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Storage

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

HOME FOR SALE – (Tribal Homesite Lease)
Improvements include a 2-story single family dwelling with 5-bedrooms and 2.5 baths (2,658 sq. ft.) with deck, and an enclosed 2-car garage, located at 69094 Antoine Lane, Arlee, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $195,000.00.
TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY, for more information contact Tribal Credit at 406-275-2727, extension 1092.
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Moving Must Sell - Nice 4 Bedroom 2 Bath with large garage. Lease lot South Finley Point 15 minutes from Polson. Lake Access. Below Appraisal asking $116,000. Make Offer call Rob (406) 270-4725.
9/3

Real Estate. NW Montana. Tungstenholdings.com. (406)293-3714
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Auto Repair

Auto and light truck repair and maintenance. Scheduled appointments only. Call (406) 644-0080 and leave a message and I will return your call. Located in Moise.
9/10

Education/Instruction

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

2003 Chrysler T&C, low miles, 2006 Dodge Caravan, low miles, 2014 Chrysler T&C, less then 20,000 miles, Toyota Sienna XLE, new. Call for details, 406-248-5767 www.gandjenterprises.com
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Mortgages/Contacts

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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Employment

S&K Technologies (SKT), Inc. and subsidiaries S&K Aerospace, S&K Global Solutions, and S&K Logistics Services are always seeking to hire qualified individuals for positions advertised on our websites. Visit www.sktcorp.com, select applicable company and go to “Careers and View Career Opportunities” for all job listings. SKT, Inc. and subsidiaries are all AA/EEO/American Indian Hiring Preference employers.
6/6

CSKT Early Childhood Services
Positions Available Open Until Filled

CSKT Early Childhood Services is seeking the following positions

HEAD START (3-5 year olds):
• 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

Interested applicants can get a copy of the full position description at the Tribal Personnel Office or at the Early Childhood Services Admin Office in Ronan.
Interested applicants will need to complete an application for employment with the Tribal Personnel Office and attach all required documents with the application.
Please contact CSKT Early Childhood Services at 406-676-4509 ext. 6106 or CSKT Personnel at 406-675-2700 ext. 1041 for more information.
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ALTACARE of Montana
“Kids are our business”
POSITION AVAILABLE FOR THE 2015-2016 SCHOOL YEAR
THERAPIST POSITION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CHARLO SCHOOL DISTRICT

The following position is available within our Comprehensive School and Community Treatment program. The therapist will conduct clinical intakes, including diagnosing, develop and implement therapy and implement treatment plans and write clinical case notes. Working as a team (that comprises of a therapist and behavioral intervention specialist) in partnership with the school during the regular school year and summer programs as well. Altacare of Montana offers competitive salaries and benefits, and the licensed mental health therapist may qualify for student loan repayment.
THERAPIST Provide Mental Health Counseling to school age SED youth in a school setting. Conduct Clinical Intakes, including diagnosing. Develop and implement treatment plans and write clinical case notes. Must have completed MSW or Masters in related counseling field, licensed LCPC, LCSW, or PhD, or able to obtain licensure within two years of hire. Experience working with youth in a therapeutic setting preferred. Must have computer skills, excellent communication skills and an ability to interact with school age children, parents and professionals.
Please download application material from altacareofmontana.com website and submit completed application, along with cover letter, and resume to: Kathy Ogrin, Human Resource Manager, Altacare of Montana, 3738 Harrison Ave., Butte, MT 59701. EOE Phone: (406) 497-7905 Fax: (406) 497- 7916. Email: Kathy.Ogrin@acadiahealthcare.com
8/27

ASSOCIATE JUDGE/ TRIBAL COURT DEPARTMENT
CONTRACT POSITION/4 YEAR TERM (08/06/15 to 08/27/15)

The successful applicant must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes, at least 21 years of age and of good character and reputation, have no previous felony convictions, nor misdemeanor convictions (except minor traffic violations) within the year preceding appointment, nor have any criminal action pending against him or her at the time appointment, must have two (2) years prior experience relevant to the Tribal legal system and have working knowledge of Tribal Law, Federal Indian Law, applicable State Law, and general legal principles. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcripts and/or training certificates 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. Salary range is according to judicial pay plan. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/27

FACILITY MAINTENANCE MANAGER
CONTRACT POSITION/TWO EAGLE RIVER SCHOOL

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma or GED, must possess a boiler license or be able to get one within 3 months, experience in plumbing, electrical and carpentry skills, experience in facility operation and maintenance; knowledge of central heating and cooling systems, water and sewage sanitation and security/fire prevention, must pass a background check and 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 active staff and demonstrate cooperative behavior. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and/or training certificate, copy of boiler licensure(if you have one), proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT, and if claiming veteran’s preference a 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 range is $13.52 to $15.70 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029 for an application. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Position is open until filled.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
8/27

100 WORKERS NEEDED
Assemble crafts, wood items.
Materials provided. To $480+ week.
Free Information Package 24 hours (801) 264-4492.
8/27

TRIBAL COURT IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (TCIP)
DIRECTOR/CONTRACT POSITION
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a bachelor level degree in Social Work (Master’s Degree Preferred) or Communication Studies, and must have experience working with CSKT Tribal Court system, Tribal Social Services Department, Prosecutors office, Defenders office, DPHHS, ICWA Services, IV-E Regulations, case management experience in Child Welfare, APS and Chemical Dependency Counseling, possess a current valid Montana driver’s license and maintain liability insurance, must pass background investigation in accordance with Public Law 101-630, 25USC Section 3201 and Public Law 101-647, 42USC Section 13031. The background check also includes child protective service (CPS) checks and driving record checks, must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment in the last three (3) years, must have no involvement with any child or social service protection agency as a client, no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years, must not have had a conviction of driving under the influence of substance or per se within the last three (3) years and required to be a mandatory reporter of child abuse and neglect situations. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant transcript, a copy of current valid driver’s license and copy of liability insurance, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. 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. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. #1029 for an application. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Salary range is $19.71 to $22.93 per hour plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/3

HOME VISITING LEAD PARENTING EDUCATOR/
CONTRACT POSITION
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree in Social Work or the following fields (Psychology/Human Services/Teaching Health), with a Master’s degree preferred in Social Work (Teaching Health/Psychology/Human Services). Must possess a minimum of 2 years of experience providing services to At-risk families/children, experience interviewing and assessing individuals, families, groups to develop recommendations and enhance access to services, experience in providing direct services to individuals, groups, families, or communities regarding issues mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care and/or medical care, and child development, experience maintaining case records and preparing reports, experience conducting social services-based research, including use of the Internet and experience with small group/meeting facilitation. Experience working in a collaborative project preferred. Must be able to pass a background investigation in accordance with PL 101-630. 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 $21.71 to $25.29 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 10, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/3

MIECHV/TELI PROGRAM MANAGER/CONTRACT POSITION
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a bachelor level degree, in Social Work, Psychology, Public Administration, Family Studies, Teaching, Early Childhood Education, or Planning WITH 2 years of experience providing direct services to children, PATS Certification and work experience as a Parent Educator preferred, or willingness to attend course work out of local area to obtain PATS Certification. Must have supervisory experience required at minimum of 2 yrs., as well working experience working with reflective practices or agreeable to obtain reflective supervision training immediately upon hire, must have strong computer skills WITH two (2) years’ experience with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, data systems and web applications required. The successful applicant must pass a background investigation, including relevant criminal history, no misdemeanors pending and/or in process, must have never been convicted of or pled guilty to a crime of domestic violence, child abuse, or elder abuse, sexual offense or crime of violence, (felony), no involvement with any child protective services or adult social service protection agencies as an offender, no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years, mandatory, must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past 2 years , must sign an annual confidentiality agreement and investigative background check, must possess a current Montana state driver’s license and liability insurance. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant transcript, a copy of current valid driver’s license and proof of liability insurance, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. 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. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. #1029 for an application. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. Salary range is $23.88 to $27.81 per hour plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/3

