ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the St. Landry Parish Government, up to the hour of 2:00 o'clock p.m. CDST
at 118 South Court Street, Room 133, Opelousas, Louisiana 70570, on
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2016
and then publicly opened and read, for drainage improvements at six (6) different locations in the Parish
consisting of the removal and replacement of existing drainage pipes, ditch excavation, catch basins, sheet
piles, embankment and other associated items of work, including all necessary labor, materials, equipment,
tools, etc., required as set forth in the Bid Documents of Morgan Goudeau & Associates, Inc. for the St.
Landry Parish Government. Bid Documents are available and may be seen and examined at the St. Landry
Parish Government Office, Opelousas, Louisiana, or at the office of Morgan Goudeau & Associates, Inc.,
Consulting Engineers, Opelousas, Louisiana. Copies of Bid Documents may be obtained from the office of
Morgan Goudeau & Associates, Inc., 1703 West Landry Street, Opelousas, Louisiana, upon deposit of
$100.00 dollars for each set of documents. Deposits on the first set of documents furnished to bona fide
PRIME BIDDERS, fully licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board of Contractors, will be fully refunded
upon the return of the documents in good condition, no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. On other
sets of documents furnished to said prime bidders, the payment of $100.00 dollars shall constitute the cost
of reproduction and handling and WILL NOT BE REFUNDED. Please find Bid related materials and place
electronic bids at www.centralbidding.com.
Bids shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope addressed to W. K. Bill Fontenot, Jr., President, St. Landry Parish
Government, Louisiana and plainly marked on the outside, “Bid for Drainage Improvements (Area 8) MGA
Project D#134.1". Minority, female-owned and Section 3 firms are encouraged to submit bids.
The Contractor shall obtain, maintain during the life of the project and provide to the Owner copies of the
following bonds and policies which shall be obtained from surety companies which appear on the U.S.
Treasury Circular 570, licensed to do business in the State of Louisiana, in the amounts and for the purpose
stated and subject to the Owner’s approval:
1. BID BOND: A “Bid Guarantee” equivalent to 5% of the bid price consisting of a firm commitment,
such as a bid bond, certified check, cashier’s check, money order or other negotiable instrument,
shall company each bid as assurance that the bidder will, upon acceptance of his bid, execute such
contractual documents as may be required and within the time specified.
2. PERFORMANCE BOND: A performance bond of not less than 100% of the contract price shall be
executed to assure the Contractor’s faithful performance of the contract.
3. PAYMENT BOND: A payment bond of not less than 100% of the contract price shall be executed
to assure payment as required by law of all persons supplying labor and material in the performance
of the work provided by the contract.
No bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
The project is receiving construction grant assistance from the Louisiana Division of Administration, Disaster
Recovery Unit, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program.
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 (Davis-Bacon Act), Section 3 (Low Income Resident
Participation) of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, Section 109 (Non-Discrimination) of the
Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Section 503 (Non-Discrimination Against Employees with
Disabilities) and Section 504 (Non-Discrimination Against Individuals with Disabilities) of the Rehabilitation
Act of 1973, Segregated Facilities, Executive Order 11246, and all applicable laws and regulations of the
Federal Government and State of Louisiana and bonding and insurance requirements.
All contractors and subcontractors will be required to comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,
the Davis-Bacon Act pertaining to the minimum wage rates, the Anti-Kickback Act, the Contract Work Hours
Standards Act, the Local Public Works Payroll Evaluation Program and take all necessary affirmative steps
to assure that minority firms, women’s business enterprises, and labor surplus area firms are used when
All contractors and subcontractors will be required to certify that they do not and will not maintain or provide
for their employees any facilities that are segregated on a basis of race, color, creed, or national origin.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Owner at (337) 948-3688 no
later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening.
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 Statues.
Thus done and signed at Opelousas, Louisiana, this 26TH day of August, 2016.
W. K. Bill Fontenot, Jr.
Attest: Bridgette Lanclos
ADVERTISE: SEPTEMBER 1, 8, 15, 22, 2016 (4 TIMES)