Public/Legal Notices

   
Request for Bids: The Madison County Board of Commissioners is accepting sealed bids, until Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at 11:00 a.m., for the following items:

​ 1. 1971 Oshkosh Snowblower, Serial Number: 12185, 109,179 miles, Cummins diesel engine, snowblower engine does not currently work, as it needs a pinion gear.
​ 1. Kolberg Double Deck Screener - 710 KDS, Serial Number: 402661, 3433 hours, diesel engine, good condition.

Deliver bids to: Madison County Commissioners’ Office, 103 W. Wallace, P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, MT 59755. Bids will be opened on March 9, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. during the regular Commission meeting in the Second Floor Courtroom of the Administrative Office Building in Virginia City, Montana.

​ Snowblower can be inspected at the Ennis Road Shop, 12 Varney Road, Ennis, Montana. If you have questions or wish to schedule an inspection, please contact Roy Hill at 406-579-1174 or via email at rhill@madisoncountymt.gov . Pictures are available upon request.

​ Deck Screener can be inspected at the Alder Road Shop, 42 Judy Lane, Alder, Montana. If you have questions or wish to schedule an inspection, please contact Ray Rowberry at 406-596-0188. Pictures are available upon request. Both items will be sold “as is”, with no warranty or guarantees.

Madison County reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.
 
   
NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCIES: The Madison County Board of Commissioners has one vacancy on the Airport Board; one vacancy on the Board of Health representing Commission District 2, i.e. Twin Bridges, Silver Star, Harrison, Norris or Pony areas; three vacancies on the DUI Task Force; two vacancies on the Mental Health Local Advisory Council; one vacancy on the Road Review Committee; one vacancy on the Tax Appeal Board; one vacancy for a Substitute Member on the Tax Appeal Board; one vacancy on the Sheridan Cemetery District Board; and one vacancy on the Madison Valley Rural Fire 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 madco@madisoncountymt.gov . PDF application forms can be found on the county website at https://madisoncountymt.gov/DocumentCenter/View/833 . Please return completed applications to: Madison County Commissioners’ Office P.O. Box 278 Virginia City, MT 59755  
   
MADISON COUNTY PLANNING BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING:
​ The Madison County Planning Board will conduct a public meeting on Monday, February 22, 2021 within their regular scheduled meeting which begins at 6:00 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 by Craig Brown, PLS on behalf of Harrison Lake Ranch, Inc. for Preliminary Plat approval of Wade Minor Subdivision, a first minor subdivision consisting of one 20.5-acre lot to be divided from the larger unplatted tract. The subdivision will be accessed via Lake Rd and served by an individual well and wastewater treatment system. The subject property is an un-platted 341.02-acre tract of land legally described as S03, T02 S, R01 W, ACRES 341.02, ALL, W OF RESERVOIR, Madison County, Montana.

​ 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;

​ Comments and questions are encouraged to be submitted and should be received by 5:00 p.m. on February 22, 2021, and may be sent to the Madison County Planning Department by Mail to P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, Montana, 59755; Phone to (406) 843-5250; Fax to (406) 843-5229; or E-mail to planning@madisoncountymt.gov. Verbal or written comments may also be given at the public meeting.

​ Additionally, the public hearing will be live-streamed via Webex video conferencing platform:
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MADISON COUNTY PLANNING BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING:
​ The Madison County Planning Board will conduct a public hearing on Monday, February 22, 2021 within their regular scheduled meeting which begins at 6:00 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 MB MT Acquisition LLC, for Jack Creek Cabins Subdivision. The proposal is to divide 12.91 acres from the larger parent tract into Condo Lot 1 (5.34 acres) and Open Space 1 (7.57 acres). Condo Lot 1 is proposed to be developed with thirteen (13) detached single-family residential condominiums to be accessed via a new proposed road extending north of Moonlight Trail and served by existing public water and sewer services operated by Moonlight Basin Water & Sewer LLC. This project is located in the Overlook Neighborhood within the Moonlight Basin Overall Development Plan area on property 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.

Copies of the proposal are available for public review at:
• Madison County Planning Office, 103 W. Wallace St., Virginia City
​ • Madison Valley Public Library, 210 E. Main Street, Ennis
​• Big Sky Fire Department, Station 1, 650 Rainbow Trout Run, Big Sky

​Verbal or written comments may also be given at the public hearing. Comments are encouraged to be submitted and should be received by 5:00 p.m. on February 22, 2021, and may be sent to the Madison County Planning Department at P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, Montana, 59755; Fax to (406) 843-5229; E-mail planning@madisoncountymt.gov. Call (406) 843-5250 for more information.

​ Additionally, the public hearing will be live-streamed via Webex video conferencing platform:
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES: The Montana Department of Commerce recently awarded Madison County a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) planning grant to prepare a preliminary architectural report (PAR) for the Tobacco Root Mountains Care Center (TRMCC) in Sheridan, Montana. Madison County requests proposals from interested, registered architectural firms in response to the following paragraph's services.

