Lafayette Regional Airport - NW Perimeter Security Fence Replacement
Louisiana > Lafayette Regional Airport
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Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received until 9:00 a.m. CDT on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at the offices of the Lafayette Airport Commission, 200 Terminal Drive, Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70508-2124, or online at https://www.centralauctionhouse.com, and thereafter be publicly opened and read aloud at the Commission Room Lobby, 200 Terminal Drive, Second Floor, Room 239, Lafayette, LA 70508,for the following project.
Lafayette Airport Commission – Lafayette Regional Airport
Northwest Perimeter Security Fencing Replacement
The scope of work for this project will include replacement of current perimeter security fencing along the northwest portion of the airfield, in addition to removal and disposal of current perimeter security fencing, in accordance with the terms and conditions and plans and specifications set forth in the Bid Documents.
Bids received after the above stated date and time will be returned unopened to the sender.
Bidders submitting bids must be licensed contractors in the state of Louisiana under La. R.S. 37:2156.2 II. Highway, Street and Bridge Construction, III. Heavy Construction, or IV. Municipal and Public Works Construction, or with a sub-classification for Fencing under any major classification.
The Bid Documents, which include the Advertisement for Bids, Instructions to Bidders, Bid Form, General Information, General Conditions, Agreement, Plans and Specifications, exhibits, affidavits, attestations, and forms for this project may be obtained at the offices of the Lafayette Airport Commission, 200 Terminal Drive, Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70508, (337) 703-4800, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Each interested party requesting printed Bid Documents will be required to submit, to the Lafayette Airport Commission, a Fifty and No/100 dollar ($50.00) fee to cover the cost of reproduction. Bid Documents in PDF format may be obtained at no cost by sending an email request to Jennifer Comeaux at jenniferc@lftairport.com and Rene’ Cotton at renec@lftairport.com. Bid Documents are also available online and bids may also be submitted online at: https://www.centralauctionhouse.com. Use only original bid forms which are part of the Bid Documents. The Owner does not assume any responsibility for errors or misinterpretations resulting from the use of incomplete sets of Bid Documents.
The Owner in making the Bid Documents available on the above terms, do so only for the purpose of obtaining bids on the work and do not confer a license or grant for any other use. Questions about this project must be received in writing by 5:00 p.m. CDT on Monday, August 15, 2022 and sent to:
Rene’ Cotton, Properties Administrator
Email: renec@lftairport.com
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Jennifer Comeaux, Assistant Properties and Accounting Administrator
Email: jenniferc@lftairport.com
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held on Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. in the Administrative Conference Room of the Lafayette Airport Commission, 200 Terminal Drive, Suite 200, Lafayette, LA 70508. All prospective Bidders are highly encouraged to attend. No additional site visits will be available. Important operational and security information which may affect bids will be presented at this meeting.
Each bid must be accompanied by a bid security (certified check, cashier’s check or bond with power of attorney) for an amount equal to FIVE PERCENT (5%) of the total bid and all alternates. MONEY ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. Such security to be equal to five percent (5%) of the net amount proposed, including taxes. If a bond is used, it must be written by a surety or insurance company currently on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service list of approved bonding companies which is published annually in the Federal Register or by a Louisiana domiciled insurance company with at least an A- rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide to write individual bonds up to ten percent (10%) of policyholders’ surplus as shown in the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide or by an insurance company in good standing licensed to write bonds which is either domiciled in Louisiana or owned by Louisiana residents. No bond indicating an obligation less than five percent (5%) by any method is acceptable.
The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance Bond, written by a surety or insurance company licensed to do business in Louisiana, in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract amount, and all alternates, and who is currently on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service List of approved bonding companies which is published annually in the Federal Register, or by a Louisiana domiciled insurance company with at least an A- rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide to write individual bonds up to ten percent (10%) of policyholders’ surplus as shown in the A.M. Best's Key Rating Guide, or by an insurance company that is either domiciled in Louisiana or owned by Louisiana residents and is licensed to write surety bonds. No Performance Bond shall be accepted unless it is written in compliance with La. R.S. 38:2219.
The Lafayette Airport Commission, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 USC §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award
It is the policy of the Lafayette Airport Commission (LAC) to create a level playing field on which Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and Small Business Enterprises (SBEs) can compete fairly for opportunities. Accordingly, the LAC has established a Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Participation Goal of 8.39% for this solicitation.
In compliance with the LAC’s commitment to inclusion of small and disadvantaged businesses and to be eligible for award of a contract, the contractor/prime bidder MUST either:
1. Meet the SBE goal as advertised with meaningful small (or disadvantaged business participation) through subcontracts, joint ventures, or suppliers; OR
2. Demonstrate Good Faith Efforts to meet the SBE goal.
An SBE must meet the following criteria:
1. The firm MUST be at least 51% owned and controlled by an economically disadvantaged individual. Economically disadvantaged is defined as a person whose personal net worth is less than $1.32 million.
2. The economically disadvantaged owner MUST be a resident of Louisiana.
3. The firm MUST meet the Small Business Administration’s size standard and MUST NOT exceed $23.98 million gross receipts.
LAC will accept certified Small Entrepreneurs certified through the Louisiana Division of Administration (LDOA) - Louisiana Hudson Initiative Small Entrepreneurship Program. Small entrepreneurs certified through the LDOA Hudson Initiative can found at https://smallbiz.louisianaeconomicdevelopment.com/Search/default.aspx .
LAC will also accept businesses certified as SBE by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) Small Business Element (SBE) Program and/or firms that are DBE certified through Louisiana Unified Certification Program (LA UCP). SBE and DBE firms certified by the LADOTD can be found at http://www.laucp.org/UCP/UCPSearch.aspx.
All Bidders shall comply with the security requirements which includes but is not limited to written certification.
/s/ Steven L. Picou, A.A.E.
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
LAFAYETTE AIRPORT COMMISSION
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