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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ANNE MARY LARGHI, Deceased.
Probate No. DP 12-30
Dept. 2
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed Co-Personal Representatives 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 Marisa Root or Anthony Larghi, the Co-Personal Representatives, 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.
We declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Montana that the foregoing is true and correct.
Dated this 16th day of April, 2012.
/s/ Marisa Root, Co-Personal Representative
/s/ Anthony Larghi, Co-Personal Representative
BS 4-25, 5-2, 5-9-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF RICHARD E. ARNO, Deceased.
Probate No. DP 12-34
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 Gary E. Arno, 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 30th day of April, 2012.
/s/ Gary E. Arno, Personal Representative
BS 5-9, 5-16, 5-23-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JUDITH ANN AYRES, Deceased.
Probate No. DP 12-35
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 Thomas W. Ayres, 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 3rd day of May, 2012.
/s/ Thomas W. Ayres, Personal Representative.
BS 5-9, 5-16, 5-23-12.

NOTICE of CANCELLATION OF TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
Thursday, May 10, 2012
7:00 p.m.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Council Meeting of the Town of Stevensville for May 10, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. will be canceled due to the Council members and Mayor attending a training conference in Billings, MT.
Three (3) Council members and the Mayor will be traveling together to the conference; in accordance with MCA 2-3-203, no matter of which the Town has supervision, control, jurisdiction or advisory power will be discussed.
/s/ Stacy Bartlett, Town Clerk
BS 5-2, 5-9-12.

