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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Name Change of Autumn Laura Meacham, Autumn Laura Meacham, Petitioner
Cause No. DV-13-89
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 Autumn Laura Meacham to Autumn Laura Herbert. The hearing will be on April 24, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Ravalli County.
Dated March 1, 2013
/s/ Paige Trautwein, Clerk of District Court
By: Linda S. Cheyney, Deputy Clerk of Court.
BS 3-27, 4-3, 4-10, 4-17-13.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Name Change of Donny Ray Cox, Petitioner
Cause No. DV-13-99
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 Donny Ray Cox to Donny Ray Ritchie. The hearing will be on May 15, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Ravalli County.
Dated March 6, 2013.
/s/ Paige Trautwein, Clerk of District Court
By: Mary Sawyer, Deputy Clerk of Court
Amended Order Setting Hearing
Dated April 1, 2013
/s/ Jeffrey Langton, District Court Judge
BS 4-10, 4-17, 4-24, 5-1-13.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of June Iliff Dwigans, Decedent.
Probate Case No. DP-13-24
Dept. 1
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 decedent 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 Kurtis I. Dwigans and Rhonda D. Dembisky, the Co-Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o Royce A. McCarty, Jr., P.O. Box 210, Hamilton MT 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.
DATED this 8th day of March, 2013.
/s/ Rhonda D. Dembisky, Co-Personal Representative
/s/ Kurtis I. Dwigans, Co-Personal Representative
BS 3-27, 4-3, 4-10-13.

Douglas D. Harris
DOUGLAS HARRIS LAW OFFICES
Attorney at Law
322 West Spruce Street
P.O. Box 7937
Missoula, Montana 59807-7937
Telephone: (406) 549-5176
Fax: (406) 549-5177
ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of DOROTHY D. ANDERSON, Deceased.
Probate Case No. DP-13-25
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 decedent 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 BILLIE JEAN GOFORTH, Personal Representative, return receipt requested, care of Douglas Harris, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 7937, Missoula, Montana 59807-5937 or filed with the Clerk of the above-named Court.
DATED this 22nd day of March, 2013.
/s/ Billie Jean Goforth,Personal Representative
BS 3-27, 4-3, 4-10-13.

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 HATTIE E. RALLS, Deceased
Case No.: DP-13-
Department No.
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 Thomas C. Ralls, 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 25th day of March, 2013.
/s/ Thomas C. Ralls, Personal Representative
BS 4-3, 4-10, 4-17-13.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of Darrell M. Binkerd, Decedent.
Probate Case No. DP-13-28
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 decedent 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 Molly A. Binkerd, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o Royce A. McCarty, Jr., P.O. Box 210, Hamilton MT 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.
DATED this 26th day of March, 2013.
/s/ Molly A. Binkerd, Personal Representative
BS 4-3, 4-10, 4-17-13.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
In the Matter of the Estate of DAVID J. BUSH, Deceased.
Probate Case No. DP-13-30
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 decedent 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 Jeanine G. Bush, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, at the Law Offices of Lawrence D. Johnson, Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 500, Hamilton MT 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court.
I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Montana that the foregoing is true and correct.
DATED this 5th day of April, 2013.
/s/ Jeanine G. Bush, Personal Representative
BS 4-10, 4-17, 4-24-13.

