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Legals for September, 22 2022

| September 22, 2022 12:00 AM

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate Cause# 22-0202-P THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: MARIA CARPENTER Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Shelia Carpentier, 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 24th of August 2022. Address: Shelia Carpentier PO Box 356 Pablo, MT 59855 Sheila Carpentier Personal Representative Published on September 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2022. 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 CAUSE NO. DV-22-156 MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN RE THE MATTER OF THE NAME CHANGE OF LEIGH ANN KENNING, NOTICE OF HEARING ON PETITION FOR CHANGE OF NAME Petitioner, PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT Petitioner, Leigh Ann Kenning, has petitioned the District Court for the Twentieth Judicial District for a change of name from Leigh Ann Kenning to Rebecca Leigh Allen, and the hearing on the Petition for Change of Name will be heard by a District Court Judge on the 20th day of October, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. in the Twentieth Judicial District Court located at 106 4th Ave. E. Polson, MT 59860. At any time before the hearing, objections may be filed by any person who can demonstrate good reasons against the change of name. DATED this 16th day of September 2022 LYN FRICKER Clerk of the District Court By: M. Chapman, Deputy Clerk Published on September 22nd, & 29th, October 6th, & 13th, 2022. MNAXLP

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED The Lake County Commissioners are seeking citizen volunteers to serve a two - year term on the following board: Lake County Park Board- Charlo/Moiese/Arlee area Lake County Park Board-Northern area representative The Board of Commissioners will accept letters of interest to serve on these boards October 3, 2022. Letters should be addressed to the Lake County Commissioner, 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860. For further information, please contact the Commissioners at 406.883.7204 or lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov Published on September 15th & 22nd 2022. MNAXLP

PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Lake County Commissioners did August 10, 17, 25, and 31, approve claims for payments in the amount of $2,489,224.42 for the period of August 1, 2022, through August 31, 2022. Signed this 16th day of September 2022 BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS /s/ Gale Decker, Chairman Published on September 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP

PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Lake County Commissioner's Proceedings for the period of June 1, 2022, through August 31, 2022, are available for public review in the Courthouse at the Clerk & Recorders Office. Individual requests for personal copies will be accepted by the Clerk & Recorder at her office in the Lake County Courthouse. /s/ Gale Decker, Chairman Published on September 22nd & 29th, 2022. MNAXLP

