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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 bchristiaens@fvcc.edu.  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. 29010 PUBLIC NOTICE NO. MT-22-20 NOVEMBER 14, 2022 PURPOSE OF PUBLIC NOTICE The purpose of this notice is to state the Department’s intention to issue a wastewater discharge permit to the facility listed in this notice. This permit is issued by the Department under the authority of 75-5-402, Montana Code Annotated (MCA) and the Administrative Rules of Montana 17.30.1001 et seq., Montana Ground Water Pollution Control System (MGWPCS). The Water Protection Bureau has prepared a draft permit for the facility listed below. Copies of the draft permit, fact sheet, and environmental assessment are available upon request from the Water Protection Bureau or on the Department’s website https://deq.mt.gov/public/index   APPLICANT INFORMATION  APPLICANT:   Martin Kelly FACILITY NAME: Ridge Run Baseball Facility FACILITY LOCATION:  The Ridge Run Baseball Facility is located in the northern portion of the Flathead Valley on McDermott Lane, about 8-miles north of Kalispell, Montana. RECEIVING WATER: Outfall 001 - Class I Ground Water PERMIT NUMBER: MTX000280 A determination has been made by DEQ to issue a new Montana Ground Water Pollution Control System (MGWPCS) permit for the proposed Ridge Run Baseball Facility for minor league games. This permitting action authorizes discharge of treated wastewater to ground water. The scope of this permitting action is for the operation, and maintenance of the proposed wastewater treatment and disposal system. PUBLIC COMMENT Public comments are invited and must be received by 11:59 p.m. on DECEMBER 16, 2022. Comments may be directed to the DEQ Water Quality Division, Water Protection Bureau, PO Box 200901, Helena, MT 59620. All comments received or postmarked by 11:59 p.m. on DECEMBER 16, 2022, will be considered in the formulation of final determinations to be imposed on the permit. If you wish to comment electronically, you may e-mail DEQWPBPublicComments@mt.gov  During the public comment period provided by the notice, the Department will accept requests for a public hearing. A request for a public hearing must be in writing and must state the nature of the issue proposed to be raised in the hearing (ARM 17.30.1024). The Department will respond to all substantive comments and issue a final decision within sixty days of this notice or as soon as possible thereafter. Additional information may be obtained upon request by calling (406) 444-5546 or by writing to the aforementioned address. The complete administrative record, including permit application and other pertinent information, is maintained at the Water Protection Bureau office in Helena and is available for review during business hours. PUBLIC NOTICE NO. MT-22-20 NOVEMBER 14, 2022 November 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. 29021 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CHANGE IN FEES AND CHARGES SOMERS COUNTY  WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of the Somers County Water and Sewer District will hold a Public Hearing on a proposal to change the fees and charges for users of the sewer and water system.  Such hearing shall be held on Wednesday, December 14th at 6:00 PM at the Somers Fire Hall at 784 Somers Rd.  This venue is a handicap accessible facility.  It is the intent of the Board of Directors to consider and where appropriate, to amend the Schedule of Fees and Charges for users of the system. The proposed changes at this time apply to Plant Investment Fees paid at the time of a new connection (Hookup Fees). This change does not affect current rate payers. The proposed changes to the fee and charges schedule are available on the District’s website at  https://somerswatersewer.com/  or by calling Andy Loudermilk at 406-857-2580 during regular business hours.  Any person wishing to address the proposed fee and charge changes may appear at this hearing and make oral statements or present the same in writing, prior to the hearing. Written comments may be submitted to the District at P.O. Box 117, Somers MT 59932 or by email to andyL.sws@outlook.com.  Any persons desiring accommodation for attendance at such hearing or having questions concerning the matter before the District, please call the above number.  November 20, 27, 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 __________________________

No. 29028 AUTHORIZATION TO PUBLISH NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING SEPTAGE TREATMENT AND  BIOSOLIDS COMPOSTING FACILITY PRESENTATION & DISCUSSION  The Flathead County Board of Commissioners hereby gives notice, that it will hold two public meetings regarding the proposed septage treatment and biosolids composting facility. At each meeting, the project engineer will give an informational presentation on the proposed project followed by a public question and answer session.  The public meetings will be held on the 1st day of December 2022 at 10:00 a.m. and again at 6:00 p.m.  Both sessions will be held in the Flathead County Commissioners’ Chambers on the third floor at 800 South Main Street, Kalispell, MT. At the public meetings, the project engineer will give a presentation about the proposed septage treatment and biosolids composting facility and the public will have the opportunity to ask questions. More information can be found on the Flathead County webpage at: https://flathead.mt.gov/department-directory/commissioners-office/public-notices or by contacting Whitney Aschenwald, Flathead County Commissioners Office, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, MT 59901 - (406) 758-2467 / waschenwald@flathead.mt.gov.   