Legals December 19, 2019

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Montana 20th Judicial District Court Lake County In the Matter of the Name Change of Jordan Trey Baldwin, Sydnee Clairmont, Petitioner Cause No.: DN-19-245 Dept. No.: 2002 Notice of Hearing on Name Change of Minor Child This is notice that Petitioner has asked the District Court to change a child's name from Jordan Trey Baldwin to Jordan Trey Clairmont. The hearing will be on 01/16/2020 at 10:00 a.m. The hearing will be at the Courthouse in Lake County. Date 11/22/19 /s/ Lyn Fricker Clerk of District Court By: Deputy Clerk of Court Published on November 28, 2019, December 5, 2019, December 12, 2019, and December 19, 2019. MNAXLP

CLINTON J. FISCHER LAW OFFICE, P.C. Professional Center Building P.O. Box 879 Polson, MT 59860 Telephone: (406) 883-4395 Attorney for Personal Representative MONTANA TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY IN RE THE ESTATE OF DONALD RICHARD TUDHOPE, Decedent. PROBATE NO. DP 19-88 NOTICE TO CREDITORS NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned have been appointed Co-Personal Representatives 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. A written statement of the claim indicating the name and address of the claimant, the basis of the claim and the amount claimed may be filed with the Clerk of the District Court, Lake County, Montana, or mailed, return receipt requested, to the Co-Personal Representatives at the following address: Stephen Tudhope and/or Jill Tudhope McKinsey c/o Clinton J. Fischer Law Office, P.C. P.O. Box 879 Polson, MT 59860 DATED this 2nd day of December, 2019 /s/ Clinton J. Fischer Clinton J. Fischer, Attorney for Co-Personal Representatives /s/ Stephen Tudhope Stephen Tudhope, Co-Personal Representative Jill Tudhope McKinsey, Co-Personal Representative PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES' ATTORNEY: Clinton J. Fischer CLINTON J. FISCHER LAW OFFICE, P.C. Professional Center Building P. O. Box 879 Polson, Montana 59860 Published on December 19, 2019, December 26, 2019, and January 2, 2020. MNAXLP

