Public Notices


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the Cascade Planning Board will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, May 27, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. via Zoom (an online platform). The Board will consider the Resolution for Planning Board Consideration of Map and Text Amendments to the Cascade County Zoning Regulations for the following parcels owned by Northwestern Corporation:

Parcel 1: 0002697050             Geocode: 02-3139-26-1-01-01-0000

Parcel 2: 0002697100             Geocode: 02-3139-26-3-02-01-0000

Parcel 3: 0002697200             Geocode: 02-3139-26-3-01-01-0000

Parcel 4: 0002698250             Geocode: 02-3139-27-4-01-02-0000

Parcel 5: 0002716450             Geocode: 02-3139-35-2-02-01-0000

Parcel 6: 0002714950             Geocode: 02-3139-34-1-01-01-0000

Parcel 7: 0002698225             Geocode: 02-3139-27-2-03-01-0000

Parcel 8: 0002698200             Geocode: 02-3139-27-4-01-01-0000

Parcel 9: 0002699300             Geocode: 02-3139-28-3-03-01-0000

Parcel 10: 0002713650           Geocode: 02-3139-33-1-01-01-0000

Parcel 11: 0002695950           Geocode: 02-3139-25-1-01-01-0000

Parcel 12: 0002694950           Geocode: 02-3139-24-4-04-01-0000

Parcel 13: 0002733900           Geocode: 02-3140-30-2-02-01-0000

Parcel 14: 0002733300           Geocode: 02-3140-19-3-01-01-0000

The purpose of this hearing is to rezone the properties from the Open Space (OS) District to the Agricultural (A) District, and to amend the zoning text to include a definition of “Data Center” to Cascade County Zoning Regulations (CCZR) § 2 and add the “Data Center” to CCZR § 18.1. This proposed rezone is located in Section 19, Township 21 North, Range 5 East, and Sections 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 33, and 34, Township 21 North, Range 4 East P.M.M. Cascade County, Montana.

Supplementary materials are on file for public inspection at the office of the Cascade County Planning Department, 121 4th St. N., Suite 2H/I, Great Falls, MT 59401, and in the office of the Cascade County Clerk and Recorder, 121 4th St N, #1B-1, Great Falls, MT 59401. Any interested person may appear via Zoom by video or telephone to speak for or against the proposed amendment and may submit written public comments to the Cascade County Planning Department by email at planningcomments@cascadecountymt.gov or during the public hearing.

To attend the meeting, it is strongly encouraged you use the following URL:

http://us02web.zoom.us/j/89617821337?pwd=RHB3VktNNHRaWEdOQjV0bGRwQ2ZmZz09.

For the best interaction during this public meeting, it is recommended that you use a computer and the Zoom client. You can also attend the meeting by phone: 888-788-0099 (Toll-free) or 877-853-5247 (Toll-free), Meeting ID: 896 1782 1337, Password: 721407. Individuals needing special accommodations to participate should contact the Planning Department at (406) 454-6905 prior to the meeting to allow adequate time for special arrangements.

CASCADE COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT

/s/ Charity N. Yonker, Planning Director

Publication Dates: Saturday, May 16, 2020, and Saturday, May 23, 2020.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the Cascade County Zoning Board of Adjustment (“ZBOA”) will hold a continuation of the public hearing held on February 14, 2020, for the purpose of ZBOA discussion and deliberations of the application for a Distillery, the supplemental materials, staff report, and public comments in conjunction with possibly rendering a decision on the Silver Falls Distillery, Inc Special Use Permit on Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 9:00 AM via Zoom (an online meeting platform).  The Planning Department will recommend this agenda item be tabled pending acquisition of a legal opinion from the Cascade County Attorney’s Office.

The proposed use is located in the Agricultural Zoning District on a parcel legally described as S34, T20 N, R05 E, W2E2, in SESE, in E2NW, Less C/S 4803, Mk F. The parcel number is 0005348300 and Geocode is 02-3017-34-4-02-01-0000, and is located in Section 34 Township 20 N Range 5 E, P.M.M., Cascade County, MT.

