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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). 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: $50,0000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, ext. 1092 or ext. 1094.
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HOME FOR SALE (FEE SIMPLE PROPERTY). Property includes a 2008 two story frame construction family home with 2-bedrooms and 2-bath, 1,688 sq. ft. and full basement with deck and unfinished garage located at 22561 Caye Drive, Elmo, MT on 5.02 acres. This property includes covenants with the Chief Cliff Estates Homeowners Association, Inc. ASKING PRICE: $170,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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Wanted To Buy Or Trade

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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Wanted

I am still buying ANTLERS for more information call Dean at (406) 253-9726.
4/6

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, Arlee, and St.Ignatius areas)

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

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

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. 1029 for more information.
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SUPERVISORY CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST/CONTRACT POSITION
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must be a licensed PhD/PsyD in Clinical Psychology and have knowledge of local Indian history, culture and basic institutions, and communication style of the people. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of college transcript and licensure, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, copy of DD214 must be submitted with the Tribal application. 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. Salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. This position will close 3/30/17.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
3/23

The Child Development Center is looking for passionate, dedicated, and team orientated employees to provide one-on-one teaching and support to children with developmental disabilities. We are looking for PT Behavior Technicians and PT Direct Support Professionals to work in the St. Ignatius/Ronan/Polson areas. No experience necessary, training provided. Must be 18, have transportation, and pass background checks. Pay starts at $10.20 - $10.46 per hour + mileage. Call Kelly at (406) 549-6413, or email kjohnson@childdevcenter.oeg for more information.
3/23

TYPE 2 INITIAL ATTACK - CREW FOREMAN
Contract Position

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma (or equivalent). Required qualification - Engine Boss (ENGB). Required qualification - Crew Boss (CRWB). Required qualification - Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4). Required qualification - Faller 2 (FAL2). Required qualification - Firing Boss (FIRB). Required qualification - Prescribed Burn boss 3 (RXB3). Required Training - S-390 ‘Advanced Fire Behavior’. Must possess a valid State of Montana driver’s license. Must continuously meet the requirements for an Interagency Qualifications Carding System (IQCS) rating ENBG (Engine Boss), CRWB (Crew Boss), ICT4 (Incident Commander Type 4), FIRB (Firing Boss), FAL2 (Faller 2), and RXB3 (Prescribed Burn Boss 3). Must meet the Federal Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical Qualification Standards for arduous duty wildland firefighting. Must attain and maintain the prerequisite physical stamina and strength needed to perform rigorous duties and must pass the Work Capacity Test at the arduous level annually. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Tribal Drug and Alcohol Policy and is subject to pre-hire and random drug testing requirements. Applicant must submit a completed Tribal application, copy of driver’s license, 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. Salary range $18.70 to $21.74 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, March 30, 2017 @ 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
3/23

SECURITY OFFICER
TRIBAL HEALTH CLINIC
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a minimum of two (2) years work experience in law enforcement/security or a combination of training and experience where people skills, planning and coordination are required, must be 21 years or older, must compete and pass background investigation, must possess a valid Montana driver’s license throughout employment, must not have any felony convictions ever, must not have any misdemeanor convictions in the past year except minor traffic, must have never had a misdemeanor conviction involving child abuse, a sexual offense, assault with a weapon, domestic abuse or violent crime against a person, must have not had any record or history of drug abuse within the past five (5) years, must not be subject of a current investigation involving criminal activities, including indictments, must not have a driving while intoxicated or reckless driving conviction within the past three (3) years and must not have been dismissed, or resigned from law enforcement work due to threat of disciplinary action that could result in termination of employment during the past three (3) years. One (1) year of college course work preferred. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript/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 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 $14.06 to 16.33 per hour plus benefits. To apply, contact Evelyn Charlo, Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Closing date will be 3/30/17.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
3/23

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN - KHJC

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED. Must have five (5) years of experience in the field of plumbing, electricity, carpentry, appliance repair, and masonry, water and waste systems. Must possess or be able to obtain a Montana Class D license. Will be required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. Salary range $14.06 to $16.33 per hour, plus benefits. Position is open until filled. 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. 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
3/23

WATERCRAFT INSPECTOR
4 CONTRACT POSITIONS
NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must receive a Level 1 Watercraft Inspector Certificate. Training will be provided and Certificates will be awarded upon successful completion. Excellent verbal communication skills and conflict resolution in stressful environments. Excellent written communication skills for filling out data during inspections. High School Diploma or equivalent. Ability to lift 60 lbs. Ability to work long hours in inclement weather-A heater and shade cover is provided. Working cell phone. A valid Driver’s License. Inspectors will be required to use their own vehicle to set up and/or close down the watercraft inspection station. Knowledge of different types of watercraft preferred. Knowledge of local bodies of water preferred. Previous experience working with the public preferred. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant transcript and/or certificate, a copy of a valid driver’s license and proof of Tribal 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 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. Starting wage is $13.03. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
3/23

