Legals for June, 4 2021 – The Western News

NOTICE THAT A TAX DEED MAY BE ISSUED IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PROPERTY TO: Douglas Benford and Ann Benford 357 Koocanusa Estates Drive, Eureka, Montana 59917 Douglas Benford and Ann Benford P.O. Box 662 Eureka, Montana 59917-0662 Pursuant to section 15-18-212, Montana Code Annotated, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: 1. As a result of a property tax delinquency, a property tax lien exists on the following described real property in which you may have an interest: The NW1/4NW1/4. or Government Lot 4 of Section 5, Township 36 North, Range 27 West, P.M.M., Lincoln County, Montana. 2. The property taxes became delinquent on 11/30/2017. 3. The property tax lien was attached on 8/1/2018. 4. The lien was subsequently assigned to BABYLON HOLDINGS LLC 5. As of the date of this notice, the amount of tax due is: TAXES: $1459.95 PENALTY: $29.20 INTEREST: $409.67 COST: $228.95 TOTAL: $2127.77 6. For the property tax lien to be liquidated, the total amount listed in paragraph 5, plus additional interest and costs, must be paid by 8/1/2021 which is the date that the redemption period expires or expired. 7. If all taxes, penalties, interest, and costs are not paid to the COUNTY TREASURER on or prior to 8/1/2021, which is the date the redemption period expires, a tax deed may be issued to the assignee or county that is the possessor of the tax lien on the day following the date that the redemption period expires. 8. The business address and telephone number of the county treasurer who is responsible for issuing the tax deed is: Lincoln County Treasurer, 512 California Ave, Libby, MT 59923 (Address), (406) 283-2401 (Telephone). FURTHER NOTICE FOR THOSE PERSONS LISTED ABOVE WHOSE ADDRESSES ARE UNKNOWN: 1. The address of the interested party is unknown. 2. The published notice meets the legal requirements for notice of a pending tax deed issuance. 3. The interested party’s rights in the property may be in jeopardy. DATED at The Bronx this 1st Day in May, 2021. s/s Ohad Bukai, Babylon Holdings LLC IF YOU DO NOT RESPOND TO THIS NOTICE, YOU WILL LOSE YOUR PROPERTY.” Published In The Western News May 28 & June 4, 2021. MNAXLP

CORRECTED NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS (NOI/RROF) Name of Grantee: City of Libby Mailing Address: PO Box 1428 City, Montana Zip: Libby, MT. 59923 Telephone Number: 406-293-2731 TO ALL INTERESTED AGENCIES, GROUPS AND PERSONS: This Notice of Intent corrects the dates published on June 1, 2021. On or before June 14, 2021 the above-named City of Libby will request the Montana Department of Commerce to release funds under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended, (PL93-383) for the following project: PROJECT, TITLE OR NAME: Libby Water Improvements 2020 PURPOSE OR NATURE OF PROJECT: Replace existing leaking water mains with new water mains. LOCATION in Libby, Lincoln County, Montana. Water mains are located in Highway from Mahoney to Education Way, alley north of Ninth Street from Minneapolis to Utah and from the water storage tank to the pressure reducing station on Cedar Street. ESTIMATED COST OF PROJECT: $1,515,000 An Environmental Review Record documenting review of all project activities in respect to impacts on the environment has been made by the above-named City of Libby.This Environmental Review Record is on file at the above address and is available for public examination or copying, upon request. The City of Libby will undertake the project described above with Community Development Block Grant funds provided by the Montana Department of Commerce, under Title I of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. The City of Libby is certifying to the Department of Commerce that the City of Libby and Brent Teske, Mayor, in his official capacity as Mayor, consents to accept the jurisdiction of the federal courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to environmental reviews, decision-making, and action; and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. The legal effect on the certification is that upon its approval, the city of Libby may use the CDBG funds, and the Department of Commerce will have satisfied its responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 as delegated to the State of Montana through the 1981 Amendments to the Housing and Community Development Act. The Department of Commerce will accept an objection to its approval of the release of funds and acceptance of the certification only if it is on one of the following bases: (a) that the certification was not in fact executed by the chief executive officer or other officer approved by the Department of Commerce; (b) that the applicant’s environmental review record for the project indicates omission of a required decision, finding, or step applicable to the project in the environmental review process; (c) the grant recipient has committed funds or incurred costs not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by DOC; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental design. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58) and may be addressed to the CDBG Program, Department of Commerce, Community Development Division, P.O. Box 200523, 301 S. Park Avenue, Helena, Montana 59620. Objections to the release of funds on bases other than those stated above will not be considered by the Department of Commerce. No objection received afte June 30, 2021 will be considered by the Department of Commerce. Mayor Brent Teske City of Libby PO Box 1428 Libby, MT. 59923 By: Michael Fraser, Environmental Certifying Officer Published In The Western News June 4, 2021. MNAXLP

