Sealed bids will continue to be received until 2:00 PM local time, April 8, 2010
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids are requested by Central Community School Board from general contractors for construction of:
PROJECT NAME: CCSS Three School Renovation
Bellingrath Hill Elementary School, Prepared by Colemen Partners Architects, LLC.
Tanglewood Elemtary School, Prepared by Coleman Partners Architects, LLC.
Central High School, Prepared by Grace & Hebert Architect, APAC
Bids will be received at the Central Community School Board, Attention: W. Ross Bogan, Construction Coordinator, 13421 Hooper Road, Suite 6, City of Central, LA 70818, until:
2:00 PM, LOCAL TIME, April 6, 2010
at which time and place the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Bidders have the option to submit their bids electronically by using Central Auction House. Central Auction House can be found by going to the Central Community School System website and clicking on the Central Auction House link or going directly to their site at www.CENTRALAUCTIONHOUSE.com.
Complete Bidding Documents for this project are available in electronic form. They may be obtained without charge and without deposit from www.lettermansdigitalvault.com. Printed copies are not available from the Designers, but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Plan holders are responsible for their own reproduction costs. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to:
Coleman Partners Architects, LLC
3377 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Bid Documents may also be reviewed at the office of the Architect, or at the office of W. Ross Bogan, Construction Coordinator, 13421 Hooper Road, Suite 6, City of Central, LA 70818, or on the Central Auction House site (contact number 225-927-3960).
The successful Bidder is required to be substantially complete with the work by no later than August 16, 2010. Liquidated damages will be assessed at $5000.00 for each consecutive calendar day for which the work is not substantially complete and $5000.00 for each consecutive calendar day for which all of the work listed on the punch list is not complete (past 45 calendar days).
Bids must be accompanied by a bid security equal to 5 percent of the base bid and all additive alternates in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, or bid bond written by a Surety licensed to do business in Louisiana. Surety must be in compliance with the provisions of La. R.S. 38:2219.
A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 22, 2010 at the office of W. Ross Bogan, Construction Coordinator, 13421 Hooper Road, Suite 6, City of Central, LA 70818. The Pre-Bid conference will also include a site visit to the various school sites. Attendance at the site visits is mandatory as well.
Attendance at this Pre-bid Conference is mandatory and bidders must be seated prior to 9:00 a.m. in order to submit a bid.
Contract, if awarded, will be on the basis stated in the Instructions to Bidders. The non-collusion affidavit, insurance certificates, and other requirements must be hand delivered by the apparent low bidder within 5 business days of the bid opening. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of 45 days after bid opening except as provided by law in La. R.S. 38:2214 and 2215.
Bidders must meet the requirements of the State of Louisiana Contractor’s Licensing Law, R.S. 37:2151, et seq. Bidders are required to comply with the provisions and requirements of La. R.S. 38:2212(A)(1)(c).
Central Community School Board reserves the right to award the project on whatever basis is in the interest of the Owner and to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities and informalities.
Sharon Watts Browning, President Michael Faulk, Superintendent
Central Community School Board Central Community School Board