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Legals for January, 16 2022

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No. 28268 INIVITATION TO BID The City of Kalispell, Montana will receive sealed bids for the Kalispell Wells Project. The project primarily consists of furnishing materials, labor, and equipment required to complete the drilling of public water supply wells and associated well development and pump testing for the following three (3) wells: Schedule 1: 20-inch Diameter- 2,100 gpm well is to be located upon the North Main Well site and drilled to a depth of 450-feet. The North Main Well site is located adjacent to North Main Street near the entrance of the Buffalo Hills Golf Course (which is owned by the City of Kalispell) in Kalispell, MT. Schedule 2: 16-inch Diameter- 1,800 gpm well is to be located upon Utility Lot 3 and drilled to a depth of 450-feet. Utility Lot 3 is located adjacent to and south of Four Mile Drive approximately 0.50-miles west of Stillwater Road in Kalispell, MT. Schedule 3: 8-inch Diameter- 500 gpm well is to be located upon Utility Lot 2 and drilled to a depth of 700-feet. Utility Lot 2 is located adjacent to and east of Highway 93 approximately 0.60-miles north of Rose Crossing in Kalispell, MT. Bidding documents may be examined at the City of Kalispell Public Works Department, 201 1st Avenue East, Kalispell, Montana 59901. Plans and specifications may also be examined beginning January 9, 2022, through QuestCDN. Full bidding instructions and the City of Kalispell portal to QuestCDN is located on the City of Kalispell website at https://kalispell.com/bids.aspx. The City will be only accepting online electronic bids through QuestCDN. A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held in the City Hall Main Level Conference Room, 201 1st Avenue East, Kalispell, Montana 59901 at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Interested Bidders are encouraged to attend the Pre-Bid Meeting. Bids will be received by QuestCDN until 2:00 pm Thursday, January 27, 2022. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the City Hall Council Chambers, 201 1st Avenue East, Kalispell, Montana 59901. Authorized by order of the City Council of the City of Kalispell, Montana, in a regular meeting held on August 16, 2021. City of Kalispell, Aimee Brunckhorst, CMC, City Clerk & Communications Manager January 9, 16, 23, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28245 INVITATION TO CONTRACTORS CITY OF WHITEFISH SPOKANE AVE. WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT PROJECT CONTRACTOR PRE-QUALIFICATION The City of Whitefish is accepting Pre-Qualifications from General Contractors interested in bidding on the Whitefish, MT Spokane Ave. Watermain Replacement Project. It is mandatory that all General Contractors who intend to submit bids for the project complete the Pre-Qualification package and be approved by The City of Whitefish. The project generally consists of municipal water system improvements along Spokane Avenue (Hwy 93) from 2nd Street to 13th Street in Whitefish, MT. Approximately 3,750 LF of 18" C900 PVC water main is to be installed under Spokane Avenue replacing existing water mains. The new main will tie-in to the existing water distribution system in several locations. Existing residential and commercial water services will be reconnected to the new water main. Sidewalks and curb will be removed and replaced at several intersections to meet current ADA requirements. Multiple fire hydrants will also be replaced. Horizontal directional drilling will be required for some water service connections. Services of a licensed arborist will be required to mitigate damage to existing trees along the project corridor. The Owner will procure some of the required materials prior to construction including the 18" water main pipe, fire hydrants, and various appurtenances that will be listed in the project bid documents. The Pre-Bid Qualification package may be obtained from: Morrison-Maierle, Inc at 172 Timberwolf Parkway, Kalispell, MT 59901, Phone: 406-752-2216, email: jcicon@m-m.net No fee is required for the Pre-Qualification package. Completed Pre-Qualification submittals shall be received by the Morrison-Maierle, Inc at 172 Timberwolf Parkway, Kalispell, MT 59901, until 4:00 PM local time on or before January 21, 2022 All Contractors who submit a Pre-Qualification package will be notified of the outcome of the qualification process. There will be no limit to the number of Contractors who can be approved through the Pre-Qualification process. Prior to bidding on the project, all contractors and subcontractors doing work on this project will be required to obtain a Contractor's Registration with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry. Any objections to the published requirements must be filed in written form with the City of Whitefish prior to the Pre-Bid Qualification due date. December 26, 2021 & January 16, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28200 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 