NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received by the East Carroll Parish School Board, 514 Third Street, Lake Providence, Louisiana until 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, 2012 and read out loud for the following project:
LIMITED RENOVATIONS TO
GRIFFIN MIDDLE ACADEMY AND SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1305 CHARLES D. JONES BOULEVARD 1307 CHARLES D. JONES BOULEVARD
LAKE PROVIDENCE, LOUISIANA 71254 LAKE PROVIDENCE, LOUISIANA 71254
Complete Bidding Documents for this project are available in electronic form. They may be obtained without charge and without deposit from www.aeplans.com Printed copies are not available from the Architect but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to Cedric Hemphill at:
HERBERT LAND ARCHITECT INC PH: 318 - 322 – 2694 ext 3
1900 Stubbs Avenue, Suite A FAX: 318 - 322 - 2695
Monroe, Louisiana 71201-5751 Ced@LANDAIA.com
A mandatory pre-bid conference for interested Contractors will be held a 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 10, 2012 at the Griffin Middle Academy, 1305 Charles D. Jones Boulevard, Lake Providence, LA. Bids shall only be accepted from General Contractors who attend this meeting.
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 , cashier’s check or bid bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, countersigned by a person who is licensed as an insurance agent in this State and who is residing in this state. No Bid Bond indicating an obligation of less than five percent (5%) by any method is acceptable. The Project Budget & Cost estimate is $600,000.
The Successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance and payment bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, and shall be countersigned by a person who is contracted with the surety company or bond issuer as agent of the company or issuer, and who is licensed as an insurance agent in this state and who is residing in this State, in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount.
Only contractors licensed according to Contractor’s Licensing Law, R.S. 37:2151-2163, shall be considered if his bid is greater than $ 50,000.00 and shall show his license number on exterior of the bid envelope and above his signature or the signature of his duly authorized representative.
No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after receipt of bids per Louisiana Revised Statue 38:2215(A). This project shall be subject to Davis-Bacon Wage Determination and Buy American Provisions.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids in accordance with the bid law.
EAST CARROLL PARISH SCHOOL BOARD
April 26, 2012
May 3, 2012
May 10, 2012