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Legals for February, 28 2024

| February 28, 2024 12:00 AM

CALL FOR BIDS Lake County Montana Commissioners are requesting sealed bids for up to: -400 tons of MC 800 cutback asphalt for the 2024 season. -200 tons of CRS-2 emulsion asphalt for the 2024 season. 1) Prices shall be on a per ton basis F.O.B. Pablo, MT and specify minimum load quantities (approx. 10,000 gallons). 2) Bid shall include liquid anti strip agent at 0.5% added to the MC 800 at point of loading. 3) Truck shall have unloading pump and hoses for MC 800 to fill County tank. 4) Driver shall have Worker’s Compensation Insurance. 5) Driver shall have protective clothing suitable for handling hot asphalt products. Bids shall be opened on Monday March 18, 2024 at 10:00 am in the Commissioner’s Office at 106 4 th Ave. East, Polson, MT 59860. All bids shall be clearly marked “Sealed Bid”. For more information contact Jay Garrick, Lake County Road Supervisor, (406)883-7206 or email at: jgarrick@lakemt.gov Gale Decker, Chairman Board of Lake County Commissioners Publish: February 15th, 22nd, 29, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

PUBLIC NOTICE INVITATION TO BID Polson School District #23 Cherry Valley and Linderman Elementary Schools Remodel & Addition Project Swank Enterprises on behalf of Polson School District #23, Lake County, Polson, Montana is requesting Bids for the Cherry Valley and Linderman Remodel & Addition Bid Package Two. This project will take place through the Fall of 2024 and consists of building finishes, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and site improvements for 28,000 sf of additions, and remodeling of the existing buildings. The building shells for both additions are currently under construction and will be dried in April 2024. Bid Package TWO – Building Finishes, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical, Site Improvements, The Contract Documents consisting of Drawings and the Project Specification Manual will be available February 12, 2024. Documents may be viewed or obtained on-line at the Montana Plans Exchange or at the office of Swank Enterprises, 750 West Reserve Drive, Kalispell, MT. It is the bidder’s responsibility to acquire and acknowledge all addenda issued during the bid process. Bids will be accepted by: 1. Email to leaann@swankenterprises.com 2. Delivered to Lea Ann Noffsinger, Swank Enterprises, 750 W. Reserve Dr. Kalispell, MT 59901. Bids are due before 3:00 PM (local time), Thursday, February 29, 2024. Bids must be plainly marked, & “Cherry Valley and Linderman Remodel & Addition Bid Package Two” All Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form found in the Specifications, complete per the Bid Package descriptions and signed by an officer or a person duly authorized to sign Bids. All Bids shall be valid for a period of 45 days after the bid date. Late Bids will not be opened. Access to the existing buildings prior to bidding will be made available upon request. All bids shall include the cost of the following: 1. 1% Montana Gross Receipts Construction Tax 2. Current Montana State Prevailing Wages 3. Permits specific to the bid scope of work Each Contractor will be required to have a certificate of registration from the Employment Relations Division of the Montana Department of Labor and Industry in the proper classification. Polson School District reserves the right to reject any or all Bids, to waive formalities and to accept the Bid(s) deemed most advantageous to them. All bids will be post-qualified by Swank Enterprises. Please contact Swank Enterprises with questions. Grant Kerley Swank Enterprises 750 West Reserve Drive Kalispell, MT 59901 grant@swankenterprises.com PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 15TH, 22ND & 29TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate Cause No. 19-0273-P THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: GLORIA COURVILLE-ROST Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, DONNA DURGLO, 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. Signed 01/04/2024 \S\ Donna Durglo PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 15TH, 22ND AND 29TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

