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Legals for November, 13 2022

| November 13, 2022 12:00 AM

No. 28955 NOTICE OF BOARD POSITION VACANCIES MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN YOUR COMMUNITY Flathead County is seeking individuals who want to make a difference in their community by filling vacancies on various Boards. Letters of interest are being accepted for a limited number of openings on the following Boards: Flathead County Board of Adjustment, Flathead County Planning Board, Columbia Falls City-County Planning Board and Zoning Commission, Ashley Lake Land Use Advisory Committee, Egan Slough Planning and Zoning Commission, Helena Flats Land Use Advisory Committee, LaBrant-Lindsey Land Use Advisory Committee, Little Bitterroot Lake Land Use Advisory Committee, Middle Canyon Land Use Advisory Committee, Riverdale Land Use Advisory Committee, Rogers Lake Land Use Advisory Committee, and the West Valley Land Use Advisory Committee. All positions are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners. TO APPLY FOR ANY OF THESE POSITIONS: Letters of interest (please specify which board/committee you are applying for) including name, physical address, mailing address, daytime phone number and qualifications should be submitted to: Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office South Campus Building 40 11th Street West, Ste 220 Kalispell, MT 59901 All letters of interest should be received by 5:00 p.m. on November 18, 2022.   For additional information and specific qualifications please call 751-8200 or visit our website: October 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30, November 2, 6, 9, 13, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28989 REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS STORMWATER FACILITY PLAN UPDATE Pursuant to the authority granted to it under MCA 7-5-4301, the City of Kalispell (CK) seeks to procure a qualified professional consulting engineer to complete an update of the 2008 Storm Water Facility Plan Update. The Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must be uploaded electronically via QuestCDN vBid by 5:00 pm Mountain Time, December 15, 2022. A pre-submittal conference for the SOQ will be held on December 1, 2022, at 2 PM. The meeting will be held electronically, and a meeting invite will be provided to all applicants of record prior to the pre-submittal conference. The Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) must be received by the City Clerk at 201 First Avenue East, (PO Box 1997, 59903) Kalispell, Montana, by 5pm local time, December 15, 2022. Full RFQ information and instructions including the anticipated scope of work, statement of qualifications selection criteria, submittal requirements, and selection process and schedule can be found on the city of Kalispell website at October 30, November 13, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 28997 SECTION 00100 INVITATION TO BID GRIZZLY BEAR HOMESITES Separate sealed Bids will be received by the Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority (SKHA), located at 56243 US Hwy 93, Pablo, Montana 59855, until 1:00 PM, local time, on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 for construction of the project described herein.  All Bids that have been duly received will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately thereafter in SKHA office. The proposed work involves an improved gravel access drive to the Grizzly Bear Homesites Subdivision located in Pablo, MT.  New water, sewer, and dry utilities (power/phone/cable) will also be included in the Contract along with coordination with the appropriate utility companies.  Bidders shall bid on the bid proposal forms provided in the Contract Documents, addressed to the SKHA Office, enclosed in a sealed envelope marked plainly on the outside, “Bid for Grizzly Bear Homesites-Subdivision Improvements.” All Bids must be in accordance with the Contract Documents on file with the Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority (SKHA), located at 56243 US Hwy 93, Pablo, Montana 59855; TD&H Engineering, 450 Corporate Dr., Suite 101, Kalispell, Montana, (406) 751-5246; and the Northwest Montana Plans Exchange, 2303 Highway 2 East, Kalispell, MT  59901, (406) 755-5888, in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.      Any objections to published specifications must be filed in written form with the SKHA Office prior to bid opening. A pre-bid conference will be held at the project site which is located off Clairmont Road in Pablo, MT 59855, commencing at 1:00 PM, Monday, November 14, 2022.  Those interested in bidding the project are encouraged to attend this meeting. Copies of the Contract Documents (including 11” x 17” drawings) for use in preparing Bids may be obtained from either the SKHA Office or TD&H Engineering at the addresses stipulated above. Each bid or proposal must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid Bond payable to Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority (SKHA), in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid.  Successful BIDDERS shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and Labor and Materials Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount. Insurance, as required, shall be provided by the successful BIDDER(s), and a certificate(s) of that insurance shall be provided. Contactor and all subcontractors must be licensed to perform work in the State of Montana. 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. Completion of the work is required within 45 calendar days.  The project includes liquidated damages that will be assessed as set forth in the Special Provisions if the work is not complete within the allotted contract time.  No bid may be withdrawn within a period of 60 days after the scheduled time for public opening of bids. Indian Preference Ordinance 101A This is an Indian Preference Bid. The current Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Indian Preference Policy Ordinance 101A will be followed in the selection and award of this Project to a Contractor. Tribal Consultants who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of bids. