ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Separate sealed bids will be received by the St. Tammany Parish School Board at the St. Tammany Parish School Board C.J. Schoen Administrative Complex, Reception Desk, 321 N. Theard St., Covington, LA 70433 for Florida Avenue Elementary School, Renovations, STPSB Project No. 1935 on the 30th day of November, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. (Time shall be established by the PBX clock at the above referenced address), at which time and place bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Complete Bidding Documents provided by the Architect, Gasaway Gasaway Bankston Architects, 1007 W. Thomas Street, Hammond, LA 70401, 985-345-5047, may be obtained through City Blue Print located at 1200 West Causeway Approach, Suite 24, Mandeville, LA 70471, upon payment of a deposit of $300.00 for each set of documents. Deposits are refundable as provided for by law. Complete Bidding Documents are also available in electronic form. Electronic documents can be downloaded at no cost ($0.00) from City Blue Print at www.cityblueprint.com and are also available at www.centralbidding.com. Printing costs from electronic download of documents are the responsibility of the prospective bidder. Bid documents should be obtained through City Blue Print or at www.centralbidding.com. Prospective Bidders are cautioned that the failure to obtain Bid Documents as set forth above or notify the Architect of an intention to Bid could prevent the Prospective Bidder from receiving additional information, updates or addenda that may be issued concerning bidding on this Project.
All bids must be accompanied by bid security equal to five percent (5%) of the sum of the base bid and all alternates, and must be in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond, as outlined in the Instructions to Bidders.
The Successful Bidder will be required to furnish a performance and payment bond, each in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount.
No bid may be withdrawn except as provided for by law.
Bidders must meet the requirements of the State of Louisiana Contractor’s Licensing Law, La. R.S. 37:2150.1 through 2164, as amended.
Preference may be given to materials, supplies and provisions produced, manufactured or grown in Louisiana in accordance with law.
The Owner reserves the right, in accordance with law, to reject any and all bids.
A pre-bid conference will be held on the 9th day of November, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at the project site, Florida Avenue Elementary School, 342 Florida Avenue, Slidell, LA 70458. Bidders are strongly urged to attend and participate in the conference.
**Anyone attending the pre-bid conference will be required to follow normal STPSB check in procedures in addition to any COVID-19 protocols in place before entering the building. If there are any questions regarding this procedure or project, please contact the St. Tammany Parish Public School System Construction Department at 985-898-3287. **
Bidders have the option to submit bids electronically in accordance with Louisiana Revised Statute 38:2212 A(1)(f)(i). Please find bid related materials and place electronic bids at www.centralbidding.com.
Print Dates: Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Wednesday, November 10, 2021