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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 (FEE SIMPLE PROPERTY) - TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY. 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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LAND FOR SALE (For sale to CSKT Tribal members only.)
The Tribal Credit Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following fee simple property which includes improvements of a well and electrical hookup on 5-acres located at 41262 Pine Tree Lane, Polson, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $60,000.00. For more information contact Tribal Credit at 406-275-2727, extension 1092.
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MOBILE HOME (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE)
(CSKT TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY) FOR SALE:
1997, 16’x80’ single wide manufactured home with 3-bedrooms and 2-baths located at 33676 Pow Wow Road, Arlee, Montana on 2.49 acre tribal homesite. Asking amount: $ 42,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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Real Estate - Northwest Montana - Company owned. Small and large acre parcels. Private. Trees and meadows. National Forest boundaries. Tungstenholdings.com (406) 293-3714
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Notices

IF YOU HAD HIP OR KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY AND SUFFERED AN INFECTION between 2010 and the present time, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Attorney Charles H. Johnson 1-800-535-5727
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Events

Huffs Antique Show -Metra Park Billings - February 23th 5-8, February 24th 9-5, February 25th 10-3. Admission $5 good all weekend. huffsantiques.com. (406) 545-8600
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Wanted

ATTENTION EASTERN Montana Hunters/Furharvesters. Petska Fur running Bi-monthly routes. Actively seeking Coyotes, Lynxcats, Fox, Deer/Elkhides and Antler. Coyote market exceptional. (308) 750-0700, www.petskafur.net.
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Miscellaneous

If you are reading this ad, you can see that classified advertising works! Reach over 400,000 readers in Montana and beyond to promote your product, service, event and business. To get results, contact this newspaper, or the Montana Newspaper Association at (406) 443-2850 or email stacy@mtnewspapers.com or member@mtnewspapers.com. 25 words for the small investment of $149
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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

2018 SPRING MACK DAYS
FISH FILLET STAFF

CS&KT Fisheries Program is hiring employees for the primary task of filleting fish during 2018 Netting and Spring Mack Days. Employees will be working variable shifts, up to 40 hours per week at Blue Bay. Spring Mack Days begins March 16th and ends May 13th. Netting will begin as weather permits. Shifts will be Tuesday-Sunday and will be arranged in advance with the supervisor. Salary will be $14.50/hr. One applicant may be selected to supervise the fish fillet process at a negotiable rate. Applicants are required to have a valid driver’s license, must be able to lift 50 lbs., and must have a dependable means of transportation to and from Blue Bay. Experience in identification of fish species, filleting fish/and or food preparation, is helpful but not a requirement-training will be provided. Duties may include but are not limited to: assisting in collection and counting of fish at Blue Bay and other collection sites, recording numbers and lengths of fish, filleting, bagging, and storage of fish, and assisting with the last day fish fry and the awards. Other duties may include: repair of research nets, cleaning of boats & boat house, delivery of processed fish, assisting with netting of fish on Flathead Lake, and other related duties as assigned. TO APPLY: Mack Days Fish Fillet Applications are available at the CSKT Personnel Department-contact person is Tyshina Whitworth at ex. 1043. Applications must be received on or before 5:30 P.M. March 2nd at CSKT Personnel Dept. P.O. Box 278 Pablo MT 59855.(406) 675-2700. Questions, contact: CSKT Fisheries @ 883-2888 ext. 7294. CSKT is an Indian Preference employer..
2/15

