Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Celebrates New Construction Building 

Executive Director Tsiorasa Barreiro, Capital Projects Manager Colleen Thomas, Construction Manager Brent Herne, Bureau of Indian Affair’s Transportation Chief Leroy Gishi, USDA Acting-State Director Scott Collins, Tisdel Associates Principal Engineer Aaron Jarvis, P&I Director Thompson, Water Plant Manager Shawn Martin, Chief Beverly Cook, Chief Eric Thompson, Sub-Chief Agnes Jacobs, Sub-Chief Shelley Jacobs, and Chief Michael Conners.

Published August 3, 2017

AKWESASNE, NEW YORK 
– On August 1, 2017; the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe held an open house for a new $2.6 million building to house its Planning & Infrastructure Division at 2817 State Route 95 in Akwesasne, New York.

The 11,600-square-foot building provides modern, safe and healthy work space for construction staff and includes five large garage bays, eight work stations, a conference room and two locker rooms. It was designed in accordance with NYS’s Energy Conservation Construction Code and includes high-efficiency lighting and sensors, a radiant floor heating system and roof-mounted solar photovoltaic panels, as well as two distinct areas separated by a fire-rated wall. Planning & Infrastructure Director Ernie Thompson had the honor of cutting the ribbon for community members to view the new facility.

 

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