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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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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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REAL PROPERTY FOR SALE - (TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY). The Tribal Credit Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following property for sale. Real property which includes improvements of a 2-story single family frame construction home with 3-bedrooms and 2-baths; 1,810 sq. ft. upper level and 720 sq. ft. finished basement., located at 221 2nd Avenue, St. Ignatius, Asking price: $80,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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IMPROVEMENTS FOR SALE - (TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY). The Tribal Credit Program of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following personal property for sale which includes a tribal homesite and the improvements of a ranch style single family frame construction home with 1-bedroom and 2-baths, with full basement and 2-car detached garage located at 108 2nd Street, N. Pablo, MT. Asking price: $36,000.00. 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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For Sale

For Sale two 2012 16 x 80 mobile homes in great condition $43,900 each delivered and set up within 150 miles of Billings 406-259-4663
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Huge selection of Pre-owned Cars, Trucks, SUV's, Boats and?Campers. Lovell.midwayauotandmarine.com. Call or text 307-272-7444 Ken. (you will Love our web site!!)
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Auction

Storage Auction - S & K Self Storage - 56749 Hwy 93 Ronan MT. (just south of the People’s Center in Pablo) will hold a Storage Auction on Friday 10/20/17 on the following units: 16, 19, 46, 56, and 59. We will also be selling a 1981 Sea Ray boat, a 2002 Chevy Astro minivan, and a 1972 Ta Brouillette motor home. Bidding starts at 10:00 a.m. Existing tenants will have until 10:00 a.m. to pay off the balance owed on their units to avoid sale of their storage unit contents.
10/19

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

Ronan School District No. 30 is seeking applicants for the following positions: Substitute Teachers ($75-$90/day); Substitute Custodians ($11.20/hr); RMS Tennis Coach; RMS Girls and Boys Basketball Coaches. Apply online at www.ronank12.edu. Complete job descriptions and requirements are listed there as well. For more information call 676-3390 ext. 7200.
10/12

TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT HEAD
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess Bachelor's Degree required or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced degree in Health related field preferred. Ten years in a management related capacity with at least five (5) years of experience equivalent to CSKT Department Head. Health Care management experience preferred. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and Certified copy of academic transcripts/training certificates, 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 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 one (1) year probationary period. Salary range is $48.67 to $54.58 per hour. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
10/12

INFANT/TODDER LEAD TEACHER/SUPERVISOR – ECS
1 FURLOUGHABLE/CONTRACT POSITIONS
Monday-Friday (Pablo)


The successful applicant must be 18 years of age or older. BA in Early Childhood Education (1st preference) or an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education (2nd preference) or a degree in a related field and 6 courses in Early Childhood Education including one course in Child Growth and Development (3rd preference). Three (3) years documented experience in working with infants and toddlers(preferably infants and toddlers, ages birth to 3 years in a formal early childhood setting such as an Early Head Start classroom, a childcare facility, etc. Two (2) years documented experience supervising adults. Must have or obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within 3 months of hire. Able to meet/complete requirements for primary caregiver according to Montana Child Care Center Regulations within one (1) year of employment (if required). Preference given to current or former Head Start/Early Head Start parents. Must provide documentation. Possess current CPR and First Aid certification with Infant/Toddler endorsement; or be willing to obtain certification upon hire. Current Physical Exam or ability to obtain Physical Exam upon hire. Current on required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire. Verification of recent TB screening or ability to complete required screen. Must pass drug test and complete a Criminal Record Check including fingerprinting (no violence against children or other individuals, no domestic violence, no sexual abuse or violent acts against children or any other person) prior to employment and every 2 years thereafter. Subject to random drug testing through the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Personnel department. Must possess and maintain a current Montana Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribe’s fleet policy. Submit completed supplemental background questionnaire. Contract/Furloughabe - 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 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, October 19, 2017. 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
10/12

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. Submit completed supplemental background questionnaire. 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. Closing date will be Thursday, October 26, 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
10/19

