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March 2, 2024

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Public Notice

Notice of Application for Air Quality Permit pursuant to Section 75-2-211, MCA. Powder River County Landfill will file on February 26, 2024, an application for a conditional air quality open burning permit from the Permitting and Compliance Division of the Montana Department of Environmental Quality Department. Applicant seeks approval to their application to open burn clean lumber/wood and tree branches at two miles north of Broadus, MT in Township 4 South, Range 51 East, section 26: NENW. Any member of the public with questions or who wishes to receive notice of the Department’s determination, and the location where a copy of the application and the Departments analysis of it can be reviewed, or to submit comments on the applications, must contact the Department at 1520 East Sixth Ave, PO Box 200901, Helena, Montana 59620-0901. Any comments on the application must be submitted to the Department within 20 days after publication of this notice or filing of the applications, whichever is later. The Department’s decision to approve or deny an application for a conditional open burning permit may be reviewed by the Board of Environmental Review according to the following procedure: When the Department approves or denies the application for a conditional open burning permit under this section, a person who is jointly or severally adversely affected by the Department’s decision may request, within 15 days after the Department renders its decision, upon affidavit setting forth the grounds therefore, a hearing before the Board. A hearing shall be held under the provisions of the Montana Administrative Procedures Act. The Department’s decision on the application is not final unless 15 days have elapsed and there is no request for a hearing under this section. The filing of a request for a hearing postpones the effective date of the Department’s decision until the conclusion of the hearing and issuance of a final decision by the Board. MNAXLP

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Ad ID: 734   |   Posted: 2/29/2024
Request for Qualifications

Architectural Services Powder River County, Montana is seeking professional architectural services to assist in the design phase and administration of public building construction for a five (5) year period. This contract will involve programming for County facility additions, expansions, renovations, new construction, or other projects to be determined in consultation with the Board of County Commissioners. The consultant shall be at the direction of the Powder River County Commissioners. Payment terms will be negotiated for each project identified and the fee for architectural services will be paid with County funds and other applicable funding agencies. The services to be provided may include but not be limited to: • Background -- evaluate previous planning efforts, needs assessments, etc. • Meet with varied County Departments/Boards to identify scope of projects. • Ensure knowledge of state and federal requirements for specialized facilities • Provide drawings of options with enough detail to derive realistic cost estimates. • Prepare bid documents and administer the same during construction through final acceptance. • Produce contract documents electronically and hard copy for archiving. Responses should include: 1. The firm's legal name, address, email, telephone number and contact person, 2. The principal(s) of the firm and their experience and qualifications, 3. The experience and qualifications of staff and outside consultants assigned to project, 4. A summary list of the firm's prior experience on similar projects, in particular those funded by local government (include location, type of structure, construction cost, and name of a local official knowledgeable regarding the firm's performance), 5. A description of the firm 's ability to complete a timely project, 6. Flexibility and availability of staff, 7. The proposed work plan and schedule for activities to be performed. Limit proposals to 12 pages, plus cover letter, cover page, table of contents and appendices with employee resumes and a list of references. Respondents will be evaluated according to the following factors: l. 25% Qualifications of the professional staff assigned to the project 2. 10% Capability to meet time and budget requirements 3. 15% Location: ability to respond to meetings 4. 10% Present and projected workloads 5. 20% Experience on similar projects for local government 6. 15% Recent / current work for Powder River County; familiarity with Eastern Montana 7. 5% Quality of the Proposal The selection of the Architect may be based only on an evaluation of the written responses, or the County may decide to interview firms and will select applicants based upon an evaluation of the written responses. The award will be made to the most qualified firm whose proposal is deemed most advantageous to the County; all factors considered. Unsuccessful firms will be notified as soon as possible. Powder River County supports Equal Employment Opportunity. Powder River County may submit applications for Community Development Block Grant funds from the Montana Department of Commerce. The County holds annual input meetings to gather information about potential projects that are of benefit to low- and moderate-income residents and based upon these meetings, may develop projects to submit for Community Development Block Grant funds. CDBG regulations governing the grant require that to the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for training and employment arising in connection with this CDBG-assisted project will be extended to local lower-income residents. Questions and responses should be directed to Cynde Jo Gatlin, Clerk & Recorder, PO Box 200, Broadus, MT 59317 or by calling 406.436.2361 or emailing [email protected]. All responses shall be delivered no later than Friday, March 15, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. and should be delivered to: Powder River County Clerk & Recorder PO Box 200 Broadus, MT 59317 "Powder River County Architectural Services Qualifications" shall be clearly marked on the outside of the response package that includes five (5) copies of the RFQ. This solicitation is intended to be offered in accordance with state and federal statutes governing procurement of professional services. It is the respondent's obligation to comply with these requirements for any omissions to this procurement of services document. Accordingly, the County Commission reserves the right to negotiate an agreement based on fair and reasonable compensation for the scope of work and services proposed, as well as the right to reject any and all responses deemed unqualified, unsatisfactory, or inappropriate. Published in the Powder River Examiner February 29 and March 7, 2024. MNAXLP

