The Ravalli County Planning Department is inviting public comment on a floodplain permit application to cover the annual efforts to divert irrigation water into the Overturf Ditch within the floodplain of the Bitterroot River. The project by the Overturf Ditch Users (represented by Wayne Buhler) is intended to place concrete diversion blocks as necessary to direct water to their canal and headgate, and to remove the blocks after the need has passed. The project is located east of Darby, Montana, on the west bank of the river, approximately 2,000 feet downstream of Darby Bridge, in Section 14, Township 3 North, Range 21 West, Ravalli County, on Parcel 1100200. Information regarding this application is available at the Ravalli County Planning Department at 215 S 4th St, Suite F in Hamilton. Written comments may be mailed, hand-delivered or emailed (firstname.lastname@example.org) and must be received by Thursday June 7, 2018 at 5:00 pm. (Reference Application # FA-18-05).
BS 5-23-18. MNAXLP