S & K Technologies Inc., Corporate Office, St. Ignatius, MT seeks to hire a Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO). The CBDO shall be responsible to help propel revenue growth and profitability across the S&K Family of Companies. The CBDO acts as the executive officer responsible for the development of new business including the formulation and implementation of new business strategies and the development of revenue generating programs. The CBDO plans and directs all aspects of the enterprise’s business development policies, objectives, and initiatives and is responsible for developing new market initiatives, assessing new markets, and analyzing business opportunities. CBDO will supervise capture management, marketing management and bid and proposal management. This position provides leadership, planning, organization, and control to meet the strategic goals of the enterprise. Telecommuting, optional. This position will have direct supervisory responsibilities. Must be able to obtain Top Secret security clearance.
Duties and Responsibilities consist of but are not limited to the following:
• Developing strategic sales plans based on enterprise goals that will promote sales growth as well as customer satisfaction for the holdings of the S&K enterprise (1, 3, and 5 year plans)
• Developing comprehensive customer plans and a sales strategy to identify and call on prospects and key decision makers within targeted accounts.
• Coordinating and managing business development activities across LLCs in concert with established core competencies, stated strategies and 8(a) program maturation
• Collaborating with management on sales goals, planning, and forecasting
• Identifying, qualifying, and securing business opportunities
• Building business relationships with current and potential clients
• Collaborating with sales and leadership to secure, retain, and grow accounts
• Developing customized targeted sales strategies
• Creating informative presentations; Presenting and delivering information to potential clients at client meetings, industry exhibits, trade shows, and conferences
• Coordinating business generation activities
• Responding to client requests for proposals (RFPs)
• Developing standard processes, procedures, tools, and metrics for strategic planning, business development, capture management and proposal development to be employed across the S&K enterprise
• Continuous coordination with CEO and/or COO to ensure cohesion of bid pursuits with LLC resources and objectives
• Resolving conflicts regarding strategy, opportunities, capture and proposal efforts as appropriate
• Making recommendations regarding establishment of new 8(a)s, mentor protÄgÄ agreements and acquisitions as appropriate
• Providing reports as required by CEO, CFO, CSO, and LLC Presidents regarding business development activities
• Supporting active revenue generation through presentation of the company's services, responses to RFPs, and closing new business opportunities.
• Managing bid and proposal preparation team
• Manage Directors, Managers and line level employees
• May serve as designee to CEO or COO when either is absent
• Responsible for developing departmental budget and accountable for adherence to budget
• Pursue continuing education either through industry conferences, training events, or online courses
• Approve yearly departmental process improvement priorities and initiatives
• Employee management and departmental leadership tasks consists of approximately 35% of time; development and implementation of strategic business development direction consists of approximately 50% of time.
• Must perform other duties as assigned at the discretion of the CEO.
Education/Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Marketing and 10+ years’ experience in a senior business development role in the federal, commercial, civil, or FMS markets; or no degree and 15+ years’ experience in a senior business development role in the federal, commercial, civil, or FMS markets. A MBA or Master’s degree in a relevant field is preferable.
Work experience:
• Demonstrated experience forging strategic partnerships and opportunities that have resulted in $100+ million total value of contracts
• Experience developing new strategies, driving creativity, and fostering inventiveness within an organization’s business development and proposal/capture groups
• Experience with the various phases and requirements of the SBA 8(a) program, SBA and affiliation rules, and compliance with the FAR, DFARs, and applicable civilian agency regulations a plus
• Proven track record of revenue generation, growth and increasing responsibilities in previous positions
• Experience in overseeing/leading bid and proposal development.
The salary for this position is DOE. Send completed application and applicant data form to jobopenings@sktcorp.com. A resume must accompany the S&K application. S&K application can be found at http://www.sktcorp.com/careers-at-sk/ . This announcement opens on January 29, 2018, and will remain OPEN UNTIL FILLED. S & K Technologies, Inc. is an AA/EEOC/American Indian Hiring Preference employer.
2/15

SHORELINE PROTECTION BOARD MEMBER
ONE (1) FULL TERM TRIBAL MEMBER VACANCY

Natural Resources Department, Shoreline Protection Office, Polson, MT. One (1) full term tribal member vacancy. The duties of the Shoreline Protection Board are to regulate and review all new and existing construction applications for compliance, as outlined in Tribal Ordinances 64A (Revised) and 87A (ALCO) with their attached rules and regulations, in the best interest of clean water and environmental concerns. Meeting held on the second Thursday of each month. Honorarium only. The Tribal Council will make the final selection. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai 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 are restricted to serving 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 Tyshina Whitworth, Personnel/C&G Technician, PO Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855 (406) 675-2700, ext. 1043. Closing date will be 2/25/18.
2/15

SAFETY & SECURITY OFFICER – KHJC

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, completed supplemental background questionnaire and copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the csktribes.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. Closing date will be Thursday, February 22, 2018.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
2/15

RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR

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. Completed supplemental background questionnaire. Salary range $13.04 to $15.22 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 csktribes.org website for the application. Closing date: Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 5:30 p.m. 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.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
2/15

