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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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Tribal Trust property for sale – Great commercial/residential location! No neighbors! Surrounded by the bird reserve and across from the scenic turnout - 2.5 acres located 2.5 miles south of Ronan on the west side of Highway 93 – electricity, well, septic tank, and drain field - $65,000. (509)238-9102
5/18

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.
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Bull Sales

120 PRIVATE TREATY ANGUS BULLS. Fertility Tested and Ready to Work! Proven Calving Ease & Performance Genetics. STEVENSON’S DIAMOND DOT – Hobson, MT. Clint Stevenson: 406.366.9023
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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
FALL 2017 (estimated start Aug. 2017)
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

ECS ADMINISTRATION
* SPECIAL SERVICES COORDINATOR
* EDUCATION MANAGER (1 OR MORE)
* FAMILY ENGAGEMENT 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 or CSKT Personnel at 406-675-2700 ext. 1029 for more information.
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STAFF DENTIST
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must have a degree of dentistry from an accredited school of dentistry and possess a state license in dentistry and be subject to a background check in accordance with Public Law 101-630. Must have knowledge of dental disease. Knowledge of anesthetics and pharmaceuticals. Knowledge of acceptable dental treatments plans. Skill in fitting prosthetic work involving complex problems, e.g., lack of bone support, jaw irregularly formed substantial changes in oral formation. Applicant must have knowledge of all phases of routine and complex dental services. Applicant is eligible for full benefits. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, copy of academic transcript and copy of state licensure, completed supplemental questionnaire for background investigations, 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 CSKT must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) month probationary period. This position is am exempt contract position. Salary is negotiable. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. 1029. Tribal applications are also available on-line at cskt.org. This position will be opened until filled.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/18

SENIOR FIREFIGHTER
TYPE 2 INITIAL ATTACK (IA) CREW
DIVISION OF FIRE
4 Contract Positions

The successful applicant must possess a high school diploma (or equivalent). Preferred qualifications include Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1) and a Faller 2 (FAL2). Must possess a State of Montana State driver’s license at the time of hire and possess throughout employment. BIA requirement of employee adherence to all responsibilities under the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Motor Vehicle Operator Policy. Must continuously meet the requirements for an Interagency Qualifications Carding System (IQCS) rating FFT1 (Firefighter 1) and Faller B (FALB). Must meet the Federal Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical Qualification Standards for arduous duty wildland firefighting. Must attain and maintain the prerequisite physical stamina and strength needed to perform rigorous duties and must pass the Work Capacity Test at the arduous level annually. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Tribal Drug and Alcohol Policy and is subject to pre-hire and random drug testing requirements. 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 $14.06 to $16.33 per hour, including PTO and Holiday Pay. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/18

FIRE TECHNICIAN
TYPE 2 IA CREW/SQUAD BOSS
DIVISION OF FIRE
4 Contract positions
(Re-advertised due to amended qualifications)

The successful applicant must possess A High School diploma (or equivalent). Required Qualification-Firefighter Type 1 (FFT1). Preferred Qualification-Incident Commander Type 5 (ICT5). Preferred Qualification-Faller 2 (FAL2). Must possess a State of Montana State driver’s license at the time of hire and possess throughout employment. BIA requirement of employee adherence to all responsibilities under the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Motor Vehicle Operator Policy. Must meet the Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical Standards for arduous duty wildland firefighting. Must attain and maintain the prerequisite physical stamina and strength needed to perform rigorous duties and must pass the Work Capacity Test at the arduous level annually. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Tribal Drug and Alcohol Policy and is subject to pre-hire and random drug testing requirements. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and copy of academic transcript/training certificate, proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) months probationary period. Salary is $15.44 - $17.97 per hour, including PTO and Holiday Pay. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/18

CUSTODIAN – MAINTENANCE DEPT
1 or more positions
(Re-advertised due to amended qualifications)

The successful applicant must possess one to two years of experience in commercial cleaning. One to two years of experience in cleaning chemicals and their proper uses. One to two years of experience in the operation of specialized cleaning equipment and possess a valid Montana driver’s license. 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, proof of a valid Montana driver’s license to the Tribal Personnel Department or call 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or cskt.org website for an application. Closing date will be Thursday, May 25, 2017. 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 will be required to serve a six month probationary period.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/18

