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NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSION MEETING: Board of Madison County Commissioners Meeting Commissioners’ Conference Room Administrative Office Building, Virginia City, Montana 3:30 P.M., Thursday, July 18, 2019 The Madison County Board of Commissioners will conduct a special meeting on Thursday, July 18, 2019, beginning at 3:30 p.m., in the Commissioners Conference Room of the Madison County Administrative Offices Building in Virginia City, Montana, to discuss and/or take action on the following topics: 3:30 PM Sheriff’s Office Air Quality/Moisture Issue DISCUSSION • Public Discussion and/or Comments on Items Not Listed on the Agenda but Within the Board’s Jurisdiction  
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS: The Madison County Tax Appeal Board will be in session from July 1 through December 31, 2019 for the business of hearing property valuation and classification appeals. Any taxpayer who disagrees with the appraised value or classification of his or her property may file an appeal with the Madison County Tax Appeal Board within 30 days of receipt of a Notice of Classification and Appraisal, or Notice to Change Valuation (assessment notice) established by the Montana Department of Revenue. Appeal forms are available from Appeals must be filed with the County Clerk and Recorder who will notify the County Tax Appeal Board to schedule a hearing. For further information, contact: Laurie Buyan, Secretary, 406-843-4277,  

The Madison County Planning Board will conduct a public hearing on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 6:15 pm in the Public Meeting Room of the Madison County Administrative Office Building, 103 W Wallace, Virginia City, Montana. The Board will consider the agenda item and make a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners who will take final action.
A request for Preliminary Plat approval has been submitted by Haystack Development Inc, on behalf of MB MT Acquisition LLC, for Lower Ulery’s 4 Subdivision and PUD. This project is located in the Ulery’s Lake Neighborhood and the Moonlight East Development Area within the Moonlight Basin Overall Development Plan area, legally described as an un-platted tract of land in the southeast quarter and southwest quarter of Section 13, Township 6 South, Range 2 East, P.M.M., Madison County, Montana. The proposal is to subdivide 15.16 acres from the larger parent tract into Condo Lot 1 (5.48 acres) and Open Space 1 (9.68 acres). Condo Lot 1 is proposed to be developed with five detached residential condominiums to be served by existing public water and sewer services, operated by Moonlight Basin Water & Sewer LLC. The Planned Unit Development (PUD) element of the application regards a requested modification to the design standards outlined in Table IV-1 of the Madison County Subdivision Regulations, to allow the proposed internal road to be constructed within a 40-foot right-of-way. Primary road access will be via Treeline Springs Road off of Moonlight Trail.
Comments are encouraged to be submitted and should be received by 3:00 p.m. on July 29, 2019, and may be sent to the Madison County Planning Board by: Mail to P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, Montana, 59755; Fax to (406) 843-5229; or E-mail to Oral or written comments may also be given at the public hearing.
The preliminary plat and supplemental information pertaining to this proposed subdivision is available for review at:
• Madison County Planning Office, 103 W. Wallace, Virginia City;
• Madison Valley Library, 210 West Main Street, Ennis;
• Big Sky Fire Department, Station 1, 650 Rainbow Trout Run, Big Sky
Call (406) 843-5250 for more information.
Darlene Tussing, President, Madison County Planning Board
PUBLIC NOTICE: Pursuant to the currently enacted legislation regarding the Opencut Mining Act (see Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 82-4-432[5]), Madison County has prepared this public notice to inform interested parties of a pending amendment for an opencut mine. As the proposed Operator of the Harrison opencut facility, Madison County is required to provide the information herein.
Site: Harrison (Approx. 3 miles north of Harrison, MT on HWY 359)
Operator: Madison County; PO Box 278; 103 W. Wallace, Virginia City, MT 59755; Ph:(406) 843-4277.
Proposed Permit Acreage: 41.8 acres.
Property Owner: State of Montana Trust Lands, & Pleasant View Ranch, LLC;
Average Depth of Reclamation Media: 12 inches.
Volume of Removed Materials: Up to 2,000,000 cubic yards of gravel and sand.
Proposed Equipment: Crusher, Screen, Conveyor Assembly, Grizzly, Dozers, Backhoes, Excavators, Loaders, Dump/Haul Trucks, Scraper, etc.
Duration of Activities: Production is ongoing and will continue until Final Reclamation. Final Reclamation before June 2049.
Access Point: Unmarked approach on the East side of HWY 359 about 1 mile north of the intersection of HWY 359 and HWY 287. About 1.5 miles north of Harrison, MT.
Legal Description: Section 36, Township 1S, Range 2W.

