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Storage

S & K Self-Storage
53205 Hwy 93
Ronan, MT 59864
406/253-1011 or 406/883-4317
Various Sizes Available
Security gate
24-hour keypad access
Located right next to the People’s Center on Hwy. 93
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Real Estate

2004 Modular Home on Foundation. 3 bdrms, 2 baths, 1620 sq. ft. 2 private wells, 2 septics, power set up for another home, 3 sheds, 4.53 acres. In trust land. Asking $211,000. (406) 493-2838.
7/28

TRIBAL TRUST PROPERTY FOR SALE
Serious inquiries only. Property located on 35011 Little Marten Road, Ronan, MT: An older home built with a full view of the mountains and a running stream on the south-side of property. The home includes living, dining, kitchen, utility, den, recreation, 5 bedrooms, and 2 1/2 bath(s). The entry is split level where the upper floor contains 1,726 sq. ft. with a full basement for a total of 3,452 sq ft. Utilities include electric, oil 1, and two fireplaces, one on each floor. The home has its own well and septic, gravel driveway, two car garage. Bathroom and kitchen updated with upkeep to interior walls and flooring. Appraisal Price $279,000.00. Call 406-552-9194.
9/29

HOME FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Personal property includes improvements of a frame construction single family home with two bedrooms and one bath on a tribal homesite located at 69304 Plant Lane, Arlee, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $40,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727.
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HOME FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Personal property includes a frame construction single home with 1-bedroom and one bath (480 sq. ft.) on a tribal homesite located at 306 2nd Avenue East, Pablo, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $50,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, ext. 1092 or extension 1094.
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HOME FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Improvements which include a 1998, ranch style split level home with 3-bedrooms and 1-bath, with porch, deck and chain link fence. With a detached 2-car garage located at 43582 Pearson Road, Ronan, MT on 1.92 acres. ASKING PRICE: $70,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY, FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT TRIBAL CREDIT AT 406-275-2727, EXTENSION 1092.
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HOME FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Personal property which includes improvements of a 2-story frame construction single family residence with 2-bedrooms, 1-bath, with 2,365 sq. ft., located at 62238 Foothills Road, St. Ignatius, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $90,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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NW Montana Real Estate. Several large acreage parcels. Company owned. Bordered by National Forest. Timber. Water. Tungstenholdings.com. (406)293-3714.
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3.52Ac $259/month Boulder, MT- 2.12Ac $391/month Absaraokee, MT- 21.3 Ac $203/month Red Lodge, MT-
More properties online Justin Joyner, Steel Horse RE www.ownerfinancemt.com 406-539-1420.
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Education / Instruction

TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING. Complete programs, refresher courses, rent equipment for CDL, Job Placement Assistance. Financial assistance for qualified students. SAGE Technical Services, Billings/Missoula. 1-800-545-4546.
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Loans / Contracts

EQUITY LOANS ON NON-OWNER OCCUPIED MONTANA REAL ESTATE. We also buy Notes & Mortgages. Call Creative Finance & Investments @ 406-721-1444 or visit www.creative-finance.com
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REVERSE MORTGAGES: Draw eligible cash out of your home & eliminate mortgage payments. Seniors 62+! FHA insured. Purchase, refinance & VA loans also. In home personal service. Free 28 page catalog. 1-888-660-3033. All Island Mortgage. www.allislandmortgage.com
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For Sale

2700 sq ft log home kit for sale, brand new. $25,000. Motivated seller. Ships anywhere in the US free to jobsite. Blueprint available. Call 406-671-0926.
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Employment

S&K Technologies (SKT), Inc. and subsidiaries S&K Aerospace, S&K Global Solutions, and S&K Logistics Services are always seeking to hire qualified individuals for positions advertised on our websites. Visit www.sktcorp.com, select applicable company and go to “Careers and View Career Opportunities” for all job listings. SKT, Inc. and subsidiaries are all AA/EEO/American Indian Hiring Preference employers.
12/29

CSKT EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES
POSITIONS AVAILABLE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED

