INVITATION TO BID
Bid No. 2012-09-13
Cameron Parish School Board (herein referred to as the “OWNER”)
Sealed bids marked “Sealed Bid – Emergency Generator – Cameron Auditorium - Cameron
Parish School Board Community Development Block Grant Project to be financed by the State
of Louisiana CDBG Program” will be received by the Owner for the construction of the project
described as follows:
Emergency Generator – Cameron Auditorium
512 Marshall Street
Cameron, Louisiana 70631
Proposals shall be addressed to the “Cameron Parish School Board”, and delivered to the Office
of Vincent - Shows Architects located at 1502 South Huntington Street, Sulphur, Louisiana
70663, until the hour of 2:00 p.m. local time, on the 15th day of January, 2013. Sealed bids to be
marked “Sealed Bid – Emergency Generator – Cameron Auditorium – Community Development
Block Grant Project to be financed by the State of Louisiana CDBG Program” Any bid received
after the specified time and date will not be considered. The sealed bids will be publicly opened
and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. on the 15th, day of January, 2013 in the Conference Room at the
Offices of Vincent – Shows Architects located at 1502 South Huntington Street, Sulphur,
Louisiana 70663. The Specifications and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond and Payment
Bond and other contract documents may be examined at the Offices of Vincent – Shows
Architects located at 1502 South Huntington Street, Sulphur, Louisiana 70663. Copies may be
obtained at this office upon payment of $20.00. This deposit will be refunded upon request in
accordance with R.S. 38:2212.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause; such actions will be in
accordance with Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes.
Each Bidder must deposit with his/her bid security in the amount, form and subject to the
conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must
appear as acceptable on the U.S. Department of Treasury Circular 570.
No Bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the
The Contractor shall begin mobilization and procurement of materials within ten (10) working
days of the receipt of the Notice to Proceed.
Bids may also be submitted by electronic means security/password protected to:
www.centralbidding.com ensuring the following information is included on all pages of all
a) Vendor Name as registered with Louisiana Secretary of State-Corporation
b) Vendor Sales Representative and contract number(s)
c) Formal Bid # 2012-09-13
d) Bid due Date and Time
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.
The successful bidder must submit executed copies of Section 3 Certification of Successful
Bidder and Section 3 Plan with Tables A and B prior to Contract Execution.
Minority, female-owned and Section 3 firms are encouraged to submit bids.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Cameron Parish
School Board no later than two (2) days prior to the bid opening