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE Trustee Sale Number: 12-00291-5 Loan Number: 1100234053 APN: 773900  TO BE SOLD for cash at Trusteed Sale on June 27, 2013 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: A TRACT OF LAND LOCATED IN LOT 1 OF BLOCK 3 OF DALY ACRES, RAVALLI COUNTY, MONTANA, ACCORDING TO THE OFFICIAL PLAT AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS TO WIT; BEGINNING 20 FEET WEST AND SOUTH 314.5 FEET FROM THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 1, BLOCK 3, DALY ACRES; THENCE WEST 259 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 75 FEET; THENCE EAST 259 FEET; THENCE NORTH 75 FEET TO THE PLACE OF BEGINNING, EXCEPT THE WEST 32 FEET THEREOF DESCRIBED IN BOOK 116 OF DEEDS, PAGE 562. DEED REFERENCE: BOOK 130 OF DEEDS, PAGE 280. More commonly known as: 109 DALY AVE, HAMILTON, MT  RANDALL A. SCHWEHR, as the original grantor(s), conveyed said real property to FIRST AMERICAN TITLE INSURANCE CO., as the original trustee, to secure an obligation owed to MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INC. AS NOMINEE FOR BNC MORTGAGE, INC., A DELAWARE CORPORATION, as the original beneficiary, by a Trust Indenture dated as of September 20, 2006, and recorded on September 26, 2006 under Document No. 577956, in the Official Records of the Office of the Record of Ravalli County, Montana (“Deed of Trust”). The current beneficiary is: US Bank National Association, as Trustee for Structured Asset Securities Corporation Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-BC4 (the “Beneficiary”). FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY was named as Successor Trustee (the “Trustee”) by virtue of a Substitution of Trustee dated March 5, 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 February 12, 2013: Balance due on monthly payments from November 1, 2011 and which payments total: $10,042.85: Late charges: $218.50 Net Other Fees: $40.00 Advances: $2,242.11 There is presently due on the obligation the principal sum of $200,201.59 plus accrued interest thereon at the rate of 2.00000% per annum from October 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: February 15, 2013 FIDELITY NATIONAL TITLE INSURANCE COMPANY, Trustee, By: Megan Curtis, Authorized Signature A-4365089 03/27/2013, 04/03/2013, 04/10/2013
BS 3-27, 4-3, 4-10-13.

NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE OF REAL PROPERTY
Bitterroot Valley Bank dba Ravalli County Bank
vs.
Como Investment and Design, LLC; John P. Norton and Lillian J. Norton, Trustees of the Norton Family Living Trust; Red Pine Chalet, LLC; John B. Hewlett, Individually; Henry and Robin Jacobson Irrevocable Trust, Henry Jacobson, Trustee and Robin Jacobson, Trustees; Henry Jacobson and Robin Jacobson, Individually
To be sold at Sheriff’s Sale on the 12th day of April, 2012 at 10:00 o’clock, A.M., at the North Entrance of the Ravalli County Courthouse, 205 Bedford St., Hamilton, MT, the following real property:
All that portion of Government Lot 7, Section 23, Township 4 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Ravalli County, Montana, lying north and east of the railroad right of way as described in Book 29 Deeds, page 124,
AND
That portion of Lot 4, Section 23, Township 4 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Ravalli County, Montana, lying north and east of the right of way of Burlington Northern, Inc., as described in Book 29 Deeds, page 124 LESS Tract A, Certificate of Survey N. 3434, as recorded in Book 167 Deeds, page 896.
Deed of Reference: Book 188 Deeds, page 539
This sale is to be to the highest bidder, for cash, to be applied to a Default Judgment in the amount of $1,712, 959.39 together with accruing interest and costs of sale.
This sale is being held in accordance with MCA 25-13-704 (1) pursuant to an Order for Sale, Default Judgment and Decree of Foreclosure under docket number DV 12-500 entered in the Montana Twenty-First Judicial District Court, Ravalli County on the 2nd day of February, 2013.
Chris Hoffman, Sheriff of Ravalli County
BS 3-27, 4-3, 4-10-13.

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Burnt Fork Water Commission will hold its irrigation season’s meetings at 8:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Burnt Fork Road. The first meeting is scheduled for April 23, 2013. The end of the season meeting is scheduled for September 24, 2013.
BS 3-27, 4-10-13.

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 – Distribution System Improvements, Well House & Pressure Control.
will be received by:
Town of Stevensville
at the office of:
Stevensville Town Hall (206 Buck Street, Stevensville, MT) until 3:00 p.m., (Local Time) May 2, 2013, and then publicly opened and read aloud at Stevensville’s Town Hall (206 Buck Street, Stevensville, MT).
The Town of Stevensville – Water System Improvement Phase III – Distribution System Improvements, Well House & Pressure Control consists of the following:
Water main replacement and extension of the Town’s existing water system including the following items:
Installation of approximately 283 LF of 16” water main.
Installation of approximately 3,336 LF of 12” water main.
Installation of approximately 1,309 LF of 8” water main.
Installation of approximately 728 LF of 6” well service line.
Upgrading approximately 733 LF of 4” & 6” water mains to 8-inch water mains.
Upgrading approximately 5,507 LF of 4”, 6”, and 8” water mains to 12” water main.
Construct a 1,167 SF Well House with 288 SF generator enclosure.
Install 3 pressure reducing valves in vaults.
Install 300 gpm booster station.
This project also includes installation of telemetry, controls, electrical, backup generator, water fittings, valves, water services, internal plumbing and other appurtenances, fire hydrants, removal and replacement of roadway asphalt, concrete, mailboxes, signs, and other existing structures, and restoration of site/property.
A pre-bid meeting will be held at 2:00 pm on April 11, 2013 at Stevensville Town Hall (206 Buck Street, Stevensville, MT)  Contractors must be registered with the State of Montana at the time of the bid opening to be considered for this project.
The Plans and 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 $60 for each package including a large scale plan set.
Dated this 22nd of March, 2013.
Stacy Bartlett, Town Clerk
BS 3-27, 4-3, 4-10-13.

