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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

2004 Modular Home on Foundation. 3 bdrms, 2 baths, 1620 sq. ft. 2 private wells, 2 septics, power set up for another home, 3 sheds, 4.53 acres. In trust land. Asking $211,000. (406) 493-2838.
7/28

TRIBAL TRUST PROPERTY FOR SALE
Serious inquiries only. Property located on 35011 Little Marten Road, Ronan, MT: An older home built with a full view of the mountains and a running stream on the south-side of property. The home includes living, dining, kitchen, utility, den, recreation, 5 bedrooms, and 2 1/2 bath(s). The entry is split level where the upper floor contains 1,726 sq. ft. with a full basement for a total of 3,452 sq ft. Utilities include electric, oil 1, and two fireplaces, one on each floor. The home has its own well and septic, gravel driveway, two car garage. Bathroom and kitchen updated with upkeep to interior walls and flooring. Appraisal Price $279,000.00. Call 406-552-9194.
9/29

HOME FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Personal property includes improvements of a frame construction single family home with two bedrooms and one bath on a tribal homesite located at 69304 Plant Lane, Arlee, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $40,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727.
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HOME FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Personal property includes a frame construction single home with 1-bedroom and one bath (480 sq. ft.) on a tribal homesite located at 306 2nd Avenue East, Pablo, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $50,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, ext. 1092 or extension 1094.
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HOME FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Personal property which includes improvements of a 2-story frame construction single family residence with 2-bedrooms, 1-bath, with 2,365 sq. ft., located at 62238 Foothills Road, St. Ignatius, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $140,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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HOME FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Improvements which include a 1998, ranch style split level home with 3-bedrooms and 1-bath, with porch, deck and chain link fence. With a detached 2-car garage located at 43582 Pearson Road, Ronan, MT on 1.92 acres. ASKING PRICE: $70,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY, FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT TRIBAL CREDIT AT 406-275-2727, EXTENSION 1092.
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HOME FOR SALE (TRIBAL HOMESITE LEASE). Personal property which includes improvements of a 2-story frame construction single family residence with 2-bedrooms, 1-bath, with 2,365 sq. ft., located at 62238 Foothills Road, St. Ignatius, Montana. ASKING PRICE: $95,000.00. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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NW Montana Real Estate. Several large acreage parcels. Company owned. Bordered by National Forest. Timber. Water. Tungstenholdings.com. (406)293-3714.
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3.52Ac $259/month Boulder, MT- 2.12Ac $391/month Absaraokee, MT- 21.3 Ac $203/month Red Lodge, MT-
More properties online Justin Joyner, Steel Horse RE www.ownerfinancemt.com 406-539-1420.
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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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Loans / Contracts

EQUITY LOANS ON NON-OWNER OCCUPIED MONTANA REAL ESTATE. We also buy Notes & Mortgages. Call Creative Finance & Investments @ 406-721-1444 or visit www.creative-finance.com
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For Sale

Authentic Timber Framed Barns. Residential-Commercial-Storefronts. Design-Build since 1990. Authentic Handcrafted, Pegged Frames Installed, Starting at $18/SF. Traditional Turnkey Barns From $40/SF. Built to Last for Generations. 406-581-3014 or email brett@bitterrootgroup.com www.bitterroottimberframes.com
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MOBILITY VAN: 2016 Chrysler Touring. Backup Camera. Altra Flooring. Foldout Ramp. Power (rear) Hatch. Leather seats. $49,250. Full inventory at: gandjenterprises.com. (406) 248-5767
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Employment

S&K Technologies (SKT), Inc. and subsidiaries S&K Aerospace, S&K Global Solutions, and S&K Logistics Services are always seeking to hire qualified individuals for positions advertised on our websites. Visit www.sktcorp.com, select applicable company and go to “Careers and View Career Opportunities” for all job listings. SKT, Inc. and subsidiaries are all AA/EEO/American Indian Hiring Preference employers.
12/29

CSKT EARLY CHILDHOOD SERVICES
POSITIONS AVAILABLE
OPEN UNTIL FILLED

CSKT Early Childhood Services is seeking the following positions (Positions are located in Polson, Pablo, Ronan, St. Ignatius, and Arlee areas)