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Ad ID: 735   |   Posted: 2/29/2024
School Election Notice

BROADUS ELEMENTARY TRUSTEE RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN ELECTION Trustees serving on the Broadus Elementary District board also serve on the Powder River County High School Board, and WHEREAS, registered voters of the Broadus Elementary District must elect two (2) trustee positions for a three-year term. WHEREAS, registered voters of the Broadus Elementary District may vote in a levy election for the benefit of the Broadus Elementary District THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Trustees for Broadus Elementary School District,and Powder River County District School District 79J, Powder River County, State of Montana, will hold the Annual Regular School Election on Tuesday, the 7th day of May, 2024. This will be a mail ballot election and all ballots will be mailed on April 18, 2024. The purpose of the election is the following: BROADUS ELEMENTARY DISTRICT DISTRICT 79J 1. Elect two (2) Trustees representing Broadus Elementary and High School District 79J for a three year term 2. Seek approval of General Fund levy to operate and maintain Broadus Elementary School for the 2024-25 school year. If it is later determined that any portion of the election is not required, the Board of Trustees authorizes Dixie Mitchell, election administrator, to cancel that portion of the election in accordance with 13-1-304 and 20-3-313, MCA. The following polling locations will be used for the election and three electors of this district who are qualified to vote at such election are hereby appointed to act as judges at the election at as follows: Voting Locations and Address: Powder River County District High School 500 North Trautman, Broadus, MT. Carole Richards, Kathy Heidel, Diane Stuver, Broadus, MT. Tabulation Location : PRCDHS BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the clerk of this school district is to notify the county election administrator of the date of holding said election and request her to close registration and to prepare and furnish election materials as required by law. If any of these judges should not be able to serve, the election administrator will choose a replacement from certified judges. No further proceedings were conducted relating to the election Amanda Zimmer, Board Chair Dixie Mitchell, District Clerk DATED this 12th day February, 2024 Published in the Powder River Examiner February 22, 29, and March 7, 2024. MNAXLP

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Ad ID: 730   |   Posted: 2/22/2024
School Election Notice

