Rincon Government Center Breaks Ground
On Thursday June 29, 2017, the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians, celebrated a Ground Breaking for their $20 MM Tribal Government Center Building set to be complete Summer of 2018, on Valley Center Drive in Funner, California.
The Tribe was represented by (l-r): Council Member – Alfonso Kolb Sr., Council Member – Laurie Gonzalez, Chairman – Bo Mazzetti, Vice Chairwoman – Tishmall Turner, and Council Member – Steve Stallings.
The new building combines government offices in a permanent building. The two-story, 43,000 SF complex will house: tribal law enforcement, human resources, finance, legal and administration departments, with support functions such as shared conference and training rooms, as well as tribal council chambers on the second floor. The architectural design features a two-story lobby and entry way, and energy efficient applications thoughout. The interior design is comprised of rich textures and patterns adapted from tribal basket weaving art and the historic use of wood and stone as building materials.
“In addition to improved functioning, we are going to use this opportunity to make an artistic statement about our culture by incorporating elements that reflect Luiseño tribal art and with accents featuring natural building materials and indigenous landscaping” Mazzetti
W.E. O’Neil has been working with the Tribe for more than a decade and we are pleased to continue Building Great Relationships in this region as HEARNE Construction, a division of W.E. O’Neil. We are pleased to continue working with our Construction Manager Sierra Building Engineers, as well as building the Design of Worth Group Architects & Designers.
The Project Team (l-r): Project Executive – Sean Jean, Preconstruction Manager – Mike Rable, Architect – John Hanes, Architecture Studio Director – Dee Rendon, Council Member – Alfonso Kolb Sr., Council Member – Laurie Gonzalez, Chairman – Bo Mazzetti, Vice Chairwoman – Tishmall Turner, and Council Member – Steve Stallings, California President – John Finn, San Diego President – Bill Hearne, CM Project Engineer – Jack Martinez, Construction Manager – Joe Martinez, Chief Estimator – Kien Bui.
Our San Diego Project Team (l-r): Project Executive – Sean Jean, Project Manager – Nikki Saavedra, Preconstruction Manager – Mike Rable, Assistant Project Superintednet – Angel Rodriguez , California President – John Finn, Nancy Hearne, San Diego President – Bill Hearne, Project Superintendent Kevin Doval, Chief Estimator – Kien Bui, Project Engineer Zack Mead, and Project Engineer Intern – Nathan Maracle
The Field Team (l-r): Project Engineer Intern – Nathan Maracle, Project Engineer – Zack Mead, Assistant Project Superintendent – Angel Rodriguez, Project Manager – Nikki Saavedra, Project Superintendent – Kevin Doval, Project Architect – John Hanes.
Learn more about the Rincon Band of Luiseno Indians and this project at:
Rincon Tribe Org – Rincon Breaks Ground