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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

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

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 fee land. Appraised value $211,000. (406) 493-2838.
10/6

FOR SALE: Homesite lease on Finley Point with Lake access. 3 bedrooms, 2 car garage, guest house on approximately .6 acres. $195,000 firm. Call for appointment (406) 675-2030.
10/6

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). 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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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. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727.
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NW Montana Real Estate. Multiple large acre parcels. Timbered. Water. Bordered by National Forest. Company owned.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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Auctions

FALL ANTIQUE LIVE & ONLINE AUCTION, Sat., Sept. 24th, Fairgrds, Lewistown, MT. Oak furniture, mechanical banks, advertising, coins, glassware, crocks, many collectibles. View list & bid online @ ShobeAuction.com 406-538-5125
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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. 406-219-8407. All Island Mortgage. www.allislandmortgage.Com
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For Sale

For Sale 2- 16x80 mobile homes in great condition $35,000 delivered and set up within 150 miles of Billings. 406-259-4663.
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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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BUSINESS ASSISTANT
TRIBAL LANDS DEPARTMENT

* A two (2) or (4) four year degree in business with two (2) years experience in accounting and administration.
* Completion of formal workshops or classes in computer operations or computer software applications. In lieu of training, incumbent must document at least two (2) years use of computers.
* Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices and procedures, particularly cost accounting.
* Thorough knowledge of general and budget process, including budget formulation, programming, presentation, monitoring and reporting.
* Thorough knowledge of property and procurement policies and procedures.
* Thorough knowledge of the Tribal Personnel System, including Ordinance 69C, processing procedures and recruitment, position descriptions, performance evaluations, terminations, retirement, etc., as well working knowledge of the Privacy Act.
* Knowledge of the Tribal Payroll System.
* Working knowledge of accounting computer application, partially Tribal accounting software.
* Possession of, or eligibility for a valid Montana Motor Vehicle Operator's license. Federal Background check for access to the BIA TAAMS (Trust Asset Accounting Management System) and required training in TAAMS system.
All applicants must submit a Tribal application and 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 and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary range $12.78 to $14.84 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1040. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/15

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. Position is 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.

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9/15

CERTIFIED MEDICAL CODER
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must be a graduate from an AHIMA-accredited health information technology, management of coding certificate program. Certified Coding Specialist (CCS), or Certified Coding Specialist- Physician -based (CCS? P); AAPC Certified or Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Professional Coder Physician (CPC-P) or other nationally recognized coding credential. Must have ICD-10 Certification. Applicant must have at least 5 years current outpatient department coding experience and experience with on-line/remote training via Webex or GoToMeeting. May be required to work rotating shifts. Must pass a pre-hire drug screen and random drug screens while employed. Must pass a background check. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, copy of current valid driver’s license, 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. 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 CSKT must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. This position is exempt and salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. The closing date is Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

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9/15

PHARMACY TECHNICIAN TRAINEE
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED. Must have working knowledge of pharmaceuticals and pharmacy practices, pharmaceutical and medical nomenclature, generic name and trade names, their uses, demand patterns, storage requirements and proper handling and disposal. Applicant will be required to become certified as a Pharmacy Technician within two years of employment. Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a Montana Driver’s License. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, copy of current valid driver’s license, 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. 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 CSKT must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary for this position is $12.78 to $14.84 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. The closing date is Thursday, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

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9/15

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

The successful applicant Must possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and six years of experience with database design, development, and administration using Microsoft SQL OR possess the Microsoft SQL Administration Certification: Microsoft SQL Server and four years of experience in the current Microsoft SQL Server database design, development, and administration in a large networked tribal environment including experience with transaction logging and backup and restoration. Experience with VMWare/VCenter, networking, and server hardware is required. Experience with tribal enrollment software is required. Experience with Tribal governments/organizations is desirable. Skill in written and oral communication with an emphasis on technical writing. Ability to positively interact with Tribal employees and IT staff in providing database administration, operations, technical support, Internet/Web development and programming support and direction. Ability to handle multiple tasks with follow-up and attention to detail. Ability to perform a variety of complex tasks independently and be self-directing. Must have and maintain a valid Montana State driver’s license as a condition of employment. May be employed under a contract. Salary is negotiable. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant official transcripts and/or certificates and a 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: Thursday, September 22, 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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9/15