FIRE TECHNICIAN
TYPE 2 IA CREW/SQUAD BOSS
DIVISION OF FIRE
2 Contract positions

The successful applicant must possess A High School diploma (or equivalent). Required Qualification-Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1). Preferred Qualification-Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5). Preferred Qualification-Faller 2 (FAL2). Must possess a State of Montana State driver's license at the time of hire and possess throughout employment. BIA requirement of employee adherence to all responsibilities under the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Motor Vehicle Operator Policy. Must meet the Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical 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. 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 $15.44 - $17.97 per hour, including PTO and Holiday Pay. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1043. Tribal applications are also available online at csktribes.org. Closing date will be Thursday, February 22, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
2/15

AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES SPECIALIST
NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
DIVISION OF FISH, WILDLIFE, RECREATION & CONSERVATION

The successful applicant is preferred to have a Bachelor’s Degree in education or natural resources, the AIS Specialist is required to have a high school diploma, or G.E.D, or can successfully demonstrate the capabilities to do the work through work experience. Some graduate level work in education or natural sciences is desirable. Possession of, or eligibility for, a valid Montana Motor Vehicle Operator’s license and be insurable under the Tribe’s insurance policy. Must complete CPR and basic First Aid training. All applicants must submit a completed Tribal employment application. Certified copies of relevant academic transcripts and training certificates. If you are claiming Veterans Preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted with the application. Proof of a valid Driver’s license. . 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 $15.44 to $17.97 per hour and includes benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1043. Tribal applications are also available online at csktribes.org. Closing date will be Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
2/15

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST
OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

The successful applicant must be a High school graduate with two years accounting courses above high school level and/or three years accounting experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. Preferably an AA Degree in business management field with special emphasis on Accounts Payable. Preference given to experience with the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Working knowledge of advanced computerized accounting systems. Prefer working knowledge of Tribal accounting system. Skill in operation of IBM Compatible computers and variety of other office equipment. Ability to follow oral and written instructions; to establish and maintain effective working relationships; due to the sensitivity and nature of this position to maintain strict confidentiality; to learn quickly. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, 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. Salary range is $18.50 to $21.74 per hour plus benefits. 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 Tribe, must pass pre-hire drug testing and complete a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700, Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at csktribes.org. Closing date is Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
2/15

PARAPROFESSIONAL
TWO EAGLE RIVER SCHOOL

The successful applicant must possess an AA degree OR must have 60 semester credits or 90 quarter credits in appropriate fields, and must pass a pre-hire drug test, background check, fingerprinting with no violence against children or other individuals and no sexual abuse against children convictions. Must be willing to promote a program of drug and alcohol free education and must be willing to be a team member of an active staff and demonstrate cooperative behavior. Experience working with Native American youth and/or knowledge of Native American culture preferred but not required. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a supplemental questionnaire for background investigations, a copy of academic transcript, a copy of certification if applicable, 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 $11.23 per hour plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. #1043 for an application. Tribal applications are also available online at csktribes.org. This position will stay open until filled.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
2/22

WATERCRAFT INSPECTOR-UP TO 20 CONTRACT POSITIONS
NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
KALISPELL, RAVALLI & ST. IGNATIUS
FULL-TIME, PART-TIME & ON-CALL

The successful applicant is required to have a high school diploma or G.E.D. Some post-high school education in natural sciences, customer service or education is desirable. The employee must have knowledge of the geographical areas of the Flathead Basin, basic math, grammar, spelling and basic computer skills. The employee must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, the general public and people from other jurisdictions. Follow written and verbal instructions and communicate effectively. Maintain and complete accurate records. React calmly to a potentially hostile public. Learn complicated watercraft inspections and perform them accurately. Qualify as physically capable based on an acceptable ?physical condition? test. All applicants must submit a completed Tribal employment application. Certified copies of relevant academic transcripts and training certificates. If you are claiming Veterans Preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted with the application. Proof of a valid Driver’s license. . 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 $14.50 to $16.33 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1043. Tribal applications are also available online at csktribes.org. Closing date will be Thursday, March 1st, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
2/22

Clubhouse Manager Job opening, Scobey Golf Course Full-time seasonal - April 1 - October 31. Contact Rob Rouse, (406) 487-5536 for application before March 9th.
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Legal Ads

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

IN THE MATTER OF, ) CASE NO. 17-632-G
)
)
)
A.S.-R., ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
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Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

ANTHONY RODRIGUEZ – biological father of the above-referenced child:

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition for Guardianship, scheduled to take place on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 3:30 P.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning for Guardianship of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born August 12, 2012.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 23rd day of January, 2018.