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 Highway 93 North Zoning District from AG-40 (Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural). The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from AG-40 (Agricultural) to SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) are described as: A Tract of Land, Situated, Lying and Being in the Northwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 13, Township 29 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana, and More Particularly Described as Follow to Wit: Beginning at the northwest corner of Section 13 , Township 29 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana, which is a found iron pin on the centerline of Church Drive, a 60 foot declared County road; Thence along the west boundary of the NW1/4 NW1/4 of said Section 13, and along said centerline S00°03'20"W 552.4 feet more less to a point on the centerline of the Stillwater River; Thence southeasterly along said river centerline the following thirteen courses: S82°32'00"E 30.25 feet, S76°41'59"E 187.32 feet, S70°30'21"E 185.53feet, S57°23'11"E 61.23 feet, S42°17'11"E 69.84 feet, S25°21'38"E 76.44 feet, S08°53'41"E 70.70 feet, S03°24'19"E 78.18 feet, S31°29'30"E 91.49 feet, S21°05'41"E 65.06 feet, S09°34'17"E 90.31 feet, S00°09'06"W 82.48 feet, and S18°41'25"W 42.06 feet to a point on the south boundary of the NW1/4 NW1/4 of Section 13; Thence leaving said river centerline and along said south boundary, S89°24'03"W 607.38 feet more or less to a found iron pin being the southwest corner of said NW1/4 NW1/4; Thence N00°03'20"E 767.02 feet to the point of beginning, containing 8.863 Acres more 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, 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/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 27th day of January 2022, at 9:00 o'clock a.m., in the Commissioner's 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 Highway 93 North Zoning District. Written comments are encouraged and will be reviewed by the Commissioners if received prior to the hearing. DATED this 2nd day of December, 2021. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Randy L. Brodehl Randy L. Brodehl, Chairman January 9, 16, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28208 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 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 Bigfork Zoning District from SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) to I-1 (Light Industrial) The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural) to I-1 (Light Industrial) are described as: Tract 2 of Certificate of Survey No. 12604, located and being in the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (SE1/4SW1/4) and in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (SW1/4 SE1/4) of Section 13, Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the SAG-5 and I-1 zones are contained in the Flathead County Zoning Regulations 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:// 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 27th day of January, 2022, at 10:00 o'clock a.m., in the Commissioner's 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 Bigfork Zoning District. Written comments are encouraged and will be reviewed by the Commissioners if received prior to the hearing. DATED this 7th day of December, 2021. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Randy L. Brodehl Randy L. Brodehl, Chairman January 9, 16, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28209 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 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 Blanchard Lake Zoning District from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-1 (Suburban Residential). The boundaries of the area proposed to be amended from SAG-10 (Suburban Agricultural) to R-1 (Suburban Residential) are described as: Parcel A of Certificate of Survey No. 21375, located and being in Government Lot 9 of Section 2, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. The regulations defining the SAG-10 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, 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:// 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 27th day of January, 2022, at 10:30 o'clock a.m., in the Commissioner's 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 Blanchard 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 7th day of December, 2021. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Randy L. Brodehl Randy L. Brodehl, Chairman January 9, 16, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28263 CALL FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, will receive bids on the following grades of EMULSIFIED LIQUID ASPHALT & CATIONIC HIGH FLOAT OIL: Estimated Usage Emulsified Asphalt --CRS 2P -- 900 tons Cationic High Float Oil-- CHFRS-2P -- 40 tons The estimated usage figures are to be used only for the purpose of submitting a bid; actual usage for 2022 asphalt season may vary from the estimate. Bidding is to be by the ton F.O.B. to Flathead County and the specific site, which will be disclosed at the time the order is placed. Bid price is to also include appropriate placement of materials on County site by successful bidder. Distributor to be mounted with a Bear Cat computerized spray bar with a minimum 4,000 gallon tank or equivalent. Supplier shall have oil sample test results on hand and available upon request of Flathead County. Bidder will be responsible for proper product, temperature, consistency, and application. All orders will be placed with the successful bidder by 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to delivery. All orders to be delivered at 7:00 a.m. the next morning. Tanks to be equipped with factory mounted visual thermometers. Bidder will be responsible to provide County with two (2) oil samples to be taken at the point of delivery, before application begins. Oil samples will be labeled and ready to be tested. Labels and attached documentation are to include date, type of material, temperature, and any other information needed for adequate testing. Bid to be from February 1, 2022 through January 31, 2023, or until the County Commissioners call for new bids, with the right to go to the next supplier if asphalt is not available or if the asphalt does not meet MDOT specifications from the successful bidder. Bid price is to include on site delivery within Flathead County and for materials to be placed on the road by the vendor. Each bidder must deposit with his bid, a bid security in the amount of three-thousand dollars ($3,000.00), 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; or otherwise the bidder will pay to Flathead County the difference between the amount of his bid and the amount for which Flathead County contracts with another party to complete the contract; 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. All sealed bids must be plainly marked "EMULSIFIED ASPHALT BID & CATIONIC HIGH FLOAT OIL" and must be in the hands of the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, Montana, 59901, on or before February 1st, 2022, 9:00 a.m. Bids will be opened and read immediately thereafter. The form of contract to be signed is on file and may be obtained at the Office of the County Commissioners, located on the third floor of the old courthouse in Kalispell, Montana. 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 County Commissioners. Dated this 4th day of January, 2022. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/Pamela J. Holmquist Pamela J. Holmquist, Chairman January 9, 16, 2022 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 28264 CALL FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, will receive bids on the following: GASOLINE AND DIESEL Bidder will furnish in writing an affidavit that the bidder will be able to furnish all the materials (gasoline and diesel) that Flathead County will use in the next year, February 1, 2022 through January 31, 2023. DIESEL - estimated usage - 325,000 gallons REGULAR NO LEAD - estimated usage - 100,000 gallons SUPER UNLEADED - estimated usage - 5,000 gallons Bidder must be able to deliver materials to the following delivery points on a keep full basis. Bid prices for all materials must be listed for each delivery point listed below, on the bid form. Delivery/Shipping will be F.O.B. to the following destinations: Delivery Points: Martin City Regular No Lead Gas and Red Dyed Low Sulfur Diesel Columbia Falls Regular No Lead Gas and Red Dyed Low Sulfur Diesel Busch Pit Regular No Lead Gas and Red Dyed Low Sulfur Diesel Bigfork - Fox Pit Red Dyed Low Sulfur Diesel Sheepherder Pit Red Dyed Low Sulfur Diesel Whitefish - Mielke Red Dyed Low Sulfur Diesel County Shop, Road Regular No Lead Gas, Super Unleaded and Red Dyed Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Mixing Plant Red Dyed Low Sulfur Diesel Fuel Solid Waste, Landfill Regular No Lead Gasoline and Red Dyed Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Diesel fuel to be blended a minimum of 30% in winter months, approximately from November 1 through March 31, at the discretion of the Flathead County Road Department, depending upon winter weather. The exception will be the diesel tank at 1249 Willow Glen location, Flathead County Road Department will add winter additive to the tank at the county shop. Bidder to furnish net state prices. At the time a price fluctuation occurs the term contract holding vendor shall be required to supply a written, dated notice, detailing the effect the price fluctuation will have on his "Base Price". For fuel provided under the term contract, prices and meter readings or "stick" measurements must be on all invoices. Invoices must be signed at the delivery point or signed at the County Shop Office after each delivery. Bidder to state brand of gasoline and/or diesel fuel being on the bid form. Bidder to include the following taxes with their price breakdown per gallon per delivery point on the attached form: Gasoline include state tax no federal tax Diesel include no