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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

HOME FOR SALE – (Tribal Homesite Lease)
Improvements include a 2-story single family dwelling with 5-bedrooms and 2.5 baths (2,658 sq. ft.) with deck, and an enclosed 2-car garage, located at 69094 Antoine Lane, Arlee, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $195,000.00.
TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY, for more information contact Tribal Credit at 406-275-2727, extension 1092.
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Storage
S & K Self-Storage
53205 Hwy 93
Ronan, MT 59864
(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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Yard Sale

YARD SALE: Friday and Saturday, 8 am to 3 pm. Located at 36256 3rd Street North, in Pablo.
7/30

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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For Sale

Custom Log Home Packages. Our patented log building system eliminates settling problems and saves money. Call Nordique Log Homes, Swan Valley, Montana: 406-754-5647. Email: info@nordiqueloghomes.com
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Authentic Timber Framed Barns. Residential-Commercial-Storefronts. Design-Build since 1990. Authentic Handcrafted, Pegged Frames Installed, Starting at $18/SF. Traditional Turnkey Barns From $40/SF. Built to Last for Generations. 406-581-3014 or email brett@bitterrootgroup.com www.bitterroottimberframes.com
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For Sale Sports Car

1969 Mustang Convertible Survivor, 351-4, M Code, original black paint, deluxe interior, automatic, Always garaged, no rust ever. Build sheet, Marti Report. $39,999/ obo. 802-349-4212
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Mortgages/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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Business Opportunities

Build your own business by custom building with Heritage Homes! Our system saves time and protects your bottom line! www.hhofne.com Call Darrin at (800) 759-2782
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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.
6/6

CSKT Early Childhood Services
Positions Available Open Until Filled

CSKT Early Childhood Services is seeking the following positions

HEAD START (3-5 year olds):
* Teacher/Supervisor
* Teacher
* Teacher Aide
* Teacher Aide-In-Training
* Special Services Aide

EARLY HEAD START (0-3 year olds):
* Teacher/Supervisor
* Lead Teacher
* Teacher
* Teacher-In-Training
* Special Service Aide
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 Ronan. 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- 676-4509 ext. 6106 or CSKT Personnel at 406-675-2700 ext. 1041 for more information.
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CIRCLE OF TRUST OUTREACH TRAINER/DATA COORDINATOR
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
(CONTRACT POSITION)

The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field and up to five (5) years of experience working with program logistic models and program outcomes as required for evaluation, possess a current Montana state driver’s license and liability insurance and maintain both, must not have had a DUI or Per Se conviction in the past three (3) years, must never been convicted of or pled guilty to a crime of domestic violence, child abuse, or elder abuse, sexual offense or crime of violence, (felony), no alcohol or drug abuse convictions or domestic violence convictions within the past five (5) years is mandatory, this position requires background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630, 25USC Section 3201 and Public Law 101-647, 42 USC Section 1331. This position is a mandatory reporter of suspected child abuse and neglect. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, copy of current valid driver’s license proof of insurance, 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 range is $16.33 to $18.98 per hour and includes benefits. 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 6, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/30

SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
TWO (2) VACANCIES & ONE (1) CURRENT TERM AVAILABLE

Salish Kootenai College is seeking letters of interest with resumes included for two (2) vacancies & one (1) current term expires June 2017, on the Board of Directors. The letters of interest and resumes must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. The Board consists of seven (7) members appointed by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council. Each member must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe and be at least 18 years of age. The Board meets the second Wednesday monthly. The Board members set policy for the general operation of the college, advocate within the community, and occasionally travel to regional and national meetings. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes who is applying for a board or committee vacancy is required to submit along with the Letter of Interest, a letter signed by the immediate supervisor and the Department Head authorizing the employee to apply for and serve on the board or committee. Any Tribal employee serving on a board or committee that is not directly related to the position the person holds in the Tribal organization, is required to use leave or leave-without-pay to attend all meetings, participate in any activity associated with the board or committee, or for any travel related to the board or committee. Tribal employees may serve on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply, submit a letter of interest (letter of interest must include what the applicant feels they can contribute to the board) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to Evelyn Charlo, Personnel/C&G Technician, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 8/6/15.
7/30