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

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

LANGUAGE NEST (0-3 YEAR OLDS-ST.IGNATIUS)
* Teacher/Supervisor
* Teachers (1 or more)
* Curriculum Developer
* Program Coordinator

Interested applicants can get a copy of the full position description at the Tribal Personnel Office or at the Early Childhood Services Admin Office in St.Ignatius (Neil Charlo Building).
Interested applicants will need to complete an application for employment with the Tribal Personnel Office and attach all required documents with the application.
Please contact CSKT Early Childhood Services at 406-745-4509 ext. 5506 or CSKT Personnel at 406-675-2700 ext. 1040 for more information.
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CREDIT COMMITTEE MEMBER
ONE (1) VACANCY
RE-ADVERTISED

Tribal Credit Office, Pablo, MT – Three (3) year term. The Tribal Credit Committee meets once per week. Must be an enrolled Tribal member, at least 30 years old. Must have a reputation for industry, dependability, and integrity. Must have at least 3 years of responsible, successful experience in the farm, ranch, business, or administrative field. No person shall be appointed who cannot sustain a successful internal and external credit examination, nor whose personal financial interests will be advanced by the authority to influence loans. $ 75.00 per first two (2) hours of convened meeting - $ 6.25 per hour additional 15 minutes increments. 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 may serve on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply, submit a letter of interest (letter of interest must include what the applicant feels they can contribute to the committee) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience. Applicants must also submit three(3) credit letters to Evelyn Charlo, Personnel/C&G Technician, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 7/28/16.
7/21

FACILITIES MANAGER
KWATAQNUK RESORT AND CASINO

Re-Advertised due to a lack of qualified applicants
S&K Gaming, LLC is seeking applications for the Facilities Manager - Applicants must possess a High School Diploma or GED. Bachelor’s degree in Building Maintenance/Construction related discipline required and/or eight (8) years of relevant work experience with five (5) years at a managerial level may be substituted for education. Must possess a valid State of Montana Driver’s License and be insurable under the company’s insurance. Applicants must have experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and CAD. Salary will be $32K to $52K DOE – applicants will be eligible for benefits after ninety days. Please submit an application to the Human Resource Office or visit the kwataqnuk.com website for an application. To request a full position description contact 406.883.3636, ext. 472. Closing date: Friday, July 29, 2016 @ 5:00 p.m. Applicants are required to take a pre-hire drug test and will be subject to random drug testing. S&K Gaming, LLC is a Native American Hiring Preference Employer.
7/21

RECEPTIONIST – FILE CLERK/
TRIBAL CREDIT DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess High School Diploma or GED and possess six (6) months of work experience in receptionist duties. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a copy of academic transcript, proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if you are claiming veteran’s preference a copy of the 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 $9.71 to $11.24 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, July 28, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/21

SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ONE (1) VACANCY

Salish Kootenai College is seeking letters of interest with resumes included for one vacancy, on the Board of Directors. The letters of interest and resumes must be submitted to the Tribal Personnel Department. The Board consists of seven (7) members appointed by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council. Each member must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe and be at least 18 years of age. The Board meets the second Wednesday monthly. The Board members set policy for the general operation of the college, advocate within the community, and occasionally travel to regional and national meetings. Tribal Council policy adopted in March 2007 states: “An employee of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes who is applying for a board or committee vacancy is required to submit along with the Letter of Interest, a letter signed by the immediate supervisor and the Department Head authorizing the employee to apply for and serve on the board or committee. Any Tribal employee serving on a board or committee that is not directly related to the position the person holds in the Tribal organization, is required to use leave or leave-without-pay to attend all meetings, participate in any activity associated with the board or committee, or for any travel related to the board or committee. Tribal employees may serve on no more than one (1) board at any time.” To apply, submit a letter of interest (letter of interest must include what the applicant feels they can contribute to the board) and resume that includes educational background, employment history and business experience to Evelyn Charlo, Personnel/C&G Technician, PO Box 278, Pablo MT 59855, (406) 675-2700, ext. 1029. Closes 7/28/16.
7/21

