Sealed bids will be received by The City of Gonzales, 120 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737, on December 8, 2022, until 10:00 A.M. and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud for construction of the project described as follows:
Tee Joe Gonzales Park Concession Stand and Press Box
STATEMENT OF WORK:
This project consists of a new two-story CMU and wood framed concession stand and press box; modifications to the existing press box; site paving, drainage, and utilities; metal framed bleacher covers, and metal framed dugouts.
All Bids must be in accordance with the Contract Documents on file at City Hall, 120 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737.
Copies of Specifications, Bid Documents, Contract Documents and Construction Plans for use in preparing Bids may be obtained from the Meyer Engineers, Ltd., 4937 Hearst Street, Suite 1B, Metairie, LA 70001, (504) 885-9892 upon payment of $110.00 for a hard copy set and/or a non-refundable fee of $25.00 for an electronic set on compact disc. Documents can be mailed to bidders for an additional $20.00 per set unless priority account number is provided by the Contractor. Deposits on the first set of Documents furnished to a bona fide Prime Bidder, fully licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board of Contractors, will be fully refunded upon return of the documents in original condition and no later than ten (10) days after receipt of Bids. No refund will be made to non-bidders or sub-bidders. Documents may also be obtained at www.centralauctionhouse.com .
Where bids are to be received on forms furnished by the awarding authority, no contract documents shall be issued to anyone except a Licensed Contractor or his authorized Representatives. In no event shall any documents for bidding be issued later than twenty-four (24) hours prior to the hour and date set for receiving bids.
Each bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope bearing on the outside the name of the bidder, his/her address, contractor's state license number and the name of the project for which the bid is submitted. If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the bid must be enclosed in another envelope addressed to the City of Gonzales, 120 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737, mailed certified mail and must be received no later than the bid opening.
In addition to paper bids, electronic bids and electronic bid bonds for the following project will be downloaded by the City of Gonzales. Electronic bids and electronic bid bonds must be submitted through www.centralauctionhouse.com prior to the electronic bidding deadline. Beginning at 10:00 am (CST) on December 8, 2022, all bids will be downloaded. No bids are accepted after 10:00 am.
Contractors desiring to bid shall submit to the Engineer, with their request for Contract Documents, contract documents deposit and evidence that they hold State License of proper classification and in full force and effect. The Contractor shall hold a Louisiana Contractor’s license in Building Construction Classification.
Bid security in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Total Bid must accompany each Bid and shall be made payable to the Owner.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of opening thereof.
A MANDATORY Pre-Bid Conference is scheduled for November 22, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Gonzales City Hall, Inc., 120 South Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, LA 70737.
In accordance with La. R.S. 38:2227 and La. R.S. 38:2212.10, each bidder on this project must submit the completed Attestation Clause (Past Criminal Convictions of Bidders and Verification of Employees) 3 page form.The Attestation Clause form shall be submitted to City of Gonzales Chief Engineer at 120 S. Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, LA 70737 within 10 days after the opening of bids.
Bidding contractors must comply with all OSHA requirements.
Equal Opportunity in Employment: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability or veteran status. Bidders on this work will be required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in the specifications.
CITY OF GONZALES
BY: /s/ MR. BARNEY ARCENEAUX
TO APPEAR IN THE:
GONZALES WEEKLY CITIZEN
Thursday, November 3, 2022
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Thursday, November 17, 2022