FITNESS SPECIALIST
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must have a High School Diploma or GED. Prefer a 2 year degrees in health related field. Two year’s experience coaching, teaching fitness activities, working with the public in recreation or in a related field will be acceptable. Ability to act with tact and impartiality while dealing with a variety of clients, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing. Ability to work within the culturally diverse and sensitive communities. Current First Aide/CPR certification or within 30 days of hire. Must have a valid Montana Driver’s license. Must pass a background investigation. All applicants must submit a Tribal Application, completed background supplemental questionnaire, copy of academic transcript/certifications, 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. Salary is $18.70 to $21.74 per hour plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Closing date will be Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
10/19

FITNESS SPECIALIST – 1 OR MORE
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess High School Diploma or GED. Must possess two (2) years experience in coaching, teaching fitness activities, or working with the public in recreation or any health related field. Certification as a Group Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer will be completed within 6 month of hire. Must have First Aid/CPR certification or obtain within thirty (30) days. Must have current valid driver’s license. Must pass background investigation. Complete a supplemental questionnaire for background. All applicants must submit a Tribal Application, completed background supplemental questionnaire, copy of academic transcript/certifications, 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. Salary is $14.06 to $16.33 per hour plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Closing date will be Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
10/19

COMMUNITY HEALTH R.N. – POLSON
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must have a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing.
At least one (1) year of Public Health Nursing experience. One (1) year of supervisory experience preferred. Must maintain proper licensure/certification and registration; if required. Must participate in and support HIPAA training, as needed and required. Must adhere to CSKT social media policy and other CSKT Tribal policies regarding professional conduct. Must pass a background. Valid State of Montana Driver’s License. Completed background supplemental questionnaire. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and certified 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. Position is exempt and 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, October 26, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
10/19

Seeking Senior Construction Specialist in Lead, SD to oversee complex construction with minimal supervision. B.S. in Construction Management or related, 10+ years’ experience required. http://bit.ly/2fbkC6m
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Auto transport company seeking professional Class A, CDL drivers. Experience preferred. Excellent Wages, Benefits, and Sign on Bonuses. On the road 2-3 weeks at a time. Call Gary 406-259-1528 or apply online www.jandstransport.com/drivers
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Northwest Community Health Center (NWCHC) is looking add a team oriented Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) to its dental department.
Applicant must have a current Montana Licensure. Full Job Description and to Apply http://northwestchc.org/jobs/.
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Legal Ads

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

TRIBAL CREDIT PROGRAM OF )
THE CONFEDERATED SALISH ) Cause No. 15-408-CV
AND KOOTENAI TRIBES OF )
THE FLATHEAD RESERVATION, )
Plaintiff, )
) SUMMONS BY
VS. ) PUBLICATION
)
AMANDA BURKE, )
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 19TH day of September, 2017.

Genevieve Morigeau
CS&KT Credit Department

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of Court
10/12

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

IN RE THE CHANGE OF NAME
OF MIRANDA LEA DEPOE to MIRANDA LEA MATT

CAUSE #17-505-NC

NOTICE is hereby given that a Hearing will be held in the above Court on the
17th day of October, 2017, at 10:30 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 25th day of September 2017.

Genevieve Morigeau
Clerk of Court

By: Malia Hamel
Deputy Clerk of Court
10/12

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 October 26, 2017. All bids being publicly opened, reviewed for correctness, and then publicly read in the Department's auditorium.

201 I-90 BRIDGE DECKS MP 40-70, D1
NHPB 90-1(203)41

Bridge Deck Rehabilitation and approaches on 12 structures on the I-90 Bridge Decks MP 40-70, District 1 project located in Mineral County. The project begins at RP 41.05 with a median crossover northwest of Superior and extends southeast along Interstate Route 90 to RP 71.60 at another median crossover.

