Legals for January, 7 2021

| January 7, 2021 12:00 AM

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

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

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday January 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm in Room 211 (Commissioners Chambers) of the Lake County Courthouse located at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT, 59860 for the purpose of taking public comment on the Resolution of Intent No. 20-25 to Create the Pleasant View Water & Sewer District. Public comment may be submitted by email to lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov, or mailed to the Courthouse at the address above. If you would like to attend the hearing but are not comfortable attending in person, please contact Kate Stinger at 406.883.7278 for zoom link or phone number to appear virtually. Resolution text is below: (the petition is available for review at the Lake County Courthouse, Room 211 (Commissioners Chambers)) RESOLUTION OF INTENT NO 20-25 WHEREAS, Lake County received a petition, from 100% of the owners of lands in the proposed Pleasant View Water & Sewer District (PVWSD) to create a sewer and water district upon the lands described in exhibit A, attached hereto, and WHEREAS, this district can be created by the County Commissioners without an election as 100 % of the owners of lands in the proposed district requested it, per MCA 7-13-2228, and WHEREAS, the petition describes purposes of the district and affected properties per the provisions of MCA 7-13-2201, et seq and MCA 7-13-2300 et seq, and WHEREAS, the Commissioners at a hearing scheduled for Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 1:30 pm at the Lake County Courthouse, located at 106 4th Avenue East in Polson, MT, will hear comments of the petitioners and any protestors and others and shall determine the adequacy or inadequacy of the petition. The Commissioners may approve or deny the same. Notice of said petition and hearing shall be published as provided in MCA 7-13-2205 and applications for inclusion, amendment, or exclusion may be considered or accepted or rejected. WHEREAS, the District, if approved, shall have powers as provided in State law, per MCA 7-13-2217, and MCA 7-13-2218 and a Board shall be elected pursuant to MCA 7-13-2231 with the Board to be of five members until the election, five members of the Board shall be appointed by the County Commissioners per MCA 7-13-2262 and MCA 7-13-2232, The District Board should proceed pursuant to MCA 7-13-2301, et seq, upon appointment by the County Commissioners, after creation of the District. PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 29TH DAY OF DECEMBER, 2020. BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS /s/ William D. Barron, Chairman /s/ Dave Stipe, Member /s/ Gale Decker, Member Attest: /s/ Katie Harding, Clerk & Recorder Published on January 7, 2021, and January 14, 2021. 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

LEGAL NOTICE PARGOT FLOODPLAIN DEVELOPMENT PERMIT APPLICATION William Buxton, on behalf of Scott and Terri Pargot, has applied for a floodplain development permit for the removal of 17.8 cubic yards of existing fill and the placement of 5.9 cubic yards of concrete and 11.9 cubic yards of gravel. The fill will be placed along a +/- 160-foot portion of shoreline within the 100-year floodplain of Flathead Lake. The fill consisting of gravel and soils will be vegetated upon completion. The subject property is located at 15967 Edgewater Lane, Bigfork, and is legally described as lot 1 of Weberg Tracts, a subdivision located in section 32 of T26N, R19, also described as parcel A on COS 5260. MORTON FLOODPLAIN DEVELOPMENT PERMIT APPLICATION William Buxton, on behalf of Jack Morton et al., has applied for an after-the-fact floodplain development permit for removal and reconstruction of a bridge which included removal and replacement of 3.3 cubic yards of logs and wood and other required bridge material. A portion of the application is not after- the-fact and includes the proposed placement of 9.3 cubic yards of riprap to be placed along the toe of the bridge for structural support. The subject property is located at 13479 Sunburst Drive, Bigfork, and is legally described as lot 129A of the amended plat of lots 129, 130, and 131 of Swan Sites No. 1 & the Isle of Folly, located within section 14, T26N, R19W. Information regarding the proposal is available at the Lake County Planning Dept. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be considered. The deadline to submit comments is January 22, 2021. Comments may be mailed to: Lake County Planning Dept., 106 Fourth Ave East, Polson, MT 59860, or faxed: 406-883-7205, or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov . Published on January 7, 2020. MNAXLP

Evonne Wells Wells & McKittrick, P.C. P.O. Box 9410 222 East Pine Missoula, Montana 59807 Tel: 406-728-7177 Fax: 406-728-0790 admin@wandmlaw.com Attorneys for Personal Representative Montana Twentieth Judicial District Court, Lake County In the Matter of the Estate Of: Mary Ellen Gies, Deceased Dept. No.: Case No.: DP-20-78 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 said decedent 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 Evonne Wells, attorney for the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at P.O. Box 9410, Missoula, Montana 59807-9410, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. Dated: 12-7, 2020 /s/ Linda C. Gies Linda Christopher Gies, Personal Representative Wells & McKittrick, P.C. By: /s/ Evonne Wells Evonne Wells Attorney for Personal Representative Published on January 7, 2021, January 14, 2021, and January 21, 2021. MNAXLP