Sealed bids will be received by The City of Gonzales, 120 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737, on Thursday, December 10, 2020, until 9:00 A.M. and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud for construction of the project described as follows:
STATEMENT OF WORK:
This project consists of full removal of all structures, public facilities, and utility infrastructure both above and below ground. Scope of work includes removal and disposal of household hazardous materials, homes, and utilities, backfilling and site grading. Work shall be performed by a contractor properly licensed and certified to perform required tasks.
All Bids must be in accordance with the Contract Documents on file at City Hall, 120 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737.
Copies of Specifications, Bid Documents, Contract Documents and Specifications for use in preparing Bids may be obtained from the Gonzales City Hall, 120 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, LA 70737, (225) 647-2841 upon payment of One Hundred Fifty Dollars ($150.00) dollars per set made payable to the CITY OF GONZALES. Documents can be mailed to bidders for an additional $10.00 per set. Deposits on the first set of Documents furnished to a bona fide Prime Bidder, fully licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board of Contractors, will be fully refunded upon return of the documents in original condition and no later than ten (10) days after receipt of Bids. No refund will be made to non-bidders or sub-bidders. Documents may also be obtained at www.centralauctionhouse.com .
Where bids are to be received on forms furnished by the awarding authority, no contract documents shall be issued to anyone except a Licensed Contractor or his authorized Representatives. In no event shall any documents for bidding be issued later than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the hour and date set for receiving bids.
Each bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the bidder, his/her address, contractor's state license number and the name of the project for which the bid is submitted. If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the bid must be enclosed in another envelope addressed to the City of Gonzales, 120 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737, mailed certified mail and must be received no later than the bid opening.
In addition to paper bids, electronic bids and electronic bid bonds for the following project will be downloaded by the City of Gonzales. Electronic bids and electronic bid bonds must be submitted through www.centralauctionhouse.com prior to the electronic bidding deadline. Beginning at 9:00 am (CST) on Thursday, December 10, 2020 all bids will be downloaded. No bids are accepted after 9:00 am.
Contractors desiring to bid shall submit to the Engineer, with their request for Contract Documents, contract documents deposit and evidence that they hold State License of proper classification and in full force and effect.
Bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Total Bid must accompany each Bid, and shall be made payable to the Owner.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of opening thereof.
A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Gonzales City Hall, 120 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, LA 70737. All questions must be submitted in writing to the City of Gonzales Chief Engineer by Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
In accordance with La. R.S. 38:2227 and La. R.S. 38:2212.10, each bidder on this project must submit the completed Attestation Clause (Past Criminal Convictions of Bidders and Verification of Employees) 3 page form.The Attestation Clause form shall be submitted to City of Gonzales Chief Engineer at 120 S. Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, LA 70737 within 10 days after the opening of bids.
CITY OF GONZALES
BY: /s/ MR. BARNEY ARCENEAUX
TO APPEAR IN THE:
GONZALES WEEKLY CITIZEN
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