ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids from contractors will be received by the ST. LANDRY PARISH SCHOOL BOARD, 1013 Creswell Lane, Opelousas Louisiana 70570 or electronically via WWW.CENTRALAUCTIONHOUSE.COM on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.. CDST for the following:
Provide Materials and Labor
Eunice Elementary Asbestos Abatement
Floor Tile, Floor Tile Mastic and Pipe Insulation for
St. Landry Parish School Board
Sealed bids will be received in accordance with the Instruction to Bidders and the Bid Proposal Form. Bids shall be accepted only from contractors who are licensed by the State of Louisianan for the Classification noted below. Only a bona fide sealed bid will be considered at opening time, bids received after closing time will be returned unopened. Sealed bids may be hand carried or mailed to the address listed above.
In accordance with Louisiana RS 38:2212, vendors may submit their bid electronically at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Plans and specifications are available by electronic means. The web site is available 24 hours a day seven days a week. Vendors submitting bids electronically are required to provide the same documents as vendors submitting through the mail or by hand delivery. Regardless of the bid results, the vendor will have 48 hours from opening of the bids to provide the St. Landry Parish School Board the original documents. If a certified check, or cashier’s check, is submitted as the bid security, electronic copies of both the front and back of the check shall be included with the electronic bid. If a vendor fails to provide the original hard copies of these documents within 48 hours of the bid opening, their bid shall be considered non-responsive.
Bidding documents may be obtained at the office of: Poche' Prouet Associates, LLC., 100 Central St., Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70501 (337-237-6517). Contractors, sub-contractors and Material suppliers licensed under R.S. 37:2150-2164 may secure from the engineer complete sets of Bid Documents upon deposit of $45.00 (Forty-five dollars and zero cents) for each set of Contract Documents. NOTE: NO CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED - ONLY CHECKS OR MONEY ORDERS MADE PAYABLE TO POCHE’ PROUET ASSOCIATES, LLC. Plans and specifications shall be available until twenty-four hours before the bid opening date. Deposit for the first set is fully refundable to all bona fide prime contract bidders and a 50% refund shall be made for all additional sets to prime bidders and to all sub- contractors and material suppliers, upon return of the documents in good condition no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. The deposit for damaged, incomplete or late returned documents will be forfeited.
Contractors will be responsible for all shipping costs, which is non-refundable.
All bids must be accompanied by Bid Security equal to five percent (5%) of the Base Bid plus all additive alternates and must be in the form of a Bid Bond, Certified Check, or Cashier's Check, written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana and payable to the St. Landry Parish School Board.
The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount and who is currently on the U.S. Department of Treasury Financial Management Service List and complies with R.S. 38:2219. The bond shall not be accepted if written for an amount exceeding the amount listed in the Treasury Financial Management Service List. The bond shall be countersigned by a person who is under
contract with the surety company or bond issuer as an agent of the company or issuer, and who is licensed as an insurance agent in this State, and who is residing in this State.
A Non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Monday, December 4, 2018, 10:00 a.m., at Eunice Elementary 451 S. 9th St., Eunice, LA 70535. This project is classified as a Asbestos Abatement project and that the Bidder certifies that he meets all licensing requirements of this State and is duly and currently licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2164. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after receipt of all bids. The owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities incidental thereto.