CPS/FOSTER CARE SOCIAL WORKER TRAINEE MAY BE EMPLOYED UNDER CONTRACT TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
The successful applicant must possess a minimum of a BSW and/or Psychology, OR currently attending college working towards obtaining BSW or BA in Psychology with a minimum of five (5) months actual work experience in the Child Welfare Service field, must pass a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630, must have never been convicted of or pled guilty to a crime of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, sexual offense or crime of violence (felony), must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past three (3) years, must have not had any involvement with any child or social service protection agency as a client and no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years and must possess a current valid Montana driver’s license. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant transcript, a copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. 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. To apply, contact Personnel at 406-675-2700 Ext. 1029 for an application. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. The salary range is $16.33 to $18.98 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/3

ASSISTANT CENTER NURSE – KICKING HORSE JOB CORPS
The successful applicant must possess a current Registered Nurse license from the Montana State Board of Nursing or eligible to transfer license from state to state within 90 days. A yearly license renewal is required on or before January 1st of each year. Must accept responsibility for independent application so the highest standards of professional skill to meet all situations. Must possess a valid Montana class D license. Must be able and willing to be vaccinated for Hepatitis B. Must obtain a current First Aid/CPR card. Salary range $19.71 to $22.93 per hour, plus benefits. May be employed under contract. Submit the above information on a Tribal application to the Tribal Personnel Department or call 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 for an 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
9/3

Job Description: 2015 Fall Mack Days
Fish Fillet Staff

CS&KT Fisheries Program is hiring employees for the primary task of filleting fish during 2015 Fall Mack Days . Employees will be working variable shifts, up to 40 hours per week (Tuesday-Sunday) beginning September 25th and ending in December at the Blue Bay Fisheries building. Shifts will be arranged in advance with the supervisor. Salary begins @ $12.00/hr., and returning applicants who may be hired will receive $13.00/hr. One applicant may be selected to supervise the fish fillet process and will receive $14/hr. or $15/hr. for a returning applicant. 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. 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. Applications must be received on or before 5:30 P.M. September 14th. Atten: Personnel Dept. P.O. Box 278 Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1040. Questions, contact: CSKT Fisheries @ 883-2888 ext. 7294. CSKT is an Indian Preference employer.
9/3

FAMILY ADVOCATE – EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES
1 or more positions
(Contract/Furloughable)

The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor’s degree or AA degree in Human Services, Early Childhood Education, Human Development, or other related field. Have 2 years of experience, working with families coordinating services. Have 1 year experience performing case management functions. (preferred) Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal record Check including finger-printing, (no violence against children or individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any person) prior to employment and annually thereafter; subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel Department. Possess and maintain a current Montana Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribes’ fleet policy. Eligible for a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Have the knowledge of community resources and skills to link families with appropriate agencies and staff. Have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, using proper grammar and spelling. Salary range $13.52 to $15.70 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and copy of a valid driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date will be Thursday, September 10, 2015 @ 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
9/3

DEPUTY PROSECUTOR – PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE
CONTRACT POSITION

This successful applicant is required to have specialized knowledge acquired through intensive academic preparation at college level and/or legal educational institution. College degree is preferred, but extensive on the job experience and/or training may be substituted for educational requirements if it can be shown that the individual has worked in the legal field for an extended length of time to gain comprehensive experience in the general work described. Must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a six-month probationary period. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and resume to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range is $17.98 to $20.90 per hour, plus benefits. Closing date will be Thursday, September 10, 2015 @ 5:30 p.m. The successful applicant, if not already employed with the Tribes, must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a six-month probationary period.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/3

CLINIC NURSE/ST. IGNATIUS HEALTH CLINIC
(MAY BE EMPLOYED BY CONTRACT)
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must be a graduate from an accredited ADN, Diploma, or BSN program in Nursing, possess a current Montana state RN licensure (skills must be current with documentation of most recent training), current CPR and First Aide certification, possess a current valid driver’s license and be subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. One (1) year of work experience in a clinic setting is desirable. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of relevant academic transcript/certifications, copy of current Montana state R.N. licensure, a copy of current CPR and First Aid certification, copy of current valid driver’s license, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of the DD214 must be submitted. This position is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. Salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available at cskt.org. The closing date will be Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
9/3

Legal Notices

INVITATION FOR BIDS

Sealed bids for construction of the following project(s) will be received by the Montana Department of Transportation, Contract Plans Bureau, Room 101, 2701 Prospect, Helena, Montana until 9:00 a.m. on September 10, 2015. All bids being publicly opened, reviewed for correctness, and then publicly read in the Department's auditorium.

