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5000133057-HOPE HAVEN FITNESS TRAIL 1000 BARATARIA BOULEVARD, MARRERO, 70072 PROJECT NUMBER 20-1919 Attachment: FINAL SPECS-20-1919 Specs Dated 12-15-2020.pdf 
Louisiana > Jefferson Parish Government
Solicitation: 32909410

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Bid Law Requirement Update: Act 406
Vendors will be required to submit certain documentation with bid submission, i.e. affidavits, proof of insurance, etc. These requirements will be outlined specifically in the instructions of each bid package. Vendors should continue to carefully read and respond accordingly per the requirements of the bid packages. These changes are pursuant Louisiana Public Bid Law more specifically, Act 406 of the 2016 Louisiana Legislative Regular Session. For the purposes of this communication, this change applies to Jefferson Parish Government bid solicitations only. For more information, please call Jefferson Parish Purchasing at 504-364-2678.

Electronic Bond Submission May Be Required
If the bid documents require a surety, vendors submitting responses to Jefferson Parish through this site must submit an electronic bond through the respective online clearinghouse bond management system(s). You may click the link below to use https://www.centralauctionhouse.com/central-bidding/bid-bonds

Bid Submittal Formats:

While this site accepts various file types, sizes and quantities, the preferred method for delivering all of the appropriate and required bid documents is one single scanned PDF file. Vendors submitting bids with multiple uploaded images/photos of bid responses are solely responsible for clarity. If uploaded images/documents are not legible, the vendors submission will be rejected. Please note all requirements in this SUBMITTAL package for electronic bid submission.

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TO RESPOND TO THIS SOLICITATION, PLEASE PRINT THE ENTIRE BID FORM INCLUDING BID INSTRUCTIONS. COMPLETE THE BID FORM AND ATTACH ANY SPECIFICATIONS OR ADDITIONAL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS. SCAN THE ENTIRE BID RESPONSE AND UPLOAD TO THE ONLINE BIDDING SITE. ENSURE THAT YOU HAVE REVIEWED ALL INSTRUCTIONS THAT APPLY TO THIS BID, AS THE REQUIREMENTS FOR BOND SUBMISSIONS HAVE CHANGED.

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BID NO. 50-00133057
 
 
Sealed Bids will be received electronically through our E-Procurement site at www.jeffparishbids.net until 2:00 p.m., February 23, 2021 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.
 
Bid Openings:
 
All bids will be publicly opened at the West Bank location at 200 Derbigny Street, Suite 4400, Gretna, LA 70043 and via teleconference at 2:30 p.m., by calling the following number:
 
        Dial-in Number: (504) 323-1800
        Meeting ID: 181357
 
Bids will be accepted through Central Bidding. Bids will be received until 2 p.m. The public bid opening and teleconference will begin at 2:30 p.m. on each bid opening date for the following project:
 
                                      HOPE HAVEN FITNESS TRAIL
                    1000 BARATARIA BOULEVARD, MARRERO, 70072
                                                  PROJECT NUMBER 20-1919
 
           The work consists of construction of a new recreational park fitness trail along
                        Barataria Boulevard south of Archbishop Shaw High School
 
Purchases for this project shall be exempt from state sales and use tax according to La. R.S. 47:301(8)(c)(i).  The successful bidder shall be granted the tax-exempt status of Jefferson Parish via Form R-1020, Designation of Construction Contractor as Agent of a Governmental Entity Sales Tax Exemption Certificate.  Form R-1020 is distributed by the Louisiana Department of Revenue.
 
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 bid surety bond in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total amount bid, and payable without condition to the owner. 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 Meyer Engineers, Ltd., 4937 Hearst Street, Suite 1B, Metairie, La 70001 (Phone: 504-885-9892 or fax 504-887-5056) by licensed contractors upon receipt of $150.00 per hard copy set and/or a non-refundable fee of $25.00 for an electronic set on compact disc. 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 LA-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 the non-mandatory pre-bid conference which will be held at 1200 Barataria Blvd, (empty lot next to “WE CARE”, Marrero, La 70072 on February 2, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.  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
Director
Purchasing Department
 
Misty A. Camardelle
Assistant Director
Purchasing Department

 
ADV: The New Orleans Advocate: January 6, January, 13 & January 20, 2021
 
For additional information, please visit the Purchasing Webpage at http://purchasing.jeffparish.net or you may call 504-364-2678. 

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