Separate sealed bids for the TOWN OF SORRENTO, SORRENTO PARK AND
PLAYGROUND, LWCF PROJECT No. 22-00959 will be received by the Town of Sorrento
located at 8173 Main St., Sorrento, LA 70778 until 2:00 P.M. on August 18, 2020. Bids must be
submitted on the proper bid form, either by mail, hand delivered, or electronically at
www.centralauctionhouse.com. Each bid shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope showing the name,
address, and license number of the bidder. Any bid received after the specified time and date will
not be considered. The Instructions to Bidders, Bid Form, Agreement Between Owner and
Contractor, Forms of Bid Bond, Performance and Payment Bonds, Drawings and Specifications,
and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following location:
All South Consulting Engineers, LLC
652 Papworth Avenue
Metairie, LA 70003
Copies may be obtained at the office of All South Consulting Engineers, LLC, upon payment of
$50.00 for each set of documents. Electronic (PDF) copies of these documents may be obtained
from the Engineer via email, at no direct cost to the Contractor. 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 bonafide prime bidders will be fully
refunded upon return of the documents, in good condition, no later than ten (10) days after receipt
of bids. On other sets of documents furnished to bidders the deposit less actual cost of reproduction
will be refunded upon return of the documents, in good condition, no later than ten (10) days after
receipt of bids.
Pursuant to Louisiana Revised Statutes 38:2212(E) Bidders now have the option to submit their
bids and bid bonds electronically. To view bids, download and receive plans and specifications,
and bid notices by email, Bidders will need to register with www.centralauctionhouse.com. If you
need help registering, or need help with completing an e-bid, please call Central Auction House,
LTD at (833) 412-5717.
The OWNER reserves the right to reject any or all bids for just cause. Such actions shall be in
accordance with the Louisiana R.S. 38:2214 (B).
Pursuant to Louisiana RS 38:2218 (A), All bids must be accompanied by bid security equal to five
percent (5%) of the sum of the base bid and all alternates and must be in the form of a certified
check or cashier’s check drawn on a bank insured by the FDIC. Or a Bid Bond Form contained in
contract documents, shall be written by a surety or insurance company currently on the U.S.
Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service list (Circular 570) of approved
bonding companies which is published annually in the Federal Register.
The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond in an amount
equal to 100% of the Contract amount, shall be written by a surety or insurance company currently
on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service list (Circular 570) or approved bonding companies which is published annually in the Federal Register. The public shall
incur no obligation to the Contractor until the contract between the Parish and the Contactor is
Contractor may withdraw his bid pursuant to Louisiana RS 38:2214 (C).
As a requirement under Louisiana Revised Statutes 37:2163, this project is classified as Class III
In accordance with R.S. 38:2212 (B)(1), the provisions and requirements stated in the
Advertisement for Bids and those required on the Bidding Documents shall not be considered as
informalities and shall not be waived.
A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at the Sorrento Town Hall, located at 8173 Main
St, Sorrento, LA 70778 at 9:00 A.M. on Wednesday August 5, 2020.