MLB Facilities Annual Electrical Services

Description and Scope of Work
The Mille Lacs Band, Community Development Department will be accepting sealed bids for providing electrical services to the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe facilities in all three districts (D-I Onamia, D-2A Isle, D-2 East Lake and District-3 Lake Lena) until 3:00pm on November 8, 2021. Bids will then be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:00am on November 10, 2021 at the Mille Lacs Government Center.

Bidding Notes
• Bids include the following facilities:

District 1 (Onamia)
 Tribal Government Center
 Ceremonial Building
 Community Center
 Law Office
 New Community Center

District 2A (Isle)
 Chiminsing Center

District 2 (McGregor)
 Community Center
 Ceremonial Building
 Minisinaakwaang Leadership Academy

District 3 (Lake Lena)
 Community Center
 Ceremonial Building
 Meshakwad Community Center (Hinckley)

  • Bids must include all rates regarding service calls (after hours, holidays, weekends and emergencies).
  • Bids should be broken down by District if rates are different. A spreadsheet may be used for breakdown of pricing.
  • Bids should include a one call number for all service needs to be in compliance for all above listed facilities.
  • Site visits are encouraged and may be scheduled with Rhonda Sam, Facilities Manager (320-630-4227).
  • Bids must include all related materials (when possible) and labor.
  • All pricing must be valid through September 30, 2022.
  • Provide a Proposal including all of the above information. This will be used in lieu of the MLBO Schedule of Values form and in addition to the standard MLBO bid form.
    On the bid form please reference the following:
    a. Job/Project: MLB Facilities Electrical
    b. On the labor and materials bid lines, reference the attached Proposal with the rates and percentages required.
    c. Include all other MLBO Bid Attachments as required on the General Bid Form.
  • Contractors must possess a valid Minnesota Contractors License.
  • A copy of current MLB Vendor’s License. (or copy of submitted application)
  • Completed and signed copy of the TERO Compliance Plan.
  • A copy of current certificate of insurance.
  • Copy of an authorized signature sheet if not already on file with the Mille Lacs Band.

The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason.

All proposals must be mailed and labeled as follows:

Timothy Jackson, Commissioner of Community Development
Facilities Electrical
PO Box 509
Onamia, MN 56359

Please note that the bids submitted via mail to the P.O. Box. FedEx and UPS will not deliver to a P.O. Box and the Onamia post office will not accept hand delivered items. Please plan accordingly to ensure the timely receipt of your bid submittal.


C. Licensing

  1. Contractors must have a current Mille Lacs Band Vendor’s license. Contact Elizabeth Thornbloom at the Business Regulations Office at (320)532-8274 with questions regarding licensing and for the license application
  2. All Contractors must comply with all Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe American Indian Employment requirements (see 18 MLBSA § 5). Contact Lori Trail at (320) 532-4778.
  3. Contractors must comply with Davis Bacon Wage Requirements.
  4. Contractors shall provide a current certificate of insurance.
  5. Contractors must possess a valid Minnesota Contractors License.