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J Wednesday, May 14, 2(X)3-hB and Re- NOTICE vided by the Montana Depart- The contract documents con- Tent of Commerce under Title I sisting of Drawings and Project Massages: Phillip N Carter of the Housing and Community Manual may be examined or Krumwiede, Attorney At Law Development Act of 1974, as obtained at the office of the Sid- massage 111 2nd Ave. SW amended. The Count,/ of Rich- nay City Clerk. Required de- Sidney, Montana 59270 land is certifying to the Depart- posit }s $5 per set, which is not with Niche- Telephone:406-482-3518Tent of Commerce that the refundable. Athletic Training, Fax: 406-482-3519 County of RIchland and Mark There will be a Pre-Bid Confer- by appoint- Attorney for Estate of Robert Rehbein, in his or her capacity ence at the office of the Sidney Healthworks, BahlsMONTANA SEVENTH as Chairman, consent to accept Director of Public Works at nine the urisdiction of the federal o'clock on May 12. Interested Ave. SW, bid- JUDICIAL DISTRICT COURT courts if an action s brought to CONTRACTORS are encour- COUNTY OF RICHLAND enforce responsibilities in rela- aged to attend. IN THE MAT1ER OF THE tion to environmental reviews, CONTRACTOR'S and any of vehicles of all ESTATE OF decision making and action, the CONTRACTOR'S subcon- ROBERT A. BAHLS, QUOTES "But each spring a gardening instinct, sure as the sap rising in the trees, stirs within us. We look about arid decide to tame another little bit of ground." LEGAL NOTICE 2003 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for the City of Sidney Water Department 115 Second St. SE - Sidney, MT 59270 - (406)433-1117 We're pleased to present to you this year's Annual Quality Report. This report is an Environmental Protection Agency requirement and is designed to inform you about the quality of water and services we deliver to you every day. Our ortetlmt ~ kl to I~ yOU with eafe and dependable supply of drinking water. We went you to undemtand the efforts we m~ to continuldfy Improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. Our water source is ground water from seven walls, which draw from an Aquifer that is an ancient channel ol the Yellowstone River. The wells are located on the West Side of the city. The average amount of water used is 1,000,000 gaiiol=s per day Averaoe water consumption fluctuates from 500,000 gallons a day in the winter months to 3,000,000 gallons a day during the summer months. The Sidney Water'Depertment is always atrtvlng to maintain end improve the water end ~ervlcea provided to you. Over 30 mliea of water mains are l~egulafly maintained. We are pleased to report that our drinking water is safe and meets federal and atete requlrementl. If you have any questions about this report or concemqng your water utility, please contact Crag Anderson, Water Superlnteftdent at (406)433-1117. We want our valued customers to be informed about their water utility, tf you want to )earn more, p}easa attend any of our regularly scheduled and that these responsibilities tractors doing work on this proj- are looking Deceased have bean satief~ed The ,egal act wi, be reqo,red to obtain Lewis Gantt meetings. They are held on the first and third Monday of each month at City Hall, 7:00 PM specific Probate No. DP-03-20 effect on the certification is that registration with" the Montana a call I can NOTICE TO CREDITORS upon its approval, the County of Department of Labor and In- City of Sidney Water Department routinely monitors for constituents in your drinking water according to federal end State laws. This table NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Richland may use the CDBG dustry (DLI). Forms for registra- shows the results of our monitoring for the period of January 1st to December 31, 2002. "Some of our data in the tables ere rrK~e than find it for you, that the undersigned has been funds, and the Department of tion are availabis from ~ De- "Whatever you one year Did, since certain chemical contaminants are monitored less than once a year. Our ~lng fl~Kluency ~ltlN~ ~ IEPA ;sE I Stotts at appointed Personal Represen- Commerce wilt have satisfied partment of Labor and Industry, can do, or dream and State drinking water regulatlona." a Used Auto tative of the above-named es- its responsibilities under the P.O. Box 8011, 1805 Prospect, tste. All persons having claims National Environmental Policy Helena, Montana 59604-80t 1. yOU can do, In this table you will find many terms and abbreviations you might not be familiar with. To help you better understand these terms we've 406- against the said deceased are Act of 1969 as delegated to the Information on registration can provided the following definitions: required to present their claims State of Montana through the be obtained by calling t-406- begin it. Parts per million (ppm) or Mi/figrams per Mar (mull) - one part per million corresponds tO one minute in two years or a single penny tn within four months after the 1981 Amendments to the Hous- 444-7734. CONTRACTORS Boldness has st0,0oo Ch"i-~- date of the first, publication of ing and Community Develop- are required to have registered Parts per billion (ppb} or Micrograms per liter - one part per billion corresponds to one minute in 2,000 years, or a single penny in Clinic - Treat-this notice or said claims will be Tent Act. with the DLI pnor to bidding on genius, power forever barred. The Department of Commerce this project. $10,000,000 ~f sp, rl S arid Cisims must either be mailed to will accept an obligation to its All laborers and mechanics era- and magic in it." Picocuries per liter (pCi/L) - picocuhes per liter is e measure of the radioactivity in water lated injuries.PHILLIP N. CARTER, Attorney approval of the release of funds ployed by CONTRACTORS or Action Level - the concentration of a contaminant which, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements which a water system 3nda) through at Law, 111 2nd Ave. SW, Sid- and acceptance of the certifica- subcontractors in performance Goethe must follow. ney, Montana 59270, Attn', LIN- tion only if it is on one of the lot- of the construction WOrk shall Treatment Technique (TT) - (mandatory language) A treatment technique is a required pro, case intended to reduce the level of a con. a.m.-Sp.m. Dr. DA L. HANSON, Personal Rep- lowing bases: be paid wages at rates as may .... tammant in dnnkmg water. qua, Chiro- resenlative, return receipt re- (a) that the certification was not be required by the laws of Rich- "That pleasure Maximum Containment Level- (mandatory language) The "Maximum Allowed" (MCL) is the highest level Of a contaminant that ta allowed quffsted, or filed with the Clerk in fact executed by the chief ex- land County and the state of =ysic, an, 222 of (ht~'a~ve-entitled Court. ecutive officer or other officer Montana. The CONTRACTOR which is at once in drinking water. MCLs are set as close to the MCLGs as feasible using the best available treatment technology. SW, Sidney, Dated April 16, 2003.approved by the Department of must ensure that employees Maximum Contaminant Level Goal - (mandstory language) The "Goal" (MCLG) is the level of a contaminant in drinking water below toll free /s/Linde L. Hanson Commerce; or and applicants for employment the most pure, which there is no known or expected risk to health. MCLGs allow for a margin of safety. Personal Representative (be that the applicant's environ- are not discriminated against the most TEST RESULTS Personal Representative's At- mental review record for the because of their race, color, re- Preschool, tomey , project indicates omission of a ligion, sex or national origin, elevating and the Containment Violation Sample Highest Range Unit MCLG MCL Likely/S0urce of Phillip N, Cider' required decision, finding or Each bid or proposal.must be J / [ I I I program, 111 2nd. Ave. SW step applicable to the project in accompanied by a Certified most intense, is YfN Date Level iSetected Measur- Contamination "am. CallSidney, Montana 59270 (Publi~q i~ay 7, 14, 21,2~03 theeas.environmental review proc- CheCk,Bond payableCashier'Sto theCheCk'city ofrSid-Bid derived, I DetectedI Tent J .......NOTICE c~ actions must be prepared ney, in an amount not less then maintain, from Inorganic Contaminants and submitted in accordance ten percent (10%) of the total NOTICE OF INTENT TO with the required procedures amount of the bid. Successful the ~, uopper N 9-~:4 u'~.11 .04-1 .luppm 1.3 AL=I.~ uormek>n o~ r,,ouss~mlo " REQUEST RELEASE OF (24CFR Part 58) and may be BIDDERS shall furnish an ap- contemplation of ~u,,~ng =y~,,,~; FUNDS (NOI/RROF) addressed to the CDBG Pro- proved Performance Bond and sion Of natural May 14, 2003 gram, Department of Corn- a Labor and Materials Payment the beautiful" Waller, County of Richland meres, Local Government As- Bond, each in the amount of haul car, Call 20fMalnStreet sistance Division, 1424 9th one hundred percant (100%) of l=dn rAIl n Sidney, Montana 59270Ave., P.O. Box 20050t, Hal- the contract amount. Insurance 406-433-1706 ena, Montana59620. as required shall be provided Poe TO ALL INTERESTED Objections to the release of by the successful BIDDER Is) AGENCIES, GROUPS funds on basis other than those and a certificate (s) of that m- AND PERSONS: stated above will not be consid- surance shall be provided. On or about May 22, 2003, the ered by the Department of No bid may be withdrawn after' above named County of Rich- Commerce. No objection re- the scheduled time for the pub- "In the midst of land will request the Montana ceived after May 22, 2003, will lic opening of bids, which is Department of Commerce to re- be considered by the Depart- 7:00 P.M. local time, May 19, the fountain of lease funds under Title I of the Tent of Commerce. 