St. Mary Parish School Board District 2: Security Improvements, Berwick and Patterson, Louisiana Attachment: DISTRICT 2 Security Improvements Phase 1.pdf 
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Berwick and Patterson, Louisiana
Sealed bids will be received by the St. Mary Parish School Board for ST. MARY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, DISTRICT 2:  SECURITY IMPROVEMENTS until 2:00 PM, local time on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at the St. Mary Parish School Board Central Office Complex, LA Hwy 317, Centerville, Louisiana, at which time and place said proposals will be publicly opened and read aloud.  Electronic bids at as allowed by Act 590 amended Title 38:2212 are acceptable.  Any bids received after the above-mentioned time will be returned unopened.
Each bid shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the title of the work, the name of the Bidder, the address, date and hour of the bid opening, and the State Contractor’s License Number. The bid shall be addressed as follows:
BID:                  St. Mary Parish School Board 
                        DISTRICT 2:  Security Improvements:  
                        Berwick and Patterson, Louisiana
                        St. Mary Parish School Board
Hwy 317  · P. O. Box 170
Centerville, LA  70522
LICENSE NO.     ____________________                      
Failure to have the license number on the envelope will result in the Bid being returned unopened.
Bid documents will be posted on  To view, download, and receive bid notices by e-mail, you will have to register with Central Auction House (CAH).  Vendors/Contractors will have the option to submit their bids and bid bonds electronically or by paper copy.  Contact Ted Fleming with Central Auction House at 1-866-570-9620 concerning any questions about this process.
PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The project consists of Security Improvements:   to the main entrances of two schools in Berwick and Patterson, Louisiana.  The estimated construction cost for the Base Bid and Alternate for this project is $200,000.  Work must be completed before the start of the 2020-2021 school year.
Prospective Contractors shall be licensed for Building Construction by the State of Louisiana and that license shall be in effect on the date of the bid.
Each proposal must be accompanied by a bid bond, a certified check, or cashier’s check in an amount equal to at least five percent (5%) of the amount bid, made payable without condition to the Owner as a guarantee that the bidder, if awarded the contract, will promptly execute the contract documents.  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 attached form and only on the attached form and shall be dated on or before the bid date. The bid security of all bidders, except the three lowest, will be returned promptly after the canvas of bids.
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference, at which the scope of the project, contract time and other requirements can be discussed with prospective bidders, may be held at the project site.  All bidders will be notified and are encouraged to attend. 
Copies of the contract documents are on file in the St. Mary Parish School Board, Central Office Complex, Hwy 317, Centerville, Louisiana and the office of the Architect, Carl P. Blum AIA Architect, 900 David Drive, P. O. Box 2386, Morgan City, Louisiana 70381, and are open for inspection without charge.
Contractors may obtain contract documents from the Architect by paying a deposit of Fifty Dollars ($50.00).  The full amount of the deposit, on the first set, will be refunded to each contractor who submits a bona fide bid, upon return of the documents in good condition within ten (10) days after the receipt of bids. Contractors and Material Dealers may obtain additional sets of plans and specifications by making a deposit in the amount named above.  Upon return of these documents, in good condition, one half of the deposit will be refunded, the difference representing the cost of printing, assembling, and distributing the sets.  No refund will be made on any set not returned in good condition within ten (10) days after the receipt of bids.
If someone other than a corporate officer signs for the Bidder/Contractor, a copy of a corporate resolution or other signature authorization shall be required for submission of bid.  Failure to include a copy of the appropriate signature authorization, if required, may result in the rejection of the bid unless bidder has complied with LA R.S. 38:22:12(A)(1)(C) or LA R.S. 38:22:12(0). 
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, (c) submitted in ink. 
No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for thirty (30) days.
To the extent permitted by applicable state and federal laws and regulations, the St. Mary Parish School Board reserves the right to reject any and/or proposals for just cause. 
St. Mary Parish School Board
Mr. Michael Taylor, President
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