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

By: Bessie Wallin
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
2/15

PUBLIC NOTICE
This is to notify all interested parties that the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CS&KT) will be applying for the Montana Department of Transportation 5311 operating grant for $316,133.00. The CS&KT Transportation Program will also be applying for the Montana Department of Transportation Intercity 5311 ( F ) grant in the amount of $191,341.00 for grant period Fy 18 ( July 1 2018 thru June 30,2019. CS&KT also were applying FOR in FY 18 is TransADE matching fund grant of amount $ 25,993.00. All three (3) transit grants are due March 1, 2018.
The application is on file at the Tribal Complex in Pablo, MT. If requested a public hearing will be held and public notice indicating the location, time and date of the hearing will be provided. If you have questions please feel free to contact Corky Sias, CS&KT Transportation, 1-406-675-2700 ext. 1360.
PUBLIC NOTICE
This is to notify all interested parties that Lake County Council on Aging (LCCOA) is applying for Montana Department of Transportation’s 5311 operating grant in the amount of $107,308.29 for grant period FY19 (July 1, 2018 thru June 30, 2019). LCCOA is also applying for the TransADE matching fund grant in the amount of $10,554.
This is to notify all interested parties that LCCOA is also applying for $32,000 through the capital assistance grant. The capital assistance grant is funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and administered by the Montana Department of Transportation. FTA funds will be used to purchase a minivan for providing transportation to Senior Citizens as well as the general public.
This is to notify all interested parties that Mission Mountain Enterprises (MME) is applying for $67,000 through the capital assistance grant. The capital assistance grant is funded by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and administered by the Montana Department of Transportation. FTA funds will be used to purchase a 12 Passenger Light Duty Bus with six-wheel chair stations for providing transportation services to Group Homes and Activity Centers.
All transit grants are due March 1, 2018. These applications are on file at 528 Main Street SW, Ronan, MT 59864. If requested, a public hearing will be held and public notice indicating the location, date, and time of the hearing will be provided. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dara Rodda at (406)676-2367.
2/15

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL - Early Childhood Classroom Coach & Consultant
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Early Childhood Services
The CSKT Early Childhood Services Department is requesting bids for 1 or more consultants for Early Childhood Classroom Coach and Consulting services for the period of March 1, 2018 to July 30, 2019.
Scope of work: CSKT Early Childhood Services has an enrollment of up to 300 children ranging from 0 to 5 years of age. Children are screened at least 2 times per school year. Head Start/ Early Head Start locations are on the Flathead Reservation – 1 center in Polson, 1 center in Turtle Lake, 2 centers in Pablo, 3 centers in Ronan, 2 centers in Mission and 1 center in Arlee. There are approximately 120 staff members
The Early Childhood Classroom Coach and Consultant will be coordinating with the ECS Director and Education Managers on coaching individual and groups of staff members. The Coaching Consultant may also coach or act as a resource for the Education Managers in their own coaching endeavors. The Coaching Consultant will keep the ECS Director updated monthly of the progress of the coaching plans for each staff member. In some cases, conducting trainings for the program may be requested. The prospective candidate should be familiar with Head Start Program Performance Standards (45 CFR Chapter XIII, September 2016), The candidate should be knowledgeable in developmentally appropriate practices for infants, toddlers and preschool age children. The Coaching Consultant must be Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) certified as well as familiarity with other classroom assessment tools. The Coaching Consultant will be familiar with Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD Assessment. The Coach Consultant will foster a problem solving and self-reflective approach to helping teachers improve practice.
The Early Childhood Classroom Coach and Consultant services will be needed for 10-30 hours per week.
Early Childhood Services operates from 8 am – 4:30 pm – Monday- Friday. Children are in the centers Monday – Friday, times varying depending on centers.
Proposal requirements: Proposals must include:
1.) A Master’s Degree in early childhood or any related teaching or education field and/or experience is required. Documented specialized knowledge. Relevant work experience must be shown in a resume or curriculum vitae, including outline of qualifications and appropriate credentials (copies of professional license, specialized training, etc.), and professional references.
2.) Ability to commit 10-30 hrs per week to the provision of this service.
3.) Proof of liability insurance or proof that the individual is an independent contractor.
4.) Proof of Workman’s Comp or exemption certificate.
5.) Description of recent experience in doing this type of work.
6.) Detailed description of cost required to provide this service. Responses should be clear in terms of incidental costs, as well as hourly rates, travel expenses, etc.
Proposals must be received by 4:30 on Friday February 22
, 2018. Mailing address: Early Childhood Services- PO Box 1510, St. Ignatius, MT 59865, ATTN: MELANIE PIEDALUE- SEALED BID- Early Childhood Classroom Coach and Consultant. The proposals will be reviewed with a decision made in the 5 to 10 working days after bid closing.
This is an Indian Preference Proposal. We reserve the right to refuse any or all bids. For more information call Melanie Piedalue at 406-745-4509 ext. 5506 or Jeanne Christopher, Director at ext. 5513.
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 CSKT Early Childhood Services. The Tribes reserve the right to accept and reject and negotiate any element of any proposals received.
2/15

