Notice is hereby given that sealed proposals will be received by the City of Baton Rouge and the Parish of East Baton Rouge Purchasing Division until
local time in Room 826, of City Hall, 222 Saint Louis Street, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 70802 for:
Proposals received after the above specified time will not be considered. Proposals will be opened immediately after proposal opening time in Room 806, of City Hall. All interested parties are invited to be present. Copies of the Request for Proposal may be obtained from: https://wwwcfprd.doa.louisiana.gov/osp/lapac/dspBid.cfm?search=department&term=102 or at Central Bidding (https://www.centralauctionhouse.com/rfpc10656-city-of-baton-rouge.html) or by request from the City of Baton Rouge at email@example.com.
A pre-proposal conference
will be held on November 10, 2022 at 10:00 am CST time and the deadline for written inquiries
is November 21, 2022 at 5:00 pm CST time.
Information may be obtained upon request via email: 2210-PS-MSfirstname.lastname@example.org
Preproposal conference will be held at 10:00 am CST on 11/10/2022 in person at East Baton Rouge Main Library located @ 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70807 or via Zoom: https://ebrpl.zoom.us/j/82522670223?pwd=TjRaUTgrVnJ6STFNS0FMT3FxQVpzQT09#success Join by: Meeting ID: 825 2267 0223, Meeting Passcode: 923205. Teleconference Call-in information for Public Access to Bid Opening while Public Bid Openings are suspended:
Join by phone:
+1-408-418-9388 United States Toll
Access code: 263 373 080 (followed by the # button)
Alternate numbers to call if number above is not available, which may occur due to network traffic (use the same Access Code, followed by the # button):
United States Toll (Boston) +1-617-315-0704 United States Toll (Chicago) +1-312-535-8110 United States Toll (Dallas) +1-469-210-7159 United States Toll (Denver) +1-720-650-7664 United States Toll (Jacksonville) +1-904-900-2303 United States Toll (Los Angeles) +1-213-306-3065 This teleconference number will provide you with live audio access to this proposal opening. The link will be live at the noted bid opening time for the date of bid opening.
The right to reject any and all proposals and to waive irregularities and informalities is reserved.
The City-Parish is an equal opportunity employer and encourages the participation of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) in all of its projects. Proposers/Prospective Contractors are strongly encouraged to make positive efforts to utilize minority subcontractors for a portion of this project.
Proposers are requested to include in their proposal a description of plans for minority participation under this Contract as suppliers or subcontractors.
All questions concerning the Solicitation and Contract Documents must be received in accordance with the Schedule of Events cited in the Solicitation documents and as further defined in the Proposer Inquiry Periods section of the same document.
*Note: The City-Parish has elected to use LaPAC, the state’s online electronic bid posting and Central Bidding notification system, in addition to its standard means of advertising this requirement. LaPAC is resident on State Purchasing’s website at https://wwwcfprd.doa.louisiana.gov/osp/lapac/pubmain.cfm and is available for vendor self-enrollment. Central Bidding is an electronic bidding site @ (http://www.centralauctionhouse.com ). For questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
In that LaPAC and Central Bidding provides an immediate e-mail notification to subscribing bidders that a solicitation and any subsequent addenda have been let and posted, notice and receipt thereof is considered formally given as of their respective dates of posting. Though not required if receiving solicitation and addenda notices from LaPAC and Central Bidding the City-Parish will email addenda to all vendors contacting our office and requesting to be put on our office Vendor Listing for this solicitation.
Inquiries received up until 5:00 p.m. on November 21, 2022