POWDER RIVER COUNTY DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN ELECTION WHEREAS, Powder River County High School District 79J is comprised of 8 trustees, and WHEREAS, Powder River County High School District 79J is represented by 5 trustees from Broadus Elementary District, 1 trustee from Biddle Elementary District 6, 1 trustee from South Stacey District 90, and 1 trustee from Ashland District 32J and WHEREAS, registered voters of Powder River County District High School 79J must elect three (3) trustee positions for a three-year term. WHEREAS, all registered voters in Powder River County District High School 79J may vote in a levy election for the benefit of Powder River County High School District. THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the Board of Trustees for Powder River County School District, Powder River County, State of Montana, will hold the Annual Regular School Election on Tuesday, the 7th day of May, 2024. This will be a mail ballot election and all ballots will be mailed on April 18, 2024. The purpose of the election is the following: POWDER RIVER COUNTY DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL 1. Elect two (2) Trustees representing Broadus Elementary and High School District 79J for a three year term 2. Elect one (1) trustee from South Stacey District 90 to serve on the Powder River County High School Board 79J for a three-year term 3. Seek approval of General Fund levy to operate and maintain Powder River County District High School for the 2024-2025 school year If it is later determined that any portion of the election is not required, the Board of Trustees authorizes Dixie Mitchell, election administrator, to cancel that portion of the election in accordance with 13-1-304 and 20-3-313, MCA. The following polling locations will be used for the election and three electors of this district who are qualified to vote at such election are hereby appointed to act as judges at the election at as follows: Voting Locations and Address: Powder River County District High School 500 North Trautman, Broadus, MT. Carole Richards, Kathy Heidel, Diane Stuver, Broadus, MT. Tabulation Location : PRCDHS BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the clerk of this school district is to notify the county election administrator of the date of holding said election and request her to close registration and to prepare and furnish election materials as required by law. If any of these judges should not be able to serve, the election administrator will choose a replacement from certified judges. No further proceedings were conducted relating to the election. Amanda Zimmer, Board Chair, Dixie Mitchell, District Clerk DATED this 12th day February, 2024

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Ad ID: 731   |   Posted: 2/22/2024
Notice for bids

Ashland Public Schools District 32J Rosebud County Resolution for the Disposition of Personal Property WHEREAS, Ashland Public Schools District 32J, Rosebud County owns a 2004 Chevrolet Suburban that is no longer suitable for the district’s purposes, and WHEREAS, section 20-6-604, MCA, authorizes the Board of Trustees to dispose of this item; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Trustees of School District 32J, Rosebud County, that the item is no longer suitable for the district’s purposes and that such property be disposed of in a reasonable manner that serves the best interests of the District. Additional information including viewing of the Suburban can be arranged through the school office Monday-Thursday between the hours of 8am-5pm. Bids must be sealed and delivered to the Superintendent of Ashland Public Schools by Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 5:00 PM. Bids will be opened at 6:00 PM at the Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at Ashland Public School. The Trustees of said district reserve the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities therein. Ashland Public Schools MNAXLP

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Ad ID: 732   |   Posted: 2/22/2024
Notice for bids

Ashland Public Schools District 32J Rosebud County, Resolution for the Disposition of Personal Property WHEREAS, Ashland Public Schools District 32J, Rosebud County own a 2014 Bluebird Bus and a 2017 Bluebird bus that are no longer suitable for the district’s purposes, and WHEREAS, section 20-6-604, MCA, authorizes the Board of Trustees to dispose of this item; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Trustees of School District 32J, Rosebud County, that the item is no longer suitable for the district’s purposes and that such property be disposed of in a reasonable manner that serves the best interests of the District. Additional information including viewing of the buses can be arranged through the school office Monday-Thursday between the hours of 8am-5pm. Bids must be sealed and delivered to the Superintendent of Ashland Public Schools by Thursday, March 7, 2024, at 5:00 PM. Bids will be opened at 6:00 PM at the Regular Board Meeting on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at Ashland Public School. The Trustees of said district reserve the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any irregularities therein. Ashland Public Schools MNAXLP

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Ad ID: 733   |   Posted: 2/22/2024
Notice

Tri-County Special Education Coop. is notifying any past students and parents of special education records that their records will be destroyed, if dated before the year of 2018. Students or parents do have the right to request their records within 30 days of this notification. Reach out to Tri-County Special Education with request by mail, email, or phone. P.O. Box 718 Broadus, MT 59317 [email protected] (406) 975-6588

