The Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Oklahoma (herein called the “Owner”) will receive sealed bids for Citizen’s Place North Phase II Expansion of New Construction of Duplexes, to an Existing Preplanned Site at 10:00 AM CST the 25th day of September 2023, at the Housing Department, 44007 Hardesty Road, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74801, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Department’s conference room. Bids may NOT be withdrawn for a period of thirty days following the opening of bids without the consent of the Owner.

Description of work includes but is not limited to:

New construction of Nine (9) Housing Structures consisting of Two and Three-bedroom duplexes ranging from 1800 to 2000 + sq ft. This bid is considered as Phase II of a Four-Phase bidding process and will only include the Two- and Three-Bedroom unit floor plans. These residences will include the following:

  • Exterior finishes include an option for ownership to change similar materials of lap, batten, and shingle siding, paint colors, and masonry for additional structures.
    • Interior finishes that include paint, tile, and millwork.
    • Structural and non-structural wood framing, FEMA rated CMU and wood framed structures, foam insulation, concrete slab and foundations and pre-engineered wood trusses.
    • Residential exterior and interior LED lighting, plumbing, electrical, mechanical.
    • Residential Energy Star appliances and EPA Indoor Air Plus standards for equipment, casework, and accessories for bathrooms, laundry closets, and kitchens.
    • Asphalt and/or metal roofing throughout.
  • Site work areas of work will occur in designated plots on a pre-planned neighborhood and extend between unit plot lines. These new plots will include the following:
    • Driveways extending to existing curb and gutter. Utilities extending to existing stubbed-out utilities.Pedestrian ramped paving, sidewalks, patios, and vehicular driveways with paver accents.Non-irrigated landscaping, ground cover, plantings, and trees.
    • Signage and accessibility systems and lighting.
  • Scopes of work have conditions of work broken down into a base bid and deduct alternates.

Interested bidders will be able to review plans and specifications at the Housing Department, 44007 Hardesty Road, Shawnee, Oklahoma 74801 during and after the pre-bid conference. Please email: or with questions or requests for further information.

Contractors will be able to request electronic PDF versions of the plans and specifications via email at Plans and specifications will also be available at Dodge Reports and Construct Connect.

Before the bid conference, bidders are urged to inspect the site where services are to be performed and to satisfy themselves as to all general and local conditions that may affect the cost of performance of the contract to the extent such information is reasonably obtainable. In no event will a failure to inspect the site constitute grounds for withdrawal of a bid after opening or constitute grounds for a claim after contract award.

Bids received more than ninety-six (96) hours, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, before the time set for opening of bids, as well as bids received after the time set for opening of bids, will not be considered, and will be returned unopened.

A cashier’s check, a certified check, or surety bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of TOTAL BID shall accompany the sealed bid of each bidder. Each bid submitted is a legal offer and when accepted by THE CITIZEN POTWAWATOMI NATION HOUSING DEPARTMENT constitutes a FIRM AND BINDING CONTRACT. THE CITIZEN POTAWATOMI NATION HOUSING DEPARTMENT reserves the right to REJECT ANY or ALL BIDS, AND the right to cancel all or any portion within thirty (30) days from the date of opening of bids, for any reason and at its sole discretion.

The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder whose base bid does not exceed the amount of funds estimated by the Owner to be available for the base bid construction of the project, subject to any applicable Special Preference requirements. Only bids meeting the entire bid requirements included herein shall be considered for award. In the event that the lowest bidder is not awarded a contract, a dissenting contractor has 48 hours in which to file a written complaint.

Contracts for work under this proposal will obligate the bidder/contractor not to discriminate in employment practices. Also, Contracts are subject to the provisions of Indian Preference/Tribal Preference in accordance with 24 CFR 1000.48. Bidders/Contractors claiming Indian Preference/ Tribal Preference will be required to submit proof of 51% Native American owned business. Award of this contract is subject to a determination by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that the contractor is eligible to contract for federally funded activities.