Notice of November 8, 2022, General Election, Notice of Close of Regular Voter Registration and Option for Late Registration Notice is hereby given that in Lake County on November 8, 2022, a General Election will be held for the purpose of electing federal, state, and county candidates. The following ballot issue will also be considered: "Shall the Lake County Commissioners be authorized to levy 3 mills per year for two years which will generate the approximate amount of $201,285.00 per year, for the sole purpose of building (2) two Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant bathrooms, for public use (1) one at the Mountain View Cemetery in Ronan, (1) one at Pleasant View & Former Catholic Cemetery in St. Ignatius and build a new maintenance building at Lakeview Cemetery in Polson. The levy is for a duration of two years only. All property owners in Lake County except in the Swan Lake and Ferndale area (Precincts FER 1, SWA 1 & 2) are subject to the levy." The above-mentioned election will be conducted by Polling Place. The polls will be open at 7 AM and continue to be open until 8 PM, on election day. All active and inactive electors of Lake County are entitled to vote in the election. **Inactive electors may reactivate by appearing at the polling place in order to vote, by requesting an absentee ballot in any election, or by notifying the County Election Administrator in writing of the elector & current address in the county. If you have moved, please update your registration information by completing the voter registration application at https://sosmt.gov/elections/forms and submitting it to the county election office. 106 4th Ave E Polson MT 59860. Ballots will be mailed to active absentee electors only, on October 14, 2022. If you do not receive an absentee ballot and wish to do so, contact the elections office at 406-883-7268 for instructions on how to register or update your registration to receive an absentee ballot. Regular* registration for the election will close at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2022. *If you miss the October 11th regular registration deadline, you may still register for the election by appearing in person at the county election office until noon on Monday, November 7, 2022. Call the elections office at 406-883-7268 or e-mail tkramer@lakemt.gov if you have questions or need assistance with voter registration. DATED this 14th day of September 2022. /s/Toni Kramer Election Administrator Lake County, Montana Published on September 22nd, & 29th & October 6th, 2022. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE The City County Planning Board will hold a public meeting Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 6:00 pm in the large conference room (Room 316) of the Lake County Courthouse. The options for attendance are through ZOOM* or in person. Agenda items include: LAKEVIEW ESTATES NO. 2 Skyler Bagley of O'Neill Law Office, on behalf of Lakeview Estates Homeowners, has proposed an amendment to the existing covenants on file with the Lake County Clerk and Recorder's Office under document number 233061. The proposed change would reduce the required property line setback from 20 feet to 10 feet. The subject properties are located within a portion of the NW4SE4, section 8, T22N, R20W. The City County Planning Board will review the proposed subdivision amendment and make a recommendation for denial, approval, or conditional approval to the Board of County Commissioners. Information regarding this agenda item is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by October 3, 2022, 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 3 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: If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, 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 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE On Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 3:30 pm, the Lake County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing in the large conference room (Room 316) of the Lake County Courthouse. The options for attendance are through ZOOM* or in person. The hearing will include the following items: DOOLEY CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST Cynda and Tracy Dooley are requesting conditional use approval to allow for a structure to be built on slopes exceeding 25% in the Finley Point Zoning District, Sub-Unit A, Highway Lakeside. The request is associated with the construction of a shop (approx. 24 feet x 60 feet) for personal use. The +/-5.86-acre subject property is legally described as tract B, a portion of lots 2 & 3 of COS 3152 located within section 10, T23N, R19W. VAN VOAST CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST Robert Van Voast and Breanne Johnson are requesting a conditional use approval within the Finley Point Zoning District, Sub-District A, to allow for seasonal use of one recreational vehicle as a temporary dwelling to be allowed to be parked on either of the two adjacent lots owned by the applicant. The two properties are 7.94 acres and are located at 31293 MT Hwy 35 in Polson, MT 59860. They are legally described as block 10, lot 7-8 of Festou Villa Site located in section 3, T23N, R19W. STEVENSON CONDITIONAL USE Jeff Gallatin Construction on behalf of Tammy Stevenson 2021 Irrevocable Trust is requesting conditional use approvals to allow for a guest house with more than 1,000 square feet of living area, disturbance of slopes which exceed 25% on a lakefront lot, and impervious surface areas covering between 15,001 and 20,000 square feet or 30 to 49 percent of the buildable area of the lot, whichever is less, in the Finley Point Zoning District, Sub-Unit A, Highway Lakeside. The request is associated with the construction of a single- family residence, a guest house, and other associated outbuildings. The +/-19.12-acre property is located along MT Hwy 35, Polson, and is legally described as a tract in Govt Lot 3 of COS 2531, located in section 10 of T23N, R19W. Information regarding the agenda items is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by October 3, 2022 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 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:If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, 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 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE The Lake County Planning Board will hold a public meeting Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 7:00 pm in the large conference room (Room 316) of the Lake County Courthouse. The options for attendance are through ZOOM* or in person. Agenda items include: TIMBERLANE HOMESITES MAJOR SUBDIVISION Marc Carstens, on behalf of Timberlane LLC, has proposed a major subdivision to create a phased, sixteen lots to be used for single-family residential purpose. The property is located southeast of Ronan along Timberlane Road and is approximately .5 mile east of US Highway 93. The division would allow each lot to be developed with a single-family residence with individual drain fields, wells, and wastewater systems. The property is legally described as E1/2SE1/4 of Timberlane Homesites Subdivision, located within section 1 of T20N, R20W. The Planning Board will review the proposed subdivision and make a recommendation for denial, approval, or conditional approval to the Board of County Commissioners. Information regarding the agenda item is available from the Lake County Planning Dept. Written comments received by October 3, 2022 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 3 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:If you would like to attend the public hearing via ZOOM, 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 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate Cause No. 22-0224-P THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: NAIDA ROSE LEFTHAND Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Patrick Lefthand Jr. 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 the 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 6th of September, 2022 Patrick Lefthand Jr. PersonalRepresentative Address: Patrick Lefthand Jr. 29746 Black Point Rd Polson, MT 59860 Published on September 15th, 22nd & 29th, 2022. MNAXLP

Mission Valley Aquatics Recreation District Seeks a volunteer board member to fill an undefined term of office until 5-1-2023. Must be a resident of Polson School District 23P Polson Elementary District. Letter of interest must be submitted to the Lake County Commissioners on or before 10-28-2022. Published on September 22nd, 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

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate Cause No. 22-0219-P THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: MARIAN R. ANDREW Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Dale Renee Pierre 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 the 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 12th_of_September, 2022. Dale Renee Pierre Personal Representative Address: Dale Renee Pierre P.O. Box 1314 Polson, MT 59860 Published on September 22nd, 29th, & October 6th, 2022. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS September 21st, 2022 Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes P.O Box 278 Pablo, MT, 59855 (406) 675-2700 These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority. REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS On or about October 7, 2022 the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes will authorize the Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority to submit a request to the Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the release of Indian Community Development Block Grant funds under Section 102 of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996 (NAHASDA) as amended, to undertake a project known as The Six One Bedroom Home Development for the purpose of constructing 6 new rental units in the Maggie Ashley subdivision located in Pablo, Montana, in efforts to address housing shortages and problems with overcrowding on the Flathead Indian Reservation. FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at The Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority, 56243 US-93, Pablo, MT 59855 and may be examined or copied Monday-Thursday 7:00 A.M to 5:30 P.M. PUBLIC COMMENTS Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority Attn: Nolan Michel, Construction Coordinator, P.O Box 38 Pablo, MT 59855. All comments received by October 6, 2022 will be considered by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing. ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes certifies to the Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development that Tom McDonald in his capacity as Tribal Chairman consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the Salish and Kootenai Housing Authority to use Program funds. OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will accept objections to its release of fund and the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes; (b) the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to HUD/ Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs at NPONAP_CustomerService@hud.gov . Potential objectors should contact Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to verify the actual last day of the objection period. Tom McDonald, Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribal Chairman Published on September 22nd, 2022. MNAXLP

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