INFRASTRUCTURE ANALYST
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM

The successful applicant must possess five years’ experience with development, deployment, maintenance, and problem resolution of camera security systems. A current Milestone certification, along with experience with installation, operation and maintenance with Milestone, and Amano systems, is required. Experience and certification with installing and maintaining network wiring such as category 5 and 6 NTP, multi-mode fiber optical, and coaxial cabling and terminations. Experience with the Montana Criminal Justice Information Network is required. Must be able to pass a background check. A criminal record may automatically disqualify the applicant. Falsification of any part of the application will automatically disqualify the applicant. Any infraction of the law which would cause failure to pass the background check is cause for immediate termination of employment. Knowledge of IP-based surveillance and digital storage media, evidence package, audit trails, criminal investigations, and Tribal Police operations is desired. Experience with Tribal governments/organizations is desirable. Skill in oral and written communication. Ability to handle a variety of tasks with follow-up and attention to detail is desirable. Ability to work effectively with other employees and provide excellent customer service is desired. Must have and maintain a valid Montana State driver’s license as a condition of employment. May be employed under a contract. Salary is negotiable. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant official transcripts and/or certificates and a 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: Thursday, September 22, 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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9/15

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR –2 OR MORE POSITIONS
The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED/HISET and 1 year of experience working with youth. Must have or be able to obtain a Montana Class B License with passenger and air brakes endorsement within 3 months of employment. Must pass standard medical physical examination. Must be able to acquire First Aid/CPR Card. Will be required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. Salary range $14.06 to $16.33 per hour, plus benefits. May be employed under contract. 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. Position is open until filled. This is a tested designated position within the definition of the Drug testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed with the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.

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9/15

STEP PROJECT COORDINATOR
TRIBAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor's Degree and at least 10 years of experience in educational programming. A successful applicant will have specific experience with data systems in place at Flathead Reservation schools. The position will be expected to work collaboratively within a team setting and to independently determine and prioritize tasks for accomplishment, and carry those tasks out with minimal direction. A successful applicant will have already established, or be able to easily establish collaborative working relationships with the State of Montana Office of Public Instruction personnel and local school personnel. Knowledge of Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Title programs is essential to this position. A successful applicant will have demonstrated knowledge of Title I, Title II, and Title VII programs and how they are funded and implemented at local Flathead Reservation schools. A successful applicant with have demonstrated knowledge of the language and requirements of the Family Educational Right to Privacy Act. Knowledge of the requirements of working under and meeting deliverables for a grant funded project are critical. Ability to work independently is critical. Relationship building skills with a variety of entities are essential to accomplish tasks in a timely manner. Use of Microsoft Office products is essential. The ability to research and accurately summarize information from a variety of sources is critical. 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. 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 and serve a mandatory six (6) months probationary period. Salary is $24.84 to $28.92 per hour, plus 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, September 22nd, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

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9/15

UTILITY BOARD MEMBER
ONE (1) VACANCY AVAILABLE

Mission Valley Power, Two (2) vacancies. To be appointed by the Tribal Council. Members of the Board shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in attending Board meetings or expended in the performance of its business; the amount of such compensation is subject to approval by the CSKT. The Utility Board shall provide policy direction to the General Manager and, consistent with the goals and objectives for Tribal management, overall policy guidance to the utility. As the Contractor, the Tribal Council retains ultimate control and responsibility for ensuring the Tribes' compliance with the terms of the contract. Must reside within the exterior boundaries of the Flathead Reservation and be a consumer of electricity supplied by Mission Valley Power. Must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. No fewer than three Directors shall have extensive background through education and/or experience in the area of business management. Each of the remaining Directors shall have, at a minimum, sufficient education and experience to qualify him/her to learn utility business practices and procedures and to make sound business and utility service judgments. 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/Contracts & Grants Technician, P.O. Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 9/22/16.
9/15

REPORTER/PHOTOGRAPHER – CHAR-KOOSTA

The successful applicant must demonstrated ability in writing, grammar, editing, editing, factual accuracy, and a thorough knowledge of journalism skills including but not limited to AP style writing, interview skills, and ability to objectively required and essential journalism ethics. At least three years of college with either demonstratable college training in journalism or the equivalent from hands-on work experience. Applicants must show skills through a portfolio or writing/editing/photography clippings or photocopies. Must have experience in using a digital camera or a 35 mm single-lens reflex (SLR) camera to achieve professional compositions and exposures. A skills test will be administered to applicants to determine journalism aptitude. Required to provide a valid driver’s license. Must have broad range of knowledge about the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes’ government, culture, history, issues and current events. Salary range $12.78 to $14.84 per hour, plus benefits. May be employed under contract. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized other than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, September 29, 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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9/22

