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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 ROBERT WILLIAM SCHMIDT, Deceased.
Case No.: DP-15-31
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 Robert W. Schmidt, Jr., 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 13th day of March, 2015.
/s/ Robert W. Schmidt, Jr., Personal Representative
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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
RAVALLI COUNTY AIRPORT IMPROVEMENTS
HAMILTON, RAVALLI COUNTY, MONTANA
AIP 3-30-0037-012-2014
Separate sealed bids will be received by Ravalli County, Montana until 2:00 p.m., local time, April 22, 2015. All bids will be received, publicly opened, and read aloud at the Ravalli County Commissioners Office, 215 South Fourth, 3rd Floor, Ravalli County Commissioners Conference Room, Hamilton, Montana 59840, for the Ravalli County Airport Improvements Project to include the following:
• Crack Seal, Seal Coat, and Remark Pavements
• Soil Sterilant Application
This work is to include all tools, equipment, materials, and labor to complete this project.
Ravalli County, Montana, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
Notice to Prospective Federally Assisted Construction Contractors: 1.) A Certification of Non-segregated Facilities shall be submitted prior to the award of a federally-assisted construction contract exceeding $10,000 which is not exempt from the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Clause. 2.) Contractors receiving federally-assisted construction contract awards exceeding $10,000 which are not exempt from the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Clause will be required to provide for the forwarding of the following notice to prospective subcontractors for supplies and construction contracts where the subcontracts exceed $10,000 and are not exempt from the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Clause. 3.) The penalty for making false statements in offers is prescribed in 18 U.S.C. § 1001.
Notice to Prospective Subcontractors of Requirements for Certification of Non-Segregated Facilities: 1.) A Certification of Non-segregated Facilities shall be submitted prior to the award of a subcontract exceeding $10,000, which is not exempt from the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Clause. 2.) Contractors receiving subcontract awards exceeding $10,000 which are not exempt from the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Clause will be required to provide for the forwarding of this notice to prospective subcontractors for supplies and construction contracts where the subcontracts exceed $10,000 and are not exempt from the provisions of the Equal Opportunity Clause. 3.) The penalty for making false statements in offers is prescribed in 18 U.S.C. § 1001.
This project is subject to the Federal provisions for Buy American Preference, Foreign Trade Restriction, Davis Bacon, Affirmative Action, Government-wide Debarment and Suspension, and Government-wide Requirements for Drug-free Workplace, which are incorporated by reference. Failure to comply with the terms of these contract provisions may be sufficient grounds to: 1.) Withhold progress payments or final payment, 2.) Terminate the contract, 3.) Seek suspension/debarment, or 4.) Any other action determined to be appropriate by the sponsor or the FAA.
Bids will be received on a price basis as described in the Contract Documents. Bid security in the amount of not less than ten percent (10%) of the amount of the bid which shall be: (1) lawful money of the United States; or (2) a Cashier’s Check, Certified Check, Bank Money Order or Bank Draft, in any case drawn and issued by a federally chartered or state chartered bank insured by the federal deposit insurance corporation; or (3) a bid bond, guaranty bond, or surety bond executed by a surety corporation authorized to do business in the State of Montana. The bid security shall be made payable to the Owner and failure to enter into a formal contract will result in the Owner retaining the bid security. The successful bidder will be required to enter into a formal contract within ten (10) calendar days from the date the Notice of Award is received, to complete an insurance certification, to furnish a Performance Bond, and a Labor and Materials Payment Bond. The bonds will each be equal to 100 percent of the contract amount. The successful Bidder is required to comply with Montana’s Contractor Registration Law in accordance with Title 39, Chapter 9, MCA.
Contract Documents may be inspected at many plan exchanges, and at the office of the consulting engineer, Robert Peccia & Associates, (825 Custer Ave. / P.O. Box 5653, Helena, MT 59604). They may be reviewed, downloaded, and printed at no cost under the “PROJECTS & NEWS” tab, by clicking on the “Current Projects Bidding” button at www.rpa-hln.com.
All bids must be submitted in a Bidding Documents booklet, provided by the Engineer upon receipt of $25.00 (non-refundable). Alternate forms or copies of the Bidding Documents booklet will not be acceptable. The Planholders List will include only the purchasers of Bidding Documents booklets.
Hard copies of the Contract Documents (including a Bidding Documents booklet) printed by the Engineer are available upon receipt of $200.00 (non-refundable) for each complete set.
No pre-bid conference will be held for this project, however, potential bidders are encouraged to visit the site and contact the Engineer (rick@rpa-hln.com or 406-447-5000) with any questions.
Faxed bids will not be accepted or considered. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive informalities, and to reject nonconforming, irregular, non-responsive or conditional bids. Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed 60 days from the date of the opening for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of the bidder prior to award of the contract.
March 25, 2015
RAVALLI COUNTY
By /s/ Jeff Burrows, Chairman
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RICHARD A. WEBER, P.C.
345 West Main Street
Hamilton, Montana 59840
Telephone: 406/363-6888
Fax: 406/363-2972
Attorney for Petitioners
MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT, RAVALLI COUNTY
IN RE THE PETITION FOR INCLUSION OF LANDS IN THE DALY DITCHES IRRIGATION DISTRICT IN RAVALLI COUNTY, MONTANA.
