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Legals for July, 10 2024

| July 10, 2024 12:00 AM

MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY In Re: The Estate of: JACK BRIAN UHDE, Deceased. Cause No.: DP-24 41 John Mercer District Court Judge 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 (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 Frank Dougherty, the Personal Representative, return receipt, to: c/o Tanko Law Office, 392 – 1st Avenue E.N., Kalispell, MT 59901 or filed with the Clerk of the above Court. DATED this 15th day of June, 2024. S FRANK DOUGHERTY, Personal Representative Submitted by: TANKO LAW OFFICE S BRIAN C. TANKO, ESQ. Attorney for Personal Representative PUBLISHED JUNE 27TH, JULY 4TH & JULY 11TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

Public Hearing Housing Solutions LLC, PO Box 2099, Missoula, Montana, 59806, Phone (406) 203-1558 hereby notifies all interested persons of Polson, Montana, that we are planning to develop Polson Gardens, an affordable multi-family rental housing development consisting of six four plex buildings on the site between 7th Ave. E. and 5th Ave. E. behind Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Polson, Montana 59860. This development will consist of 12 one-bedroom units and 12 two-bedroom units for elderly persons. There will be a public hearing before the City Commission to solicit comment on whether the proposed qualifying low-income rental housing property meets a community housing need on July 15, 2024 at 6:30 P.M. in Commission Chambers, 106 1st St. E. in Polson, Montana 59860. The hearing will be held immediately prior to the regularly scheduled City Commission meeting. You are encouraged to attend and comment. PUBLISHED June 27, 2024 & July 11, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

HELP WANTED The Town of St. Ignatius Public Works Department intends to hire an “as needed” part-time water and sewer laborer, who will also help with general maintenance. Applicant must have a valid driver’s license. Must also have or be able to obtain water and sewer operator certification. Town will provide the training to obtain certifications (issued by MT DEQ). 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. Job open until filled. Applications will be reviewed every Friday. Mary Leishman Clerk-Treasurer PUBLISHED JULY 4TH & 11TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR ENGINEERING SERVICES The CLEARVIEW HEIGHTS WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT in Lake County is soliciting proposals from engineering firms for design and construction services for its Public Water System Improvements project. The District will require assistance with design, bidding process, and construction contract administration for new water main for connection to the City of Polson as a consecutive connection. Funding will be through the State Revolving Fund and Emergent Contaminate Fund. For the full RFP contact Contracted District Engineer, Shari Johnson & Associates Engineering PLLC, 406-261-3019, engineering@sajmontana.com All proposals will be submitted electronically by July 26 at 5:00 p.m. This solicitation is being offered according to Federal and State statures governing the procurement of professional services. Accordingly, the District reserves the right to negotiate an agreement based on fair and reasonable compensation for the scope of work and services proposed, as well as the right to reject any and all responses deemed unqualified, unsatisfactory or inappropriate. Compensation for activities will be negotiated following selection of an engineering firm. The District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. PUBLISHED JULY 11TH & 18TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

PUBLIC HEARING Polson Rural Fire District Board of Trustees will hold a FY 2024-2025 preliminary budget public hearing on July 24, 2024 5:00pm at the Polson Station #1, 25B Regatta Rd, Polson. Draft copies will be available at the meeting. Budgets may be amended prior to final budget adoption. Any taxpayer or resident in the District may comment at the meeting for or against the budget. PUBLISHED JULY 4TH, 11TH & 18TH, 2024 MNAXLP ___________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DUANE H. SNYDER, Deceased CAUSE NO. DP-23-43 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 (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 Guadalupe Snyder, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o FIELD LAW OFFICES, PLLC, P.O. Box 573, Ronan, MT 59864, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. DATED this 1st day of July 2024. /s/ Guadalupe Snyder, Personal Representative PUBLISHED JULY 11TH, 18TH, & 25TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