CERTIFIED MEDICAL CODER/
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT
(RE-ADVERTISED DUE TO NO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS)

The successful applicant must be a graduate from an AHIMA-accredited health information technology, management of coding certificate program, must possess a Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) or Certified Coding Specialist-physician based (CCS-P) OR other recognized coding credential, must have ICD-10 certification, must possess 5 years current outpatient department coding experience and must pass a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and certification, 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) month probationary period. Position may be employed under contract. Salary and work location are negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Position is Open Until Filled.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/30

CLINIC NURSE – ELMO CLINIC
(MAY BE EMPLOYED BY CONTRACT)
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must be a graduate from an accredited ADN, Diploma, or BSN program in Nursing, possess a current Montana state RN licensure (skills must be current with documentation of most recent training), current CPR and First Aide certification, possess a current valid driver’s license and be subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. One (1) year of work experience in a clinic setting is desirable. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant academic transcript/certifications, copy of current Montana state R.N. licensure, a copy of current CPR and First Aid certification, 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 the DD214 must be submitted. This position 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) month probationary period. Salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available at cskt.org. The closing date will be Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/30

OUT-PATIENT CLINIC OFFICE MANAGER/
TRIBAL HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ST. IGNATIUS

The successful applicant must possess an AA degree in a medically related field OR 5 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience and a current valid driver’s license. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and a copy of relevant academic transcript and/or training certificate, 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 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) month probationary period. Salary range $13.52 to $15.70 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Closing date will be August 6, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/30

CLINIC NURSE/SKC CLINIC - PABLO
(MAY BE EMPLOYED BY CONTRACT)
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must be a graduate from an accredited ADN, Diploma, or BSN program in Nursing, possess a current Montana state RN licensure (skills must be current with documentation of most recent training), current CPR and First Aide certification, possess a current valid driver’s license and be subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. One (1) year of work experience in a clinic setting is desirable. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant academic transcript/certifications, copy of current Montana state R.N. licensure, a copy of current CPR and First Aid certification, 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 the DD214 must be submitted. This position 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) month probationary period. Salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available at cskt.org. The closing date will be Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/30

FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER/CONTRACT POSITION
ELMO CLINIC
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a specialized knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of Family Medicine obtained through the successful completed course of study in Family Nurse Practitioner, must have a thorough working knowledge of the major primary care field of internal medicine, obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics, in order to treat a majority of patients, must possess Board of Nursing certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, must be currently licensed (and in good standing) to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the United States and Montana, current ACLS certification is required and this position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630.
All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a certified copy of academic transcript, copy of Nurse Practitioner license/Board Certification and ACLS certification, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT, and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted. This position 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) month probationary period. This position is an exempt contract position. Salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Position is open until filled.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/30

FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER/CONTRACT POSITION
SKC CLINIC - Pablo
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a specialized knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of Family Medicine obtained through the successful completed course of study in Family Nurse Practitioner, must have a thorough working knowledge of the major primary care field of internal medicine, obstetrics, gynecology and pediatrics, in order to treat a majority of patients, must possess Board of Nursing certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner, must be currently licensed (and in good standing) to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the United States and Montana, current ACLS certification is required and this position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630.
All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a certified copy of academic transcript, copy of Nurse Practitioner license/Board Certification and ACLS certification, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT, and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted. This position 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) month probationary period. This position is an exempt contract position. Salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Position is open until filled.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/30

OUT-PATIENT CLINIC OFFICE MANAGER/
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT- SKC CLINIC PABLO

The successful applicant must possess an AA degree in a medically related field OR 5 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience and a current valid driver’s license. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and a copy of relevant academic transcript and/or training certificate, 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 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) month probationary period. Salary range $13.52 to $15.70 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Closing date will be August 6, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/30

RELIEF PHARMACIST/CONTRACT POSITION
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT
(ST. IGNATIUS & POLSON HEALTH CLINICS)

