Legals for September, 24 2020

| September 24, 2020 12:00 AM

CITY OF POLSON POLICE VEHICLES NOTICE FOR BIDS Sealed bids will be accepted for furnishing F.o.b. City of Polson Police Department, Three (3) Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Patrol Vehicles and equipment in accordance with the complete specifications on file with the City of Polson, State of Montana or at www.cityofpolson.com under Resources (Bids & RFP's). Bids will be received at Polson City Hall, 106 1st Street until 3:00 o'clock P.M. on the 29th day of September, 2020 at which time and place all submitted bids will be opened and considered. Bids must be accompanied by a Bidders Bond or Cash in an amount at least 10% of the amount bid and made payable in favor of the City of Polson as liquidated damages in the event the bidder fails to enter into a Contract for the equipment and bid as accepted. The surety company must be listed in United States Treasury Department Circular #570 and licensed in the State of Montana. The outside of the sealed envelope must be properly marked "Bid on Police Vehicles." Bids to be on the basis of cash upon the final delivery and acceptance in accordance with the specifications for this equipment. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after bid closing date. The Polson Police Department reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to accept the bid it judges to be in the best interest of the Department. Publish September 17th & 24th, 2020 CITY OF POLSON, MONTANA BID SPECIFICATIONS THREE (3) FORD EXPLORER POLICE INTERCEPTORS AND EQUIPMENT The City of Polson Police Department is seeking bids for the following vehicles: 2021 Ford Explorer Police Interceptors with the following minimum specifications: One (1) 2021 Police Interceptor (Vehicle only). Two (2) 2021 Police Interceptors upfitted to complete specifications on file at City of Polson, State of Montana or at www.cityofpolson.com (Resources, Bids & RFP's). Published on September 17, 2020, and September 24, 2020.

NOTICE OF CITY OF POLSON COMMISSION WARD 2 VACANCY A vacancy has occurred on the Polson City Commission, Ward 2, and the current Commission will appoint an individual to fill the vacancy. The term for which the appointment will be made is from October 5, 2020 to December 31, 2021. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older, a citizen of Montana and a qualified elector pursuant to Article IV, Section 2 of the Montana Constitution and who has resided within the city limits of the City of Polson for more than one year is eligible and reside in Ward 2. Persons interested in being appointed to fill the vacant term should submit an application by Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The applications may be obtained at City Hall or the City website at www.cityofpolson.com. For more information please contact City Clerk Cora Pritt at 883-8203 or cityclerk@cityofpolson.com. Published on September 17, 2020, and September 24, 2020. MNAXLP

PUBLIC NOTICE The Lake County E911 Committee implemented an addressing system for Enhanced 911 Emergency Services in 2003. To assist navigation and location efforts, the E911 Committee has established that private lanes shared by three (3) or more residences shall have a unique name. The Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public meeting Monday, October 19th, 2020 at 11:00 am in the Commissioners Chambers of the Lake County Courthouse located at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson MT, Room 211, for the purpose of taking public comment on the naming of the private road. *Private Drive located off of Sparrowhawk Lane in Polson, MT **Map of the area are available for review by request to lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov If you would like to comment, but are unable to attend the public hearing, you may send comment to: Lake County Commissioners 106 4th Avenue East Polson, MT 59860 Or lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov Published on September 24, 2020, and October 1, 2020. MNAXLP