2003. Housing and Community Devel- Mark Rehbein, Chairman The right is reserved to reject wit there arises Telephone opment Act of 1974, as amend- Richlend County Courthouse any or all proposals received, to ~w offelocaled, (PL93-383) for the following Sidney, Montana 59270waive *nformai~ea, to ~ne something bitter, oas to ;crib* project: Ruseal Huotari, Environmental the award Of the contract for a t the Falrvlew PROJECT TITLE OR NAME: Certifying Officer period of ,~ to exceed six~ which stings in telephone ex-Water Treatment Improvements 2140Weal Holly Street (60) days, and to accept the Where Mid-Riv- Project Sidney, Montane 59270 lowest responmve and respon- the very not available, PURPOSE OR NATURE OF (Publish May 14, 2003) sibie bid which is in the best in- will offer re-sold PROJECT: Construction of a terast of the OWNER. flowers." Qwest. Mid-Riv- water treatment facility includ- NOTICE The contraofo is requtr to be low-income ing the installation of a reverse programs as out- osmosis system. SECTION 00020 art] Equal Opportuni Emp,cy Lucretius s 208 of our 2003 LOCATION (CITY, COUNTY, INVITATION TO BID 'Brenda Thogerson, City Clerk Lifeline STATE): Town of Lambert, Separate sealed bids for con- 115 2nd St. SE structlon of ten inch sanitary Sidney, MT59270 MontanaMntana' Richtand County, sewer main will be received by (Publish May 4 & 14, 2003) Common sense i low- ESTIMATED COST OF PROJ- the City of Sidney, Montana un- ) pro- ECT: $808,600 (CDBG) funds: til 7:00 P.M. local time on May is the collection universal service $268,OO0) 19, 2003 at the office of the City reduce service con-An Environmental Review Re-Clerkandthenpubiiclyopened Copy line extension cord documenting review of all and read aloud, of prejudices qualifying low- project activities in respect to The project consists of, but is t not necessarily limited to: -,-,=a"er acquired by age !mpacts on the environmen neS I:)eenmaaebytneaDove- 1, The removal of approximste- 1-800-452- named County of Richlend. ty 760 feet of 8" transits sanits- eighteen." This Environmental Review Re- ry sewer main and rel~esemont 500 Sheets 14&28,2003) cord is on film at the above ad- wit 10" PVC and including re- 1" Albert dress and is available for public connection of existing sewer S 1/2" X 1 "- $5,5( examination or copying upon service,nes Einstein request. 2. The removal and replace- The County of Richlend will un- Tent of two manholes with dertake the project described depths of 7 and 8 feet both of above with Community Devel- which have intersecting main Crossword Answer 5/11/03 opment Block Grant funds pro- lines. __ ........................ GET A REAL JOB. " " ' A D S T E H E E T E Pi Service Membem put your experience to great cash I I i, Be part of the Montana Army National Guard A . s ! _L A o , A Lots of positiotts are now open. Some have bonuses. II _, III completed basic training! See what we can . o o . o , . A ___E 0 E NOW . 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BUILDINGS STET~ BUILDINGS SALE: 5,000+ size~ All-steal for last- vame ~ s~ to me~ yo~ ~ needs. Call for bmdmm, www.seo- dnelbuiklings,com, Sentinel Buildings, 800-327-0790, Exmnsion 79. Section 8 Rental Assistance for Richland County 1-888-396-8459 Fax: 406-433-8115 RICHLAND COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY 1032 6th St. S.W. Equal Sidney, MT Housing 1~SR THE PUn- OF ~ORT~AC, ES, annuities, Pas~ prk~: Missouk~ www.crcafive- deposits; leect~ng from wood pr mervatives 16. FluorideN 9-19-01 .20 .15-.20 ppm 4 4 Erosion of netoral deposits; water (~'dittve which promofea ~rong teeth; discharge from fertilizer and aluminum factories 17 Lead N 9-24-01 7.0 0-52.0 ppb 0 ALe15 Corrosion of household plumbing systema; ero- sion of netor-q da~ 19. Nitrate [as Nitrogen) N 10-30-02 3.66 ,10-3.66ppm 10 10 Runoff from fertilizer use; leaching from sap tic tanks, sew~; ero- sion of r'~dural depoelta Volatile Organic Contaminants 73. TTHM (Total trihalomethanes) N 10-17-02 3.3 N/A ppb 0 tOO By-product of drinking water ch~tion Infants and young children are typically more vulnerable to lead in drinking water than the general population. It is peaelbta that lead levels at your home may be higher than at other homes in the community as a result of materiels used in your home'a plumbing. If you are concerned about elevated t0ad levels in your home's water, you may wish to have your water teated and flush your tap for 30 onds to 2 minutes before using the tap water. Additional information is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotlthe (1-800-426- 4791 ). We constantly monitor the water supply for vadous constituents. We have defected radon in the finished water supply in I out of 2 samples tested, There is no federal