The successful applicant must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Pharmacy and this position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a 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 the DD214 must be submitted. This position 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) month probationary period. This position is a contract position. Salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Closing date is Thursday, August 6, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/30

AFFORDABLE HOMEOWNERSHIP ASSISTANT/
SALISH KOOTENAI HOUSING AUTHORITY

The successful applicant must possess an AA degree in Human Services OR two (2) or more years of experience in providing budgeting and literacy training AND; two (2) or more years working with the public and/or (1) year experience with homeownership classes, possess a current valid driver’s license with no alcohol related convictions in the past three (3) years and must be willing to travel out of the area for training as needed. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and/ or training certificate, 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. Salary range $13.52 to $15.70 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Closing date will be
Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/6

STAFF COOK (On-Call) – KHJC
Contract Position

The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED. Must have three (3) years of experience in institutional cooking OR five (5) years cooking Experience OR be a graduate of a two (2) year vocational/technical program with one (1) year cooking experience. Must be experienced in preparation of breakfast, lunch, and supper meals, in addition, incumbent must be knowledgeable in preparing special meals, baking, salads, soups, sauces, and desserts. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. Must be able to work weekends and unusual hours. Must hold or be able to obtain a food handler’s card. Must be able to pass physical stating that applicant is free of any communicable disease. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $11.23 to $13.03 per hour. Position will be open until filled.
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
8/6

COMMUNITY GROUNDSKEEPER/2 Positions
SALISH KOOTENAI HOUSING AUTHORITY

The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED and have work experience with operation of all equipment used in the course of the duties, working knowledge of power lawn mower operations and maintenance practices and possess a current valid driver’s license with no alcohol related convictions for the last three (3) years and must be able to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) if requested. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and copy of academic transcript and 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 range is $11.23 to $13.03 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. The closing date will be Thursday, August 13th 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/6

APPRENTICE LINEMAN, ELECTRIC POWER/
MISSION VALLEY POWER/
(1 OR MORE POSITIONS)

Mission Valley Power, Pablo, MT. Basic qualifications: Must possess a high school diploma or GED, must be 18 years of age, possess a current valid driver’s license and must acquire a Montana State, Class A, Type II, commercial driver’s license within 3 months of hire and not exceed 300 pounds of body and tool belt weight. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a copy of high school diploma or GED and a copy of a current valid drivers license. Applicants meeting the basic qualifications will proceed through testing procedures with minimum scores required to advance to further stages of testing. $23.90 per hour with step increases in accordance with the IBEW Wage Schedule for apprentices. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700, ext. 1029. The successful applicants must pass a pre-hire drug test and be subject to drug and alcohol testing as described in Mission Valley Power Drug and Alcohol Testing policy. Closing date will be Thursday, August 13, 2015.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/6

ELECTRIC INSTRUMENT MECHANIC APPRENTICE /1 POSITION
MISSION VALLEY POWER

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED, a current valid driver’s license and be able to obtain a Class A, Type II driver’s license within 3 months of hire date, be 18 years of age by hire date and not exceed 275 pounds of body weight. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, proof of high school diploma or GED (copy of diploma, high school transcript, original signed letter from high school, GED certificate, GED test scores, DD 214 reflecting completion of high school or equivalent) and a copy of a current valid driver’s license. Applicants meeting the basic qualifications will proceed through testing procedures with minimum scores required to advance to further stages of testing. The successful applicant must pass pre-hire drug testing. This position is designated as a Testing Designated Position (TDP) in accordance with the Mission Valley Power Drug and Alcohol testing policy. Salary range is $23.90 per hour with step increases in accordance with the IBEW Wage Schedule for apprentices. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700, Ext. 1029. Closing date is Thursday, August 13, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/6

Career opportunity with Montana Livestock Ag Credit. Requires an agriculture background and bachelor degree. If interested visit us @ ag-credit.com or call 1-800-332-3405.
#269

Farm help wanted, Fergus County. Includes grain, fencing, clean-up, cattle work, maintenance. Drivers license, riding ability required. Tobacco-free workplace. Email resume to
sagebrush1900@gmail.com
#270