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE'S SALE To be sold for cash at a Trustee's Sale on April 1, 2020, at 11:00 AM at the main entrance of 106 Fourth Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860, the following described real property situated in Lake County, State of Montana: Lots 10, 11 and 12 of Block 1 of LARRIVEE'S FIRST ADDITION to the Townsite of Dayton, a subdivision of Lake County, Montana, according to the map or plat thereof on file in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, Montana. More commonly known as 23747 7th Street, Dayton, MT 59914. Barbara J. Proud and Billy G. Proud, as Grantors, conveyed said real property to Lake County Abstract and Title Co., as Trustee, to secure an obligation owed to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Liberty Home Equity Solutions, Inc., its successors and assigns, by Deed of Trust on February 15, 2013, and filed for record in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder in Lake County, State of Montana, on February 25, 2013 as Instrument No. 526939, of Official Records. The Deed of Trust was assigned for value as follows: Assignee: Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. Assignment Dated: October 29, 2019 Assignment Recorded: October 30, 2019 Assignment Recording Information: as Instrument No. 573253 All in the records of the County Clerk and Recorder for Lake County, Montana Brian J. Porter is the Successor Trustee pursuant to a Substitution of Trustee recorded in the office of the Clerk and Recorder of Lake County, State of Montana, on November 6, 2019 as Instrument No. 573437, of Official Records. The Beneficiary has declared a default in the terms of said Deed of Trust due to Grantor's failure to make monthly payments beginning June 27, 2019, and each month subsequent, which monthly installments would have been applied on the principal and interest due on said obligation and other charges against the property or loan. By reason of said default, the Beneficiary has declared all sums owing on the obligation secured by said Trust Deed immediately due and payable. The total amount due on this obligation is the principal sum of $84,850.00, interest in the sum of $34,078.60, other amounts due and payable in the amount of $14,672.22 for a total amount owing of $133,600.82, plus accruing interest, late charges, and other fees and costs that may be incurred or advanced. The Beneficiary anticipates and may disburse such amounts as may be required to preserve and protect the property and for real property taxes that may become due or delinquent, unless such amounts of taxes are paid by the Grantor. If such amounts are paid by the Beneficiary, the amounts or taxes will be added to the obligations secured by the Deed of Trust. Other expenses to be charged against the proceeds of this sale include the Trustee's fees and attorney's fees, costs and expenses of the sale, and late charges, if any. Beneficiary has elected, and has directed the Trustee to sell the above described property to satisfy the obligation. The sale is a public sale and any person, including the Beneficiary, excepting only the Trustee, may bid at the sale. The bid price must be paid immediately upon the close of bidding in cash or cash equivalents (valid money orders, certified checks or cashier's checks). The conveyance will be made by Trustee's Deed, without any representation or warranty, including warranty of title, express or implied, as the sale is made strictly on an as-is, where-is basis, without limitation, the sale is being made subject to all existing conditions, if any, of lead paint, mold or other environmental or health hazards. The sale purchaser shall be entitled to possession of the property on the 10th day following the sale. The Grantor, successor in interest to the Grantor, or any other person having an interest in the property, has the right, at any time prior to the Trustee's Sale, to pay to the Beneficiary, or the successor in interest to the Beneficiary, the entire amount then due under the Deed of Trust and the obligation secured thereby (including costs and expenses actually incurred and attorney's fees) other than such portion of the principal as would not then be due had no default occurred and by curing any other default complained of herein that is capable of being cured by tendering the performance required under the obligation or to cure the default, by paying all costs and expenses actually incurred in enforcing the obligation and Deed of Trust with Successor Trustee's and attorney's fees. In the event that all defaults are cured the foreclosure will be dismissed and the foreclosure sale will be canceled. The scheduled Trustee's Sale may be postponed by public proclamation up to 15 days for any reason. In the event of a bankruptcy filing, the sale may be postponed by the Trustee for up to 120 days by public proclamation at least every 30 days. If the Trustee is unable to convey title for any reason, the successful bidder's sole and exclusive remedy shall be the return of monies paid to the Successor Trustee and the successful bidder shall have no further recourse. This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Dated this 19th day of November, 2019. Brian J. Porter, Substitute Trustee 376 East 400 South, Suite 300, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 Telephone: 801-355-2886 Office Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8AM-5PM (MST) File No. 56746 Published on December 5, 2019, December 12, 2019, and December 19, 2019. 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 TWENTIETH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, LAKE COUNTY In The Matter of The Estate of Robert Dean Murphy, Deceased Cause No. DP-19-81 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 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 Kelly Jo Kost, 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 November 22, 2019. s/ Kelly Jo Kost Personal Representative Personal Representative's Attorneys: Hash, O'Brien, Biby & Murray, PLLP By s/ C Mark Hash Published on December 12, 2019, December 19, 2019, December 26, 2019. MNAXLP

Resolution of Intention No. 19 To Abandon the Right of Way acquired by Lake County, recorded on December 9, 1929, (referenced below) WHEREAS pursuant to Sections 7-14-2101, 7-14-2102 and 7-14-2103 of the Montana Code Annotated, the Board of County Commissioners has the authority to manage county roads within the county; and WHEREAS, on October 24, 2019, the Board received a request to abandon a portion of the a strip of land, 20 feet wide across the South line of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 32, T TT N. R. 19 W. M. M. and more particularity described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast corner of Section 32 T. 22 N. R. 19 W. and running thence West 1320 feet ; thence South 20 feet; thence East 1320 feet; thence North 20 feet to the place of beginning. Containing .66 acres more or less. WHEREAS, a determination needs to be made regarding if the right of way provides access to recreational properties or streams or rivers. WHEREAS, a determination needs to be made regarding if the right of way was utilized for roadway or utilities as there have been discussions or mention that the roadway was never constructed and utilities have not been installed thereon; WHEREAS, if it is determined no road is necessary and the utility access exists or is necessary, a finding that the right of way should be vacated by Lake County may be made by the Board of Lake County Commissioners. WHEREAS, if an alternate route for utilities is required, arrangements to accomplish that may be required by the Board of Lake County Commissioners. NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Board of Lake County Commissioners shall hold a public hearing shall be held on Monday, January 6, 2020 at 10:00 am in the Commissioners Chambers located in the Lake County Courthouse at 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT 59860, for the purpose of taking public comment on the proposed Resolution of Intention. If you would like to make public comment beforehand or are unable to attend the public hearing, please send written comment to lakecommissioners@lakemt.gov or 106 4th Avenue East, Polson, MT. 59860 Dated this 10th day of December 2019. BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS Gale Decker, Chairman Dave Stipe, Member William D. Barron, Member Attest : Paula A. Holle, Clerk & Recorder Published December 12, 2019, December 19, 2019. MNAXLP

