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No. 27176 CITY OF COLUMBIA FALLS NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Columbia Falls City-County Planning Board will hold a public hearing for the following item at their regular meeting on Tuesday, August 11th, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Council Chambers of City Hall, 130 6th Street West, Columbia Falls, Montana. The Columbia Falls City Council will hold a subsequent hearing on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 starting at 7:00 p.m. in the same location. Both hearings will be conducted in accordance with the most current recommended and/or required public health and safety protocols in place at the time of the hearing. The City website, https://cityofcolumbiafalls.org, will contain updated information if there is any change to the planned hearings. Request to establish a Planned Unit Development in the Columbia Falls Zoning Jurisdiction: Ruis Holdings 540 Nucleus Ave LLC is requesting an Amendment to their Planned Unit Development overlay for the property located at 540 Nucleus Avenue which was the former Bank of Columbia Falls site. The owner is amending the PUD to remove the planned three story south building and will instead remodel the former bank building instead of removing and replacing with a new building at this time. In addition, the owner is amending the north building to allow ground floor residential condominiums on the back half of the building but retaining retail/office space on the front half ground floor. The PUD is proposing two options for 48 parking spacing to serve the site. Option A would construct below grade parking under the north building. The second option would be to construct at grade parking where the old bank offices were located along 1st Avenue West. As with the original PUD, the building height for the north building will be 42'-8" to the top of the roof. The proposed development otherwise conforms to all of the zoning requirements. The property is described as Lots 1-15, Block 37, Columbia Falls Townsite in Section 8, Township 30 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County. Persons are allowed to attend the hearing(s), subject to the most recent public gathering restrictions enacted by County and State agencies at or prior to the time of the hearing. Persons are encouraged to submit written comments prior to the meeting. Written comments carry the same weight as public testimony given during the hearing. Written comments may be sent to Columbia Falls City Hall, Attention: Barb Staaland, City Clerk, 130 6th Street West, Room A, Columbia Falls, MT 59912 or via email: staalandb@cityofcolumbiafalls.com. For more information on the proposed conditional use, please call Eric Mulcahy, Columbia Falls City Planner at 755-6481. DATED this 21st day of July, 2020 Susan Nicosia Susan Nicosia, City Manager/Planning & Zoning Administrator COLUMBIA FALLS CITY- COUNTY PLANNING BOARD July 26, 2020 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27157 CITY OF WHITEFISH, MONTANA REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Proposals due: Friday August 7, 2020 4:00 P.M. Contact: Karin Hilding, Senior Project Engineer Phone Number: (406) 863-2450 Email Address: khilding@cityofwhitefish.org ANNOUNCEMENT In accordance with Title 18, Chapter 8 (MCA) and adopted City policy for consultant selection, The City of Whitefish, Montana (City) is seeking proposals from qualified consulting engineering firms to provide engineering services for the Edgewood Place/Texas Ave Reconstruction Project. PROJECT OVERVIEW The Edgewood Place/Texas Ave Reconstruction Project will involve design and construction of approximately 2,530 ft of Edgewood Place, from Wisconsin Ave to the County line. It will also include approximately 3,500 ft of Texas Ave, from Edgewood to the north end of Texas Ave. The scope of work will include surveying, engineering design, public relations and construction management services; water distribution, wastewater collection and storm water collection system improvements; coordination with and possible relocation of private utilities; a new bicycle/pedestrian trail along Texas Ave; and new street lights. The project may also include Right-of-Way acquisitions. The funding will be provided by local Resort Tax funds. The City's goal is to award a consultant contract in August 2020 in order to complete survey work before the end of 2020. Project design and construction will proceed based on the availability of Resort Tax funds and may require phasing over several construction seasons. REQUIRED SERVICES The work to be performed by consultant shall include, but not be limited to, the following services: Work closely with city staff as requested to confirm criteria for the project. Discussion and presentation of the project to the City Council may be required. Produce a detailed topographical survey for the project depicting important features, lot corners, utilities, etc. Conduct (or subcontract) soil investigations as necessary to determine soil type, condition and suitability. Prepare preliminary design drawings for discussion including a site plan and cross sections sufficient to depict the project. Prepare preliminary estimates of construction costs for the project. Upon approval of the final design, the selected form shall produce a complete set of construction documents including, but