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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN RE THE ESTATE OF EDWARD FURTWANGLER, Deceased.
Cause No. DP 2012-48
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 Stephen E. Furtwangler, 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.
Dated this 21st day of June, 2012.
/s/ Stephen E. Furtwangler, Personal Representative
BS 6-27, 7-4, 7-11-12.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF JANE W. RIVERA, Deceased.
Probate No. DP 12-52
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 James L. Rivera, 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 28th day of June, 2012.
/s/ James L. Rivera, Personal Representative
BS 7-4, 7-11, 7-18-12.

Jennifer B. Lint
Boatwright Law Office, P.C.
1091 S. First Street
Hamilton, MT  59840
(406) 375-1385
Attorney for Personal Representative
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN RE THE ESTATE OF  PHYLLIS M. HENSON, Deceased.
Case No.: DP-12-49
Department No. 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 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 David M. Henson, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at Boatwright Law Office, 1091 S. First Street, Hamilton, MT  59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.
DATED this 19th day of June, 2012.
/s/ David M. Henson, Personal Representative
BS 7-4, 7-11, 7-18-12.

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY
Bitterroot Valley Bank dba Ravalli County Bank
VS.
Towne and Country Realty, Inc. and Cary M. Gile and Albert Gile, Jr. and Priscilla A. Gile
To be sold at Sheriff’s Sale on the 17th day of July, 2012 at 10 o’clock, A. M., at the Ravalli County Courthouse, 205 Bedford St., North Entrance or inside the North Entrance Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana, the interest of the defendants in and to the following real property:
A tract of land in Sections 22 and 23, Township 4 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Ravalli County, Montana and described as follows:
All of the SE1/4NE1/4 and that part of the N1/2NE1/4 Section 22 described as beginning at the southeast corner of the NW1/4NE1/4 Section 22; thence West 214 feet; thence North 36°41’ West 287.5 feet; thence North 09°00’ West 300 feet; thence South 63°00’ East 25 feet; thence South 73°45’ East 1350 feet; thence North 40°26’ East 186.2 feet to the westerly line of right of way of U.S. Highway 93; thence southerly along the said right of way 410 feet, more or less to the east line of Section 22; thence South on the section line 80 feet, more or less, to the northeast corner of the SE1/4NE1/4 Section 22; thence West on the division line 1350 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning of the portion of the tract.  Also that portion of Government Lot 3 of the said Secton 23 lying south and west of U.S. Highway 93.
EXCEPTING FROM the tract as a whole the Bitter Root Irrigation District right of way.
Deed Reference:  Book 121 Deeds, page 157
TOGETHER WITH right to have and use Highway Approach as recorded in Book 181 Deeds, pages 796 and 797.
This sale is to be to the highest bidder, for cash, to be applied to a Default Judgment in the amount of $227,410.73 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 an Order for Sale under docket number DV-12-152 entered in the Montana Twenty-First Judicial District Court, Ravalli County on the 13th day of June, 2012.
Chris Hoffman, Sheriff of Ravalli County
BS 6-27, 7-4, 7-11-12.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale Number: 12-00217-5 Loan Number: 0120147178 APN:635800 TO BE SOLD for cash at Trustee’s Sale on September 24, 2012 at the hour of 10:00 AM, recognized local time, At the front entrance of the County Courthouse, 205 Bedford, Hamilton, MT. the following described real property in Ravalli County, Montana, to-wit: Lot B, N.V.H. Lands Subdivision, Ravalli County, Montana, according to the official recorded plat thereof. More commonly known as: 914 N SHOSHONE LOOP,HAMILTON,MT KIRK H. SMITH AND MARY E. HUDSON-SMITH, HUSBAND AND WIFE, AND JORDAN A. SMITH, as the original grantor(s), conveyed said real property to ALLIANCE TITLE & ESCROW CORP, as the original trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Wells Fargo Bank, NA, as the original beneficiary, by a Trust Indenture dated as of April 26, 2010, and recorded on May 11, 2010 under Document No. 630835, in the Official Records of the Office of the Record of Ravalli County, Montana (“Deed of Trust”). The current beneficiary is: Wells Fargo Bank, NA (the “Beneficiary”). FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY was named as Successor Trustee (the “Trustee”) by virtue of a Substitution of Trustee dated May 1, 2012 and recorded in the records of Ravalli County, Montana. There has been a default in the performance of said Deed of Trust: Failure to pay when due the following amounts which are now in arrears as of May 15, 2012: Balance due on monthly payments from October 1, 2011 and which payments total: $15,230.64: Late charges: $533.05 Net Other Fees: $35.00 Advances: $65.00 There is presently due on the obligation the principal sum of $196,484.61 plus accrued interest thereon at the rate of 4.50000% per annum from September 1, 2011, plus late charges. Interest and late charges continue to accrue. Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds include the trustee’s or attorney’s fees and costs and expenses of sale. The beneficiary has elected to sell the property to satisfy the obligation and has directed the trustee to commence such sale proceedings. The beneficiary declares that the grantor is in default as described above and has directed the Trustee to commence proceedings to sell the property described above at public sale in accordance with the terms and provisions of this notice. 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 in cash. The conveyance will be made by Trustee’s Deed. 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 aforesaid property, at any time prior to the trustee’s sale, may 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 trustee’s fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and thereby cure the default theretofore existing. SALE INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED ON LINE AT www.lpsasap.com AUTOMATED SALES INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 714.730.2727 DATED: May 15, 2012 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, Trustee, By: Megan Curtis, Authorized Signature A-4248087 06/27/2012, 07/04/2012, 07/11/2012.