REQUEST FOR BIDS December 5, 2019 The Board of Lake County Commissioners is requesting bids on three new vehicles for the Lake County Sheriff Office. We are looking to purchase one pickup and two others consisting of S.U.V.'s or sedans. Following are the minimum specifications: New Vehicles - 2020 - Full Size Pursuit Certified Four (4) Door All Wheel Drive Sedan, ie; Dodge Charger with Customer Preferred Package 29A Ford Interceptor (Taurus) - S.U.V. Pursuit Certified All Wheel or Four Wheel Drive, ie; Ford Interceptor (Explorer) Dodge Durango Chevy Tahoe - Full Size Four Wheel Drive Half Ton Crewcab Shortbox (Approximately 5'6") SSV Pickup, ie; Ford F150 Chevrolet 1500 Ram 1500 Police Package Pursuit Certified (preferred) - Color: Solid Black - Engine: Highest Performance Available with HD Oil Cooling Twin Turbo V6 or V8 Engine Block Heater - High Capacity Air Cleaner - Federal Emissions - Air Bags: Dual Stage Front - Transmission: Minimum 5 Speed Automatic with HD Cooling (10 Speed Preferred) - Differential: Rear Locking (Limited Slip Preferred) 3.21 TO 3.55 Gear ratios - Towing and Handling Package - Full Size Spare - Largest Fuel Tank Available - Alternator: Heavy Duty, Minimum 150 - Exterior Mirrors: Power Adjustable and Heated - Floor Covering: HD Vinyl or Carpet with Rubber Floor Mats - Power Windows: Rear Locking - Power Door Locks: Rear Deactivated Interior Door Handles - Power Keyless Entry - Additional Key Fobs (3 Total) - Air Conditioning - Seats: Front; Cloth Bucket Seats, Power Adjustable Driver side Rear; Vinyl - Cruise Control - Glass: Deep Tinted - AM/FM Radio with Blue Tooth - Power Outlet - Full-size Spare - Rear Vision Camera - Front License Plate Bracket REQUIRED EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT AND INSTALLATION: - DRIVERSIDE (LEFT) BLACK LED SPOTLIGHT - LED RED & BLUE FLASHING LIGHTS ON FOUR CORNERS VEHICLE - SETINA FRONT PUSH BUMPER - SETINA SECURITY PARTITION WITH POLY WINDOW 2-PIECE LOWER EXTENSION PANELS CENTER PASSENGER DIVIDER IE; MALE/FEMALE SEPARATION Please describe how These Emergency Vehicles will be prioritized when in need of service or warranty work allowing for the least amount of down time. ************************************* SEALED BIDS MUST BE IN THE COMMISSIONERS OFFICE IN THE LAKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE BY NO LATER THAN 10:00 A.M. MONDAY DECEMBER 30, 2019. BIDS WILL BE OPENED AT THIS TIME AND TAKEN UNDER ADVISEMENT. THE MAILING ADDRESS IS: COMMISSIONER BILL BARRON LAKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OFFICE 106 FOURTH AVE. EAST POLSON, MT 59860 ************************************* If you have any questions please contact Commissioner Bill Barron at the Lake County Courthouse. The contact number is 406-883-7204. William D. Barron Lake County Commissioner Published on December 12, 2019, and December 19, 2019. MNAXLP

