Bid Advertisement: 

Stillwater County is soliciting a Request for Qualifications for Engineering and Construction Administration. These services are solicited to assist the County in a full services design and construction administration contract for extensive road rehabilitation work of approximately 500+- linear feet of West Rosebud Road and approximately 500 +- linear feet of Fiddler Creek Road in Stillwater County, Montana. The deadline for submission of proposals is March 25th, 3:00 p.m. Proposals received after the deadline will not be considered for award, regardless of whether or not the delay was outside the control of the submitting firm. 

RFQ Eng Services EDA Projects West Rosebud- Fiddler Creek

Stillwater County EDA Road Repairs

Please provide one digital copy of your Statement of Qualifications as well as 6 hard copies as directed below.

Mail:

Attn: Joe Morse, Finance

Stillwater County Courthouse

PO Box 970

Columbus, MT  59019

Hand Delivery:

Joe Morse, Finance

Stillwater County Courthouse

400 E. 3rd Street

Columbus, MT  59019

Stillwater County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority Business Enterprises, Small Business Enterprises, Women Business Enterprises, are encouraged to submit proposals.

Published:

Stillwater County News: March 4th, 11th, 18th

Billings Gazette: March 7th, 14th, 21st

Fairgrounds Special District Public Hearing Zoom Information

 NOTICE OF PASSAGE OF RESOLUTION OF INTENTION TO CREATE A SPECIAL DISTRICT FOR THE PURPOSE OF UNDERTAKING CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS TO THE NEW STILLWATER COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS AND FINANCING THE COSTS THEREOF AND INCIDENTAL THERETO THROUGH THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL DISTRICT BONDS

STILLWATER COUNTY, MONTANA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on December 29, 2020, the Board of County Commissioners (the “Board”) of Stillwater County, Montana (the “County”), adopted a Resolution of Intention to create a special district to be called the Stillwater County Fairgrounds District (the “District”) for the purpose of undertaking various recreational and fairgrounds improvements on approximately 20 acres of highly visible undeveloped property north of the City of Columbus, Montana and adjacent to Interstate 90, generally consisting of design, engineering and construction of a multipurpose civic events center and livestock building, which may be expanded in the future to include additional exhibit space; an outdoor arena and a warm-up arena; a building housing the County weed and facilities departments; parking and recreational vehicle hook-ups; water, sewer and other utility improvements, as necessary; site improvements; courtyards and landscaping; and related improvements (collectively, the “Improvements”).

A complete copy of the Resolution of Intention is on file with the County Clerk and Recorder and more specifically describes the nature and estimated costs of the Improvements, the boundaries and the area included in the District, the method of financing costs of the Improvements and other matters pertaining thereto and further particulars.

On March 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the Stillwater County Pavilion, 328 E. 5th Ave. N., Columbus, Montana, the Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing and pass upon all written protests against the creation of the District that may be filed in the period hereinafter described.  Anyone interested is also welcome to participate remotely by joining the meeting online.  The County will post a Zoom meeting link on the County’s website under “Public Notices” at https://www.stillwatercountymt.gov/government/public-notices at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

A written protest against the creation of the District may be made only by an owner of the property to be included in the District and must be made in accordance with Section 7-11-1008, Montana Code Annotated.  Such protest must be delivered to the County Clerk and Recorder, Stillwater County, 400 East 3rd Avenue North, Columbus, Montana not later than 5:00 p.m., M.T., on March 1, 2021.

Further information regarding the proposed District or other matters in respect thereof may be obtained from the Stillwater County Commissioners 400 E 3rd Ave North Columbus, Montana 59019, or by telephone (406)-322-9935.

Dated: December 29, 2020.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THE STILLWATER COUNTY, MONTANA

Publish:            December 31, 2020 and January 7, 2021. 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING 

The Stillwater County Board of County Commissioners will conduct a Public Hearing at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 16th, at the Stillwater County Pavilion, 328 E. 5th Avenue North, Columbus, MT, to receive public comments regarding the proposed boundaries and regulations of the Stillwater County Development Regulations.

The proposed boundaries include all unincorporated areas of Stillwater County, except the City of Columbus extra-territorial zoning jurisdiction, as well as State and Federal lands. The proposed Regulations create a system and process for review of certain land use proposals, including a conditional use process for multi-family, commercial, and industrial uses, as well as criteria for certain signage.