PUBLIC NOTICE: The Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the resolution text below, Thursday, July 11, 2024 in the Commissioners Chambers located at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860. RESOLUTION of INTENTION NO: 24-24 A Resolution of Intent to Impose Special Levy and Borrow Money WHEREAS, Lake County is a Defendant in the Federal cause of action, to wit, In Re: Conditions at Lake County Jail, Cause No. CV-22-127-M-DWM; and, WHEREAS, a judgment was entered by the Court in the above-referenced cause of action requiring the County, among other things, to improve the physical facilities of Lake County Detention; and, WHEREAS, in compliance with the judgment the County consulted expert personnel to effectuate a detention facility upgrade; and, WHEREAS, the jail facility will require substantial upgrades, including co-option and reconfiguration of spaces currently housing county departments, together with a secure outdoor space immediately adjoining the existing jail; and, WHEREAS, in order to provide sufficient, integrated space for the court-ordered jail expansion, several County departmental offices must be relocated; and, WHEREAS, the options for housing the necessarily displaced County departments are lease of additional space, or construction of an additional county office building annex, and the Board of County Commissioners adjudges that an additional building on County-owned real property to house the displaced County departments is in the taxpayer’s best interests; and, WHEREAS, the County has engaged experts for the several necessary structure designs and re-designs, as well as estimates of associated costs, and preliminarily finds that the budget for such activities should be: - $ 2,310,000 for so much of the fiscal obligation of the judgment that requires relocation of departments to allow for the expansion of the jail -$ 1,000,000 for the jail yard- $ 2,000,000 for the jail expansion - $ 300,000 for attorney fees (not mine!) - $ 34,692 to replace servers removed in evidence collection - Assorted associated loan costs and reserve All in total sum of approximately six million dollars ($ 6,000,000.00), for which sum the County intends to take a loan on terms, repaying the same from the tax monies collected under the special levy; and, WHEREAS, completion of the annex will require an additional two million dollars, ($2,000,000), above and beyond the costs thereof attributable to the judgment, together with associated loan costs and reserves, which sum the County intends to take a separate loan on terms to be repaid from tax receipts collected into the County general fund; and, WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2-9-316, MCA, the County Commission finds: a) No policy of insurance exists covering this judgment against Lake County; b) There are no funds in the county general fund or any other funds lawfully available to the Commission; c) And that as a consequence of the foregoing, the county’s sole option to fund its judgment liabilities above-referenced is imposition of a property tax in the form of a special levy in an amount necessary to pay any unpaid portion of the judgment or settlement; and, WHEREAS, if passed, the county anticipates that the two million dollar loan will be repaid over a period of 10 (ten) years, at an interest rate of 5 (five) percent, to be satisfied from general fund collections in year to year; and, WHEREAS, the county anticipates that, if passed, the said associated special levy shall be in the sum of six million dollars, in two iterations; the first of three and one-half million dollars ($3,500,000.00) to be borrowed at an initial interest rate of five percent (5%) percent from Trails West Bank, Missoula, MT, the same to be repaid by the special levy collection in year to year; and, WHEREAS, if after three years from passage hereof, in 2027, the judgment project payment is incomplete, and the county has no general or other lawful funds to complete the judgement project and no coverage from existing insurance, the County intends to re-impose the subject special levy for collection of at least two and one half million dollars ($2,500,000.00), by way of loan on terms from Trails West Bank, Missoula; and, WHEREAS, the County anticipates that the levy to be imposed shall amount to approximately 11.59 mils, to be imposed initially for a period of three years and, if the conditions in the preceding predicate obtain, a reimposition of this rate, or another as the Commission may at the time resolve, for an additional three years. WHEREAS, no portion of the taxes collected pursuant to this subject, if passed, shall be due to the Polson Tax Increment Finance District, the same being a creature organized and in effect in respect of regular tax receipts and has no dependence on the judgment levy contemplated herein; and, WHEREAS, the Board of Lake County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on this Resolution of Intent at the hour of 10:00 am in the Commissioners Chambers located at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860 Room 211, on Thursday, J uly 11, 2024 for the purpose of taking public comment for or against the special levy as above-stated; and, WHEREAS, at such hearing, any person may appear and be heard for or against the proposed special levy, or submit relevant comments in writing, if preferred. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT: This Resolution of Intent and copies of the same posted in several shall be published pursuant to law for two consecutive weeks in the Lake County Leader, PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS 24th day of June 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 JULY 11TH & 18TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE To be sold for cash at a Trustee’s Sale on November 5, 2024, at 11:00 AM on the front steps of the Lake County Courthouse, 106 Fourth Avenue East, Polson, MT, the following described real property situated in Lake County, State of Montana: All that certain lot, piece or parcel of land, situate, lying and being in the County of Lake, State of Montana, bounded and particularly described as follows, to wit: A parcel of land located in the NE¼ of Section 11, Township 16 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Lake County, Montana, further identified as being Parcel 2 on Certificate of Survey No. 4569, on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, Montana. More commonly known as 18002 US Highway 93, Arlee, MT 59821. Dawn Wahl and Travis Wahl, as Grantors, conveyed said real property to William L. Davies, Attorney, as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Centex Home Equity Company, LLC, by Deed of Trust on January 31, 2005, and filed for record in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder in Lake County, State of Montana, on February 10, 2005 as Instrument No. 455739, of Official Records. The Deed of Trust was assigned for value as follows: Assignee: U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee of the Cabana Series III Trust Assignment Dated: May 24, 2019 Assignment Recorded: July 24, 2019 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 570498 All in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder for Lake County, Montana. Jason J. Henderson is the Successor Trustee pursuant to a Substitution of Trustee recorded in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, State of Montana, on January 17, 2020 as Instrument No. 574817, of Official Records. The Beneficiary has declared a default in the terms of said Deed of Trust due to the Grantor(s) failure to make monthly payments beginning February 1, 2024, and each month subsequent, which monthly installments would have been applied on the principal and interest due on said obligation and other charges against the property or loan. By reason of said default, the Beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by said Trust Deed immediately due and payable. The total amount due on this obligation is the principal sum of $91,398.18, interest in the sum of $5,750.49, escrow advances of $1,601.28, and other amounts due and payable in the amount of $759.90 for a total amount owing of $99,509.85, plus accruing interest, late charges, and other fees and costs that may be incurred or advanced. The Beneficiary anticipates, and may disburse, such amounts as may be required to preserve and protect the property and for real property taxes that may become due or delinquent, unless such amounts of taxes are paid by the Grantor. If such amounts are paid by the Beneficiary, the amounts or taxes will be added to the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust. Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds of this sale include the Trustee’s fees and attorney’s fees, costs and expenses of the sale, and late charges, if any. The Beneficiary has elected, and has directed, the Trustee to sell the above described property to satisfy the obligation. The sale is a public sale and any person, including the Beneficiary, excepting only the Trustee, may bid at the sale. The bid price must be paid immediately upon the close of bidding in cash or cash equivalents (valid money orders, certified checks or cashier’s checks). The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed, without any representation or warranty, including warranty of title, express or implied, as the sale is made strictly on an as-is, where-is basis, without limitation, the sale is being made subject to all existing conditions, if any, of lead paint, mold or other environmental or health hazards. The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale. The Grantor, successor in interest to the Grantor, or any other person having an interest in the property, has the right, at any time prior to the Trustee’s Sale, to pay to the Beneficiary, or the successor in interest to the Beneficiary, the entire amount then due under the Deed of Trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and attorney’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Deed of Trust with Successor Trustee’s and attorney’s fees. In the event that all defaults are cured, the foreclosure will be dismissed and the foreclosure sale will be canceled. The scheduled Trustee’s Sale may be postponed by public proclamation for up to 15 days for any reason. In the event of a bankruptcy filing, the sale may be postponed by the Trustee for up to 120 days by public proclamation at least every 30 days. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder’s sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Successor Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Dated this 24th day of June, 2024. Jason J. Henderson, Substitute Trustee | 38 2nd Avenue East, Dickinson, ND 58601 Telephone: 801-355-2886 | Office Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8AM-5PM (MST) | File No. MT10072 PUBLISHED JULY 11TH, 18TH & 25TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

NOTICE TO CREDITORS MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY In the Matter of the Estate of: Probate No. DP-24-46, NOTICE TO CREDITORS, MILTON LAWRENCE NICKEL, 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 Rebecca Dawn Nickel, 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 19th day of June, 2024. \S\ REBECCA DAWN NICKEL Personal Representative \S\ Paula M. Johonson-Gilchrist Attorney for Personal Representative, 6336 Highway 96 S Whitefish, MT 59937 PUBLISHED JULY 11TH, 18TH, 26TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________

SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY PMB RENTALS, LLC, a Tennessee limited liability company, Plaintiff, VS. EUGENIA GARLICK,, Defendants. Cause No. DV-23-209 Hon. Molly Owen SUMMONS TO: Defendant, EUGENIA GARLICK: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to answer the Complaint in this action which is filed in the Office of the Clerk of this Court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your answer and serve a copy thereof upon the Plaintiff’s attorney within twenty-one (21) days after the 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 by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Witness my hand and the seal of said court on this 22nd day of February 2024. \S\ By: Becky Jackson, Clerk. PUBLISHED JULY 11TH, 18TH & 25TH, 2024 MNAXLP __________________________