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Legals for April, 22 2021

| April 22, 2021 12:00 AM

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice of Storage Auction: In accordance with the provisions of Montana Law, Code Ann. ยง70-6-420; there being past due and unpaid charges for the storage of your property, Anchor Watch Storage, 46967 1st Street, Elmo, MT 406.849-5599, is entitled to satisfy an owner's lien of said property. Therefore, notice is hereby given that Anchor Watch Storage Storage will sell via auction all contents of unit #10 belonging to Kimberly Joseph starting 10:00 AM, on Saturday, May 1, 2021. If there are no bidders, the property will be donated to charity or disposed of accordingly. 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. All contents must be removed from property day of auction. We reserve the right to refuse any and all bids. Published on April 22, 2021. MNAXLP

Notice to Creditors Probate Cause #21-0061-P The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court of the Flathead Reservation, Pablo, Montana In Re the Matter of the Estate of: Duane Plant Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Sydney Boucher, 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 Personal Representative, return receipt requested, or to the Clerk of Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855. Dated this 25th of March, 2021. /s/ Sydney Boucher Personal Representative Address: Sydney Boucher 520 Dorie Drive Lolo, MT 59847 Published on April 8, 2021, April 15, 2021, and April 22, 2021. MNAXLP

Michael L. Rausch Brian P. Thompson BROWNING, KALECZYC, BERRY & HOVEN, P.C. 800 N. Last Chance Gulch, Suite 101 P.O. Box 1697 Helena, MT 59624 mike@bkbh.com brian@bkbh.com Attorneys for Rafael Varas MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: CARRIE ALLISON FOX, Deceased. Case No. DP-21-24 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 Rafael Varas, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at c/o Browning, Kaleczyc, Berry & Hoven, P.C., 9 3rd Street N., Suite 302, Great Falls, Montana, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. DATED this 19th day of April, 2021. BROWNING, KALECZYC, BERRY & HOVEN, P.C. /s/Michael L. Rausch Michael L. Rausch, Attorneys for Rafael Varas Published on April 22, 2021, April 29, 2021, and May 6, 2021. MNAXLP

Notice of Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that the Polson City-County Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm. Public attendance will be through a virtual format via ZOOM. The public hearing is for a proposed map amendment (zone change) to the City of Polson Zoning Districts Map. David Caselli, on behalf of C.M. Property Management LLC, is requesting a zone change from Highway Commercial (HCZD) to Resort Zoning (RZD) for the property located at 50713 Us Hwy 93 aka Cherry Hill Motel. The Polson City-County Planning Board will take public testimony and review the proposed zone change. The Board will forward a recommendation to the Polson City Commission for a Public Hearing tentatively scheduled for Monday, May 17 at 6:30 pm. Public notice is made pursuant to 76-2-303 MCA. Contact the City of Polson Planning Department 106 1st St East, Polson for information or email bp@cityofpolson.com; or call 406-883-8214. Published on April 22, 2021. MNAXLP

CLINTON J. FISCHER LAW OFFICE, P.C. Professional Center Building P.O. Box 879 Polson, MT 59860 Telephone: (406) 883-4395 Attorney for Petitioner MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF TINA M. HOOVER, Petitioner, and TODD HOOVER, Respondent. Cause No. DR-21-31 SUMMONS STATE OF MONTANA SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE-NAMED RESPONDENT, TODD HOOVER: YOU, THE RESPONDENT, ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Petition in this action, which is filed with the Clerk of this Court, and to file your answer and serve a copy thereof upon the Petitioner's attorney within twenty-one (21) days after service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service, and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. This action is brought to obtain a Decree of Dissolution of Marriage between the above named parties. Witness my hand and the seal of said Court, the 5th day of April, 2021. Clerk of the District Court (COURT SEAL) By:/s/ Tami Carstens, Deputy Clerk Published on April 8, 2021, April 15, 2021, and April 22, 2021. MNAXLP

AUDIT PUBLICATION STATEMENT An audit of Lake County has been conducted by Denning, Downey & Associates, CPA's, P.C. The audit covered the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2020. Section 2-7-521, MCA, requires the publication of the following summary of significant findings. Summary of Significant Findings The audit report for Lake County for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2020 is unmodified. The audit report also contained several other auditors' reports. Following is a list of the reports and a summary of the findings included in each. This is only a summary and is not intended to be used as an audit report. 1. Independent Auditor's Report on Compliance and on Internal Control Over Financial Reporting Based on an Audit of Financial Statements Performed in Accordance with Government Auditing Standards. This report contained findings in the following matters: a. 2020-001 - Pledged Securities b. 2020-002 - Claims and Payroll Clearing Balancing c. 2020-003 - Over-Levied Permissive Mills 2. Independent Auditor's Report on Compliance for each major program and on Internal Control over Compliance required by the Uniform Guidance. This report contained findings in the following matter: a. None were reported in the audit. 3. Report on Prior Year Audit Report Recommendations. This report summarized the findings from the prior audit report and noted the action taken on them. a. Investment Trust Funds (Not Repeated) b. Pledge Securities (Repeated) c. Capital Assets (Implemented) d. Over-Levied Permissive Mills (Repeated) e. Other Post-Employment Benefits Actuarial Valuation (Implemented) Public Inspection of Audit Report The complete audit report is on file in its entirety and open for public inspection at the Clerk & Recorders office at the Lake County Courthouse, 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860. DATED this 13th day of April, 2021 /s/Katie Harding Clerk & Recorder/Auditor Lake County, Montana Published on April 22, 2021. MNAXLP

