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January 22, 2020



PUBLIC NOTICES

STATE OF MONTANA

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION

BOARD OF OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION

BILLINGS, MONTANA

February 12 & 13, 2020

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

CONSERVATION AND PREVENTION OF WASTE OF OIL AND GAS

The Board of Oil and Gas Conservation of the State of Montana will hold its business meeting on Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. in the hearing room at its office at 2535 St. Johns Avenue in Billings, Montana. The agenda for that meeting is as follows:

1. Call to order

2. Approval of minutes of December 4, 2019, business meeting

3. Public comment on agenda and non-agenda items

4. Well Done Montana LLC presentation

5. Financial report

6. Plugging and reclamation program update

7. Bond summary & incident report

8. Docket summary

9. Gas flaring exceptions

10. Inactive well review

11. Staff reports

12. Other business

The Board will conduct public hearings pursuant to Chapter 11 of Title 82 of the Montana Code Annotated on the matters described below at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2020, in the hearing room at its office at 2535 St. Johns Avenue in Billings, Montana. Interested persons have the opportunity to be heard for each docket. For more information or to request accommodation for a disability, please contact Erin Ricci at (406) 444-6731 or Jennifer Breton at (406) 656-0040, as soon as possible before the scheduled hearing.

Docket 124-2019

Continued and amended from December 2019

APPLICANT: SCOUT ENERGY MANAGEMENT LLC – PHILLIPS AND VALLEY COUNTIES, MONTANA

Request for a change of operator, and as required by Board policy, the Board will hold a hearing to consider approval of the transfers of plugging and reclamation responsibilities for certain wells identified in the applications from Omimex Canada, LTD and Topaz Oil & Gas, Inc. to Scout Energy Management LLC, and to determine if the proposed plugging and reclamation bond coverage is adequate under § 82-11-123(5), MCA.

BOARD OF OIL AND GAS CONSERVATION

Erin Ricci

Administrative Assistant

(Published by Phillips County News 01/22/2020)

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INVITATION TO BID

Sealed bids will be received up to and including 3:00 PM on February 6, 2020 and will be publicly opened and read aloud in the office of Design and Construction, 1522 Ninth Avenue, P.O. Box 200701, Helena, MT 59620-0701, for the: Cree Crossing WMA Equipment Storage Facility – Rebid Project, FWP # 7155318 near Saco, MT.

Bids shall be submitted on the form provided within the Contract Documents.

The Contract Documents may be viewed on the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks website at:

http://fwp.mt.gov/doingBusiness/designAndConstruction/upcomingBidOpenings.html

A refundable deposit of -0- is required for each plan set.

A PRE-BID WALK-THROUGH IS SCHEDULED FOR JANUARY 28, 2020 AT 12:00 P.M. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD MEET ONSITE AT THE CREE CROSSING WMA PARKING AREA. ATTENDENCE IS STRONGLY RECOMMEND.

If you would like any further information, please contact Joey Renenger at (406) 841-4007.

All bids over $25,000.00 must be accompanied by a bid security meeting the requirements of the State of Montana in the amount of 10% of the total bid. After award, the successful bidder must furnish an approved Performance Security and a Labor & Material Payment Security each in the amount of 100% of the contract.

No bidder may withdraw his bid for at least thirty (30) calendar days after the scheduled time for receipt of bids except as noted in the Instruction to Bidders.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive any and all irregularities or informalities and the right to determine what constitutes any and all irregularities or informalities.

The State of Montana makes reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with an applicant’s ability to compete in the bidding and/or selection process. In order for the state to make such accommodations, applicants must make known any needed accommodation to the individual project managers or agency contacts listed in the contract documents. Persons using TDD may call the Montana Relay Service at 1-800-253-4091.

DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

DEPARTMENT OF FISH, WILDLIFE AND PARKS

STATE OF MONTANA

(Published by Phillips County News 01/22, 01/29, 02/05/2020)

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Dan O’Brien

Cole, Amestoy & O'Brien, PLLP

P.O. Box 1280

113 South 2nd Street West

Malta, Montana 59538

Phone: (406) 654-2541

Attorneys for Personal Representative

MONTANA SEVENTEENTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT, COUNTY OF PHILLIPS

IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE

OF

DONALD WATTS,

Deceased.

Probate No. DP-2019-35

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned has been appointed Personal Representative of the above named estate. All persons having claims against the said deceased are required to present their claims within four months after the date of the first publication of this Notice or said claims will be forever barred.