state tax no federal tax Award of bid will be made only to a single vendor who can supply both gasoline and diesel fuel. If delivery points are not kept full Flathead County reserves the right to order fuel from another supplier to maintain operations. All fuels provided and delivered under the terms of this contract shall meet or exceed Federal Fuel Commodity Specifications as referenced below: Fuel Quality Requirements: Gasoline - All gasoline provided shall meet or exceed Federal Specifications, VV-G-1690B Diesel Fuel - All diesel fuels provided shall meet or exceed Federal Specifications, VV-F-800B with reference to grades DF-#1 and DF-#2. NOTE - If quality of fuels is questioned, the County reserves the right to have fuels tested and if found unsatisfactory to refuse delivery. Each bidder must deposit with his bid, a bid security in the amount of two-thousand dollars ($2,000.00), 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 supply, purchase, and sale of said gasoline and diesel fuels. 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. The form of contract and the bid form to be signed are on file and may be obtained at the County Commissioners' Office, located on the third floor of the old courthouse in Kalispell, Montana. All sealed bids, plainly marked "GASOLINE AND DIESEL BID", must be in the hands of the must be in the hands of the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, Montana, 59901, on or before Tuesday, February 1st, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. Bids will be opened and read immediately thereafter. 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 interests 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 County Commissioners. Dated this 4th day of January, 2022. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/Pamela J. Holmquist Pamela J. Holmquist, Chairman January 9, 16, 2022 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 28265 CALL FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, will receive bids on the following grades of LIQUID ASPHALT: Estimated Usage Asphalt PG64-22 & PG58-28 1,000 tons Asphalt w/0.5% Antistrip PG64- 22 2,000 tons Asphalt w/1% Antistrip PG58-28 2,000 tons Asphalt CSS 1 Tack Oil 30 tons The award of bid will be made to a single vendor who will supply both types of liquid asphalt. The award of bid will be made on the basis of an overall low bid determined by use of the County's estimated usage for each type of liquid asphalt and the bidders' price for each type of liquid asphalt. The estimated usage figures are to be used only for the purpose of determining an overall low bid; actual usage of each type of asphalt for 2022 asphalt season may vary from those estimates. All pricing is to be by the ton F.O.B. to the Flathead County Asphalt Plant in Kalispell and/or to the Flathead County Shop in Kalispell. All orders will be placed with the successful bidder by 4:00 p.m. on the day prior to delivery, at which time the contractor will be told the type of oil to deliver. All orders to be delivered at 7:00 a.m. the next morning. Equipment must be compatible with the County's pump system to off load liquid asphalt. Asphalt will be 290 degrees Fahrenheit at time of delivery. Emulsified asphalt will be 140 degrees Fahrenheit when delivered. Tanks to be equipped with factory mounted visual thermometers. Supplier shall have oil sample test results on hand and available upon request to Flathead County. Bid to be from February 1, 2022 through January 31, 2023, or until the County Commissioners call for new bids, with the right to go to the next supplier if asphalt is not available or if the asphalt does not meet MDOT specifications from the successful bidder. Each bidder must deposit with his bid, a bid security in the amount of three-thousand dollars ($3,000.00), 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; or otherwise the bidder will pay to Flathead County the difference between the amount of his bid and the amount for which Flathead County contracts with another party to complete the contract; 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. All sealed bids, plainly marked as such, must be in the hands of the County Clerk and Recorder, 800 South Main, Commissioners Office, Room 302, Kalispell, MT 59901, on or before February 1st, 2022 9:00 a.m. Bids will be opened and read immediately thereafter. The form of contract to be signed is on file and may be obtained at the Clerk and Recorder's Office in the Courthouse at Kalispell, Montana. 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 Clerk and Recorder. Dated this 4th day of January, 2022. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/Pamela J. Holmquist Pamela J. Holmquist, Chairman January 9, 16, 2022 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 28266 CALL FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, will receive bids on the following: Propane Fuel Bidder will furnish in writing an affidavit that the bidder will be able to furnish all the materials (propane) that Flathead County will use in the next year, February 1, 2022 through January 31, 2023. PROPANE - estimated usage - 200,000 gallons Vendor to provide the 11,000 gallon minimum porta-pac/tank, a 2 pump system with combined 125 PSI, with each pump capable of handling the 125 PSI individually should one fail, and motors, all piping and pressure regulating valves and gauges and related equipment to the liquid propane manifold which will meet the burner specifications on both volume and pressure down to a temperature of 32 degrees Fahrenheit. If rental agreements are applicable, pertinent information maybe listed at the appropriate space provided. This should include the delivery and removal of the tank and equipment upon job completion and or the termination of said contract, including any man-hours required for set up or removal. Bidder will provide the equipment necessary for the hookup between the porta-pac and the liquid propane manifold. Bidder will have a back-up propane pump ready for use. Flathead County agrees to purchase any items needed for the hookup that are specific to our particular plant. Once the porta-pac has been moved to the site, Flathead County will bear the costs of any further relocating. Bidder must be able to deliver materials to the Old Steel Bridge Pit, 1333 Holt Stage Road, Kalispell, MT, 59901, or to another predetermined location within Flathead County, on a keep-full basis. Alternate delivery locations will be given to the vendor one-week prior to the effective date of change. Delivery/Shipping will be F.O.B. to the specified plant location. Bidder to furnish propane at net state prices (laid in price, rack price). At the time a net state prices (laid in price, rack price) fluctuation occurs, the term contract holding vendor shall be required to supply a written, dated notice, detailing the effect the price fluctuation will have on net state prices (laid in price, rack price) and the total cost per gallon delivered. For fuel provided under the term contract, net state prices (laid in price, rack price), delivery prices, totals per gallon, invoice total and meter reading measurements before and after delivery must be on all invoices. Invoices must be signed at the delivery point or signed at the County Shop Office after each delivery. Bidder to state brand of propane fuel on the bid form. Bidder is to bid only the delivery cost per gallon over the net state prices (laid in price, rack price) on the attached bid form. Award of bid will be made only to a single vendor who can supply propane fuel, porta-pac unit, and related items needed to hook up to the liquid propane manifold. If delivery points are not kept full Flathead County reserves the right to order fuel from another supplier to maintain operations. All fuels provided and delivered shall meet or exceed Federal Fuel Commodity Specifications. NOTE - If quality of fuel is questioned, the County reserves the right to have fuel tested and if found unsatisfactory to refuse delivery. Each bidder must deposit with his bid, a bid security in the amount of two-thousand dollars ($2,000.00), 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 supply, purchase, and sale of said propane fuels. 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. The form of contract and the bid form to be signed are on file and may be obtained at the Office of the County Commissioners, located on the third floor of the old courthouse in Kalispell, Montana. All sealed bids, plainly marked as "PROPANE BID", must be in the hands of the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, 800 S Main, Room 302, Kalispell, MT, 59901, on or before February 1st, 2022, 9:00 a.m. Bids will be opened and read immediately thereafter. 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 interests 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 County Commissioners. Dated this 4th day of January, 2022. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/Pamela J. Holmquist Pamela J. Holmquist, Chairman January 9, 16, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28267 CALL FOR BIDS Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, will receive bids on a WARM MIX ADDITIVE for liquid asphalt: Bidder is to supply a water-free chemical warm mix additive that allows asphalt mix production to occur at temperatures lower than 260 degrees F and mixture compaction as low as 140 degrees F. Warm mix additive must be able to be mixed at the asphalt mix plant location without any specialized equipment. Material must act as both an antistrip and warm mix additive. Material manufacturer will provide in field support and asphalt crew training when requested by the County. Material manufacturer will provide technical data to assure the County it is getting a proven warm mix and antistrip additive. Technical data must also include recommended dosage rates, mixing temperature ranges and compaction range temperatures. Cost of all requested data, in field support, and training will be included in the bid item's unit price. Chemical warm mix additive will be supplied in 2,000 lb