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The Akwesasne Housing Authority (AHA) will receive bids for the;

• Akwesasne Housing Authority

• Sunrise Acres Addition and Enhancement Project

• Five New Apartment ‘Quad’ Buildings

to construct five (5) buildings containing four (4) rental units each, for a total of 20 apartments that will provide housing to seniors. The project site is a 4.5-acre parcel located within the existing Sunrise Acres campus, at 378 State Route 37, Hogansburg, New York 13655.

Bids signed and under seal, executed, and dated will be received at the office of the Akwesasne Housing Authority at 378 State Route 37, Suite A, Hogansburg, NY 13655 before 2:00 p.m. local standard time on the 21st day of August, 2020, at which time and place all Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

Sealed Bids will be received for the following Contract:

1. General Construction Work including all Trades.

Bid documents may be obtained upon email request to the Beardsley Architects + Engineers. A link to downloadable pdf files will be provided upon confirmation of bidder contact information including company name, contact person, phone and email address. Contact Tesa Sweet by email at -

Bid documents are also available to review at Northern New York Builders Exchange and Mohawk Valley Builders Exchange.

Paper documents may also be viewed, by prior arranged appointment only, at the AHA facility due to COVID-19 restrictions

Bid Documents are made available only for the purpose of obtaining offers for this project. Their use does not grant a license for other purposes.

A Bidders pre-bid conference has been scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on the 13th day of August 2020 at the Akwesasne Housing Authority. All General Contract Bidders are invited. Representatives of the Architect will be in attendance. Summarized minutes of this meeting will be circulated to attendees. Information relevant to the Bid Documents will be recorded in an Addendum, issued to Bid Document recipients.

Attendees of the pre-bid conference must wear face masks and social distance from one another. Due to tribal restrictions, attendees cannot travel from outside a 100 miles radius of Akwesasne.

Required Bid Security may consist of a Bid Bond from a recognized Surety licensed to do business in the State of New York for 5% of the Bid or a Certified Check in the amount of 5% of the Bid, made payable to Akwesasne Housing Authority.

The successful Bidder will be required to furnish and pay for a satisfactory Performance and Payment Bond.

Attention is called to Provisions for Indian Preference, and to the Schedule of Minimum Hourly Wages established for the Project by the St Regis Mohawk Tribe


To demonstrate qualification for performing the work of this contract, Bidders are required to submit written evidence of financial position, previous experience, and current commitments including AIA A305 and additional documents confirming the following:

1. Provide the following signed certifications for

a. Certification regarding Drug-Free Workplace

b. Certification Regarding Debarment

c. Certificate of Independent Price Determination

d. Lobbying Certification

2. Must agree to comply with the requirements of, the regulations in 24 C.F.R. Part 135 and Indian Preference laws in accordance with Section 101(k) of the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act, and Section 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 USC 450e(b)).

a. If Indian Preference for Bid submitted is anticipated, the contractor must be certified by the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Compliance Division prior to bid.

b. All respondents will be subject to the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Native American Preference Policy as executed by Tribal Council Resolution #2016-82.

Akwesasne Housing Authority reserves the right to reject all bids for reasonable cause.

Bidders shall be solely responsible for the delivery of their bids in the manner and time prescribed.


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