Zoning regulations and maps are on file in the Cascade County Planning Office, 121 4th St N, Suite 2 H/I, Great Falls, Montana. Any interested person may appear to watch the Board’s discussion and deliberations.  The public comment period has closed, but public comment may be accepted if the Board determines it is appropriate or necessary.

To attend the meeting, it is strongly encouraged you use the following URL:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81512391277?pwd=VGEzakc4MVgrWSswRFFYVWhiQ3Y3QT09.

For the best interaction during this public meeting, it is recommended that you use a computer and the Zoom client. You can also attend the meeting by phone: 888-788-0099 (Toll-free) or 877-853-5247 (Toll-free), Meeting ID: 815 1239 1277, Password: 064409. Individuals needing special accommodations to participate should contact the Planning Department at (406) 454-6905 prior to the meeting to allow adequate time for special arrangements.

CASCADE COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT

/s/ Charity N. Yonker, Planning Director

Publish Date(s):          Tuesday, May 19, 2020, and Tuesday, May26 , 2020.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the Cascade County Zoning Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 9:00 AM via Zoom (an online platform). The Board will meet to consider Special Use Permit application #002-2020 submitted by Patricia Curney to allow an Outfitter/Guide Facility on her property, legally described as Lot 7A of Scenic Valley Tracts Subdivision, Section 17, Township 16 North, Range 02 West, Cascade County, MT. The property is located at 31 Scenic Valley Lane, Cascade, MT 59421. The property is in the Agricultural (A) zoning district.

The application and supplementary materials, in addition to zoning regulations and maps, are on file in the office of the Cascade County Planning Department, 121 4th St N, Suite 2 H/I, Great Falls, Montana. Any interested person may appear at the hearing and speak or present written testimony for or against the Special Use Permit. Any interested person may also, prior to the hearing, submit any written comments for or against the Special Use Permit to the Cascade County Planning Department by mail or via email at planningcomments@cascadecountymt.gov. The Planning Department may be contacted at (406) 454-6905.

To attend the meeting, it is strongly encouraged you use the following URL:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81512391277?pwd=VGEzakc4MVgrWSswRFFYVWhiQ3Y3QT09.

For the best interaction during this public meeting, it is recommended that you use a computer and the Zoom client. You can also attend the meeting by phone: 888-788-0099 (Toll-free) or 877-853-5247 (Toll-free), Meeting ID: 815 1239 1277, Password: 064409. Individuals needing special accommodations to participate should contact the Planning Department at (406) 454-6905 prior to the meeting to allow adequate time for special arrangements.

Charity N. Yonker, Planning Director, Cascade County Planning Department

Publish Date(s): Tuesday, May 19, 2020, and Tuesday, May 26, 2020.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the Cascade County Zoning Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 9:00 am via Zoom (an online platform). The Board will meet to consider Special Use Permit Application #004-2020 submitted by Signature Homes, LLC to construct a 2-Unit Townhome on Lot 4, Block 16, Phase 3 of Foothills Ranch, Cascade County, MT, Parcel# 0002032320, Geocode 02-3016-24-1-04-10-0000. The property is in the Suburban Residential 2 (SR-2) zoning district. The property owner is Signature Homes, LLC.

Zoning regulations and maps are on file in the Cascade County Planning Office, 121 4th St N, Suite 2 H/I, Great Falls, Montana. Any interested person may appear and speak for or against the proposed Special Use Permit. Written public comment may be submitted to the Cascade County Planning Department by mail, email to planningcomments@cascadecountymt.gov, or during the public hearing.

To attend the meeting, it is strongly encouraged you use the following URL:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81512391277?pwd=VGEzakc4MVgrWSswRFFYVWhiQ3Y3QT09.

For the best interaction during this public meeting, it is recommended that you use a computer and the Zoom client. You can also attend the meeting by phone: 888-788-0099 (Toll-free) or 877-853-5247 (Toll-free), Meeting ID: 815 1239 1277, Password: 064409. Individuals needing special accommodations to participate should contact the Planning Department at (406) 454-6905 prior to the meeting to allow adequate time for special arrangements.