plastic totes. Estimated amount of asphalt oil to be utilized for the 2022 asphalt season will be approximately 2,000 tons. The award of bid will be made to a single vendor. The award of bid will be made on the basis of an overall low bid determined by use of the County's estimated usage. The estimated usage figures are to be used only for the purpose of determining an overall low bid; actual usage for 2022 asphalt season may vary from those estimates. All pricing is to be by the pound F.O.B. to the Flathead County Asphalt Plant in Kalispell and/or to the Flathead County Shop in Kalispell. Bid to be from February 1, 2022 through January 31, 2023, or until the County Commissioners call for new bids, with the right to go to the next supplier if material is not available. Each bidder must deposit with his bid, a bid security in the amount of one-thousand dollars ($1,000.00), 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; or otherwise the bidder will pay to Flathead County the difference between the amount of his bid and the amount for which Flathead County contracts with another party to complete the contract; 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. All sealed bids, plainly marked as "WARM MIX ADDITIVE BID", must be in the hands of the Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners, 800 S Main, Room 302, Kalispell, MT, 59901, on or before February 1st, 2022, 9:00 a.m. Bids will be opened and read immediately thereafter. The form of contract to be signed is on file and may be obtained at the Office of the County Commissioners, located on the third floor of the old courthouse in Kalispell, Montana. 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 County Commissioners. Dated this 4th day of January, 2022. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/Pamela J. Holmquist Pamela J. Holmquist, Chairman January 9, 16, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28285 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FLATHEAD COUNTY BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT The Flathead County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing on the items listed below on Tuesday, February 1, 2022, beginning at 6:00 PM in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of the South Campus Building, 40 11th Street West, Suite 200, Kalispell, Montana. Individuals that would like to participate via Zoom meeting may do so by following the instructions below. To access the meeting and give oral public comment, please follow the instructions below. Meeting ID: 836 5311 8754 One tap mobile +12532158782,,83653118754# US (Tacoma) +13462487799,,83653118754# US (Houston) Dial by your location +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 836 5311 8754 Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kw55QX77G You will be instructed during the meeting when the public comment period is open for each agenda item. You can join the event starting at 5:45 p.m. on February 1, 2022. A request by MKR McDermott Lane, LLC for a conditional use permit for a 'Recreational Facility' to be located along McDermott Lane near Kalispell MT within the Highway 93 North Zoning District. The property is zoned AG-40 (Agricultural) and the total acreage involved in the request is approximately 40.0 acres that can legally be described as Tract 7 in the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter in Section 12, Township 29 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. This agenda item was tabled at the January 4, 2022 Board of Adjustment meeting; the public comment portion for this agenda item has been closed. All decisions made by the Board of Adjustment are considered final actions. Interested parties are encouraged to attend the meeting to make their views or concerns known to the Board. Written comments are strongly encouraged and should be received by the Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office, no later than 5:00 pm, February 1, 2022. Information and documents pertaining to the above requests are on file in the Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Ste 220 Kalispell, MT 59901, and may be reviewed during regular office hours, or you may call (406) 751-8200 for more information. Please note agenda items are subject to change without notice. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Elaine Nelson at the Flathead County Commissioner's Office at 758-5503 or TTY (800) 335-7592, or call Montana Relay at 711. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Erik K Mack, AICP® Planning Director January 16, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28286 CALL FOR BID 43 - Cubic Yard Profile - Full Blade / Full Eject Refuse Truck Notice is hereby given that the Solid Waste District Board will receive bids for the purchase of ONE (1) 43 CY Front Loading Refuse Truck that is new 43-cubic yard dump body which must have a build slip for 2022 for the Flathead County Solid Waste District. With a possession date in fiscal year 2024 (July 2023 or shortly thereafter) A copy of the 43 CY Front Loading Refuse Truck specifications along with instructions to bidders, and contract documents for this equipment are available from Flathead County Solid Waste District, 4098 Highway 93 N, Kalispell, MT 59901. If a bidder has any questions, they can contact the Director David Prunty at (406) 758-5912. Each bidder must deposit with his bid, a bid 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 43 CY Front Loading Refuse Truck. 