ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received for the St. Landry Parish Government, 118 Court Street, Suite 133, Opelousas, Louisiana, 70570 until 4:00 P.M. C.S.T., on Monday, December 20, 2010.
Please find Bid related materials and place electronic bids at www.centralbidding.com . .
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY ST. LANDRY PARISH GOVERNMENT OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
FOR: St. Landry Parish Government
EECBG Lighting Retrofits
PROJECT NUMBER: 09147-B
Complete Bidding Documents may be obtained from:
St. Landry Parish Government
118 South Court Street
Opelousas, LA 70570
Phone: (337) 948 - 3688
Fax: (337) 948-1281
Upon deposit of $ 25.00 for each set of documents. Deposit on the first two sets are fully refundable to all bonafide prime Bidders upon return of the documents, in good condition, no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. The deposit of all other sets of documents will be refunded 50% upon return of documents as stated above.
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 Form written by a surety company licensed to do business in Louisiana, signed by the surety’s agency or attorney-in-fact, and countersigned by a person who is under Contract with surety as a licensed agency in this State and who is residing in this State. Surety must be listed on the current U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service list of approved bonding companies as approved for an amount equal to or greater than the amount for which it obligates itself in the Bond, or must be a Louisiana domiciled insurance company with at least an A - rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide. If surety qualifies by virtue of its Best’s listing, the amount of the Bond may not exceed ten percent of policyholders’ surplus as shown in the latest A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide. The Bid Bond shall be in favor of the St. Landry Parish Government, and shall be accompanied by appropriate power of attorney. No Bid Bond indicating an obligation of less than five percent (5%) by any method is acceptable.
The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract amount. Surety must be listed currently on the U.S. Department of Treasury Financial Management Service List (Treasury List) as approved for an amount equal to or greater than the contract amount, or must be an insurance company domiciled in Louisiana or owned by Louisiana residents. If surety is qualified other than by listing on the Treasury list, the contract amount may not exceed fifteen percent of policyholders’ surplus as shown by surety’s most recent financial statements filed with the Louisiana Department of Insurance and may not exceed the amount of $500,000. However, a Louisiana domiciled insurance company with at least an A - rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide shall not be subject to the $500,000 limitation, provided that the contract amount does not exceed ten percent of policyholders’ surplus as shown in the latest A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide nor fifteen percent of policyholders’ surplus as shown by surety’s most recent financial statements filed with the Louisiana Department of Insurance. The Bond shall be signed by the surety’s agent or attorney-in-fact and countersigned by a person who under contract with surety as a licensed agent in this State, and who is residing in this State.
A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD
at 8:00am C.S.T. on Monday, December 13, 2010 at St. Landry Parish Government, Public Works Department, 905 Hwy 749, Opelousas, LA, 70570
BIDS SHALL BE ACCEPTED ONLY FROM CONTRACTORS THAT ATTEND THE PRE-BID CONFERENCE.
Bids shall be accepted from Contractors who are licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2163 for the classification of Electrical. 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.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with the provisions and requirements of those stated in the advertisement bids, and those required on the bid form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.
/S/ Jessie Bellard /S/ Donald Menard
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