RESOLUTION 24-09 SETTING LOAD LIMITS ON LAKE COUNTY ROADS Whereas, it appears that damage is being caused to the county roads and that excessive weight loads and; are causing such damage; Whereas, the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County Montana sitting in regular session this 13th day of February 2023, pursuant to MCA 61 – 10 – 128, find and determine that it it is necessary for the protection and preservation of the county roads to fix and establish a weight limit for loads passing over said County roads; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the maximum weight limit of 350 pounds per inch of tire width shall be the maximum allowed for the following roads and any and all chip sealed roads within Lake County: DISTRICT 1 Addy Lane, Salmon Prairie Road, Swan Dive Road, Crane Mountain Road, South Ferndale Dr. Bug Creek Road, Rainbow Drive, Rippling Waters Drive. Sunburst, Drive, Wapiti Lane, Trinkus Lane, Kelly Dr. Halverson Rd, Woods Bay Homesites, Red Gaete Road, Sylvan Drive, Orchard Lane (Woods Bay) Finley Point Road, Fulkerson Lane, Turtle Lake Road Haack Road, Orchard Lane (Polson), Dubay Road, Ridge Road, South Hills Drive, Schafer Road, Skyline Drive, North Reservoir Road, Minesinger Trail, Mountain View Road, Bisson Lane, Mary B Lane, Zelezny Road, Rimrock Road, Silver Salmon Shores, Rollins Lakeshore Drive, Cedar Hills Lane, Dayton Townsites, Black Lake Road, Lake Mary Ronan Road Big Meadows Road, Big Lodge Road, Alexander Lane, Liddell Drive, Meadowlark Lane, Walking Horse Lane, Skipping Rock Lane, Melita Island Road, Acacia Lane, Silver Rock Pines Subdivision, Jette Meadows Subdivision, Jette Lake Subdivision, Flathead View Drive, Tower Road, Gingras Springs Road, Fox Road, Bay Point Road, Rocky Point Road, Kings Point Road, Sunrise Drive, Irvine Flats Road, Highland Drive, Lake View Drive, Ponderilla Hills, Kerr Dam Road, Forman Road, Eli Gap Road, Valley View Road, Mud Lake Trail, Pablo West Road, Light Road, Leighton Road, Carbine Road, O’Brien Road, Pablo Townsite, Old U.S. 93, Clairmont Road, Courville Trail, N. Crow Road, N. Foothills Drive, Emory Road, Canal Road, Canyon Mill Road, Stagecoach Lan, mud Creek Lane, Little Bitterroot Road, Spring Creed Road, Rocky Shores Road; DISTRICT 2 Price Lane, Mcleod Road, Blodgett Lane, Terrace Lake Road, Timberlane Road, Sloan Road, Mink Lane, Bouchard Road, Rocky Butte Road, Mollman Pass Trail, Morris Road, Eagle Pass Trail, Herak Road, Moise Valley Road, Olsen Road, Charlo Townsite, Red Horn Road, Dublin Gulch Road, Logan Road, Airport Road, Foothills Road, St. Mary’s Lake Road, Mission Creek Road, Watson Road, Allison Road, Hillside Road, Mission Dam Road, Chalwain Road, Repass Trail, North Valley Creek Road, White Coyote Road, Martz Road, McCleod Road, Dumontier Road, Teresa Adams Lane, Coldwater lane, Oxford Lane, Jock Road (FAS559), Arlee Townsite, Finley Creek Road, S. Couture Loop, Combs Lane. THESE LOAD LIMITS WILL GO INTO EFFECT MARCH 1, 2024. PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 22nd day of February, 2024. BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS /s/ Gale Decker, Chairman /s/ Steve Stanley, Member /s/ William D. Barron, Member Attest: /s/ Kendra Steele, Clerk & Recorder PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 22ND & 29TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

PUBLIC NOTICE The Lake County E911 Committee implemented an addressing system for Enhanced 911 Emergency Services in 2003. To assist in 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 hearing on March 4, 2024 at 10:00 am in the 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 naming of a private road located off Timber Lake Road. ** A map of the area is available for review by request to the lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov  If you would like to comment and are not able to attend the public hearing, you may send your comments to: lakecommissioners@laekmt.gov or to the address above.  PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 22ND & 29TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT AND HEARING The St. Ignatius Town Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall on 12 First Avenue, St. Ignatius. At the council meeting on December 5, 2023, there was a decision to declare sewer infrastructure improvements as priority when applying for HB355 infrastructure funds allocated to the Town of St. Ignatius. The public is encouraged to comment on the proposal for the use of funds for sewer system infrastructure needs or other uses allowed under HB355 infrastructure program. Funding priority is given to projects that maintain or repair publicly owned drinking water systems, publicly owned wastewater treatment systems, and municipal fire suppression systems that are independent of a water system. Questions regarding this notice can be directed to: Mary Leishman, Clerk/Treasurer, PO Box 103, St. Ignatius, MT, or by phone call to 406-745-3791. Mary Leishman Clerk-Treasurer PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 22ND & 29TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

