Legals for December, 31 2020

| December 31, 2020 12:00 AM

ATTENTION CITY OF POLSON RESIDENTS The following information is being published for your information regarding the question of the City of Polson Resort Tax on the February 2, 2021 Mail Election Ballot. Polson Resort Tax Notice of Goods and Services Subject to the Resort Tax: Each business/organization subject to the tax shall collect the same on the retail value of all goods and services sold for resale, within the city. All luxuries shall be taxed, and luxuries shall mean any gift item, luxury item or other item normally sold to the public or to transient visitors or tourists; but the term does not include food purchased unprepared or unserved, medicine, medical supplies and services, appliances, hardware supplies and tools or any necessities of life. The term luxuries shall be determined to include, but shall not be limited to: Hotels, Motels and Other Lodging or Camping Facilities: All goods and services sold Conference, convention or event room or space rentals Lodging based on rental periods of less than thirty (30) days Lodging for which the state bed tax is payable: Bed and breakfasts Campgrounds and RV parks Condominium rentals Hotels and motels Attractions & Services: Bowling alleys - limited to liquor/food Concerts Movie and live theaters Rodeos Guides and outfitters: Hunting, fishing, rafting, horseback rides, etc. Recreational services and labor Rentals: Automobiles, trucks, trailers, RVs, jeeps, etc. Conference, convention or event room or space rentals Golf, ski and sports equipment Motorcycles, bicycles, ATVs, etc. Snowmobiles, boats, jet skis, etc. Golf courses: Cart rentals Green fees Memberships Merchandise sales Supermarket nonfood items: Tobacco and tobacco products and nicotine delivery systems (aka vaping) Retail sales of goods (excluding sales for resale) of: New and Used Books of local interest Cameras and supplies Candles Clothing limited to logo wear, recreational clothing, gear and accessories that have been screen printed, embroidered, or otherwise imprinted with designs depicting or containing words such as Montana, Polson, Flathead Lake or any combination thereof Finished craft items, including those sold at arts and crafts fairs, other than those that are household furnishings Jewelry and art including decorative dishes and dishwares not used for meals Mail order and catalog sales Motorcycles, snowmobiles, jet skis, etc. Pictures and picture frames, posters, prints, handcrafted cards Secondhand stores and antiques Souvenir, imprinted and gift items with logos Sporting goods including sold as used or on consignment, except when sold at a garage sale: Bicycles except stationary fitness or exercise bicycles Restaurants, Fast Food and Other Food Service Establishments: All goods and services sold, including delivery charges, but not tips Foodstuffs intended for immediate human consumption Fraternal organizations which provide food and beverages or rent their facilities to the public and nonmembers Soda pop, gum and candy, including individual, bulk, and packaged candy quantities Vending machines Taverns, Bars, Nightclubs, Lounges and Other Public Establishments Serving Beer, Wine, Liquor or Other Alcoholic Beverages by the Drink: All alcoholic beverages, including beer and wine, sold by the drink or at retail All goods and services sold Private liquor stores ITEMS THAT WILL NOT BE TAXED: Appliances: Computers and computer supplies including webcams Electronic communication and entertainment devices Kitchen counter devices (mixers, toasters, etc.) Stoves, refrigerators, freezers, washers, dryers, dishwashers, trash compactors Telephone equipment Vacuum cleaners Food Purchased Unprepared or Unserved: Food items eligible for purchase with food stamps (except soda pop or candy) Food items not purchased for immediate consumption; including a loaf of bread, noncarbonated drinks, fitness drinks for later consumption Vitamins Hardware Supplies and Tools: Implements and supplies used in the construction, improvement, maintenance or repair of buildings and their furnishings Lawn and garden equipment and supplies Hotels, Motels and Other Lodging or Camping Facilities: Lodging based on rental periods in excess of thirty (30) days Medicine, Medical Supplies and Services: Doctors, dentists, chiropractors, opticians Medical supplies, items sold to be used for curative, prosthetic or medical maintenance purposes including exercise or fitness bicycles, fitness balls Medicine, substances sold for curative or remedial properties, including nonprescription drugs Psychologists, counselors, social workers Therapeutic massage Necessities of Life: Funeral directors Supermarket nonfood items Baby and child care products Disposable diapers, powder, lotion, etc. Cleaning supplies Deodorant Laundry detergent and bleach Paper products Personal hygiene: Combs, brushes, sunblock, lip balm Dietary supplements Feminine hygiene: Kotex, Tampax, douche Soap and shampoo, lotions Toilet paper Toothpaste and mouthwash Vitamins Utilities: Public and private including propane, heating oil, garbage, power, telephone, internet and cell phones Other Items and Services: Auto mechanical parts Automotive accessories Batteries Building contractors and tradesmen: Plumbers, electricians, carpenters, roofers, drywallers, painters, masons, pest control, paving, excavating, HVAC, well drillers Charcoal Computer services Other Items and Services cont'd: Contractor and homeowner equipment including vacuums and floor cleaners Craft items and supplies including poster board Dishes and dish wares used for meals or cooking Furniture and home furnishings including lawn and patio furniture and used furniture Gambling revenues Gasoline Housewares and sundries Lawn, garden, landscaping supplies and compost Light bulbs Motor oil New and used car and truck sales Newspapers Nonprofit and charitable events: Fraternal organizations which provide food and services only to members Nonprofit fundraisers School sports events Other business and professional services: Appliance repair Auto repair and related services Bank charges and interest Car wash, towing Hair salons and barbers Health clubs House cleaning and janitorial services Insurance agents: Health, life, auto, bonds Interior decorators Landscaping, snow removal and lawn care Laundry, dry cleaning and laundromats Movers and ministorage units Photo developing Preschools and childcare Printers and publishers Professional services: Lawyers, architects, accountants, appraisers, engineers, tax services, surveyors Real estate commissions School bus services Security brokers and financial managers Shipping agents (UPS) Taxidermist Taxis & Ride Sharing Services Travel agent fees Upholstery shops Veterinarians Safe deposit boxes School supplies Stationery and office supplies Street legal motorcycles Tires Wholesale merchandise purchased for resale at retail Ordinance additionally shall include: 1. Amount of tax to be 3%. 2. Term of tax to be 20 years, collected year-round. 3. Tax collection would begin July 1, 2021. 4. 3% of gross revenues specifically to vendors to offset cost of collection. Of the remaining 97%: 17% of gross revenues specifically to property tax relief; 80% of gross revenues specifically to street repair/maintenance (curb, stormwater, sidewalk, paving, engineering); 3% City administrative costs Further information available at www.cityofpolson.com. If you have questions, please call City Manager, Ed Meece at 883-8207, citymanager@cityofpolson.com Published on December 24, 2020, and December 31, 2020. MNAXLP