CSKT Early Childhood Services is seeking the following positions (Positions are located in Polson, Pablo, Ronan, St. Ignatius, and Arlee areas)

HEAD START (3-5 year olds):
* Head Start Teacher/Supervisor
* Head Start Teacher
* Head Start Teacher Aide
* Head Start Teacher Aide-In-Training
* Special Services Aide
* Cook
* Cultural Specialist

EARLY HEAD START (0-3 year olds):
* Infant Toddler Teacher/Supervisor
* Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher
* Infant/Toddler Teacher
* Infant/Toddler Teacher-In-Training
* Special Service Aide
* Cook
* Cultural Specialist

LANGUAGE NEST (0-3 YEAR OLDS-ST.IGNATIUS)
* Teacher/Supervisor
* Teachers (1 or more)
* Curriculum Developer
* Program Coordinator

Interested applicants can get a copy of the full position description at the Tribal Personnel Office or at the Early Childhood Services Admin Office in St.Ignatius (Neil Charlo Building).
Interested applicants will need to complete an application for employment with the Tribal Personnel Office and attach all required documents with the application.
Please contact CSKT Early Childhood Services at 406-745-4509 ext. 5506 or CSKT Personnel at 406-675-2700 ext. 1040 for more information.
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PROJECT LAUNCH CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTANT
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) AND be working toward completing, within 3 years, the 3000 supervised clinical hours, required to test for LCSW Licensure. Must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past three (3) years, must have no previous involvement with any child protective services or adult social service protection agencies as an offender and no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years mandatory and must not have had a conviction of driving under the influence of substances or a per se within the last (3) years. This position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630 and 101-647. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) months probationary period. Salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be August 4, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/28

COUNT ROOM ATTENDANT
KWATAQNUK RESORT

S& K Gaming, LLC is seeking applications for the Count/Drop Attendant. This person will be responsible for emptying, counting and recording the contents of bill acceptor canisters and table game drop boxes that are delivered to the count room. Hours vary – start time will be 4:30 to 5:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the 1st of each month. Full-time position - $10.00 per hour and will be eligible for benefits after ninety days. Must be able to pass a background check, obtain a Gaming License, possess a driver’s license and be insurable under the insurance policy. Please submit application to the Human Resource Office or call @ 883-3636, ext. 447 for an application. Closing date is Friday, July 29, 2016 @ 5:00 p.m. Applicants are required to take a pre-hire drug test and be placed on a random testing list. S&K Gaming, LLC is a Native American Hiring Preference Employer. All applicants are encouraged to apply.
7/28

COUNT ROOM SUPERVISOR
KWATAQNUK RESORT

S& K Gaming, LLC is seeking applications for the Count/Drop Supervisor position. The applicant must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Degree. One to two years of work experience in a Drop/Count position or a position that required supervision of staff and management or allocation of limited resources is required. Will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and as a condition of employment will be subject to random drug testing. Ability to work flexible hours/shifts including evenings, weekends. Hours vary – start time will be 4:30 a.m. or 5:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the 1st of each month. Full-time position - $12.00 per hour and will be eligible for benefits after ninety days. Must be able to pass a background check, obtain a Gaming License, possess a driver’s license and be insurable under the insurance policy. Please submit application to the Human Resource Office or call @ 883-3636, ext. 447 for an application. Closing date is Friday, July 29, 2016 @ 5:00 p.m. Applicants are required to take a pre-hire drug test and be placed on a random testing list. S&K Gaming, LLC is a Native American Hiring Preference Employer. All applicants are encouraged to apply.
7/28

SPO CULTURAL RESOURCE SPECIALIST
PRESERVATION DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must have a Bachelor's degree in Tribal Historic Preservation or Native American Studies or experience and extensive knowledge of the Salish and Pend d'Oreille histories, cultures, practices and beliefs. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript/certificate and a copy of current valid driver's license. The successful applicant, if not already employed by CS&KT, must pass pre-hire drug testing, this position is not a Testing Designated Position(TDP) within the definition of CS&KT Alcohol and Drug Testing policy. Salary is $14.06 TO $16.33 per hour plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. #1029. Closing date is Thursday, August 11th, 2016 @ 5:30pm.
8/4