not necessarily limited to, construction grade drawings, written specifications, and final cost estimates. Administration of the public bidding process. Provide construction administration services necessary to confirm that the project complies with the plans and specification of the bid. Provide the City with electronic copies of documents generated during the design and construction of the project along with an as built survey of the completed project. FORMAT AND CONTENT OF SUBMITTAL Five (5) copies of the firm's proposal shall be submitted to the Whitefish Public Works Department, 418 E 2nd Street, PO Box 158, Whitefish, MT 59937, no later than 4:00 P.M. Friday August 7, 2020. Faxed or emailed proposals will not be considered. In order to be responsive, all proposals must follow the format and contain information listed in this section. Unnecessarily elaborate brochures and other presentations beyond those sufficient to present a complete and effective response to the solution are not desired. Cover Letter - Provide a letter of transmittal introducing your firm. Overview - Provide an abstract of your firm's submittal summarizing the nature of the proposal and demonstrating your understanding of the project. Key Personnel - Include brief resumes of the staff who will be assigned to the project. Discuss experience and how experience will be applied to this project. Experience - Provide details of up to three (3) prior projects your firm has completed which relate to this assignment. References - Provide names and telephone number of three (3) references who will attest to your firm's ability to undertake and complete projects similar to this on time and on budget. EVALUATION, SELECTION PROCESS AND CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS Proposals will be ranked by a Selection Committee and the three highest ranked engineering firms will be invited to present their proposal to the committee. Contract negotiations will begin with the highest ranked firm as soon as possible following the interviews. If the City determines acceptable terms cannot be reached, the City will terminate negotiations and continue with the next highest ranked firm. The City may choose to expand an engineering contract resulting from this selection process to include similar or related work. Each proposal will be ranked according to the following criteria: 30% - Overall quality of the proposal including clarity of the submittal and responsiveness to the Request for Proposal 30% - Qualification of the personnel who would be assigned to the project and the project team's experience, as a group, with design and construction oversight of municipal Public Works Projects. 20% - Prior experience with similar projects 10% - The firm's past work for the City of Whitefish 10% - Office location for personnel who would be assigned to the project Questions may be referred to Karin Hilding - Senior Project Manager, by telephone at (406) 863-2450, or by email at khilding@cityofwhitefish.org. ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS The City reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. City reserves the right to request for clarification of information submitted and to request additional information from the firm(s). If a contract and fee cannot be successfully negotiated with the selected firm, the City may choose to enter into negotiations with another prospective firm, or it may re-advertise for new proposals. The successful consultant shall provide and maintain professional liability, workers compensations, property damage, error and omissions, and any additional lines of coverage required by the City. July 19, 26, 2020 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27091 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TEXT AMENDMENT: CANYON AREA LAND USE REGULATORY SYSTEM The Board of Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, hereby gives notice, pursuant to Section 76-2-205(1), M.C.A., that it will hold a public hearing to consider a request from the Flathead County Planning Board to amend the text of the Canyon Area Land Use Regulatory System (CALURS). The requested amendment proposes to add an additional area entitled Summit Mountain Area to Section 4.1(F)(2) and to modify the definition of "Bear Creek Area" and to add a definition of "Summit Mountain Area". The Canyon Area Land Use Regulatory System applies to the Upper Canyon area as defined in CALURS. Those standards are on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners, 800 South Main, Room 302, Kalispell, Montana, the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, Montana, and on the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office's website at: http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/downloads.php. Documents related to the proposed amendments to the regulations are on file for public inspection at the Office of the Board of Commissioners and at the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office. The public hearing will be held on the 30th day of July, 2020 at 9:00 o'clock a.m. in the Commissioners' Chambers, Third Floor, Old Courthouse, Kalispell, Montana. At the public hearing, the Board of Commissioners will give the pubic an opportunity to be heard regarding the proposed change to the text of the Flathead County Zoning Regulations. Written comments are encouraged and will be reviewed by the Commissioners prior to the hearing if received by the Office of the Board of Commissioners at least three business days prior to the hearing. DATED the 9th day of June, 2020. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ Pamela J. Holmquist Pamela J. Holmquist, Chairman July 19, 26, 2020 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27155 REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES The Flathead County Board of Commissioners is requesting Statement of Qualifications from firms interested in providing architectural services to Flathead County pursuant to the requirements of Section 18-8-201 et seq., M.C.A. Services needed include renovation design, construction plans, bid specifications and construction management for the Flathead County Facilities Renovation and Expansion Project. The selected firm will work in partnership with a General Contractor Construction Manager (GCCM). The Flathead County Facilities Renovation and Expansion project includes renovations to four County buildings, including: Courthouse North (former Century Link building) located at 290 North Main Street, Kalispell, MT; Courthouse West located at 935 1st Ave. West, Kalispell, MT; the Justice Center located at 920 South Main Street, Kalispell, MT; and the South Campus building located at 40 11th Street West, Kalispell, MT. Renovations will be comprised of full interior remodels for Courthouse North and Courthouse West, partial interior remodels for the Justice Center and South Campus, and exterior upgrades to Courthouse North. Copies of the detailed RFQ, including a description of services to be provided by respondents, the minimum content of responses, and the factors used to evaluate the responses, can be found on the Flathead County webpage at: https://flathead.mt.gov/commissioner/ or by contacting Whitney Aschenwald, Flathead County Commissioners Office, 800 S. Main Street, Rm. 302, Kalispell, MT 59901 - (406) 758-2467 / waschenwald@flathead.mt.gov. All statements must be submitted to the Flathead County Commissioners Office by 8:30 am local time on August 11, 2020. Flathead County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Dated July 14, 2020 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana By: /s/ PamelaJ.Holmquist Pamela J. Holmquist, Chairman July 19, 26, 2020 MNAXLP _________________________

No. 27159 Scott Hamilton, Esq. Suite 105 157 North Meridian Kalispell, MT 59901 Attorney for Plaintiff (406)257-3036 MONTANA ELEVENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, FLATHEAD COUNTY Deborah L. Weston, and Michael J. Weston, Plaintiffs, vs. Aegis Wholesale Corporation or its assigns, and all other persons, unknown, claiming or who might claim any right, title, estate or interest in, or lien or encumbrance upon, the real property described in the Complaint, or any thereof, adverse to Plaintiffs' ownership, or any cloud upon Plaintiffs' title thereto, whether such claim or possible claim be present or contingent, Defendants. Cause No. DV-15-2020-397 AMENDED PUBLICATION OF SUMMONS THE STATE OF MONTANA TO THE ABOVE-NAMED DEFENDANTS, AND TO ALL OTHER PERSONS UNKNOWN, GREETINGS: YOU ARE HEREBY SUM MONED to answer the Complaint in this action which is filed in the Office of the Clerk of this Court, a copy of which is herewith served upon you, and to file your Answer and serve a copy thereof upon Plaintiffs' attorney within twenty (20) days after the service of this Summons, exclusive of the day of service; and in case of your failure to appear or answer, judgment will be taken against you by default for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This action is brought for the purpose of quieting title to lane situated in Flathead County, Montana, more particularly described as follows: LOT 5 IN BLOCK 1 OF L AND M SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF ON FILE AND OF RECORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK AND RECORDER OF FLATHEAD COUNTY, MONTANA. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 9th day of July, 2020 Peg Allison Clerk of Court By: /s/ Trudy J Blaylock Deputy Clerk /s/ Scott Hamilton Scott Hamilton, Esq. Attorney for Plaintiffs' July 19, 26, August 2, 2020 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27180 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FLATHEAD COUNTY PLANNING BOARD REGULAR MEETING Due to the Directive from Governor Bullock, and public comment submitted by concerned citizens, the Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office will not be holding public meetings at our regular venue. The regular meeting of the Flathead County Planning Board will be held Wednesday, August 12, 2020 beginning at 6:00 P.M., remotely via WebEx. During this meeting, the Board will hold a public hearing to consider the agenda items described below and make a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners who will take final action. Individuals who wish to make public comments are encouraged to send in comments via email prior to the meeting (send to planning.zoning@flathead.mt.gov) and they will be read into the public record. To access the meeting and give oral public comment, please follow the instructions below. To join the audio conference meeting: * Call 1-415-655-0001 * Use the following Event Number: 126 667 1141 # Further instructions for commenting will be given orally during the meeting. You can join the event