HIGH-TECH CAREER with U.S. Navy. Elite tech training w/great pay, benefits, vacation, $$ for school. HS grads ages 17-34. Call Mon-Fri (877) 475-6289, or jobs_seattle@navy.mil
#271

NAVY RESERVE HIRING in all fields. Serve part-time. Paid training & potential sign-on bonus. Great benefits. $ for school. Call Mon-Fri (800) 887-0952, or jobs_seattle@navy.mil
#272

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE Paid training with U.S. Navy. Good pay, medical/dental, vacation, great career. HS grads ages 17-34. Call Mon-Fri (877) 475-6289, or jobs_seattle@navy.mil
#273

NAVY RESERVE Serve part-time. No military exp needed. Paid training & potential sign-on bonus. Great benefits. Retirement. Call Mon-Fri (800) 887-0952, or jobs_seattle@navy.mil
#274

THE NAVY IS HIRING Top-notch training, medical/dental, 30 days’ vacation/yr, $$ for school. HS grads ages 17-34. Call Mon-Fri (877) 475-6289, or jobs_seattle@navy.mil
#275

Legal Notices

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 miscellaneous district items, 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 Leader and the Valley Journal the weeks of July 20th and July 27th, 2015.
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 14th day of July, 2015.
7/30

REQUEST FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING OR PLANNING CONSULTANT QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE MISSION VALLEY ROAD SAFETY AUDIT

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Roads Program requests qualifications to perform a Road Safety Audit (RSA) in the Mission Valley on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The RSA will take place on rural routes within the Mission Valley and more specifically the area generally bounded by Flathead Lake to the north, the Flathead River to the west, the Mission Mountains to the east, and Highway 200 along with the town of Ravalli to the south. The Road Safety Audit will require using FHWA’s Systemic Safety Planning Process (Element 1) which can be found at http://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/systemic/. All qualifications are to be prepared in PDF format, submitted by email only, and sent to Gabriel Johnson at gabriel.johnson@cskt.org no later than August 6, 2015 at 2pm Mountain Standard Time. Requests for Qualifications may be obtained from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Roads Program by emailing a request to Gabriel Johnson at gabriel.johnson@cskt.org. Request for Qualifications may also be viewed and downloaded at the following website: http://www.cskt.org/tr/sod.htm
The current Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Indian Preference Policy Ordinance 101A will be followed in the selection and award of this Project to a Contractor. Tribal Contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of bids. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your bid submittal in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Evidence of membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. Bidders who are an Indian Owned Business must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim preference. It shall be the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference Certification from the Indian Preference Office. The Contractor, and all Sub-contractors, shall comply with all requirements of this Ordinance in completing the Project, including the hiring of personnel, and soliciting and awarding of subcontracts. If the Contractor sub-contracts any of this work, the selection of a Sub-contractor must be in accordance with the Indian Preference Policy Ordinance 101A. A copy of Ordinance 101A and Ordinance 101A Rules are available from the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ Indian Preference Office, or can be found on the internet at the following address: http://www.cskt.org/employment/ordinance101a.htm.
Non-Tribally owned engineering or planning consulting firms are encouraged to submit qualifications.
7/30