SECTION 1.1
INVITATION TO BID
STEVENSVILLE AIRPORT
TOWN OF STEVENSVILLE, MONTANA
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received and publicly opened at 2:00 p.m., local time on May 15, 2012 by the Town of Stevensville at Town Hall, 206 Buck Street, Stevensville, Montana 59870 for the construction of “Airport Improvements” to include the following:
Taxilane Extension Project
This work is to include all tools, equipment, materials and labor to complete this project.
Bids must be sealed and delivered:
Town of Stevensville
Attn: Mr. Gene Mim Mack – Mayor
206 Buck Street
PO Box 30
Stevensville, MT 59870
at or before 2:00 p.m., local time on May 15, 2012, and marked “Bid for Airport Improvements at the Stevensville Airport.” The bidder’s name, address and state Contractor’s Registration Number shall appear in the lower left hand corner of the envelope.
All bids must be accompanied by lawful monies of the United States or a Cashier’s Check, a Certified Check, Bid Bond, Bank Money Order or Bank Draft, drawn and issued by a National Banking Association located in the State of Montana, or by any Banking Corporation incorporated under the Laws of the State of Montana, in an amount equal to not less than ten (10) percent of the total bid, payable to the order of the Town of Stevensville as liquidated damages in the event said successful bidder shall fail or refuse to execute the contract in accordance with the terms of his bid.  After a contract is awarded, the successful bidder will be required to furnish a separate Performance and Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract.
The Contract Documents consisting of half size Drawings and Project Manual may be viewed or obtained by either electronic documents on-line, or a hard copy at the office of Morrison-Maierle, Inc., 3011 Palmer Street, Missoula, MT 59808. Contact person for this project is Shaun P. Shea, PE.  Mr. Shea can be contacted at (406) 542.8880.
1. Electronic Transfer – Complete electronic Project Plans, Project Specifications, and Bid Proposal Packet are available at the Morrison-Maierle, Inc. website www.m-m.net by clicking on the “Projects Bidding” link and selecting this project from the project list. Documents can only be viewed on the Morrison-Maierle, Inc. website, and cannot be downloaded or printed without purchasing. To purchase and download the project documents in pdf format and be placed on the planholders list, click “Download Project PDF” and sign on to QuestCDN.com or join for a free membership. Plan documents can be downloaded for a fee of $15.  Please contact QuestCDN at 952-233-1632 or email info@questcdn.com for assistance in the free membership registration, downloading, and working with this digital project information.
2. Hard Copy – A hard copy set of project documents may be obtained for a non-refundable price of seventy-five dollars ($75) for each complete set from the office of Morrison-Maierle, Inc., 3011 Palmer Street, Missoula, MT 59808. Payment of an additional $25.00 is required for express mail.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive irregularities.
The Contractor will be required to comply with the wage and labor requirements and to pay minimum wages in accordance with the schedule of wage rates established by the United States Department of Labor as referenced in the Contract.
Contractors and any subcontractors doing work on this project will require registration with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry. Forms for registration are available from the Department of Labor and Industry, P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect Avenue, Helena, Montana 59604-8011. Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-800-556-6694. Contractors are required to have been registered with the Department of Labor and Industry prior to bidding on this project.
The Bidder must supply all the information required by the bid documents and specifications.
The Bidder is required to submit a Certification of Non-segregated Facilities (included in the Proposal form).
A Contractor having 50 or more employees and his subcontractors having 50 or more employees and who may be awarded a subcontract of $50,000 or more will be required to maintain an affirmative action program, the standards for which are contained in the specifications.
To be eligible for award each bidder must comply with the affirmative action requirements which are contained in these specifications.
The proposed contract is under subject to Executive Order 11246 of September 24, 1965, and to the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Federal Labor Provisions.
The Town of Stevensville has established an overall DBE goal for the year. Under this contract, the Town is adopting a race-neutral means of facilitating DBE participation. The bidder shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in the performance of this contract.  The bidder shall carry out all applicable requirements of 49 CFR Part 26 in the award and administration of DOT assisted contracts
As required by 49 CFR Part 26, the Town is required to create a bidders list, consisting of information about all DBE and non-DBE firms that bid or quote on DOT-assisted contracts. The purpose of this requirement is to allow use of the bidders list approach to calculating future overall DBE goals. As per the requirements of the Proposal section, all Prime Bidders submitting bids on this project must submit, with his or her bid, a list including the name, address, and DBE/non-DBE status of all subcontractors and suppliers that bid or quote for work under this contract. Failure to provide this information, as outlined in the Proposal section, will make the bidder non-responsive and not eligible for award of the contract.
This contract will be funded in part by a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration. Therefore, award of the Contract by the Sponsor will be made subject to concurrence of FAA. Bidders may not withdraw Proposals for a period of ninety (90) days after the bid opening date.
The pre-bid conference is hereby established at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at the Town Hall, 206 Buck Street, Stevensville, Montana. A tour of the work site at the Stevensville Airport will be conducted following the pre-bid conference.
Signed: /s/ Gene Mim Mack
Mayor
Town of Stevensville
BS 4-25, 5-2, 5-9-12.