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your bid submittal in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Evidence of membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. Bidders who are Indian Owned Business must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim preference. It shall be the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference Certification from the Indian Preference Office. The Contractor, and all subcontractors, shall comply with all requirements of this Ordinance in completing the Project, including the hiring of personnel, and soliciting and awarding of subcontracts. If the Contractor subcontracts any of this work, the selection of a subcontractor must be in accordance with the Indian Preference Policy Ordinance 101A, must be completed and submitted to the Indian Preference Office prior to awarding any subcontract. A copy of Ordinance 101A is included in Appendix A-Indian Preference Tribal Ordinance of the Contract Documents. Federal Davis Bacon Wage Act The proposed project includes funding from federal agencies. As a result, all employee wages must be compliant with the Federal Davis Bacon Wage Act (MT80).  The appropriate wages for all trades, including travel pay, are included in Appendix B-Federal Davis Bacon Wage Rates. The SKHA reserves the right to reject all Bids, to waive informalities, and to reject nonconforming, irregular, non-responsive or conditional Bids. SKHA Office November 6, 13, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29003 MONTANA ELEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, FLATHEAD COUNTY In re the Guardianship of: Brielle Sue Reum, Minor Child Kelly Christine Reum, Petitioner. Cause No.: DG-22-099 NOTICE OF HEARING ON GUARDIANSHIP OF MINOR CHILD NOTICE IS GIVEN to the birth parents of the minor child above-referenced that petitioner has/have filed a petition with the Clerk of this Court to become the Guardian of the minor child. The hearing on the petition will be held at the Justice Center Building, 920 South Main, Kalispell, Montana, in Flathead County on the following date and time: Date: 11/29/2022 at 1:30 p.m. Your failure to attend the hearing may result in the relief requested by the Petitioner being granted. Dated this 2 day of November, 2022 /s/ PEG L ALLISON Clerk of Court BY: /s/ Rachel Fabe Deputy Clerk November 6, 13, 20, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29004 PUBLIC NOTICE—REQUEST FOR BIDS: Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, MT is accepting bids for banking services. Requests for RFP documents can be obtained by emailing Beckie Christiaens, CFO, at  Responses will be received by the Business Office, in Blake Hall at 777 Grandview Drive or via email as specified in the RFP until 5:00 PM local time, Monday, December 5, 2022.  No faxed, incomplete, or late bids will be accepted.  Bids will be evaluated and scored by a stakeholder committee in accordance with the RFP. November 13, 20, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29015 CALL FOR BID Used Class 6 Truck with 1,000 1,250 -gallon fuel tank Notice is hereby given that the Solid Waste District Board will receive bids for the purchase of ONE Used Class 6 Truck with 1,000 -1,250-gallon fuel tank, with an insulated plug-in heated DPF (30 gallons) enclosed dispensary system for the Flathead County Solid Waste District. A copy of the Used Class 6 Truck with 1,000 -1,250 -gallon fuel tank, with an insulated plug-in heated (30 gallons) DPF enclosed dispensary system 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 Used Class 6 Truck with Salt Sander.  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 - Used Class 6 Truck with 1,000 -1,250 -gallon fuel tank” 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 November 28, 2022.  Bids will be opened and read shortly thereafter on November 28, 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 November 7, 2022 FLATHEAD COUNTY SOLID WASTE DISTRICT BY:  /S/ David R. Prunty, Director ATTEST: /S/ Deborah Morine November 13, 20, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29018 NATIONAL FOREST TIMBER FOR SALE FLATHEAD NATIONAL FOREST The Wyman Stones Sale is located within Portions of Sections 4,5,6,7,8,9 T25N, R18W, portions of section 1 T25N, R19W, portions of Section 31 T26N, R18W and portions of sections 24,25,26,36 T26N, R19W, Lake County, State of Montana,PMM. The Forest Service will receive Sealed bids at SO, Kalispell, MT before or at the time of public bid opening at 2:00 PM local time on 12/13/2022 for an estimated volume of 17055 ton of Western Larch & Other sawtimber, and 3308 ton of Lodgepole Pine sawtimber marked or otherwise designated for cutting. In addition, there is within the sale area an estimated volume of 1546 ton of Combined Softwood non-saw that the bidder agrees to remove at a fixed rate. In addition, there is within the sale area an unestimated volume of Combined Softwood non-saw that the bidder may agree to remove at a fixed rate. Sale contains specified roads with an estimated public works construction cost of $205,859.82. Bidders qualifying as small business concerns under the Small Business Act may, when submitting a bid, elect for the Forest Service to build permanent roads. Additional information concerning this option is in the prospectus. The Forest Service reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Interested parties may obtain a prospectus from the office listed below. A prospectus, bid form, and complete information concerning the timber, the conditions of sale, and submission of bids is available to the public from the 650 Wolfpack Way, Kalispell, MT 59901. USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender. November 13, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29024 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING   PENALTY/LATE FEE ON RESORT TAX CONSIDERATION On November 21, 2022, during the 7:00 p.m. regular council meeting, the City Council of the City of Columbia Falls, shall conduct a public hearing for the purpose of amending Chapter 3.20 Resort Tax in the Columbia Falls Municipal Code.  The City Council adopted the Resort Tax provisions in August 2020. At the time the Resort Tax was implemented, the Council did not add late fees or penalties for late filing and/or late payment. Due to the volume of missed reports and payments, the City Council will hold a public hearing for the purpose of considering adding penalties for late filing and late payments.  Persons may contact the City Clerk or City Manager at 406-892-4391 or 130 6th Street West, Columbia Falls, MT for more information about the hearing. Comments regarding this matter may be made in writing addressed to the City Clerk at 130 6th Street West, Columbia Falls, MT 59912 or delivered in person to the City Council during the hearing. DATED THIS 10th day of November, 2022 Barb Staaland City Clerk November 13, 20, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

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