St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1 will be accepting sealed proposals for the construction of a 6,177 square foot New Fire Station located at 530 Robert Blvd, Slidell, LA 70458 and a 7,525 square foot New Headquarters Building located at 522 Robert Blvd, Slidell, LA 70458.
Those interested in submitting proposals may obtain drawings and specifications, upon deposit of
$ 400.00 at the St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1 Headquarters located at 1358 Corporate Square Drive, Slidell, LA 70458, or firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Sealed bid proposals shall be marked “SEALED – NEW FIRE STATION & HEADQUARTERS BUILDING” and shall also contain the respondent’s Louisiana Contractor’s Name and License Number on the outside of the envelope. In accordance with La. R.S. 37:2163, the Contractor shall certify that he holds an active license. The contractor shall hold a Louisiana Contractor’s license in Municipal & Public Works Construction and/or Building Construction.
In the case of an electronic bid proposal, a contractor may submit an authentic digital signature on the electronic bid proposal accompanied by the contractor’s license number in order to meet the requirements of La. R.S. 37:2163. Except as otherwise provided in R.S. 37:2163, if the bid does not contain the contractor’s certification and show the contractor’s license number on the bid envelope, the bid shall be automatically rejected and shall be returned to the bidder marked “Rejected” and shall not be read aloud.
Proposals should be submitted to St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1 Headquarters, 1358 Corporate Square Drive, Slidell, LA 70458 no later than 4:00 pm, Thursday, March 23, 2017. Any proposal received after 4:00 pm will be returned unopened.
Proposals will be opened on March 23, 2017, at 4:00 pm at Fire District Headquarters, 1358 Corporate Square Drive, Slidell, LA 70458.
In accordance with La. R.S. 37:2163, the Contractor shall certify that he holds an active license under the provisions of La. R.S. 37:2163 and all architects, engineers, and awarding authorities shall place in their bid specifications the requirement.
There will be a pre-bid mandatory meeting held of all respondents at the jobsite at 522/530 Robert Blvd, Slidell, LA 70458 on Monday, March 13, 2017 at 9:00 am. All prime respondents must have an officer, principal, manager, or supervisor present during the entire duration of the pre-bid meeting.
The signature on the bid must be that of an authorized representative of the corporation, partnership or other legal entity, as defined by Louisiana Public Bid Law Revised Statute 38:2212.A(1)(c) which dictates parties authorized to submit bids for public contracts.
All required Certificates of Liability Insurance shall list the Fire District as an “additional insured”.
All applicable Federal, State, Local laws, ordinance, and rules and regulations of all authorities having jurisdiction over construction of the project shall apply to the contract throughout.
All proposals, bids and applications are welcomed. The Fire District encourages participation by Minority, Women-Owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms.
Deposits are refundable to bonafide prime respondents and will be 50% refundable to all others with return of complete and unmarked documents no later than 10 days after receipt of proposals.