starting at 6:00 p.m. on August 12, 2020. A request from GBSB Holdings, LLC with technical assistance from TD&H Engineering, Inc. for preliminary plat approval of Baker 80 Subdivision, a proposal to create 16 residential lots on approximately 80 acres. The proposal would be served by individual wells and septic systems. Access to each lot would be from an internal subdivision road via Prairie View Road and Whitefish Village Drive, and can legally be described as follows: Tract 1 and Tract 2 of Certificate of Survey No. 19952, located in the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. AND Tract 1 and Tract 2 of Certificate of Survey No. 19953, located in the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 25, Township 30 North, Range 22 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. A request from Betty Trueblood and Unique Realty Developer, Inc., with technical assistance from TD&H Engineering, Inc. for preliminary plat approval of Rolling Acres Subdivision, a proposal to create 77 residential lots on 114.39 acres. The property is located on the west side of Columbia Falls Stage, north of Kingfisher Lane. The proposal would be served by shared wells and individual septic systems and access to each lot would be from new internal subdivision roads via Columbia Falls Stage. The property can legally be described as Tract 1 in the Southeast Quarter of Section 30, Township 29 North, Range 20 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. A request from Paul & Vicki Brown, with technical assistance from Sands Surveying, Inc. for preliminary plat approval of the Amended Plat of Lot 4 of River Vista, a proposal to create 2 residential lots on 12.001 acres. The property is located at 332 Wagner Lane, near Kalispell, MT. The proposal would be served by a shared well and individual septic systems and primary access to each lot would be from Lower Valley Road and directly from Wagner Lane. The property can legally be described as Lot 4 of River Vista Subdivision in Section 36, Township 28 North, Range 21 West, P.M.M., Flathead County, Montana. Documents and maps pertaining to these agenda items are on file for public inspection in the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office, South Campus Building, 40 11th Street West, Ste. 220 in Kalispell. All decisions made by the Planning Board are considered recommendations and will be forwarded to the Board of County Commissioners for final action. Please check the County Commissioners page of the County website, http://flathead.mt.gov/commissioner, or contact the Commissioners' office for the scheduled date and time of a particular item. Interested persons are encouraged to attend the hearing and make their views and concerns known to the Board. For additional information contact the Flathead County Planning and Zoning Office at (406) 751-8200. Written comments are strongly encouraged to be submitted and should be received by the Flathead County Planning & Zoning Office no later than August 12, 2020 @ 5:00 p.m. Please note agenda items are subject to change without notice. Any modifications to agenda items will be posted on the county website, http://flathead.mt.gov/planning_zoning/events.php Please note agenda items are subject to change without notice. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Elaine Nelson at the Flathead County Commissioner's Office at 758-5503 or TTY (800) 335-7592, or call Montana Relay at 711. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. /s/ Mark Mussman Mark Mussman, CFM® Planning Director July 26, 2020 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 27179 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING KALISPELL CITY PLANNING BOARD AND ZONING COMMISSION July 14, 2020 The regular meeting of the Kalispell City Planning Board and Zoning Commission is scheduled for Tuesday, August 11, 2020, beginning at 6:00 PM in the Kalispell City Council Chambers, Kalispell City Hall, 201 First Avenue East, Kalispell. The planning board will hold a public hearing and take public comments on the agenda item listed below: File #KCU-20-04 - A request from Husky Partners, LLC, for major preliminary plat approval for a three lot subdivision called Glenwood West Phase 2. The property contains approximately 3.60 acres and is located at 70 Glenwood Drive, extending to Financial Drive. The existing lot currently contains two apartment buildings. It can be described as Lot 1 of Glenwood West, as shown on the map or plat thereof on file and of record in the office of the Clerk and Recorder, Flathead County, Montana. Documents pertaining to the agenda item are on file for public inspection at the Kalispell Planning Department, 201 First Avenue East, Kalispell, MT 59901, and are available for public review during regular office hours. In addition, information on the agenda items are posted on our website at https://mt-kalispell.civicplus.com/250/Planning under planning board "upcoming agenda." Interested persons are encouraged to present their views and concerns to the Planning Board. Written comments may be submitted to the Kalispell Planning Department at the above address, prior to the date of the hearing or work session, or you may call us at (406) 758-7940, or e-mail us at planning@kalispell.com for additional information. /s/Jarod Nygren/KH Jarod Nygren Development Services Director July 26, 2020 MNAXLP _________________________