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.