SECTION 00100
INVITATION TO BID
Separate sealed bids for the purchase and delivery of Siphon 1 – Phase 2 piping, as described in the Procurement Project Manual, will be received by the BITTER ROOT IRRIGATION DISTRICT, MONTANA at the office of the ENGINEER, 3011 Palmer Street, Missoula, Montana 59808, until 3:00 P.M. local time on May 24, 2012, and then publicly opened and read aloud.  Late bids will be returned unopened.  Each bid shall be submitted in a sealed envelope.  The envelope shall be clearly marked as follows:
“BID PROPOSAL”
“PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF SIPHON 1 – PHASE 2 PIPING”
“BITTER ROOT IRRIGATION DISTRICT”
This project consists of, but is not necessarily limited to, the following major items:
Purchase and delivery of approximately 750 LF of 66 ” steel pipe;
Purchase and delivery of steel pipe appurtenances;
The Procurement Project Manual (Contract Documents) may be purchased from the office of Morrison-Maierle, Inc., 3011 Palmer Street, Missoula, MT, telephone 406 542 8880.  The cost is $50 each, including delivery by US Postal Service mail or United Parcel Service (UPS) ground service.  Payment of an additional $20 is required for express mail.  After award of the contract, the successful Bidder will be furnished five Procurement Project Manuals free of charge.
The Procurement Project Manual may be examined at the following locations:
Bitter Root Irrigation District, 1182 Lazy J. Lane, Corvallis, Montana 59828, and the offices of the consulting engineer, Morrison-Maierle, Inc., at: 3011 Palmer Street, Missoula, MT; or at plan exchanges in Missoula and Montana Contractors Association, Helena.
Each bid must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid Bond payable to the Bitter Root Irrigation District, Montana, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%) of the total bid amount.  The successful BIDDER shall furnish approved Performance and Payment Bonds, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.  Workmen’s Compensation, Comprehensive General Liability, and Transportation insurance and insurance certificates shall be provided by the successful Bidder.
Information, as required in Section 00200 Instructions to Bidders, Article 4, shall be submitted with the bid for review and evaluation by the Engineer and Owner.  Bids shall include transport insurance for delivery.  Installation is not part of the work and shall not be included in the bid.  No bid may be withdrawn within a period of 30 days after the bid opening date.
Before a contract will be awarded, the District will conduct investigations to determine the performance record and ability of the apparent low Bidder to perform the size and type of material specified.  Upon request, the Bidder shall submit information as deemed necessary by the District to evaluate the Bidder’s qualifications.
The District reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to determine which bid is, in the District’s judgment, the lowest responsible bid.  The District also reserves the right to secure pipe and materials that is not the lowest bid, if in the District’s opinion; other evaluation factors favor pipe and material with a higher bid. The District also reserves the right to waive any informalities, irregularities, or minor deviations in any bid and to delete certain items listed in the bid.
A detailed listing of pipe, material and contractual specifications are described in the Procurement Project Manual.
Published this 2rd day of May, 2012.
John Crowley, Manager
Bitter Root Irrigation District
1182 Lazy J. Lane
Corvallis, MT 59828
BS 5-2, 5-9, 5-16-12.

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY
Bitterroot Valley Bank, dba Ravalli County Bank
VS.
L.V.I., LLC, a Montana Limited Liability Company, and Jeffrey D. Peters and Teresa Peters, and William Brunston, Jr., and Ann M. Brunston
To be sold at Sheriffs Sale on the 23rd day of May, 2012 at 10 o’clock, A. M., at the
North entrance to the Ravalli County Courthouse, 205 Bedford S1., Hamilton, Montana, the interest of the defendants in and to the following real property:
Lots 1,6,7,8 and 9, Amended Subdivision Plat No. 597826, Block 2, Mountain View
Orchards, Ravalli County, Montana, according to the recorded plat thereof.
This sale is to be to the highest bidder, for cash, to be applied to a Default Judgment and
Decree in the amount of $357,869.41 together with accruing interest in the amount of $66.7692 per day, attorney’s fees and costs of sale in the amount of $225.00.
This sale is being held in accordance with MCA 25-13-704 (1) pursuant to Order for Sale under docket number DV-12-36 entered in the Montana Twenty-First Judicial District Court, Ravalli County on the 18th day of April, 2012.
Chris Hoffman, Sheriff of Ravalli County
BS 5-2, 5-9, 5-16-12.

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY
FIRST MONTANA BANK, INC.
VS.
CATHERINE P. EVANS, AND BITTERROOT MOTEL, LLC
To be sold at Sheriff’s Sale on the 10th day of May, 2012 at 2 o’clock, P. M., at the Ravalli County Courthouse, North Entrance, 205 Bedford Street, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT, the interest of the defendants in and to the following real property:
The North 80 feet of the South 240 feet of Block 30, South Side Addition to Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana, according to the official recorded plat thereof
This sale is to be to the highest bidder, for cash, to be applied to a Judgment in the amount of $291,229.09 together with accruing interest, attorney’s fees and costs of sale.
This sale is being held in accordance with MCA 25-13-704 (1) pursuant to Judgment and Decree Of Foreclosure under docket number DV-11-401 entered in the Montana Twenty-First Judicial District Court, Ravalli County on the 12th day of March, 2012.
Chris Hoffman, Sheriff of Ravalli County
BS 5-2, 5-9-12.

