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Notice of Intent to Dissolve Checkerboard TV District

6/5/2024

RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO DISSOLVE CHECKERBOARD TV DISTRICT AND
TRANSFER ASSETS TO THE COUNTY GENERAL FUND.
WHEREAS, Mont. Code Ann. 7-11-1029. authorizes the Board of County Commissioners the
ability to dissolve a special district if it is considered to be in the best interest of a local
government, if the purpose for creating the special district has been fulfilled or if the special
district is not needed in perpetuity and.
WHEREAS, the Checkerboard TV District has fulfilled its purpose and the district is no longer
needed and.
WHEREAS, the Checkerboard TV District has cash on hand along with equipment at the
transmitter site; pursuant to Mont. Code Ann. 7-11-1029 (7)(a) any assets remaining after all
debts and obligation of the special district have been paid, discharged, or irrevocably settled must
be deposited in the general fund of the local government.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, The Board of county commissioners
upon giving notice to the taxpayers within the district pursuant to Mont. Code Ann.  7-11-1029,
will dissolve the Checkerboard TV District and transfer any assets remaining after all debts and
obligation have been paid to the Meagher County General Fund on July 1st, 2024.
Dated this 4th day of June, 2024

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Title III - Opening of 45- day comment period

6/5/2024

Title lll - Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act
Notice is hereby given that Meagher County will open a forty-five (45) day period to accept
written comment from the public on the payments received by the County pursuant to Title
lll of the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination of Act, as reauthorized
(the "SRS Act") for Fiscal Year ending)une30,2024.
Comment Period: Written comments will be accepted immediately through luly 23,2024
and can be mailed or hand-delivered to:
Meagher County
PO Box 309
White Sulphur Springs Mt 59645
dasle@lrea_ghelcou nty. mt.Eov
Comment Purpose: Meagher County is eliglble to receive revenue under Title lll of the SRS
Act for application to certain statutorily defined purposes specified in Title lll.
Proposed Use: Meagher County intends to use the funding for one or all of the following
uses: (1) Activities under the Firewise Communities program; (2) Salary or wages of
emergency response personnel deployed during an emergency response; (3) Replacement
of equipment, materials and supplies expended damaged or destroyed during an
emergency response; (4) Repair of equipment damaged during an emergency response; (5)
maintenance of vehicles, equipment and facilities during an response; (6) purchase of
capital equipment such as the purchase of a lire engine, a search & rescue snowmobile, or
other emergency response equipment; (7) Expenses of training personnel to respond to
emergencies on national forests; (8) Expenses of equipment and supplies to be kept on
hand for response to emergencies on national forests; (9) Expense of non-disposable
personal protective equipment and electronic aids such as GPS devices in anticipation of
responding to emergencies; (10) Purchase of equipment for 911 emergency systems.

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