PROJECT LAUNCH CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTANT
TRIBAL SOCIAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) AND be working toward completing, within 3 years, the 3000 supervised clinical hours, required to test for LCSW Licensure. Must not have resigned to avoid disciplinary actions or have been dismissed from employment within the past three (3) years, must have no previous involvement with any child protective services or adult social service protection agencies as an offender and no alcohol or drug abuse charges or domestic violence charges within the past five (5) years mandatory and must not have had a conviction of driving under the influence of substances or a per se within the last (3) years. This position is subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630 and 101-647. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript, 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) months probationary period. Salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be August 4, 2016 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
7/28

COUNT ROOM ATTENDANT
KWATAQNUK RESORT

S& K Gaming, LLC is seeking applications for the Count/Drop Attendant. This person will be responsible for emptying, counting and recording the contents of bill acceptor canisters and table game drop boxes that are delivered to the count room. Hours vary – start time will be 4:30 to 5:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the 1st of each month. Full-time position - $10.00 per hour and will be eligible for benefits after ninety days. Must be able to pass a background check, obtain a Gaming License, possess a driver’s license and be insurable under the insurance policy. Please submit application to the Human Resource Office or call @ 883-3636, ext. 447 for an application. Closing date is Friday, July 29, 2016 @ 5:00 p.m. Applicants are required to take a pre-hire drug test and be placed on a random testing list. S&K Gaming, LLC is a Native American Hiring Preference Employer. All applicants are encouraged to apply.
7/28

COUNT ROOM SUPERVISOR
KWATAQNUK RESORT

S& K Gaming, LLC is seeking applications for the Count/Drop Supervisor position. The applicant must possess a High School Diploma or General Education Degree. One to two years of work experience in a Drop/Count position or a position that required supervision of staff and management or allocation of limited resources is required. Will be required to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and as a condition of employment will be subject to random drug testing. Ability to work flexible hours/shifts including evenings, weekends. Hours vary – start time will be 4:30 a.m. or 5:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and the 1st of each month. Full-time position - $12.00 per hour and will be eligible for benefits after ninety days. Must be able to pass a background check, obtain a Gaming License, possess a driver’s license and be insurable under the insurance policy. Please submit application to the Human Resource Office or call @ 883-3636, ext. 447 for an application. Closing date is Friday, July 29, 2016 @ 5:00 p.m. Applicants are required to take a pre-hire drug test and be placed on a random testing list. S&K Gaming, LLC is a Native American Hiring Preference Employer. All applicants are encouraged to apply.
7/28

FARMERS UNION OIL of Kenmare, ND seeking a qualified CEO / General Manager. This is an energy, agronomy, machinery, and C Stores with sales of $65 million with branch locations. A strong background in finance, communication, and personnel management desired. Ag Business degree and/or ag business management experience preferred Send, email, or fax (888-653-5527) resume: Larry Fuller, 5213 Shoal Drive, Bismarck ND 58503. larry.fuller@chsinc.com. Job Link: http://tinyurl.com/hrosu5g
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Quality Transportation is hiring CDL-A Drivers. Locations in NV and CA. MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE. Call 775-635-2443 or www.qtinv.net for application.
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Legal Notices

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The CSKT DHRD Child Care Block Grant (CCBG)/TANF program is requesting bids for Childcare/Parent training for the period of October l, 2016-June 30, 2017.
Scope of work: CSKT DHRD CCBG/TANF provides free training to Child care providers and parents to improve quality of care for our children in care. Classes will be offered at 2-3 times per month (with a minimum of 2 classes per month, total not to exceed 20 sessions) for the months of October-June. Each class will be registered with the Montana Early Childhood Project, so that participants can receive training hours for classes completed. Certificates will be available for handout at the end of each session. CSKT DHRD provides the location (majority in Pablo. Other locations will be within the reservation boundaries) and snacks for participants. Classes will be offered in the evenings from 6-8 pm.
Proposal requirements: Class topics will be decided by DHRD upon award of contract. Topics will include, but are not limited to the following, How to talk with parents about taboo subjects (such as disabilities, poor parenting choices) without upsetting them; Small business classes (including employee/employer rights and obligations, professionalism), Stress management for providers, How to identify and understand each child’s needs, Providing nutritional needs to children on a daily basis, Effects of drugs within families, How to teach children with various disabilities, How to provide effective discipline, New and fun preschool activities and ideas, Career and Educational opportunities for providers, How to refocus children that are having behavioral issues.
Proposals must include the following: Proof of Workman’s compensation coverage for presenters or independent contract exemption, Copy of Valid proof of liability coverage (letter from insurance company is sufficient), Resumes and credentials for each presenter, and must be registered practitioners/trainers with the Montana Early Childhood Project.
Proposals must be received by 5:30 August 4, 201 6. Mailing address CSKT DHRD, P.O. Box 278, Pablo MT, ATTN: KELLY WHITWORTH-SEALED BID-PARENTING.
Proposals will be opened and reviewed on August 8, 2016. A decision will be made by August 8, 2016.
This is an Indian Preference Bid:
1. Tribal contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of bids. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your bid in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Be advised that evidence of your membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. You must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim preference. The selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Indian Preference Ordinance IOIA.
2. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
We reserve the right to refuse any or all bids. For more information call Arlene Templer at 406-675- 2700 ext. 1038 or Kelly Whitworth at 675-2700 ext. 1282.
7/21

