ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Deliver bids to: 828 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales, LA 70737, before 2:00 PM, on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at which time and place the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud for the following project:
APSO Clerks Renovation 300 Houmas Street
Donaldsonville, LA 70346
Project Number: GHC Project No. 4021102
Deliver bids to: 828 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales, LA 70737, before 2:00 PM, on Thursday, October 14, 2021 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 (www.CentralAuctionHouse.com). Bidders shall be solely responsible for ensuring that their bids are received on or before the bid opening and neither the Owner nor the Architect shall be responsible for any failure of the delivery method chosen. All bids received after 2:00 pm on October 14, 2021 will be returned to the bidder unopened.
Complete Bid Documents, (Drawings, Specifications & Addenda), can be obtained at www.CentralAuctionHouse.com . If you are not currently a subscriber, you will need to apply for access.
Complete Bidding documents are also available from http://login.projecttrek.com/BiddingLogin.aspx via the Project Trek Public/Private bidding module. If you are not currently a subscriber, you will need to apply for “Free Access”. Access to the project is without charge and without deposit and will allow you to view, download or send bid documents to a printer.
Prospective bidders desiring further information or interpretations of the Drawings and/or Specifications shall request such data electronically via http://login.projecttrek.com/BiddingLogin.aspx. Answers to all questions, inquiries and requests for additional information will be issued in the form of Addenda to the Drawings and Specifications and copies of each addendum will be posted on http://login.projecttrek.com/BiddingLogin.aspx to all prospective bidders. Refer to Instructions to Bidders.
All bids must be accompanied by bid security equal to 5% of the low bid, and must be in the form of a certified check, or cashier's check. The Bid Bond shall be in favor of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office and shall be accompanied by the appropriate power of attorney. No bid indicating an obligation of less than five percent (5%) by any method is acceptable.
The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, in amount equal to 100% of the Contract amount. The Surety Company must be listed currently on the U. S. Department of Treasury Financial Management Service List (Treasury List) as approved for an amount equal or greater than the contract amount, or must be an insurance company domiciled in Louisiana or owned by Louisiana residents. If The Surety Company is qualified other than by listing on the Treasury list, the contract amount may not exceed fifteen percent of policyholders' surplus as shown by The Surety's Company most recent financial statements filed with the Louisiana Department of Insurance and may not exceed the amount of $500,000. However, a Louisiana domiciled insurance company with at least an A-rating in the latest printing of the A. M. Best's Key Rating guide shall not be subject to the $500,000 limitation, provided that the contract amount does not exceed ten percent of the policyholders' surplus filed with the Louisiana Department of Insurance. The Bond shall be signed by The Surety's Company agent or attorney-in-fact and countersigned by a person who is under contract with The Surety’s Company as a licensed agent in this State, and who is residing in this State.
A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD
At 10:00 AM on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at 300 Houmas Street, Donaldsonville, LA 70346
BIDS SHALL BE ACCEPTED ONLY FROM CONTRACTORS THAT ATTEND THE PRE-BID CONFERENCE.
Bids shall be accepted from Contractors who are licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2192
for the classification of Building Construction. Bidder is required to comply with provisions and requirements of LA R.S. 38:2212(B)(5). 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 Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with La. R.S. 38:2212(B)(1), the provisions and requirements of this Section; and those stated in the bidding documents shall not be waived by any entity.
Advertisement Dates: Gonzales Weekly Citizen 09/16/2021, 09/23/2021, 09/30/2021