Notice of Close of Regular Voter Registration and Option for Late Registration for Countywide Special Election Notice is hereby given that regular* registration for the Countywide Special Election to be held on January 28, 2020 will close at 5:00 p.m., on December 30th, 2019. *NOTE: If you miss this regular registration deadline, you may still register for the election by showing up at the county election office (106 4th Ave, Polson, MT 59860) 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 local election office on Election Day to pick up and vote a ballot. All active and inactive** electors who reside in Lake County are entitled to vote at said election. **Ballots will be automatically mailed to active status electors only. If you are a registered voter and do not receive a ballot, contact the county election office to update your information as necessary and receive a ballot. You may contact the Lake County Election Office at (406) 883-7268 or kharding@lakemt.gov. 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 county election office. If you have moved, please update your registration information by filling out a new voter registration card and submitting it to the county election office. DATED this 1st day of November, 2019. Katie Harding Election Administrator Lake County, Montana Published on December 5, 2019, December 12, 2019, and December 19, 2019. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE On Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 3:30 pm, the Lake County Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing in the Office of the Lake County Commissioners, Room 211 of the Lake County Courthouse on the following items: MEANS VARIANCE AND CONDITIONAL USE REQUESTS Kent and Laval Means are requesting a variance to the Finley Point Zoning Regulations to allow for a reduced setback of 30 feet from county road rights-of-way, and conditional use approval to allow for building on and/or disturbing slopes which exceed 25% on interior lots. The requested variance and conditional use approval are associated with the construction of a proposed single family residence and future garage with studio. The +/-0.50-acre property is located off Westside Drive North in the Finley Point Zoning District, Sub-Unit D, and is legally described as Lot 154, Block 2, of Mellett Point, a subdivision located in section 6 of T23N, R19W. MILLER VARIANCE REQUESTS Betty Miller, on behalf of the Betty Miller Living Trust, is requesting variances to the Finley Point Zoning Regulations to allow for the expansion of an existing accessory building designed for human occupancy and use within the 50-foot vegetative buffer strip of Flathead Lake and side property line setback. The request is associated with a proposed screened porch to be added onto an existing nonconforming dry cabin. The +/-1.84-acre property is currently four tracts of record used as a whole. The property is located at 34091 Connolly Spur in the Finley Point Zoning District, Sub-Unit D, and is legally described as Lots 5A, 5B, 6 and 18 of Connolly Point (Amended), a subdivision located in section 30 of T23N, R19W. STILLWATER FARM LLC CONDITIONAL USE REQUEST Troy Gunlock of Gunlock Construction, on behalf of Stillwater Farm LLC, is requesting conditional use approval within the Finley Point Zoning District, Sub-district D, Finley Point Lakeshore, to allow for the construction of a shop/guest house structure with more than 1,000 square feet of living space located on the 6.37-acre parcel. Application materials indicate future construction of a single family residence in addition to the shop/guest house structure. The subject property is located at 36837 Montana Hwy 35, Polson, MT, and is legally described as Amended Tract B-2 on COS 7229, located in section 32 in T23N, R19W. Information regarding the agenda items is available at the Lake County Planning Dept., Rm 315 of the Lake County Courthouse. Written comments received by Dec. 30, 2019 will be included in the staff report to the board. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the Board for their consideration. Comments received after Dec. 30 will be provided to the Board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept., 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or faxed: 406-883-7205 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov Published on December 19, 2019. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE On Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 6:30 p.m., the Lake County Planning Board will hold a public hearing in the large conference room of the Lake County Courthouse on the following item: FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT REGULATION UPDATE Lake County's Floodplain Development Regulations dated February 6, 2013 are being updated to reflect the 2014 State Model Floodplain Regulations as required by the MT Department of Natural Resources and Conservation. The updated regulations will also include LOMR (letter of map revision) approvals, BFE (base flood elevation) data used by the county, maintenance & encroachment language, and will address venting in crawlspaces and attached garages. Draft regulations will be reviewed by the Planning Board during an informational work session. Information regarding the agenda item is available at the Lake County Planning Dept, Rm 315 of the Lake County Courthouse. Written comments received by Dec. 30, 2019 will be included in the board packets. All written and verbal comments are welcome and will be forwarded to the Board for their consideration. Comments received after Dec. 30 will be provided to the Board at the meeting, which may not provide sufficient time for review of the comment. Comments may be mailed to Lake County Planning Dept, 106 4th Ave E, Polson, MT 59860 or faxed: 406-883-7205 or e-mailed: planning@lakemt.gov Published on December 19, 2019. MNAXLP

