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PUBLIC HEARING
PRELIMINARY BUDGET HEARING FOR RAVALLI COUNTY
The Board of Ravalli County Commissioners will hold a public hearing beginning July 1, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. on the Preliminary County Operating Budget. The Commissioners have completed the Preliminary Annual Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 and the budget is on file and open for inspection in the Ravalli County Commissioners Office located at 215 S. 4th Street, Suite A (third floor), Hamilton, MT.  59840.   Budgets can be taken out of the order listed below, and may be continued into the next date and or/time session if necessary.
Road & Bridge/SRS
Public Safety
911 Dispatch
Commissioners
Justice Court #1
Justice Court #2
Treasurer
Clerk & Recorder
Superintendent of Schools
Finance
County Attorney
Variable Costs – General Fund
Office of Emergency Management
Public Health Nurse
Environmental Health
Information Technology
Human Resources
Central Supply
Contributions to Communities
Operating Transfers – General
Facilities
Weed
Fair
Airport
Clerk of Court
Juvenile Detention
Comprehensive Insurance
Hwy 93 Amenities
Library
Cemetery
Planning
GIS
Mental Health
Economic Development
Extension
Old Courthouse Maintenance
Any taxpayer or resident may appear at the hearing and be heard for or against any part of the proposed preliminary budget.  The Final Budget will be approved and adopted by Resolution on August 22, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.  If you have any questions, please contact the Commissioners Office at 375-6500, email at   commissioners@rc.mt.gov or at the above address.
Glenda Wiles
Commissioners Administrative Assistant
BS 6-12, 6-19, 6-26-13.

NOTICE OF SALE OF DELINQUENT TAX LIEN FOR THE YEAR 2012
(Pursuant to 15-17-122, MCA)
Office of the County Treasurer, Ravalli County, Hamilton, Montana
Notice is hereby given that all delinquent 2012 taxes are a lien on the property upon which the taxes are assessed. The lien will be sold to the county at public auction on the 15th day of July 2013 at 10 A.M. on the front steps of the Ravalli County Admininstration Building in the City of Hamilton, Montana unless prior to the said time said delinquent taxes together with all interest and penalties and costs due there on are paid.
A record of those delinquent taxes will be on file in the Tax Office of the County Treasurer and is subject to public inspection and examination.
Given under my hand and seal the 19th day of June 2013.
Marie Keeton
Treasurer, Ravalli County
BS 6-19, 6-26, 7-3-13.
06/26/2013, 07/03/2013

Request for Proposals
Paving Project
The Board of Ravalli County Commissioners is soliciting Request for Proposals for paving services on approximately 1.75 miles of Store Lane, a county road,  located North and East of Stevensville, Montana.
Proposals will be received by the Ravalli County Clerk & Recorder, 215 S. 4th Street, Suite C, (Second Floor) Hamilton, Montana  59840 until Wednesday, July 24, 2013 by 4:30 p.m.  Proposals will then be opened by the Ravalli County Commissioners on July 25, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in the Commissioners Conference Room (Third Floor) at 215 S. 4th Street, Hamilton, Montana.
For a copy of the Full Request for Proposal and Specifications for Store Lane Paving Project contact the Ravalli County Road & Bridge Department at 244 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, MT. during regular business hours or by calling 406-363-2733.
For questions concerning the Request for Proposal Process, contact Glenda Wiles at the Ravalli County Commissioners Office – 406-375-6500.
Glenda Wiles
Commissioners Administrative Assistant
BS 6-19, 6-26-13.

William J. Nelson, Esq.
Nelson Law Office PLLC
217 North 3rd Street Suite J
Hamilton, MT 59840
Telephone: (406) 363-3181
Fax: (406) 552-0153
Attorney for Petitioner
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF:
BITTER-ROOT IRRIGATION DISTRICT
Robert R. Brewer, Petitioner
Cause No. DV-98-3457
Dept. No.2
NOTICE OF HEARING
Pursuant to Mont. Code Anno. § 85-7-1809, the public is advised of a hearing that will be conducted on the Petition for Inclusion within the Bitter Root Irrigation District Three Mile Irrigation Measure Gravity Systems District filed by the Petitioner Robert R. Brewer, for inclusion of their following described lands within the Three Mile Irrigation Measure Gravity Systems District of the Bitter Root Irrigation District.
The Hearing is set for the 18th day of July, 2013 at 1 :30 p.m., Courtroom #2, Ravalli County Courthouse.
Lands to be included:
A tract of land in and being a portion of the NE1/4NW1/4, NW1/4NE1I4 Section 34, Township 10 North, Range 19 West, P.M.M., Ravalli County, Montana, and being more particularly described as Parcel A, Certificate of Survey No. 4266.
WITNESS my hand this 6th day of June, 2013.
Paige Trautwein, Clerk of District Court
By Mary Sawyer
BS 6-19, 6-26-13.

