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R5DC and Cass Lake-Bena Schools Seek Proposals for Architectural and Engineering Services

Region Five Development Commission (R5DC) and Cass Lake-Bena Schools are soliciting bids from licensed architectural & engineering firms to submit proposals for a project to provide services for specific energy efficiency and health & safety upgrades at Cass Lake-Bena Schools. Interested parties are urged to review the request for proposal details posted on the R5DC website at An optional meeting opportunity will be held on Friday, March 15, 2024, at the Cass Lake-Bena District Offices beginning at 9 am to allow respondents to ask questions regarding the project specifications and conduct building walkthroughs. Questions must be received by March 15, 2024, and all Q&A will be posted on the webpage. The deadline for responses is April 1, 2024. Proposals should be submitted to BJ Allen at


About Region Five Development Commission

The Region Five Development Commission is a high-performing, regionally focused partner committed to enhancing the vitality and quality of life in Region 5 through a resilient, collaborative, and inclusive approach to regional community development, economic development, and transportation initiatives. Visit to learn more.

About Cass Lake-Bena Schools

Cass Lake-Bena School District, ISD 115, is a public school in the largest city within the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe, Cass Lake. The Cass Lake area is the population center of the Reservation. It is the location of the government facilities for the Leech Lake Tribal Council and other divisions and programs, as well as the offices for the Leech Lake Tribal College, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Cass Lake Indian Health Service Hospital and Clinic, and the Chippewa National Forest.



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