St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1 522 Robert Blvd.
Slidell, LA 70458
January 30, 2020
St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1 will be accepting sealed proposals for the construction of a 2,245 square foot addition to its Training Academy located at 34780 South Range Rd., Slidell, LA 70460.
Those interested in submitting proposals may obtain drawings and specifications, upon deposit of $200.00, at the St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1 Headquarters located at 522 Robert Blvd., Slidell, LA 70458, or by emailing email@example.com for information.
Sealed bid proposals shall be marked “SEALED-TRAINING ACADEMY ADDITION” and shall also contain the respondent’s Louisiana Contractor’s Name and License Number on the outside of the envelope. In accordance with La. R.S. 37:2163, the Contractor shall certify that he holds an active license. The contractor shall hold a Louisiana’s Contractor’s license in Municipal & Public Works Construction and/or Building Construction.
All entities submitting a bid must have at least 5 years previous construction experience in the State of Louisiana. This requirement is applicable to all persons holding an ownership interest of five (5%) percent or greater in any partnership or joint venture submitting a bid.
In the case of electronic bid proposals, a contractor may submit an authentic digital signature on the electronic bid proposal accompanied by the contractor’s license number in order to meet the requirements of La. R.S. 37:2163. Except as otherwise provided in La. R.S. 37:2163, if the bid does not contain the contractor’s certification and show the contractor’s license number on the bid envelope, the bid shall be automatically rejected and shall be returned to the bidder marked “Rejected” and shall not be read aloud.
Sealed proposals must be marked “SEALED–TRAINING ACADEMY ADDITION” and submitted to St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1 Headquarters, 522 Robert Blvd., Slidell, LA 70458 no later than 4PM, Friday, March 20, 2020.
All bids received will be opened immediately following the deadline, on March 13, 2020 at 4:01 pm at Fire District #1’s Headquarters building.
In accordance with la. R.S. 37:2163, the Contractor shall certify that he holds an active license under the provisions of La. R.S. 2163 and all architects, engineers, and awarding authorities shall place in their bid specifications the requirement.
Furthermore, all persons or entities providing supplemental services, such as engineering services, overnight and/or contract management must have at least 5 years previous design and construction experience in the State of Louisiana. This requirement is applicable to all persons holding an ownership interest of five (5%) percent or greater in any partnership or joint venture.
There will be a mandatory pre-bid meeting held at the jobsite at 34780 South Range Rd., Slidell, LA 70460 on Monday, March 9, 2020 at 9:00 AM. All prime respondents must have an officer, principal, manager, or supervisor present during the entire duration of the pre-bid meeting.
The signature on the bid must be that of an authorized representative of the corporation, partnership or other legal entity, as defined by the Louisiana Public Bid Law Revised Statute 38:2212.A.(1)(c) which dictates parties authorized to submit bids for public contracts.
All required Certificates of Liability Insurance shall list the Fire District as an “additional insured”.
All applicable Federal, State, Local laws, ordinance, and the rules and regulations of all authorities having jurisdiction over construction of the project shall apply to the contract throughout.
All proposals, bids and applications are welcomed. The Fire District encourages participation by Minority, Women-Owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms.
Deposits are refundable to bonafide prime respondents and will be 50% refundable to all others with the return of complete and unmarked documents no later than 10 days after receipt of proposals.