The proposed Development Regulations are available for public inspection by clicking here or at the Stillwater County Clerk and Recorders Office on the second floor of the Stillwater County Courthouse at 400 E. 3rd Ave. N., Columbus, MT; the Stillwater County Planning Office located at 17 N. 4th St., in Columbus, MT

Questions can be directed to Forrest Mandeville, contract planner, at (406) 690-1933 or by email at Forrest@ForrestMandevilleConsulting.com 

Publish January 28 and March 4

NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARING

§7-1-2121, MCA 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a petition has been filed with the Stillwater County Commissioners submitted by The Beartooth Front Coalition et al. to create a Citizen Initiated Zoning District to regulate oil/gas development in an 84,000± acre section of Southern Stillwater County.

A public hearing on this petition will be held on Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 at 10:00 AM, at the Columbus Evangelical Church 2 E. 1st Ave N, Columbus, MT 59019. For further information or questions on the petition, call the Stillwater County Commissioners Office at (406)-322-8008. Written Comment will be accepted via hand delivery or mail until January 5th, 2021. A second Written Comment Period will open February 3rd, 2021 (Seven Day Period). All comments must include name, address, and be signed. Digital and Verbal comment will not be accepted or considered. Written comments must be mailed or hand delivered to the Stillwater County Commissioners Office at 400 E 3rd Ave N, P.O. Box 970, Columbus, MT 59019.

/s/ Board of County Commissioners: Mark Crago, Chair; Tyrel Hamilton and Steve Riveland, Members.

Please publish in the Stillwater County News on January 21st and January 28th, 2021. 

Stillwater County CIP- Draft

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

7-14-2615 (2) MCA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a petition has been filed with the Stillwater County Commissioners submitted by Ron E Olson, to abandon 2 portions of BERRY CREEK ROAD,

1.) Starting at the SWSE of Section 2, Township 1 South, Range 19 East abandoning westerly 1.5 miles to SWSW of Section 3, Township 1 South, Range 19 East.  2.) Starting at the NENE of Section 8, Township 1 South, Range 19 East abandoning southerly 1 mile to SESE of Section 8, Township 1 South, Range 19 East. 

A public hearing on this petition will be held on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 9:30 AM, Commissioners Meeting Room on the First Floor of the Courthouse, located at 400 E 3rd Ave N, Columbus, MT.  For further information or questions on the petition, call the Road Department at (406) 322-5335.  All written comments will be accepted at or before the public hearing and addressed to Stillwater County Commissioners, P.O. Box 970, Columbus, MT 59019.

/s/ Board of County Commissioners: Mark Crago, Chair; Tyrel Hamilton and Steve Riveland, Members.

Please publish in the Stillwater County News on December 31st, 2020 and January 7th, 2021.

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING PROPOSED CREATION OF A SPECIAL DISTRICT FOR THE PURPOSE OF UNDERTAKING AND MAINTAINING CERTAIN IMPROVEMENTS AT THE NEW COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS

STILLWATER COUNTY, MONTANA

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commissioners of Stillwater County, Montana (the “County”) proposes to undertake various fairgrounds and recreational improvements, generally consisting of design, engineering and construction of a multipurpose civic events center and livestock building, which may be expanded in the future to include additional exhibit space; an outdoor arena and a warm-up arena; a building housing the County weed and facilities departments; parking and recreational vehicle hook-ups; water, sewer and other utility improvements, as necessary; site improvements; courtyards and landscaping; and related improvements (collectively, the “Improvements”).  The Improvements will be located on or serve certain property owned by the County, consisting of approximately 20 acres of land north of the City of Columbus, Montana, adjacent to Interstate 90 (the “New Fairgrounds”).  As a means of financing all or a portion of the costs of the Improvements and, as necessary, future capital improvements or major maintenance within the New Fairgrounds, this Board is proposing to create and establish in the County under Montana Code Annotated (“M.C.A.”), Title 7, Chapter 11, Part 10, as amended, a special district (the “District”).

The District, if created and established, will be known as the “Stillwater County Fairgrounds District.”  The limits and boundaries of the District will be coterminous with the boundaries of the New Fairgrounds.  The County, as owner of the New Fairgrounds, is the only owner of real property included within the proposed District.

Pursuant to Section 7-11-1007(1), M.C.A., a public hearing will be held on December 29, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in the first floor meeting room at the Stillwater County Courthouse, 400 E. 3rd Avenue North, Columbus, Montana, on the matter of considering the creation of the District prior to making a determination whether to proceed with the passage of a resolution of intention to create the District.  

                                                                            BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF
                                                                            COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF  
                                                                            STILLWATER COUNTY, MONTANA

Publish:  December 17, 2020 and December 24, 2020

NOTICE OF PUBLIC PROCEEDINGS

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT a petition has been filed and accepted for consideration with the Stillwater County Commissioners submitted by Beartooth Citizen Initiated Front, the proceedings are as follows: 

PLEASE SEE THIS LINK 

 

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