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Legals for September, 1 2022

| September 1, 2022 12:00 AM

Kelcie Peltomaa State Bar No. 60058157 Craig Mungas State Bar No. 6746 Bjornson Jones Mungas, PLLC 2809 Great Northern Loop, Ste 100 Missoula, Montana 59808 Telephone: 406-721-8896 Telefax: 406-541-8037 Email: kelcie@bjornsonlaw.com Email: craig@bjornsonlaw.com Attorneys for Ulrike Sawall-Rodriques, Co-Personal Representative MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATEOF: CARLOS VALDEZ RODRIQUES, a/k/a Charles Valdez Rodriques, and Carlos V. Rodriques, Deceased. Dept. No.: 2 Cause No.: DP-22-15 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, along with Carlos D. Rodriques, have been appointed Co-Personal Representatives of the above-named Estate. All persons having claims against the 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 ULRIKE SAWALL-RODRIQUES a/k/a Ulrike Rodriques, Co-Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at c/o Bjornson Jones Mungas, PLLC, 2809 Great Northern Loop, Suite 100, Missoula, MT 59808, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. DATED this 11th day of August, 2022. Ulrike Sawall-Rodriques Co-Personal Representative Bjornson Jones Mungas, PLLC By: Kelcie Peltomaa, Attorneys for Ulrike Sawall-Rodriques, Co-Personal Representative Published on August 18th & 25th & September 1st, 2022. MNAXLP

Craig Mungas State Bar No. 6746 Bjornson Jones Mungas, PLLC 2809 Great Northern Loop, Ste 100 Missoula, Montana 59808 Telephone: 406-721-8896 Telefax: 406-541-8037 Email: craig@bjornsonlaw.com Dept. No.: 2001 Cause No.: DP-22-65 Attorneys for Darlene J. Hawley, Personal Representative MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: RICHARD M. BARTASEK, Deceased. 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 (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 DARLENE J. HAWLEY, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at c/o Bjornson Jones Mungas, PLLC, 2809 Great Northern Loop, Suite 100, Missoula, MT 59808, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. DATED this 26th day of August 2022. Darlene J. Hawley Personal Representative Bjornson Jones Mungas, PLLC By: Craig Mungas Attorneys for Darlene J. Hawley, Personal Representative Published on September 1st, 8th, & 15th, 2022. MNAXLP

Notice of Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that the Polson City Commission will hold a Public Hearing on September 7, 2022, 6:30 PM at Polson City Hall (or by ZOOM link) to receive public comment on the proposed Resolution to levy the assessments to defray annual costs of maintenance and electrical power within the City of Polson's two lighting districts Nos. 19 and 20, SID #42 assessments, and delinquent water/sewer/stormwater assessments for the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 23). Written comments will be received at the City Clerk's office until 4:00 PM on September 1 st , 2022. Any taxpayer or resident may appear at the public hearing and be heard for or against the proposed Resolution. The Resolution and a description of the boundaries of the Lighting District Nos. 19 and 20 is on file and open to inspection at Polson City Hall, 106 First Street East, Polson Montana, in the City Clerk's office. For further information contact Kim Sassaman, Finance Director, 406-883-8201, finance@cityofpolson.com . The City Commission is scheduled to consider adoption of the proposed Resolution during the regular City Commission meeting on September 7, 2022, 7:00 PM at Polson City Hall (and by ZOOM link). Dated at Polson, Montana this 22nd day of August, 2022. Cora Pritt Polson City Clerk Polson, MT Published on August 25th & September 1st, 2022. MNAXLP

Notice of Public Hearing Notice is hereby given that the Polson City Commission will on Monday, the 19th day of September, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in the Polson City Hall, 106 1 st Street East, Polson, Montana, hold a public hearing for the purpose of a requested zoning variance. Specifically, the request is from the Polson Development Code's maximum lot coverage requirements to allow for a storage shed. The request is made by Dana Deranleau of Polson. The subject property is currently developed with an existing single family residence, garage and shop, zoned Low Density Residential, located at 601 5th Avenue East and legally described as Lot 7, Block 4, of Cramer's Addition. The Polson City Commission will take public testimony and review the proposed variance request. Following public testimony, the City Commission will vote to approve, conditionally approve, or deny the variance request. This public notice is made pursuant to 76-2-326 MCA. Contact the City of Polson Planner at 106 1st Street East, Polson, Montana 59860; by email at cityplanner@cityofpolson.com; or call 406-883-8213 to obtain further information. The application is available for review at City Hall. Contact the Polson City Clerk at Polson City Hall, 106 1st Street East, Polson, Montana, 59860; by email at cityclerk@cityofpolson.com; or call 406-883-8203 to request an accommodation. Dated at Polson, Montana this 26th day of August, 2022. Cora Pritt Polson City Clerk Polson, MT Published September 1st, 2022. MNAXLP