107 SF139-ADVANCED WARNING FLASHERS UPGRADE MISSOULA SOUTH,
SF129-HIGGINS BANCROFT LIGHT
HSIP-G 7-1(143)59, HSIP-G 8122(2)

HSIP-G 7-1(143)59 - Upgrade advance flashers and signing on the SF129-Advanced Warning Flashers Missoula South project located in Ravalli County. The project is located at 3 intersections: US 93 and Main Street in Victor; US 93 and Secondary Route 269/Stevensville cutoff; and US 93 and Holloway Lane/East Side Highway in Florence.
HSIP-G 8122(2) - Street lighting on the SF129-Higgins Bancroft Light project located in Missoula County. The project is located on Higgins Ave from Stephens Avenue to Bancroft Street. The entire project is located within the city limits of Missoula.

108 4th AVE EAST WALKS - POLSON
TA 24(48)

Grade, gravel, curb and sidewalk on the 4th Ave East project in Flathead County. The TA 24(48) project is on the south side of 4th Ave East from 4th Street to 7th Street (3 blocks), in the City of Polson. This project is located within the Flathead Indian Reservation.

110 SCHOOL SIDEWALKS - ARLEE
TA 24(50)

Grade, gravel, curb and sidewalk on the School Sidewalks - Arlee project in Lake County. The project is on the north side of Houle and Morigeau Street from the junction of US 93/MT 200 northeast to the junction of Fyant Street. The project is located entirely on the Flathead Indian Reservation.
Bid documents and instructions to bidders may be obtained from the Contract Plans Bureau. These documents may be requested by FAX (406)444-7236 (see order form), by mail, by downloading at the following web site: http://www.mdt.mt.gov/business/contracting/current_letting.shtml under “Bid Packages” link, or by calling (406)444 6216, 6212, 6215 or TTY 444 7696.
Any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement is subject to all appropriate state and federal civil rights laws. The prime and subcontractors are required to pay the wage rates set out in the bid proposal.
MDT will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin or sex in the award, performance or administration of any MDT contract or in the administration of its DBE program (49 CFR Part 26). MDT attempts to provide reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person participating in any service, program or activity of the department. Alternate accessible formats of this document will be provided upon request. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in MDT bid lettings, call the Civil Rights Bureau at 444-6331 or TTY 406-444-7696 [TTY 1-800-335-7592 (toll free)].

MONTANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Rick Griffith, Chairman                          Michael T. Tooley
Montana Transportation Commission Director of Transportation
8/27