SAFETY & SECURITY OFFICER – KHJC
(2 or more positions)

The successful applicant must possess a High school diploma or GED. One year of experience as an emergency first responder, law enforcement, or safety and security officer required. Must have a class D driver’s license and able to obtain a Montana Class B License with passenger and air brake endorsement within 6 months of hire. Must pass standard medical physical examination, must be able obtain within 90 days First Aid/CPR card. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. Salary range $12.78 to $14.84 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, August 11, 2016 @ 5:30 p.m. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/4

PATIENT REGISTRATION SPECIALIST-POLSON
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess must have a 2 year degree in Social Work, Human Services or Sociology or 3 years' experience in a medical clinic, or secretarial work in health administration office. Must have 3 years successful experience in an office setting and handling sensitive information. Fast paced environment, multi-tasking, responsible for word processing, reception, and for preparing correspondence to individuals with no supervisor review. Or 1year of experience working with a community-based and/or statewide assistance program and its eligibility requirements; 6 months of experience working with tribal government entities and/or other organizations of native peoples is highly preferred. Two years documented supervisory experience, monitoring performance benchmarks and conducting employee evaluations. Must possess a valid Montana Driver’s License. Knowledge of eligibility policies, benefits, regulations and claims processing guidelines of third party billing resources. Knowledge of the Privacy Act, HIPAA requirements concerning medical information and guidelines and practices to maintain client confidentiality. Must pass background check appropriate for the job. Must adhere to Tribal Resolutions# 94-74 and# 06-48 regarding employee conflict of interest and employee standards of conduct for Tribal employees. Must meet all annual training requirements to maintain access to required computer systems. Must participate in and support HIPAA training, as needed and required. Must adhere to CSKT social media policy and other CSKT Tribal policies regarding professional conduct. Must pass a pre-hire drug screen and random drug screens while employed. Must adhere to all Tribal Health Department directives and policies. Will be required to attend evening meetings to participate in health services outreach and or health fairs to reach designated population to provide education and beneficiary information. Will be required to attend and participate in all related trainings, conference calls and site visits to increase knowledge and skills in determining eligibility. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and copy of academic transcript/training certificate, proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) months probationary period. Salary is $14.06 to $16.33 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/4

LEASE ORIENTATION SPECIALIST
SALISH KOOTENAI HOUSING AUTHORITY

The successful applicant must possess an AA degree in human Services or related field; two years relevant experience working for a public service program; or a combination of training and experience. Training or experience in clerical tasks such as typing, tiling, record keeping, business writing, business math and data processing. Working knowledge of applicable local and Federal regulations pursuant to housing issues; working knowledge of Housing Authority Eligibility and Occupancy policies; knowledge of Tribal resources. Basic knowledge of typing, filing, records management, bookkeeping, and computers. Knowledge of minor home maintenance and budgeting and Tribal resources. Must have a current valid Montana driver's license at all times, with no drug or alcohol related traffic convictions in the past three years. Must pass alcohol and drug testing prior to being hired. Must be able to pass background investigation if hired. Must be willing to travel out of the area for trainings and conferences. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and/or training certificate and a copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This position is not a (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by CSKT must pass pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary is $14.06 to $16.33 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/4

HEALTH & WELLNESS DIRECTOR
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess must have a Bachelor's degree in a health related, communication or human services field, with 5 years’ experience in administrative experience, including supervision of staff and managing budgets. Must have professional experience in developing, implementing and evaluating health prevention and intervention services according to best practices for Native Americans. Must possess a vailid Driver’s License. Must adhere to Tribal Resolutions # 94-74 and# 06-48 regarding employee conflict of interest and employee standards of conduct for Tribal employees. Must meet all annual training and system requirements to maintain access to required computer systems. Must maintain proper licensure/certification and registration; if required. Must participate in and support HIPAA training, as needed and required. Must adhere to CSKT social media policy and other CSKT Tribal policies regarding professional conduct. Will be required to participate in pre-hire drug test and random drug tests thereafter. Must pass a background and suitability check according to Public Law 101-630; the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act. Must adhere to all Tribal Health directives and policies. May be required to attend evening meetings to participate in health services outreach and or health fairs to reach designated population. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and copy of academic transcript/training certificate, proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) months probationary period. Salary is $14.06 to $16.33 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, August 11th, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/4

