ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that the Terrebonne Parish School Board will receive sealed bids at its Purchasing Department, 340 St. Charles Street, Building #3, Houma, Louisiana, until the hour of 11:00AM, October 29, 2020 for Meats and Frozen Items and Canned and Dry Goods. Any bid received after the specified time and date of 11:00AM on October 29, 2020 will be returned unopened. Bids will be publicly opened and acknowledged at 1:30PM CST in the Purchasing Department, 340 St. Charles Street, Building #3, Houma, LA 70360 and reviewed by an evaluation committee at a later date.
Bids/quotes received prior to the time of the scheduled opening will be securely kept unopened. Bidders are cautioned to allow ample time for the transmittal of bids by mail or otherwise. Bidders are urged to secure information relative to the probable time of arrival and distribution of mail at the place where the bids are opened. Failure of the U. S. Mail, of any express carrier, or delivery service to timely deliver the bid(s) shall not be considered due cause for the scheduled time of the bid opening to be extended.
Specifications and conditions for bidding may also be obtained from the Terrebonne Parish School Board Child Nutrition Program, 340 St. Charles Street, Building #3, Houma, LA 70360/P. O. Box 5097, Houma, LA 70361, or by phone (985) 876-7407.
Pursuant to R.S. 38:2212 (E), the Terrebonne Parish School Board has partnered with Central Bidding to distribute bid solicitations, collect responses, and/or allow contractors and vendors the ability to respond through a uniform and secure electronic interactive bidding system. Official bid/RFP documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic bids and or RFPs can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. Terrebonne Parish School Board accepts no responsibility for any technical failures via Central Bidding for bid/quote/proposal(s) at any time during the bid process. Electronic bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. Bidders participating in the electronic option need to contact Central Bidding if they have any questions or issues relating to the electronic bidding process at (225) 810-4814. There may be fees involved that are charged by Central Bidding. Where applicable, and in all construction projects, an electronic bid bond is also required and must be furnished. Failure of the bidder to upload their bid to Central Bidding is not the responsibility of Terrebonne Parish School Board.
The Terrebonne Parish School Board reserves the right to use any state, government, or school contract that was properly let for public bidding as a bid for any item(s) where the prices are lower than or equal to the prices submitted by any or all vendors.
The Terrebonne Parish School Board accepts no responsibility for contacting any vendor, failure to contact a vendor, or a vendor not receiving information regarding this bid. This bid has been properly advertised and it is the sole responsibility of any or all Vendors to request and submit bids as advertised.
To the extent permitted by applicable state and federal laws and regulations, the Terrebonne Parish School Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids for just cause.
Mrs. Debi Benoit, President
TERREBONNE PARISH SCHOOL BOARD