ELECTRONIC BIDS will be received by the Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department (TVFD) until, October 20, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. local time at which time bids will be retrieved from the Central Auction House (CAH) website and read aloud in the TVFD meeting room located at 800 Parish Road, Thibodaux, LA 70301 for one new 2023 Custom Pumper Apparatus, Engine 23 – Bowie Fire Co. No. 1.
Bid Documents are available for download and examination at 7:00 a.m. on September 20, 2022 only at CAH’s website www.centralbidding.com. To view the bidding documents, download, and receive notices by e-mail, bidders must register with CAH. For information about the electronic submittal process, contact Central Auction House at (225) 810-4814. Hard copies of bid documents will not be distributed nor accepted.
Each proposal must be accompanied by a Bid Bond in the amount of 5% of the bid submitted as a proposal guarantee, which, it is agreed by the bidder, will be forfeited in the event their proposal is accepted and the contract is not executed. Bid bond shall be signed by an officer of the manufacturing company. Personal or company checks are not acceptable as a bonding medium. All bidders must have the ability to provide the requested bid bond and performance bond called for in these specifications. Bidders who are only able to provide a supply bond in lieu of a performance bond will not be considered. No bidder may withdraw his proposal for at least thirty (30) calendar days after the time scheduled for the opening of bids. Each bid shall be submitted on the bid form provided by the TVFD. A performance bond acceptable to the TVFD must be submitted within thirty (30) days after the formal awarding of the contract.
Contact Fire Chief Tony Boudreaux at 985-258-6205 or by email at email@example.com for any clarification with regard to the bid documents. TVFD reserves the right to reject any bid if it is determined that the submitting business entity is not in good standing with the Louisiana Secretary of State or is not authorized to do business in the State of Louisiana. TVFD also reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause.
Thibodaux Volunteer Fire Department
Ron Bourgeois, Board President
Publication Dates – September 20, 29 and October 6, 2022