Gillis Elementary Improvements Phase 11
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Calcasieu Parish School Board will receive sealed bids until 10:00 A.M.,
November 5, 2018, at its offices at the Calcasieu Parish School Board, Planning &
Construction Department, Chennault Facilities, 3800 Mallard Cove Drive, P.B.#506, Lake
Charles, Louisiana 70615 for Gillis Elementary Improvements Phase 11 New Two Story
Classroom Wing (Pod) $50 Million Allocation Funds, Bid No. 2019-02PC. Complete plans
and specifications may be obtained from Moss Architects, Inc. 3221 Ryan Street, Suite B,
Lake Charles, La. 70601
No Bid shall be considered or accepted unless the bid is accompanied by bid security in
an amount not less than five percent (5%) of the Base Bid and all Additive Alternates.
The bid security shall be in the form of certified check or cashier’s check drawn on a bank
insured by the FDIC, or Calcasieu Parish School Board Bid Bond Form contained in the
Front End Documents written by a surety company licensed to do business in Louisiana
with a A.M. Best rating of “A” or better, countersigned by a person who is under contract
with the surety company or bond insurer as a licensed agent in this state and who is
residing in this state.
Bids shall be accepted only from Contractors who are licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-
2163, Act 635, effective January 1, 1989, for the classification Roofing and Building
Construction. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after receipt of
bids, except under the provisions of LA. R.S. 38:2214. Evidence of authority to submit
the bid shall be required in accordance with LA. R.S. 38:2212 (B) (2), (5) and/or LA. R.S.
39:1594 (C) (4).
Each bid must be placed in an envelope, sealed and marked on the outside, “for Gillis
Elementary Improvements Phase 11 Two Story Classroom Wing (Pod) $50 Million
Allocation Funds, Bid No. 2019-02PC. at the Calcasieu Parish School Board, Planning &
Construction Department, Chennault Facilities, P.B. #506, and Lake Charles, Louisiana
Bids may also be submitted by electronic means security/password protected to this
location, ensuring the following information is included on all pages of all
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause as permitted by LA.
R.S. 38:2214 (B). The ability of an entity to reject any bid is applicable only when
administered in accordance with the Public Bid Law. In accordance with LA. R.S. 38:2212
(B) (1), the provisions and requirements of this section, and those stated in the Bidding
Documents shall not be waived by any public entity.
A fee may be required for the Bidding Documents in accordance with LA. R.S. 38:2212
Karl Bruchhaus Secretary
Calcasieu Parish School Board
Pc: Bourne, Trahan, Heath, Architect or Designer, State License Board for Contractors,
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