Audit Publication Statement An audit of the affairs of the Ronan Housing Authority has been conducted by FJ & Associates, PLLC. The audit covered the fiscal year ended June 30, 2020. The audit report is on file in its entirety and is open to public inspection at 111 2nd Avenue SW, Ronan, MT 59864. Ronan Housing Authority will send a copy of the audit report to any interested person upon request. Sincerely, Ramonda Addington Published on April, 22, 2021. 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 Wednesday May 5, 2021 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 Sealgair Lane in Proctor, 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 April 22, 2021, and April 29, 2021. MNAXLP

PUBLIC NOTICE RESOLUTION 21-08 (a) To Rescind Load Limits on Lake County Roads (unless otherwise posted) WHEREAS, load limits for certain County roads were fixed and posted pursuant to Resolution 21-08 passed and adopted on March 3, 2021; and WHEREAS, it appears the spring break up conditions have subsided to the degree load limits are no longer needed to protect paved road surfaces; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the load limits established by Resolution No 21-08, be lifted on all County roads, effective Monday April 19, 2021 at 12:00 am, with the exception of Sunburst Drive at Ferndale, which shall remain in full force and effect. PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 15TH day of April, 2021. BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS /s/ William D. Barron, Chairman /s/ Dave Stipe, Member /s/ Gale Decker, Chairman Attest: /s/ Katie Harding, Clerk & Recorder Published on April 22, 2021. MNAXLP

Notice of Annual School Election Notice is hereby given by the Lake County Election Administrator, State of Montana that the Annual School District Election will be held on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, by mail ballot. Ballots may be mailed or returned to the Election Office at 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 between the hours of 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM from April 19th - May 3rd and 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM on Election Day, May 4th. Electors will consider the following issues at the election: Upper West Shore Dayton School District #33 - One 3-year trustee position and one 1-year trustee position; Ronan School District #30\1- One 3-year trustee position. Ballots will be automatically mailed to all qualified electors on April 19, 2021. A qualified registered elector who will be absent from the district during the time the election is being conducted may: a) vote in person in the election administrator's office as soon as the ballots are available and until noon the day before the ballots are scheduled to be mailed; b) make a written request, signed by the applicant and addressed to the election administrator, that the ballot is mailed to an address other than the address that appears on the registration card. If you miss this regular registration deadline on April 5th, you may still register for the election by showing up at the Lake County Election Office up to and including on Election Day. Between noon and the close of business on the day before Election Day, you may complete and submit a voter registration card, but you will need to return to the Election Office on Election Day to pick up and vote a ballot. DATED this 19th day of April, 2021. /s/Toni Kramer Election Administrator Lake County, Montana Published on April 22, 2021. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 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: SCHIELE CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST Kathy Schiele is requesting a conditional use for the use of an existing temporary dwelling for a construction period not to exceed two (2) calendar years. The applicant was originally granted conditional use approval in July 2019 and would like to extend the approval for an additional two (2) calendar years. The 14.61-acre subject property is located off of Big Lodge Lane within the Upper West Shore Zoning District, Sub-Unit D: Lower Highway side, and is legally described as lot 5 of COS 6714 located in section 19, T25N, R20W. WESTLEIGH CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST William Nerison, on behalf of John A. & Gail P. Westleigh, is requesting conditional use approval to allow for a structure to be built on slopes exceeding 25% in the Finley Point Zoning District, Sub-Unit B, Highway Mountainside. The request is associated with the construction of a single-family residence with attached garage and paved driveway. The +/-2.87-acre subject property is legally described as lot 5A of the amended plat of lots 5 & 6, block 6, in Festou Villa Site, a subdivision located within section 34, T24N, R19W. Information regarding the agenda items is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by May 3, 2021 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 May 3 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 April 22, 2021. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE The Lake County Planning Board will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at 7:00 pm. Public attendance will be through a virtual format via ZOOM. Agenda items include: NEWTON LAKESHORE APPLICATION Dock Masters, on behalf of Wayne and Kathleen Newton, has submitted a permit application for the installation of a mooring buoy on Flathead Lake. Per section 5-3(H)(2)(a) of the Lake County Lakeshore Protection Regulations, a buoy may only be permitted after review by the Planning Board. The primary focus of the board's review will be to determine whether the buoy will create a significant safety hazard or interfere with navigation or recreation. The associated property is located on the west shore of Flathead Lake at 21239 Rigby Lane in Rollins, and is legally described as block A on the amended plat of block A and lot 1 in block 1 of Crescent Beach Lots, located in section 29 of T25N, R20W. LAKESHORE PROTECTION REGULATIONS WORK SESSION The Planning Board will hold a work session as part of the process to update the Lake County Lakeshore Protection Regulations. The Planning Board will meet to discuss definitions in Section 2 and select portions of the regulations needing updating. The current lakeshore protection regulations can be provided by the Lake County Planning Department or found on the Planning Department's webpage. The public is encouraged to attend this meeting and participate in the process. Information regarding the agenda items is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by May 3, 2021 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 May 3 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: 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 April 22, 2021. MNAXLP