Public Hearing Re Grant Application for Renovations to the Ronan Fairgrounds The Lake County Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, September 12th, 2022 at 10:00 AM in the Commissioner's Chambers on the second floor of the Lake County Courthouse at 106 4th Ave East in Polson for the purpose of obtaining public comments regarding a proposed application to the Montana Department of Commerce's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. Proposed funds will be used to complete the renovation of the Ronan Fairgrounds buildings, including upgraded and additional restrooms, addressing deficiencies within the Community Center, improving the kitchen facilities and resolving various code deficiencies as provided in a Preliminary Engineering Report completed in March 2022. This project was proposed to the Commissioners at a public hearing and community needs assessment held on April 21, 2022. At this public hearing, the proposed project will be explained, including the purpose and proposed area of the project, activities, budget and other possible sources of funding. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to ask questions and to express their opinions regarding the proposed project. The County Commissioners are especially interested in receiving input from low-moderate income persons who may be impacted by the project. Those persons requiring elevator access to the hearing may gain entrance through the Sheriff's Department on the north side of the building. Comments may be given orally at the hearing or submitted in writing before 5:00 on Friday, August 26, 2022. Anyone who would like more information or who wants to submit questions or comments should contact Billie Lee, Lake County Manager of Grants and Special Projects, 406-872-2362 or by email at blee@lakemt.gov. Published on September 1st, & 8th, 2022. MNAXLP

PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Lake County Commissioners did July 6, 13, 20, 27, and August 3, 2022, approve claims for payments in the amount of $2,939,076.44 for the period of July 1, 2022, through June 31, 2022. Signed this 25th day of August, 2022. BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS /s/ Gale Decker, Chairman Published on September 1st, 2022. MNAXLP

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 8, 2022 General Election. The text below is being published per the requirement of 13-27-311(2) MCA, by Secretary of State Christi Jacobsen. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 48 AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION PROPOSED BY THE LEGISLATURE AN ACT SUBMITTING TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF MONTANA AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II, SECTION 11, OF THE MONTANA CONSTITUTION TO EXPLICITLY INCLUDE ELECTRONIC DATA AND COMMUNICATIONS IN SEARCH AND SEIZURE PROTECTIONS. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA: C-48 is a constitutional amendment to amend Article II, section 11 of the Montana Constitution to specifically protect electronic data and communications from unreasonable search and seizures. YES on Constitutional Amendment C-48 NO on Constitutional Amendment C-48. Published on September 1st & 22nd 2022. MNAXLP

