BEFORE THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
OF THE STATE OF MONTANA
In the matter of the adoption of ARM New Rule I relating to the Eurasian Watermilfoil Management Area
NOTICE OF ADOPTION
TO: All Concerned Persons
1. On May 13, 2010, the Montana Department of Agriculture published MAR Notice No. 4-14-195 relating to the public hearing on the proposed adoption of the above-stated rule at page 1129 of the 2010 Montana Administrative Register, Issue Number 9.
2. On June 3, 2010, the Montana Department of Agriculture held a public hearing on the proposed amendment of the above-stated rule.
3. The department received the following comments:
COMMENT #1: Nine people commented that they support the proposed rule.
RESPONSE #1: No response is necessary.
COMMENT #2: Two people requested that the department consider hiring private parties to accomplish part of the plan.
RESPONSE #2: The department will consider private contractors at all times. The department was not aware at the time of the original plan that private parties were available for some of the services. No change in the rule is necessary to consider using private parties.
4. The department has adopted the new rule exactly as proposed.
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
/s/ Ron de Yong /s/ Cort Jensen
Ron de Yong, Director Cort Jensen, Rule Reviewer
Certified to the Secretary of State, June 14, 2010.