2020 Property Taxes Due Reminder Notice The first half of 2020 Real Estate Property Taxes were due on or before 5:00 p.m. MST on November 30, 2020. Tax payments made through the mail were considered current if postmarked on or before 5:00 pm MST November 30, 2020. Payments postmarked after this date have been assessed penalty, interest and returned. The second half of 2020 Real Estate Property Taxes are due on or before 5:00 p.m. MST on May 31, 2021. Tax payments made through the mail will be considered current if postmarked on or before 5:00 pm MST May 31, 2021. Payments postmarked after this date will be assessed penalty, interest and returned. Payments may be mailed to: LAKE COUNTY TREASURER, TAX DEPT. 106 4th AVE EAST, POLSON MT 59860 ** Please include Tax ID or payment stub with your check. ** Currently due property taxes may be paid on line at: WWW.LAKEMT.GOV There is a 3% convenience fee to pay by credit/debit card. Payments made online must be received by 5:00 pm MST of the due date. All past due taxes must be paid utilizing our office by calling 406-883-7225 or 406-883-7224. This notice is published in accordance with 15-16-101 Montana Code Annotated. Robin G. Vert-Rubel Lake County Treasurer Published on April 22, 2021, and April 29, 2021. MNAXLP

2021 Mobile Home Taxes Due The first half of 2021 Mobile Home Taxes are due on or before 5:00 p.m. MST on May 31, 2021. Tax payments made through the mail will be considered current if postmarked on or before 5:00 pm MST May 31, 2021. Payments postmarked after this date will be assessed penalty, interest and returned. The second half of 2021 Mobile Home Taxes are due on or before 5:00 p.m. MST on November 30, 2021. Tax payments made through the mail will be considered current if postmarked on or before 5:00 pm MST November 30, 2021. Payments postmarked after this date will be assessed penalty, interest and returned. Payments may be mailed to: LAKE COUNTY TREASURER, TAX DEPT. 106 4TH AVE EAST, POLSON MT 59860 ** Please include Tax ID or payment stub with your check. ** Currently due mobile home taxes may be paid on line at: WWW.LAKEMT.GOV There is a 3% convenience fee to pay by credit/debit card. Payments made online must be received by 5:00 pm MST of the due date. All past due taxes must be paid utilizing our office by calling 406-883-7224 or 406-883-7225. This notice is published in accordance with MCA 15-24-202. Robin G. Vert-Rubel Lake County Treasurer Published on April 22, 2021, and April 29, 2021. MNAXLP

Montana 20th Judicial District Court Lake County In the Matter of the Name Change of Anita Jane (Kennedy) Morton Anita Jane (Kennedy) Morton, Petitioner Cause No.: DV-21-70 Dept. No.: James A. Manley Notice of Hearing on Name Change This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court for a change of name from Anita Jane (Kennedy) Morton to Jane Kennedy Morton. The hearing will be on 6/23/21 at 10:00 a.m. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Lake County. Date 4/12/21 Lyn Fricker Clerk of District Court By: Mary Rensvold Deputy Clerk of Court Published on April 22, 2021, April 29, 2021, May 6. 2021, and May 13, 2021. MNAXLP

Montana 20th Judicial District Court Lake County In the Matter of the Name Change of Cathy Diane Ruhmland Cathy Diane Ruhmland Petitioner Cause No.: DV-21-61 Dept. No.: 2002 Notice of Hearing on Name Change This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court for a change of name from Cathy Diane Ruhmland to Katrina Diane Ruhmland. The hearing will be on 05/20/2021 at 10:00 a.m. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Lake County. Date: March 29, 2021. Lyn Fricker Clerk of District Court By: /s/ Mary Rensvold Deputy Clerk of Court Published on April 1, 2021, April 8, 2021, April 15, 2021, and April 22, 2021. MNAXLP