Public/Legal Notices

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR PLANNING SERVICES: County Planning Services Request For Proposals (RFP) Virginia City, Montana Madison County, MT is seeking qualified individuals or firms for County Planning Services with the expertise and experience necessary to provide review and recommendations for routine County Planning related items and to provide guidance and strategy in assisting the County in planning for future growth and development. All qualifications/proposals must be submitted by 5:00 p.m., on Monday, April 1, 2019 at: Madison County, 103 W. Wallace, P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, MT 59755 or by email at For the complete submission requirements and scope of work, contact the Commissioners’ Office at 406-843-4277 or see our website at Madison County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. Complete RPF here  
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS for the Twin Bridges Airport Improvements Project, A.I.P. 3-30-0080-014-2019. Contract Documents may be inspected at many plan exchanges, and at the office of the consulting engineer, Robert Peccia & Associates, 3147 Saddle Drive / P.O. Box 5653, Helena, MT 59602). They may be reviewed, downloaded, and printed at no cost by clicking on the “Projects Bidding” tab at The major element of work includes: Installation of an Automated Weather Observing System (AWOS II or III/P). All bids must be submitted in a Bidding Document booklet, provided by the Engineer upon receipt of $25.000 (non-refundable). Alternate forms or copies of the Bidding Documents booklet will not be acceptable. The Planholders List will include only the purchasers of Bidding Documents booklets. Complete advertisement can be viewed here.  
PUBLIC NOTICE: Minutes of the Madison County Board of Commissioners’ meetings for the period beginning February 1, 2019, and ending on February 28, 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 . Signed this 15th day of March, 2019.  
The Madison County Planning Board has cancelled the scheduled March 25, 2019, meeting.
The Madison County Planning Board will continue a public hearing on Monday, April 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 public hearing is to receive comment on the renewal of the Spanish Peaks Overall Development Plan. Spanish Peaks Resort is a 3,530 acre development that spans the Gallatin and Madison County line in Big Sky, Montana. The proposed plan involves developing 290 dwellings in the 1,050 acres within Madison County, of which 92 have been previously approved. The 1,050 acres within Madison County lies east of Andesite Ridge between the South Fork and the West Fork of the Gallatin River in Sections 31and 32, T6S, R3E, P.M.M., Madison County, Montana.
Written comments should be received by 3:00 p.m. on April 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 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
Call (406) 843-5250 for more information.
Darlene Tussing, President, Madison County Planning Board
INVITATION FOR BIDS: Sealed bids will be accepted at the Madison County Commissioners’ Office, P.O. Box 278, 103 W. Wallace, Virginia City, Montana, until 1:00 PM on March 19, 2019, for acquisition and delivery of up to three (3) 2018 or newer Snow Plow Trucks to Madison County. Please contact the Commissioners’ Office at (406) 843-4277 or email for bid specifications and terms. Bids will be opened at the regular Commissioners’ meeting in Virginia City on March 19, 2019, at 1:00 PM.  
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: The Madison County Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 14, 2019, at 12:00 PM in the conference room at the Madison Valley Manor in Ennis to obtain public comments regarding a Preliminary Architectural Report and an application for funding to the Montana Department of Commerce’s Community Development Block Grant Program to fund Phase 2 of the Manor renovation project. At the public hearing, representatives of SMA Architects and Great West Engineering will explain the proposed project, including the need and purpose, activities, budget, sources of funding, and any costs that may result for local citizens because of the project. All interested persons will be given the opportunity to ask questions and to express their opinions. Comments may be given orally at the hearing or submitted in writing by the end of the public hearing. Madison County will make reasonable accommodation for any known disability that may interfere with a person’s ability to participate in this public hearing. Persons needing an accommodation must notify the Madison County Commissioners at (406) 843-4277 no later than March 8, 2019, to allow adequate time to make needed arrangements. You may also write to the Madison County Commissioners at P.O. Box 278 Virginia City, MT 59755-0278 or via email at to make your request known. Madison County Commissioners Ronald E. Nye, Chair James P. Hart, Member, Dan W. Allhands, Member  
NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCIES: The Madison County Board of Commissioners has one vacancy on the Library Board; one vacancy on the Harrison Rural Fire District Board; one vacancy on the Sheridan Rural Fire District Board; one vacancy on the Compensation Board; one vacancy on the Housing Advisory Board representing the Sheridan or Twin Bridges areas; one vacancy on the Twin Bridges Mosquito District Board; two vacancies on the Planning Board, one representing the Town of Sheridan and one representing the Twin Bridges Area; two vacancies on the Public Health Board, one as a school representative and one representing the Twin Bridges and Harrison/Pony/Norris Area; one vacancy on the Tax Appeal Board and one vacancy for a Substitute Member on the Tax Appeal Board; one vacancy on the Weed 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