INVITATION TO BID
Bid No. 2013-09-14
Cameron Parish School Board (herein referred to as the “OWNER”)
Sealed bids marked “Sealed Bid – South Cameron High School Campus Improvements -
Cameron Parish School Board Community Development Block Grant Project to be financed by the State
of Louisiana CDBG Program” will be received by the Owner for the construction of the project
described as follows:
South Cameron High School Campus Improvements
753 Oak Grove Highway
Grand Chenier, Louisiana 70631
Bids shall be addressed to the “Cameron Parish School Board”, and delivered to the Office of
Vincent - Shows Architects located at 1502 South Huntington Street, Sulphur, Louisiana 70663, until
the hour of 2:00 p.m. local time, on the Twenty-First day of August, 2013. Sealed bids to be
marked “Sealed Bid – South Cameron High School Campus Improvements – Community Development Block
Grant Project to be financed by the State of Louisiana CDBG Program” Any bid received after the
specified time and date will not be considered. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read
aloud at 2:00 p.m. on the Twenty-First day of August, 2013 in the Conference Room at the
Offices of Vincent – Shows Architects located at 1502 South Huntington Street, Sulphur,
Louisiana 70663. The Specifications and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond and Payment Bond and
other contract documents may be examined at the Offices of Vincent – Shows Architects located at
1502 South Huntington Street, Sulphur, Louisiana 70663. Copies may be obtained at this office upon
payment of $100.00. This deposit will be refunded upon request in accordance with R.S. 38:2212.
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 Statutes.
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.
No Bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening
The Contractor shall begin mobilization and procurement of materials within ten (10) working days
of the receipt of the Notice to Proceed.
Bids may also be submitted by electronic means security/password protected to:
www.centralbidding.com ensuring the following information is included on all pages of all
a) Vendor Name as registered with Louisiana Secretary of State-Corporation
b) Vendor Sales Representative and contract number(s)
c) Formal Bid # 2013-09-14
d) Bid due Date and Time
Invitation to Bid
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A Pre-Bid Conference will be conducted at the Project Site on Wednesday, August 7, 2013 @
the hour of 9:00am at the Main Gymnasium at South Cameron High School Campus, 753 Oak Grove
Highway, Grand Chenier LA 70643. All interested Bidders intending to submit bids on this project
are requested to have a representative present at this conference.
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.
The successful bidder must submit executed copies of Section 3 Certification of Successful
Bidder and Section 3 Plan with Tables A and B prior to Contract Execution. Minority, female-owned
and Section 3 firms are encouraged to submit bids.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Cameron Parish
School Board no later than two (2) days prior to the bid