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY
FARMER’S STATE BANK
VS.
NEVILOG, INC., ET AL
To be sold at Sheriff’s Sale on the 10TH  day of MAY, 2012 at 10 o’clock, A. M., at the NORTH ENTRANCE TO THE RAVALLI COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 205 BEDFORD STREET, HAMILTON, MT the defendant’s interest in , the following REAL property:
Parcel 2:
A tract of land in the E1/2 of Section 6, Township 7 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Ravalli County, Montana and being more particularly described as Tract 3-A, Certificate of Survey No. 3380
Excepting and reserving therefrom that portion deeded to the State of Montana, Department of Transportation as recorded on March 5, 2007 as Instrument No. 585345.
Together with all existing or subsequently erected or affixed buildings, improvements and fixtures; all easements, rights of way and appurtenances; all water, water rights and ditch rights (including stock in utilities with ditch or irrigation right); and all other rights, royalties and profits relating the real property, including, without limitation all minerals, oil, gas, geothermal and similar matters,
Commonly known as 2036 US Hwy 93 N., Victor, Montana 59875
and: Parcel 3:
A parcel of land in the S1/2 of Section 8, Township 8 North, Range 20 WEst, P.M.M., Ravalli County, Montana, and being more particularly described as Parcel B-1, Certificate of Survey No. 4604.
Together with an easement for ingress, egress, and utilities as disclosed in Book 190 or Deeds at page 195 and on Certifcated of Survey No. 5132-R
Together with all existing or subsequently erected or affixed buildings, improvements and fixtures; all easements, rights of way and appurtenances; all water, water rights and ditch rights (including stock in utilities with ditch or irrigation right); and all other rights, royalties and profits relating the real property, including, without limitation all minerals, oil, gas, geothermal and similar matters.
This sale will be held in two parts, commencing with Parcel 2 and then proceeding with Parcel 3
This sale is to be to the highest bidder, for cash, to be applied to a judgment in the amount of $ 3,258,639.56 together with accruing interest and costs of sale.
This sale is being held in accordance with MCA 25-13-704 (1) pursuant to an Judgment and Decree of Foreclosure and Order of Sale under docket number DV-11-239 entered in the Montana Twenty-First Judicial District Court, Ravalli County on the 13th day of March, 2012, and pursuant to the Amended Order Assessing Attorney Fees and Costs entered therein April 17, 2012.
Chris Hoffman, Sheriff of Ravalli County
BS 5-2, 5-9-12.

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice of Application for Air Quality Permit (pursuant to Section 75-2-211, MCA, and ARM Title 17, Chapter 8, Subchapter 6, Open Burning), BVAC has filed on or about 5/4/12 an application for a conditional air quality open burning permit from the Permitting and Compliance Division of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. Applicant seeks approval of its/their application to open burn cardboard boxes, cardboard barrels and wooden pallets. at 3616 Eastside Hwy, Stevensville, MT, 59870, SE 1/4 Sect. 34 Township 9N Range 20W, Ravalli County, MT.
Any member of the public with questions or who wishes to receive notice of the Department’s determination, and the location where a copy of the application and the Department’s analysis of it can be reviewed, or to submit comments on the application, must contact the Department at 1520 East Sixth Ave., PO Box 200901, Helena, Montana, 59620-0901, phone (406) 444-3490.
Any comments on the application must be submitted to the Department within 20 days after publication of this notice or filing of the application, whichever is later. The Department’s decision to approve or deny an application for a conditional open burning permit may be reviewed by the Board of Environmental Review (Board) according to the following procedure:
When the Department approves or denies the application for a conditional open burning permit under this section, a person who is jointly or severally adversely affected by the Department’s decision may request, within 15 days after the Department renders its decision, upon affidavit setting forth the grounds therefor, a hearing before the Board. A hearing shall be held under the provisions of the Montana Administrative Procedures Act.
The Department’s decision on the application is not final unless 15 days have elapsed and there is no request for a hearing under this section. The filing of a request for a hearing postpones the effective date of the Department’s decision until the conclusion of the hearing and issuance of a final decision by the Board.

BS 5-9-12.

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