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INVITATION TO BID: White Buffalo Meadows Phase 3 Homes-Colville Indian Housing Authority


White Buffalo Meadows Phase 3 Homes

The Colville Indian Housing Authority (Owner) invites qualified contractors to submit sealed bids for Project #WA97B043032 White Buffalo Meadows Phase 3 Homes Project. Sealed bids submitted in response to this Invitation for Bids will be received until 3:00 p.m. local time on July 12, 2021, at the office of the Colville Indian Housing Authority, Post Office Box 528, 42 Convalescent Center Boulevard, Nespelem, Washington 99155, at which time and place all sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.

The Colville Indian Housing Authority (CIHA) is the Tribally Designated Housing Entity (TDHE) formed by the Colville Confederated Tribes to provide federally subsidized housing and housing assistance to low-income Indian families, located on the Colville Confederated Tribes Reservation with headquarters located in Nespelem, Washington. CIHA manages and operates the housing program in accordance to NAHASDA, and applicable Tribal law.

Invitation for Bids (IFB) is unrestricted to allow both qualified non-Indian and Indian-owned economic enterprises or organizations to submit bids. Award shall be made to the qualified Indian-owned economic enterprise or organization with the lowest responsive bid, if the bid is within the total maximum contract price established for the procurement and within the applicable range specified in the IFB, of the lowest non-Indian bid price, otherwise award shall be made to the lowest responsive bid.

Documents are available at Digital files may be down loaded at no cost; Hardcopies are available (see full IFB). A complete set of digital media contract documents will be also be filed with: Colville Indian Housing Authority (CIHA), Nespelem, WA.

A bid guarantee is required to be submitted with each sealed bid. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay a satisfactory performance and payment bond.

A non-mandatory, Pre-Bid Conference will be held at CIHA Office starting at 10:00 a.m., local time, on June 22, 2021. All bidders are encouraged to attend this Pre-Bid Conference to review and discuss the existing buildings and site conditions.

This project is subject to the Indian Preference provisions of Section 7(b) of the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act (25 U.S.C. 450e (b)). Indian Preference is applicable to all subcontractors. All labor furnished for the work provided in the contract shall be at or above the current prevailing Davis Bacon wage rates as included in the contract documents.

Contract award will be made to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder (subject to the application of Indian preference), except that the Owner reserves the right to reject any and all sealed bids, whether within the maximum total contract price or not, and to waive any informality in the sealed bids received whenever such rejection or waiver is in the interest of the Owner. No sealed bid shall be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days, subsequent to the opening of the sealed bids, without the consent of the Owner.


BY: Douglas R. Marconi, Sr., Executive Director, CIHA

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