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NO. 30356 Sealed proposals for construction of the Bissell Septic Improvements are being made by invitation only for General Contractors and will be received by the Olney Bissell School at the Jackola Engineering and Architecture office located at 2250 Highway 93 South, Kalispell 59901 until 12:00 Noon local time on May 29th, 2024, and will be privately opened and shortly thereafter. Bids will be received for a single contract. This project consists of removal and replacement of the school’s septic system. The proposed system will be an Orenco AdvanTex treatment system with an approximate capacity of 2,000 gallons per day. The project includes but is not limited to new gravity piping, primary tankage, (2) AX100 AdvanTex filter pods, recirculation and dose tanks, pumps, controls, and associated drainfield. The Contract Documents consisting of the Drawings and Project Manual and may be examined and obtained by calling Jackola Engineering and Architecture at 406-755-3208 or viewed at www.Montanabid.com. Each general contractor bidding the project must contact Jackola to be added to the plan holders list to be notified of addendums. Additional paper copies can be acquired for $90.00 per set, none of which will be refunded. The Drawings and Project Manual may also be examined at the following locations: Jackola Engineering & Architecture 2250 Hwy. 93 South Kalispell, MT 59901 406-755-3208 There will be a pre-bid conference and tour for this project commencing at the Olney Bissell School, 5955 Farm to Market Road in Whitefish at 1 pm on Thursday, May 16th, 2024. Interested contractors are encouraged to attend. Each bid or proposal must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid Bond payable to Olney Bissell School in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total amount of the bid. Successful Bidder shall furnish an approved Performance Bond and Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount. Insurance meeting required limits shall be provided by the successful Bidder as evidenced by a certificate of insurance. No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for the opening of bids as set forth above. The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period not to exceed forty-five (45) days, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is the best interest of the Owner. May 12, 19, 26, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30377 Montana 11th Judicial District Court Flathead County In re the Marriage of: Ashley Walters, Petitioner and Scott Walters, Respondent. Case No: DR-24-99 DANNI COFFMAN Summons for Publication NOTICE TO: Respondent Scott Walters. You are named in a petition to dissolve your marriage. Unless you respond in 21 days, the court may decide against you without you being heard and give Petitioner everything asked for in the petition. You must submit your written response within 21 calendar days. The 21 day period starts the day after the last date of publication of this notice. If the final day falls on a weekend or court holiday, you may file your response on the next business day. You must file your written response with the Clerk of District Court at: 920 South Main and serve a copy of your answer on the Petitioner. Date this 15th day of April, 2024. (Seal) PEG L. ALLISON Clerk of Court /s/Meagan Ngo Deputy Clerk May 19, 26 and June 2, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30384 Montana 11th Judicial District Court Flathead County In the Matter of the Name Change of Alyvia Rose Bisbee: Alyvia Rose Bisbee, Petitioner Cause No.: DV-24-552 Notice of Hearing on Name Change Robert B Allison This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court for a change of name from Alyvia Rose Bisbee to Liv Rose. The hearing will beheld at the Justice Center in Flathead County, 920 South Main, Kalispell Montana on 06/12/2024 at 8:30 a.m. Date: April 17, 2024 PEG L. ALLISON Clerk of District Court BY: /s/ Michelle Davis Deputy Clerk of Court Michelle Davis May 19, 26 and June 2, 9, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30391 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING EGAN SLOUGH PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION The Egan Slough Planning & Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on the items listed below on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, beginning at 11:00 AM in the Flathead County Commissioners Meeting Room, 800 South Main Street, Kalispell 1. FCU-24-12 A request from Robert Wagner for a conditional use permit for an accessory dwelling more than 200 feet away from the primary dwelling on the subject property located at 1010 Egan Slough Road near Kalispell, Montana. The property is located within the Egan Slough Zoning District. The subject property is approximately 2.852 acres and can be legally described as Tract 2 of Certificate of Survey No. 9361 in the West Half of the Northeast Quarter of Section 20, Township 28 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. All decisions made by the Egan Slough Planning & Zoning Commission 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, June 10, 2024. 