PUBLIC NOTICE
The North Valley Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a public budget hearing on Thursday, June 27 at 3:30 pm in the library’s Community Room. The hearing will be to discuss the library’s FY14 budget. NVPL is located at 208 Main Street, Stevensville.
BS 6-19, 6-26-13.

William J. Nelson, Esq.
Nelson Law Office PLLC
217 North 3rd Street Suite J
Hamilton, MT 59840
Telephone: (406) 363-3181
Fax: (406) 552-0153
Attorney for Personal Representative
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN RE THE ESTATE OF VERLA R. WISE, Deceased.
Case No.: DP-13-36
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 Geoffrey E. Wise, the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, c/o Nelson Law Office, 217 North Third Street, Suite J, Hamilton, MT 59840, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court.
DATED this 12th day of June, 2013.
/s/ William J. Nelson, Attorney for P.R. Geoffrey E. Wise
BS 6-19, 6-26, 7-3-13.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF BETTY H. LONG, Deceased.    
Case No.: DP-13-38
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 Scott G. Long, 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-entitled Court.
DATED this 13th day of June, 2013.
/s/ Scott G. Long, Personal Representative
BS 6-19, 6-26, 7-3-13.

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 THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF LEONA RAE PHILLIPS, Deceased.    
Case No.: DP-13-39
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 Debra Lynn Lawton,  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 13th day of June, 2013.
/s/ Debra Lynn Lawton, Personal Representative
BS 6-26, 7-3, 7-10-13.

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF ADDISON WILLEY, Deceased.    
Case No.: DP-13-38
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 Robin Stall, 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-entitled Court.
DATED this 19th day of June, 2013.
/s/ Robin Stall, Personal Representative
BS 6-26, 7-3, 7-10-13.

Notice of Public Meeting
Notice is hereby given that a public meeting will be held on July 11, 2013 at 6:00 PM at the Town of Stevensville Council Chambers to discuss pending and potential applications to USDA Rural Development for Loan and Grant funding for Phase 2 improvements at the Town’s existing wastewater treatment facility.
The project includes a new headworks facility for screenings and grit removal, critical improvements for operation and maintenance of the wastewater plant, and secondary process improvements to meet new Montana Department of Environmental Quality wastewater discharge permit requirements.
The Council requests the Residents of the Town of Stevensville to provide comment on above proposed undertakings of the Town. Comments may also be submitted in writing to the Town Clerk, Town of Stevensville, 206 Buck Street, Stevensville, MT 59870 until 5:00 PM, July 11, 2013. A copy of the application for the above items will be available for review during the meeting.
Arrangements to reasonably accommodate the special needs, including handicap accessibility or interpreter, will be made upon receiving 24 hour advance notice, Contact Mayor Gene Mim Mack at (406) 777-5271.
Attest:
Stacy Bartlett
Town Clerk
BS 6-26, 7-3-13.

NOTICE
PUBLIC HEARING
Thursday, July 11th, 2013 6:30 p.m.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Stevensville Town Council Board
of Adjustment will hold a public hearing on Thursday, July 11th, 2013 at
6:30 p.m. in Town Council Chambers at 206 Buck Street, Stevensville,
Montana 59870 for the purpose of considering a Petition for Variance
on 200 Spring Street.
The legal owner of 200 Spring Street intends to replace a one car
garage with a 2 car garage with an entrance off East Second Street and
is requesting a variance for the rear property line and north property
line along East Second Street.
Comments may be given orally at the hearing or submitted in writing
attention Town Clerk, P.O. Box 3D, Stevensville, MT 59870 prior to 5:00
p.m., July 11th, 2013. Questions, comments or more information may
be obtained by contacting Town Hall at (406) 777-5271.
Attest: Stacy Bartlett, Town Clerk
BS 6-26, 7-3-13.

Legal Notice–Revised
The Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) has completed a draft environmental assessment (EA) for issuing a commercial fur farm license to Gerald and Deborah Roe (to be located at 472 Wild Iris Road, Stevensville, Ravalli County, Montana).  The license is for the purpose of raising and selling bobcats, bobcat kittens, lynx, and lynx kittens.  A copy of the EA may be obtained by mail from Region 2 FWP, 3201 Spurgin Rd., Missoula 59804; by phoning 406-542-5500; by emailing shrose@mt.gov; or by viewing FWP’s internet website http://fwp.mt.gov (“Recent Public Notices” beginning May 10).  Comments should be addressed to Douglas Johnson at the above address or emailed to dejohnson@mt.gov.  The comment period for this proposal and EA has been extended:  All comments must be received by FWP no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 18, 2013.
BS 6-26-13.

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