REVENUE AUDITOR III
GRAY WOLF PEAK CASINO
S&K GAMING

Gray Wolf Peak Casino in Evaro, MT is seeking applications for a Revenue Auditor III. Applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related area from an accredited college or university; or six years related experience and/or training in Accounting. Intermediate to advanced EXCEL knowledge required. Knowledge in linking spreadsheets, formatting spreadsheets, and developing formulas is required. Must be able to provide authorization to work in the United States. Title 31 Bank Secrecy Act (Anti-Money Laundering)
Must pass a background check and fingerprinting. Required to obtain and maintain an unrestricted gaming license from the CS&KT Gaming Commission and NIGC. Salary: $17.00 to $20.00 per hour, plus benefits after ninety days. Closing date: Open until filled. Please submit an application, transcripts and resume to the Human Resource Office in Polson or visit the graywolfpeakcasino.com website for an application. Applicants are required to a take a pre-hire drug test and will be placed on a random drug testing. S&K Gaming, LLC is a Native American Hiring Preference Employer. All applicants are encouraged to apply.
9/22

GET OUT THE VOTE (GOTV) COORDINATOR
Contract position

The successful applicant must be an enrolled CSKT tribal member. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must have reliable transportation and provide insurance. Must have basic computer skills. Salary range $11.68 to $13.55 per hour. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and Tribal enrollment verification if enrolled in a federally recognized other than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, September 29, 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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9/22

WANTED — Experienced accountant; CPA preferred. Call Darrel at Tade Accounting in Scobey, MT
406-487-2888.
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Northwest Montana weekly seeks full-time reporter for busy, county seat. $11/hr. to start. Send cover letter, resume, three writing and photo samples to: summer@valleyjournal.net.
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Legal Notices

INVITATION TO BID
TABOR DAM
OUTLET WORKS UPSTREAM TUNNEL GROUTING
CS&KT/SAFETY OF DAMS CONTRACT NO. 17-01

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Safety of Dams Program invites interested contractors to submit a bid for the Tabor Dam Outlet Works Upstream Tunnel Grouting Project which is located at Tabor Dam approximately nine miles southeast of the town of St. Ignatius, on the Flathead Indian Reservation, MT. The project involves the pumping of reservoir water, drilling holes through the concrete outlet conduit, and then pumping grout in to the void between the tunnel and the conduit. Plans, specifications, and bidding documents may be obtained from: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Safety of Dams Program, Attn: Dan Lozar, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, Phone 406-676-2600. Plans, specifications and bidding documents may also be viewed and downloaded at the following website: http://nrd.csktribes.org/water-management/sod
The successful contractor will be required to enter into an agreement with the Tribes to conduct this project. The successful contractor will be required to conform to the provisions of CSKT Indian Preference Ordinance 101 A and Regulations in the selection of sub-contractors and the employment of working personnel.
There is a non-mandatory pre-bid meeting for the Project on September 15, 2016 at the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes – Natural Resources Department office at 301 Main Street, Polson, MT. The pre-bid meeting will NOT include a site visit. Even though the pre-bid is not mandatory, it is highly recommended that all potential bidders visit the Project site and acquaint themselves with the Project and access to the site. Sealed bids for the Project must be submitted on the supplied bid forms and received at the address listed in the solicitation no later than 2:00 PM (local time) on September 22, 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 contractor 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 bids. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your bid 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 bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
9/15

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION
TRIBAL CREDIT PROGRAM )
OF THE CONFEDERATED ) Cause No. 16-149-CV
SALISH AND KOOTENAI )
TRIBES OF THE )
FLATHEAD RESERVATION, )
Plaintiff, )
) SUMMONS BY
VS. ) PUBLICATION
)
TYLER WALL, )
Defendant. )

THE TRIBAL COURT SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT:

You are hereby summoned to answer or otherwise respond to the above captioned Complaint filed in Tribal Court. You have 15 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and Tribal holidays) from the last date of publication of this Summons in which to file your written answer with the Tribal Court. If you fail to answer or defend within the time provided under law, a default judgment may be entered against you.

Plaintiff/Plaintiff Attorney: Tribal Credit
M. Jordan Thompson
Address: P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855

This Summons by Publication is issued pursuant to Title I, Chapter 2, Part 7, Rule 9(3), of the CS&KT Laws Codified.
DATED this 22nd day of August, 2016.