CALL FOR BIDS The City of Libby will receive sealed bids up to and including 4:30 p.m. on Friday June 25th, 2021, for the purchase of unspecified amounts of the following items: 1. CRS2-CRS2P, MC250, HFE 300HP, and HF150S road oil in truck load lots as required (bids should state price per ton and net gallons per ton delivered F.O.B. Libby). 2. Unleaded Gasoline. 3. #2 Diesel Fuel Oil. 4. Propane. 5. Crushing and stockpiling 5/8″ minus crushed gravel 3/8″ minus crushed chips to meet NAAQ standards for PM-10 (Subchapter 3. Paragraph 75.1-303 EMISSION LIMITS) at the city gravel pit using city materials (gravel), unless other arrangement is made. Bids should state price per cubic yard. 6. PROCESS COLD MIXED ASPHALT: Using asphalt emulsion best suited for crushed aggregate provided by City (determined by samples taken from stockpile and lab tested). Mixing and stockpiling to be performed at City gravel pit on Pipe Creek Road unless other arrangements are made. 7. HOT MIXED ASPHALT PAVING: (bid price per square yard, 1″ – 2″ mat, compacted in place) to be done within the City Limits having existing cement curbs and gutters, storm drain catch basins, sewer manholes and water valve boxes. Bids to include a hot mix design to perform under business/residential traffic loads, preparation of existing street surface to efficiently accept hot mix overlay, tack coat, paving and compacting to current MDOT specifications. The City of Libby understands that preparation needs of street surfaces vary and that each street requires different treatment prior to paving. The average costs for preparation are needed as a guideline for budgeting purposes and information can be made more specific if funds become available. Purchase of fuels is to be made from a Key-Lock, Card-Lock, and in a facility accessible 24 hour per day. Your bids for the Propane, Unleaded Gasoline and Diesel Fuel must disclose the following: Supply Rack _________ Posted price __________ Discount (if any) __________ Freight to Libby State Tax DST Fee/Super Fund Fee __________ Subtotal __________ ___________ ___________ Minimum Mark up at 7% Additional margin Total Bid For each or appropriate: Unleaded Gasoline Diesel Fuel Propane __________ Please quote your bid for prices effective on July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022 and include a copy of the OPTS posting for the supply rack involved. It is understood that propane, unleaded gasoline and diesel fuel prices fluctuate. The successful vender may change prices as the supply rack prices change. The City reserves the right to request verification through OPTS posting from time to time during this contract. Bids will be accepted on one or all bases. The City will accept the lowest responsible bid, but the council reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any technicality or informality and accept any bid which may be deemed best for the interest of the City of Libby. The successful bidder will be required to abide by Federal and State minimum wage and fringe benefit laws, particularly Section 18-2-401, et seq. MCA and must comply with all requirements of applicable Federal laws in this State. Bid bonds requirements of Section 18-1-202 MCA shall be waived. Bids should be addressed to the City Clerk, Post Office Box 1428, Libby, Montana 59923-1428, sealed and be plainly marked “Bids”. Bids will be opened Friday, June 25th, 2021, at 4:30 p.m. with a recommendation to the City Council at the next regular scheduled meeting or at the next scheduled special meeting, whichever is earlier. By order of the Mayor of the City of Libby, Montana, this 1th day of June 2021. Published in The Western News June 4 & 11, 2021. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CITY OF TROY, COUNCIL CHAMBERS JUNE 16, 2021, 7:00 pm 301 E KOOTENAI AVENUE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN for a PUBLIC HEARING to be held before the City of Troy Council on June 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm in the City of Troy Council Chambers at 301 E Kootenai Avenue, Troy, Montana. The purpose of this Public Hearing is to amend the 2020-2021 Fiscal Year Budget for additional revenues and expenditures in all funds. All pertinent information regarding this hearing may be reviewed at the Troy City Hall at 301 E Kootenai Avenue between the hours of 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Written comments may be submitted to the City of Troy, PO Box 823, Troy, MT 59935. If there are any questions, please contact the City of Troy at 406-295-4151. Tracy Rebo City Clerk/Treasurer Published In The Western News June 4 & 11, 2021. MNAXLP

