ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Separate sealed bids will be received by the Council of the City of Alexandria, Louisiana at the City Council Meeting Chambers, Alexandria City Hall, 915 Third Street, until 10:00 A.M. local time on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud for:
KISATCHIE GROUND STORAGE TOWER AND ROOF REPAIRS
The Bidding Documents may be examined at the office of the Engineer:
MEYER, MEYER, LACROIX & HIXSON, INC.
TELEPHONE (318) 448-0888
100 ENGINEER PLACE
ALEXANDRIA, LOUISIANA 71303
Bidding documents on a USB flash drive may be obtained from the office of the Engineer at a cost per copy of $40.00, which represents the cost of reproduction and handling, and is nonrefundable. Any requests for bid documents must be accompanied by payment in full. Prime Bidders must obtain Bidding Documents from the Engineer. Bids received from Contractors utilizing any other Bidding Document source will be returned unopened.
The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible, responsive bidder with the right reserved by the City to reject any or all Bids for just cause as defined by LA R.S. 2214(B). No bidder may withdraw his bid within 45 days after the actual date of opening thereof.
All bidders are encouraged to attend a Non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference to be held at the Office of the Engineer at 100 Engineer Place, Alexandria, Louisiana on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., local time.
Preference is hereby given to materials, supplies and provisions produced, manufactured or grown in Louisiana, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside of the State.
Each bid must be accompanied by bid security made payable to Owner in an amount of 5 percent of bidder’s maximum bid price and in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or a bid bond. The successful bidder will be required to obtain a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in the amount of 100% of the contract amount. All bonds shall be executed by such sureties as are named in U.S. Department of the Treasury Circular 570. A bond signed by an agent or attorney-in-fact must be accompanied by a certified copy of that individual’s authority to bind the surety.
Bids must be filed prior to the above hour and date with the undersigned at City Hall.
Bidders have the option to submit bids electronically. Bidders seeking to submit bids electronically shall register online at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Bidders choosing to submit electronic bids online will be charged a fee by electronic bidding website. Additionally, contractors shall obtain a digital signature certificate prior to submitting bids online. Electronic bids shall be accompanied by the bid security and power-of-attorney required by this solicitation.
Bidders electing to submit bids electronically shall follow procedures as established by the electronic bidding website. Proper and timely submission of an electronic bid is the responsibility of the Bidder. Bidders are encouraged to complete the electronic bid documents in advance of bid closing. Late bids due to malfunction of internet infrastructure, certificate service providers, electronic bid bond providers, or other interruptions shall not be accepted. The City of Alexandria is not responsible for damages, lost revenue, etc., for bids not timely received due to malfunctions or breakdown of the either the internet or the electronic bidding service. Telephone or facsimile bids are invalid and shall not receive consideration.
Address for Address for Address for
Postal Delivery Courier or Overnight Delivery Electronic Delivery
Ms. Donna Jones, City Clerk Ms. Donna Jones, City Clerk www.centralauctionhouse.com
915 Third Street 915 Third Street
Alexandria, LA 71301 Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone (318) 449-5047
ISI DONNA JONES
PLEASE PUBLISH: July 29, August 5, and August 12
TO: All Prospective Bidders
PROJECT: City of Alexandria
Kisatchie Ground Storage Tower and Roof Repairs
MML&H Project No. 7546.01
CLASSIFICATION: Building Construction or Municipal and Public Works Construction
PROJECT ENGINEER: Wm. Luke Miller, PE
PROJECT ESTIMATE: $150,000 - $160,000
CONTRACT TIME: 240 Working Days (See Comment Below)
BID DATE: Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.
BID LOCATION: Alexandria City Hall
915 Third Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
MAJOR ITEMS OF WORK:
• The project includes partial demolition of the existing roof, construction of a new
sloped roof on top of an existing building, new tower foundation supported on helical
piles, erection of new communication tower, and relocation of existing equipment to new
• Variability in Communication Tower lead-time, based on material and equipment
availability, will be considered by Owner and Engineer with respect to Contract Time.
The Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents may be examined at the office of the
Meyer, Meyer, LaCroix & Hixson, Inc.
100 Engineer Place
Alexandria, Louisiana 71303
Telephone (318) 448-0888
USB copies of the plans, specifications, and contract documents may be obtained from
the office of the engineer. The cost per set will be $40, which represents the actual cost
of reproduction and handling and will not be refunded. Any requests for bid documents
shall be accompanied by payment in full.
Each bid proposal is to be accompanied by a bid bond in the amount of five (5%) percent
of the base bid. Bidders may not withdraw their bid within thirty (45) days after the
actual date of opening thereof. The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities
or to reject any or all bids.
Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid meeting will be held August 16, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at MML&H