regulation for radon levels in drinking water. Exposure to sir transmitted radon over a long perkxl of time may cause adverse health affects. What does this mean? As you can see by the table, our ayetom had ~We're proud that your ddnlldll~ ~ meetl or exceeds all Federal and State requirements, We have learned through our monitoring and testmg that some conslttuent~ have been detected. The EPA has determined that your water ~ st these levels. Also the system tested for an unregulated contaminants. One of the constituents tasted for was sulfate end the average level detect- ed was 225PPM> Sulfate is classified as an inorganic compound that currently does not have an MCL set~ by the EPA. Possible sources for this Constituent are geological, steel and metal industdea, and fungicide manufacturing, The other oonetitoant tested for was Haloacetic Acids (HAAS). The detected level was 1 .t ppb, the MCL eateblished by the EPA is 60 ppb. HAAh's are dieln- fection by-products formed when chlorine reacts with organics in the water. "All sources of drinking water are s~ to potential contamination by constitoents that are naturally occurring or Is man made. Those constituents can be microbes, organic or inorganic chemicals, or radioactive materials.* All ddnking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contatn at least small amounts of these contaminants, The pr~Nmce of cmttmnlmmta does not ler'lfy Indicate that the water pore a health flak. More information about contaminants an0 potential health effects can be obtained by calling the Env=runmental Protection Agancy'a Safe Dnnking Water Hotline at t-800-426-4791. MCUs are set at very stringent levels. To understand the possible health effects described for many regulated constituents, a person would have to dnnk 2 liters of water every day at the MCL level for a lifetime to have a one-in-a-million chance Of having the deecdped health effect. Thank you for allowing us to continue providing your family w=th clean, qualify water this year, In order to maintain a sefe and depend- . able water supply we sometimes need to make improvements that will benefit ell of our cuatomers. These ~ are times reflected as rate structure adjustments. Thank you for u~.. e'.; - . ~ -..=- . a .... :_= Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in ddnking water than the general population. Immuno-compromtsed parsons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system d=sorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek acmes about drinking water from their health care providers. EPNCDC guidelines on appropriate means to lesson the risk of infection by cryptospondium and other microbiological contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotitne (800-426-4791). Please call our oif~ce if you have any questions. We at the CRy of ~ ~ Depmtlntel~ work lrowtd the ~ock to top quality water to every tap. We ask that all our customers help us protect our watm" aources, ~ are the heart of our community, our way of life and our children's future. This Annual Drinking Water Quality Report W~lLB~J~l_l][mlbl~Lout to individual water customers. A copy of this report iS av~lbla by calling or stopping by the City Hall. (Publish May 14.2OO2) Around the World Quiz How much do you know about world geography? Test yourself with the quiz below. Circle the answers you think are correcL English: MAP Spanish: MAPA Italian: CARTA French: CARTE LANDKARTE 1. Which continent does half the world call home? a. Asia b. North America c. Africa d. Europe 2. The imaginary lines that circle the earth are called? a. Meridians b. Tan lines c. Latitude lines .d. Prime Meridian 3. World areas that have similar features are called: a. Places b. Locations c. Physical areas d. Regions 4. The way of life of a group of people who sham similar beliefs and customs is their: a. Culture b. Economic system c. Government d. Region c, Urbanization d. Socialization 6. Areas along the Equator to about 30 degrees N. and 30 degrees S. are what kind of climate? a. Highland b, Tropical c. Arctic d. Mid-latitude 7. Why is Australia'the and down under?" a. Part of it was cov- =ed lry water 500 yeats ago b. Most of its animals live underground c. The entire continent is located south of the Equator d. It's mentioned in the national anthem 8. Antarctica is: a. Not a counlry b. The biggest country c. A part of the United States d. A part of Russia 5. Movement by people from rural areas to cities is called: a. Immigration b. Emigration Let me know what you think! 482-2403 ask for Chris! DT V'R D X if9 V'P (I'~ D Z V'I sJa,.suV DEFORE THE INTERNATIONAL ADOP- TiON OF GREENWICH, ENGLAND, A-..~ THE PRIME MERIDIAN IN 18~6, EACH ~EA- ~ FARING NATION HAl:) 11"5 OWN PRIME MERIDIAN, CAUSING LONGITUDE TO DIFFER ON CHAR'r5 CRE- ATED IN VAI~OL/~ COUNTRIES. II IIII I I [I I IIIIIII