Public/Legal Notices

Notice of Final Budget Hearing: The Madison County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Conference Room of the Madison County Administrative Office Building, 103 West Wallace, in Virginia City, Montana, to review and finalize the County Budget and Mill Levy Requirements for Fiscal Year 2019-2020. Tax payers are welcome to review the budget and make comments.  
NOTICE: Public Hearing and Availability of Draft Environmental Assessment for Ennis Big Sky Airport (EKS) Improvements  
NOTICE: The Madison County Board of Commissioners will not be holding their regular Commission meeting on Tuesday, August 27, 2019. The next regular meeting following this date will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019.  
NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCIES: The Madison County Board of Commissioners has one vacancy on the Housing Advisory Board; one vacancy on the Planning Board, representing the Twin Bridges or Harrison/Pony/Norris Area; one vacancy on the Public Health Board, representing the Twin Bridges and Harrison/Pony/Norris Area; two vacancies on the Road Review Committee; one vacancy on the Tax Appeal Board and one vacancy for a Substitute Member on the Tax Appeal Board; and one vacancy 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
NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS: The Madison County Tax Appeal Board will be in session from July 1 through December 31, 2019 for the business of hearing property valuation and classification appeals. Any taxpayer who disagrees with the appraised value or classification of his or her property may file an appeal with the Madison County Tax Appeal Board within 30 days of receipt of a Notice of Classification and Appraisal, or Notice to Change Valuation (assessment notice) established by the Montana Department of Revenue. Appeal forms are available from Appeals must be filed with the County Clerk and Recorder who will notify the County Tax Appeal Board to schedule a hearing. For further information, contact: Laurie Buyan, Secretary, 406-843-4277,  
PUBLIC NOTICE: Pursuant to the currently enacted legislation regarding the Opencut Mining Act (see Montana Code Annotated (MCA) 82-4-432[5]), Madison County has prepared this public notice to inform interested parties of a pending amendment for an opencut mine. As the proposed Operator of the Harrison opencut facility, Madison County is required to provide the information herein.
Site: Harrison (Approx. 3 miles north of Harrison, MT on HWY 359)
Operator: Madison County; PO Box 278; 103 W. Wallace, Virginia City, MT 59755; Ph:(406) 843-4277.
Proposed Permit Acreage: 41.8 acres.
Property Owner: State of Montana Trust Lands, & Pleasant View Ranch, LLC;
Average Depth of Reclamation Media: 12 inches.
Volume of Removed Materials: Up to 2,000,000 cubic yards of gravel and sand.
Proposed Equipment: Crusher, Screen, Conveyor Assembly, Grizzly, Dozers, Backhoes, Excavators, Loaders, Dump/Haul Trucks, Scraper, etc.
Duration of Activities: Production is ongoing and will continue until Final Reclamation. Final Reclamation before June 2049.
Access Point: Unmarked approach on the East side of HWY 359 about 1 mile north of the intersection of HWY 359 and HWY 287. About 1.5 miles north of Harrison, MT.
Legal Description: Section 36, Township 1S, Range 2W.

​Members of the public seeking to have the Department of Environmental Quality organize a Public Meeting to review and comment on the specifics of the proposed opencut operations amendment must complete, detach, and mail the Request for Public Meeting form below.

​Please feel free to contact Jonathan Weaver at the office of Great West Engineering at (406) 495-6171 or for further information regarding the contents of this notice & the proposed opencut mine. A Site Map can be viewed by visiting: Type “Harrison” into the Site Name Field and click “Submit.” Refer to page 41 of the application PDF. Hard copies the Location Map can be obtained by contacting Jonathan Weaver of Great West Engineering.
Harrison Public Hearing Request 2019

PUBLIC NOTICE: Minutes of the Madison County Board of Commissioners’ meetings for the period beginning May 1, 2019, and ending on May 31, 2019, are now available for public review in the office of the Clerk and Recorder at the Madison County Administrative Office Building in Virginia City, MT. Individual requests for personal copies of these minutes, or any previous minutes, will be accepted by the Clerk and Recorder in her office. Approved minutes can also be viewed on the Madison County website at .  
Public Notice for Request for Proposals:  Madison County, Montana, acting through the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, is requesting proposals for a Public Safety Software System (PSSS).

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is seeking to replace its existing Public Safety Software System. The MCSO is requesting proposals for an integrated PSSS that consists of one application, with one database, provided by one vendor and which includes the service of providing and maintaining the software and servers. The successful vendor must have the capability to transfer data from the current PSSS to the product chosen.
The MCSO is interested in new technology and is willing to obtain as much information as possible about recommendations for the new system from the respective vendors.
The system shall allow the MCSO to efficiently organize, track and access the vast amount of information that flows through the system daily. It must be searchable, easy to use, and secure.
The system must be scalable and must be able to integrate with existing and future options the MCSO may implement.
No vendor, employee, or consultant shall contact anyone except the individual listed at the MCSO for purposes of soliciting information about this RFP, the evaluation of the proposals, or the selection process until after such time as the MCSO announces its intent to award the contract or otherwise completes the RFP process. All correspondence shall be made by email to the contact listed below.
All communications regarding this RFP should be directed to:
Communications Coordinator
Lynda Holt
Madison County Sheriff’s Office
PO Box 276
Virginia City, MT 59755

PSSS RFP Madison County Sheriff's Office

PSSS RFP Technical Specs County Sheriff's Office
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