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

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Economic Development Office is looking for a part-time property manager for a mobile home park north of Evaro, Montana, on the Flathead Indian Reservation. The manager would be hired under a contract which would begin October 1, 2015.
Overview: The CSKT Economic Development Office manages 14 mobile home/RV lots at Gray Wolf Park (formerly known as the Coriacan Village Mobile Home Park), on Coriacan Lane and Court north of Evaro. The Park is located across U.S. Highway 93 from the Gray Wolf Peak Casino. The Park’s community water and sewer systems are maintained by the Salish Kootenai Housing Authority.
Scope of Work: The property manager would need to live on-site, or within a few miles of the Park, in order to insure that the following tasks are completed:
* Insure that the property is maintained in a safe and sanitary manner, inspecting the Park grounds at least every other day.
* Interview prospective Park tenants, collect completed applications, and conduct background checks.
* Complete rental agreements with new tenants who meet the qualifications for tenancy.
* Notify the Salish Kootenai Housing Authority Sewer and Water Office when trailers are being hooked-up to ensure proper connections, and notify the Office when trailers are being disconnected.
* Enforce Park rules and regulations such as pet restrictions, lawn watering, vehicle parking and safety issues, to name a few.
* Move garbage containers every Monday morning, from the Park shed to the designated area adjacent to Coriacan Lane, for garbage pick-up. Move garbage containers back into the shed every Monday afternoon or evening, after they have been emptied by the waste disposal company. Maintain the Park shed and garbage containers.
* Mow/rake and water Park common areas and any vacant lots as needed.
* Complete final clean-up on lots after they are vacated, if needed.
* Burn lawn rakings, tree limbs, pine cones, needles and boughs and scrap lumber in designated burn area as needed.
* Report any concerns regarding sewer, water, power or road infrastructure to the CSKT Economic Development Office, and other Tribal entities as needed.
* Complete other Park management duties as needed.
Term of Contract:
The contract period would begin October 1, 2015, and would end September 30, 2016, with the possibility of an extension. Notice would be provided at least 60 days prior to the end of the contract to extend the term. Telephone meetings and/or reports will be required monthly.
Contract Type:
The contract will be for a fixed amount per month. Free mobile home lot space may be provided in lieu of part of the monthly management payment, but a security deposit would be required if a lot is rented by the prospective contractor.
Proposal Contents:
The Proposal should include at a minimum:
(1) Qualifications and appropriate credentials (copies of licenses, etc.) of the prospective property manager.
(2) Description of recent experience in doing this type of work, preferably in a resume format.
(3) Availability of responder to begin work October 1, and ability to live on-site or within a few miles of the Park.
(4) A copy of the prospective manager’s liability insurance; and proof of worker’s compensation or worker’s compensation exemption.
(5) References.
Proposals must be received by 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, September 2, 2015. Mailing address: CSKT Economic Development Office, PO Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, ATTN: Janet Camel--Sealed Bid.
Proposals will be opened and reviewed on September 3, 2015. A decision will be made by September 10, 2015.
Proposal Evaluation Criteria:
The proposal will be evaluated on the contents listed above. This is an Indian Preference bid. Tribal contractors who wish to receive Indian preference must obtain a certification by the Indian preference office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to submission of the bids. This certification must be included with your RFP response.
The selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of the CSKT Indian Preference Ordinance 101A. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder/respondent to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
All proposals will become the property of the CSKT Economic Development Office. The Tribes reserve the right to accept, reject or negotiate any element of any proposal received, and the right to refuse any or all bids.
For more information call Janet Camel at 406-675-2700, ext. 1256.
8/27

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

IN THE MATTER OF THE ) CAUSE # 12-0323-A
ADOPTION OF B.D.J.A. )
Minor Child, )
)
JASON M. ADAMS ) NOTICE OF HEARING ON
and ) CHANGE OF NAME
AUTUM G. ADAMS )
Petitioners. )
)

Petitioners in the above-entitled matter hereby give notice to all interested persons that Petitioners have requested the Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai change the name of minor child Bennett David Jair Adams to Bennett Jair Adams. A hearing will be held at the Tribal Courthouse in Pablo, Montana (Phone number 675-2700 ext. 1110) on the 16th day of September, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.

Attorney for Petitioners: Andersen Law, PLLC
P.O. Box 8472
Missoula, MT 59807
(406) 926-1513

DATED this 6th day of August, 2015

Genevieve Morigeau
Deputy Clerk of Court
9/3

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

TRIBAL CREDIT PROGRAM )
OF THE CONFEDERATED ) CAUSE NO. #15-165-CV
SALISH AND KOOTENAI )
TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD )
RESERVATION )
) SUMMONS BY
VS. ) PUBLICATION
)
GINA M. JERROW-JOHNSON, )
DEFENDANT )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SE:

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 Attorney
CSKT Legal Department
P.O. Box 278
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 4th day of August, 2015.