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNFICANT IMPACT AND NOTICE OF INTENT TO REQUEST RELEASE OF FUNDS

Date of Notice: July 11, 2016

Name of Responsible Entity: Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes
P.O. Box 278
Pablo, MT 59855
(406) 675-2700

These notices shall satisfy two separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority.

REQUEST FOR RELEASE OF FUNDS

On or about August 8, 2016 the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes will authorize the Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority to submit a request to the HUD/NPONAP for the release of Indian Community Development Block Grant funds under 14.862 of the Indian Community Development Block Grant FY-2015, to undertake a project known as Public Facilities and Improvements for the purpose of drilling a new well for the Dixon Agency and connect it to 39 home site. The total project cost is $460,000. The new well will be drilled to the southeast of Dixon Agency.

FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes has determined that the project will have no significant impact on the human environment. Therefore, an Environmental Impact Statement under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) is not required. Additional project information is contained in the Environmental Review Record (ERR) on file at Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority located at 56243 Hwy 93 N Pablo, MT 59855 and may be examined or copied weekday (Monday – Thursday) 7:00 A.M to 5:30P.M.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Any individual, group, or agency may submit written comments on the ERR to the Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority. All comments received by August 4, 2016 will be considered by the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes prior to authorizing submission of a request for release of funds. Comments should specify which Notice they are addressing.

ENVIRONMENTAL CERTIFICATION

The Confederates Salish & Kootenai Tribes certifies to HUD/NPONAP that Vernon S. Finley in his capacity as CS&KT Tribal Chairman consents to accept the jurisdiction of the Federal Courts if an action is brought to enforce responsibilities in relation to the environmental review process and that these responsibilities have been satisfied. HUD/NPONAP approval of the certification satisfies its responsibilities under NEPA and related laws and authorities and allows the Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority to use Program funds.

OBJECTIONS TO RELEASE OF FUNDS

HUD/NPONAP will accept objections to its release of fund and the Confederated Salish & Kootenai certification for a period of fifteen days following the anticipated submission date or its actual receipt of the request (whichever is later) only if they are on one of the following bases: (a) the certification was not executed by the Certifying Officer of the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes; (b) the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes has omitted a step or failed to make a decision or finding required by HUD regulations at 24 CFR part 58; (c) the grant recipient or other participants in the development process have committed funds, incurred costs or undertaken activities not authorized by 24 CFR Part 58 before approval of a release of funds by HUD/NPONAP; or (d) another Federal agency acting pursuant to 40 CFR Part 1504 has submitted a written finding that the project is unsatisfactory from the standpoint of environmental quality. Objections must be prepared and submitted in accordance with the required procedures (24 CFR Part 58, Sec. 58.76) and shall be addressed to NPONAP Administrator at U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Northern Plains Office of Native American Program, Region VIII Denver, 1670 Broadway Street Denver, CO 80202-4801. Potential objectors should contact HUD/NPONAP to verify the actual last day of the objection period.