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 Planning & Zoning Office at 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. /s/Erik K Mack Erik K Mack, AICP® Planning Director May 26, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30392 INVITATION TO BID FOR SEPTIC TANK PUMPING SERVICE (2-Year Contract) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids for Septic Tank Pumping Service will be received by the Flathead County Water District No. 1 - Evergreen at 130 Nicholson Drive, Kalispell, Montana until 1:00 PM local time on July 2, 2024, and then publicly opened and read aloud. At that time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. SCOPE OF WORK. The Project includes, without limitation, furnishing all necessary labor, materials, equipment and other incidental and appurtenant Work necessary to satisfactorily complete the Project, as more specifically described as follows: 1. Pumping and disposal of district-wide septic tanks  • Schedule I: 19 tanks at 2000 gallons and 31 tanks at 3000 gallons completed by June 30, 2026. • Schedule II: Up to 500 tanks at 1000 gallons completed by June 30, 2026. • The District intends to complete the pumping and disposal for the number of tanks/sizes specified above. It is anticipated that a single award and contract will be made for Schedule I and that multiple awards and contracts will be made to different bidders for the number of tanks pumped under Schedule II. Bidders shall identify the number of tanks that they propose to pump under the two year contract under Schedule II. 2. Completion of Condition and Safety Inspections at each tank pumped • Condition of tank • Condition of lid • Condition of Outflow Baffle • If requires any maintenance • Monthly progress reports on status of completed septic tank’s pumped.  This Work will be performed in strict conformance with the Contract Documents, permits from regulatory agencies with jurisdiction, and applicable regulations. The quantity of Work to be performed on Schedule I and services to be furnished are as established on the bid form. Actual quantities of Work to be performed may vary at the discretion of the District Field Operations Manager. OBTAINING BID DOCUMENTS. Bid documents can be electronically downloaded (at no cost) in pdf format at the District’s website: www.evergreenwaterdistrict.com. Bidders must submit their bid on the Bid Form provided by the District with the required attachments and bidder’s certifications. No other forms, proposals, or offers will be accepted. PRE-BID MEETING. An optional Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at the Flathead County Water District No. 1 – Evergreen Office at 130 Nicholson Drive, Kalispell, Montana at 2:00 PM local time on June 6, 2024. Bidders are encouraged to attend. MDEQ LICESNING AND PERMITTING COMPLIANCE REQUIREMENTS. Septic Tank Pumpers must be registered and licensed with the Montana Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ). In addition, septic tank pumpers must utilize a MDEQ permitted disposal site. Documentation of the pumpers MDEQ pumping license and MDEQ written approval of the disposal site must be provided with the Bid to be considered responsive. Additional documentation of disposal site permits may be requested by the District to ensure that disposal site is properly licensed and permitted by MDEQ. Information on the MDQ Septic Tank Pumper Program can be found at the following link https://deq.mt.gov/twr/Programs/solidwaste.  BONDS. A Bid bond is not required for this offer. The right is reserved to reject any or all proposals received, to accept more than one proposal, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bids that are in the best interest of the Owner. Flathead County Water District No. 1 - Evergreen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. May 26 and June 27, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30393 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Solid Waste Fees, Schedules, Rates, Charges, Master Plan and Regulations NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that on the 17th day of June, 2024, at 7:00 o’clock p.m., in the Council Chambers, Kalispell City Hall, 201 First Avenue East, Kalispell, Montana, the City Council of the City of Kalispell shall hold a Public Hearing to adopt a Solid Waste Master Plan, make certain amendments to the Regulations of the city Solid Waste Utility, and to increase the fees, schedules, rates, and charges imposed on the customers of the city Solid Waste Utility. Any person wishing to address these proposals may appear at this hearing and make oral statements or present the same in writing. A copy of the proposed amendments can be viewed at the Public Works Office or the City Clerk’s office in City Hall at 201 First Avenue East, or on the city’s website at www.kalispell.com/679/Council-Public-Hearings. Written comments may be submitted to the City Clerk at the above noticed meeting, or prior to the meeting either by mail at P.O. Box 1997, Kalispell, MT 59903, by email to publiccomment@kalispell.com or in person at City Hall, 201 First Avenue East. For further information contact the Public Works Department at (406) 758-7720. Aimee Brunckhorst, CMC, City Clerk May 26 and June 2, 9, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30395 DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SERVICE REGULATION BEFORE THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF MONTANA In re NorthWestern Energy’s Application to Increase Retail Electric and Natural Gas Utility Service Rates and for Approval of Service Schedules, Cost Allocation, and Rate Design  Docket 2024.05.053 May 21, 2024 Notice of Filing and Opportunity to Comment 1. NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy (“NorthWestern”) is preparing to file with the Montana Public Service Commission (“Commission”) an application to revise its electric and natural gas service rates in Montana. Such a filing is subject to the Commission’s Minimum Rate Case Filing Standards, set forth in Montana Administrative Rules 38.5.101–.195. These standards require NorthWestern to prepare and file a marginal cost of service study (“MCOSS”). Mont. Admin. R. 38.5.176. On May 7, 2024, NorthWestern filed a request to waive the MCOSS requirement for its upcoming natural gas rate review.   