202 SWAN RIVER - 5M E BIG FORK, SWAN RIVER - 5M E BIG FORK
STPBIP 209-1(9)4, STPBIP 209-1(9)4

Bridge replacement and approaches with a 205-ft welded plate girder on the Swan River - 5 Miles East of Big Fork project in Flathead and Lake Counties.
The project is located 5 miles east of Big Fork near Ferndale on Secondary 209 between RP 4.4 and RP 4.6.

207 TIMBER PILING PRESERVATION - JOC
STPB STWD(529)

This bridge rehab project, STPB STWD (529) CONSTRUCTION, involves the repair of deteriorated timber piles on 4 bridges in the Missoula District. The bridges are located on US 12 and Old Highway 10 in Missoula County.
The 4 locations are as follows:
RP 5.20 on Old Highway 10 - 3 miles West of Huson
RP 6.01 on US 12- 1 mile south of Lolo Hot Springs
RP 7.48 on US 12 - at Lolo Hot Springs
RP 7.78 on US 12 - ? mile N of Lolo Hot Springs

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/ 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
10/12

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 this property. The 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. (PLEASE COMPLETE THE PROPOSAL TO PURCHASE PROPERTY FORM, AVAILABLE IN TRIBAL CREDIT)
The Tribal Member with the accepted proposal for this 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, OCTOBER 27, 2017. Please submit all proposals to Susie Loughlin at the Tribal Credit Office in Pablo, MT.
All proposals submitted will be reviewed on MONDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2017 for acceptance or rejection of the proposal.
PROPERTY #1 (HOME ON A TRIBAL HOME SITE LEASE)
IMPROVEMENTS ON THIS LOT IS A FRAME CONSTRUCTION SINGLE HOME WITH 1 BEDROOM AND 1 BATH, LOCATED AT 306 2ND AVENUE EAST IN PABLO, MT. MUST BE ELIGIBLE FOR A TRIBAL HOME SITE LEASE.
10/26

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. 17-415-G
)
)
) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
A-L.W., )
Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

UNKNOWN – 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 Monday, November 6, 2017 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 for Guardianship of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born May 1, 2015.
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 4th day of September, 2017.

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

By: Malia Hamel
Deputy Clerk of Tribal Court
10/26

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. 17-415-G
)
)
) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
A-L.W., )
Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

JAN QUARING – biological mother 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 Monday, November 6,, 2017 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 for Guardianship of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born May 1, 2015.
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 4th day of September, 2017.

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

By: Malia Hamel
Deputy Clerk of Tribal Court
10/26

CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES
SHORELINE PROTECTION OFFICE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that On Thursday, November 9th, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Shoreline Protection Board will conduct a public hearing as a portion of their regular scheduled monthly meeting in the Natural Resources conference room located at the comer of 4th avenue and 1st street east in Polson, Mt to consider the following request:
Hans Lund, representing the MH Pablo LLC homeowners has applied for a C.S. & K.T Tribes Shoreline Protection permit to construct a new 12 Slip common use dock to provide boat access and mooring for their condominium owners.
The Shoreline Protection Office in accordance with 64-A Regulations Sec 4.13. B.4. Stated as follows, the applicant for a new marina or common use dock shall, in addition to all other requirements for a permit application, be responsible for producing at their expense an environmental analysis report. The environmental analysis shall comply with the requirements contained in the regulations addressing major variances found in chapter 8 of these regulations. The procedures pertaining to major variances shall be employed by the Shoreline Protection Board, including public notice and public hearing. Copies of the Environmental Assessment and plans will be available at the hearing, they can also be obtained prior to the meeting from the Shoreline Protection office located at 301 Main Street in Polson, Mt office hours are Monday thru Fridays 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The Shoreline Protection office encourages the public to attend this meeting and voice any opinion they have on the proposed Common use dock. Written comments should be directed to the Shoreline Protection Office 301 Main St Polson, Mt 59860 Tel: (406) 883-2888, ext.7222 or 7221.
11/20