Public/Legal Notices

MADISON COUNTY PLANNING BOARD NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING: The Madison County Planning Board will conduct a public hearing on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 6:15 pm in the Public Meeting Room of the Madison County Administrative Office Building, 103 W Wallace, Virginia City, Montana. The purpose of the public hearing is to receive comment on the proposed Vista Minor Subdivision and the update to the Yellowstone Club Master Plan. The proposed subdivision will split 4.34 acres from a larger tract into 1 single-family residential lot. The area to be subdivided is located south and east of Cabin Road and west of Miller Lane adjacent to Phase 6A (Enclave) Subdivision, Yellowstone Mountain Club, in a portion of the North ¼, Section 12, Township 7 South, Range 2 East, PMM. Written comments should be received by 3:00 pm on September 24, 2018, and may be sent to the Madison County Planning Board by: Mail to P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, Montana, 59755; Fax to (406) 843-5229; or E-mail to Oral or written comments may also be given at the public hearing. The preliminary plat and supplemental information pertaining to the proposed subdivision is available for review at: • Madison County Planning Office, 103 W Wallace, Virginia City • Madison Valley Library, 210 West Main Street, Ennis • Yellowstone Mountain Club, One Yellowstone Club Trail, Big Sky Call (406) 843-5250 for more information.
​ John Fountain, President, Madison County Planning Board
NOTICE FOR PUBLIC COMMENT REQUEST FOR FLOODPLAIN DEVELOPMENT PERMIT: The Madison County Floodplain Administrator has received a Floodplain Development Permit application request from David and Jolene Banks for a house and driveway in the Jefferson River flood prone area on Parcel B, COS 7/8 in Section 14, Township 2 South, Range 6 West, PM. The 40’x30’ detached garage will be constructed on fill with a slab on grade on more than 2 feet above base flood elevation. The 30.33’x76’ house will be constructed on a crawl space with the inside flood elevation greater than the base flood elevation, and with certified vents to meet Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) requirements. A driveway will connect the building site to an unnamed road on the northeast side of Parcel B. The property fronts on Jefferson Rd, S. Tobacco Root Rd and S. Tobacco Root Rd near the Jefferson Acres Subdivision, Silver Star. A description of the proposed project is available for review at the Madison County Planning Office, 103 W. Wallace, Virginia City, MT 59755. Comments concerning the above request should be directed to the Madison County Floodplain Administrator via mail to P.O. Box 278, Virginia City, MT 596755; by phone to (406) 843-5250; by fax to (406) 843-5229; or email to Comments will be received through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018. In the event of substantial comment or protest to the issuance of the permit, the Madison County Floodplain Administrator may hold a public hearing to determine whether the permit shall be issued. Charity Fechter, Floodplain Administrator Madison County
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NOTICE: The Madison County Board of Commissioners will not be holding their regular Commission meeting on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, as they will be attending the Montana Association of Counties Annual Conference in Missoula, Montana. The next regular meeting following this date will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2018.

​ Madison County is requesting proposals from qualified Architectural firms for the development of a Preliminary Architectural Report (PAR) for the Madison Valley Manor (Manor) in Ennis. Madison County may apply for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the Montana Department of Commerce (MDOC) to construct the next phase of its renovation of the Manor, a 24-hour skilled nursing facility that is owned by Madison County.

​ The PAR must be prepared consistent with all applicable requirements set forth in Appendix D of the most recent version of the CDBG Application Guidelines for Housing, Public Facilities & Economic Development Planning Grants.

​ Following pre-design approval, the selected consultant may also be asked at the discretion of Madison County to assist with the develop of a final construction design, prepare construction bid documents, assist in bidding the project, and oversee construction activities, including related grant administration and management.

​ 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 Darcel Vaughn, Administrator, Madison Valley Manor, at (406) 682-7271 or

Responses to this RFP will be received by the Madison County Commissioners, 103 West Wallace, Virginia City, MT 59755 until 1:00 p.m. on September 7, 2018. Madison County and its agents reserve the right to reject any or all proposals and to waive any formality and technicality.
NOTICE OF VACANCIES: The Board of Commissioners has two vacancies on the Madison County Mental Health Local Advisory Council, two vacancies on the Harrison Fire District Board, one vacancy on the Sheridan Fire District Board, two vacancies on the Twin Bridges Fire District Board, one vacancy on the Twin Bridges Mosquito District Board, and two vacancies on the Madison Valley Cemetery 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 PDF application forms can be found on the county website at Please return completed applications to: Madison County Commissioners’ Office P.O. Box 278 Virginia City, MT 59755