**ADDENDUM #4 DATED 12/9/13 IS TO REVISE BID CLOSING DATE FROM 12/11/13 TO 12/13/13 AT 3:00PM CST. ADDENDUM IS ALSO TO ADDRESS ARCHITECT AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGER REVISIONS AS WELL AS PROVIDE ANSWERS FOR ALL QUESTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN ASKED. BIDDERS ARE INSTRUCTED TO VIEW THE ADDENDUM 4 SUB FOLDER ON THE CNE FTP SITE IN FOLDER "ALL BID PACKAGES FOR COOWEESCOOWEE HEALTH CLINIC." To access the CNE ftp site, please go to ftp site: ftp://vendorftp.cnent.com. The user name information is, User: ftp.PurchBids and the password (must be entered EXACTLY as shown) is, CNEbids!.**
**ADDENDUM #3 IS A CONSTRUCTION MANAGER ADDENDA ONLY. THIS ADDENDA DATED 11/22/13 IS TO ANNOUNCE AN ADDITIONAL MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING FOR ALL DIVISIONS (EXCEPT DIVISIONS 31 & 3A) TO BE HELD ON 12/4/13 AT 10:00 AT THE CHEROKEE HILLS GOLF COURSE CLUBHOUSE IN THE AUGUSTA ROOM, 770 WEST CHEROKEE ST., CATOOSA, OK 74015. THOSE BIDDERS THAT ATTENDED THE MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETINGS ON 11/19/13 AND 11/20/13 DO NOT HAVE TO ATTEND THIS ADDITIONAL PRE-BID CONFERENCE. THE SPECIFICS OF THIS ADDENDA ARE AS LISTED UNDER THE DOCUMENTS TAB OF THIS POSTING**
**ADDENDUM #1 DATED 11/6/13 HAS BEEN ADDED TO THE CNE ftp SITE. THE CONTENTS OF THIS ADDENDUM 1 SUPERSEDE AND SUPPLEMENT ALL PORTIONS OF BIDDING DOCUMENTS WITH WHICH ADDENDUM 1 CONFLICTS**
**ADDENDUM #2 DOCUMENTS DATED 11/12/13 ARE AS LISTED UNDER THE DOCUMENTS TAB OF THIS BID POSTING. THE CONTENTS OF THIS ADDENDUM 2 SUPERSEDE AND SUPPLEMENT ALL PORTIONS OF BIDDING DOCUMENTS WITH WHICH ADDENDUM 2 CONFLICTS**
SEALED bids are being solicited by CNE on behalf of CNCR, the Construction Manager, for furnishing all equipment, labor and materials to complete Division 5 - Structural Steel & Miscellaneous Metals for the Cooweescoowee Health Clinic located in Ochelata, OK per the Statement of Work, drawings, specifications and Project Manual.
There will be a MANDATORY pre-bid conference held on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 10:00AM CST at the Cherokee Casino in Ramona, OK near the stage area. Following the pre-bid meeting, there will be a non-mandatory site visit at the Cooweescoowee Health Center Project site, 395200 West 2900 Road, Ochelata, OK 74051.
SEALED bids will be due no later than 3:00PM CST on November 15, 2013 and must be delivered via USPS, Express delivery, or by hand to the addresses shown on page 1 of the Project Manual. All correspondence and questions regarding this RFP and RFI's are to be addressed to Tina Jones via email ONLY at firstname.lastname@example.org and must be received no later than close of business on November 8, 2013. No clarification of the RFP will be made to any bidder orally; no telephone inquires will be addressed.
Copies of the bidding documents, including drawings and specifications my be viewed on the CNE ftp site or at the Cherokee Nation One Stop located on the Tribal Headquarters property. To access the CNE ftp site, please go to ftp site: ftp://vendorftp.cnent.com. The user name information is, User: ftp.PurchBids and the password (must be entered EXACTLY as shown) is, CNEbids!. All documents will be located in the folder titled: Division 5 - Structural Steel & Miscellaneous Metals for Cooweescoowee Health Clinic. Bidders may also pick up a CD containing the Project Bid Manual, plans and specifications at the CNCR office, 10838 East Marshall, Suite 220, Tulsa, OK 74116 at no charge. Bid documents are also being placed in the following plan rooms for viewing: iSqFt, Bid News Construction Reports, McGraw-Hill Construction Dodge, and Southwest Construction News. The bidder(s) have the responsibility to examine all bidding documents, work site and to be familiar with all conditions concerning the work. The bidder(s) have the responsibility to estimate the time and quantities of work required to complete the Work.
Please note that winning bid(s) will be published. Cherokee Nation Entertainment, LLC (“CNE”) reserves the right to issue one award, multiple awards, or reject all bids; any award is subject to the approval of the required funds. Responding bidders are not allowed to withdraw their bid for a period of 90 days after submittal. At the time of award, the successful bidder(s) will be required to work with the Cherokee Nation Entertainment, LLC Accounting department to discuss account coding for invoices. All bids are subject to negotiation prior to award. Awards may be issued without discussion of bid received, and bids should initially be submitted on the most favorable terms from a price and technical standpoint. Any award resulting from this RFP will be subject to CNE Terms and Conditions. Your bid should indicate hourly ($) rate (when applicable), individual work effort, delivery schedule or time of completion. Any item(s) with exceptions, substitutions, exclusions, additions or qualifications must be noted and clearly indicated on return bid. Any request for information concerning bid posting is to be submitted in writing via email to Buyer listed; no verbal communication is to be initiated.
TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS OFFICE - This procurement is subject to Cherokee Nation Tribal Employment Rights Office (“TERO”) regulations that include a fee of ½ of 1% of total contract award and, if applicable, the completion of a TERO Labor Agreement and payment of associated fees. The successful bidder’s award will be published on the Cherokee Nation’s procurement website and their performance will also be measured, recorded, and reported to the Cherokee Nation. The complete Act is available by contacting the TERO OFFICE at Tahlequah 918-453-5000. TERO bidders are required to provide a copy, front and back, of their TERO certificate with return bid(s) and failure to do so will result in such bidders not receiving the TERO preferences afforded TERO bidders under the CNE procurement and contracting policies and procedures.
CHEROKEE NATION GAMING COMMISSION (CNGC) - This requirement may be subject to CNGC policies and procedures. Licensing requirements may be required of the successful vendor(s) to be coordinated with the CNGC. These requirements may include licensing fees as well security and background checks of vendor(s) employees. Current policies and procedures can be found on the Cherokee Nation website or by contacting the CNGC office at 918-207-3834.
BONDING NOTICE - CNE generally requires payment and performance bonds for all construction contracts in excess of $100,000. However, qualified TERO-certified firms are encouraged to bid, regardless of bonding capability.
INSURANCE - CNB generally requires Worker’s Compensation, Commercial and/or Comprehensive General Liability, and Automobile insurance for all awarded bids. Please refer to the Bid Documents for the specific coverages required for this bid.
DEBARMENT - By submitting a response to this Request for Proposal, the Contractor certifies to the best of their knowledge and belief that the Subcontractor, the firm, or any of its principals are not presently debarred, suspended, or proposed for debarment by any federal, state, local or tribal entity. This certification is a material representation of fact upon which reliance was placed when making award. If it is later determined the Subcontractor rendered an erroneous certification, in addition to other remedies available to CNE or its entities, CNE may terminate the contract resulting from this Request for Proposal for default.