NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed Bids will be received by the Caldwell Parish School Board, 219 Main Street, Columbia, Louisiana 71418 until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, April 28, 2011 and read out loud for the following project:
LIMITED RENOVATIONS & ADDITIONS TO
COLUMBIA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
CALDWELL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
219 MAIN STREET
COLUMBIA, LOUISIANA 71418
BIDS ARE ALSO BEING ACCEPTED AT WWW.CENTRALBIDDING.com
Complete Bidding Documents for this project are available in electronic form. They may be obtained without charge and without deposit from www.aeplans.com Printed copies are not available from the Architect but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to the Architect at:
HERBERT LAND ARCHITECT INC PH: 318 - 322 – 2694 ext 2
1900 Stubbs Avenue, Suite A FAX: 318 - 322 - 2695
Monroe, Louisiana 71201-5751 Bill@LandAIA.com
All bids must be accompanied by bid security equal to five percent (5%) of the base bid and all additive alternates, and must be in the form of a certified check, cashier's check or bid bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, countersigned by a person who is under contract with the surety company or bond issuer as a licensed agent in this State and who is residing in this State. No Bid Bond indicating an obligation of less than five percent (5%) by any method is acceptable. If a Bid Bond is used, it must comply with Louisiana RS 38:2218.
A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, April 14, 2011 in the Columbia Elementary School Cafeteria, 205 Church Street, Columbia, Louisiana, for all interested contractors. Bids will be accepted only from General Contractors who attend this meeting. The estimated Construction Cost is approximately $ 1,300,000.00.
The Successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance and payment bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, and shall be countersigned by a person who is contracted with the surety company or bond issuer as agent of the company or issuer, and who is licensed as an insurance agent in this State and who is residing in this State, in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount.
Only Contractors licensed according to Contractor's Licensing Law, R.S. 37:2151-2163, shall be considered if his bid is greater than $50,000.00 and shall show his license number on exterior of Bid Envelope and above his signature or the signature of his duly authorized representative.
No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after receipt of bids per Louisiana Revised Statue 38:2215(A).
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids in accordance with the Bid Law.
CALDWELL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
John R. Sartin, Superintendent
Publication Dates: 3-30-11, 4-6-11, 4-13-11