INVITATION FOR BIDS Bids on the following projects will be received by the Montana Department of Transportation, Construction Contracting Bureau, until 9:00 a.m. on September 22, 2022. All bids will then be reviewed for correctness and then publicly read in the Department's assigned room. 201 RONAN - NORTH, ROUND BUTTE ROAD PATH - RONAN NH-MT 5-2(172)47, TA 24(61) NH -MT 5-2(172)47 - Grading, gravel surfacing, plant mix bituminous surfacing, electrical, multi-use path, seal & cover, signing, drainage, storm drain, pedestrian box culvert tunnel, retaining wall and other improvements on Ronan-North Project in Lake County. This project is located on National Highway Route 5/US 93 on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Lake County and the City of Ronan. US 93 is classified as a Principal Arterial (NHS Non-Interstate) beginning at RP 47.1 (Sta. 138+55.91) and extending north 1.7 miles ending at RP 48.8 (Sta. 378+91.16). TA 24(61) - Construction of ADA compliant sidewalk at the Ronan Middle School along Round Butte Road westward to the existing path west of the railroad tracks in Ronan in Lake County The sidewalk will be located on the north side of Round Butte Road. The project is located on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Ronan, Lake County, Montana. The total project length is approximately 1.0 mile on the north side of Round Butte Road (S-211) from RP 0.1 to RP 1.0. MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE A pre-bid conference will be held at the following time and location: Thursday, September 08, 2022 at 12:30 AM, Zoom Meeting link: https://mt-gov.zoom.us/j/4065235832?pwd=cEtVdEVrK3l0d3h5NGEyckhTZnlodz09 Meeting ID: 406 523 5832 Passcode: 5235832 Dial by Telephone +1 646 558 8656 Meeting ID: 406 523 5832 Passcode: 5235832 Find your local number: https://mt-gov.zoom.us/u/a66NptyCE Join by SIP 4065235832@zoomcrc.com Join by H.323 (Polycom) 162.255.37.11##4065235832#5235832 Join by Skype for Business https://mt-gov.zoom.us/skype/4065235832 The pre-bid conference will have a formal sign-in process that will become the official record of attendance for the purposes of determining eligible bidders. Attendance at this conference is mandatory for any Contractor to submit a bid as a prime bidder. Contractors who bid as a prime bidder on this project must have at least one full time, permanent employee present. No proxy representatives, such as subcontractors or consultants, meet this requirement. In the event a prime bidder tenders a bid but did not attend the pre-bid conference, the bid will be non-responsive. Representatives of the Department will be present to describe the project and answer questions. Representatives of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will be invited to the pre-bid conference. The pre-bid conference is for information only. The Department is not bound by any statement or representation concerning conditions or description of the work given by Department employees or agents and the pre-bid conference. The answers to any questions raised are non-binding oral explanations or instructions and relying on them is solely at the Bidder's risk. Any issues raised at the pre-bid conference must be posted on the Question and Answer Forum to be considered an enforceable provision of the contract to be let. The pre-bid attendee list and contract document clarifications or modifications considered necessary by the Department will be posted to the Question and Answer Forum. Bid proposals, plans, cross-sections, dirt runs & erosion control plans, if available, and full instructions to bidders may be obtained from the Construction Contracting Bureau's website: http://www.mdt.mt.gov/business/contracting under the "Bid Package" link. Additional bid letting information is also available on this website. Any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement is subject to all appropriate state and federal civil rights laws. The prime and subcontractors are required to pay the wage rates set out in the bid proposal. MDT will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in the award, performance or administration of any MDT contract or in the administration of its DBE program (49 CFR Part 26). MDT attempts to provide reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person participating in any service, program or activity of the department. Alternate accessible formats of this document will be provided upon request. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in MDT bid lettings, call the Civil Rights Bureau at 444-6331 or TTY 406-444-7696 [TTY 1-800-335-7592 (toll free)]. MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Loran Frazier, Chairperson Montana Transportation Commission Malcolm "Mack" Long Director of Transportation Published on September 1st, & 8th, 2022. MNAXLP

\Montana Twentieth Judicial District Court Lake County Cause No: DV-21-170 Dept. No: 2001 In the Matter of the Name Change of Leif Johan Garrison Vrooman Erin K Riggs Petitioner, Notice of Hearing on Name Change of Minor Child This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court to change a child's name from Leif Johan Garrison Vrooman to Leif Johan Antonson The hearing will be on September 28th, 2022 at 10:00 am. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Lake County. Dated 8/15/22 Lyn Fricker Cleark of District Court By: Mary Rensvold Deputy Clerk of Court Published on August 25th, September 1st, 8th & 15th, 2022. MNAXLP

TOWN OF ST. IGNATIUS BUDGET HEARING & BUDGET AMENDMENT The St. Ignatius Town Council amended the FY21-22 Budget at 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Also, the St. Ignatius Town Council adopted the 2022-23 Preliminary Budget at the council meeting beginning at 6 p.m., Tuesday, August 2, 2022. It will then be available for public review at City Hall or by calling 406-745-3791. The final budget hearing/adoption is scheduled for the council meeting beginning at 6 p.m., Tuesday, September 6, 2022. Citizens are invited to attend the budget hearings and provide written or oral comments. Thank you, Mary Leishman Clerk-Treasurer Town of St. Ignatius Published on September 1st, 2022. MNAXLP

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