COMPLIANCE OFFICER
TRIBAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess Bachelor degree in Nursing or other healthcare related field, with 5 years in healthcare administration. Other bachelor degrees may be considered with appropriate experience in healthcare administration, risk management or technical writing. 10 years of prior work experience at an executive level and responsibility for technical compliance and risk management may substitute for degree requirement, under special circumstances. Must pass a background and suitability check according to Public Law 101-630; the Indian Child Protection and Family Violence Prevention Act. Must possess a valid driver's license. All applicants must submit a Tribal application, a copy of academic transcript and a copy of current driver’s license. This position 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. Salary range $16.98 to $19.74 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Closing date will be May 25, 2017 @ 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS AN INDIAN PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/18

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT/PERSONNEL MANAGER
ECS-St. Ignatius
Monday – Friday (8:00 – 4:30)

The successful applicant must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree in Human Resources or related field OR five (5) years’ experience working in Human Resources or equivalent field. Four (4) years’ experience in basic office procedures including ability to operate office equipment normally associated with this position; ability to use Word, Excel, and Windows software programs. At least two (2) years’ experience in business administration. (Incumbent must become familiar with the Tribal Accounting System during the probationary period.) Three (3) years supervisory experience of a small to median size work group. Health Requirements: 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 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 every 2 years 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. May be employed under a contract. Salary range $20.50 to $23.85 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit to the Tribal Personnel office a Completed Tribal employment application (resumes are not accepted). Competed supplemental questionnaire for background investigations. Certified copies of relevant academic transcripts and training certificates. Must provide a copy of a valid driver’s license. Proof of enrollment from a federally recognized Tribe. If claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214. Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Closing date Thursday, May 25, 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
5/18

ASSISTANT CREW FOREMAN
TYPE 2 INITIAL ATTACK (IA) CREW
CONTRACT POSITION
DIVISION OF FIRE
(Re-advertised due to amended qualifications)

The successful applicant must possess A high school diploma (or equivalent). Preferred Qualification-Engine Boss (ENGB). Required Qualification-Crew Boss (CRWB). Preferred Qualification-Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4). Preferred Qualification-Faller 2 (FAL2). A valid State of Montana driver’s license is required for vehicle operation. Driving duties conducted with a valid State of Montana Driver’s License require Department of Interior / Bureau of Indian Affairs “Safe Driver Approval” and employee adherence to all responsibilities under the Bureau of Indian Affairs Motor Vehicle Operator Policy. Must continuously meet the requirements for an Interagency Qualifications Carding System (IQCS), CRWB (Crew Boss). Must meet the Federal Interagency Wildland Firefighter Medical Qualification Standards for arduous duty wildland firefighting. Must attain and maintain the prerequisite physical stamina and strength needed to perform rigorous duties and must pass the Work Capacity Test at the arduous level annually. This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) under the Tribal Drug and Alcohol Policy and is subject to pre-hire and random drug testing requirements. 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 $18.70 to $21.74 per hour, plus benefits. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, May 25th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/18

COOK – KHJC
The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or GED. Must have three (3) years of experience in institutional cooking OR five (5) years cooking experience OR be a graduate of a two (2) year vocational/technical program with one (1) year cooking experience. Must be experienced in preparation of breakfast, lunch, and supper meals, in addition, incumbent must be knowledgeable in preparing special meals, baking, salads, soups, sauces, and desserts. Employee is required to pass a background investigation per PL 101-630. Must be able to work weekends and unusual hours. Must hold or be able to obtain a food handler’s card. Must be able to pass physical stating that applicant is free of any communicable disease. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates than CSKT to the Tribal Personnel Department, 406.675.2700 ext. 1029 or visit the cskt.org website for the application. Salary range $11.68 to $13.55 per hour, plus benefits – May be employed under a contract. Position is open until filled This is a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test.
CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/25

DETENTION OFFICER – LAW & ORDER
1 OR MORE POSITIONS

The successful applicant must possess a High School Diploma or a GED. Must be 21 years of age. No felony convictions ever. No misdemeanor convictions in the past year except minor traffic. Must possess a valid Montana driver’s license. Must meet minimum department medical standards. Must never have had a misdemeanor conviction involving child abuse, a sex offense, and assault with a weapon or violent crime against a person or domestic abuse. Must not have any record of habitual use of alcohol within the past five years. Must not have any record or history of drug abuse within the past five years. Must not be the subject of a current investigation involving criminal activities including indictments. Must not have three or more moving traffic violations within the past two years. Must not have a driving under the influence of drug and/or alcohol or reckless driving convictions within the past three years. Must not have been dismissed or resigned from Law Enforcement work due to threat of disciplinary action that could result in termination of employment during the past three years. Salary range $14.06 to $16.33 per hour, plus benefits. All applicants are required to submit a Tribal application, copies of relevant transcripts and/or certificates and 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, June 1, 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
5/25

AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES (AIS) COORDINATOR
NATURAL RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

The successful applicant must possess an undergraduate degree in an Aquatic Natural Resource Management or a natural resource management field, or other related field in aquatics with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a related field including experience in planning and program development; administration of large complex programs, and planning and managing public involvement processes. Certification as an AIS Watercraft and Decontamination Inspector/Trainer Level III or ability to attain within six months of hire. The employee must possess a Montana State Driver’s License and be insurable under the Tribal policy. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and copy of academic transcript/training certificate, proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. This is not a Testing Designated Position (TDP) within the definition of the CSKT Drug Testing policy. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and serve a mandatory six (6) months probationary period. Salary is $20.50 to $23.85 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, June 1st, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
5/25

TRIBAL PRESEVATION DEPARTMENT HEAD
PRESERVATION

The successful applicant is required to possess a Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have ten (10) years in a management related capacity with the least five (5) years of increasing responsibility in a field appropriate to the position. CSKT management is preferred. All applicants must submit a Tribal application and copy of academic transcript/training certificate, proof of enrollment in a federally recognized Tribe if other than CSKT and if claiming veteran’s preference, a copy of DD214 must be submitted. The successful applicant, if not already employed by the Tribes must pass a pre-hire drug test and be required to serve a mandatory one (1) year probationary period. Salary is $38.59 to $44.99. To apply, contact Personnel at (406) 675-2700 Ext. #1029. Tribal applications are also available online at cskt.org. Closing date will be Thursday, June 8th, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

CSKT IS A TRIBAL MEMBER PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
6/1

SMART SALES AND LEASE (est 2001) seeks full time Customer Service Manager. Work online from home. ($12/$20hr). Management experience a plus. Some evenings/weekends. Resume, questions: careers@smartsalesandlease.com.
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Montana FWP is hiring seasonal employees for AIS decontamination stations at Tiber Reservoir. Competitive pay/benefits. 13 positions, $13.02/hr. Must be 18, valid driver’s license, excellent people skills, team player. Email resume to Zach or Jorri, zcrete@mt.gov or jorri.dyer@mt.gov.
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Legal Ads

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

)
SALISH AND KOOTENAI ) Cause No.
HOUSING AUTHORITY, )
Plaintiff, )
) SMALL CLAIMS
vs. ) SUMMONS BY
) PUBLICATION
Boe Miller )
Defendant. )

TO THE DEFENDANT NAMED ABOVE:
You are hereby directed to appear and answer the above captioned Small Claims Complaint against you at the courtroom of the Tribal Court in the Tribal Complex at Pablo, Montana, on the 6th day of June, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, and to have with you all books, papers, and other evidence, as well as witnesses, you may need in presenting your defense and/or in proving your counterclaim. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR AT THE APPOINTED TIME, A DEFAULT JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE ENTIRE AMOUNT DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT AND FOR THE COSTS OF BRINGING SUIT.
You are hereby further notified that, within 5 working days of receiving this Summons By Publication, you may request that this case be removed from the Small Claims Division and transferred to the civil trial court in Tribal Court to be formally heard under the law and procedure provided under Tribal law. You should immediately come to Tribal Court to read the Complaint and the Small Claims Instructions and Forms packet. You may also seek legal advice in deciding how to proceed.
DATED this 2nd day of May, 2017.