Case No.: DV-82-95
Dept. No. 2
Notice of Hearing
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing has been set in the courtroom of the above-entitled Court at the Ravalli County Courthouse, Courtroom No. 2, 205 Bedford, Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana, for the inclusion and exclusion of land, the 30th day of April, 2015, at 1:30 o’clock p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, at which time and place all persons interested in the Petition of Gerald R. Swanson and Elizabeth A. Swanson, to add and remove certain lands described in the Petition to the Daly Ditches Irrigation District in Ravalli County, Montana, may appear to be heard. Said Petition is on file with the Clerk of the District Court and is open to public inspection.
Dated this 6th day of April 2015.
PAIGE TRAUTWEIN, Clerk of Court
By: Donica Broomfield, Deputy Clerk
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NOTICE OF ELECTION
School District No. 15-6, Ravalli and Missoula Counties, Montana, will hold an election on May 5, 2015. The election will be by mail ballot. Ballots will be mailed to all qualified registered electors on April 15, 2015. Ballots may be returned to the Ravalli County Election Office at 215 South 4th Street, Hamilton, Montana (375-6550) from April 15th until 8:00pm on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015. On Election Day only, May 5th, 2015 a drop site will be available from 7:00am to 8:00pm at the Florence-Carlton School District Conference Room located at 5602 Old Hwy. 93, Florence, Montana.
The election is for the purpose of voting on the following:
BOARD OF TRUSTEES*
One (1) Trustees for a Three (3) Year Term
One (1) Trustees for a One (1) Year Term
*When the trustees call a school election, they shall give notice of the election not less than 20 days nor more than 30 days before the day of the election by posting the notices in 3 public places in the district. (MCA Section 20-20-204).
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Notice of PARTIAL Election Cancellation
WHEREAS, the number of candidates for the (2) year term (Elementary/High School) position on the Stevensville School Board of Trustee, District No.2 is equal to or less than the number of positions to be elected therefore this portion of the Stevensville Election is hereby cancelled.
ELECTION FOR TRUSTEE POSITION FOR ELEMENTARY/HIGH SCHOOL THREE YEAR POSITION AND ELECTION FOR TRUSTEE POSITION FOR LONE ROCK HIGH SCHOOL THREE YEAR POSITION WILL STILL BE HELD MAY 5, 2015 FROM 12:00 NOON TO 8:00 P.M. AT STEVENSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL AND LONE ROCK SCHOOL.
DATED this 10TH day of April, 2015
William Schiele, District Clerk.
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Notice of Annual School Election
of Stevensville School District No. 2, Ravalli County, Montana for the Election of two (2) trustees to be elected for a three (3) year term for the Stevensville Elementary/High school district, two (2) trustees to be elected for a two (2) year term for the Stevensville Elementary/High school district and one (1) trustee to be elected for a three (3) year term for the Stevensville High School (Lone Rock) district. The election will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at the Stevensville High School Gym Lobby and the Lone Rock School gym. The polling site will be the Lobby of the Stevensville High School Gymnasium at 300 Park Street and the Lone Rock Gymnasium at 1112 Three Mile Road, Stevensville, MT. The polls will open at 12:00 noon and close at 8:00 p.m.
A qualified registered elector, who will be absent from the county or physically incapacitated and unable to go to the polls on the day of election, may request an “Application for Absentee Voter’s Ballot” from the School District Clerk’s Office located in the Stevensville High School at 300 Park Street, Stevensville, Montana or call 777-5481 ext. 137 or ext. 139 for an application. Absentee ballots will be available April 15, 2015 until 12:00 noon on May 4, 2015.
The following candidates are running for the Elementary/High School District position of trustee on the Stevensville School Board for a three-year term.
Sarah Armijo
Cathleen A. Cook
Barry Davis Mills
Robert Shinn
Wm. Todd Wohlman
The following candidates are running for the High School District position of trustee on the Stevensville School Board for a three-year term.
Penny Bertram – Lone Rock
Scott Finley – Lone Rock
Rebecca Lynn Gavlak – Lone Rock
The following candidates are running for the Elementary/High School District position of trustee on the Stevensville School Board for a two-year term.
Bonnie L. Coleman
Tim Schreiber
/s/ William F. Schiele, Business Manager/Clerk
Dated on April 2, 2015
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PUBLIC NOTICE
The Burnt Fork Water Commission spring water meeting has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 30th at 8 p.m. at the American Legion Hall on Middle Burnt Fork Road.
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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 ROBERT WILLIAM SCHMIDT, Deceased. Case No.: DP-15-31 Department No. 2 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed…

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF FLORENCE JEAN WHITE, a/k/a JEAN WHITE, Deceased. Probate No.: DP-15-29 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…

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF CHARLES ROGER GROSS, Deceased. Probate No.: DP-15-28 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…

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MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DAVID L. WALDO, Deceased. Probate No.: DP-15-14 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…

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF DAVID L. WALDO, Deceased. Probate No.: DP-15-14 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…

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL L. SORENSON, Deceased. Probate No.: DP-15-09 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…

MONTANA TWENTY-FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, RAVALLI COUNTY IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF MICHAEL L. SORENSON, Deceased. Probate No.: DP-15-09 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…