Sealed bids will be received by St. James Parish Government until 2:00p.m. on Thursday, June 22, 2017 ath the Office of Operations, 2nd Floor of Convent Courthouse, Convent, La, at which time and place said bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Any bid received after the announced closing time will be returned unopened.
A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT THE OFFICE OF OPERATIONS, CONVENT COURTHOUSE 2ND FLOOR ON THURSDAY JUNE 15, 2017 AT 10:00A.M.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the St. James Parish Government until 2:00 p.m. on
Thursday, June 22, 2017 at the Office of the Operations Director, Convent Courthouse,
Convent, Louisiana, at which time and place said bids will be publicly opened and read
aloud. Any bid received after the announced closing time will be returned unopened.
All bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing the Bidder’s name, address, and
State Contractor’s license number and must be addressed as follows:
BID: Upgrade of Belle Rue Subdivision Drainage
Failure to have the license number on the envelope will be cause for not opening the bid.
The information for Bidders, Form of Bid Proposal, Form of Contract, Plans, Specifications,
and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond and Payment Bond, and other contract
documents may be examined at the Office of Environmental Engineering Services, Inc.
located at 610 Belle Terre Boulevard, LaPlace, LA 70068. Hard copies may be obtained
upon payment of $175.00 dollars per set. In lieu of, or in addition to, an electronic version
(via USB flash drive) may be obtained upon payment of $50.00 dollars. Deposits will be
fully refunded upon return of the documents and/or USB flash drive in original condition
and no later than ten (10) days after receipt of Bids.
Additionally, bid documents will be posted on www.centralbidding.com. To view these,
download, and receive bid notices by e-mail, you will have to register with Central Auction
House (CAH). Vendors/Contractors will have the option to submit their bids and bid bonds
electronically or by paper copy. Any questions about this process, contact Ted Fleming with
Central Auction House at 1-866-570-9620.
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.
A mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at Office of the Operations Director, Convent
Courthouse, at 10:00 a.m. on the 15th day of June, 2017.
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.
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. Minority, female, and Section 3 participation is encouraged.
Bidders must comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Davis-Bacon Act,
the Anti-Kickback Act and the Contract Work Hours Standard Act.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the St. James
Parish no later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening.
The Parish 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.