Flathead County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Dated this 15th day of November, 2022. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/Pamela J. Holmquist Pamela J. Holmquist, Chairman November 20, 27, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29029 NOTICE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REQUEST FOR FLOODPLAIN DEVELOPMENT PERMIT The City of Kalispell Floodplain Administrator has received the following Floodplain Development Permit application: A request was submitted by KLJ Engineering on behalf of Westside Condo Association for a floodplain development permit to do work within the flood fringe of West Spring Creek. The proposed project will take place in the existing parking lot and will include surface replacement, increased green space, new stormwater pretreatment and preparation of the site to relocate an automatic bank teller machine (ATM) to the south of the parking lot adjacent to West Spring Creek. The site is located at 1203 US Hwy 2 West, Kalispell, Montana, and is more particularly described as Westside Condo on L1A Gateway Community Center in the NE ¼ of the SE ¼ of Section 12, Township 28N, Range 22W, P.M., M., Flathead County, Montana. A more precise map and description of the proposal is available for review at the City of Kalispell Planning Department, 201 First Avenue East, Kalispell, Montana.  Written or oral comments concerning the above request should be directed to the Floodplain Administrator, City of Kalispell, 201 First Avenue East, Kalispell, MT  59901, (406) 758-7940. Comments will be received through Thursday, December 1, 2022.  In the event of substantial comment or protest to the issuance of the permit, the Kalispell Floodplain Administrator may hold a public hearing to determine whether the permit shall be issued. /s/Jarod Nygren/KB Jarod Nygren Floodplain Administrator City of Kalispell November 20, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29031 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, December 6, 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. Join Zoom Meeting https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88957697509 Meeting ID: 889 5769 7509 One tap mobile +13462487799,,88957697509# US (Houston) +16694449171,,88957697509# US Dial by your location +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 669 444 9171 US +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 719 359 4580 US +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 309 205 3325 US +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 360 209 5623 US +1 386 347 5053 US +1 507 473 4847 US +1 564 217 2000 US +1 646 931 3860 US +1 689 278 1000 US +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) Meeting ID: 889 5769 7509 Find your local number: https://us06web.zoom.us/u/kYDdvCb8V You will be instructed during the meeting when the public comment period is open for each agenda item. A request from James & Dianne Brown for a variance to Section 3.16.040(3)(A) of the Flathead County Zoning Regulations (FCZR), to the setbacks for a principal structure.  The property is zoned RC-1 (Residential Cluster) and is located at 156 Bjork Drive, Bigfork, MT within the Bigfork Zoning District.  The property can legally be described as Lot 131 of Eagle Bend No. 12 in Section 26, Township 27 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana.  This item will be reviewed by the Bigfork Land Use Advisory Committee on Thursday, December 1, 2022 @ 4:00 pm at Bethany Lutheran Church 8559 Highway 35 in Bigfork, MT. A request from Doug & Toni Flory, Elisabeth & Scott Harris, and Meredith & Scott Somerset for a variance to Section 3.25.040(4)(B) of the Flathead County Zoning Regulations (FCZR), to the side yard setback requirements.  The parcel is located at 108 Wood Run Court Unit B, near Whitefish, MT within the Rural Whitefish Zoning District.  The property is zoned BM-1 (Big Mountain Resort Residential) and can legally be described as Lot 26T of Sun Rise Ridge in Section 2, Township 31 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. A request from Stephen E. Fisher, for the establishment of ‘Short-term Rental Housing’ on property located within the Lower Side Zoning District. The property is located at 354 Orchard Ridge Road, Kalispell, MT and is zoned SAG-5 (Suburban Agricultural). Per Section 2.06.045(5) of the Flathead County Zoning Regulations (FCZR), if written opposition from adjacent property owners was received prior to the end of the comment period and the expressed concerns of opposition cannot be resolved by the applicant or by conditions of approval, the Flathead County Board of Adjustment is required to review the request. An application was previously denied by the Board of Adjustment on September 6, 2022. However, a new application was submitted with additional information that would require review by the Board. The property contains approximately 5.39 acres that can legally be described as Tracts 3AFA, 5AAC, 5A, and 5CD in Section 31, Township 28 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. 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, December 6, 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 the Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office at 406-751-8200 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 November 20, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29033 INVITATION TO BID The City of Kalispell, Montana will receive sealed bids for the Stormwater Treatment Facilities Project. The project primarily consists of furnishing materials, labor, and equipment required to install new stormwater treatment facilities with approximately 3 hydrodynamic separators, 1 stormwater filter, 3 manholes, and 150 linear feet of 12-inch, 21-inch, and 42-inch storm sewer pipe. The project also includes pavement, asphalt concrete, sidewalk, curb and gutter, and landscape restoration.  