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Ad ID: 729   |   Posted: 2/15/2024
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Broadus Airport Broadus, Montana AIP NO. 3-30-0103-009-2024 / 3-30-0103-010-2024 Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for the construction of airport improvements for Broadus Airport, Broadus, Montana, will be received by KLJ on behalf of Powder River County, Montana, until 2:00 PM MST, on March 5, 2024. Bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud at the office of KLJ, 2611 Gabel Road, Billings, Montana 59102. The bid documents are to be mailed or delivered to KLJ, 2611 Gabel Road, Billings, Montana 59102. The Bidder proposal shall be sealed and endorsed, "Airport Improvements, Broadus Airport, AIP No. 3-30-0103-009-2024 / AIP No. 3-30-0103-010-2024". Any bids received after the designated time above will be returned to the bidder unopened. The proposed work includes the following elements: Construct Five Bay T-Hangar and General Aviation Terminal. Plans and specifications are on file and may be seen at the office of Powder River County Clerk and Recorder, 119th Park Avenue, Broadus, Montana 59317, and the offices of KLJ, 2611 Gabel Road, Billings, Montana. Complete digital project bidding documents are available at http://www.kljeng.com “Projects for Bid” or http://www.questcdn.com. You may download the digital plan documents for $32.00 by inputting Quest project #8966492 on the website’s Project Search page. Please contact QuestCDN.com at 952-233-1632 or [email protected] for assistance in free membership registration, downloading and working with this digital project information. An optional paper set of project documents is also available for a non-refundable price of $107.00 per set at KLJ, 2611 Gabel Road, Billings for each set obtained. Contact KLJ at 406-245-5499 if you have any questions. Bidders must obtain Bidding Documents from the Engineer or through QuestCDN and must be shown on the plan holders list to be considered a responsive Bidder. Each bid shall be accompanied by a separate envelope containing a bid security made payable to Powder River County in the amount of ten (10) percent of the total bid price. The security may consist of cash, a cashier's check, a certified check, a bank money order, a certificate of deposit, a money market certificate, or a bank draft. The security must be drawn and issued by a federally chartered or state-chartered bank or savings and loan association that is insured by or for which insurance is administered by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; drawn and issued by a credit union insured by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund; or a bid bond or bonds executed by a surety company authorized to do business in the State of Montana. Bidders are required to furnish a current Montana Public Contractor’s Registration. Subcontractors for work over $5,000 shall also be the holder of a Montana Public Contractor’s Registration of the proper classification. The successful Bidder will be required to furnish a Contract Performance Bond and Payment Bond in the full amount of the Contract. Award of contract or contracts will be contingent upon securing funding from the Federal Aviation Administration. Powder River County, Montana, reserves the right to hold all bids for a period of 90 days after the date fixed for the opening thereof to reject any and all bids and waive defects and to accept any bids should it be deemed for the public good and also reserves the right to reject the bid of any party who has been delinquent or unfaithful in the performance of any former contract to the Owner. The requirements of 49 CFR part 26 apply to this contract. It is the policy of Powder River County to practice nondiscrimination based on race, color, sex or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. The Owner encourages participation by all firms qualifying under this solicitation regardless of business size or ownership. Powder River County, 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. A full list of Federal Provisions by which the Bidder must comply, are incorporated by reference and contained within the specifications. Federal Contract Provisions are also available at:http://www.faa.gov/airports/aip/procurement/federal_contract_provisions/ Dated this 8 of February 2024. /s/ Lee Randall, Commissioner, Powder River County Commissioners, Broadus, Montana Publication Dates: February 8, 22, and 29, 2024, Powder River Examiner MNAXLP

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Ad ID: 727   |   Posted: 2/8/2024
Election Notice:

Filing for Special Districts close Monday, February 12, 2024 at 5:00 PM. Contact Powder River County Elections office for further information. 406-436-2361

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Ad ID: 728   |   Posted: 2/8/2024


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