SECTION 00 0004 - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids from general contractors duly licensed pursuant to Louisiana’s Contractors Licensing Laws for the major classification of Building Construction are requested by St. Landry Parish School Board for construction of:
Project Name: St. Landry ESSER II Funding - Opelousas Zone
Opelousas, La. 70570
Project Number: 3222127
Bids will be received at the offices of the St. Landry Parish School Board, 1013 E. Creswell Lane, Opelousas, Louisiana 70571 until 1:00 PM., Local Time on Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at which time and place the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidders have the option to submit their bids electronically by using Central Auction House (www.CentralAuctionHouse.com). Bidders shall be solely responsible for ensuring that their bids are received on or before the bid opening and SLPSB shall not be responsible for any failure of the delivery method chosen. All bids received after 1:00 pm on November 30, 2022 will be returned to the bidder unopened
Complete Bid Documents, (Drawings, Specifications & Addenda), can be obtained at www.CentralAuctionHouse.com . If you are not currently a subscriber, you will need to apply for access.
Prospective bidders desiring further information or interpretations of the Drawings and/or Specifications shall request such data electronically via www.centerlinebidconnect.com. Answers to all questions, inquiries and requests for additional information will be issued in the form of Addenda to the Drawings and Specifications and copies of each addendum will be posted on www.CentralAuctionHouse.com. Refer to Instructions to Bidders.
The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, in amount equal to 100% of the Contract amount on the forms provided by SLPSB in the offer documents and written in accordance with State law
Bids must be accompanied by bid security equal to 5 percent of the base bid and all additive alternates in the form of either a certified check or a bid bond.
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at the St. Landry Parish School Board Office, 1013 Creswell Lane, Opelousas, Louisiana 70571. Bidders must be present for the entire conference in order to submit a bid.
The Contract, if awarded, will be on the basis stated in the Instructions to Bidders. The Non-Collusion Affidavit, the Affidavit certifying compliance with R.S. 38:2212.10 regarding an employee verification system, the No Convictions Affidavit required by R.S. 38:2227, and other required affidavits/documentation as specified in the Bid Documents must be hand delivered to the Architect by the apparent low bidder within 10 calendar days of the bid opening. No bid may be withdrawn from a period of 45 days after the bid opening except as provided by law. Bidders must meet the requirements of the State of Louisiana Contractor’s Licensing law, R.S. 37:2151, et seq.
The St. Landry Parish School Board reserves the right to award the project on whatever basis is in the interest of the Owner and to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities and informalities.
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