INVITATION TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received by the St. Mary Parish Government (“Owner”) at St. Mary Parish Courthouse, 500 Main Street, Fifth Floor, Franklin, LA 70538 before 10:00 AM on Thursday, January 17, 2019. Soon thereafter, all timely received bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Subsequent to the opening, the bids will be evaluated and presented to the Owner for handling in accordance with Louisiana Public Bid Laws.
Bid packages are available for download and examination beginning at 2:00 PM on Wednesday December 19, 2018 at Central Bidding’s website at http://www.centralbidding.com. To view the bidding documents, download, and receive notices by e-mail, you must register with Central Bidding. For information about the electronic submittal process, contact Central Bidding at 1-225-810-4814.
Bid packages are also available for examination by bona fide prime bidders beginning at 2:00 PM on Wednesday. December 19, 2018 at the St. Mary Parish Courthouse, 500 Main Street, Fifth Floor, Franklin, LA 70538. A single copy of the bid package may be obtained by each prospective bidder by providing a deposit of One Hundred Fifty ($150.00) Dollars made payable to “T. Baker Smith, LLC”. Deposits on the first set of documents furnished to bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of the documents no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. Please contact Paul Olivier at 985-493-2936 to request a copy of the bid package or for any clarification or information with regard to the bid documents.
Bids may be uploaded electronically via the Central Bidding website, hand-delivered, or delivered via commercial carrier with delivery confirmation to Owner at St. Mary Parish Courthouse, Fifth Floor, Franklin, LA 70538 before 10:00 AM on Thusday, January 17, 2019, and then will be opened and read publically aloud. Late bids will not be accepted. Faxed and/or emailed bids cannot be accepted and will be discarded.
Bids received prior to the time of the scheduled bid opening will be securely kept unopened. Bidders are cautioned to allow ample time for 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 to be opened. Failure of the U.S. Mail or of any express carrier or delivery service to deliver the bids timely shall not be considered just cause for the scheduled time of the bid opening to be extended.
Project Name: AMELIA ROADWAY IMPROVEMENTS
Project Description: The work consists of providing all equipment, labor and material necessary to construct approximately 5,978 linear feet of roadway improvements. This includes reconstruction, mill and overlay, earthwork and other associated improvements as specified in the design plans and specifications.
Bids must be submitted on the Louisiana Uniform Public Works Bid Form furnished with the Bidding Documents. Bid sheets will be issued only to contractors and/or subcontractors licensed in accordance with the provisions of RS 37:2150 through 2173 of the Louisiana Legislature. Contractors desiring to bid shall note their Louisiana Contractor’s License Number as evidence that they hold a license in HIGHWAY, STREET, AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION that is in full force and effect.
There will be no pre-bid conference held for this project. Bidders are responsible for making site visitations in preparation of their bids.
Bidder/Contractor are required to submit evidence of authority to bid in accordance with LA RS 38:2212 (B)(5).
All bids must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check or Bid Bond in the amount of five (5%) percent of the amount of the proposal made payable to the Owner. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Circular 570. Failure to do so will result in the bid/bids being declared nonresponsive and shall be cause for rejection. If a bid bond is provided it shall be on the form provided in the Bidding Documents and only on that form.
A bid will be considered responsive if it conforms in all respects with the conditions and requirements of the Bidding Documents.In order to be considered responsive, the Louisiana Uniform Public Works Bid Form must; (a) be fully completed, signed and be responsive in all respects to the Bidding Documents; (b) be made on the Bid Forms provided and submitted intact.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality or irregularity in any bid or to reject any and all bids received in accordance with State Public Bid Law.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Owner no later than seven (7) days prior to the bid opening.
DAVID HANAGRIFF, PRESIDENT
ST. MARY PARISH GOVERNMENT
PUBLICATION DATES: 12/19, 12/26, 1/2