Chelsi Camel
CLERK OF TRIBAL COURT
5/25

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

)
SALISH AND KOOTENAI ) Cause No.
HOUSING AUTHORITY, )
Plaintiff, )
) SMALL CLAIMS
vs. ) SUMMONS BY
) PUBLICATION
Jacinda Fairbanks, )
Defendant. )

TO THE DEFENDANT NAMED ABOVE:
You are hereby directed to appear and answer the above captioned Small Claims Complaint against you at the courtroom of the Tribal Court in the Tribal Complex at Pablo, Montana, on the 6th day of June, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, and to have with you all books, papers, and other evidence, as well as witnesses, you may need in presenting your defense and/or in proving your counterclaim. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR AT THE APPOINTED TIME, A DEFAULT JUDGMENT MAY BE ENTERED AGAINST YOU FOR THE ENTIRE AMOUNT DEMANDED IN THE COMPLAINT AND FOR THE COSTS OF BRINGING SUIT.
You are hereby further notified that, within 5 working days of receiving this Summons By Publication, you may request that this case be removed from the Small Claims Division and transferred to the civil trial court in Tribal Court to be formally heard under the law and procedure provided under Tribal law. You should immediately come to Tribal Court to read the Complaint and the Small Claims Instructions and Forms packet. You may also seek legal advice in deciding how to proceed.
DATED this 2nd day of May, 2017.

Chelsi Camel
CLERK OF TRIBAL COURT
5/25

NOTICE TO CREDITORS
Probate Cause #17-138-P

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

IN RE THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF: AMY HAWKINS-DEPOE

Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Desiree Fox, 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 9th day of May, 2017.

Address: Personal Representative
Desiree Fox
34251 Dumontier Road
Arlee, MT 59821
5/25

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR GRAPHIC ARTIST/ILLUSTRATOR
The Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes, Early Childhood Services (ECS) is soliciting proposals from graphic artists/illustrators with substantial knowledge of CSKT and early childhood curriculum. If interested request a full packet detailing service and /work requirements.
Interested parties should submit written proposals to Early Childhood Services, located in St Ignatius so they are received, in person or by mail, on or before 4:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time, Friday, May 26, 2017. The proposals are to be delivered in a sealed envelope and marked Graphic /Illustrator Curriculum Proposal.
Please note mail delivery first passes through the CS&KT Tribal mailroom and then delivered to the ECS. Mailed bids, therefore, may not be received by the ECS office before the closing time and date. Mailed proposals received by the ECS after the closing date and time specified will be considered unresponsive and will not be considered for selection. It is the individual’s responsibility to ensure the proposal has been received by ECS before the closing time and date.
Contact Information;
35401 Mission Drive
St. Ignatius, MT 59865
or
PO Box 278
Pablo, Montana 59855
Rhonda Whiting,
Phone: (406)745-4509, (406)546-7907
Fax: (406)745-4510
5/25

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL - AUTISM SPECIALIST
The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes (CSKT)
Early Childhood Services

