ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
BID NO. 50-00131833
Sealed Bids will be received in the West Bank Purchasing Department, Suite 4400, Jefferson Parish General Government Building, 200 Derbigny Street, Gretna, LA 70053 until 2:00pm, September 15, 2020 and publicly opened thereafter. At no charge, bidders may submit via Jefferson Parish’s electronic procurement page by visiting www.jeffparishbids.net to register for this free site. For convenience, bidders may also submit bids in the East Bank Purchasing Department, Suite 404, Jefferson Parish Joseph S. Yenni Building, 1221 Elmwood Park Blvd., Jefferson, LA 70123. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, all public bid openings have been suspended. Bid openings will continue and be made available via phone conference.
Dial-in Number: (504) 323-1800
Meeting ID: 181357
Bids will be accepted through Central Bidding or manual submission. Manually-submitted bids can be delivered to either Purchasing office location; however, if submitting bids on the day of the bid opening, bidders must submit at the West Bank location. Advertised bids will be received until 2 p.m. The bid opening teleconference will begin at 2:30 p.m. on the bid opening date for the following project:
BROWN AVENUE DRAINAGE IMPROVMENTS – 18TH STREET TO HAROLD STREET -PUBLIC WORKS PROJECT NO. 2017-068-DR
The project consists of installation of reinforced concrete pipe arch (RCPA) within the existing Brown Avenue Canal for covering of the canal as well as tie – in of the RCPA to an existing reinforced concrete box (RCB) and to existing RCPA.
All bids must be in accordance with the contract documents on file with the Jefferson Parish Purchasing Department, Suite 4400, Jefferson Parish General Government Building, at 200 Derbigny Street, Gretna, Louisiana. All bidders must show the Bid Number on the outside of their bid envelope. Late bids will not be accepted.
Each Bid must be accompanied by certified check, cashiers check, or bid bond acceptable to the owner in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total amount bid, and payable without condition to the owner. If submitting a bid online, vendors must submit an electronic bid bond through the respective online clearinghouse bond management system(s) as indicated in the electronic bid Solicitation on Central Auction House. No scanned paper copies of any bid bond will be accepted as part of the electronic bid submission.
The drawings and specifications are on file and open for inspection in the Jefferson Parish Purchasing Department, Suite 4400, Jefferson Parish General Government Building, at 200 Derbigny Street, Gretna, Louisiana. A complete set of Contract Documents may be secured from H. Davis Cole & Associates, LLC, 1340 Poydras Street, Suite 1850, New Orleans, LA 70112 (PHONE 504-836-2020, FAX 504-836-2010) by licensed contractors upon receipt of $125.00 per set. Deposit on the first set of documents furnished bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of documents in good condition no later than ten (10) days after receipts of bids.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a performance bond guaranteeing faithful performance of the contract. Companies providing the bonds shall comply with the requirements of LRS-R.S. 38:2218 and R.S. 38:2219 as applicable.
The Jefferson Parish Council reserves the right to reject all bids and to reject bids for just cause, pursuant to the law. Jefferson Parish and its partners as the recipients of federal funds are fully committed to awarding a contract(s) to firm(s) that will provide high quality services and that are dedicated to diversity and to containing costs. Thus, Jefferson Parish strongly encourages the involvement of minority and/or woman-owned business enterprises (DBE’s, including MBE’s, WBE’s and SBE’s) to stimulate participation in procurement and assistance programs.
All prospective bidders are invited to attend this non-mandatory pre-bid conference which will be held September 3, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. via teleconference. The teleconference will be
made available by calling the following Dial-in Number: (504) 323-1800, Meeting ID: 181357. However, failure to attend the pre-bid conference shall not relieve the bidder of responsibility for information discussed at the conference. Furthermore, failure to attend the pre-bid conference and inspection does not relieve the successful bidder from the necessity of furnishing materials or performing any work that may be required to complete the work in accordance with the specification with no additional cost to the owner.
Renny Simno Misty Camardelle
Director Assistant Director
Purchasing Department Purchasing Department
ADV: The New Orleans Advocate: August 19. August 26, & September 2, 2020
For additional information, please visit the Purchasing Webpage at http://purchasing.jeffparish.net or you may call at 504-364-2678.