Notice of Method of Counting Ballots, Public Test, Post-Election Audit and County Canvass for the November 3, 2020 General Election All below events will occur at the Lake County Courthouse at 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860. Notice is hereby given that the Public Test for voting systems is open to the public and will occur in the Large Conference Room on the third floor of the courthouse for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Public testing of the ExpressVote will take place during office hours on Tuesday, October 6th - Tuesday, October 14th (closed on October 12th). Public testing of the DS-450 voting system will be held at 8:30 am on Tuesday, October 13th. The following events will take place in the Large Conference Room on the third floor of the courthouse and will be open to the public*: Ballots will be removed from their secrecy envelopes starting at 8:30 am on Thursday, October 29th and continue into Friday during business hours. Votes will be counted beginning at 8:00 am on Monday, November 2nd by a DS 450 Central Scanner and Tabulator and resume on November 3rd starting at 7:00 am. Preliminary results will be posted beginning after 8 pm on Election Day, Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at https://electionsresults.mt.gov/. *Due to COVID-19 the Lake County Election Office will be limiting the amount of individuals allowed into our counting center and election office for observing for the November 3, 2020 General Election. With social distancing guidelines in place, the Election Office will be allowing one representative from each qualified party (Democratic, Libertarian and Republican) to observe at a time. Observers will be required to be 6 feet apart from election judges and other observers at all times. A reminder that observers will need to sign-in, wear a name tag and masks/face shields will be required (and provided if the observer is in need) if Lake County is under a mask ordinance at that time. Technology is not permitted in the counting center for observers. Cell phones, iPads, cameras and other audio or video equipment or electronic devices will not be allowed. Montana law requires that any person participating or observing the procedures of the count is required to take an oath that they will not discuss the results of the early counting of votes at any time prior to the closing of the polls on Election Day. A person who knowingly violates this law shall be imprisoned for a term not to exceed two years and/or be find an amount not less than $100,000 and not more than $500,000. Individuals interested in observing these events will need to contact their local party central committee. The Election Office will not schedule individuals for the parties. The following events are open to the public but social distancing will be required. Accepted provisional ballots will be counted and added to the vote totals at 3:00 pm on Monday, November 9th in the Large Conference Room. The Post-Election Audit will be held at 8:30 am on Friday, November 13th in the Election Office. The County Canvass of the election will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, November 16, 2020 in the Commissioner's Chambers. DATED this 2nd day of September, 2020. /s/ Katie Harding Election Administrator Lake County, Montana Published on September 24, 2020, and October 1, 2020. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE On Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 3:30 pm, the Lake County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing. Public attendance will be through a virtual format via ZOOM. The hearing will include the following items: WALTON APPEAL REQUEST Rande Walton is requesting an appeal of the Lake County Planning Department's interpretation that the use of his property for activities associated with his dock building business is a commercial and/or industrial use. Commercial and/or industrial uses are prohibited within the Rural Residential Zoning District (RRZD) of the City/County Planning Area. The appeal request states that the applicant is appealing the Planning Department's interpretation that commercial and/or industrial activity is occurring on the property. The +/- 4.97-acre property is located at 37861 Ponderilla Drive, and is legally described as lot 17 of Ponderilla Hills, a subdivision located in section 17 of T22N, R20W. DUBER CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST Bart Anderson, on behalf of the Duber Family LP, is requesting conditional use approval to allow for independent rental and/or habitation of more than one (1) dwelling unit on a residential property within the East Shore Zoning District. The request is associated with the removal and reconstruction of an existing 2nd residence. The subject property is approx. 5.0 acres, located at 22891 MT Hwy 35, and is legally described as tract in government lot 4, located within section 29 of T25N, R19W. ALDIBS MORNING VIEW LLC CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST Aldibs Morning View LLC, represented by Jean Claude Aldibs, is requesting conditional use approval for a home occupation within the Finley Point Zoning District. The applicant would like to use an existing accessory building for a private and exclusive one-stylist hair salon to be open only when he is in town. The +/-4.92-acre subject property is located at 33724 Lilac Hedge Lane within the Finley Point Zoning District, sub-unit E - Finley Point Interior, and is legally described as tract D & E on COS 4656, located in section 20 of T23N, R19W. WEAVER CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST Lynn H. & Donna Weaver are requesting conditional use approval to allow for the use of a temporary dwelling for a construction period not to exceed two (2) calendar years. The 0.43-acre property is located off Weaver Lane within the Upper West Shore Zoning District, sub-unit B - Lower Lakeside, and is legally described as tract B, a portion of gov't lot 2 and deed exhibit H-1214 located in section 20 of T25N, R20W. DKT HOLDINGS CONDITIONAL USE REQUESTS Troy Gunlock, on behalf of DKT Holdings is requesting a conditional use approval to allow impervious surface coverage between 29% and 49% of the buildable area of the lot. The request is associated with construction of a second garage containing living quarters on the subject property. The +/-1.0-acre property is located at 32046 North Finley Point Road in the Finley Point Zoning District, sub-unit D, and is legally described as lot 5 of Clarkson Villa Tracts, a subdivision located in section 18 of T23N, R19W. FUNDA VARIANCE REQUEST Joyce Funda is requesting a variance to allow for a reduced side setback to her northern property boundary within the Upper West Shore Zoning District, sub-unit D. If approved, the variance would allow an existing residence to remain located within the side setback. The +/-5.0-acre property is located off Elk Crossing Lane north of Rollins, and is legally described as lot 3 of Green Pines, a subdivision located within section 20 of T25N, R20W. GILELS CONDITIONAL USE AND VARIANCE REQUESTS Nicholas Cole of NC Design Studio, on behalf of Dori Gilels, is requesting variances to the Finley Point Zoning Regulations to allow for construction of a single-family residence with an attached garage, to be partially located within 50 feet from the highwater mark of Flathead Lake, 50 feet of a county road rights-of-way, and within both side property line setbacks, and conditional use approvals to allow impervious surface areas covering between 30 and 49 percent of the buildable area of the lot and disturbance of slopes which exceed 25% on a lakefront lot. The requests are associated with redevelopment of a lakefront lot historically developed with a single-family residence. The +/-0.75-acre subject property is located at 32885 South Finley Point Road within the Finley Point Zoning District, sub-unit D - Finley Point Lakeshore, and is legally described as lot 1 of St. Ignatius Pebble Beach Subdivision, located in section 19 of T23N, R19W. Information regarding the agenda items is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by October 5, 2020 will be included in the staff report to the board. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the Board for their consideration. Comments received after October 5 will be provided to the Board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept., 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or faxed to 406-883-7205 or e-mailed to planning@lakemt.gov . Please note: Due to safety measures in place related to concerns stemming from COVID-19, if you would like to attend the public hearing, please contact the Planning Department at the email above or at (406) 883-7235 prior to the meeting to receive instructions regarding how to attend the meeting virtually. Published on September 24, 2020. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE The Lake County Planning Board will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm. Public attendance will be through a virtual format via ZOOM. Agenda items include: STONE RIDGE RANCH PHASE 1 VARIANCE & SUBDIVISION AMENDMENT REQUESTS Western Montana Land Services, on behalf of Stone Horse Development LLC, is requesting a variance to the road standards for subdivisions and an amendment to the approval for Stone Ridge Ranch Phase 1, a platted subdivision. If approved, the variance and amendment to the approval would allow the primary access road for Stone Ridge Ranch Phase 1, which exceeds 1,500 feet in length and ends in a turnaround, to provide access to more than 15 dwelling units, including access to parcel 1 of COS 7358 and potentially additional future lots if additional subdivision and variance approval is obtained from Lake County. The existing 15-lot subdivision is located off of US Highway 93, north of Polson, at the end of Stone Horse Drive and is legally described as Lots 1 - 15 of Stone Ridge Ranch Phase 1, located within section 31, T23N, R20W. Information regarding the agenda item is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by October 5, 2020 will be included in the board packets. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the Board for their consideration. Comments received after October 5 will be provided to the Board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Public comments regarding water and/or sewer proposals for subdivisions are encouraged to be submitted in writing. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept, 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or faxed: 406-883-7205 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov Please note: Due to safety measures in place related to concerns stemming from COVID-19, if you would like to attend the public hearing, please contact the Planning Department at the email above or at (406) 883-7235 prior to the meeting to receive instructions regarding how to attend the meeting virtually. Published on September 24, 2020. MNAXLP