LEGAL NOTICE The St. Ignatius Town Council has adopted on first reading a revised and amended City Ordinance 6-2. The council will take public comment before taking final action at the March 5, 2024, city council meeting at 6:00 P.M. at City Hall on 12 First Avenue, St. Ignatius. The council anticipates that this change, if adopted on second/final reading on March 5, 2024, will become effective thirty days after final approval/adoption. For more information on the revised and amended City Ordinance 6-2, please contact City Hall at 745-3791. Mary Leishman Clerk-Treasurer PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 22ND & 29TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Probate Cause No. 23-0478-P THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: GERALD BROWN Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, ANNETTE BROWN, 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 13TH OF JANUARY, 2024 \S\ ANNETTE BROWN, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH & 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 1.1 PROJECT INFORMATION A. Notice to Bidders: Qualified Bidders to submit bids for Project as described in this Document and in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. B. Project Identification: Lake County Annex Office 1. Project Location: 106 4th Ave East, Polson MT 59860 C. Owner: Lake County, Polson MT 59860. 1. Owner’s Representative: Bill Barron – Lake County Commissioner 406-883-7278 bbaron@lakemt.gov D. Architect: A&E Design, Emma Survis 406-451-7310 esurvis@ae.design E. Construction Manager: Swank Enterprises, Jason Dwight 406-752-5411 jasond@swankenterprises.com F. Project Description: Project consists of a new three story office building for the Lake County Commissioners offices. Project will be a wood and steel framed building with interior and exterior finishes as described on the project documents. Site work and utility connections to City of Polson systems. The project is located in Polson Montana and is currently forecasted to be a 14 to 16 month duration. 1.2 BID SUBMITTAL AND OPENING A. Bid Submittal, Printed: Swank Enterprises will receive sealed Lump Sum bids until the Bid time and date at the location indicated below. Swank Enterprises will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders and delivered as follows: 1. Bid Date: March 14, 2024 2. Bid Time: 3pm, MST. 3. Location: Swank Enterprises, 750 West Reserve Drive Kalispell MT 59901 B. Bid Submittal, Electronic: Swank Enterprises will receive electronically submitted bids until the Bid time and date via web-based bidding management software. Swank Enterprises will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders and delivered as follows: 1. Bid Date: March 14, 2024 2. Bid Time: Not later than 3pm, MST. 3. Web-Based Bidding Management Software: Procore 1.3 BIDDING DOCUMENTS A. Bidding Documents, Electronic: Online access will be provided through Procore and the Plans Exchange 1.4 PREBID MEETING A. Prebid Meeting, In Person: A prebid meeting for all Bidders is tentatively scheduled for February 29, 2024 in Polson Montana for both the Lake County Annex and Jail Yard Projects. Final time and location to be determined if interest in having a prebid meeting is received from interested parties. 1.5 TIME OF COMPLETION A. By submitting a Bid, Bidder represents that Bidder will begin the Work on receipt of the Notice to Proceed and will complete the Work within the Contract Time indicated in the Bidding Documents. 1.6 LIQUIDATED DAMAGES A. Work is subject to liquidated damages. 1.7 BIDDER’S QUALIFICATIONS A. Licenses: Bidders must be properly licensed under the laws governing their respective trades. B. Insurance and Bonds: A Performance Bond, separate Labor and Material Payment Bond, and insurance in a form acceptable to Owner will be required of the successful Bidder. C. Contractor’s Qualification Statement: A completed AIA Document A305, “Contractor’s Qualification Statement,” with all exhibits will be requested from one or more Bidders following receipt of Bids. 1.8 NOTIFICATION A. This Advertisement for Bids document is issued by Jason Dwight, Project Manager, Swank Enterprises. PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS 1.1 PROJECT INFORMATION A. Notice to Bidders: Qualified Bidders to submit bids for Project as described in this Document and in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders. B. Project Identification: Lake County Detention Yard 1. Project Location: 106 4th Ave East, Polson MT 59860 C. Owner: Lake County, Polson MT 59860. 1. Owner’s Representative: Bill Barron – Lake County Commissioner 406-883-7278 bbaron@lakemt.gov D. Architect: A&E Design, Emma Survis 406-451-7310 esurvis@ae.design E. Construction Manager: Swank Enterprises, Jason Dwight 406-752-5411 jasond@swankenterprises.com F. Project Description: Project consists of a new exercise yard for the Lake County Department of Corrections. Building Consists of: Site demo and earthwork modification to the existing area. New concrete foundations and exterior walls. Existing HVAC and electrical system relocations and installations. This project is located at the Lake County Courthouse in Polson Montana and is currently forecasted to be a 8 to 10 month duration. 