Public Notices

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Powder River County Commissioners are soliciting quotes for up to 8 trucks to haul gravel approximately 70 miles round trip.  Quotes will be received up until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 30, 2020, in the Commissioner’s office in the courthouse, for the following services:


No QUOTES will be considered unless; accompanied by a copy of Montana Independent Contractors License or proof of exemption, Proof of Liability Insurance, list of equipment that will be used and copy of CDL.

The County Commissioners reserve the right to reject any or all quotes, to waive irregularities, and or to accept any quote they deem to be in the best interest of Powder River County.  Packets for bid specs are available at the Clerk & Recorder’s Office, County Road Department Shop, or www.prco.mt.gov


Gravel will be hauled from Fredrickson Pit on the Baking Powder Road to two different locations on State Secondary Highway 544.  The project will consist of a 4 Mile project on the Ranch Creek Road and an 8-mile project on the Northeast end of Highway 544 towards Boyes.

  • Gravel trucks will be loaded by contractor. Road Department will provide a loader.
  • Hauling will take place Monday through Thursday – 7 a.m. through 5:00 p.m.
  • Must have Montana Contractors License or proof of exemption
  • Proof of Liability Insurance
  • Approximately 70 miles per round trip
  • Approximately 2 hours per trip
  • MT DOT regulations apply
  • Must have valid CDL
  • Please include phone number to be contacted at
  • Contractor’s will be notified by 3:00 p.m. on November 2, 2020.

Powder River County Request for Proposal

Powder River County is seeking an engineering firm to provide professional services to plan and oversee projects for the Broadus Airport. The firm must have experience in obtaining FAA and State grants to fund these projects. The firm must be able to work with the Airport Board and County Commissioners to develop and execute a capital improvement plan. This includes submitting grants for the projects. Copies of the detail request for proposal (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: Powder River County, Clerk & Recorder, 406-436-2361, P.O. Box 200, Broadus, MT 59317, email address: cgatlin@prco.mt.gov. For more information, please use the above contact information. All responses to the detailed RFQ must be submitted by November 2, 2020 at 5:00 P.M. to the Clerk & Recorders Office located at 119 N Park Ave, Broadus, MT 59317. Powder River County supports Equal Employment Opportunity.

Intent of Temporary Road Closure for Maintenance

Powder River County Road Department is working together with the Forest Service on the 15 Mile Road re-graveling project.   We will be closing the road periodically for the next few months starting September 28, 2020. Closures will be from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Monday-Thursday.   Road will be open to local traffic only.  Contact Road Supervisor, Teel Mullanix, 436-2248 or Ron Hecker at Forest Service for more information.   

Tax Appeal Board

Powder River County Tax Appeal Board will be in session from July 1 through December 31, 2020, 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 Powder River 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.  Notices will be mailed in 2020 to property owners who have had a change in valuation after January 1, 2019, a change in ownership, or a change in classification.  Appeal forms are available from www.mtab.mt.gov.  Appeals must be filed with the County Clerk and Recorder who will notify the County Tax Appeal Board to schedule a hearing.

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