Advertisement for Bids for
Rental Car Operations 2021-2026
Lafayette Airport Commission
Notice is hereby given that the Lafayette Airport Commission (LAC) will receive sealed bids until 10:00 a.m. CDT on Monday, July 12, 2021, at the offices of the Lafayette Airport Commission, 222 Tower Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508-2124, for the Rental Car Operations, in accordance with the terms and conditions and specifications set forth in the Bid Document. Bids received after the above stated date and time will be returned unopened to the sender.
The Bid Document, which includes the Introduction, Public Notice, Instructions to Bidders, Bid Proposal, and Appendices, may be obtained at the office of the Lafayette Airport Commission, 222 Tower Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508, (337) 266-4401, Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.Each prospective bidder requesting a hard copy Bid Document will be required to submit, to the Lafayette Airport Commission, a Fifty and No/Hundredths ($50.00) Dollars non-refundable deposit, for the cost of reproduction. The Bid Document in PDF format may be obtained, at no cost, by sending an email request to Rene’ Cotton at email@example.com. The Bid Document is also available online and bids may also be submitted online at: https://www.centralauctionhouse.com. Use only original forms which are part of the Bid Document. The LAC does not assume any responsibility for errors or misinterpretations resulting from the use of incomplete sets of the Bid Document.
Questions about the Bid Document or the rental car operations shall be directed to:
Rene’ Cotton, Property Administrator
222 Tower Drive,
Lafayette, LA 70508
A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. CDT in the Conference Room of the Lafayette Airport Commission Administration Building, 222 Tower Drive 70508.A Zoom meeting option is available for attendance at the pre-bid meeting.Meeting URL: https://cbre.zoom.us/j/97329367001, By Phone: (888) 788-0099, Meeting ID: 973 2936 7001. The pre-bid meeting will include a site visit. No other site visits will be conducted outside of the pre-bid meeting, unless at the request of the LAC. All prospective bidders are highly encouraged to attend. Important operational and security information which may affect bids will be presented at this meeting. Any questions regarding the Bid Document, are recommended to be submitted, in writing, prior to the pre-bid meeting to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, June 18, 2021. For a copy of the pre-bid meeting agenda, please provide your email to email@example.com.
The LAC reserves the right to waive informalities or irregularities in any bid, to reject any or all bids, and to re-advertise for bids.
Each bid must be accompanied by a bid security (certified check, cashier’s check, bid bond, letter of credit) in the amount of Three Thousand Six Hundred and No/Hundredths ($3,600.00) Dollars. MONEY ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. If a bid bond is used, it must be written by a surety or insurance company currently on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service list of approved bonding companies which is published annually in the Federal Register, or by a Louisiana domiciled insurance company with at least an A- rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide to write individual bonds up to ten percent (10%) of policyholders’ surplus as shown in the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide or by an insurance company in good standing licensed to write bid bonds which is either domiciled in Louisiana or owned by Louisiana residents.
It is the policy of the LAC as defined in 49 CFR Part 23 to create a level playing field on which Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (ACDBEs) can compete fairly for opportunities. Accordingly, the LAC has established an ACDBE Participation Goal of 3.04% for this solicitation.
Bidders on this solicitation must meet all of the requirements of 49 CFR Parts 23 and 26 and the certification requirements of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LaDOTD). The requirements set forth in the LAC’s Federal ACDBE Program for apply to this solicitation.
All bidders will be required to provide written certification that they will comply with the Lafayette Regional Airport security requirements.
/s/ Steven L. Picou, A.A.E.
LAFAYETTE REGIONAL AIRPORT
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