The CSKT Early Childhood Services Department is requesting bids for services regarding children who are on the autism spectrum for the period of October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2019.
Scope of work: CSKT Early Childhood Services has an enrollment of about 267+ children ranging from 0 to 5 years of age. Children are screened at least 2 times per school year. Head Start/ Early Head Start locations are on the Flathead Reservation - 1 center in Polson, 1 center in Turtle Lake, 2 centers in Pablo, 3 centers in Ronan, 3 centers in Mission, 1 center in Arlee,1 center in Hot Springs and the potential of home-based services for children 0-5 not enrolled in the program.
The Autism Specialist will be coordinating with the ECS Special Services Coordinator on referrals for children to receive services. An evaluation will be done by a designated team and recommended services will be discussed with the Special Services Coordinator. Once services are started the Autism Specialist will need to keep case notes on the children they provide services to and keep the Special Services Coordinator updated weekly. In some cases consultation may be requested by parents and/or Early Childhood Services staff on an as needed basis. It is required that the Autism Specialist be familiar with various types of autism interventions, including but not limited to social-emotional interventions and challenging behaviors. The Autism Specialist will also train ECS staff on working with children on the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) spectrum. It is the Autism Specialist's responsibility to provide own training (CEUs) and licensing requirements. ECS will pay mileage from the ECS administrative building to various sites at the federal mileage rate. Specific assessment materials will be provided by ECS. Depending on case load, the autism specialist may employ and supervise additional staff who meet the requirements of ECS, an autism specialist aide or other certified staff. Additional funding and information will be provided to ECS prior to hiring additional staff.
The Autism Specialist services will be needed for variable hours.
Early Childhood Services operates from 8 am - 4:30 pm - Monday- Friday. Children are in the centers Monday - Friday, times varying depending on centers.
Proposal requirements: Proposals must include
1.) Professional license or certification in the area of autism intervention services. Documented specialized knowledge. Relevant work experience must be shown in a resume or curriculum vitae, including outline of qualifications and appropriate credentials (copies of professional license, specialized training, etc.), and professional references.
2.) Ability to commit 10-30 hrs per week to the provision of this service.
3.) Proof of liability insurance or proof that the individual is an independent contractor.
4.) Proof of Workman's Comp or exemption certificate.
5.) Description of recent experience in doing this type of work.
6.) Detailed description of cost required to provide this service. Responses should be clear in terms of incidental costs, as well as hourly rates, travel expenses, etc. All proposals are negotiable between Early Childhood Services and the contractor.
Proposals must be received by 4:30 on Thursday June 8th, 2017. Mailing address: Early Childhood Services- 35401 Mission Drive, PO Box 1510- St. Ignatius, MT 59865, ATTN: JODY JONES- SEALED BID-Autism Specialist.
The proposals will be reviewed with a decision made in the 5 to 10 working days after bid closing.
This is an Indian Preference Proposal. We reserve the right to refuse any or all bids. For more information call Jeanne Christopher at 406-745-4509 ext. 5513 or Jody Jones at ext.5520.
Indian Preference Certification
This is an Indian preference bid and Tribal contractors who wish to receive Indian preference must obtain a certification by the Indian preference office as a legitimate Indian-owned business prior to submission of the bids. This certification must be included with your RFP response.
The selection of the successful contractor and award of this project will be per the provisions of the CSKT Indian Preference Ordinance 101A. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder/respondent to obtain and provide proof of Indian Preference certification from the Indian Preference Office.
All proposals will become the property of the CSKT Early Childhood Services. The Tribes reserve the right to accept and reject and negotiate any element of any proposals received.
5/25

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

TRIBAL CREDIT PROGRAM )
OF THE CONFEDERATED ) Cause No. 17-167-CV
SALISH AND KOOTENAI )
TRIBES OF THE FLATHEAD )
RESERVATION, )
Plaintiff, )
) SUMMONS BY
VS. ) PUBLICATION
)
XAVIER MCADAMS, )
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
CSKT 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 3rd day of May, 2017.

Cara Croft
Clerk of Tribal Court

By: Chelsi Camel
Deputy Clerk of Court
6/1

SEALED BID ON FORECLOSURE SALE
CAUSE #16-544-CV
(CSKT TRIBAL MEMBERS ONLY)

The Tribal Court of the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes offers the following real property which includes improvements of a 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, Montana. All bids must be in writing, bids must be sealed and submitted to (ATTN: CHIEF OF TRIBAL POLICE, SEALED BID ON CAUSE #16-544-CV) on or before 5:30 p.m. of June 8, 2017. Minimum bid accepted $80,000.00. Tribal Credit’s acceptance of the bid/offer will be contingent upon the purchaser(s) notifying Tribal Credit within ten days in writing of the financial arrangement for payment of the negotiated sale price. The purchaser will be allowed sixty (60) days to make payment in full, or the negotiated purchase price will be considered null or void. The property and improvements will be purchased in an, “as is” condition. The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes will not be responsible for any defaults or repairs that may be associated with the property aforementioned. Contact Tribal Credit for more information at 406-275-2727, extension 1092 or extension 1094.
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