FULL TIME CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE

High School Diploma or equivalent required.Basic computer software experience with typing and ten key skills is necessary.Previous bank teller experience preferred.Desirable qualifications include a team player, customer service oriented, ability to multi-task, attention to detail, and proven reliability.
Pay DOE + full benefits package, Hours: M-F 8 am - 6pm and an occasional Sat 9 am - 1pm
Eagle Bank is an Tribal Preference Employer.
Please visit our website at www.eaglebankmt.com and select Employment Opportunities under the Locations & Contact menu for an application.
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FORESTER I
FORESTRY
(1 year contract position)

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, April 6, 2017 @ 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
3/30

VETERANS HEALTHCARE ADVOCATE
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a 2 year degree in Social Work, Human Services or Sociology with 3 years’ experience -OR- 5 years’ experience in Insurance (i.e. Sales, Claims Adjuster or Agent) -OR- a 4 year degree in Business or Social Work. Must become a Certified Application Counselor within 30 days of hire or placement in the position and possess a valid Montana State Driver’s license. 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. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
3/30

ALLIED HEALTH SERVICES DIVISION DIRECTOR
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess Master degree in a health related field or health administration, with 5 years experience OR Bachelor’s degree in a health related field such as nursing or health administration, with 10 years administrative experience, which must include supervision of employees, managing multiple budgets, grant management and writing reports. Must have professional experience in developing, implementing and evaluating health prevention, intervention and healthcare treatment services according to best practices for Native Americans, in public health. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must maintain proper licensure/certification and registration; if required. Must pass a background and suitability check according to Public Law 101-630; the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act. 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 negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
3/30

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
TRIBAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with progressively responsible work experience in the field of Education. A bachelor’s degree is preferred. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 4 years of experience working in education or a closely related field. The incumbent must possess a working knowledge of programs for Indian education, such as JOM and the role of parent committees funded under JOM and Special Education. A candidate with experience in implementation and execution of school policies will be preferred. The CDS must possess a Montana driver's license and maintain personal liability insurance. 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 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 $16.98 to $19.74 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, April 13th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/6

STEP PROJECT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST
TRIBAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree, preferably in education or a related field. A candidate possessing a Master’s Degree in education would be highly preferred. A successful candidate must demonstrate knowledge of Indian Education programs including Title I, Title II, and Title VII. Candidate must demonstrate familiarity with the provisions of the Family Education Right to Privacy Act (FERPA). Candidate will also demonstrate knowledge of and ability to enter data and manipulate database in either Excel or Access, and the ability to learn database management systems in place at Reservation schools, such as Infinite Campus or PowerSchool. The CDS must possess a Montana driver’s license and maintain personal liability insurance. 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 $18.70 to $21.74 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, April 13th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/6

STAFF COOK – KHJC
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 $11.68 to $13.55 per hour, plus benefits – May be employed under a contract. 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.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/6

SAFETY & SECURITY OFFICER – KHJC
(1 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 90 days 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. 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.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
4/6

Montana Highway Patrol is accepting applications for TROOPER POSITIONS (entry level and lateral transfers). Obtain application materials on the Patrol's website https://dojmt.gov/highwaypatrol or by calling 406-444-3259 toll free 1-877-8-Patrol. Closing Date: 4/7/17. AA/EEO Employer
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Legal Ads

INVITATION TO BID
WEST ELMO HOMESITES ROAD IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
CS&KT/ROADS 17-01

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Roads Program invites interested contractors to submit a bid for the West Elmo Homesites Road Improvements Project which is located on the west side of Elmo, Montana, in Lake County on the Flathead Reservation. The project includes: constructing roadway drainage and storm drainage structures; constructing sidewalks, curb and gutter; furnishing and placing aggregate base and asphalt pavement; installing road signs and pavement markings. Plans, specifications, and bidding documents may be obtained from: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Roads Construction Program, Attn: Gabe Johnson, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, Phone 406-676-2600. Specifications and proposal requirements may also be viewed and downloaded at the following website: nrd.csktribes.org/water-management/sod.
The successful bidder will be required to enter into an agreement with the Tribes to conduct this project. This is an Indian Preference bid with regard to the selection of a Contractor and/or Sub-contractor and the award of this project. The successful contractor will be required to conform to all provisions of the Tribes Ordinance 101A. Sealed bids 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 March 21, 2017.
A pre-bid meeting will be held at the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes Tribal Complex, Pablo Conference Room, 36100 Second Street East, Pablo, MT 59855 at 10:00 AM (local time) on March 21, 2017. The pre-bid meeting is not mandatory, but it is highly recommended that all potential bidders attend.
3/23