Cara Croft Clerk of Tribal Court
CS&KT Credit Department

By: Genevieve Morigeau
Deputy Clerk of Court
9/15

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES (CSKT)
TRIBAL COUNCIL
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT/S

The CSKT Tribal Council is looking for one or more Economic Development Consultant/s with real estate/business development expertise.
Overview: The CSKT are the majority land owner on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Western Montana which includes the south half of Flathead Lake. The Reservation is accessed by U.S. Highway 93, the primary transportation corridor in Western Montana that connects its two major cities, Missoula and Kalispell, and also connects travelers to Glacier National Park.
There are several parcels of Tribal land that could support commercial development and family-oriented recreational opportunities, without sacrificing the natural integrity of either the land or Tribal values. The Tribal Council is looking for a consultant/s that can determine the development costs, and expected return on investment for each property under consideration. Respondents’ may respond to one or more properties/tasks listed below depending on area of expertise.
Scope of Work:
Projects proposed for analysis include:
1) The Hot Springs Bathhouse Project in Hot Springs, Montana1. Sixty per cent (60%) of the feasibility work has been completed on this project, and an architectural firm is currently working on conceptual drawings and preliminary cost estimates. Additional work needed includes an update of a pro forma analysis for fully furnishing and operating the bathhouse and additional amenities, such as a motel and small RV park.
2) Development of an RV park on Tribal Land west of Polson, Montana, that overlooks Flathead Lake.
3) Development of a Business Park North of Pablo, Montana on Highway 93. A site plan has been completed, and infrastructure development costs were estimated for this project in 2013.
4) Development of a commercial lot on Highway 93 in Polson (with limited lake frontage and known as the lot across from “Super 1”);
5) Redevelopment of the Blue Bay Campground on Flathead Lake;
6) Other lands (3 more parcels) to be identified by the Tribal Lands Office and Tribal Planning Director, including development of and lease of airplane hangars at a local airport; and
7) Assistance with a strategic land acquisition plan and planning process once the successful respondent is more familiar with the type of properties owned by the CSKT Tribes and area business development opportunities.
The goal is the best utilization of Tribal assets to create family-friendly businesses, more local jobs and new Tribal revenue. Each project must be analyzed from an economic development perspective to find the best balance.
Projects may be ranked in order of feasible financing opportunities, best and highest return on investment, jobs created and Tribal revenue potential. Some projects will be multi-year projects.
A total of eight properties will be evaluated. The task of a strategic land acquisition plan should be bid separately.
Proposal Contents:
The Proposal must include, at a minimum:
(1) A description of approach to the task and a proposed timeframe. This is the respondent’s best assessment of the steps necessary to provide the business development expertise and final product to the CSKT Tribal government.
This can be further refined as part of the contract scope of work (dates for interim products, mile stones, etc.).
(2) Description of the consultant’s expertise and experience that demonstrates the consultant’s ability to complete the project as defined above, including a resume of each team member who would be involved in the project, as well as a copy of a report completed for a similar project as sample of past completed work.
(3) Availability and flexibility of responder/s to commit to a schedule to meet required negotiated deadlines, meet with a local Planning Team, and facilitate local review of the results by the Tribal Council.
(4) Billing rates and travel. Describe any administrative support that is essential to the project.
(5) A copy of the prospective consultant’s general liability insurance, and proof of worker’s compensation or worker’s compensation exemption.
(6) References.
Proposal Evaluation Criteria:
Past successful experience and the proposed approach will be evaluated along with the ability to deliver projects worthy of financing.
The proposal will be evaluated on all of the items 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/s 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.
Questions may be directed to Vern Clairmont, Financial Services Director, at 406) 675-2700, ext. 1004 or to vernc@cskt.org. Questions may also be e-mailed to the Tribal Lands Department Head, Carolee Wenderoth, caroleew@cskt.org or (406) 675-2700 ext. 1199. Ms. Wenderoth will have property specifications and will be able to generate maps, details, acres, and facilitate any inspection of the properties referenced above.
Proposals should be mailed to Vern Clairmont, Financial Services Director, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, Mt. 59855. Three copies of all proposals are required.
The CSKT are requesting all proposals be mailed by September 22, 2016, at 4:30 pm.
All proposals will become the property of the CSKT Tribal Council. The Tribes reserve the right to accept, reject and/or negotiate any aspect of any proposal received.
9/15

