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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF HENRY R. CUSHMAN, JR., Deceased.
Probate No. DP 12-38
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 Alan B. Cushman, 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 8th day of May, 2012.
/s/ Alan B. Cushman, Personal Representative
BS 5-23, 5-30, 6-6-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF SHIRLEY N. ABEL, Deceased.
Probate No. DP 12-40
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 Pamela R. Kovarik, 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 5th day of May, 2012.
/s/ Pamela R. Kovarik, Personal Representative
BS 5-30, 6-6, 6-13-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN I. BASCOM, Deceased.
Probate No. DP 12-27
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 Kimberly Bascom, 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 24th day of May, 2012.
/s/ Kimberly Bascom, Personal Representative
BS 6-6, 6-13, 6-20-12.

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY
SPORTSMAN BUSINESS COMPLEX UNIT OWNER ASSOCIATION
VS.
SALVATORE TUZZOLINO
To be sold at Sheriff’s Sale on the 7TH  day of JUNE, 2012 at 10 o’clock, A. M., at the RAVALLI COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 205 BEDFORD STREET, NORTH ENTRANCE, HAMILTON, MT , the interest of the defendants in and to the following REAL property:
UNITS I, J AND L of the Sportsman Business Complex, 410 N. 1st Street, Hamilton, Ravalli County, MT., The units will be sold either as a single property or individually, depending on the instructions of the Plaintiff’s Attorney, determined at the time of the sale.
This sale is to be to the highest bidder, for cash, to be applied to a Default Judgment in the amount of $7073.30 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 a Default Judgment under docket number DV-11-680 entered in the Montana Twenty-First Judicial District Court, Ravalli County on the 9th day of May, 2012.
Chris Hoffman, Sheriff of Ravalli County
BS 5-23, 5-30, 6-6-12.

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY
RAVALLI COUNTY BANK, A MONTANA BANKING CORPORATION
VS.
ELEGANT WEST, LLC AND GINA M. WILSON
To be sold at Sheriff’s Sale on the 14TH day of JUNE, 2012 at 10 o’clock, A. M., at the RAVALLI COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 205 BEDFORD ST, NORTH ENTRANCE, HAMILTON, RAVALLI COUNTY, MT, the interest of the defendants in and to the following PERSONAL property:
A Judgment entered in favor upon Gina M. Wilson in Montana 21st District, Ravalli County cause number DR-08-245, Wilson vs. Wilson, limited to the portion of the Judgment and Decree which requires distribution of proceeds from the sale of real property to Gina M. Wilson, excepting therefrom that portion of the Judgment and Decree which may require payment of child support or spouse alimony to Gina M. Wilson.
This sale is to be to the highest bidder, for cash, to be applied to a Judgment in the amount of $60,063.04 together with accruing interest, at the rate of $9.44 per day since the 17th day of April, 2012, attorney’s fees and costs of sale.
This sale is being held in accordance with MCA 25-13-704 (1) pursuant to a Judgment under docket number DV-11-270 entered in the Montana Twenty-First Judicial District Court, Ravalli County on the 22nd day of June, 2012.
Chris Hoffman, Sheriff of Ravalli County
BS 6-6-12.

BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
LIQUOR LICENSING
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TRANSFER OF OWNERSHIP AND LOCATION OF MONTANA RETAIL ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION RESTAURANT BEER AND WINE
LICENSE NO. 13-870-6464-401
On April 27, 2012, Loessberg Foods, LLC – Members with 10% or more: Eric Loessberg and Angela Loessberg filed an application to be used at MISSION BISTRO (formerly The Burger Shack, 205 Main Street), 101 Church Street, Stevensville, Ravalli County, Montana.
Protests against an application must be (1) made in writing, (2) mailed to the Department of Revenue, Liquor Licensing, PO Box 1712, Helena, Montana 59624-1712, and (3) received and date stamped by the Department no later than the 25th day of June, 2012. Protests will be accepted from residents of the county from which the application originates, residents of adjoining counties,or residents of adjoining counties in another state if the state of residence of the person has certified to the department that a similarly situated Montana resident would be able to make a formal protest of a liquor license application in that state or county.
Each protestor is required to mail a separate letter that contains in legible print, the protestor’s full name, mailing address, and street address. Each letter must be signed by the protestor. Protest petitions bearing the names and signatures of more than one protestor will not be considered. Protest letters must provide the trade name, or applicant name associated with the license being protested for identification purposes. Protest letters must contain a clear statement of the writer’s intent to protest the application. The grounds for protest of an application for a new license are limited to those set out in section 16-4-405, MCA for denial of a license, and public convenience and necessity as set forth in section 16-4-203, MCA. Protest letters which do not provide the information described in this paragraph will not be considered valid protest letters. Only those grounds for protest raised in valid protest letters will be considered at hearing. An individual’s testimony at hearing will be limited to the grounds for protest raised in that individual’s valid protest letter.
If the department receives a sufficient number of protests to require a hearing pursuant to section 16-4-207(4)(a), MCA, a hearing will be scheduled in Helena, Montana. If the department receives a sufficient number of protests to require a hearing pursuant to section 164-207(4)(b), MCA, to determine public convenience and necessity, a hearing will be held in the county in which the proposed premises is located. All qualified protestors will be notified of the time, date, and location of the hearing. Hearings are typically scheduled within 90 days following the protest deadline.
If a sufficient number of protests to require a hearing are not received and all licensing criteria have been satisfied, the department may issue the license without holding a hearing.
DATED: May 29, 2012
BY: Jessica Burbank
Compliance Specialist
BS 6-6, 6-13-12.

BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
LIQUOR LICENSING
NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR ISSUANCE OF ONE ORIGINAL (NEW) MONTANA RETAIL ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION RESTAURANT BEER AND WINE WITH CATERING ENDORSEMENT LICENSE
On April 24, 2012, The Catered Table, LLC – Sole Member: Richard L. Marcus, filed an application for the issuance of a license to be used at THE CATERED TABLE, 205 Main Street, Stevensville, Ravalli County, Montana.
Protests against an application must be (1) made in writing, (2) mailed to the Department of Revenue, Liquor Licensing, PO Box 1712, Helena, Montana 59624-1712, and (3) received and date stamped by the Department no later than the 2nd day of July, 2012.  Protests will be accepted from residents of the county from which the application originates, residents of adjoining counties, or residents of adjoining counties in another state if the criteria in subsection 16-4-207 (4)(d), MCA, are met.
Each protestor is required to mail a separate letter that contains in legible print, the protestor’s full name, mailing address, and street address.  Each letter must be signed by the protestor.  Protest petitions bearing the names and signatures of more than one protestor will not be considered.  Protest letters must provide the trade name, or applicant name associated with the license being protested for identification purposes.  Protest letters must contain a clear statement of the writer’s intent to protest the application.  The grounds for protest of an application for a new license are limited to those set out in section 16-4-405, MCA for denial of a license, and public convenience and necessity as set forth in section 16-4-203, MCA.  Protest letters which do not provide the information described in this paragraph will not be considered valid protest letters.  Only those grounds for protest raised in valid protest letters will be considered at hearing.  An individual’s testimony at hearing will be limited to the grounds for protest raised in that individual’s valid protest letter.
If the department receives a sufficient number of protests to require a hearing pursuant to section 16-4-207(4)(a), MCA, a hearing will be scheduled in Helena, Montana.  If the department receives a sufficient number of protests to require a hearing pursuant to section 16-4-207(4)(b), MCA, to determine public convenience and necessity, a hearing will be held in the county in which the proposed premises is located.  All qualified protestors will be notified of the time, date, and location of the hearing.  Hearings are typically scheduled within 90 days following the protest deadline.
If a sufficient number of protests to require a hearing are not received and all licensing criteria have been satisfied, the department may issue the license without holding a hearing.
DATED: May 21, 2012
BY: Jason R. Lay
Compliance Specialist
BS 5-30. 6-6, 6-13, 6-20-12.

