ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the Acadia Parish Police Jury referred to as "Owner" for the construction of the project described as follows:
NEW MORSE VILLAGE HALL
VILLAGE OF MORSE, LOUISIANA
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received ONLY in the Administrative Building of the Acadia Parish Police Jury, located at 505 Northeast Court Circle in Crowley, Louisiana, or by electronic bid at www.madereng.com until 2:00 o'clock p.m. on Thursday the 24th day of April , 2014 for the “New Morse Village Hall” for the Acadia Parish Police Jury, and shall at that time and place be publicly opened and read aloud. Bids received after the above specified time for opening shall not be considered and shall be returned unopened to the sender. The Bidding Documents (including construction drawings and specifications) may be examined at the office of the engineer, Mader Engineering, Inc., located at 3909 West Congress Street, Suite 101, Lafayette, LA 70506 . Copies of the bidding documents may be examined at the engineer's office located at 3909 West Congress Street, Suite 101, Lafayette, LA 70506 upon deposit of $ 200.00 for each complete set. Plans and specifications will be available until twenty-four (24) hours before the bid opening. In accordance with Louisiana R.S. 38:2212, deposits on the first set of documents furnished to bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of the documents no later that ten (10) days after receipt of bids. On other sets of documents furnished to bidders, the deposit ($ 200.00 ) less the actual cost of reproduction ($ 100.00 ) will be refunded upon return of the documents no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. There will be a NON-MANDATORY pre-bid meeting at the Administrative Building of the Acadia Parish Police Jury on Thursday, April 3 , 2014 at 10:30 a.m.
The work shall consist of the construction of a new Morse Village Hall (approximately 3,000 square foot under roof including porches) and related items as needed to complete said work. The Contractor's classification shall be BUILDING CONSTRUCTION.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. Such actions shall be in accordance the Louisiana R.S. 38:2214.
The Owner requires that each bidder attach to his bid a certified check, cashier's check, or bid bond equivalent to 5% of the total bid as evidence of good faith of the bidder. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Circular 570.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof except as provided by law.
The attention of bidders is called particularly to the requirements for conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Section 109, Executive Order 11246, and all applicable laws and regulations of the Federal government and State of Louisiana and bonding and insurance requirements.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Parish no later than seven (7) days prior to the bid opening.
Please publish March 20, 2014 , March 27, 2014 , and April 3, 2014
Please contact Mader Engineering by phone or email to be listed on the planholder list.