Public/Legal Notices

 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: The Madison County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 11:00 A.M., in the Commissioners’ Conference Room at the Administrative Office Building in Virginia City, Montana, to receive public comment on a resolution establishing County office hours. Copies of the resolution are available for public review and comment at the Madison County Commissioners’ Office and posted on the Madison County website, www.madisoncountymt.gov . Comments on the resolution are welcome. Written public comments may be submitted or delivered to the Madison County Commissioners’ Office, P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, MT 59755; faxed to (406) 843-5517; or emailed to madco@madisoncountymt.gov. Written comments must be received by close of the January 16, 2018, public hearing.
 
PUBLIC NOTICE: Madison County and the Town of Ennis, in accordance with National Flood Insurance Program regulation 65.7(b)(1), hereby give notice of their intent to revise the flood hazard information, generally located along Moores Creek within the Town of Ennis. Specifically, the flood hazard information shall be revised along Moores Creek from a point approximately 650 feet downstream (north) of the outlet of the Main Street culvert to a point approximately 800 feet upstream (southwest) of MT Highway 287. As a result of the revision, the floodway shall widen and narrow, the 1% annual chance water-surface elevations shall increase and decrease, and the 1% annual chance floodplain shall widen and narrow within the area of revision. Maps and detailed analysis of the revision can be reviewed at the Ennis Town Hall at 328 West Main Street, Ennis, MT 59729. Interested persons may call Mr. Jonathan Weaver, Town of Ennis Floodplain Administrator, at (406) 449-8627 for additional information.
 
PUBLIC NOTICE: Minutes of the Madison County Board of Commissioners’ meetings for the period beginning December 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2017, 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 www.madisoncountymt.gov . Signed this 12th day of January, 2018.
 
PUBLIC NOTICE: The Madison County Board of Commissioners approved payroll for payment in the amount of $820,380.64 and claims for all funds in the amount of $743,350.88 with a total of $1,563,731.52 for the period beginning December 1, 2017, and ending on December 31, 2017. The full and complete claims and payroll lists are 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 lists will be accepted by the Clerk and Recorder in her office and can also be viewed on the Madison County website at www.madisoncountymt.gov. Signed this 12th day of January, 2018.
 
NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCIES: The Board of Commissioners is reestablishing a Housing Advisory Board to help identify and set priorities for housing needs in Madison County and is seeking volunteers to serve on the Board. There are also vacancies on the Mental Health Local Advisory Council (5 positions), the Planning Board representing the Pony, Norris, Harrison Area, the Madison Valley Fire District Board, and the Virginia City Fire District Board. If you are interested in serving on any of these boards please contact the Commissioners’ Office at 406-843-4277, by email at madco@madison.mt.gov , or visit our website at www.madisoncountymt.gov. The Madison County Board of Commissioners also has a vacancy on the Big Sky Meadow Trails, Recreation, and Parks Special District Board, (“Members of this board must reside in the respective county and either own property or reside within the district boundary from which they are appointed…”).
 
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS: The Madison County Tax Appeal Board will be in session from July 1 through December 31, 2017, for the business of hearing appeals. Any taxpayer who disagrees with the appraised value of his or her property may file an appeal with the Madison County Tax Appeal Board on or before the first Monday in June or within 30 days of receipt of a Notice of Classification and Appraisal, or Notice to Change Valuation (assessment notice), whichever is later. It is possible that not all taxpayers will receive an assessment notice. Appeal forms are available online on the State Tax Appeal Board website at mtab.mt.gov or from Laurie Buyan in the Commissioners’ Office, P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, MT, 843-4277, the Clerk and Recorder’s Office, 843-4270, or by email at madco@madison.mt.gov.
 
The Madison County Planning Board will conduct a public meeting on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 6:15 pm in the public meeting room of the Madison County Administrative Office Building, 103 W Wallace, Virginia City, Montana.
The purpose of the public meeting is to receive comment on the proposed Moonlight Basin Overall Development Plan update. The proposed plan spans approximately 8,000 acres of platted subdivision and un-platted tracts of land located in the upper Jack Creek drainage on the northern flank of Lone Mountain in Section 34, Township 5 South, Range 2 East; Sections 1-4, 9-12, 13-16, 22-24 & 26, Township 6 South, Range 2 East; Sections 7 & 18, Township 6 South, Range 3 East PMM.  
Written comments should be received by 3:00 p.m. on January 29, 2018, 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 drobison@madison.mt.gov. Oral or written comments may also be given at the public hearing. 
The Overall Development Plan and supplemental information pertaining to this proposed subdivision is available for review at:   
• Madison County Planning Office, 103 W. Wallace, Virginia City;
• Madison Valley Public Library, 210 E. Main Street, Ennis;
Big Sky Fire Department, Station 1, 650 Rainbow Trout Run, Big Sky

 
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Madison County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public meeting on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 10:30 am, in the Commissioners’ Conference Room of the Madison County Administrative Office Building, 103 W Wallace, Virginia City, Montana to receive comment on proposed legislative and housekeeping amendments to the Madison County Subdivision Regulations. 
Written comments may be submitted at the public hearing or delivered to the Madison County Commissioners’ Office prior to the hearing by mail: Mail to P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, Montana, 59755; Fax to (406) 843-5229; or E-mail to planning@madison.mt.gov. Oral or written comments may also be given at the public hearing. 
Copies of the subdivision proposal and the proposed amendments to the Subdivision Regulations are available for public review at the following locations:  
Sheridan Public Library, 107 E. Hamilton St.; 
Twin Bridges Library, 206 S. Main St.; 
Madison County Planning Office, 103 W. Wallace, Virginia City;
Madison Valley Public Library, 210 E. Main Street, Ennis;
Thompson-Hickman County Library, 217 Idaho Street, Virginia City; 
County’s website at www.madisoncountymt.gov.
Please call (406) 843-5250 for more information.