LEGAL NOTICE Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks and Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation (DNRC) jointly propose the purchase of a permanent recreation easement for Big Arm State Park along Flathead Lake. Big Arm State Park is located on State School Trust property that is leased annually by FWP from DNRC. A draft environmental analysis detailing the proposal, including two alternatives, is available for review and open to public input through January 3rd. Two alternatives are proposed in the draft EA. The first alternative proposes the purchase of a permanent recreation easement for the existing 218-acre park for the appraised value of $8.06 million. A second alternative proposes the purchase of a permanent recreation easement for the existing 218-acre park plus approximately 23 acres of adjoining state school trust land that would expand the park on its southern boundary. The cost for this alternative would be the appraised value of $10.63 million. By creating a permanent recreation easement with a one-time payment, DNRC and FWP mutually agree that this proposal would fulfill the mission for DNRC of generating revenue to support education in Montana, while providing FWP the ability to provide continued management of the property as a public recreation and lake access facility. FWP would pay full market value of the property for a permanent recreation easement. Funding would be broken up into a variety of potential (state, federal and private) sources, including FWP's general license account, Pittman-Robertson and Dingell-Johnson federal aid, state parks earned revenue, Land and Water Conservation Fund, and the Montana Fish and Wildlife Conservation Trust. The 2019 Montana Legislature approved House Bill 695, which authorizes FWP to spend up to $12 million to purchase a permanent recreation easement on the Big Arm site from DNRC. A copy of the draft environmental assessment is available at the FWP Region 1 office, 490 N. Meridian Rd., Kalispell; Montana State Library, 1515 E 6th Ave., Helena; FWP State Headquarters, 1420 E 6th Ave., Helena; the FWP website at http://fwp.mt.gov/news/publicNotices/; and available for viewing at local libraries. FWP asks that comments on this draft environmental assessment be submitted to either of the following addresses by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 3, 2020: Montana FWP Region 1, Attn: Big Arm Permanent Easement Proposal - Parks Division, 490 N. Meridian Rd., Kalispell, MT 59901; dlandstrom@mt.gov. Published on December 12, 2019, and December 19, 2019. MNAXLP

North Lake County Public Library District Polson, Montana Request for Qualifications for Architecture Services The North Lake County Public Library District is soliciting Requests for Qualifications from architectural firms to develop construction plans based on design plans for a renovation of the existing library building, approved by the Board of Trustees at their November 2019 meeting, and to assist the Library during the construction phase. The Library Board of Trustees will receive SEALED Request for Qualifications, mailed or hand delivered until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the Library located at 2 1st Avenue East, Polson, Montana (attention Library Director). All qualified proposals meeting the terms and conditions will be evaluated by the Trustees. The Trustees will choose the firm which, in its opinion, is best qualified. To receive a copy of the specifications package, please contact Abbi Dooley, Library Director at (406) 883-8225 or by email at abbid@polson.lib.mt.us. The specifications package can also be printed from the Library's website at www.northlakecountylibrary.org/renovation. The Library Board of Trustees reserves the right to reject any or all proposals. Published on December 12, 2019, and December 19, 2019. MNAXLP

Montana 20th Judicial District Court Lake County In the Matter of the Name Change of Gideon Thomas Gray Meara Faith Schmiedbauer Petitioner Cause No: DV-19-37 Dept. No: 2002 Order Setting Hearing This Court orders: Name Change Hearing The hearing on the Petition for Name Change filed in this case is set for: Date 01/09/2020 Time 10:00 am Place; Lake County Courthouse. Date: 19 November, 2019. /s/ Deborah Kim Christopher Deborah Kim Christopher DISTRICT COURT JUDGE Published on November 28 and December 5, December 12, December 19, 2019. MNAXLP.

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