FORESTRY TECHNICIAN I
(Furloughable)

The successful applicant must have a High school diploma; 2 years minimum of extensive experience, demonstrating proficiency within four (4) or more of the following areas: timber marking, cruising, scaling, habitat typing, insect and disease identification, unit layout, road centerline location, legal boundary line location, fire-fighting, thinning, planting, supervision of 2 or more employees, scaling or timber sale contract or permit administration. OR Completion of a two (2) year forestry technical school and one year extensive experience in 3 or more of the functional areas listed above. A valid Montana State driver’s license and a federal operator’s permit are required for vehicle operations. Must not have received a disciplinary action that resulted in termination in the past 2 years. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and a copy of a valid Montana driver’s license to the Personnel Department. Salary is $14.06 to $16.33 per hour plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at 406.675.2700 ext. 1029. Closing date: Thursday, August 11, 2016 @ 5:30 p.m. This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.

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8/4

FORESTER I
FORESTRY

The successful applicant must a minimum of a Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry or a Bachelor of Science degree in the science field with at least 24 semester hours in forestry. At least 6 months of field forestry experience at the technician or professional level is required, so as to demonstrate field readiness in the use and application of basic forestry tools and techniques. Must possess a State of Montana driver’s license at the time of hire and possess throughout employment. BIA requirement of employee adherence to all responsibilities under the Department of Interior (DOI) Motor Vehicle Operator Policy. In order to function as fire overhead, a current red card must be updated and an annual physical must be submitted. Salary range $18.70 to $21.74 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and a copy of a valid Montana State driver’s license to the Personnel Department, 406.675.2700, ext. 1029 or visit cskt.org website for application. Closing date will be Thursday, August 11, 2016 @ 5:30 p.m. This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/4

BASIC EDUCATION TEACHER/ MATH - KHJC
The successful applicant must possess a college diploma and possess a current Class 1 or Class 2 Secondary Montana Teacher Certificate. This certification must be maintained.This is a Tested Designated Position (TDP) and is subject to random drug testing. A current secondary education endorsement from other states; that is equivalent to a MT Class 1,2,3; will be considered if it can be converted to a MT Educator License within six months. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL-101-630. Applicant must submit a completed Tribal application and relevant academic transcripts and training certificates to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. This position may be employed under a contract. Salary range $16.98 to $19.74 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date is Thursday, August 11, 2016 @ 5:30 p.m.. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/4

Quality Transportation is hiring CDL-A Drivers. Locations in NV and CA. MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE. Call 775-635-2443 or www.qtinv.net for application.
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Legal Notices

INVITATION FOR BIDS

Sealed bids for construction of the following project(s) will be received by the Montana Department of Transportation, Contract Plans Bureau, Room 101, 2701 Prospect, Helena, Montana until 9:00 a.m. on August 11, 2016. All bids being publicly opened, reviewed for correctness, and then publicly read in the Department's auditorium.
104 IDAHO LINE-EAST
STPP 6-1(145)0

Overlay, seal & cover, signing, bridge deck crack seal, deck repair and guardrail on the Idaho Line-East project in Sanders County. The project is located on State Highway 200 (P-6) beginning at the Idaho-Montana border (RP 0.0) and continues east 14.7 miles ending near the town of Noxon (RP 14.7). The bridge deck crack seal is on the Bull River Bridge (RP 10.9) and the bridge deck repair and rail revision is over the MRL Railroad (RP 12.8).
108 SF149 E OF BIGFORK SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS
HSIP-G STWD(407)