SCOTT W. HERRING HERRING LAW OFFICE, P.C. Attorney at Law P.O. Box 1307, 215 S. Kendrick Glendive, Montana 59330 Attorney for Applicant (406) 377-5273 MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF No. DP 20-79 SAMUEL THOMAS KEIRLE, NOTICE TO CREDITORS Deceased. 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 (4) months after the date of the first publication of this Notice or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must either be mailed to DEAN HOWE, a Co-Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at P.O. Box 48, Lakeside, Montana, 59922, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. DATED this day of December, 2020. SCOTT W. HERRING Attorney for Applicant Published on December 24, 2020, December 31, 2020, and January 7, 2021. MNAXLP

Kenneth Krantz PO Box 166 St. Ignatius, MT 59865 406-214-5559 Personal Representative Montana Twentieth Judicial District Court, County of Lake In the matter of the Estate of Verna K. Krantz, Deceased Probate No. DP-20-49 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 decedent are required to present all claims within four (4) months after the date of the final public of this notice, or said claims will be forever barred. Claims must be either mailed to KENNETH KRANTZ, Personal Representative, PO Box 166, St. Ignatius, MT 59865, or filed with the Clerk of the above court. Dated this 8 day of December, 2020. Kenneth Krantz PO Box 166 St. Ignatius, MT 59865 Published on December 17, 2020, December 24, 2020, and December 31, 2020. MNAXLP