Charity N. Yonker, Planning Director, Cascade County Planning Department

Publish Date(s): Saturday, May 16, 2020, and Saturday, May 23, 2020


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the Cascade County Zoning Board of Adjustment will hold a public hearing on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at 9:00 am via Zoom (an online platform). The Board will meet to consider Special Use Permit Application #005-2020 submitted by Signature Homes, LLC to construct a 2-Unit Townhome on Lot 3, Block 16, Phase 3 of Foothills Ranch, Cascade County, MT, Parcel# 0002032318, Geocode 02-3016-24-1-04-12-0000. The property is in the Suburban Residential 2 (SR-2) zoning district. The property owner is Signature Homes, LLC.

Zoning regulations and maps are on file in the Cascade County Planning Office, 121 4th St N, Suite 2 H/I, Great Falls, Montana. Any interested person may appear and speak for or against the proposed Special Use Permit. Written public comment may be submitted to the Cascade County Planning Department by mail, email to planningcomments@cascadecountymt.gov, or during the public hearing.

To attend the meeting, it is strongly encouraged you use the following URL:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81512391277?pwd=VGEzakc4MVgrWSswRFFYVWhiQ3Y3QT09.

For the best interaction during this public meeting, it is recommended that you use a computer and the Zoom client. You can also attend the meeting by phone: 888-788-0099 (Toll-free) or 877-853-5247 (Toll-free), Meeting ID: 815 1239 1277, Password: 064409. Individuals needing special accommodations to participate should contact the Planning Department at (406) 454-6905 prior to the meeting to allow adequate time for special arrangements.

Charity N. Yonker, Planning Director, Cascade County Planning Department

Publish Date(s): Saturday, May 16, 2020, and Saturday, May 23, 2020


NOTICE OF FLOODPLAIN PERMIT APPLICATION

CASCADE COUNTY, MONTANA

The Cascade County Floodplain Administrator is in receipt of a Floodplain Permit Application (FP 2020-003) submitted by NorthWestern Energy. The applicant is proposing to reroute approximately 800' of an existing natural gas pipeline under Muddy Creek and replace with a new 12” steel pipeline using traditional trenching and horizontal directional drilling. The line will be buried at twice the scour depth of Muddy Creek, approximately 10' deep. This project is within the Special Flood Hazard Area of the Sun River near Vaughn. The project site is located at 83 4th St, Vaughn, MT 59487 and 83 Meadows Loop Lane, Great Falls, MT 59404 legally described as Geocode: 02-3136-25-1-01-05-0000 & Geocode 02-3136-25-1-01-07-0000, Parcel: 0005732900 Parcel: 0005685800 and is within FEMA’s designated floodplain as shown on FIRM #30013C0295E. 

Adjacent landowners and other interested parties have fifteen (15) days from the receipt, or the publishing of this notice, to submit comments concerning this proposal to the office of the Cascade County Floodplain Administrator located at 121 4th St N, Suite 2 H/I, Great Falls, MT 59401. Additional information can be obtained at the office or by calling 406-454-6905.

This application is reviewed for conformance with floodplain regulations only and any other permits or approvals that may be required are the responsibility of the applicant and the appropriate agency.

CASCADE COUNTY PLANNING Department

Sandor Hopkins, CFM


NOTICE OF FLOODPLAIN PERMIT APPLICATION

CASCADE COUNTY, MONTANA

The Cascade County Floodplain Administrator is in receipt of a Floodplain Permit Application (FP 2020-004) submitted by Todd Martin. The applicant is proposing to excavate and reuse approximately 4000 cubic yards of fill on their property to establish a building pad and driveway with the intent of securing a Letter of Map Revision based on Fill from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The project site is located at 2 Hawk Drive, Great Falls, MT 59404, referenced as Geocode: 02-3015-36-3-01-49-0000 & Parcel: 0002539000 and is within FEMA’s designated floodplain as shown on FIRM #30013C0608E.

Adjacent landowners and other interested parties have fifteen (15) days from the receipt, or the publishing of this notice, to submit comments concerning this proposal to the office of the Cascade County Floodplain Administrator located at 121 4th St N, Suite 2 H/I, Great Falls, MT 59401. Additional information can be obtained at the office or by calling 406-454-6905.

This application is reviewed for conformance with floodplain regulations only and any other permits or approvals that may be required are the responsibility of the applicant and the appropriate agency.

CASCADE COUNTY PLANNING Department

Sandor Hopkins, CFM