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 27, 2015. All bids being publicly opened, reviewed for correctness, and then publicly read in the Department's auditorium.
201 FOUR MILE DRIVE - EAST SECTION, FOUR MILE DRIVE - WEST SECTION, KBP - THREE MILE TO RESERVE LOOP, KBP - US 2 TO THREE MILE DRIVE
STPU 6735(6), STPU 6735(5), NH 15(109), NH 15(108)
NH 15(108) - Grade, gravel, PMS overlay, new structures, drainage, guardrail, curb, sidewalk, fencing, rumble strips, electrical, seal & cover and pavement markings on the KBP-US 2 to Three Mile Drive project located in Flathead County. The project begins at RP 3.3 and extends north approximately 3.1 kilometers to RP 5.2 on the new Kalispell Bypass Route. The project is entirely within the Kalispell urban limits.NH 15(109) - Grade, gravel, PMS overlay, new structure, drainage, guardrail, curb, sidewalk, fencing, noise barrier walls, rumble strips, electrical, seal & cover and pavement markings on the KBP-Three Mile to Reserve Loop project located in Flathead County. The project begins at RP 5.2 and extends north approximately 3.0 kilometers to RP 7.1 on the new Kalispell Bypass Route. The project is entirely within the Kalispell urban limits.STPU 6735(5) - Grade, gravel, PMS overlay, new structure, drainage, guardrail, curb, sidewalk, fencing, electrical, seal & cover and pavement markings on the Four Mile Drive-West Section project located in Flathead County. The project begins at RP 1.0 and extends east approximately 0.3 kilometers to RP 0.8 on Four Mile Drive. The project is entirely within the Kalispell urban limits.STPU 6735(6) - Grade, gravel, PMS overlay, removes buildings, drainage, electrical, seal & cover and pavement markings on the Four Mile Drive-East Section project located in Flathead County. The project begins at RP 0.8 and extends east approximately 0.5 kilometers to RP 0.5 on Four Mile Drive. The project is entirely within the Kalispell urban limits.
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
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LEGAL NOTICE

The Flathead Indian Reservation Advisory Board is seeking comments on the Draft 2015 Hunting Seasons, Shooting Hours and Limits for Migratory Waterfowl. A copy of the draft regulations can be obtained by contacting Dale Becker, Tribal Wildlife Program Manager at (406) 675-2700, extension 7278 or by email at daleb@cskt.org. Comments will be accepted through Thursday, August 20, 2015 and may be sent to Mr. Dale Becker, Program Manager, CSKT Wildlife Management Program, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855 or to daleb@cskt.org. A public meeting to accept comments will be held in the Tribal Natural Resources Department Conference Room at 406 Sixth Avenue East at Polson, Montana at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 19, 2015.
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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID RONAN - PABLO SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 30
RONAN, MONTANA

Sealed bids will be received by the Ronan-Pablo School District No. 30, Board of Trustees, at the District office located at 421 Andrew N.W. Ronan, MT for the construction of the Ronan Elementary school additions AND Pablo Elementary school additions.
Proposals must be received by 3:00 PM on August 10, 2015 and will be opened and publicly read at 7 p.m.
Contractors may obtain contract documents from Ted Clarke, Architect, 341 Rivers Edge Lane, Eureka, MT 59917, cell ph. 406.890.8209 by depositing $100 refundable deposit. A complete set of contract documents will also be filed with:

Kalispell Copy Builder's Exchange, 2030 Hwy 2 East, Kalispell, MT 59901
Missoula Plans Exchange, 201 N. Russell, Missoula, MT 59806
Builders Exchange of Billings, 2050 Broadwater Ave., Ste. A, Billings, MT 59102
Great Falls Builders Exchange, 202 2nd Ave. S., Great Falls, MT 59405
Montana Contractors Association, 1717 11th Ave. Helena, MT 59601
Ronan-Pablo School Dist. No. 30, 421 Andrew NW, Ronan, MT 59864

Federal and Montana State Prevailing wages will be in effect. A Montana State Contractors License for the State of Montana is required in accordance with Montana Code. No bidder may withdraw his bid after the hour set for opening thereof, unless award is delayed for a period exceeding 45 days.
The Ronan-Pablo School District No. 30 reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive formalities which do not affect the essential fairness of the bidding process, to make awards in the interest of the Ronan-Pablo School District #30 and accept the bid deemed best overall for the Ronan-Pablo School District #30.
A Bid bond or a cashier's check payable to the Ronan-Pablo School District #30 in the amount of 10% is required for all bidders.
Ronan-Pablo School District No. 30
Andy Holmlund, Superintendent
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Grant Writing, Evaluation, and Planning Services
Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes
Early Childhood Services

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Early Childhood Services Department (ECS) is seeking to contract the professional services of a qualified consultant or consulting firm to work with ECS staff to develop grant applications, conduct evaluations, and create operational plan(s).

