NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Calcasieu Parish School Board will receive sealed bids until 2:00 P.M., March 31, 2011 , at its offices at the Calcasieu Parish School Board, Planning & Construction Department, Chennault Facilities, 3800 Mallard Cove Drive, P.B.#506, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615 for Phase V- Cafeteria Expansion and Miscellaneous Improvements to Maplewood Middle School District #23 , Bond Funds, Bid. No. 2011-07PC.Complete plans and specifications may be obtained from Ellender Architects and Associates, LLC, 1521 Cypress Street, Sulphur, Louisiana 70663.
No Bid shall be considered or accepted unless the bid is accompanied by bid security in an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the Base Bid and all Additive Alternates. The bid security shall be in the form of certified check or cashier’s check drawn on a bank insured by the FDIC, or Calcasieu Parish School Board Bid Bond Form contained in the Front End Documents written by a surety company licensed to do business in Louisiana with a A.M. Best rating of “A” or better, countersigned by a person who is under contract with the surety company or bond insurer as a licensed agent in this state and who is residing in this state.
Bids shall be accepted only from Contractors who are licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2163, Act 635, effective January 1, 1989, for the classification Roofing and Building Construction. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after receipt of bids, except under the provisions of LA. R.S. 38:2214. Evidence of authority to submit the bid shall be required in accordance with R.S. 38:2212 (A) (1) (c) and/or R.S. 39:1594 (C) (2) (d).
Each bid must be placed in an envelope, sealed and marked on the outside, “Phase V- Cafeteria Expansion and Miscellaneous Improvements to Maplewood Middle School District #23 Bid No. 2011-07PC, to be opened at 2:00 P.M., March 31, 2011, at the Calcasieu Parish School Board, Planning & Construction Department, Chennault Facilities, P.B. #506, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615”.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids. In accordance with La. R.S. 38:2212 (A) (1) (b), the provisions and requirements of this Section, those stated in the advertisement for bids, and those required on the bid form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.
A deposit may be required on the bid documents; however, the deposit shall not exceed twice the actual cost of reproduction. Deposits on the first set of documents furnished bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of the documents no later than ten days after receipt of bids. On other sets of documents furnished to bidders the deposit less actual cost of reproduction, will be refunded upon return of the documents no later than ten days after receipt of bids. R.S. 38:2212 (A) (1) (e).
Bid may also be submitted by electronic means security/password protected to this location, ensuring the following is included on all pages of all correspondence: www.centralauctionhouse.com
Wayne Savoy, Secretary
Calcasieu Parish School Board
Pc: Bruchhaus, Trahan, Heath, Architect or Designer, State License Board for Contractors, Daily Journal of Commerce, F. W. Dodge, File
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