Notice to Bidders seeattached.
NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The Calcasieu Parish School Board will receive sealed bids until 10:00 AM., January 19,
2018, at its offices at the Calcasieu Parish School Board, Planning & Construction
Department, Chennault Facilities, 3800 Mallard Cove Drive, and P.B. #506, Lake Charles,
Louisiana 70615 for College Street Vocational Center Plumbing / Electrical Shop
Upgrades, Career Development Grant Funds, and Bid No. 2018-08PC. Complete plans
and specifications may be obtained from Brossett Architect, LLC, 414 Pujo Street, 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 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bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after receipt of bids, except under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 R.S. 38:2212 (A) (1) (c) and/or R.S. 39:1594 (C) (2) (d).
Each bid must be placed in an envelope, sealed and marked on the outside “College
Street Vocational Center Plumbing / Electrical Shop Upgrades ,Career Development Grant
Funds , Bid No. 2018-08PC, to be opened at 10:00AM., January 19, 2018”, at the
Calcasieu Parish School Board, Planning & Construction Department, Chennault Facilities,
P.B. #506, Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615”.
Non –Mandatory pre-bid conference will be held at 9:00 A.M. on January 9 th, 2018 at
736 E. College Street, Lake Charles, La.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids. In accordance with La. R.S.
38:2212 (A) (1) (b), the provisions and requirements of this Section, those stated in the
advertisement for bids, and those required on the bid form shall not be considered as
informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.
A deposit may be required on the bid documents; however, the deposit shall not exceed
twice the actual cost of reproduction. Deposits on the first set of documents furnished
bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of the documents no later than
ten days after receipt of bids. On other sets of documents furnished to bidders the
deposit less actual cost of reproduction, will be refunded upon return of the documents
no later than ten days after receipt of bids. R.S. 38:2212 (A) (1) (e).
Bid may also be submitted by electronic means security/password protected to this
location, ensuring the following is included on all pages of all correspondence:
Karl Bruchhaus, Secretary
Calcasieu Parish School Board
Pc: Bourne, Trahan, Heath, Architect or Designer, State License Board for Contractors,
Daily Journal of Commerce, F. W. Dodge, File
Publish in the Lake Charles American Press: December 22, 29th, and January 5th 2018.