Background:
ECS is a comprehensive child development program that serves pregnant women, children from birth to age five, and their families. This program’s goal is to increase social competence and foster healthy development of children from low-income families. The Policy Council, parent representatives, larger community, and strong governing body all play critical roles in ensuring excellence in the provision of services for children and families. ECS offers education, health, nutrition, social support, and home visiting services. This department also provides services for children with special needs, parent involvement, transportation, safety, and transition.

Scope of Work:
During the project period of August 2015 through September 30, 2017, the successful candidate or firm will assist the ECS Director in meeting the department’s strategic operational goals by fulfilling the following responsibilities:

* Conducting primary and secondary research
* Facilitating stakeholder meetings
* Attending related trainings and in-services
* Developing successfully Federal, State, and/or private foundation grants
* Conducting professional evaluations of grant funded projects
* Creating data-driven operational plan(s)
* Other duties as negotiated

Qualifications
The successful candidate or firm will demonstrate the following qualifications:
* Master’s degree in related field
* More than five years of technical writing experience
* More than two years of related program development experience
* Staffing capacity to fulfill the scope of work on time and in good order
* Demonstrated ability to create quality grants, evaluations, and plans, as evidenced by documented performance
* Experience developing research instruments, administering questionnaires, processing data, and analyzing results for the purpose of guiding policy decisions
* Ability to operate MS Word, MS Excel, Adobe Professional, SurveyMonkey, and other data processing tools
* Excellent public speaking skills
* Capacity to effectively collaborate with diverse stakeholders
* Commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of Tribal communities
* Valid driver’s license(s)

The proposal and/or response should include at a minimum:
1) Qualifications of responsible personnel involved in the work and appropriate credentials (copies of license, etc) and reference and examples of direct consulting experience. Relevant work experience must be shown in identified Statement of Qualifications. Resumes of all individuals who are involved in subcontracting and or working on any aspect of the project must be included.
(2) Description of ability to complete the requested tasks and meet any grant related timeframe in the next 24 months.
(3) Availability and flexibility of responder. Ability to commit to a schedule to meet the required deadlines, meet with a local planning team, provide for review of the products by team members and ECS staff. Ability to provide interim drafts.
(4) Provider liability insurance and workman’s compensation.
(5) Description of recent experience in doing these types of projects and/or working with a variety of different funding agencies. Please include specific examples of past successful submittals and or relevant fundraising, evaluation, and planning experience.
(6) Three references for each individual involved in any aspect of the proposal.
(7) Costs should be well detailed including wages or cost per deliverable. Any response should be clear in terms of incidental costs as well as hourly rates, travel expenses, etc. A minimum number of hours are not guaranteed as it will depend on the program’s need.

Proposals must be received by close of business on August 7, 2015. Mailing address: Early Childhood Services 35840 Round Butte Road Ronan, MT 59864 ATTN: CARRIE ANTOINE-Grant Writing, Evaluation, Planning Bid
Proposals will be reviewed by August 14, 2015. A decision will be made by August 14, 2015.
This is an Indian Preference Proposal. We reserve the right to refuse any or all bids. For more information call Jeanne Christopher, ECS Director at 406-676-4509 or Carrie Antoine, Administrative Assistant at 406-676-4509 extension 6106.

Indian Preference Certification
This is an Indian preference bid and 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 Early Childhood Services Department. The Tribes reserve the right to accept and reject and negotiate any element of any proposals received.
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR CLEANUP
TRIBAL CREDIT

Tribal Credit of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribe is requesting proposals for cleanup of a lot with a 27’x60’ trailer that burned to the ground. The lot is to be cleared of the burned debris and removed from the property.
This trailer is located on a fee lot at 73081 Scout Lane in Arlee, Montana, 59821, with property described as: A portion of the N1/2NE1/4NW1/4, Section 16, Township 16 North, Range 19 West, P.M.M. Lake County, Montana.
The selection of the successful contractor and award of the contract will be per the provisions of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Indian Preference Ordinance 101A. It is the responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference Certification from the Indian Preference Office.
Please contact the Tribal Credit Office at (406) 275-2727 for specific information or to receive a bid packet. Completed bid packets must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 21, 2015. The bid opening date is Monday, August 24, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.
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