​ The selected architect will prepare a Preliminary Architectural Report (PAR), which at a minimum meets the requirements of the PAR as described in the most recent version of the Community and Public Facility Application Guidelines for the CDBG Program. Interested architects are strongly encouraged to contact CDBG staff at (406) 841-2784 to clarify the CDBG PAR outline's guidance. 

​ Madison County is considering an application for CDBG Community and Public Facilities funding to the Montana CDBG Program and possibly other state and federal funding sources for the 2021 funding cycle. The PAR must be completed by August 1, 2021.

​ Consistent with Section 3 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1968, 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. Further, to the greatest extent, feasible, business concerns located in or substantially owned by residents of the project area will be utilized. Disadvantaged business enterprises (DBE's) are encouraged to apply.

​ Copies of the detailed Request for Qualifications (RFQ), including a description of the services to be provided by respondents, the minimum content of responses, and the factors to be used to evaluate the responses, can be obtained by contacting Jani Flinn, Madison County Grant Administrator, at (406) 843-4203 or jflinn@madisoncountymt.gov .
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​ The Madison County Commissioners will receive responses to this RFP at 103 West Wallace, Virginia City, MT 59755, until 1:00 p.m. on February 25, 2021. Madison County and its agents reserve the right to reject any or all proposals and waive any formality and technicality.
 
   
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING RESOLUTION CALLING FOR A PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE ENLARGEMENT OF THE BIG SKY TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT: The Madison County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, February 4, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room of the Administrative Office Building, Virginia City, Montana, to receive public comment on the Enlargement of the Big Sky Transportation District. The proposed resolution will call for an election to add the Big Sky Resort District into the Big Sky Transportation district. A map of this area is available at the Madison County Courthouse. The purpose of the Big Sky Transportation District is to supply transportation services and facilities to district residents and other persons. There is no cost to expanding the boundaries of the District, as there are currently no property taxes levied to support the Big Sky Transportation District.

​Copies of the Resolution are available for review at the following locations: Sheridan Public Library (107 E. Hamilton St.), Twin Bridges Library (206 S. Main St.); Ennis/Madison Valley Public Library (210 E. Main St.); Thompson-Hickman Library, (217 Idaho St.), Madison County Commissioners’ Office (103 W. Wallace), the Clerk & Recorder’s Office (103 W. Wallace), Virginia City; and on the County’s website under public/legal notices at www.madisoncountymt.gov .

​Comments on the proposal are welcome. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing or delivered to the Madison County Commissioners’ Office prior to the hearing at P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, MT 59755; faxed to (406) 843-5517; or e-mailed to madco@madisoncountymt.gov. Written comments must be received by close of the February 4, 2021, public hearing. For more information, contact the Commissioners’ Office at (406) 843-4277.
 
   
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCE 1-2021 AMENDING ORDINANCE 1-93, WHICH CLOSES PORTIONS OF ENUMERATED COUNTY ROADS TO AUTOMOBILE TRAFFIC AND PROVIDES FOR SNOWMOBILE USE The Madison County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. in Second Floor Court Room of the Administrative Office Building, Virginia City, Montana, to receive public comment on the second reading of Ordinance 1-2021.  The proposed ordinance would amend Ordinance 1-93 by completely striking “Garden Creek Road from the Garden Creek Cow Camp to the end of the road” from Attachment A of Ordinance 1-93.

​ Copies of the proposed ordinance are available for review at the following locations: Sheridan Public Library (107 E. Hamilton St.), Twin Bridges Library (206 S. Main St.); Ennis/Madison Valley Public Library (210 E. Main St.); Thompson-Hickman Library, (217 Idaho St.), Madison County Commissioners’ Office (103 W. Wallace), the Clerk & Recorder’s Office (103 W. Wallace), Virginia City; and on the County’s website under public/legal notices at www.madisoncountymt.gov .

​ Comments on the proposal are welcome. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing or delivered to the Madison County Commissioners’ Office prior to the hearing at P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, MT 59755; faxed to (406) 843-5517; or e-mailed to madco@madisoncountymt.gov. Written comments must be received by close of the February 9, 2021, public hearing. For more information, contact the Commissioners’ Office at (406) 843-4277.
 
   
Public Administrator Vacancy Notice: The Board of Madison County Commissioners is accepting applications for the elected position of Public Administrator. This position administers the estates of decedents for which no administrators are appointed. Powers and duties of the position, as well as details of compensation, can be found in Title 72, Chapter 15, Part 1-3, MCA. This is an elected position that will be appointed until the next general election, at which time the successful candidate will need to run for re-election.
Please send resume or letter of interest to: Madison County Commissioners Office, P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, MT 59755, call 406-843-4277, or send email to madco@madisoncountymt.gov