ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office (herein referred to as the “Owner”)
Sealed bids shall be received by the Owner for the construction of the project described as follows:
ST. JOHN SHERIFF’S OFFICE
NEW INDOOR RANGE AND TRAINING FACILITYBids shall be addressed to the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office and delivered to the receptionist at the Sheriff’s Office in the Percy Hebert Building, 1801 West Airline Highway, LaPlace, LA not later than 2:00 P.M. on October 18, 2018.
Sealed Bid envelope displaying the bidder’s name, address, and Contractor’s License number shall be marked “Sealed Bid – St. John Sheriff’s Office New Indoor Range and Training Facility.” Any bids received after the specified time and date will not be considered. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, October 18, 2018 the St. John the Baptist Parish, Joel S. McTopy Council Chambers located at 1801 West Airline Hwy. in LaPlace, LA.
The Information for Bidders, Bid Proposal, Plans, Specifications may be examined online or at the Office of Meyer Engineers, Ltd. located at 4937 Hearst Street, Suite 1B, Metairie, LA (504-885-9892). Prime Bidders may obtain copies of Bidding Documents at that office upon payment of $150.00 for hard copy set and/or a non-refundable fee of $25.00 for an electronic set on compact disk which constitutes the cost of reproduction and handling. Deposit on the first set of documents furnished bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of documents in good condition no later than ten (10) days after receipts of bids. Details may be viewed and electronic bids are being accepted at www.centralbidding.com. All Bid Documents and Specifications may also be viewed at the Parish website, www.stjohnsheriff.org.
The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids and to waive any irregularities or informalities incidental thereto, and to accept any bid, which the Owner feels, serves their best interest. Such action will be in accordance with Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes.
Each Bidder must deposit with his/her bid, security in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond.
All bidders must show proof that he/she is licensed in the State of Louisiana to perform this type of construction.
Contractors bidding this work must possess a current Louisiana Building Construction License in accordance with LA-R.S. 37:2150 through 37:2163, as amended, and be in good standing with the State and the Parish.
Contractor’s license number must appear on the face of the sealed envelope containing the bid.
St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office, being a government agency, is exempt from all sales tax. The vendor awarded the contract will be provided documentation to support their tax free purchases for this project. Therefore, the amount you bid should contain no sales tax.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, in the amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the contract price. Certificates of Insurance will also be required as specified in the bid package.
A Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the project site – 947 Cambridge Dr., Laplace, LA 70068.
No bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of opening thereof.
The Contractor shall begin mobilization and procurement of necessary materials within ten (10) working days of the receipt of the Notice to Proceed.
Any person with disabilities requiring Special Accommodation must contact the St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Office at (985) 652-9513 no later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening. Participation by minority and female-owned businesses, as well as businesses located in this Parish, is encouraged.
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST PARISH SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Publish: L’Observateur: 9/19/18, 9/26/18, 10/3/18