Public/Legal Notices

The Board of Madison County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing at 10:00 a.m. during their regular meeting on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, to hear comments on:  
Resolution 6-2020, renaming roadways accessing Beaverhead Condominiums complex located within properties legally described as Beaverhead Condo, S30, T06 S, R03 E, #1401 THRU #1416 TRACT A & B and Beaverhead Condo, S30, T06 S, R03 E, ACRES 5.84 in Big Sky. 
The hearing will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the Commissioner Conference Room at the Madison County Administrative Building, 103 W Wallace, Virginia City, Montana. 
Written and/or oral comments on the proposed road name changes are welcomed. Written comments may be sent to the Madison County Planning Office by mail to P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, MT, 59755; fax to (406) 843-5229; by e-mail to or they may be handed in at the public hearing. 
Interested parties are hereby notified that Madison County, Montana and the Federal Aviation  Administration (FAA) have prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA) and the FAA has prepared a Finding of No Significant Impact/Record of Decision (FONSI/ROD) for improvements at the Ennis Big Sky Airport (Airport Location ID EKS). The airport is located in the Madison Valley of southwestern Montana approximately seven miles south-southeast of the Town of Ennis and is owned and operated by Madison County (Airport Sponsor).  Environmental Assessment.PDF
The Madison County Planning Board will conduct a public hearing on Monday, November 25, 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 C&H Engineering and Surveying Inc. on behalf of Adrienne Kirby for Preliminary Plat approval of Kirby Minor Subdivision. Located in the Big Sky vicinity, the proposal is to divide a single 3.39-acre lot (Lot 1) from the 7.28-acre parent tract which is currently developed with a single family residence. Accessed from private Summit View Drive, Lot 1 is proposed to be developed with a single family residence to be served by a new individual well and a new onsite wastewater treatment system. The application includes a ‘Variance’ request to the design standards outlined in Section IV-A-9.c of the Madison County Subdivision Regulations, to allow the subdivision to be accessed via a private road within a gated community. The subject property is legally described as Lot 11A of the Amended Plat of Lots 10 and 11 Summit View Subdivision Phase II in the west half of Section 20, Township 6 South, Range 3 East, P.M.M., Madison County, Montana.   
Comments are encouraged to be submitted and should be received by 3:00 p.m. on November 25, 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 15 days prior to the public hearing 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.
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 November 19, 2019, for acquisition and delivery of one 2019 or newer Motor Grader 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 November 19, 2019, at 1:00 PM. For Further information Bid Specifications  
NOTICE: The Madison County Board of Commissioners will not be holding their regular Commission meeting on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. The next regular meeting following this date will be held on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.  
NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCIES: The Madison County Board of Commissioners has one vacancy on the Fair Board, one vacancy on the Housing Advisory Board; one vacancy on the Mental Health Local Advisory Council, one vacancy on the Planning Board, representing the Twin Bridges or Harrison/Pony/Norris Area; two vacancies on the Public Health Board, 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, one vacancy on the Madison Valley Cemetery District Board and one vacancy on the Pioneer 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
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,  
VARNEY BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION - For more information please go to VarneyBridge