Claims must be mailed, return receipt requested, to: Christine Kinkelaar, Personal Representative, c/o Cole, Amestoy & O'Brien, P.O. Box 1280, 113 South 2nd Street West, Malta, Montana 59538, or filed with the Clerk of the above Court.

DATED this 20th day of December 2019.

/s/ Christine Kinkelaar,

Personal Representative

(Published by Phillips County News 01/15, 01/22, 01/29/2020)

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PUBLIC NOTICE FOR CAPITAL ASSISTANCE

This is to notify all interested parties that PHILLIPS TRANSIT AUTHORITY is applying for $134,674.00 through the Capital Assistance Grant. The Capital Assistance Grant is funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and administered by the Montana Department of Transportation. FTA funds will be used to purchase 2 – 13 passenger regular floor buses.

The application is on file at 311 S. 8th. Ave. E., Malta, MT. If requested, a public hearing will be held and public notice indicating the location, date and time of the hearing will be provided. For more information or for those who require accommodations for disabilities, contact Betty Hasler, Transit Coordinator, 311 S. 8th. Ave. E., Malta, MT. phone # 406-654-5301 or Department of Transportation, Helena at 406-444-4210 (voice) or 406-444-7696 (TTY).

The PHILLIPS TRANSIT AUTHORITY will be requesting financial assistance from the Montana Department of Transportation and the Federal Transit Administration.

(Published by Phillips County News 01/22, 01/29/2020)

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REQUESTS FOR QUALIFICATIONS

ENGINEERING, PLANNING AND/OR GRANT WRITING/ADMINISTRATION SERVICES

The City of Malta (City) is soliciting proposals to hire a firm(s) or individual(s) to provide general engineering, planning, and/or grant writing/administration services related to the City’s infrastructure. The City will utilize the selected firm(s) or individual(s) for a period of up to five years for all planning, engineering and/or funding related activities associated with the City’s infrastructure including, but not limited to, the City’s wastewater collection and treatment facilities, water treatment and distribution, storm drainage, streets, parks, trails, flood control, municipal buildings, etc. Desired services may include the following: land use, capital improvements, and/or project development planning, surveying, preliminary engineering, final design, construction management, inspection work, grant writing, and/or grant administration. The agreement and payment terms will be negotiated with the selected offeror.

Responses to this RFP must not exceed 20 pages – excluding resumes and cover letter, and must include the following:

1. The firm's legal name, address, and telephone number

2. The principal(s) of the firm and their experience and qualifications.

3. The experience and qualifications of the staff to be assigned to the project.

4. A description of the firm's prior experience, including any similar projects (in particular

those funded by DNRC, TSEP, CDBG, SRF, RD, etc.), size of the community, location,

total construction cost, and name of a local official knowledgeable regarding the firm's

performance.

5. A description of the firm's current work activities and how these activities would be

coordinated with the project, as well as the firm's anticipated availability during the

term of the project.

6. An example of a proposed work plan and schedule for activities that may be performed.

7. List, including contact names, a minimum of five projects involving services applicable

to those outlined in this RFQ.

The proposals will be evaluated based on the following six criteria:

The qualifications of the professional personnel to be assigned to the project 30%

Related experience on similar projects 25%

Recent and current work for the City or similar entity issuing the RFQ 20%

The consultant's capability to meet time and project budget requirements 10%

Present and projected workload 10%

Location 5%

The selection of finalists to be interviewed if interviews are deemed necessary will be based on an evaluation of the written responses. The award will be made to the most qualified offeror whose proposal is deemed most advantageous to the City, all criteria considered. Unsuccessful offers will be notified as soon as possible. Questions and responses should be directed to Mayor John Demarais, Mayor, (406) 654-1251, P.O. Box 1300, Malta, MT 59538-1300. All responses must be received by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Please state "Engineering, Planning and/or Grant Writing/Administration Services Proposal" on the outside of the response package. Include eight copies of the proposals.

Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 requires recipients of CDBG funding, to the greatest extent feasible, extend to lower-income residents opportunities for training and employment that may arise from the project. Further, to the fullest extent feasible, the consultants and contractors selected to design and construct public facilities projects will utilize business owners located in or substantially owned by residents of Malta and Phillips County.

This solicitation is being offered in accordance with federal and state statutes governing the procurement of professional services. Accordingly, the City reserves the right to negotiate an agreement based on fair and reasonable compensation for the scope of work and services proposed, as well as the right to reject any and all responses deemed unqualified, unsatisfactory, or inappropriate.

 

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