Legals August 14, 2019

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No. 1666 NOTICE OF HEARING ON PROPOSED BUDGET ADOPTION HUNGRY HORSE RURAL FIRE DISTRICT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Flathead County, Montana, acting in the absence of a Fire District Board of Trustees of Hungry Horse Fire District, has completed the Proposed Budget for the 2019-2020 fiscal year and that said budget is on file in the Flathead County Finance Office, 800 South Main, Room 214, Kalispell, Montana. This document is open to public inspection. The Board will meet on the 28th day of August, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. for the purpose of holding a hearing, fixing the final budget, and making appropriations. Said meeting is to be held in the Commissioners' Chambers, located on the third floor of the County Courthouse at 800 South Main in Kalispell, Montana. Any taxpayer or resident may appear at the hearing and will be heard for or against any part of the proposed budget adoption. For further information, please contact Amy Dexter, Finance Director, 800 South Main, Room 214, Kalispell, Montana 59901, Telephone (406) 758-5538. Written comments are encouraged and will be reviewed by the Commissioners prior to the hearing if received by the Flathead County Commissioners' Office at least three business days prior to the hearing. DATED this 13th day of August, 2019. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Flathead County, Montana Philip B. Mitchell, Chairman August 14, 21, 2019 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 1665 PUBLIC NOTICE WMR FY20-048 The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is accepting public comments specific to new underground storage tanks to be installed near Columbia Falls, Montana at the proposed Smiths #168 Fuel Center. This is only a summary of the proposed project. The entire Environmental Assessment (EA) can be viewed at . DEQ has prepared the following Environmental Assessment (EA) as required by the Montana Environmental Policy Act (sections ARM 17.4.607(2) and ARM 17.4.609(2)). This project involves installing one 20,000-gallon single-compartment Xerxes Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) double-walled Underground Storage Tank (UST) containing Regular Unleaded Gasoline, and one 18,000 dual-compartment Xerxes FRP double-walled UST containing Diesel (10,000-gallon compartment) and Premium Gasoline (8,000-gallon compartment). All of the UST systems will utilize secondarily contained OPW FlexWorks double-walled flex piping which will be installed inside a 4-inch flexible chase. The proposed project will add three (3) new UST systems to the newly developed Smiths #168 Fuel Center, located at 150 Halfmoon Road, Columbia Falls, MT 59912. Specific installation plans include the following materials and monitoring systems: Tank(s): This project involves installing the following three (3) tanks: 20,000-gallon regular unleaded, 10,000-gallon diesel, and 8,000-gallon Premium gasoline. All three tanks will be Xerxes Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) double-walled UST systems. Each tank will be utilized by Smith's Food & Drug as a petroleum re-fueling site and small kiosk convenience store. Piping: All product piping associated with this project will be OPW Retail Fueling secondary contained double-walled FlexWorks flexible piping installed inside a 4-inch chase pipe. Approximately 1,280 feet of double-walled OPW Retail Fueling FlexWorks piping will be utilized for this project. Sumps: BRAVO systems model BR-B427X33-38T-22B-PP-SL fiberglass tank-top sumps will be installed around each tank's submersible turbine pump. OPW Retail Fueling FlexWorks Polyethylene Dispenser Pan under-dispenser containment sumps will be installed under each dispenser. Each tank and piping system will be continuously monitored. Monitoring will be accomplished via internal tank probes, interstitial tank sensors, as well as continuous sensor monitoring in all containment sumps and electronic line leak detection with programmed 0.2 gph shutdown rate for each of the piping runs. A Franklin Fueling Systems TS-550 EVO automatic tank gauge (ATG) will continuously monitor all operational parameters. DEQ prepares EAs to inform interested government agencies, public groups, or individuals of a proposed action and to determine whether the action may have a significant effect on human health or the natural environment. After a ten-day public comment period, DEQ will decide what action to take regarding this proposed project. If you care to comment on this proposed project or the attached EA, please write or email the Waste Management and Remediation Division. Comments must be in writing and must be received by August 19, 2019. Our email address is and our mailing address is DEQ/UST, PO Box 200901, Helena, MT 59620-0901. August 14, 2019 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 1663 LEGALS AD: Garnet Creek Timber Sale The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC), Stillwater Unit is proposing the Garnet Creek Timber Sale, approximately two miles south of the Canadian border and approximately 18 miles north of Polebridge, MT and 53 miles north of Columbia Falls, MT, along the North Fork Road in Flathead County. The proposal would harvest 0.25 to 1.0 million board feet (MMbf) from approximately 150-300 acres within a 640-acre project area and would generate income for the Commons Schools Trust (K-12). Any written comments and suggestions concerning this proposal should be submitted to Les Thomas at or 406-881-2665 no later than September 6, 2019. August 14, 2019 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 1664 NOTICE OF CLOSE OF REGULAR VOTER REGISTRATION AND OPTION FOR LATE REGISTRATION Notice is hereby given that regular* voter registration for the special Columbia Falls Elementary School District election held on October 8, 2019, will close at 5:00 PM on September 9, 2019. *NOTE: If you miss this regular registration deadline, you may still register for the election by showing up at the Flathead County Election Office up to and including on Election Day. Between noon and the close of business on the day before Election Day, you can complete and submit a voter registration card, but you will need to return to the Flathead County Election Office on Election Day to pick up and vote a ballot or for instructions on where to pick up and vote a ballot. All qualified active and inactive registered electors of each district are entitled to vote in said elections. Persons who wish to register and who are not presently registered may do so by requesting a form for registration by mail or by appearing at the Flathead County Election Office, 40 11th St West #230, Kalispell, Montana. If you have moved, please update your registration information by filling out a new voter registration card and submitting it to the Flathead County Election Office. Dated this 6th day of August, 2019 Debbie Pierson Flathead County Election Administrator By: Monica R. Eisenzimer Clerk & Recorder Manager August 14, 21, 28, 2019 MNAXLP __________________________

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