ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The Parish of St. Charles, hereby advertises bids for construction of St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter Emergency Stand-by Generator & Project No. FEMA-1603-DR-LA-0079
Owner: St. Charles Parish
Project Title: St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter Emergency Stand-by Generator
Project No.: FEMA-1603-DR-LA-0079
Principal Work Location: St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter, 921 Rue La Cannes, Luling, LA
Description of Basic Work: The Contract Work comprises of installing a 200kW Emergency Generator to power all requirements for the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter building while minimizing power down time to the building, not to exceed 4 hours.
Bids: Separate sealed Bids will be received by the ST. CHARLES PARISH COUNCIL, Parish of St. Charles, P.O. Box 302, 15045 River Road, Court House, (additional location for delivery of bid will be provided at the time the ad for bid is issued) Hahnville, Louisiana, 70057, either by registered or certified mail with return receipt requested, or hand delivered, or electronically submitted at www.centralbidding.com, no later than 11:00 a.m. local time on November 6, 2014. Promptly thereafter, the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Council Chambers of the St. Charles Parish Court House. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all Bids in accordance with the Public Bid Law, and to disregard all nonconforming, nonresponsive, unbalanced or conditional Bids.
Bidding Documents: The Bidding Documents (Contract Documents, Specifications and Drawings) are available to Contractors who are properly licensed in Louisiana or to bona fide suppliers of materials and equipment for purchase and/or review at the office of the Engineer for the contract, Huseman & Associates, LLC, 3925 North I-10 Service Rd. Suite 201-B Metairie, LA 70002.
A payment of $ 150.00 in cash or check payable to the Engineer will be required for each complete set of the Bidding Documents. This payment is refundable as provided in the
La. R.S. 38:2212(A)(e).
Complete Bidding Documents for this project are also available in electronic form and may be obtained without charge and without deposit from Huseman & Associates FTP site. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to the Engineer at:
Huseman & Associates, LLC.
3925 N. I-10 Service Road
Metairie, LA 70002
Pre‑Bid Conference: A mandatory pre‑bid Conference to discuss the scope of the project and the requirements of the Bidding and Contract Documents will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. at the St. Charles Parish Animal Shelter, 921 Rue La Cannes, Luling Louisiana 70070. Attendance of the Pre-Bid Conference is mandatory.
Each bidder must deposit with his/her bid, security in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond. If the bid is submitted electronically and a certified or cashier’s check is used for bid bond, then the actual check shall be delivered to the St. Charles Parish Council Office, St. Charles Parish Courthouse, 15045 River Road, Hahnville, Louisiana, 70057. Electronic bids shall contain all the same documents that are required in a physically delivered bid.
The outside of the bid envelope must contain the submitting firm’s name, Louisiana Contractors License Number, the Project Number, and the Project Title.
St. Charles Parish is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all small and minority-owned firms and women’s business enterprises to participate in this solicitation.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the St. Charles Parish Council Office at 985-783-5000 no later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening.