (the "Council") of the City of Kalispell, Montana (the "City") will hold a public hearing to receive public testimony and evidence regarding a City of Kalispell application for funding from the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) Transportation Alternatives grant program to construct a multi-use path connection extending a distance of 815 feet beginning on the north side of 4 Mile Drive at the west end of Kidsports, to connect the existing trail system on the east side of the Hwy 93 Bypass alongside the Bloomstone site on May 3, 2021, at 7:00 p.m., at the Council Chambers in the Kalispell City Hall. The public can appear and be heard via video conference with the link on the agenda at https://www.kalispell.com/agendacenter. Public comment for this hearing can also be provided via email to publiccomment@kalispell.com. All evidence and public comment derived from the hearing shall be included in the City's application for funding from the MDT Transportation Alternatives grant program. Further information may be obtained from the City Clerk at 201 1st Avenue East, Kalispell, Montana, 59901, (406) 758-7756, email cityclerk@kalispell.com, mailing address PO Box 1997, Kalispell, Montana, 59903. Dated this 19th day of April, 2021. BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL Aimee Brunckhorst, CMC, Kalispell City Clerk April 25, May 2, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27754 REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS For Professional Services to the Kalispell Public Works Department Engineering Services The City of Kalispell Public Works Department is accepting Statement of Qualifications (SOQs) from qualified Consultants to provide engineering services for study, design and/or construction administration for a variety of projects as discussed herein. Pursuant to the authority granted to it under MCA 7-5-4301(2)(a)., the City of Kalispell seeks to procure qualified professional service providers to provide professional engineering services to the City of Kalispell. The Public Works Department is accepting SOQs from firms wishing to be added to the list of prequalified firms to perform projects involving several areas of expertise. The SOQ should address the Consultant's capabilities for performing all aspects of the areas of expertise they are requesting consideration for. A full description of bidding requirements, the description of work, and the evaluation and project selection process can be found on the city website at www.kalispell.com/bids.aspx and at QuestCDN. Specific project selections will be based on the list of prequalified firms determined by these SOQs. The City reserves the right to advertise and solicit proposals for any project. The SOQs must be received by the City Clerk at 201 First Avenue East, PO Box 1997, Kalispell, Montana, 59903 by 5:00 p.m. local time, May 14, 2021. May 2, 9, 2021 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27726 SECTION I INVITATION TO BID Separate sealed Bids will be received by the Board of County Commissioners of Flathead County, 800 South Main Street, Room 302, Kalispell, MT 59901 until 4:00 p.m., local time, WEDNESDAY, MAY 12, 2021, for the 2021 Crack Seal Project. All received Bids will be opened and read aloud at 9:45 a.m., local time, THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2021 in the Commissioners' Chambers, located on the third floor of the County Courthouse. The proposed work includes placing crack sealing throughout the Flathead County Roadway System. Various roadways will be receiving crack sealing improvements in Flathead County, and the Contractor should be prepared to mobilize equipment on a daily basis. All Bids must be in accordance with the Contract Documents on file with the Flathead County Road & Bridge Department, 1249 Willow Glen Drive, Kalispell, Montana, (406) 758-5790. Digital project bidding documents are available upon request. Contact the Flathead County Road & Bridge Department for a digital copy of the bidding documents. You may download and print the Contract Documents at no charge, however, all Prime Contractors that intend to offer a bid for this project must contact the Flathead County Road & Bridge Department at the address stipulated above to obtain an "Official" Bid Proposal form, at no charge, and to get their name added to the Planholders List. The entire set of bidding documents may also be obtained in the form of printed contract documents and specifications, and the "Official" Bid Proposal for a non-refundable deposit of $100.00, 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 Planholders List. A prebid conference will be held at the office of the Flathead County Road & Bridge Department commencing at 1:00 p.m., THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2021. Those interested in bidding the project are encouraged to attend this meeting. Bids will be received on a price basis as described in the Contract Documents. Bid security in the amount of 10 percent of the total Bid must accompany each Bid. Within 10 calendar days after the Notice of Award, the successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Performance Bond and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond guaranteeing faithful performance and the payment of all bills and obligations arising from the performance of the contract. The bonds will each be equal to 100 percent of the contract amount. Work at the site is to commence within 10 calendar days after the written Notice to Proceed is issued. Completion of the work is required within 21 calendar days following commencement of work. The project includes liquidated damages that will be assessed as set forth in the Special Provisions per calendar day if the work is not complete within the allotted contract time. Each bidder will be required to be registered with the State of Montana, Department of Labor and Industry prior to bidding this project. No Bid may be withdrawn within a period of 60 days after the date for opening bids. The Board of County Commissioners of Flathead County reserves the right to reject all Bids, to waive informalities, and to reject nonconforming, irregular, non-responsive or conditional Bids. Flathead County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Dated this 13th day of April 2021. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Randy Brodehl Randy Brodehl, Chairman April 25, May 2, 2021 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 27736 PUBLIC NOTICE Regarding Public Review of the State Plan & Policy Manual for the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) and Comment Period: The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (the Department), Early Childhood and Family Support Division, is considering amendment of its state plan/policy manual pertaining to the WIC program. In conformity with federal regulations, the Department is making the current plan available for public review and comment. The plan may be obtained online at https://dphhs.mt.gov/ecfsd/wic/wicstateplan or a copy on a compact disc may be obtained by written request to the following address: WIC Program Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services 1625 11th Ave. PO Box 202951 Helena, MT 59620-2951 The Department will accept written comments and proposals for amendments to the plan through June 15, 2021. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English. To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by: (1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; (2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or (3) email: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. May 2, 2021 MNAXLP ________________________