INVITATION FOR BIDS LEASE OF STATE LANDS Sealed bids will be accepted by the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Ag & Grazing Management Bureau, P.O. Box 201601, Helena, Montana 59620-1601, through August 6,2021 for a 5-year grazing lease on the following described lands in Yellowstone County. SW4SW4, SUBJ TO R/W: Section 18, T1N, R26E: containing 40 acres of grazing land. N2 LESS 82 AC R/W: Section 20, T1N, R26E: containing 238 acres of grazing land. The minimum bid rate is $683.91 based on a grazing carrying capacity of 51 AUMS at a rate of $13.41 per AUM. By law all bids in order to be considered valid must include a deposit in the form of a certified check, cashiers check or money order in the amount equal to 100% of the amount bid for grazing, plus a non-refundable lease application fee of $25.00. In order to be considered, all bids must be accompanied with a completed application to lease state lands. The successful bidder must in addition to the rental, make settlement with the owner of the existing improvements on the land. The State Board of Land Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Bid forms may be obtained from the Department at the above address or in person at 1539 11th Avenue, Helena or by calling 406-444-4951 Ag & Grazing Management Bureau Montana DNRC