Bob Kilian, the Southern Ute Tribe’s Brownfields Coordinator, has retired after servicing the tribe for seven-and-a-half years. A special farewell party was held for Kilian on Friday, Oct. 23 and gathered all of his colleagues as well as Chairman Clement J. Frost, who wished him a fulfilling future by blessing him with a Pendleton blanket. Kilian has made a significant contribution to the tribe by completing numerous Brownfield assessment and abatement projects including, Ute Park, Cabazon Ranch, the old Casino, the Annex Building, waste dump cleanups, and numerous asbestos assessments at tribal homes. Kilian stated that after retirement, he will spend more time with his horses as well as travel around, including the National Rodeo in Las Vegas. Pictured: Bob Kilian poses with Chairman Clement J. Frost.