SECTION ADV - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids (one original and one copy) will be received by Iberia Medical Center, located at 2315 E. Main Street, New Iberia LA 70560. Delivery to any other department is unacceptable and may result in non-consideration of the bid. Bids will be received until 2:00 P.M., on Thursday, April 18, 2019 and opened in public, in the Board Room at Iberia Medical Center
A NON -Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Thursday April 4, 2019 at 2:00 P.M in the Board Room of Iberia Medical Center, located at 2315 E. Main Street, New Iberia LA 70560.
For construction of the following project as delineated on the Proposal Form:
SURGERY HVAC MODIFICATIONS
Iberia Medical Center
New Iberia LA 70560
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF PROJECT:
The project will be bid so as to include a Base Bid and Alternate 1 and Alternate 2:
For all labor, materials, equipment, and transportation to complete the Work described by the Contract Documents dated January 2019, for Iberia Medical Center, 2315 E. Main Street New Iberia LA 70563. The Project consist the installation of New Air handlers, piping, duct work and pumping for surgery.
Alternate 1: Replace Chiller #1
Alternate 2: Replace Chiller #1 and Chiller #3
Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at the above stated time and date.
Construction documents are available electronically at www.centralbidding.com and electronic bids may be submitted to WWW.CENTRALBIDDING.COM
Complete Bidding Documents for this project are available in electronic form and may be obtained without charge and without deposit from www.aeplans.com and are available to your local planrooms and reprographers. Bidders must register through the web site to be notified of addenda. The bidder is responsible for periodically checking the site. Printed copies are not available from the Project Designer but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. When the designer of record issues bid documents in electronic form, prime bidders shall be given the option of receiving the documents in paper form in accordance with LARS 38:2212 A (i) (e). Reproduction cost on the first paper plan set acquired by bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded by the design professional upon return of the documents no later than ten days after receipt of the bids. Printed copies may be ordered from reprographic companies through the website or by contacting a reprographer directly. Downloaded plans may be printed on the plan holder’s equipment. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs.
Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check, or Bid Bond payable to the Iberia Medical Center, the amount of which shall be five percent (5%) of the amount of the proposed Base Bid plus all Alternates. Money Orders will not be accepted. This shall be given as guarantee that the bidder will execute the contract, if it is awarded to him, in conformity with the Contract Documents. If a Bid Bond is used, it must meet the requirements according to R.S. 38:2218.
The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract, written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, and who is currently on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service List, or by a Louisiana domicile insurance company with at least an A-rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide to write individual bonds up to ten percent of policy holder’s surplus as shown in the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide and complies with R.S. 38:2219 (R.S. 28:2218 Bid Bond). The bond shall be countersigned by a person who is under contract with the surety company or bond issuer as agent of the company and who is licensed as an insurance agent in this State, and who is residing in this State.
Bids shall be accepted only from contractors who are licensed by the State of Louisiana for the classification of Mechanical State Wide. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after receipt of bids, except under the provisions of La. R.S. 38:2214.
The successful bidder shall supply all required insurance with carrier(s) acceptable to the Iberia Medical Center
The owner reserved the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with La. R.S. 38:2212 (A) (1) (b), the provisions and requirements of this action, those stated in the Advertisement for Bids, and those required on the bid form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.
Parker A. Templeton, FACHE
Chief Executive Officer
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