Delineation on the SF149 E of Bigfork Safety Improvements project located in Flathead and Lake Counties. The project is located at 2 Sites: Site #1 is located on State Secondary Route 209 between RP 0.00 and RP 4.85. The Flathead/Lake County Line is the centerline of the highway from RP 2.8 to RP 4.9. Site #2 is located on State Primary Route 83/MT 83 between RP 83.4 and 84.2.
Bid documents and instructions to bidders may be obtained from the Contract Plans Bureau. These documents may be requested by FAX (406)444-7236 (see order form), by mail, by downloading at the following web site: http://www.mdt.mt.gov/business/contracting/current_letting.shtml under “Bid Packages” link, or by calling (406)444 6216, 6212, 6215 or TTY 444 7696.
Any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement is subject to all appropriate state and federal civil rights laws. The prime and subcontractors are required to pay the wage rates set out in the bid proposal.
MDT will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in the award, performance or administration of any MDT contract or in the administration of its DBE program (49 CFR Part 26). MDT attempts to provide reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person participating in any service, program or activity of the department. Alternate accessible formats of this document will be provided upon request. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in MDT bid lettings, call the Civil Rights Bureau at 444-6331 or TTY 406-444-7696 [TTY 1-800-335-7592 (toll free)].

MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Rick Griffith, Chairman Michael T. Tooley
Montana Transportation Commission Director of Transportation
7/28

RESOLUTION TO DISPOSE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY

As provided in 20-6-604, MCA, the Trustees of Arlee Joint School District #8 hereby resolve to sell excess property, namely two Bluebird Buses purchased in 2001 and 1992 as they are no longer utilized by the District.
The trustees of Arlee Joint School District #8 further resolve that notices of this resolution shall be published in the local papers, The CharKoosta, The Lake County Leader and the Missoulian the weeks of July 17th and July 24th, 2016.
This resolution shall become effective 14 days after publication of the second notice identified in the above paragraph, unless appealed to the district court by a taxpayer in compliance with and provided in 20-6-604, MCA.
Adopted by the Board of Trustees of Arlee Joint School District #8, this 12th day of July, 2016.

Kris Gardner, Chair of the Board
Lonnie Morin, Clerk
7/28

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Probate Cause #15-515-P

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBAL COURT OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, PABLO, MONTANA

IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: EARL KENNETH LEFTHAND

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Gerald Lefthand, has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said Deceased are required to present their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to Personal Representative, return receipt requested, or to the Clerk of Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855.
DATED this 13th day of July, 2016.

Address: Personal Representative
Gerald Lefthand
P.O. Box 134
White Swan, WA 98952
7/28

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Safety of Dams (SOD)/Roads Programs invites interested firms or consultants to submit a Statement of Qualifications in response to the Request for Qualifications – Civil Engineering Consulting Services. The Safety of Dams and Roads Program have multiple projects on the Flathead Reservation which require layout and design of roads, bridges, pedestrian facilities, and utilities. The scope of work will be determined on a project specific basis.
The Request for Qualifications may be obtained from: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Safety of Dams and Roads Program, Attn: Gabriel Johnson, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, Phone 406-676-2600. The Request for Qualifications may also be viewed and downloaded at the following website: http://nrd.csktribes.org/water-management/sod
Statement of Qualification must be submitted on the supplied forms, with any supporting documentation, and must be received at the email address listed in the Request for Qualification no later than 2:00 PM (local time) on August 2, 2016.
This Project will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of CSKT’s Indian Preference Ordinance 101A and Regulations. The selection of the successful firm and award of this project will be per the provisions of Ordinance 101A and Regulations. Tribal Contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of their Statement of Qualification. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your Statement of Qualification in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Be advised that evidence of your membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. Contractors must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim Indian preference. It is the sole responsibility of the submitter to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
7/28

IN THE CHILDREN’S COURT OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

IN THE MATTER OF, ) CASE NO. 14-371-CP
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J.M.-S., ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
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Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

RUSSELL SORRELL – biological father of the above-referenced child.

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on August 1, 2016 at 9:00 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning to Suspend the Birth Parents Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born April 19, 2005.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 30th day of June, 2016.