Town of Stevensville
Board of Adjustment
PUBLIC HEARING
7-12-2012
6:30 pm
Town Hall Council Chambers
The Stevensville Town Council Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing to consider the application of the Ravalli County Habitat for Humanity. They intend to create 2 lots from 3 lots at Stevensville Original Townsite, Block 4, Lots 1, 2, 3. These lots are at the end of Mission Street, next to the Senior Center. If created these lots will not meet the minimum lot size for residential development by 112 square feet each. They are asking for a variance to the Town Development Code for two residential dwellings on these lots. Written comments can be received at Town Hall until July 12, 2012 at 5:00 pm.
Gene Mim Mack, Mayor
Town of Stevensville
BS 6-27, 7-4-12.

INVITATION TO BID
Separate sealed bids for the construction of Siphon 1 – Phase 2 Improvements Project will be received by the BITTER ROOT IRRIGATION DISTRICT, MONTANA at the office of the ENGINEER, Morrison – Maierle, Inc., 3011 Palmer Street, Missoula, Montana 59808, until 4:00 P.M. time on July 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”
“INSTALLATION OF SIPHON 1 – PHASE 2 PIPING”
“BITTER ROOT IRRIGATION DISTRICT”
The project generally consists of, but is not necessarily limited to, the installation of approximately 750 LF of 66” steel pipe. The steel pipe will be procured by the owner, the Bitter Root Irrigation District, and furnished to the Contractor for installation.
The Contract Documents consisting of full size Drawings and Project Manual may be examined or obtained at the office of Morrison-Maierle, Inc., 3011 Palmer Street, Missoula, MT, telephone 406-542-8880.  Required deposit is $100 per set, which is not refundable, by regular mail or United Parcel Service (UPS).  Payment of an additional   $25 is required for express mail. Full size drawings may be purchased for an additional $100, non-refundable.
In addition, the Drawings and Construction Project Manual may also 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, Montana; or at plan exchanges in Missoula and Montana Contractors-Helena.
There will be a Pre-Bid Conference at the office of the Bitter Root Irrigation District, 1182 Lazy J. Lane, Corvallis, Montana 59828, at 1:00 P.M. on July 11, 2012.  Interested CONTRACTORS are encouraged to attend. A tour of the project site will be conducted after the meeting.
CONTRACTOR(s) and any of the CONTRACTOR’s subcontractors bidding on this project will be required to obtain registration with the Montana Department of Labor and Industry (DLI).  Forms for registration are available from the Department of Labor and Industry, P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect, Helena, Montana  59604-8011.  Information on registration can be obtained by calling 1-406-444-7734.  Forms for registration can also be obtained online at MT.Contractor.Com. CONTRACTOR’s are required to have registered with the DLI prior to bidding on this project.
All laborers and mechanics employed by CONTRACTOR(s) or subcontractors in performance of the construction work shall be paid wages at rates as may be required by the laws of the United States in accordance with the schedule of Davis-Bacon prevailing wage rates established by the United States Department of Labor included in the Project Manual.
The CONTRACTOR must ensure that employees and applicants for employment are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex or national origin.