Vernon S. Finley
CS&K Tribal Chairman
7/21

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 August 11, 2016. All bids being publicly opened, reviewed for correctness, and then publicly read in the Department's auditorium.
104 IDAHO LINE-EAST
STPP 6-1(145)0

Overlay, seal & cover, signing, bridge deck crack seal, deck repair and guardrail on the Idaho Line-East project in Sanders County. The project is located on State Highway 200 (P-6) beginning at the Idaho-Montana border (RP 0.0) and continues east 14.7 miles ending near the town of Noxon (RP 14.7). The bridge deck crack seal is on the Bull River Bridge (RP 10.9) and the bridge deck repair and rail revision is over the MRL Railroad (RP 12.8).
108 SF149 E OF BIGFORK SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS
HSIP-G STWD(407)

Delineation on the SF149 E of Bigfork Safety Improvements project located in Flathead and Lake Counties. The project is located at 2 Sites: Site #1 is located on State Secondary Route 209 between RP 0.00 and RP 4.85. The Flathead/Lake County Line is the centerline of the highway from RP 2.8 to RP 4.9. Site #2 is located on State Primary Route 83/MT 83 between RP 83.4 and 84.2.
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
7/28

RESOLUTION TO DISPOSE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY

As provided in 20-6-604, MCA, the Trustees of Arlee Joint School District #8 hereby resolve to sell excess property, namely two Bluebird Buses purchased in 2001 and 1992 as they are no longer utilized by the District.
The trustees of Arlee Joint School District #8 further resolve that notices of this resolution shall be published in the local papers, The CharKoosta, The Lake County Leader and the Missoulian the weeks of July 17th and July 24th, 2016.
This resolution shall become effective 14 days after publication of the second notice identified in the above paragraph, unless appealed to the district court by a taxpayer in compliance with and provided in 20-6-604, MCA.
Adopted by the Board of Trustees of Arlee Joint School District #8, this 12th day of July, 2016.

Kris Gardner, Chair of the Board
Lonnie Morin, Clerk
7/28

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Probate Cause #15-515-P

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

IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: EARL KENNETH LEFTHAND

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Gerald Lefthand, 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 13th day of July, 2016.

Address: Personal Representative
Gerald Lefthand
P.O. Box 134
White Swan, WA 98952
7/28

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
CIVIL ENGINEERING CONSULTING SERVICES

The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribe’s Safety of Dams (SOD)/Roads Programs invites interested firms or consultants to submit a Statement of Qualifications in response to the Request for Qualifications – Civil Engineering Consulting Services. The Safety of Dams and Roads Program have multiple projects on the Flathead Reservation which require layout and design of roads, bridges, pedestrian facilities, and utilities. The scope of work will be determined on a project specific basis.
The Request for Qualifications may be obtained from: Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes, Safety of Dams and Roads Program, Attn: Gabriel Johnson, P.O. Box 278, Pablo, MT 59855, Phone 406-676-2600. The Request for Qualifications may also be viewed and downloaded at the following website: http://nrd.csktribes.org/water-management/sod
Statement of Qualification must be submitted on the supplied forms, with any supporting documentation, and must be received at the email address listed in the Request for Qualification no later than 2:00 PM (local time) on August 2, 2016.
This Project will be conducted in accordance with the provisions of CSKT’s Indian Preference Ordinance 101A and Regulations. The selection of the successful firm and award of this project will be per the provisions of Ordinance 101A and Regulations. Tribal Contractors who wish to receive Indian Preference must obtain certification by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes Indian Preference Office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to the submission of their Statement of Qualification. Proof of Indian Preference Certification must be included with your Statement of Qualification in the form of a copy of the Certificate issued by the Indian Preference Office. Be advised that evidence of your membership or affiliation with a Tribe does not constitute Indian Preference Certification. Contractors must be certified by the Indian Preference Office in order to claim Indian preference. It is the sole responsibility of the submitter to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
7/28

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. 14-371-CP
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J.M.-S., ) SUMMONS OF PUBLICATION
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Child in Need of Care. )

THE CONFEDERATED SALISH AND KOOTENAI TRIBES SEND GREETING TO:

RUSSELL SORRELL – 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 to Suspend Birth Parents Parental Rights, scheduled to take place on August 1, 2016 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 Parental Rights of the above-named child, named in the Petition, born April 19, 2005.
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 30th day of June, 2016.

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

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of the Tribal Court
7/28