2. In its filing, NorthWestern states that among other reasons, good cause exists to waive the MCOSS requirement because it would provide little useful data for evaluating natural gas service cost allocation or rate design, yet is expensive and time consuming to conduct. In place of the MCOSS, NorthWestern proposes to file an Embedded Cost of Service Study. NorthWestern further states that it contacted the Montana Consumer Counsel (“MCC”), and MCC does not oppose NorthWestern’s request. 3. A copy of NorthWestern’s filing is publicly available at the Commission’s business office, 1701 Prospect Avenue, Helena, MT 59601, and online at the Commission’s website (psc.mt.gov) under Docket No. 2024.05.053. A copy of the filing may also be available at the office of the MCC, which represents consumer interests before the Commission, 111 North Last Chance Gulch, Suite 1B, Helena, MT 59601, (406) 444-2771. Interested parties can register on the Commission’s website to receive notice of future filings in this docket. Instructions for subscribing to notices of filings are available at psc.mt.gov/reddi-help. 4. The Commission invites any interested party to submit comments no later than June 7, 2024. Public comments on this matter may be submitted to the Commission at 1701 Prospect Avenue, P.O. Box 202601, Helena, MT 59620, or by email to pschelp@mt.gov. Public comment may also be submitted in REDDI. Instructions for submitting public comments in REDDI are available at psc.mt.gov/reddi-help (select “Submit a Public Comment”). All comments received will be public records. Personal or private information should not be included in comments. 5. The Commission’s jurisdiction over this matter is provided in Title 69 and Title 2, Chapter 4 of the Montana Code Annotated; Title 38, Chapters 2 and 5 of the Montana Administrative Rules; and any prior orders of the Commission relevant to the issues presented. DONE and DATED May 21, 2024, by the Montana Public Service Commission through delegation to staff.  JAMES BROWN, President JENNIFER FIELDER, Vice President TONY O’DONNELL, Commissioner RANDALL PINOCCI, Commissioner DR. ANNIE BUKACEK, Commissioner May 26, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30396 Sue Taylor Taylor Law Office 133 Main st., PO Box 175 Augusta MT 59410 Pin: 406-562-3838 | Fx: 406-562-3833 taylorlaw@usa.com MONTANA ELEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, FLATHEAD  In the Matter of the Estate of KNUTE F. LANG, Deceased,  KRAIG R. LANG and SCOTT P. LANG, Applicants. Case No. DP-15-2024-000013 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed Co-Personal Representatives 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, return receipt requested, to: Kraig R. Lang and Scott P. Lang Co-Personal Representatives c/o Taylor Law Office PO Box 175 Augusta, Montana 59410 or be filed with the Clerk of the above court. Dated this 14 day of May, 2024. /s/Kraig R. Lang Kraig R. Lang Personal Representative /s/Scott P. Lang Scott P. Lang Personal Representative May 26 and June 2, 9, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30397 RESOLUTION  DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED, OBSOLETE AND UNDESIRABLE PROPERTY May 21, 2024 Be it resolved that Cayuse Prairie School District #10 will sell or dispose of obsolete equipment because they have become undesirable or unsuitable for school purposes of the district. A list of said property to be sold or disposed of is available at the District Clerk’s Office, 897 Lake Blaine Rd, Kalispell MT 59901. A taxpayer may appeal this resolution of the Trustees during the two-week period following this publication.   Tyler Hash, Board Chair  Heather Mumby, District Clerk Board of Trustees Cayuse Prairie School District #10 May 26, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30398 CITY OF KALISPELL REQUEST FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICE QUALIFICATIONS FOR KALISPELL’S WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT BIOSOLIDS TREATMENT-DISPOSAL PROJECT Pursuant to the authority granted to it under MCA 7-5-4301(2)(a)., the City of Kalispell is seeking to hire a qualified professional consulting firm to provide professional and engineering services. These services will include a review of alternative methods for bio-solids treatment and disposal, along with providing recommendations, cost analysis, and facility design and construction management for the selected project. The Statement of Qualifications must be submitted via QuestCDN, by 5:00 p.m. local time, June 19, 2024. The full RFQ including anticipated scope of work, selection criteria, submittal requirements, and selection process and schedule, and a link to QuestCDN are located on the City website at https://www.kalispell.com/bids.aspx, or in the Public Works Office at 201 First Ave. East, Kalispell, MT 59901, PO Box 1997, Kalispell, MT 59903. Direct questions to Susie Turner, Public Works Director, at 406-758-7852 or sturner@kalispell.com. May 26 and June 2, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30399 Peg L. Allison CLERK OF DISTRICT COURT 920 South Main, Ste 300 Kalispell, MT 59901 Montana 11th Judicial District Court Flathead County In re the Marriage of: DANNY ATTILIO LUCIANO, Petitioner and MIKAYLA MCLEOD, Respondent. DANNI COFFMAN Case No: DR-24-145 Summons for Publication NOTICE TO: Respondent MIKAYLA DEANN MCLEOD. You are named in a petition to dissolve your marriage. Unless you respond in 21 days, the court may decide against you without you being heard and give Petitioner everything asked for in the petition. You must submit your written response within 21 calendar days. The 21 day period starts the day after the last date of publication of this notice. If the final day falls on a weekend or court holiday, you may file your response on the next business day. You must file your written response with the Clerk of District Court at 920 South Main Street, Suite 300 in Kalispell, Montana and serve a copy of your answer on the Petitioner. Date this 14th day of May, 2024. (Seal) PEG L. ALLISON Clerk of Court By: Michelle Davis Deputy Clerk/ MICHELLE DAVIS May 26 and June 2, 9, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30400 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FLATHEAD COUNTY PLANNING BOARD REGULAR MEETING The Flathead County Planning Board will hold their regular meeting on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, beginning at 6:00 PM in the 2nd floor conference room of the South Campus Building, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana. During this meeting, the Board will hold a public hearing to consider the agenda items described below and make a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners who will take final action.  