INVITATION TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids will be received until 2:00 P.M, Thursday, November 12, 2020, by the South Lafourche Levee District (SLLD), at the Offices of the South Lafourche Levee District, 17904 LA-3235, Galliano, Louisiana 70354. The South Lafourche Levee District shall at that time and place publicly open the bids and read them aloud for the project listed below:
Project Name: SUPPLY & DELIVER MATERIAL LOST TO Reach K (HURRICANE BARRY)
Project consists of:
· Furnishing, delivering, and stockpiling off site borrow material along the west bank of the Cutoff and Grand Bayou Canals via truck or barge between GPS: 29.418244, -90.447946 and 29.504939, -90.418969 for future construction of Reach K levee.
Electronic bids may be submitted on line at www.centralauctionhouse.com. To view, download, and receive bid notices by e-mail, you must register with Central Auction House (CAH). Contractors have the option to submit their bids electronically or by paper copy. For information about the electronic submittal process, contact Ted Fleming with CAH at 1-866-570-9620.
The plans, specifications, and proposal forms will also be available at the office of All South Consulting Engineers, LLC, 302 School St., Houma, Louisiana 70360, Phone: (985) 537-8893, Fax: (985) 537-8898. In accordance with Louisiana Public Bid Law, prime Bidders shall be charged a deposit of $50.00 for one (1) set of Contract Documents and Specifications, and upon return of the complete Contract Documents and Specifications in good condition within 10 days from receipt of Bids, shall be refunded the full deposit.
Bids must be submitted on the Louisiana Uniform Public Works Bid Form furnished with the Bidding Documents. This Project shall require a Louisiana Contractors license number for CLASS II HIGHWAY, STREET, AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION.
Each bid shall be either hand delivered by the bidder or his agent, or such bid shall be sent by United States Postal Service registered or certified mail with a return receipt requested, or shall be submitted electronically with Central Auction House (CAH). Bids shall not be accepted or taken, including receiving any hand delivered bids, on days which are recognized as holidays by the United States Postal Service.
Bids shall be accompanied with a Certified Check, Cashier's Check, or Bid Bond with Power of Attorney (Money Orders or Letters of Credit will not be accepted) in the amount not less than 5% of the amount of the proposal, made payable to the South Lafourche Levee District. Failure to do so will result in the bid being declared irregular and shall be cause for rejection.
The mailing address for bids is:
SOUTH LAFOURCHE LEVEE DISTRICT
Galliano, Louisiana 70354
No bid received after the scheduled time for opening will be considered. Failure of the U.S. Mail to deliver the bids timely shall not be considered due cause for the scheduled time of the bid opening to be extended.
Subsequent to the opening, the bid/bids will be evaluated by the appropriate party/parties and will be presented to the SLLD Board (OWNER) for awarding, rejection, or holding for further advisement and/or evaluation.
Bidding Documents for this Project are on file in the office of All South Consulting Engineers, LLC, 302 School Street, Houma, Louisiana 70360. Please contact Brandon M. Arceneaux, P.E., Project Manager, All South Consulting Engineers, LLC at (985) 537-8893 for any clarification or information with regard to the specifications.
A Non-mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 10:00 am at the office of the South Lafourche Levee District, 17904 LA-3235, Galliano, Louisiana 70354.
All areas of requested information on the Bid Form shall be filled out; if none applies, fill with “None” or “Not Applicable”, as see fit.
On any bid submitted in the amount of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) or more, the bidder shall certify that he is licensed under R.S. 37:2151-2163 and show his license number on the bid above the signature of his duly authorized representative, as well as showing his license number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his bid. The successful bidder must register with the Lafourche Parish for use tax purposes.
If OWNER fails to make an award within 45 calendar days of the bid opening, the bidders may withdraw their proposal without forfeiture of bid security.
The LOWEST qualified bid for this Work will be the one determined to offer the best advantage to the South Lafourche Levee District. Successful bidder(s) will be required to provide a supply and payment bond upon award of the bid(s). The South Lafourche Levee District reserves the right to waive any informality in awarding the bid(s) in the best interest of the District.
The South Lafourche Levee District reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause.
BID PROPOSAL FOR:
SUPPLY & DELIVER MATERIAL LOST TO Reach K (HURRICANE BARRY)
This done and signed by the South Lafourche Levee District on this ____ day of ____, 2020.
/s/ Windell Curole
South Lafourche Levee District