Montana Twentieth Judicial District Court, Lake County Ditech Financial LLC, Plaintiff, vs. Dureen Blixt-Leo a/k/a Dureen D. Blixt-Leo, Kenneth D. Leo, Discovery Bank and Does 1-10, Defendants. Cause No. DV 18-239 Notice of Sheriff's Sale Under and by virtue of a Writ of Execution issued in the above-entitled action on September 14, 2020, I am commanded to sell at public auction all of the Defendant's rights and interest to the property commonly known as 41178 Pine Tree Lane, Polson, MT 59860. To property is to be sold at Sheriff's Sale on the 26th day of January 2021, at 10:00 o'clock a.m. at the front door of the Lake County Courthouse, 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, Montana 59860, the following described real property: Lot D of Pine Tree Subdivision, a platted subdivision located in Government Lot 2 of Section 1, Township 21 North, Range 20 West, PMM, Lake County, Montana, as described on the plat dedicated of said Subdivision on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, Montana. Commonly known as: 41178 Pine Tree Lane, Polson, MT 59860 Dated this 16th day of December, 2020. Donald R. Bell, Sheriff Lake County Sheriff's Office /s/ Donald R. Bell Published on December 24, 2020, December 31, 2020, and January 7, 2021. MNAXLP

Notice of Close of Regular Voter Registration and Option for Late Registration for the City of Polson Resort Tax Election Notice is hereby given that regular* registration for the City of Polson Resort Tax Election to be held on February 2nd 2021 will close at 5:00 p.m., on January 4th 2021. *Note: If you miss this regular registration deadline, you may still register for the election by showing up at the county election office up to and including on Election Day. Between noon and the close of business on the day before Election Day, you can complete and submit a voter registration card, but you will need to return to the local election office on Election Day to pick up and vote a ballot. All active and inactive **electors of the City of Polson, MT are entitled to vote at said election. **Ballots will automatically be mailed to Active Electors only. If you are a registered voter and do not receive a ballot, contact the Lake County Election Office at (406) 883-7268 to update your information as necessary and receive a ballot. Persons who wish to register and who are not presently registered may do so by requesting a form for registration by mail or by appearing at the Lake County Election Office located at 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860. If you have moved, please update your registration information by filling out a new voter registration card and submitting it to the county election office. DATED this 1st day of December, 2020. /s/ Toni Kramer Election Administrator Lake County, Montana Published on December 10, 2020, December 17, 2020, and December 31, 2020. MNAXLP

Notice of February 2, 2021 Election, Counting of Provisional Ballots and County Canvass for the City of Polson Resort Tax Mail Ballot Election Notice is hereby given that a City Resort Tax Election will be held on February 2, 2021. Electors will consider the following: Should the City of Polson impose a resort tax in the City of Polson of 3% on: the retail value of all goods and services sold by lodging or camping facilities; restaurants, fast food stores, and other food service establishments; all public establishments serving alcoholic beverages by the drink, destination recreational facilities; and luxuries sold by other establishments. The tax will take effect July 1, 2021, be effective 12 months a year for twenty years, and must be used as follows: 3% for vendor administrative costs, and the remaining 97% as follows - 17% for property tax relief; 80% for existing streets, storm sewers, sidewalks, curbs, and gutters; and 3% for City administrative costs. The election will be conducted by mail ballot. All active electors of the City of Polson are entitled to vote in the election. Ballots will be mailed to active electors only, on January 13th 2021. Voted ballots must be received in the Lake County Election Office by 8 pm on Election Day (February 2, 2021) in order to be counted. If you do not receive a ballot, contact the elections office at 406-883-7268 for instructions on how to register or update your registration to receive a ballot. The following events are open to the public and will occur at the Lake County Courthouse. Ballot preparation and counting will begin at 9:00 am on February 2nd 2021 in the large conference room on the third floor. Counting of Provisional Ballots will begin at 3:00 pm on February 8th, 2021 in the Election Office. The Canvass will be held on February 10th at 10:30 am in the Commissioner Chambers. In-person registration, voting and ballot drop-off is available at the county elections office located at the Lake County Courthouse, 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, Monday - Friday. The election office will have extended hours from 7 am - 8 pm on Election Day (February 2nd). Call the elections office at 406-883-7268 or email tkramer@lakemt.gov if you have questions or need assistance with voter registration and voting. DATED this 24th day of December, 2020 /s/Toni Kramer Election Administrator Lake County, Montana Published on December 31, 2020, and January 7, 2021. MNAXLP