Invitation for Bids: RST Water Resources 13-050

Invitation for Bids


The Rosebud Sioux Tribe will accept bids from qualified contractors for the replacement of water mains in the Parmelee Community, South Dakota. Existing water mains will be abandoned in-place, the existing valves and hydrants will be removed and abandoned, new 6-inch valves, hydrants, water mains and 2-inch and 1-inch water service lines will be installed, road removal and repair, abandon 16 wells and demolish 40,000 gal. concrete tank. The total contract price will not be increased without prior authorization from the Owner via the change order process.

A bid package may be obtained from the Rosebud Sioux Tribe, Office of Water Resources, BIA 903 IHS Complex, Rosebud, SD, 605-747-2559, ATTN: Syed Huq. A nonrefundable fee of $50 to IHS will be charged for each bid package or an emailed pdf is available upon request at no charge by contacting Jon Ireland, Indian Health Service, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

A copy of a valid Contractor’s license for the state in which the work resides or Certification of Renewal thereof issued and if the bidder is an Indian owned company and wishes to be eligible for the 5 percent preference discussed in the next paragraph, registration of an Indian owned firm from TECRO shall be supplied at the time of bidding and enclosed in the required Bidder’s Bond envelope.

In the evaluation of the bids, the Owner may, within funding limitations, give preference up to the amount of 5 percent above the lowest total bid, to qualified Indian owned firms. The qualified Indian owned firms must register with the local TECRO Office prior to the bid opening.

Contractors shall be advised that state lien laws do not apply on federal trust land.

Sealed bids will be accepted until 11:00 a.m. Local Time, May 16, 2019 at the Treasurer’s Office, (Rosebud Sioux Tribe Attn: Wayne Boyd 2533 Legion Avenue Rosebud, South Dakota 57570 immediately followed by a public bid opening held at the Rosebud Sioux Tribe TECRO office (306 Buffalo Pass Lane Rosebud, South Dakota 57570).

TECRO Fee and Work Permit Notice

Notice is hereby given to any and all Contractors who bid on projects on trust land within the boundaries of the Rosebud Indian Reservation that you are responsible for a one-time payment of the TECRO fee, which amounts to three percent (3%) of the total amount of the contract.

Arrangements for the payment of these fees are to be made with the RST TECRO Office prior to beginning work. Also, prior to beginning work on any contract or subcontract, the Contractor shall contact the Tribal TECRO Office to complete the following:

1. TECRO Fee

2. TECRO Compliance

3. Tribal Work Permit (Temporary or Permanent)

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Indian Health Service will not allow any contractor/subcontract to commence work until the compliance plan has been approved by the TECRO office and a copy has been provided to the IHS at 400 Soldier Creek Road, Rosebud, SD 57570, (605) 747-0406, ATTN: Dhan Gautum, or an emailed pdf of the compliance plan to Jon Ireland at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Any questions regarding the above should be directed to appropriate offices listed below:

TECRO Office

Phone: 605-747-2322 Director

Fax: 605-747-2738

PO Box 810, Rosebud, SD 57570

Published twice at the total approximate cost of $79.36

Published: April 10, 17, 2019

PO Box 229, Mission, SD 57555 • 605-856-4469 • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.