St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1
522 Robert Blvd.
Slidell, LA 70458
St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1 will be accepting sealed bids for the construction of
a 4,561 square foot new Fire Station located at 57047 Allen Road, Slidell, LA 70461.
Those interested in submitting bids may obtain drawings and specifications, upon deposit
of $400.00 at Dammon Engineering, Inc located at 554 Old Spanish Trail, Slidell La.
70458 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org for information, or by downloading
documents at Central Bidding.
Sealed bids shall be marked "SEALED-STATION 19 FIRE STATION" 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.
Bids will be accepted through Central Bidding or manual submission. Manually-submitted
bids can be submitted to the Receptionist at the St. Tammany Fire Protection District No. 1
Headquarters, 522 Robert Boulevard, Slidell, LA 70458 no later than 3:00 p.m., Thursday,
August 11, 2022. Any bid received after 3:00 p.m. will be returned unopened.
In the case of an electronic bid, a contractor may submit an authentic digital signature on
the electronic bid 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.
Bids will be opened on August 11, 2022, at 3:00 PM at Fire District Headquarters, 522
Robert Blvd, 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 mandatory pre-bid meeting held of all respondents at the jobsite at 57047
Allen Road, Slidell, LA 70461 on July 27, 2022, 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.(l)(c) which dictates parties authorized to submit bids for public contracts.
All entities submitting a bid must have at least 5 years previous construction experience in the
State of Louisiana. This requirement is applicable to all persons holding an ownership interest
of five (5%) percent or greater in any partnership or joint venture submitting a bid.
All required Certificates of Liability Insurance shall list the Fire District as an "additional
All applicable Federal, State, Local laws, ordinance, and the rules and regulations of all
authorities having jurisdiction over construction of the project shall apply to the contract
The bid must be accompanied by a bid security equal to five percent (5%) of the base bid 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. If submitting a bid online, vendors must submit an
electronic bid bond through the respective online clearinghouse bond management system(s) as
indicated in the electronic bid Solicitation on Central Auction House. No scanned paper copies
of any bid bond will be accepted as part of the electronic bid submission. The successful
bidder will be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a company
licensed to do business in Louisiana, in the amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the
Bid amount. Certificates of Insurance will also be required
No bidder may withdraw his/her Bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of opening
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 bids.