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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Name Change of Lena Ann Wiediger, Lena Ann Wiediger, Petitioner
Cause No. DV-12-125/3
Dept. No. 1
NOTICE OF HEARING ON NAME CHANGE
This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court for a change of name from Lena Ann Wiediger to Lena Ann Dembisky.  The hearing will be on May 2, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Ravalli County.
Dated March 29, 2012
/s/ Debbie Harmon, Clerk of District Court
By: Mary Sawyer, Deputy Clerk of Court.
BS 4-4, 4-11, 4-18, 4-25-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Name Change of Daniel Jacob Olson
Darci Parsons, Petitioner
Cause No. DV-12-112/4
Dept. No. 2
NOTICE OF HEARING ON NAME CHANGE OF A MINOR CHILD
This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court to change a child’s name from Daniel Jacob Olson to Daniel Jacob Parsons. The hearing will be on May 10, 2012 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Ravalli County, Dept. #2.
Dated March 27, 2012.
/s/ Debbie Harmon, Clerk of District Court
By: Mary Sawyer, Deputy Clerk of Court.
BS 4-11, 4-18, 4-25, 5-2-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DOLORES R. LeROUX., Deceased.
Probate No. DP 12-19
Dept. 1
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 the first publication of this Notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Marie Nicholson, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at the law office of Lawrence D. Johnson, P.O. Box 500, Hamilton, Montana 59840, 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.
Dated March 21st, 2012.
/s/ Marie Nicholson, Personal Representative
BS 4-4, 4-11, 4-18-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CYNTHIA W. FRASER, Deceased.
Probate No. DP 12-24
Dept. 2
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 the first publication of this Notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Judith L. Fraser, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o Royce A. McCarty, Jr., P.O. Box 210, Hamilton, Montana 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.
Dated this 4th day of April, 2012.
/s/ Judith L. Fraser, Personal Representative
BS 4-11, 4-18, 4-25-12.

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Burnt Fork Water Commission will hold its first meeting of the 2012 irrigation season on Tuesday, April 24 at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, corner of Meyer Lane and Middle Burnt Fork, Stevensville.
BS 4-4, 4-18-12.

Jennifer B. Lint
Boatwright Law Office, P.C.
1091 South 1st Street
Hamilton, MT  59840
406-375-1385
Attorney for Personal Representative
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF IRENE LECHNER, Deceased
Case No.: DP-12-18
Department No. 2
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 decedent are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Janet Aarrestad, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at Boatwright Law Office, P.C., 1091 South 1st Street, Hamilton, MT  59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.
DATED this 13th day of March, 2012.
/s/ Janet Aarrestad, Personal Representative
BS 3-28, 4-4, 4-11-12.

PUBLIC NOTICE
This is to notify all interested parties that BitterRoot Bus is applying for $29,000 and Ravalli Services Corp. is applying for $67,000 through the capital assistance grant. The capital assistance grant is funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and administered by the Montana Department of Transportation. FTA funds will be used to purchase a 6 passenger minivan for BitterRoot Bus for providing transportation services to the General Public and for a 13 passenger bus for Ravalli Services Corp. for their D.D. group homes and activity centers.
The application is on file at BitterRoot Bus, 310 Old Corvallis Rd. Hamilton, MT 59840. If requested, a public hearing will be held and public notice indicating the location, date, and time of the hearing will be provided. For more information or for those who require accommodations for disabilities, contact BitterRoot Bus – Sharna Paddock at 310 Old Corvallis Rd. Hamilton, Mt 59840, 406-363-7484 or Department of Transportation, Helena at 406-444-4210 or 406-444-7696 (TTY).
The BitterRoot Bus and Ravalli Services Corp. will be requesting financial assistance from the Montana Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration.
BS 4-11, 4-18-12.

