City of St. Gabriel (herein referred to as the “Owner”) hereby solicits sealed bids for the 2021 Drainage Improvement Project. Sealed Bids shall be addressed to the City of St. Gabriel, and delivered to the City Hall (Administration Office) located at 5035 Iberville Street (P. O. Box 597), St. Gabriel, LA 70776 on July 19, 2022, until 10:00 A.M (Central Standard Time) and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud for construction of the project described as follows:
2021 DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT
STATEMENT OF WORK:
This project consists of improving existing roadway ditches and drainage along Maryland and Morris Street as shown in the construction plans. Construction work generally includes removal and adding of driveways, excavation and embankment, ditch cleaning and regrading, drainage pipe, drainage structures, temporary traffic control, and other necessary items as shown on the plans.
Electronic bids will also be accepted. Please find bid related materials and place your electronic bids at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Bids received after the above time will not be accepted.
Complete Bid Documents for this project are available in electronic form. They may be obtained without charge and without deposit from email@example.com. Printed copies are not available from the Designer, but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to the Designer at: Novus Reb Engineering, LLC – Jason Ellis, 515 Mouton Street, Ste 201, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806. firstname.lastname@example.org.
PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BOND: A performance and payment bond for the work will be required upon execution of the contract, equal to one hundred percent (100%) of said contract written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana and who is currently on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service List. The bond shall be countersigned by a person who is under contract and who is licensed as an insurance agent in the State of Louisiana, and who is residing in this state.
ATTESTATION AFFIDAVIT: The bidding documents shall not require any bidder, other
than the apparent low bidder, to furnish any other information or documentation, including the Attestation Affidavit, any sooner than ten days after the date bids are opened; however, the apparent low bidder may submit such information or documentation at any time prior to the expiration of the ten-day period.
All mailed or hand delivered bids must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked “SEALED BID FOR 2021 DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT”, including Louisiana Contractor’s license number and Construction Firm name. All bids must be submitted in one of three ways. For bids hand delivered to St. Gabriel City Hall, 5035 Iberville Street, St. Gabriel, LA 70776 by the bidder or his agent, a written receipt shall be handed to the deliverer. For bids submitted by mail, bids shall be sent by registered or certified mail with a return receipt requested, the sealed envelope containing the bid must be enclosed in another envelope addressed to the City of St. Gabriel, 5035 Iberville Street, St. Gabriel, LA 70776, and must be received no later than the bid opening. Bids will not be accepted on days that are recognized as holidays by the United States Postal Service. Electronic Bids may be submitted via www.centralauctionhouse.com. Bids received after the above time will not be accepted. All bidders are required to have an active license for “1. Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction and 2. Municipal and Public Works Construction” from the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors prior to bidding this project. Bids received by Contractors without this classification will not be opened.
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. The City of St. Gabriel strongly encourages the involvement of minority and/or woman-owned business enterprises (DBE’s, including MBE’s, WBE’s and SBE’s) to stimulate participation in procurement and assistance programs.
A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at 10:30 A.M. at the City Hall – City Council Chambers Room 32. All prospective bidders are encouraged to attend it.
All questions and/or request for clarifications must be electronically submitted to the project engineer, Jason Ellis via email to email@example.com by July 9th, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. No questions will be answered after the deadline for questions passes.
CITY OF ST. GABRIEL
BY: /s/ Mr. Lionel Johnson, Mayor