C. Mark Hash Hash, O’Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP Attorneys at Law 136 1st Ave. W. P. O. Box 1178 Kalispell, MT 59903-1178 (406) 755-6919 Attorneys for Co-Personal Representatives MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY In The Matter of The Estate of PAMELA D. DALBY, Deceased Cause No. DP-21-55 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed Co-Personal Repre-sentatives of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are re-quired 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 be either mailed to Katrina Wegworth and Kirin Reece, Co-Personal Representa-tives, by certified mail, return receipt requested, c/o Hash, O’Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP, Attor-neys at Law, P.O. Box 1178, Kalispell, Montana 59903-1178, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. DATED May 4, 2021. s/s Katrina Wegworth s/sKirin Reece Co-Personal Representatives’ Attorneys: Hash, O’Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP By________________________________ C. Mark Hash Published In The Western News May 21, 28 & June 4, 2021. MNAXLP

C. Mark Hash Hash, O’Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP Attorneys at Law 136 1st Ave. W. P. O. Box 1178 Kalispell, MT 59903-1178 (406) 755-6919 cmhash@hashlaw.com Attorneys for Personal Representative MONTANA NINETEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LINCOLN COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF DORIS HELEN BROWN, Deceased Cause No. DP-21-53 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed personal representa-tive 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 be either mailed to Barry L. Brown the Personal Representative, by certified mail, return receipt requested, c/o Hash, O’Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP, Attorneys at Law, P.O. Box 1178, Kalispell, Montana 59903-1178, or filed with the Clerk of the above-entitled Court. DATED this 18TH day of May, 2021 s/ Barry L. Brown Personal Representative Hash, O’Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP By s/ C Mark Hash Published In The Western News May 21, 28 & June 4, 2021. MNAXLP

CALL FOR BIDS County Printing Election Ballots Lincoln County is solicitating competitive bids from interested parties for the county election ballot printing for the 2-year period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023. This contract shall include only the printing of election ballots. This contract also excludes any printing that can be done with county equipment. The bid shall be awarded to the printing establishment that in the judgment of the County Commissioners is the most suitable for performing the work. The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Sealed bids must be received at the Clerk and Recorders Office, Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923 no later than 2:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The envelope containing the sealed bid will be labeled “BID FOR COUNTY ELECTION BALLOT PRINTING”. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the public meeting of the County Commissioners on that 2:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in the County Commissioners room, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT. For additional information, please contact Dallas Bowe at (406)283-2312, or email at dbowe@libby.org. Published In The Western News May 28 & June 4, 2021. MNAXLP

CALL FOR BIDS County Legal/Display Advertising Lincoln County is solicitating competitive bids from interest parties for the county legal/display advertising for the 1-year period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. This contract shall include all legal/display advertising required by the county. The minimum qualifications for a newspaper bidding on this contract are: a. The newspaper must be published in the County; b. Must be a general bona fide and paid circulation with second-class mailing privilege; and c. The newspaper must be of general circulation; and d. The newspaper has been published continuously at least once a week in the county for the 12 months preceding the awarding of the contract; and e. Prior to July 1 of each year, has submitted to the clerk and recorder a sworn statement that includes: i. Circulation for the prior 12 months; ii. A statement of net distribution; iii. Itemization of the circulation that is paid and that is free; and iv. The method of distribution The newspaper that is awarded the contract shall also be required to verify to Lincoln County that: a. The legal advertisement was published on the dates ordered by the county and in the style set by the board of county printing; and b. The price was not in excess of the maximum price set by the board of county printing. Bidders must furnish a rate for both legal advertising and a rate for display advertising to be considered. Any advertising that may be required in connection with the holding of county fairs and expositions is exempt from this bid award. The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Sealed bids must be received at the Clerk and Recorders Office, Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923 no later than 2:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The envelope containing the sealed bid will be labeled “COUNTY LEGAL/DISPLAY ADVERTISING”. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the public meeting of the County Commissioners on that 2:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in the County Commissioners room, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT. Bids must be submitted on a bid form available from the Human Resources Office, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT. For additional information, please contact Dallas Bowe at (406)283-2312, or email at dbowe@libby.org. Published In The Western News May 28 & June 4, 2021. MNAXLP