EXHIBIT 2-N
COMBINED NOTICE
FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT and
NOTICE TO PUBLIC OF REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS
(FONSI/NOI/RROF)
Town of Stevensville
206 Buck Street
Stevensville, MT 59870
City, State, Zip Code
(406) 777-5271
TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSONS:
On or before May 17, 2012, the above-named Town will request the Montana Department of Commerce (DOC) to release Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds provided under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended (PL 93-383) for the following project:
Selway/BTM CDBG-ED Project Fund
The purpose of this project is to construct wastewater lines into the Stevensville Tax Increment Finance District (TIFD). The new infrastructure will allow major area employers, such as Selway Corporation, Bitterroot Tool & Machine, and other smaller businesses to access the Town’s sewer system. This necessary infrastructure will enable these businesses to maintain their location in the Town of Stevensville. This will be a job retention project for Selway Corporation and BTM. The estimated cost of this project is $400,000.
The site is located along Wildfowl Lane, Eastside Hwy, Pine St, and 2nd St. in Stevensville, MT, Ravalli County.
Finding of No Significant Impact
It has been determined that such request for release of funds will not constitute an action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment and accordingly the above named Town has decided not to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (PL 91-190).
The reasons for the decision not to prepare such Statement are as follows:
A Consolidated Environmental Assessment has been completed and the project is not an action significantly affecting the quality of the human environment, and no EIA is required. The applicant has fully carried out its responsibilities for environmental review, decision-making and action pertaining to the project named above; that the applicant has complied with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969; that the applicant has complied with environmental procedures, permit requirements and the statutory obligations of the laws cited in 25 CFR 58.5; and that the applicant has taken into account the environmental criteria, standards, permit requirements and other obligations applicable to the project under the other related laws and authorities cited in 24 CFR 58.5.
An Environmental Review Record documenting review of all project activities in respect to impacts on the environment has been made by the above-named Town. This Environmental Review Record is on file at the Ravalli County Economic Development Authority located at 274 Old Corvallis Rd., Hamilton, MT and is available for public examination and copying upon request between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. It is also available electronically by requesting the document from julie@rceda.org or calling 406.375.9416. No further environmental review of such project is proposed to be conducted prior to the request for release of CDBG project funds.
Public Comments on Findings
All interested agencies, groups and persons disagreeing with this decision are invited to submit written comments for consideration by the Town to the Town of Stevensville, 206 Buck Street, Stevensville, MT 59870 on or before April 26, 2012. All such comments so received will be considered and the Town will not request release of funds or take any administrative action on the project prior to the date specified in the preceding sentence.
Release of Funds
The Town will undertake the project described above with CDBG funds provided by DOC under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. Town of Stevensville is certifying to DOC that the Town Chief Elected Official as approved by DOC, in his official capacity as Mayor consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to environmental reviews, decision making, and action; and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The legal effect on the certification is that upon its approval, the Town may use the CDBG funds and DOC will have satisfied its responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969.
Objections to State Release of Funds
The Department of Commerce will accept an objection to its approval of the release of funds and acceptance of the certification only if it is on one of the following bases:
(a) that the certification was not in fact executed by the chief executive officer or other officer approved by the Department of Commerce;
(b) that the applicant’s environmental review record for the project indicates omission of a required decision, finding, or step applicable to the project in the environmental review process;
(c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by DOC; 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 design.
Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and may be addressed to: Department of Commerce, Economic Development Division, 301 S. Park Avenue, P.O. Box 200505, Helena, Montana 59620.
Objections to the release of funds on bases other than those stated above will not be considered by DOC. No objection received after May 16, 2012 will be considered by DOC.
/s/ Gene Mim Mack, Mayor
3/22/12
206 Buck Street
Stevensville MT 59870
Ravalli County
BS 4-11-12.

NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION
of Stevensville School District No. 2, Ravalli County, Montana for the Election of two (2) trustees to be elected for a three (3) year term for the Stevensville Elementary/High School district and one (1) trustee to be elected for a three (3) year term for the Stevensvile High School (Lone Rock) district. The election will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at the Stevensville High School Gym Lobby and the Lone Rock School Gym. The polling site will be the Lobby of the Stevensville High School Gymnasium at 300 Park Street and the Lone Rock Gymnasium at 1112 Three Mile Road, Stevensville, Mt. The polls will open at 12:00 noon and close at 8:00 p.m.
A qualified registered elector, who will be absent from the county or physically incapacitated and unable to go to the polls on the day of election, may request an “Application of Absentee Voter’s Ballot” from the School District Clerk’s Office located in the Stevensville High School at 300 Park Street, Stevensville, Montana or call 777-5481 ext. 137 or ext. 139 for an application. Absentee ballots will be available April 18, 2012 until 12:00 noon on May 7, 2012.
The following candidates are running for the Elementary/High School District position of trustee on the Stevensville School Board for a three-year term:
Kevin David Beller – Elementary and High School District
Cathleen “Cathi” Cook – Elementary and High School District
Penny Miller Bertram – High School District, Lone Rock
BS 4-11-12.

TOWN OF STEVENSVILLE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Thursday, April 26, 2012
6:30 p.m.
NOTICE IS HERBY GIVEN that the Town Council of the Town of Stevensville will hold a public hearing on April 26, 2012 at 6:30 PM at the Town Council Chambers at 206 Buck Street, Stevensville, Montana, 59870 for the purpose of presenting the results of the environmental review for the Town of Stevensville’s proposed improvements to the Stevensville Wastewater Treatment Plant.
At the public hearing, the environmental review process will be explained, including the determination. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to ask questions and to express their opinions regarding the project.
Comments may be given orally at the hearing or submitted in writing mailed to P.O. Box 30, Stevensville, MT 59870 before 5:00 pm April 26, 2012.  Questions, comments or more information may be obtained by contacting Town Hall at 406-777-5271.
Attest: Denise Philley, Deputy Clerk
BS 4-11, 4-18-12.

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