Advertisement for Bids
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Lafayette Parish School System by the Purchasing Department located at 113 Chaplin Drive, Lafayette, LA 70508 for Equipment and Supplies. There will be ten (10) bid packages advertised and the bid package titles are as follows:
Math & Science Kits (K-5)
Opening: March 20, 2019 @ 10:00 am CST
Child Nutrition Supplies
Opening: March 20, 2019 @ 11:00 am CST
Science Equipment & Supplies
Opening: March 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm CST
Physical Education Equipment & Supplies
Opening: March 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am CST
Guidance / Counselor Supplies
Opening: March 21, 2019 @ 11:00 am CST
SPED Equipment & Supplies
Opening: March 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm CST
Opening: March 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am CST
Opening: March 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am CST
Art, Vocal, and World Language Supplies
Opening: March 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm CST
Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the above stated times and dates in the Personnel Conference Room of the Lafayette Parish School System Central Office Building.
Complete bidding documents may be obtained on the Purchasing Department website at https://www.lpssonline.com/site638.php. Bid information may also be viewed online, and electronic bids may be submitted online at www.centralauctionhouse.com.
The owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. 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 waived by any public entity.
Preference is hereby given to materials, supplies, and provisions produced, manufactured or grown in Louisiana, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside the state.
The Lafayette Public School System strongly encourages the participation of minority business enterprises in all contracts or procurements let by the Board for goods and services. To that end, all contractors and suppliers are encouraged to utilize minority business enterprises in the purchase of sub-contracting of materials, supplies, and services in which minority owned businesses are available.