REQUEST FOR BIDS – HELICOPTER FLIGHT SERVICES
The Tribal Wildlife Management Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes plans to contract helicopter flight services for the period of October 15, 2016 through September 30, 2017.
Potential contractors will provide a helicopter and a trained pilot with proven and documented experience and all appropriate and required Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification, with proper certification for low-altitude flying. Documentation of required FAA commercial pilot certifications must also be submitted with bids. Services provided may be utilized to conduct low-altitude aerial population surveys for waterfowl, eagles, big game, bears and forest carnivores.
Potential contractors will be required to provide appropriate aircraft for this contract. Aircraft will be required to be appropriate for mountain flying, and will have proper installed equipment, as specified by FAA regulations.
A trained pilot with extensive low-altitude and mountainous terrain flight experience will be required. Bids must include proof of appropriate pilot licensing and certification. Pilot must have extensive documented flight experience (minimum of 4,000 hours), documented experience conducting aerial surveys in mountainous terrain (minimum of 2,000 hours), and documented experience in conducting low-altitude aerial wildlife surveys. Pilot logs may be requested for examination of documentation of flight experience.
Pilot and aircraft must be fully-certified by the date that bids are due by FAA under USDOI requirements or under USDA Forest Service requirements for low-altitude flying of the types described above.
Pilot must be familiar and have documented flight experience with the terrain and hazards typically encountered on the Flathead Indian Reservation, including Flathead Lake, the lower Flathead River, Mission Mountains and valley floors.
Dates, locations and survey routes for specific surveys will be determined and directed by the Tribal Wildlife Program Manager.
Proposals must contain the following:
1) description of available aircraft proposed for use in this contract and required safety and avionics features of the aircraft, including VHF-FM radio, Emergency Locator Transmitter, Automatic Flight Following equipment, and GPS location plotting equipment;
2) proof of Aircraft Management certification of pilot and aircraft for low-altitude flying;
3) resume of pilot, including specific reference to relevant flight experience;
4) proof of current aircraft pilot license;
5) proof of approved FAA Pilot Medical Certificate;
6) proof of Pilot Competency /Proficiency Check.
7) proof of federal Aircraft Management certification of aircraft and pilot for low-elevation flying;
8) Proof of FAA 135 certification;
9) information on physical location of aircraft and pilot;
10) estimated flight time to and from Polson, Montana; and
11) cost per hour for all proposed aircraft and pilot; and
12) costs associated with fuel truck and driver.
This is an Indian Preference Bid.
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 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. You must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim preference.
The selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Indian Preference Ordinance 101A. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
Send bids (cost per hour) and all other required information for specified aircraft and pilot to Mr. Dale Becker, Tribal Wildlife Program Manager, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, P. O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855. Bids and all other required information must be received no later than 5:30 p. m. on Thursday, September 22, 2016. Information submitted after that date will not be accepted for consideration. Selection of contractor will be made by October 10, 2016.
9/22

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION
)
SALISH AND KOOTENAI ) Cause No. 13-356-CV
HOUSING AUTHORITY, )
)
)
VS. ) SUMMONS BY
) PUBLICATION
Christopher Bigcrane )
DEFENDANT )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SENDS GREETINGS TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT:

You are hereby summoned to answer or otherwise respond to the above captioned Complaint tiled in Tribal Court. You have 15 days (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and Tribal holidays) from the last date of publication of this Summons in which to file your written answer with the Tribal Court. If you fail to answer or defend within the time provided under law, a default judgment may be entered against you.

Plaintiff/Plaintiff Attorney: Mignon L. Harris
SKHA Representative
Salish Kootenai Housing Authority
Address: P.O. Box 38
Pablo, MT 59855

This Summons By Publication is issued pursuant to Title I, Chapter 2, Part 7, Rule 9(3), of the CS&KT Laws Codified.
DATED this 19 day of July, 2016.

Cara Croft
Clerk of Tribal Court

By Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of Court
9/29

IN THE SMALL CLAIMS DIVISION OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES

)
SALISH AND KOOTENAI ) CAUSE NO. #16-031-SC
HOUSING AUTHORITY, )
)
) SMALL CLAIMS
Vs. ) SUMMONS BY
) PUBLICATION
LOUIS FISHER, )
Defendant )

TO THE DEFENDANT NAMED ABOVE:

You are hereby directed to appear and answer the above captioned Small Claims Complaint against you at the courtroom of the Tribal Court in the Tribal Complex at Pablo, Montana, on the 18th day of October, 2016, at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, and to have with you all books, papers, and other evidence, as well as witnesses, you may need in presenting your defense and/or in proving your counterclaim. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR AT THE APPOINTED TIME, A DEFUALT JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE ENTIRE AMOUNT DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT AND FOR THE COSTS OF BRINGING SUIT.
You are hereby further noticed that, within 5 working days of receiving this Summons By Publication (excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and Tribal holidays), you may request that this case be removed from the Small Claims Division and transferred to the civil trial court in Tribal Court to be formally heard under the law and procedure under Tribal law. You should immediately come to Tribal Court to read the Complaint and the Small Claims Instructions and Forms packet. You may also seek legal advice in deciding how to proceed.
DATED this 1st day of September, 2016.

Cara Croft
Clerk of Tribal Court
9/29