ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Separate sealed bids will be received by the Council of the City of Alexandria, Louisiana at the City Council Meeting Chambers, Alexandria City Hall, 915 Third Street, until 10:00 A.M. local time on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud for:
WASTEWATER SYSTEM MAINTENANCE PAINTING
MAIN SEWER PLANT CLARIFIER TANKS AND
CITYWIDE PUMP STATIONS WITH
The Bidding Documents may be examined at the office of the Engineer:
Monceaux-Buller and Associates
610 DeSoto Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
Bidding documents on a USB flash drive may be obtained from the office of the Engineer at a cost per copy of $40.00, which represents the cost of reproduction and handling, and is nonrefundable. Any requests for bid documents must be accompanied by payment in full. Prime Bidders must obtain Bidding Documents from the Engineer. Bids received from Contractors utilizing any other Bidding Document source will be returned unopened.
The contract will be awarded to the lowest responsible, responsive bidder with the right reserved by the City to reject any or all Bids for just cause as defined by LA R.S. 2214(B). No bidder may withdraw his bid within 45 days after the actual date of opening thereof.
All bidders shall attend a Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference to be held at the Conference room at 1212 Hudson Road, Alexandria, Louisiana on July 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., local time. Only bids from those bidders in attendance at the mandatory pre-bid conference will be considered at the bid opening. All prospective bidders shall be present at the beginning of the pre-bid conference and shall remain in attendance for the duration of the conference.
Preference is hereby given to materials, supplies and provisions produced, manufactured or grown in Louisiana, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside of the State.
Each bid must be accompanied by bid security made payable to Owner in an amount of 5 percent of bidder’s maximum bid price and in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or a bid bond. The successful bidder will be required to obtain a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in the amount of 100% of the contract amount. All bonds shall be executed by such sureties as are named in U.S. Department of the Treasury Circular 570. A bond signed by an agent or attorney-in-fact must be accompanied by a certified copy of that individual’s authority to bind the surety.
Bidders shall be licensed in the classification of Commercial & Municipal Painting
Bids must be filed prior to the above hour and date with the undersigned at City Hall.
Bidders have the option to submit bids electronically. Bidders seeking to submit bids electronically shall register online at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Bidders choosing to submit electronic bids online will be charged a fee by electronic bidding website. Additionally, contractors shall obtain a digital signature certificate prior to submitting bids online. Electronic bids shall be accompanied by the bid security and power-of-attorney required by this solicitation.
Bidders electing to submit bids electronically shall follow procedures as established by the electronic bidding website. Proper and timely submission of an electronic bid is the responsibility of the Bidder. Bidders are encouraged to complete the electronic bid documents in advance of bid closing. Late bids due to malfunction of internet infrastructure, certificate service providers, electronic bid bond providers, or other interruptions shall not be accepted. The City of Alexandria is not responsible for damages, lost revenue, etc., for bids not timely received due to malfunctions or breakdown of the either the internet or the electronic bidding service. Telephone or facsimile bids are invalid and shall not receive consideration.
Address for Address for Address for
Postal Delivery Courier or Overnight Delivery Electronic Delivery
Ms. Donna Jones, City Clerk Ms. Donna Jones, City Clerk www.centralauctionhouse.com
915 Third Street 915 Third Street
Alexandria, LA 71301 Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone (318) 449-5047
ISI DONNA JONES
PLEASE PUBLISH: June 12th, June 19th, and June 26th
All bidders shall attend a Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference to be held at the Conference
room at 1212 Hudson Road, Alexandria, Louisiana on July 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m., local
time. Only bids from those bidders in attendance at the mandatory pre-bid conference
will be considered at the bid opening. All prospective bidders shall be present at the
beginning of the pre-bid conference and shall remain in attendance for the duration of