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 bid bond executed by a surety corporation authorized to do business in Montana. Where bids and quality of product are comparable, preferences will be given to equipment of Montana production and to Montana resident bidders over non-residents, if an appropriate affidavit under Section 18-1-113, M.C.A., accompanies the bid. The bidder shall include with the bid a contract form to be executed by the parties. The District reserves the right to negotiate the terms of said proposed contract (excluding prices contained therein) and to consider the terms of said proposed contract in determining the award of bid. All sealed bids, plainly marked "SEALED BID - ONE NEW 43 CY FRONT LOADING REFUSE TRUCK" must be in the hands of the Flathead County Solid Waste District, 4098 Hwy 93 N., Kalispell, Montana 59901, on or before 1:00 p.m., on January 27, 2022. Bids will be opened and read shortly thereafter on January 27, 2022 in the Solid Waste District Office, 4098 Hwy 93 N., Kalispell, Montana. 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. The Solid Waste District reserves the right to accept or reject any bid and to waive any irregularities, which are deemed to be in the best interest of the County. Dated this January 13, 2022 FLATHEAD COUNTY SOLID WASTE DISTRICT BY: /S/ David R. Prunty, Director ATTEST: Deborah Morine January 16, 23, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28276 On January 17th, 2022, Simonson Mini Storage will have a public auction. Gardner Auction Service will conduct the auction online at gardnerauction.com. To be sold for cash, the personal items stored at Simonson Mini Storage, 4108 US Highway 93 South, Kalispell, MT 59901 by the following persons: Linnea Hoaglund, #76, #79, #82, #96 has received notice per MCA 70-6-420. Simonson Mini Storage office: 4124 US Highway 93 South, Kalispell, MT 59901. 406-858-0245 January 11, 16, 2022 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 28241 Notice of Public Hearing and Comment Period on Water Quality Standards Rulemaking Before the Montana Department of Environmental Quality On November 19, 2021 the Department of Environmental Quality (department) initiated rulemaking on proposed amendments to Administrative Rules of Montana 17.30.1304 and a proposed rule (New Rule I) pertaining to implementation of narrative standards for nutrients in Montana surface waters. Nutrients, in this context, refers to total phosphorus and total nitrogen concentrations in state surface waters. In April 2021 the Montana legislature adopted Senate Bill 358 (now 75-5-321, MCA) which directs the department to adopt rules related to narrative nutrient standards by March 1, 2022. The law describes a process for implementing narrative nutrient standards in Montana Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (MPDES) permits and requires that these be developed in consultation with the advisory nutrient work group. The law includes the requirement to develop an adaptive management program which provides for an incremental, watershed approach for protecting and maintaining water quality. On February 8, 2022, at 2:00 p.m., a public hearing will be held in room 111 of the Metcalf Building, 1520 East Sixth Avenue, Helena, Montana, to consider the proposed amendments and New Rule I. You may also join the meeting virtually via Zoom. More information is available on the department's website, including instruction on how to attend remotely, at https://deq.mt.gov/water/Programs/sw#accordion2-collapse2 . The department will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in this rulemaking process or need an alternative accessible format of this notice. You are invited to submit data, views, or arguments, either orally or in writing, at the hearing. Written data, views, or arguments may also be submitted to Loryn Johnson, Paralegal, Department of Environmental Quality, P.O. Box 200901, Helena, Montana 59620-0901; faxed to (406) 444-4386; or e-mailed to loryn.johnson2@mt.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 8, 2022. To be guaranteed consideration, mailed comments must be postmarked on or before that date. January 2, 9, 16, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28238 INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids will be received up to and including 3:00 PM on FEBRUARY 3, 2022 and will be publicly opened and read aloud in the office of Design and Construction, 1522 Ninth Avenue, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701, for the: Lone Pine State Park Water System Improvements Project, FWP # 7176312 near Kalispell, MT. Bids shall be submitted on the form provided within the Contract Documents. The Contract Documents may be viewed on the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks website at: https://fwp.mt.gov/aboutfwp/design-a nd-construction/upcoming-bid-openings A refundable deposit of -0- is required for each plan set. A PRE-BID WALK-THROUGH IS SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 25, 2022 AT 1:00 P.M. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD MEET ONSITE AT THE LONE PINE STATE PARK VISITORS CENTER. ATTENDANCE IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. DO NOT VISIT THE PROJECT SITE PRIOR TO THE PRE-BID WALK-THROUGH. THE PROJECT IS LOCATED ENTIRELY ON PRIVATE PROPERTY THEREFORE INTERESTED BIDDERS ARE ONLY ALLOWED TO VISIT THE SITE DURING THE PREBID WALKTHROUGH. If you would like any further information, please contact A2Z Engineering at (406) 755-7888. All bids over $25,000.00 must be accompanied by a bid security meeting the requirements of the State of Montana in the amount of 10% of the total bid. After award, the successful bidder must furnish an approved Performance Security and a Labor & Material Payment Security each in the amount of 100% of the contract. No bidder may withdraw his bid for at least thirty (30) calendar days after the scheduled time for receipt of bids except as noted in the Instruction to Bidders. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any and all irregularities or informalities and the right to determine what constitutes any and all irregularities or informalities. The State of Montana makes reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant's ability to compete in the bidding and/or selection process. In order for the state to make such accommodations, applicants must make known any needed accommodation to the individual project managers or agency contacts listed in the contract documents. Persons using TDD may call the Montana Relay Service at 1-800-253-4091. DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION DEPARTMENT OF FISH, WILDLIFE AND PARKS STATE OF MONTANA January 9, 16, 23, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28255 DAVID F. STUFFT Attorney at Law P.O. Box 2957 Kalispell, MT 59903-2559 Telephone: (406)752-4107) E-mail:david@stufftlaw.com State of Montana Bar License #1501 Attorney for Brandon J. Langel MONTANA ELEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COUNTY OF FLATHEAD IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DOUGLAS KEITH LANGEL Deceased. Cause No. DP-2021-341-D NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative 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 either be mailed to BRANDON J. LANGEL, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested c/o David F. Stufft, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 2957, Kalispell, Montana 59903, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. DATED this 29th day of December 2021. /s/ David F. Stufft David F. Stufft, Attorney for Brandon J. Langel, Personal Representative January 2, 9, 16, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28284 INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids will be received at the University of Montana, Missoula Campus, Physical Plant Building 32 Campus Drive, Office of Planning & Construction, up to and including 2:00pm, Thursday, February 3rd, 2022. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for: Flathead Lake Biological Station Research Support Building Remodel, Project UM # 21-20. Bids shall be submitted on the form provided within the Contract Documents, which will be available through OZ Architects, 531 North Higgins, Missoula, MT 59802, Ph: 406-728-3013 for a deposit of $200.00. Bidders may schedule a walk-through time with Eric Anderson the FLBS Facilities Manager. Bids over $25,000 must be accompanied by a bid security meeting the requirements of the State of Montana in the amount of 10% of the total bid. After award, the successful bidder must furnish an approved Performance Security Bond and a Labor & Material Payment Security Bond each in the amount of 100% of the contract. The Contractor shall comply with all fair labor practices and state statutes. No bidder may withdraw his bid for at least thirty (30) calendar days after the scheduled time for receipt of bids except as noted in the Instruction to Bidders. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any and all irregularities or informalities and the right to determine what constitutes any and all irregularities or informalities. The University of Montana makes reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant's ability to compete in the bidding and/or selection process. In order for the University to make such accommodations, applicants must make known any needed accommodation to the individual project managers or agency contacts listed in the contract documents. Persons using TDD may call the Montana Relay Service at 1-800-253-4091. January 16, 23, 30, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________