Full bidding instructions, requirements and a link to QuestCDN for the plans and specifications can be found on the city of Kalispell website at https://kalispell.com/bids.aspx. Bidding documents may be examined at the City of Kalispell Public Works Department, 201 First Avenue East, Kalispell, Montana 59901. The City will only be accepting online electronic bids through QuestCDN. Bids will be received by QuestCDN until 2:30 PM on Thursday, December 8, 2022. All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the First Floor Conference Room, 201 First Avenue East, Kalispell, Montana 59901. A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held virtually through Microsoft Teams at 2:30 PM on Thursday, December 1, 2022. Please see the city website at the address above for the pre-bid meeting link. Authorized by order of the City Council of the City of Kalispell, Montana, in a regular meeting held on August 15, 2022. City of Kalispell Aimee Brunckhorst, CMC, City Clerk & Communications Manager November 20, 27, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29034 NOTICE OF PUBLICATION OF CATEGORICAL EXCLUSION CITY OF KALISPELL, MONTANA LOWER ZONE 1.7 MG AND 2.7 MG TANKS ROOF REPLACEMENT PROJECT November 15, 2022 The Montana Department of Environmental Quality has reviewed the above named project. The project consists of removing the existing wooden roof structures, rehabilitating the existing concrete tank structures, installing new concrete dome roof systems, utility installations and site improvements. The proposed roof replacement work will occur at the existing tank sites located in the southwest corner of the Buffalo Hill Golf Club (1176 North Main Street). The work will occur within existing City easements and rights-of-way. Pursuant to ARM 17.40.318, the Department has concluded that the proposed project meets the Categorical Exclusion criteria of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the Montana Environmental Policy Act (MEPA). The Categorical Exclusion may be revoked if the project is not initiated within the time period specified in the planning documents, a new or modified application is submitted, new evidence demonstrates serious local or environmental issues exist, or state, local, tribal, or federal laws are violated. The documentation for the Categorical Exclusion is available for public review at https://deq .mt.gov/public/publicnotice and at the following locations: Department of Environmental Quality, State Revolving Fund Loan Program, 1520 East Sixth Avenue, Helena, MT 59620, and City of Kalispell, 201 First Avenue East, (PO Box 1997), Kalispell, MT (59903). Sincerely, Mark Smith, P.E., DWSRF Section Supervisor Engineering Bureau, Montana Department of Environmental Quality November 20, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29039 LEGAL NOTICE Request for Qualifications In accordance with 90-4, Part 11 MCA, Marion School District is soliciting for Qualifications submittals from interested parties for a Design/Build Energy performance contract involving pre-construction and construction services with a guaranteed maximum price for: Marion School District bond project 2023.Qualifications submittals will be accepted until 4:00 PM on December 9, 2022 at: Marion School District 205 Gopher Lane Marion, Mt 59925 The estimated project budget is approximately $6M and may include construction of new facilities and remodel of existing facilities. Performance an Payment bonds, minimum 50% Montana resident workforce, and compliance with Montana State Prevailing Wage Rates (Building) will be required. Interested parties shall obtain and comply with RFQ document that describes the project, schedule, information to be submitted, and criteria that will be that will be used for selection. The RFQ document may be obtained at the district office (address above), via email skvaalen@marionschoolmt.com or by calling (406)854-2333. The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all submissions and to waive any and all irregularities or informalities and the right to determine what constitutes any and all irregularities or informalities. November 20, 27, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 29041 NOTICES OF TAXES DUE Notice is hereby given that one half of all taxes levied and assessed will be due and payable before 5:00 p.m. on November 30, 2022, or within 30 days after the notice is postmarked, whichever is later, and that unless paid prior to that time the amount then due will be delinquent and will draw interest at the rate of 5/6 of 1% per month from and after such delinquency until paid, and 2% will be added to the delinquent taxes as a penalty. And that one half of all taxes levied and assessed will be due and payable on or before 5:00 p.m. on May 31, 2023, and that unless paid prior to that time the taxes will be delinquent and will draw interest at the rate of 5/6 of 1% per month from and after such delinquency until paid, and 2% will be added to the delinquent taxes as a penalty. Taxes are to be paid at the County Treasurer’s Office, 290 North Main, Kalispell, Montana, or mailed to Flathead County Treasurer 290 A North Main, Kalispell MT 59901, or online at https://flathead.mt.gov/property_tax   Adele Krantz Flathead County Treasurer November 20, 23, 2022 MNAXLP __________________________

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