NOTICE
PUBLIC HEARING
Thursday, April 11, 2013
7:00 p.m.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Town Council of the Town of Stevensville will hold a public hearing on April 11th, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Town Council Chambers at 206 Buck Street, Stevensville, Montana, 59870 for the purpose of obtaining public comments regarding proposed adoption of the following ordinances into the Municipal Code of the Town of Stevensville:
Ordinance No. 137 – An Ordinance Creating Chapter 11.04 and Chapter 11.06 and Repealing Chapter 11.10 of the Municipal Code of the Town  of Stevensville – Park Regulations
All interested persons will be given the opportunity to ask questions and to express their opinions regarding these proposed ordinances.
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 11th, 2013.  Questions, comments or more information may be obtained by contacting Town Hall at 406-777-5271.
Attest: Stacy Bartlett, Town Clerk
BS 4-3, 4-10-13.

INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids will be received by the Ravalli County Clerk and Recorder Office at 215 S. 4th Street, Suite C, Hamilton, Montana, 59840, until 10:30 a.m. local time on April 23, 2013, for the construction of the East Fork Bitterroot Road Safety Project.  Bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “EAST FORK BITTERROOT ROAD SAFETY PROJECT” and “SEALED BID” along with bidder’s name and mailing address.  No facsimile bids will be accepted.
Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 11:00 a.m. local time on April 23, 2013, within the Commissioners’ Conference Room.  The work includes the removal, replacement and installation of new bridge rail and installation of approach rail at two locations along the East Fork Bitterroot Road.  The project site is located in Ravalli County, along the East Fork Bitterroot Road.  The bridge locations are approximately 14 miles and 15.5 miles up the East Fork Bitterroot Road from the intersection of East Fork Bitterroot Road and US Highway 93, which is approximately 0.2 miles north from the town of Sula, MT.  All work must be substantially complete within 30 calendar days after the Notice to Proceed is issued.  The project is administered by Ravalli County, financed by the FHWA Western Federal Lands Highway Division, and is subject to all applicable regulations as indicated within the specifications.
The contract documents may be examined or obtained at the Ravalli County Road & Bridge Department, 244 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, Montana 59840, (406) 363-2733 or the office of WGM Group, Inc., 1111 E. Broadway, Missoula, MT, 59802, (406) 728-4611.  Questions regarding contract specifications and bidding may be directed to WGM Group, Cody Thorson, (406) 728-4611.
Bids shall include a bid security made payable to Ravalli County in an amount of 10% of the total bid.  The current edition of the Federal Davis Bacon Wage Rates, a copy of which may be found in the specifications, will apply on this project. The bidder shall guarantee the bid price for not less than 60 calendar days from the date of bid opening.
Prospective bidders are encouraged to attend a pre-bid conference, which will be conducted in the Commissioners’ conference room at 10:00 a.m. on April 11, 2013.
Ravalli County reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any informality in a bid, or to accept the lowest responsive and responsible bid and bidder, and to make awards in the interest of Ravalli County.  It is expressly stated that final award of the Contract is contingent upon securing appropriate financing.
BS 4-3, 4-10, 4-17-13.

