Parish of Ascension
ascension parish president
Sealed bids will be received by Ascension Parish Government at the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Office, 615 E. Worthey Street, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737 (mailing address P. O. Box 2392, Gonzales, Louisiana 70707-2392) until 10:00 a.m. CST on May 25, 2021. Bids received after the closure time, as stated herein, will be returned unopened. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the construction project entitled.
2020 PUA CWEF Grant Improvements Altitude Valve at Elevated Storage Tank
Contract No. 20-1931-15
Community Water Enrichment Fund: FY 2019-2020
CWEF Grant Number: 1920-CWEF-ASC-001
CWEF Project Number: 2000515192
Grant No: 2005S
STATEMENT OF WORK:
Consists of adding an altitude valve with heat tracing and insulation, a bypass valve, and related work at the PUA
Elevated Storage Tank in Donaldsonville, LA
Bidding Documents may be obtained at the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Department located at 615 E. Worthey St. Gonzales, LA 7037. Electronic Bids are accepted at Central Bidding. Central Bidding can be accessed at http://www.centralauctionhouse.com. Bidding Documents are available at Central Bidding for questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at (225) 810-4814. Complete bid documents can also be made available without charge and without deposit from Lettermans Blue Print and Supply (httP://www.lettermansbidconnect.com). Printed copies are not available from the Designer, but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to the Designer at: Owen and White, Inc.; David W. Kozan, P.E.; Email Dkozan@owenandwhite.com. Phone Number: (225) 231-0325.
submittal process before application. The following are acceptable methods:
Hand-delivered to: 615 E. Worthey Road, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737
Certified receipt mailed to: P. O. Box 2392, Gonzales, Louisiana 70707-2392
Uploaded to: www.centralauctionhouse.com
To address the above requirement for electronic bids, Ascension Parish Government will allow electronic bids submitted via the parish-approved online bid site to be submitted as follows (Refer to L.R.S. 38:2212):
A copy of the bid bond MUST be attached to the bid documents submitted electronically.
The original bid bond document must be received in our office no later than 48 hours after bid opening date and time.
The bid bond envelope must be clearly labeled as a Bid Bond with the project name, the vendor’s name as it appears on the bid documents and the vendor’s address.
All addenda, Amendments, Letters of Clarification, and Withdrawal Notices will be posted online at www.centralauctionhouse.com.
Construction proposal information may be accessed online at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Users shall select “Login” and, if necessary, submit and create a New User Registration to view and download drawings. Upon creating a user registration account, users must click “Ascension Parish Government” to view any current advertised listings. This listing is titled “2020 PUA CWEF Grant Improvements Altitude Valve at Elevated Storage Tank”.
All registered users will have the ability to submit questions and view project information as well as view project drawings.
The Ascension Parish Government shall not be responsible if the bidder cannot complete and submit a bid due to failure or incomplete delivery of the files submitted via the internet.
NOTE: All Questions regarding this project and the bid packages shall be submitted to the Purchasing Department via firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:00 p.m. CST on May 14, 2021.
Responses will be coordinated with the Project Engineer and Posted on the www.centralauctionhouse.com website by 5:00 p.m. CST on May 18, 2021.
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid meeting will be held at 1:00 pm CST on May 12, 2021 on-site at the PUA Elevated Storage Tank located at 1116 Mill Street Donaldsonville, LA 70346.
Bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid must accompany each Bid and shall be made payable to Ascension Parish Government. See bid documents for specific criteria.
RS 38:2218. Evidence of good faith; countersigning:
The public entity advertising for bids for work shall require the bidders to attach a certified check, cashier's check, or bid bond for not more than five percent of the contract price of work to be done, as an evidence of good faith of the bidder. The public entity advertising for bids for work may require the bidders to attach a certified check, cashier's check, or bid bond for not more than five percent of the estimated price of supplies or materials, as evidence of good faith of the bidder.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of opening thereof.
Ascension Parish Government reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause.
Ascension Parish Government
Clint Cointment, Parish President
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