INVITATION TO BID
STEVENSVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT
STEVENSVILLE, MONTANA
PLAYGROUND PROJECT
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Trustees for the Stevensville School District No. 2 will receive sealed bids for the PLAYGROUND PROJECT, as specified in the Contract Documents. The scope of work includes equipment and all associated work, as required within the Contract Documents. Sealed bids will be accepted at the Superintendent’s office, 300 Park Ave., Stevensville, MT 59870, Attn: Pat Pfau, until the 12th day of June 2012, at 4:00 p.m. current Mountain Time, at which time they will be opened and publicly read aloud. Bidders shall clearly mark the envelope “SEALED BID -PLAYGROUND PROJECT.” The general specifications for the equipment are:
• Kompan Custom Galaxy
• Kompan Supernova
• Kompan Vega
• Kompan Spica I
• Kompan Spica II
• Kompan Spica III
• Included in the bid is installation of the equipment by a certified Kompan installer
• Alternate Bid:
o Two Kompan Supernovas
o Installation of Alternate Bid by a certified Kompan installer
For exact specifications or questions regarding the specific details of the project may be directed to Ms. Pat Pfau at 406-777-5481 ext 136.
Bids must be accompanied by a bidder’s bond equal to ten percent (10%) of the total bid, as defined by state law. No bidder may withdraw his bid for at least thirty (30) days after the scheduled time of bid receipt. Bids must fully comply with all requirements indicated in this invitation and accompanying documents.
Stevensville School District No. 2 reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids, to waive any and/or all informalities or technicalities, and to act in the best interest of the Stevensville School District No. 2.
Board of Trustees
Stevensville School District No.2
300 Park Ave.
Stevensville, MT 59870
BS 5-30, 6-6-12.

TOWN OF STEVENSVILLE
PUBLIC HEARING
The Stevensville Town Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the Council Chambers, 206 Buck Street. The purpose is to take public comment on a budget amendment to the 2011-2012 budget of the Town of Stevensville. The amendment is for $20,500 to cover a shortfall in the Firemen’s Disability Fund. These funds have been received from the state but were not properly allocated in the budget. This budget amendment will allow these funds to be deposited in the Fireman Disability Account, which is a retirement account for the Volunteer Fire Department. Written public comment can be delivered to the Town Clerk’s office until 5:00 p.m. on June 14, 2012.
/s/ Gene Mim Mack, Mayor
Town of Stevensville
BS 5-30, 6-6-12.

LEGAL NOTICE
The Mill Creek Irrigation Disrict Commissioners will hold their annual meeting at 7 p.m. on June 19, 2012 at the Corvallis High School Library. Annual assessment and district finance will be discussed. For more information call Evon Stephani at 961-3496.
BS 6-6, 6-13-12.

PUBLIC COMMENT SOUGHT
Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) seeks public review of its proposal to install a campground host site at Painted Rocks State Park campground in Ravalli County.  A draft environmental assessment (EA) has been prepared, and a copy of the Draft EA may be obtained by mail from Region 2 FWP, 3201 Spurgin Rd., Missoula 59804; phoning 406-542-5500; emailing shrose@mt.gov; or viewing FWP’s Internet website http://fwp.mt.gov/ (“Public Notices”).  Comments and questions should be sent to Loren Flynn via:  mail to Travelers’ Rest State Park, PO Box 995, Lolo, MT  59847-0995; email to LFlynn2@mt.gov; or phone to 406-273-4253.  Comments must be received by FWP no later than 5 P.M. on July 5, 2012.
BS 6-6, 6-13-12.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

FOR TOWN ATTORNEY
TOWN OF STEVENSVILLE, MT
The TOWN OF STEVENSVILLE in Ravalli County is soliciting proposals from interested attorneys to provide contract legal services to the Town. Work will be providing guidance and recommendations to the Town of Stevensville on civil law issues.
As requested by the Mayor or Council, provide guidance on:
1. Contracts and Agreements;
2. Annexation and land use issues;
3. Review Ordinances and Resolutions for compliance with State MCA;
4. Personnel issues;
5. As requested attend regular and special meetings of the Council;
6. Provide guidance to Town departments as requested by the Mayor or Town Council;
7. Provide other legal support as defined in Title 7-4-4604.
Responses to this RFP should include:
1. Individual or firm Qualifications. Should include the individual or firm’s legal name, address and telephone number. Background, a brief history, and qualifications in performing this type of work should also be included;
2. If a firm, assigned firm members qualifications. The experience, qualifications and availability of the staff to be assigned to the project.  Pertinent staff members resumes should be included;
3. Fee Structure. Include proposed billing rates on per/hour basis.
The Mayor may select the individual or firm based on an evaluation of the written proposals or select several finalists to be interviewed. The Award will be made to the individual or firm whose proposal is deemed most advantageous to the Town. The successful applicant is then appointed by the Mayor and subject to approval by the Council. Questions and responses should be directed to:
Gene Mim Mack, Mayor, Town Hall, P.O. Box 30, Stevensville MT  59870, (406) 777-5271.
All proposals must be received by June 20th, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Please include two copies of the proposal.
The Town 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 unsatisfactory. The Town of Stevensville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
BS 6-6, 6-13-12.

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