**REV. 1 DATED 3/3/14 IS TO EXTEND THE BID CLOSING DATE DUE TO THE WEATHER TO 3/4/14 AT NOON**
Cherokee Nation Busineeses is seeking bids from qualified General Contractors to furnish labor and materials for renovations of an existing room at the CNB Metal Works/Red Wing facility located in the Mid America Complex in Pryor, OK.
The Scope of Work is as follows:
Furnish labor and materials for installation of ceiling grid and tiles in an existing room 16' x 30' with a 10' ceiling height.
Install Fire Suppression system per code.
Install 2x4 light fixtures and additional electrical outlets to be identified by end user during the pre-bid.
Extend existing duct work info conference room and wire room.
Install a HVAC system which will maintain 40/60 percent humidity.
There will be a MANDATORY pre-bid on Tueday, February 25, 2014 at 10:00AM CST; meeting will be held at the CNB Metal Works/Red Wing offices located in the Mid America Industrial Complex in Pryor, OK. Qualified GC's are strongly encouraged to attend to view site conditions and to get field measurements; only "drawing" available is the one attached under the DOCUMENTS tab of this posting. SEALED BIDS will be due no later than 12:00PM CST on Monday, March 3, 2014; all documents noted as required on the Bid Return Check list must be included or bid will be disqualified.
Please note that winning bid(s) will be published. Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC (“CNB”) 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 Businesses, 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 CNB 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 - CNB 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 CNB or its entities, CNB may terminate the contract resulting from this Request for Proposal for default.