CALL FOR BIDS Lincoln County Gas and Diesel Lincoln County is solicitating competitive bids from interested parties for the county gas and diesel for unspecified amounts of gasoline and diesel fuel as needed, for the period commencing July 1, 2021, and ending June 30, 2022. The delivery locations and types of fuel required are as follows: Libby Shop No. 1 and No. 2 Diesel Fuel Regular Unleaded Gasoline to be at the vendor site through a keylock or similar protected automated system with 24 hour access. Troy Shop Regular Unleaded Gasoline No. 1 and No. 2 Diesel Fuel Eureka Shop Regular Unleaded Gasoline No. 1 and No. 2 Diesel Fuel to be delivered or available at the vendor site through a keylock or similar protected automated system with 24 hour access Bids will be accepted for gasoline and diesel fuel together, or each may be bid separately. Bids will also be accepted separately for Libby, Troy and Eureka. Past performance and ability to accurately verify delivery amounts will be two of the criteria used in the bid award. All bids for fuel shall be based on OPIS price plus vendor markup. By submitting a bid the vendor guarantees that the markup will not change during the term of the contract. During the term of the contract, Lincoln County will randomly verify vendor markup. Any invoice for which verification cannot be achieved will not be paid until corrected. Sealed bids must be received at the Clerk and Recorders Office, Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923 no later than 2:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The envelope containing the sealed bid will be labeled “BID FOR COUNTY GAS AND DIESEL”. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the public meeting of the County Commissioners on that 2:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in the County Commissioners room, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT. Bids must be submitted on a bid form available from the Human Resources Office, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT. For additional information, please contact Dallas Bowe at (406)283-2312, or email at dbowe@libby.org. Published In The Western News May 28 & June 4, 2021. MNAXLP

CALL FOR BIDS County Printing Lincoln County is solicitating competitive bids from interested parties for the county printing for the 2-year period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023. This contract shall include all the printing for the county including all printed forms and materials required by the county exclusive of election ballots and any printing that can be done with county equipment. Any printing that may be required in connection with the holding of county fairs and expositions is also exempt from this bid award. The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Sealed bids must be received at the Clerk and Recorders Office, Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923 no later than 2:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The envelope containing the sealed bid will be labeled “COUNTY PRINTING”. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the public meeting of the County Commissioners on that 2:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in the County Commissioners room, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT. For additional information, please contact Dallas Bowe at (406)283-2312, or email at dbowe@libby.org. Published in The Western News May 28 & June 4, 2021. MNAXLP

CALL FOR BIDS Lincoln County Road Oil Lincoln County is solicitating competitive bids from interested parties for the county road oil for the purchase of various types of road oil delivered in truck load lots to storage tanks or road job sites at Libby, Troy, and Eureka, Montana as required and when required by each road district foreman. These bids will be for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. The delivery locations and types of oil required are as follows: Libby Shop: HF-150 HF-250 HF-500 HF-1000 AD-70 Troy Shop: HF-150 HF-500 ADL-70 Eureka Shop: HF-150 HF-250 HF-500 HF-1000 CRS-2 ADL-70 All oil shall arrive at the place of delivery at a minimum of 200 degrees Fahrenheit. At the time of delivery, the truck driver shall take two (2) samples from the delivered product. The samples shall be labeled with the time and date of delivery, type of product, and the name of the person taking the samples. They shall then be given to the road foreman. The bid shall be awarded to the oil establishment that in the judgment of the County Commissioners is the most suitable for performing the work. The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Sealed bids must be received at the Clerk and Recorders Office, Lincoln County Courthouse, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT 59923 no later than 2:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. The envelope containing the sealed bid will be labeled “BID FOR COUNTY ROAD OIL”. Bids will be opened and read aloud at the public meeting of the County Commissioners on that 2:00 p.m. MST on Wednesday, June 9, 2021 in the County Commissioners room, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT. Bids must be submitted on a bid form available from the Human Resources Office, 512 California Avenue, Libby, MT. For additional information, please contact Dallas Bowe at (406)283-2312, or email at dbowe@libby.org. Published In The Western News May 28 & June 4, 2021. MNAXLP