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Tribal Construction Services

THE MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION CONTINUES TO INCREASE THE VALUE OF ITS ASSETS THROUGH THE CONSTRUCTING AND RENOVATING OF BUILDINGS LOCATED ON THE NATION’S PROPERTIES.

THE MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION EMPLOYS TRIBAL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES WHOSE DUTIES INCLUDE OVERSIGHT OF CONSTRUCTION AND RENOVATIONS ON THE NATION’S PROPERTIES TO ENSURE THEY ARE AESTHETICALLY AND ARCHITECTURALLY SOUND; THAT IT IS IN COMPLIANCE WITH CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS, INCLUDING APPLICABLE BUILDING CODES, AND COMPLIES WITH THE NATION’S MASTER PLAN.

POLICY

THE POLICY OF TRIBAL CONSTRUCTION IS TO FOLLOW ALL TRIBAL LAWS GOVERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF ALL PROJECTS UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF THIS DEPARTMENT AS PRESCRIBED BY TRIBAL LAW WHILE ADHERING TO OTHER POLICIES AND PROCEDURES THAT ARE CURRENTLY IN PLACE INVOLVING OTHER DEPARTMENTS WITHIN THE NATION AND ENSURE THAT ALL CONSTRUCTION IS CARRIED OUT IN ACCORDANCE  TO THE NATION’S ADOPTED BUILDING CODE.  IN DOING SO, ALWAYS MAINTAIN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE NATION, ITS PROPERTY, AND THE SAFETY AND WELL-BEING OF THE CITIZEN’S AND GUESTS WHO UTILIZE THE FACILITIES THAT WE CONSTRUCT, REMODEL, RENOVATE, OR REMEDIATE.

PURPOSE

THE PURPOSE OF TRIBAL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES IS TO PROVIDE OVERSIGHT ON ALL CONSTRUCTION OR RENOVATIONS THAT OCCUR WITHIN THE NATION’S BOUNDARIES AND TO ENSURE THAT ALL CONSTRUCTION OR RENOVATIONS OCCUR IN A UNIFORM MANNER THROUGHOUT THE NATION’S BOUNDARIES.  ADDITIONALLY, TO HELP OUR NATION MOVE TOWARDS A GREATER PERCENTAGE OF SOVEREIGNTY BY PERFORMING DESIGN/BUILD SERVICES IN-HOUSE.

MISSION

TO PROVIDE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES ON ALL TRIBAL PROJECTS THAT FALL UNDER THE JURISDICTION OF TCS PER TRIBAL LAW.  THE SERVICES MAY BE IN THE FORM OF ACTUAL DESIGN, OVERSIGHT OF
CONTRACTED PROJECTS, OR ACTUAL PHYSICAL CONSTRUCTION OF PROJECTS.

 

MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION LAW
TITLE 28 CHAPTER 7

STAFF

STEVE EMERSON
TRIBAL CONSTRUCTION DIRECTOR
CONTACT: 918.752.5612
EMAIL: SEMERSON@MCN-NSN.GOV

TOM HARJO
PROJECT MANAGER/CAD TECHNICIAN
CONTACT: 918.549.2469
EMAIL:  THARJO@MCN-NSN.GOV

LONNELL FULTZ
PROJECT MANAGER
CONTACT: 918.549.2462

KEITH BUNNER
PROJECT MANAGER
CONTACT: 918.549.2462
EMAIL:  KBUNNER@MCN-NSN.GOV

AARON VANDERSLICE
SURVEYOR
CONTACT: 918.549.2480
EMAIL:  AVANDERSLICE@MCN-NSN.GOV

MICHELE BILLIE
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
CONTACT: 918.549.2465
EMAIL:  MBILLIE@MCN-NSN.GOV

KATIE CATES
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
CONTACT: 918.549.2464
EMAIL:  KCATES@MCN-NSN.GOV

JASON HARJO
FOREMAN
EMAIL:  JHARJO@MCN-NSN.GOV

DAVID FORD
FOREMAN
EMAIL:  DFORD@MCN-NSN.GOV

 

REQUEST FOR SERVICES FORM

 

IF ANY BRANCH OF THE NATION’S GOVERNMENT, INDEPENDENT AGENCY, BOARD, ENTITY OR CHARTERED COMMUNITY PLANS, SEEKS OR REQUESTS NEW CONSTRUCTION OR RENOVATIONS ON THE NATION’S PROPERTY, IT SHALL FIRST SUBMIT A REQUEST FOR CONSTRUCTION SERVICES TO THE TRIBAL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES DEPARTMENT.  PLEASE SEE BELOW.

Download the Request Form

PROCUREMENT

ALL CONTRACTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OR RENOVATION BELOW TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR PROJECTS LOCATED ON THE NATION’S PROPERTY SHALL BE REVIEWED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE PRIOR TO EXECUTION BY THE PRINCIPAL CHIEF TO ENSURE THAT THE NATION’S SOVERIGHN IMMUNITY IS PROTECTED.

ALL CONTRACTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OR RENOVATION IN EXCESS OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR PROJECTS LOCATED ON THE NATION’S PROPERTY SHALL BE REVIEWED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE.  ALL CONTRACTS FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION SHALL BE APPROVED BY THE NATIONAL COUNCIL BY THE WAY OF DULY ADOPTED TRIBAL RESOLUTION.

SEALED BIDDING METHOD – UNDER THE SEALED BIDDING METHOD, BIDS ARE PUBLICLY SOLICITED AND A FIRM-FIXED-PRICE CONTRACT (LUMP SUM OR UNIT PRICE) IS AWARDED TO THE RESPONSIBLE BIDDER WHOSE BID, CONFORMING TO ALL THE MATERIAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE INIVITATION FOR BIDS, IS THE LOWEST RESPONSIBLE PRICE.  THE SEALED BID METHOD IS THE PREFERRED METHOD FOR PROCURING CONSTRUCTION.  MCN RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT OR ACCEPT ANY BID AS DEEMED NECESSARY.

OWNER/CONTRACTOR PROJECTS MAY BE SELECTED/DETERMINED BY A COMMITTEE ASSEMBLED BY THE REQUESTING DEPARTMENT MANAGER THROUGH THE GRADING SYSTEM SHOWN BELOW.  TCS DOES NOT PARTICIPATE IN THE GRADING SYSTEM AS WE ONLY FACILITATE THE MEETINGS AND ANSWER ANY QUESTIONS THE COMMITTEE MAY HAVE.  THE GRADING SYSTEM MAY NOT BE APPLICABLE ON ALL PROJECTS DEPENDING ON THEIR SIZE.

1 FIRM EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS (0-20 POINTS)
2 STAFF EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS (0-15 POINTS)
3 RESPONSIVENESS TO MCN’S NEEDS (0-20 POINTS)
4 CAPABILITY OF MEETING SCHEDULE (0-20 POINTS)
5 FEE (0-5 POINTS)
6 INDIAN PREFERENCE (0-10 POINTS)
7 CREEK TERO PREFERENCE (0-10 POINTS)
TOTAL 100 POINTS

 

PRIOR TO AN AWARD OF A CONTRACT EXCEEDING $50,000.00 FOR CONSTRUCTION OR RENOVATION OF A BUILDING, THE MUSCOGEE (CREEK) NATION REQUIRES PERFORMANCE, PAYMENT, AND BID BOND.

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