PUBLIC NOTICE
The CSKT Roads Program will be temporarily closing Crow Dam Road to install drainage culverts between Kruse Road and Johnson Road on March 22nd and 23rd, 2017. The closure will take place from 8:00am until 5:00PM each day near the crest of Crow Dam. All traffic should plan to detour around this area during the time of closure.
3/23

INVITATION TO BIDS

PROJECT: Water Well Construction at Dixon Agency
Bid Number: PR034147 Dixon Water Well
LOCATION: Flathead Indian Reservation
AGENCY: Salish Kootenai Housing Authority

SCOPE OF WORK: The Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority is seeking bids for the construction of a new well at Dixon Agency. The purpose of this well is to locate an adequate water source. The well will be 6” steel case with 4” PVC liner acceptable if hard rock is encountered. The depth to be 300’ unless significant water is encountered at a shallower depth. It is anticipated that a substantial aquifer may be encountered at approximately 200’ – 250’. Development shall be performed on any promising formations prior to further drilling.

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. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference Certification from the Indian Preference Office
SEALED BIDS will be received by the Procurement Officer until 3:00 PM on March 30, 2017. Clearly mark the submittal envelope with the words “Bid Documents PR034147 Dixon Water Well”. Bids received after the above time and date and identified as Bid documents will be considered non-responsive and will be rejected and returned unopened. Submit bids in person or mail them to the following address:

Mail*
Procurement Officer
Salish Kootenai Housing Authority
P. O. Box 38
Pablo MT 58955

Or

Hand Deliver
Procurement Officer
Salish Kootenai Housing Authority
56243 Hwy 93
Ronan, Mt. 59864

*Mail delivery first passes through the Tribal main room and is then delivered to the Housing Authority. Mailed Bid, therefore, may not be received by the Housing Authority office before the Bid Closing time and date. Mailed bids received by the Housing Authority after the Bid closing time and date, will not be considered non-responsive and will be returned unopened. The Bidder will be responsible to ensure its mailed bid has been received before the Bid Closing time and date.
CONTRACT DOCUMENTS can be obtained from the Procurement Officer at no cost.

Gwen Clairmont
Procurement Officer
Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority
Ph. 406-675-4491 ext. 1520
Email: gclairmont@skha.org
3/23

PUBLIC MEETING FOR COMMENT
MARCH 27, 2017 at 5:30PM
AT RONAN MIDDLE SCHOOL IN THE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER ON TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES GRANT APPLICATION FOR ROUND BUTTE PEDESTRIAN PATH

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Roads Program is actively pursuing a Transportation Alternatives Grant through the Montana Department of Transportation to build a pedestrian path in the Ronan Community along Round Butte Road. A 6’ wide asphalt pedestrian path is proposed along the north side Round Butte Road from 3rd Avenue NW to the connection with the existing path just west of Westland Seed. The path is proposed due to a large number of school children and community members currently walking along the shoulder of Round Butte Road.
The CSKT Roads Program will be hosting a meeting to take public comments on the pedestrian path project and invites the public to attend including but not limited to community members, business owners, school teachers and officials, governmental officials, and anyone else that would like to comment on the project.
3/23

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 April 13, 2017. All bids being publicly opened, reviewed for correctness, and then publicly read in the Department's auditorium.

101 SOUTH FORK FLATHEAD - HUNGRY HORSE
NHPBIP-FLA 1-2(188)142

Replacement of the existing bridge and approaches over the South Fork of the Flathead River on the S Fork Flathead-Hungry Horse project located in Flathead County. Work includes: replace structure, gravel, PMS overlay, drainage, retaining walls, sidewalk, curb/gutter, seal & cover and pavement markings. The project begins at RP 141.5 and extends approximately 1.1 miles east along National Highway Route 1/US 2 to RP 142.6.

104 RAINBOW BEND
NH-HSIP 24-1(78)8

Overlay, seal and cover and guardrail on the Rainbow Bend project in Missoula County. The project is on MT Highway 200 (N-24) and begins at RP 7.5 (approximately 7 miles east of Bonner) and extends 1.5 miles east to RP 9.0.
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

Barb Skelton, Chairperson Michael T. Tooley
Montana Transportation Commission Director of Transportation
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