1. A request by Somers Project, LLC and Somers Property, LLC, with technical assistance from Morrison-Maierle for preliminary plat approval of Steamboat Landing, a proposal to create 180 single family residential lots and 5 condominium lots on a 63.59-acre property. The condominium lots would include a total of 72 units. The proposed subdivision would be served by the Somers Water & Sewer District. Access to the proposed lots would be from new internal subdivision roads via Sunnybrook Lane and Somers Road. The property is located at 603 Somers Road, Somers, MT. THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR THIS AGENDA ITEM HAS CLOSED. 2. A request from Sands Surveying, Inc. on behalf of the Old Montana Building Company to allow for two guest cabins along with a residential home on the property located at 475 Halfmoon Flats Road in West Glacier, Montana. The property contains approximately 20.483 acres and is located within the Middle Canyon area of the C.A.L.U.R.S (Canyon Area) Zoning District. The property can legally be described as Tract 2 of Certificate of Survey 19464 in Section 12, Township 31 North, Range 19 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. This item will be reviewed by the Middle Canyon Land Use Advisory Committee on Tuesday, May 28, 2024 @ 7:00 PM, at the Coram Fire Hall, located on Seville Lane, Coram, MT 59913. 3. A request from Liberty Land Group LLC, with technical assistance from KLJ Engineering, for preliminary plat approval of Swan View Estates, a proposal to create four (4) residential lots on 20 acres. The proposed subdivision would be served by individual wells and individual septic systems. The property is located at 93 Glacier Flats Road, Kalispell, MT and can legally be described as Lot 1 of Glacier Flats Subdivision in the Southwest Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 2, Township 29 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Documents and maps pertaining to these agenda items are on file for public inspection in the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, South Campus Building, 40 11th Street West, Ste. 220 in Kalispell. All decisions made by the Planning Board are considered recommendations and will be forwarded to the Board of County Commissioners for final action. Please check the County Commissioners page of the County website, http://flathead.mt.gov/commissioner, or contact the Commissioners’ office for the scheduled date and time of a particular item. Interested persons are encouraged to attend the hearing and make their views and concerns known to the Board. For additional information contact the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office at (406) 751-8200. Written comments are strongly encouraged to be submitted and should be received by the Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office no later than June 12, 2024 @ 5:00 p.m. Please note agenda items are subject to change without notice. Any modifications to agenda items will be posted on the county website, http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/events.php 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. /s/Erik K. Mack Erik K. Mack,AICP Planning Director May 26, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NO. 30401 BUDGET AMENDMENT PROCLAMATION WEST VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 1 FLATHEAD COUNTY At a special meeting of the board of trustees of School District No. 1, Flathead County, Montana, held Thursday, May 23, 2024 at 7 a.m. at the West Valley School library located at 2290 Farm to Market Road, Kalispell, Montana, the following resolution was introduced: WHEREAS, the trustees of West Valley School District No. 1, Flathead County, Montana, have made a determination that as a result of personnel and salaries exceeding budgeted levels, the district’s budget for the general fund does not provide sufficient financing to properly maintain and support the district for the entire current school fiscal year; and WHEREAS, the trustees have determined that an amendment to the general fund budget in the amount of $200,000 is necessary under the provision of Section 20-9-161(6), MCA; for the purpose of funding personnel salary expenditures above budgeted levels and WHEREAS, the anticipated source of financing the budget amendment expenditures shall be the general fund reserve; THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of the West Valley School District No. 1, Flathead County, Montana, proclaims a need for an amendment to the general fund budget for fiscal year 2023-2024 in the amount of $200,000 under Section 20-9-161(6), MCA, for the purpose identified above, and; BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of the West Valley School District No. 1, Flathead County, Montana, will meet at 5:15 p.m. at the West Valley School library on Monday, June 3, 2024 for the purpose of considering and adopting the budget amendment. May 26, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________