Cara Croft, Clerk of Tribal Court
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855
9/3

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Probate Cause No. 15-324-P

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

IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF:

ALFRED CHARLES “CUB” DUMONTIER

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Glenda R. Dumontier, has been appointed Personal Representative of the above-named estate. All persons having claims against the said Deceased are required to present their claims within four (4) months after the date of the first publication of this notice or said claims will be forever barred.
Claims must either be mailed to the Personal Representative, return receipt requested, or to the Clerk of Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Court, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, Montana 59855.
DATED this 19 of August, 2015.

Address: Personal Representative’s
Glenda R. Dumontier
34501 Dumontier Road
Arlee, MT 59821
9/3

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Probate Cause# 15-302-P

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

IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: Raymond Adams

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

DATED this 24 of August, 2015.

Personal Representative
Address: Jason Adams
34711 Timberlake Rd
Ronan, MT 59864
9/3

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT)
Tribal Lands Department (TLD) Request for Proposals (RFP) and Bids

The Tribal Lands Office is accepting bids and proposals on the Flathead Indian Reservation, in western Montana.
The location is as follows:
Big Arm, Montana – Big Arm General Store building
This desirable site is just off southbound Highway 93 and accessible to a high volume of north and southbound traffic. This ideal location has endless possibilities. Payment of all utilities will be required additional to any bid.
This site includes a building previously used as a store and has a fuel tank and pumps for the possibility of a gas station, as well as a large shop area. The site also includes an apartment in the upper level of the building.
Lease terms are negotiable.
The site is Tribal trust property. Any lease is subject to the review and approval of the DOI BIA Flathead Agency Superintendent and any proposed rent or lease fee is subject to review considering the current appraisal of record.
General Request for Proposal Elements:
RFP responses shall include:
(1) Qualifications of personnel involved in the business along with appropriate credentials and experience. Resumes of all individuals who may be involved in the project.
(2) Description of ability to enter into a business lease or revocable permit and to meet all financial and lease obligations in a timely manner.
(3) Financial stability sufficient to demonstrate ability to pay the lease on a monthly basis and in a timely manner. Bonding may be required.
(5) Liability insurance proof that substantiates that the respondent to this RFP is a bonafide business owner. Note – liability insurance is a requirement of any business lease. This must include the CSKT Tribes (land owner) as a co-insured.
(6) Description of recent relevant experience that supports the proposal.
(7) Three references and contact information identified for each individual involved in any aspect of the work. Appropriate background checks may be conducted on the successful applicant/s. Please note business owner as the responsible party for negotiated items and for lease signature and acceptance.
(8) The bid and proposal response should be well detailed. Any response should be clear in terms of suggested costs, terms, business operation, etc.
Questions may be directed to Tara Irvine, Tribal Lands Department, (406) 675-2700 ext. 1249. Questions may be E-mailed to tarai@cskt.org. Proposals should be mailed to Tribal Lands Department - Attention Tara Irvine, Tribal Lands Department Business Leasing - PO Box 278, Pablo, Mt. 59855.
The CSKT are requesting that all proposals be submitted by October 1, 2015 (post marked or date stamped). Emailed proposals are accepted as well.
Site inspections can be accommodated. Photos and maps are available. Please request by emailing tarai@cskt.org.
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 respondent 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 Tribal Lands Office. The Tribes reserve the right to accept, reject and negotiate any element of any proposals received with responder.
9/3