1.2 BID SUBMITTAL AND OPENING A. Bid Submittal, Printed: Swank Enterprises will receive sealed Lump Sum bids until the Bid time and date at the location indicated below. Swank Enterprises will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders and delivered as follows: 1. Bid Date: March 14, 2024 2. Bid Time: 3pm, MST. 3. Location: Swank Enterprises, 750 West Reserve Drive Kalispell MT 59901 B. Bid Submittal, Electronic: Swank Enterprises will receive electronically submitted bids until the Bid time and date via web-based bidding management software. Swank Enterprises will consider bids prepared in compliance with the Instructions to Bidders and delivered as follows: 1. Bid Date: March 14, 2024 2. Bid Time: Not later than 3pm, MST. 3. Web-Based Bidding Management Software: Procore 1.3 BIDDING DOCUMENTS A. Bidding Documents, Electronic: Online access will be provided through Procore and the Plans Exchange 1.4 PREBID MEETING A. Prebid Meeting, In Person: A prebid meeting for all Bidders is tentatively scheduled for February 29, 2024 in Polson Montana for both the Lake County Annex and Jail Yard Projects. Final time and location to be determined if interest in having a prebid meeting is received from interested parties. 1.5 TIME OF COMPLETION A. By submitting a Bid, Bidder represents that Bidder will begin the Work on receipt of the Notice to Proceed and will complete the Work within the Contract Time indicated in the Bidding Documents. 1.6 LIQUIDATED DAMAGES A. Work is subject to liquidated damages. 1.7 BIDDER’S QUALIFICATIONS A. Licenses: Bidders must be properly licensed under the laws governing their respective trades. B. Insurance and Bonds: A Performance Bond, separate Labor and Material Payment Bond, and insurance in a form acceptable to Owner will be required of the successful Bidder. C. Contractor’s Qualification Statement: A completed AIA Document A305, “Contractor’s Qualification Statement,” with all exhibits will be requested from one or more Bidders following receipt of Bids. 1.8 NOTIFICATION A. This Advertisement for Bids document is issued by Jason Dwight, Project Manager, Swank Enterprises. PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH & MARCH 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTHIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF CLARENCE HUNTER, PROBATE NUMBER DP-24-9 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 deceased are required to present their claims within four months after the date of first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. A written statement of the claim indicating the name and address of the claimant, the basis of the claim and the amount claimed may be filed with the Clerk of the District Court, Lake County, Polson, Montana, or mailed, return receipt requested, to the Personal Representative at the following address, JEFFERY G. HUNTER, c/o Benjamin R. Anciaux, Attorney for the Personal Representative, 1102 11 th Avenue East, Polson, Montana 59860. Dated this 15 th day of February, 2024 /s/ Jeffery G. Hunter PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE’S ATTORNEY Benjamin R. Anciaux 1102 11 th Avenue East Polson Montana 59860 PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH & 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTHIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF BARBARA ANN LINDAL COVERT PROBATE NUMBER DP-22-74 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 deceased are required to present their claims within four months after the date of first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred. A written statement of the claim indicating the name and address of the claimant, the basis of the claim and the amount claimed may be filed with the Clerk of the District Court, Lake County, Polson, Montana, or mailed, return receipt requested, to the Personal Representative at the following address, Brie Mirissa Covert Towne, c/o Benjamin R. Anciaux, Attorney for the Personal Representative, 1102 11 th Avenue East, Polson, Montana 59860. Dated this 15 th day of February, 2024 /s/ Brie Mirissa Covert Towne PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE’S ATTORNEY Benjamin R. Anciaux 1102 11 th Avenue East Polson Montana 59860 PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH & 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

HELP WANTED The Town of St. Ignatius Public Works Department intends to hire an “as needed” part-time water andsewer laborer, who will also help with general maintenance. Applicant must have a valid driver’slicense. Must also have or be able to obtain water and sewer operator certification. Licensed operator preferred. Salary depending on experience. Interested parties should send a letter of interest and application to City Hall, PO Box 103, St. Ignatius, MT 59865. Application can be acquired from Job Service. The job will close on March 14, 2024. PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH & MARCH 7TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY, MT PROBATE NO. DP-24-7 IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF PAMELA ANN MARKS, DECEASED. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed the 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 Joshua Marks, the Personal Representative, return  receipt requested, c/o JOHNSON-GILCHRIST LAW FIRM, P.C., 6336 Highway 93 South, Whitefish, MT 59937 or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.  I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Montana that the foregoing is true and correct to the best of my knowledge and belief. DATED THIS 9TH DAY OF FEBRUARY, 2024 \S\ Joshua Marks, Personal Representative \S\Paula M. Johnson-Gilchrist  Attorney for Personal Representative, 6336 Highway 93 South  Whitefish, Montana 59937 PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 29TH, MARCH 7TH & 14TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________