INVITATION TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids for Emergency Levee Repairs for the Drainage District 2 of 12 Levee will be received on April 15, 2021 until 10:00 a.m., by the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District, 3862 Hwy. 1, Raceland, LA 70394. At 10:00 a.m., all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Subsequent to the opening, the bid/bids will be evaluated by the appropriate party/parties and will be presented to the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee, and Drainage District for handling in accordance with the Louisiana Public Bid Law.
Each bid shall be either hand delivered by the bidder or his agent, or such bid shall be sent by United States Postal Service registered or certified mail with a return receipt requested, or shall be submitted electronically with Central Auction House (CAH). Bids shall not be accepted or taken, including receiving any hand delivered bids, on days which are recognized as holidays by the United States Postal Service.
All bids must reach the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District, 3862 Highway 1, Raceland, Louisiana 70394 before 10:00 a.m. on the day of the bid opening. Failure of the U.S. Mail to deliver the bids timely shall not be considered due cause for the scheduled time of the bid opening to be extended.
Official bid documents are posted on http://www.centralauctionhouse.com. To view these, download, and receive bid notices by e-mail, you must register with Central Auction House (CAH). Vendors/Contractors have the option to submit their bids electronically or by paper copy. For information about the electronic submittal process, contact Central Auction House at 1-866-570-9620.
Project Name: EMERGENCY LEVEE REPAIRS FOR THE
DRAINAGE DISTRICT 2 OF 12 LEVEE
Project Description: The base bid includes dredging approximately 20,000 cubic yards of earthen material from Bayou Folse using a barge mounted dragline. Material is to be placed along the protected side slope of the levee and bucket shaped as indicated in the drawings issued for bid and other miscellaneous work necessary to construct this project as described in the plans and specifications.
Probable Construction Cost: $426,500.00
Bids must be submitted on the Louisiana Uniform Public Works Bid Form furnished with the Bidding Documents. Bid sheets will be issued only to contractors and/or subcontractors licensed in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 37:2150 through 2173 of the Louisiana Legislature. Contractors desiring to bid shall submit their Louisiana Contractor’s License Number as evidence that they hold a license of HIGHWAY, STREET AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION AND/OR HEAVY CONSTRUCTION AND/OR MUNICIPAL AND PUBLIC WORKS CONSTRUCTION that is in full force and effect.
The plans, specifications, and proposal forms are on file in the office of North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District, 3862 Highway 1, Raceland, Louisiana 70394 and may be obtained by each prospective bidder from Leonard Chauvin P.E., P.L.S., Inc. upon payment of $75.00 per set. Deposits on the first set of documents furnished prime bidders shall 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 the actual cost of reproductions shall be refunded upon return of the documents no later than ten days after receipt of the bids. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any clarification or information with regard to the specifications. The cost of mailing, if required, shall be billed separately for an additional non-refundable $35.00.
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference will be held on April 7, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. at the office of North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District, 3862 Highway 1, Raceland, Louisiana 70394. Following the mandatory pre-bid conference will be an optional pre-bid site visit. All questions relating to the project shall be submitted in written form by email to email@example.com. The deadline for submitting questions relating to the project is 10:00 a.m. local time April 9, 2021.
If someone other than a corporate officer signs for the Bidder/Contractor, a copy of a corporate resolution or other signature authorization shall be required for submission of bid. Failure to include a copy of the appropriate signature authorization, if required, may result in the rejection of the bid unless bidder has complied with LA R.S. 38:22:12(A)(1)(C) or LA R.S. 38:2212(0).
All proposals must be accompanied by a Certified Check, Cashier's Check or Bid Bond in the amount of five (5%) percent of the amount of the proposal made payable to the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee, and Drainage District. Failure to do so will result in the bid/bids being declared nonresponsive and shall be cause for rejection.
A Bid will be considered responsive if it conforms in all respects with the conditions and requirements of the Bidding Documents. In order to be considered responsive, the Louisiana Uniform Public Works Bid Form must; (a) be fully completed, signed and be responsive in all respects to the Bidding Documents; (b) be made on the Bid Forms provided and submitted intact.
Successful bidders must register with the Lafourche Parish Sales and Use Tax Department for use tax purposes. The North Lafourche Conservation, Levee, and Drainage District reserves the right to reject any and all bids in accordance with State Bid Law.
Dwayne Bourgeois, Executive Director
North Lafourche Conservation, Levee, and Drainage District
Publish Dates: March 22, 2021; March 29, 2021; and April 5, 2021