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 March 21, 2019 for a 10-year agricultural lease on the following described lands in Teton County. NW4, Section 36, T26N, R1E- containing 160.21 acres of agricultural land. The minimum bid rate is the minimum cash rental of $4,005.25 based on $25 per acre for the 160.21 acres of agricultural land. 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 $20.00 per acre for the agricultural land, 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. For Questions regarding the bid forms please contact the Conrad unit office at 406-505-6002. Ag & Grazing Management Bureau, Montana DNRC. 2 Pubs., March 6 and 13, 2019. MNAXLP.