Legal Notice The following is the complete text of an amendment to the Montana Constitution to be submitted to the voters of the state of Montana at the November 3, 2020 General Election. The text below is being published per the requirement of 13-27-311(1) MCA, by Secretary of State Corey Stapleton. Text underlined below shows text to be added. THE COMPLETE TEXT OF CONSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVE NO. 118 (CI-118) Section 1. Article II, section 14, of the Montana Constitution is amended to read: "Section 14. Adult Rights. A person 18 years of age or older is an adult for all purposes, except that the legislature or the people by initiative may establish the legal age for purchasing, consuming, or possessing alcoholic beverages and marijuana." Ballot Language CONSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVE NO. 118 A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION Under the Montana Constitution, a person 18 years of age or older is an adult, except that the legislature or the people by initiative may establish the legal age of purchasing, consuming, or possessing alcoholic beverages. CI-118 amends the Montana Constitution to allow the legislature or the people by initiative to establish the legal age for purchasing, consuming, or possessing marijuana. YES on Constitutional Initiative CI-118 NO on Constitutional Initiative CI-118 ---------------------- Legal Notice The following is the ballot statement of an amendment to the Montana Constitution to be submitted to the voters of the state of Montana at the November 3, 2020 General Election. The text below is being published per the requirement of 13-27-311(2) MCA, by Secretary of State Corey Stapleton. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 46 AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION PROPOSED BY THE LEGISLATURE AN ACT SUBMITTING TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF MONTANA AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XIV, SECTION 9, OF THE MONTANA CONSTITUTION TO REVISE THE METHOD OF QUALIFYING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT BY INITIATIVE FOR THE BALLOT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The 2019 Legislature submitted this constitutional amendment for a vote. C-46 modifies the state constitution to specify proposed petitions for constitutional amendments from the people must be signed by at least ten percent of the qualified electors in two-fifths of the legislative districts. It repeals a different standard found to be unconstitutional in 2005. ( ) YES on Constitutional Amendment C-46 ( ) NO on Constitutional Amendment C-46 ------------------- Legal Notice The following is the ballot statement of an amendment to the Montana Constitution to be submitted to the voters of the state of Montana at the November 3, 2020 General Election. The text below is being published per the requirement of 13-27-311(2) MCA, by Secretary of State Corey Stapleton. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 47 AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION PROPOSED BY THE LEGISLATURE AN ACT SUBMITTING TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF MONTANA AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 4, OF THE MONTANA CONSTITUTION TO REVISE THE METHOD OF QUALIFYING AN INITIATIVE FOR THE BALLOT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The 2019 Legislature submitted this constitutional amendment for a vote. C-47 modifies the state constitution to specify proposed petitions for citizen ballot initiatives must be signed by at least five percent of the qualified electors in one-third of the legislative districts. It repeals a different standard found to be unconstitutional in 2005. ( ) YES on Constitutional Amendment C-47 ( ) NO on Constitutional Amendment C-47 Published on September 17, 2020, September 24, 2020, October 15, 2020, and October 29, 2020. MNAXLP

MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE NAME CHANGE OF: RICHARD DARRELL OPENSHAW CAUSE NO. DV-20-163 NOTICE OF HEARING ON NAME CHANGE This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court for a change of name from Richard Darrell Openshaw to Richard Darrell Sagar. The hearing will be on October 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Lake County Courthouse, 106 Fourth Ave. East, Polson, MT. Dated this 4th day of September, 2020. /s/ Paula Gronbach Paula Gronbach Deputy Clerk of District Court Published on September 10, September 17, September 24 and October 1, 2020. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is moving forward with its proposal to purchase 14.89 acres along US Highway 93 at Montibello Lane adjacent to Flathead Lake to be developed and managed as a day-use Fishing Access Site (FAS). The proposed site is in Lake County, approximately one mile east of Dayton, Montana along Montibello Lane. Site developments will include access roads, parking area, a concrete boat ramp, boat dock, vault latrine, on-site host site, signage and boundary fencing. The proposed acquisition and development of a FAS at this site will provide a safe and quality access for fishing, boating, swimming and other appropriate recreational activities. The project will improve overall access to recreational opportunities on Flathead Lake. Public input on the proposal was accepted for 30 days as part of a draft environmental assessment. The decision notice was signed on September 4th and will go before the Montana Fish & Wildlife Commission for approval. The decision notice can be viewed online at http://fwp.mt.gov/news/publicNotices/ or by visiting the FWP Region 1 headquarters at 490 N. Meridian Rd., Kalispell, MT 59901. Published on September 24, 2020. MNAXLP

PATRICK G.N. BEDDOW PATTEN, PETERMAN, BEKKEDAHL, & GREEN, PLLC THE FRATT BUILDING 2817 2ND AVE. NORTH, STE. 300 BILLINGS, MT 59101 TELEPHONE: (406) 252-8500 pbeddow@ppbglaw.com Attorneys for Personal Representative MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DENNIS DWIGHT SPENCE, Deceased. Probate No. 20-55 Hon. Deborah Kim Christopher Judge of District Court 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 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 the Personal Representative, RACHEL HUNGARY, return receipt requested, c/o Patrick G.N. Beddow, 2817 2nd Avenue North, Suite 300, Billings, Montana 59101, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. /s/ Rachel Hungary_ RACHEL HUNGARY, Personal Representative c/o Patrick G.N. Beddow P.O. Box 1239 Billings, Montana 59103-1239 STATE OF COLORADO ) : ss. COUNTY OF RACHEL HUNGARY, being first duly sworn, on oath, deposes and says: That I have read the foregoing and that the facts and matters contained therein are true, accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. /s/ Rachel Hungary RACHEL HUNGARY, Personal Representative SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this 18th day of August, 2020, by RACHEL HUNGARY, Personal Representative of the Estate of Dennis Dwight Spence. (SEAL) /s/ Deepika Jassal NOTARY PUBLIC for the State of Colorado PATTEN, PETERMAN, BEKKEDAHL & GREEN, PLLC By: /s/ Patrick G.N. Beddow Patrick G.N. Beddow Published on September 24, 2020, October 1, 2020, and October 8, 2020. MNAXLP

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Storage Auction In accordance with the provisions of Montana Law, Code Ann. ยง 70-6-420; there being past due and unpaid charges for the storage of your property, TSMR Storage, (located at 36339 Mink Lane, Ronan, MT 406.260.2371) is entitled to satisfy an owner's lien of said property. Therefore, notice is hereby given that TSMR Storage will sell via auction described below belonging to the individual(s) listed below starting 10:00 AM, on Saturday, September 26, 2020. If there are no bidders, the property will be donated to charity or disposed of accordingly. Kathleen Howard #44 Justin Moore #46 Tracy VanNess #52 Shannan Wall #121 Additional units include: #118 All contents sold "as is" and by unit only. Seller neither warrants title to any items sold and does not make any express or implied warranties to any item sold. We reserve the right to refuse any and all bids. Published on September 17, 2020, and September 24, 2020. MNAXLP