All proposals should be emailed, mailed or hand delivered to Owner’s Catoosa Corporate office at the following address, to be received no later than 4:00 PM June 3, 2014, Cherokee Nation Entertainment Attn: Sherrie Larsen, 777 W. Cherokee St. Catoosa, OK 74015 or email: Sherrie.firstname.lastname@example.org. It is the intention of Owner that if an acceptable proposal is received, the selected firm will be notified in writing within 10 business days of bid opening. Any bid received after the time set for opening of Bids, shall not be considered and will be returned. It is the intention of CNE that if an acceptable bid is received, the Contract will be awarded by within 30 days of bid opening. Please note that winning bid(s) will be published. CNE reserves the right to issue one award, multiple awards, or reject all bids. 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 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.
TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS OFFICE - Tribal Employment Rights Office, “TERO,” requirements apply including fee of ½ of 1% of contract award. Successful bidder must complete TERO Labor Agreement and pay all applicable fees, including $25 per non- Indian employee working on this project. Please refer to Cherokee Nation Legislative Act 38-05 dated 11/14/06 repealing and superseding Cherokee Nation law regarding Labor and Employment Rights Ordinance and Declaring an Emergency. 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).
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 918-431-4116.
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.
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.