Call for Bids
Herbicide
2013
The BOARD OF RAVALLI COUNTY COMMISSIONERS is calling for sealed bids on the following herbicides.  Sealed bids must be turned into the Clerk and Recorders Office at 215 S. 4th Street, Suite C, (Second Floor), Hamilton, MT., by Wednesday April 17, 2013 at 4:00 p.m.  The bids will then be opened by the Commissioners in the Commissioner’s Conference Room at 215 S. 4th Street (Third Floor) on Thursday, April 18, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. The bid will be awarded by the Commissioners in the Conference Room (Third Floor) on  Tuesday, April 23, at  9:00  a.m.
Each bid package must be marked “Herbicide Bid.  Each sealed bid must contain a current product label and MSDS sheet for each item on the list.   Items on the list need to be priced individually (Price/gallon, ounce, or pound.)  All prices must be the delivered price to Ravalli County Weed District Shop at 329 Stevi Airport Road, Stevensville, MT.  Ravalli County may accept any, part or all of the bids as submitted.  Ravalli County reserves the right to order more herbicides from this list at the same prices throughout the 2013 spray season and any other products ordered will be as priced.  For further information call 777-5842.  Equivalent products may be substituted and bid.
Product, Description, Price & Package size:
AquaNeat – Aquatic Glyphosate /gal
Milestone – aminopyralid /gal
Escort (MSM) – metsulfuron methyl /oz
Cimarron Plus – Chlorsulfuron +MSM /oz
Krovar (bareground) – Bromacil + Diuron /pound /oz
Telar – chlorsulfuron /oz
Chaparral – aminopyralid+MSM /oz
Opensight – aminopyralid+MSM /oz
Perspective – Aminocyclopyrachlor /oz
3-way,TO&ROW – 24D, Dicamba, Flouroxypyr /gal
- above must work on Kochia
Adjuvants:
Blue dye packets WSP – 40/cs
Blue dye 1quart measure 12x1qt
Aquatic spreader /gal
Aquatic MSO /gal
Aquatic penetrant (non MSO) /gal
Glenda Wiles
Administrative Assistant – Ravalli County Commissioners
BS 4-3, 4-10-13.

Notice of Public Hearing
Fee Change – Reduction
The Board of Ravalli County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on April 17, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioners (3rd Floor) Conference Room, located at 215 S. 4th Street, Hamilton, MT.  The purpose of this public hearing is to take comment and approve a Resolution for a change (reduction) in fees for the online services in the Treasurer’s Office.
For further information on the proposal to reduce fees contact the Commissioners Office through the following venues:
Phone: 406-375-6500
Fax: 406-375-6507
email: commissioners@rc.mt.gov
Address: 215 S 4th Street, Suite A, Hamilton
Glenda Wiles
Commissioners Administrative Assistant
BS 4-3, 4-10-13.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
SAND AND GRAVEL SUPPLY
The Ravalli County Board of Commissioners are calling for Request for Proposals for Sand and Gravel Supply for County roadway operations activities .  The selected vendor will supply 30,000 tons of material to be purchased by the County by December 31, 2015.
For a full Request for Proposal which includes:
Project Description/Specifications/Delivery/Proposal Submission Requirements and Contract Provisions, please contact the Ravalli County Road Department at 406-373-2733.
Proposals from vendors must be received by the Ravalli County Clerk & Recorders Office by 4:00 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2013 and will be opened by the Ravalli County Commissioners on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
For questions on the Request for Proposal process please contact the Commissioners Office at 406-375-6500.
Glenda Wiles
Commissioners Administrative Assistant
BS 4-10, 4-17-13.

PUBLIC NOTICE
Notice of Intent to Transfer Location of Air Quality Permit (Pursuant to Section 75-2-211, MCA, and ARM Title 17, Chapter 8, Subchapter 7, PERMIT, CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION OF AIR CONTAMINANT SOURCES).
Ravalli County Road & Bridge Department will file on or about March 26, 2013 a notification of intent to transfer location of an air quality permit with the Permitting and Compliance Division/Air Resources Management Bureau of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality. Applicant seeks approval of its transfer of location of 2004 JCI Crusher & Related Equipment, Air Quality Permit #3011-03 to T7N, R20W, S 18, Ravalli County, 1706 Meridian Road, Victor, MT 59875.
The division must approve or disapprove the permit transfer within 30 days of receipt of a complete notice of intent. Any member of the public with questions or who wishes to review a copy of the permit and the division’s analysis of it. or to submit comments on the change of location must contact the division at 1520 East Sixth Street, P.O. Box 200901, Helena, Montana 59620-0901 – phone (406) 444-3490.
Any comments on the location transfer must be submitted to the division within 15 days after the date of this publication.
BS 4-10-13.

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