Procurement Details

RFP - A/E Services for Full Service Bakery and Room Service Kitchen

Bid ID: 11519

Cherokee Nation Entertainment, LLC is seeking bids from well-qualifed A/E firms to provide design and construction documents for a fully functional bakery and to design a remodel for a room service kitchen at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino located in Catoosa, OK. Architectural services to include conceptual design, schematic design, design development, and construction documents. Bidders should include monies for on-site meetings during the construction phase and follow up on construction completion. Owner is providing Food Service plans along with MEP drawings as are attached under the Documents section of this bid posting. Return bids are to be sent via email to Tina Jones @ to be received no later than Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 2:00PM CST. TERO bidders are required to return a copy, front and back, of their current TERO certificate. All questions regarding this bid posting are to be directed via email to Tina Jones are to be received no later than Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 3:00PM; questions will be answered in the form of a revision. Bidders can view all drawings and specifications, by going to the CNE ftp site by typing in ftp://ftp.PurchBids:CNEbids! in their browser search bar and then opening folder titled "Bid 11519_A E Services for Full Service Bakery and Room Service Kitchen". 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.

Buyer Information

Buyer Contact: Tina Jones
Buyer Phone: 9183847802
Buyer Email:

Important Dates

Open: 6/26/2014 1:13:49 PM
Closes: 7/9/2014 2:00:00 PM