REQUEST FOR BID PROPOSALS
Contract to conduct herbicide applications

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT) Wildlife Management Program is requesting bid proposals for herbicide treatments and invasive plant species management as part of wildlife habitat restoration activities. The contractor must be licensed as a Commercial Pesticide Applicator by the Montana Department of Agriculture with 1) an Aquatic Pest Endorsement and 2) a Right-of-way, Rangeland, Pasture and Noncrop Pest Endorsement. Treatments will be conducted on Tribally-owned mitigation lands located across the Flathead Indian Reservation on former pasture lands, rangelands, sensitive wetland and riparian habitats, and in equipment yards. The contractor will work under the guidance of CSKT Wildlife Management Program Personnel.
The contractor: 1) will apply herbicides following label restrictions and guidelines contained in environmental documents; 2) must have access to, and the ability to use, a 4-wheel UTV, handline, and backpack equipment; 3) must be able to download maps and GPS coordinates to locate spray areas in the field, and be able to GPS treatment boundaries and generate ArcGIS compatible shapefiles; 4) will be responsible for providing all necessary chemicals, including herbicide, surfactant, marker, drift retardant, and/or other necessary additives; 5) have experience with foliar tree applications and applying chemical sterilants, and 6) are expected to be familiar with the environment and plant communities found on the Flathead Indian Reservation
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. The selection of the successful contractor(s) 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. CSKT reserves the right to reject any/all bids.
Sealed bids are due by 5:00 pm on September 10, 2015. To obtain the full bid package, or to direct questions about this RFP, please contact Art Soukkala, CSKT Wildlife Management Program at (406) 675-2700 x7287 (Office), 270-3639 (cell) or email: arts@cskt.org
9/3

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

TRIBAL CREDIT PROGRAM )
OF THE CONFEDERATED ) CAUSE NO. #15-065-CV
SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES )
OF THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION )
) SUMMONS BY
VS. ) PUBLICATION
)
DARLANA L. WHITE, )
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 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: Shane Morigeau
Tribal Attorney
Address: CSKT Legal Department
P.O. Box 278
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 10th day of August, 2015.

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

Genevieve Morigeau
Clerk of Tribal Court
9/10

INVITATION TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL FOR PURCHASE OF PROPERTY
CSKT TRIBAL CREDIT OFFICE
P.O. BOX 278
PABLO, MT 59855
PHONE NUMBER: 406-275-2727

Tribal Credit is selling the following property by soliciting proposals from Tribal Members to purchase these properties. Each property is offered in an “AS IS CONDITION”, making the purchaser responsible for all repairs needed to the property. Please submit a proposal with a reasonable purchase amount as Tribal Credit reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. Tribal Credit will have an Inspection Report for review by potential buyers.
The Tribal Member with the accepted proposal for each property will be given 15 days from the date the proposal is officially accepted to demonstrate the ability to obtain credit for payment of the property or to make a cash payment for the purchase. At this time you will sign a Buy/Sell Agreement, allowing you up to 60 days to complete the purchase of the property. If you can demonstrate that you are in the process of applying for a loan, the date on the Buy/Sell Agreement may be extended.
The deadline to submit a proposal for the advertised properties is at 4:00 p.m. on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2015. Please submit all proposals to Susie Loughlin at the Tribal Credit Office in Pablo, MT.
All proposals submitted will be reviewed on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
for acceptance or rejection of the proposal.

PROPERTY #1 (Fee)
A 3 bedroom home with garage located on Fee Lots 4, 5 and 6 of Block 30 of the Townsite of Pablo, MT, in Lake County. This property is located at 2907 Montana Avenue in Pablo, MT

PROPERTY #2 (Tribal Home site Lease)
A 2-story single family dwelling with 5 bedrooms and 2.5 baths and with deck. Also includes an enclosed 2 car garage. This property is located at 69094 Antoine Lane, Arlee, MT on a Tribal Home site Lease.

PROPERTY #3 (Tribal Home site Lease)
Improvements on this lot is a 14’x70’ 2005 Fleetwood Trailer with three bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Located at 71917 Laughing Louie Adams Loop, Arlee Montana on a Tribal Home site Lease.

PROPERTY #4 (Tribal Home site Lease)
Improvement on this lot is a 16’x80’ 2006 Sout Trailer with three bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Located at 15240 Foothills Road, St. Ignatius, Montana on a Tribal Home site Lease.
9/10

IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES, PABLO, MONTANA

IN RE THE CHANGE OF NAME
OF Lucas Charles Mayer

CAUSE NO. 15-394-NC

NOTICE is hereby given that a Hearing will be held in the above Court on the 24th day of September, 2015, at 2:00 p.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 17th day of August, 2015.

Cara Croft
Clerk of Court

Amy Devereaux
Deputy Clerk of Court
9/17