​Members of the public seeking to have the Department of Environmental Quality organize a Public Meeting to review and comment on the specifics of the proposed opencut operations amendment must complete, detach, and mail the Request for Public Meeting form below.

​Please feel free to contact Jonathan Weaver at the office of Great West Engineering at (406) 495-6171 or for further information regarding the contents of this notice & the proposed opencut mine. A Site Map can be viewed by visiting: Type “Harrison” into the Site Name Field and click “Submit.” Refer to page 41 of the application PDF. Hard copies the Location Map can be obtained by contacting Jonathan Weaver of Great West Engineering.
Harrison Public Hearing Request 2019

The Madison County Floodplain Administrator has received a Floodplain Development Permit application request from Gary Caprara and Gary Vert, P.E. of WWC Engineering on behalf of Giampaoli Enterprises LP to build a residential home and install accompanying well and septic system within the Regulated Flood Hazard Area of the Jefferson River near Waterloo. The project will not involve any work on the river bank nor encroach into any water bodies or designated wetlands. The subject property is located off Waterloo Road in Section 22, Township 1 South, Range 5 West, P.M.M., Madison County, MT.
A detailed description of the proposed project is available for review at the Madison County Planning Office, 103 W. Wallace, Virginia City, MT 59755. Comments concerning the above request should be directed to the Madison County Floodplain Administrator via mail to P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, MT 59755; by phone to (406) 843-5250; by fax to (406) 843-5229; or email to
Comments will be received through 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019. In the event of substantial comment or protest to the issuance of the permit, the Madison County Floodplain Administrator may hold a public hearing to determine whether the permit shall be issued.
Cody Marxer, Madison County Floodplain Administrator
NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCIES: The Madison County Board of Commissioners has one vacancy on the Housing Advisory Board; one vacancy on the Library Board, representing the Twin Bridges and Harrison/Pony/Norris Area; one vacancy on the Twin Bridges Mosquito District Board; one vacancy on the Planning Board, representing the Twin Bridges or Harrison/Pony/Norris Area; two vacancies on the Public Health Board, one as a school representative and one representing the Twin Bridges and Harrison/Pony/Norris Area; two vacancies on the Road Review Committee; one vacancy on the Tax Appeal Board and one vacancy for a Substitute Member on the Tax Appeal Board; and one vacancy on the Madison Valley Cemetery District Board. If you are interested in filling any of these vacancies, please contact the Commissioners’ Office at 406-843-4277, or by email at PDF application forms can be found on the county website at Please return completed applications to: Madison County Commissioners’ Office P.O. Box 278 Virginia City, MT 59755  
PUBLIC NOTICE: Minutes of the Madison County Board of Commissioners’ meetings for the period beginning May 1, 2019, and ending on May 31, 2019, are now available for public review in the office of the Clerk and Recorder at the Madison County Administrative Office Building in Virginia City, MT. Individual requests for personal copies of these minutes, or any previous minutes, will be accepted by the Clerk and Recorder in her office. Approved minutes can also be viewed on the Madison County website at .  
Public Notice for Request for Proposals:  Madison County, Montana, acting through the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, is requesting proposals for a Public Safety Software System (PSSS).

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is seeking to replace its existing Public Safety Software System. The MCSO is requesting proposals for an integrated PSSS that consists of one application, with one database, provided by one vendor and which includes the service of providing and maintaining the software and servers. The successful vendor must have the capability to transfer data from the current PSSS to the product chosen.
The MCSO is interested in new technology and is willing to obtain as much information as possible about recommendations for the new system from the respective vendors.
The system shall allow the MCSO to efficiently organize, track and access the vast amount of information that flows through the system daily. It must be searchable, easy to use, and secure.
The system must be scalable and must be able to integrate with existing and future options the MCSO may implement.
No vendor, employee, or consultant shall contact anyone except the individual listed at the MCSO for purposes of soliciting information about this RFP, the evaluation of the proposals, or the selection process until after such time as the MCSO announces its intent to award the contract or otherwise completes the RFP process. All correspondence shall be made by email to the contact listed below.
All communications regarding this RFP should be directed to:
Communications Coordinator
Lynda Holt
Madison County Sheriff’s Office
PO Box 276
Virginia City, MT 59755

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