Parish of Ascension
OFFICE OF PROCUREMENT
CLINT COINTMENT CYNTHIA LEBLANC
Ascension Parish President Purchasing Director
Sealed bids will be received by Ascension Parish Purchasing Department, 615 E. Worthey, Gonzales, Louisiana (mailing address P.O. Box 2392, Gonzales, Louisiana 70707-2392) until Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10:00am CST. Unless submitting bid via online, bids must be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the Bidder, Bidder’s address, and the name of the material/project for which the bid is submitted. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following:
SCREENED COTTONWOOD OR WHITE PINE SHAVINGS
Specifications: Shavings should be shaved wood, no or very limited sawdust content. Individual bales are to be wrapped in heavy plastic paper. Shavings bales are to be 12” x 16” x 29”, compressed 3.5-4.0 cubic feet per bale, and shall weigh 40-50 pounds suitable to bed 10’ x 10’ stalls. Shavings bales must be identified with the name of the vendor and cubic feet content of each bale. Shavings bales are to be delivered on pallets, consisting of 32 bales per pallet, and secured with heavy plastic wrap.
This material shall be delivered to: Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave, Gonzales, LA 70737
Requirement: All material ordered must be delivered within fifteen (15) working days from the date of order.
Bids will be accepted on a price per bale only for a period of one (1) year to commence upon acceptance by the Ascension Parish Council.
Freight charges, if applicable, should be included in total cost when quoting. If not quoted FOB delivered, freight must be quoted as a separate item. Bids may be rejected if not quoted FOB delivered or if freight charges are not indicated on bid form.
Specification/bidding documents may be obtained at the Ascension Parish Government Purchasing Department located at 615 E. Worthey Street, Gonzales, LA 70737. Electronic Bids are accepted at Central Bidding. Central bidding can be accessed at http://www.centralauctionhouse.com. For questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at (225) 810-4814. All addenda, corrections, and responses to this public notice shall be posted to http://www.centralauctionhouse.com.
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.
The Parish of Ascension reserves the right to disqualify any Bid, response to a Request for Qualifications, or Request for Proposals if it is determined that the submitting business entity is not in good standing with the Louisiana Secretary of State or is not authorized to do business in the State of Louisiana.
Ascension Parish Government reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause.
ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT
CLINT COINTMENT, PARISH PRESIDENT
CHIEF - Please publish: 9/23/2021, 9/30/2021, 10/7/2021
WEEKLY- Please publish: 9/23/2021, 9/30/2021, 10/7/2021
P.O. Box 2392 (70707) --615 E. Worthey St. Gonzales, Louisiana 70737—Telephone 225-450-1115—Fax 225-450-1120