Each bid or proposal must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, or Bid Bond payable to Bitter Root Irrigation District, in an amount not less than ten percent (10%)  of  the  total amount of the bid.  Successful BIDDERS shall furnish an approved Construction Performance Bond and a Construction (Labor and Materials) Payment Bond, each in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.  Insurance as required shall be provided by the successful BIDDER(s) and a certificate(s) of that insurance shall be provided.
This project is funded in part or in whole with grant/loan funding from the DNRC- RRGL Program and USACE WRDA Section 595 program.
No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled time for the public opening of the Bids specified above within a period of 60 days.
The right is reserved to reject any or all Proposals received, to waive informalities, to postpone the award of the contract for a period of not to exceed 60, and to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid which is in the best interest of the Bitter Root Irrigation District.
The CONTRACTOR(s) is required to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Published at Morrison – Maierle, Inc., 3011 Palmer Street, Missoula, Montana 59808 this 28th day of June, 2012.
John Crowley, Manager
Bitter Root Irrigation District
Address: 1182 Lazy J. Lane
Corvallis, Montana 59828
BS 6-27, 7-4, 7-11-12.

Advertisement for Bids
Town of Stevensville
206 Buck Street, P.O. Box 30, Stevensville, MT 59870
Separate sealed Bids for the construction of:
Town of Stevensville Water System Improvements Phase III – Public Water Supply Wells.
will be received by:
Town of Stevensville
at the office of:
Stevensville Town Hall (206 Buck Street, Stevensville, Until 2:00 p.m., (Local Time) July  24, 2012, and then publicly opened and read aloud at Stevensville’s Town Hall (206 Buck Street, Stevensville, MT).  No pre-bid conference will be held.  Please submit all questions in writing to Professional Consultants, Inc. (406) 728-1880.
The Town of Stevensville – Water System Improvement Phase III – Public Water Supply Well Project consists of:
• Drilling and removing three (3) – six (6) inch test holes, to a depth of approximately 435 feet below ground surface, in the location of the proposed production wells to identify water bearing zones and obtain material samples for screen sizing.
• Drilling three (3) – twelve (12) inch boreholes to a depth of approximately 435 feet below ground surface.
• Installing twelve (12) inch low carbon steel casing with stainless steel screens at intervals provided in the specifications, or determined by the engineer in each borehole.
• Setting well seal/grout to a minimum depth of twenty-five (25) feet, between the bore hole and permanent casing.
• Well development
• 24-hour yield test for three (3) wells – (approx. 855 gpm)
• 72-hour constant discharge aquifer test (approx. 570 gpm) if required.
• Installing and setting submersible production pump, drop pipe, and pitless adapter
The Bidding & Contract Documents may be examined or obtained at the following location(s):
Missoula Plans Exchange – Missoula (201 N. Russell St., Missoula, MT 59801)
Professional Consultants, Inc. – Missoula (3115 Russell Street, Missoula, MT 59806)
Stevensville Town Hall – (206 Buck Street, Stevensville, MT 59870)
upon payment of $30 for each package.
Dated this 2nd day of July, 2012.
Gene Mim Mack, Mayor
Town of Stevensville
BS 7-4, 7-11, 7-18-12.

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