Legals for September, 23 2020

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No. 1696 PUBLIC NOTICE Notice to Water Users (Pursuant to Section 85-2-307, MCA) The following application has been submitted to appropriate water in the State of Montana. THIS FOREST SERVICE APPLICATION WAS SUBMITTED PURSUANT THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE-MONTANA COMPACT AS PRESENTED IN §85-20-1401, MCA. OBJECTION DEADLINE: OCTOBER 23, 2020. OBJECTIONS TO THIS APPLICATION MUST BE FILED ON AN OBJECTION TO APPLICATION, FORM NO. 611 AND MUST PROVIDE SUBSTANTIAL CREDIBLE INFORMATION. THE SPECIFIC STATUTE PERTAINING TO THESE REQUIREMENTS CAN BE FOUND AT §85-20-1401, ARTICLE VI, MCA. MAIL THE COMPLETED FORM POSTMARKED ON OR BEFORE THE SPECIFIED DEADLINE AND $25.00 FILING FEE TO THE DNRC, PO BOX 201601, HELENA, MT 59620-1601. THE FORM IS AVAILABLE ON THE DEPARTMENT'S WEBSITE AT HTTP://WWW.DNRC.MT.GOV/WRD/ DIRECT ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS APPLICATION TO ETHAN MACE (PHONE: 406-542-5890, EMAIL: EMACE@MT.GOV), 2705 SPURGIN RD, BLDG C, PO BOX 5004, MISSOULA, MT 59804-5004. Application Number: 76LJ 30105064 Owners: USA (DEPT OF AGRICULTURE FOREST SERVICE) WATER RIGHTS PROGRAM MANAGER, NORTHERN REGION 26 FORT MISSOULA RD MISSOULA, MT 59804 7203 Priority Date: JANUARY 15, 2016 at 11:11 A.M. Purpose (use): INSTREAM FISHERY Maximum Flow Rate:4.70 CFS Source Name: MORAN CREEK Source Type: SURFACE WATER Point of Diversion and Means of Diversion: ID 1; Qtr Sec SW; Sec 2; Twp 34N; Rge 21W; County FLATHEAD Period of Diversion: JANUARY 1 TO DECEMBER 31 Diversion Means: INSTREAM Purpose (Use): INSTREAM FISHERY Period of Use: JANUARY 1 to DECEMBER 31 Place of Use: ID 1; Qtr Sec SW; Sec 2; Twp 34N; Rge 21W; County FLATHEAD Remarks: THIS WATER RIGHT IS FOR INSTREAM USE; MEANING THAT THERE IS NO DIVERSION, IMPOUNDMENT OR WITHDRAWAL ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE AND THE USE DOES NOT CAUSE A NET LOSS OF WATER IN THE SOURCE OF SUPPLY. LOCATION OF DOWNSTREAM END OF REACH, NOT TO EXTEND BEYOND FOREST SERVICE BOUNDARY; LATITUDE 48.73028 N, LONGITUDE -114.27100 W DECIMAL DEGREES, IN THE SESW OF SECTION 2, T34N, R21W, FLATHEAD COUNTY. LOCATION OF UPSTREAM END OF REACH; LATITUDE 48.73211 N, LONGITUDE -114.27963 W DECIMAL DEGREES, IN THE SWSW OF SECTION 2, T34N, R21W, FLATHEAD COUNTY. PUBLISHED IN: HUNGRY HORSE NEWS ON SEPTEMBER 23, 2020. September 23, 2020 MNAXLP __________________________

No. 1695 Legal Notice The following is the complete text of an amendment to the Montana Constitution to be submitted to the voters of the state of Montana at the November 3, 2020 General Election. The text below is being published per the requirement of 13-27-311(1) MCA, by Secretary of State Corey Stapleton. Text underlined below shows text to be added. THE COMPLETE TEXT OF CONSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVE NO. 118 (CI-118) Section 1. Article II, section 14, of the Montana Constitution is amended to read: "Section 14. Adult Rights. A person 18 years of age or older is an adult for all purposes, except that the legislature or the people by initiative may establish the legal age for purchasing, consuming, or possessing alcoholic beverages and marijuana." Ballot Language CONSTITUTIONAL INITIATIVE NO. 118 A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT PROPOSED BY INITIATIVE PETITION Under the Montana Constitution, a person 18 years of age or older is an adult, except that the legislature or the people by initiative may establish the legal age of purchasing, consuming, or possessing alcoholic beverages. CI-118 amends the Montana Constitution to allow the legislature or the people by initiative to establish the legal age for purchasing, consuming, or possessing marijuana. YES on Constitutional Initiative CI-118 NO on Constitutional Initiative CI-118 ---------------------- Legal Notice The following is the ballot statement of an amendment to the Montana Constitution to be submitted to the voters of the state of Montana at the November 3, 2020 General Election. The text below is being published per the requirement of 13-27-311(2) MCA, by Secretary of State Corey Stapleton. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 46 AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION PROPOSED BY THE LEGISLATURE AN ACT SUBMITTING TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF MONTANA AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE XIV, SECTION 9, OF THE MONTANA CONSTITUTION TO REVISE THE METHOD OF QUALIFYING A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT BY INITIATIVE FOR THE BALLOT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The 2019 Legislature submitted this constitutional amendment for a vote. C-46 modifies the state constitution to specify proposed petitions for constitutional amendments from the people must be signed by at least ten percent of the qualified electors in two-fifths of the legislative districts. It repeals a different standard found to be unconstitutional in 2005. ( ) YES on Constitutional Amendment C-46 ( ) NO on Constitutional Amendment C-46 ------------------- Legal Notice The following is the ballot statement of an amendment to the Montana Constitution to be submitted to the voters of the state of Montana at the November 3, 2020 General Election. The text below is being published per the requirement of 13-27-311(2) MCA, by Secretary of State Corey Stapleton. CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 47 AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION PROPOSED BY THE LEGISLATURE AN ACT SUBMITTING TO THE QUALIFIED ELECTORS OF MONTANA AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 4, OF THE MONTANA CONSTITUTION TO REVISE THE METHOD OF QUALIFYING AN INITIATIVE FOR THE BALLOT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The 2019 Legislature submitted this constitutional amendment for a vote. C-47 modifies the state constitution to specify proposed petitions for citizen ballot initiatives must be signed by at least five percent of the qualified electors in one-third of the legislative districts. It repeals a different standard found to be unconstitutional in 2005. ( ) YES on Constitutional Amendment C-47 ( ) NO on Constitutional Amendment C-47 September 16, 23, October 14, 28, 2020 MNAXLP __________________________