Cara Croft, Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
7/28

Arlee Schools will be holding a surplus sale on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please contact Lonnie Morin at 406-726-3216 ext. 4 with questions.
7/28

Mission Valley Power is Requesting Bids for Janitorial Services. Pablo, St. Ignatius and Hot Springs Service Centers. October 1, 2016 through September 1, 2019. Closing Date 3:00 PM 8-22-16. For Information or to Obtain a Bid Packet, Contact MVP at 883-7958.
8/11

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT)
Economic Development Office

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Economic Development Office is looking for a part-time property manager for a mobile home park north of Evaro, Montana, on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The manager would be hired under a contract which would begin October 1, 2016.
Overview: The CSKT Economic Development Office manages 14 mobile home/RV lots at Gray Wolf Park (formerly known as the Coriacan Village Mobile Home Park), on Coriacan Lane and Court north of Evaro. The Park is located across U.S. Highway 93 from the Gray Wolf Peak Casino. The Park’s community water and sewer systems are maintained by the Salish Kootenai Housing Authority.
Scope of Work: The property manager would need to live on-site, or within a few miles of the Park, in order to insure that the following tasks are completed:
* Insure that the property is maintained in a safe and sanitary manner, inspecting the Park grounds at least every other day.
* Interview prospective Park tenants, collect completed applications, and conduct background checks.
* Complete rental agreements with new tenants who meet the qualifications for tenancy.
* Insure any new trailer to be moved onto a vacant lot has passed a current safety inspection and has adequate fire insurance.
* Correspond with CSKT Planning Director re status of new applications and provide copies of all paperwork for new tenants to Director for processing and final approval.
* Notify the Salish Kootenai Housing Authority Sewer and Water Office when trailers are being hooked-up to ensure proper connections, and notify the Office when trailers are being disconnected.
* Enforce Park rules and regulations such as pet restrictions, lawn watering, vehicle parking and safety issues, to name a few.
* Move garbage containers every Monday morning, from the Park shed to the designated area adjacent to Coriacan Lane, for garbage pick-up. Move garbage containers back into the shed every Monday afternoon or evening, after they have been emptied by the waste disposal company. Maintain the Park shed and garbage containers.
* Mow/rake and water Park common areas and any vacant lots as needed.
* Complete final clean-up on lots after they are vacated, if needed.
* Burn lawn rakings, tree limbs, pine cones, needles and boughs and scrap lumber in designated burn area as needed.
* Report any concerns regarding sewer, water, power or road infrastructure to the CSKT Economic Development Office, and other Tribal entities as needed.
* Complete other Park management duties as needed.
Term of Contract:
The contract period would begin October 1, 2016, and would end September 30, 2017, with the possibility of an extension. Notice would be provided at least 60 days prior to the end of the contract to extend the term. Telephone meetings and/or reports will be required monthly.
Contract Type:
The contract will be for a fixed amount per month. Free mobile home lot space may be provided in lieu of part of the monthly management payment, but a security deposit would be required if a lot is rented by the prospective contractor.
Proposal Contents:
The Proposal must include at a minimum:
(1) Qualifications and appropriate credentials (copies of licenses, etc.) of the prospective property manager.
(2) Description of recent experience in doing this type of work, preferably in a resume format.
(3) Availability of responder to begin work October 1, and ability to live on-site or within a few miles of the Park.
(4) A copy of the prospective manager’s general liability insurance; and proof of worker’s compensation or worker’s compensation exemption.
(5) References.
Proposals must be received by 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 7, 2016. Mailing address: CSKT Economic Development Office, PO Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, ATTN: Janet Camel--Sealed Bid.
Proposals will be opened and reviewed on September 8, 2016. A decision will be made by September 15, 2016.
Proposal Evaluation Criteria:
The proposal will be evaluated on the contents listed above. This is an Indian Preference bid. Tribal contractors who wish to receive Indian preference must obtain a certification by the Indian preference office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to submission of the bids. This certification must be included with your RFP response.
The selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of the CSKT Indian Preference Ordinance 101A. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder/respondent to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
All proposals will become the property of the CSKT Economic Development Office. The Tribes reserve the right to accept, reject or negotiate any element of any proposal received, and the right to refuse any or all bids.
For more information call Janet Camel at 406-675-2700, ext. 1256.
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