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION
TRIBAL CREDIT PROGRAM )
OF THE CONFEDERATED )
SALISH AND KOOTENAI ) Cause No. 17-624-CV
TRIBES OF THE )
FLATHEAD RESERVATION, )
Plaintiff, )
) SUMMONS BY
VS. ) PUBLICATION
)
SAMANTHA NESS, )
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: Daniel J. Decker
Tribal Legal Department
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 24TH day of January, 2018.

Chelsi Camel
Clerk of Tribal Court
2/15

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

)
SALISH AND KOOTENAI ) CAUSE NO. #14-009-SC
HOUSING AUTHORITY, )
)
) SMALL CLAIMS
Vs. ) SUMMONS BY
) PUBLICATION
DARLANA WHITE, )
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 13th day of March, 2018, 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, 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 31st day of January 2018.

Malia Hamel
Clerk of Tribal Court
3/1

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

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SALISH AND KOOTENAI ) CAUSE NO. #17-517-CV
HOUSING AUTHORITY, )
)
)
Vs. ) SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION
)
JONATHAN MCELDERRY, )
Defendant )

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

You are hereby summoned to respond to the above captioned COMPLAINT FOR EVICTION 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: Salish Kootenai Housing Authority
Attn: Mignon Harris
Address: P.O. Box 38
Pablo, MT 59855

This Summons By Publication is issued pursuant to Title 1, Chapter 2, Part 7, Rule 9(3), of the CS&KT laws codified.

DATED this 31st day of January, 2018.

Malia Hamel
Clerk of Tribal Court
3/1

SEALED BID ON FORECLOSURE SALE
CAUSE #16-479-CV
(CSKT TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY)

The Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following personal property, which includes improvements located at 31853 Mission Creek Lane, St. Ignatius, MT, which includes a ranch style frame construction single-family residence, 1,080 sq. ft. with ? basement; 3-bedrooms and 1-bath. With detached 2-car garage. All bids must be in writing, bids must be sealed and submitted to (ATTN: CHIEF OF TRIBAL POLICE, SEALED BID CAUSE #16-479-CV) on or before 5:30 p.m. of March 15, 2018. Minimum bid accepted $100,000.00. Tribal Credit’s acceptance of the bid/offer will be contingent upon the purchaser(s) notifying Tribal Credit within ten days in writing of the financial arrangement for payment of the negotiated sale price. The purchaser will be allowed sixty (60) days to make payment in full, or the negotiated purchase price will be considered null or void. The property and improvements will be purchased in an, ?as is? condition. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will not be responsible for any defaults or repairs that may be associated with the property aforementioned. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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SEALED BID ON FORECLOSURE SALE
CAUSE #17-203-CV
(CSKT TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY)

The Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following personal property and improvements consisting of a 1993 ranch style frame construction single-family residence with full basement on tribal homesite. Main floor is (1,044 sq.ft), with 2-bedrooms, 1-bath and a finished basement (988 sq. ft.), with 2-bedrooms and 1-bath. Two-car garage located at 25506 South Shore Route, Polson, Montana. All bids must be in writing, bids must be sealed and submitted to (ATTN: CHIEF OF TRIBAL POLICE, SEALED BID CAUSE #17-203-CV) on or before 5:30 p.m. of March 12, 2018. Minimum bid accepted $135,000.00. Tribal Credit’s acceptance of the bid/offer will be contingent upon the purchaser(s) notifying Tribal Credit within ten days in writing of the financial arrangement for payment of the negotiated sale price. The purchaser will be allowed sixty (60) days to make payment in full, or the negotiated purchase price will be considered null or void. The property and improvements will be purchased in an, ?as is? condition. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will not be responsible for any defaults or repairs that may be associated with the property aforementioned. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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SEALED BID ON FORECLOSURE SALE
CAUSE #17-259-CV
(CSKT TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY)

The Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following personal property on a 2.5 acres homesite, which includes improvements of a 2-story ranch style frame construction single-family residence. 1,181 sq. ft. main floor and 984 sq. ft. basement, with 5-bedromms and 2-baths. Located at 53703 Herak Road, Charlo, Montana. All bids must be in writing, bids must be sealed and submitted to (ATTN: CHIEF OF TRIBAL POLICE, SEALED BID CAUSE #17-259-CV) on or before 5:30 p.m. of March 15, 2018. Minimum bid accepted $52,000.00. Tribal Credit’s acceptance of the bid/offer will be contingent upon the purchaser(s) notifying Tribal Credit within ten days in writing of the financial arrangement for payment of the negotiated sale price. The purchaser will be allowed sixty (60) days to make payment in full, or the negotiated purchase price will be considered null or void. The property and improvements will be purchased in an, ?as is? condition. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will not be responsible for any defaults or repairs that may be associated with the property aforementioned. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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SEALED BID ON FORECLOSURE SALE
CAUSE #17-535-CV
(CSKT TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY)

The Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following personal property, which includes a ranch style construction home with 2-bedrooms, 1-bath, 920 sq. ft., located at 524 Cleveland Street, SW, Ronan, Montana. All bids must be in writing, bids must be sealed and submitted to (ATTN: CHIEF OF TRIBAL POLICE, SEALED BID CAUSE #17-535-CV) on or before 5:30 p.m. of March 12, 2018. Minimum bid accepted $52,000.00. Tribal Credit’s acceptance of the bid/offer will be contingent upon the purchaser(s) notifying Tribal Credit within ten days in writing of the financial arrangement for payment of the negotiated sale price. The purchaser will be allowed sixty (60) days to make payment in full, or the negotiated purchase price will be considered null or void. The property and improvements will be purchased in an, 'as is' condition. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will not be responsible for any defaults or repairs that may be associated with the property aforementioned. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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IN THE CHILDREN’S COURT OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

IN THE MATTER OF, ) CASE NO. 16-380-CP
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S.D., S.D., Z.D., D.D., D.M., ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
A.M., and N.M. )
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Children in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

BEVERLY DIAZ - biological mother of S.D., S.D., Z.D., D.D., D.M., A.M. and N.M.

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 10:00 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning to Suspend the Birth Parents Rights of the above-named children, named in the Petition, born November 25, 2014, February 21, 2012, August 27, 2010, April 28, 2009, October 9, 2005, March 8, 2002 and June 10, 2007.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 8th day of February, 2018.

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

By: Malia Hamel
Deputy Clerk of Tribal Court
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IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, PABLO, MONTANA

IN RE THE CHANGE OF NAME
OF SHAYLENE LYNN FELTON TO SHAYLENE LYNN MCELDERRY

CAUSE NO: 18-080-NC

NOTICE is hereby given that a Hearing will be held in the above Court on the
28th day of March, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. on the above petition for name change.
At any time before the hearing, written objections may be filed with the Court by any person.
DATED this 7th day of February 2018.

Chelsi Camel
Clerk of Tribal Court

By: Val Roberts
Deputy Clerk of Tribal Court
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IN THE CHILDREN’S COURT OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

IN THE MATTER OF, ) CASE NO. 17-420-CP
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D.F., ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
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Child in Need of Care. )
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THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

UNKNOWN - biological father of the D.F.

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition to Suspend and Terminate Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 9:00 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning to Suspend the Birth Parents Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born July 17, 2017.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 2nd day of February, 2018.

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

By: Bessie Wallin
Deputy Clerk of Tribal Court
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IN THE CHILDREN’S COURT OF THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION

IN THE MATTER OF, ) CASE NO. 18-011-G
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S.N.P, )
A.N.P, ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
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Child in Need of Care. )
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THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

GORDON NORTH PIEGAN, JR. - biological father of the above-referenced children:

YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED to appear at the Tribal Court, Pablo, MT. (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) at a Hearing on a Petition for Guardianship, scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 9:30 A.M.
Petitioner, CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, on behalf of tribal Social Services, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, is petitioning for Guardianship of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born September 15, 2010 and September 5, 2007.
YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that failure to appear at the hearing will constitute a denial of interest in the child, which denial may result, without further notice of this proceeding or any subsequent proceeding, in a judgment by default being entered for the relief requested in the Petition.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court this 8th day of February, 2018.

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

By: Malia Hamel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
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