NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Lafayette Parish Waterworks District South, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, either electronically at http://www.centralbidding.com or at the office of Dubroc Engineering, Inc., 327 Iberia Street, Suite 5, Youngsville, LA, 70592, until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2021 for
LAFAYETTE PARISH WATERWORKS DISTRICT SOUTH
2145 SOUTH FIELDSPAN ROAD
and the bids will be opened and publicly read aloud during the meeting. Bids received after the specified time will not be considered.
The project consists of a wood frame, concrete foundation business office building of approximately 1,850 square feet, plus two open porches containing 320 square feet total. The site is designed for one way traffic to allow for parking and drive thru bill payment. The office building is centrally air conditioned and heated, with interior finishes of vct flooring painted gypsum board walls and acoustical suspended ceilings.
Bid documents may be viewed, downloaded, and submitted online at www.centralbidding.com until the deadline listed above. Prior to submitting an electronic bid with the Lafayette Parish Waterworks District South, the vendor must register online with Central Auction House, (CAH), through http://www.centralbidding.com in order to establish an account. For assistance on how to register online or if encountering problems with the web site, please contact CAH at (225) 810-4814.
Contractors interested in bidding shall obtain specifications and bid documents at the office of Dubroc Engineering, Inc., 327 Iberia Street, Suite 5, Youngsville, Louisiana 70592, Telephone Number (337) 237-4520, upon payment to the Engineer of Two Hundred Fifty Dollars ($250.00) for each set. Deposits on the first set of documents furnished bona fide prime bidders will be fully refunded upon return of the documents no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. On other sets of documents furnished to bidders, the deposit (less actual cost of reproduction) will be refunded upon return of the documents no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. Upon request and receipt of a plan deposit and cost for shipping, bid documents will be mailed to contractor. Plans and specifications shall be available until twenty-four (24) hours before the bid opening date.
The contract documents may be examined on all business days at the following locations during the specified hours:
Dubroc Engineering, Inc., 327 Iberia Street, Suite 5, Youngsville, Louisiana, 70592
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Thursday, and
8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Friday.
Contractors submitting bids electronically are required to provide the same documents as contractors submitting through the mail or by hand delivery. These items include but are not limited to the Bid Form and Bid Bond. The prospective low-bidder shall have 48 hours from opening of the bids to provide the Lafayette Parish Waterworks District the original documents required for responsive bidding. If a certified check or cashier’s check is submitted as the bid security, electronic copies of both the front and the back of the check shall be included with the electronic bid. Failure to provide the original hard copies of these documents within 48 hours of the bid opening, shall deem that bid nonresponsive.
Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check, or Bid Bond payable to the Lafayette Parish Waterworks District South, the amount of which shall be five percent (5%) of the amount of the proposed Base Bid. Money orders will not be accepted.
The Contractor shall obtain, maintain during the life of the project, and provide to the Owner copies of the bonds and policies which shall be obtained from surety companies, licensed to do business in the State of Louisiana, in the amounts and for the purpose stated and subject to the Owner's approval. See Specifications.
Only the bids of contractors licensed under Louisiana Contractor's Licensing Law R.S. 37:2150-2173 will be considered. Contractors desiring to bid shall submit evidence that they hold license of proper classification of “Building Construction” in full force and effect at the time the bid documents are requested from the office of the Engineers.
No bidder may withdraw his bid for at least forty-five (45) days after the time scheduled for the opening of bids. Each bid shall be submitted only on the Proposal Form.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with LA. R.S. 38:2212B. (1), the provisions and requirements of LA. R.S. 38:2212 and those stated in the bidding documents shall not be waived by any public entity.
By order of the President and the Board Members of the Lafayette Parish Waterworks District South, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, Bids must be submitted on the Proposal Form provided in Specifications. Electronic bids shall contain all the same documents that are required for a bid submitted through the mail or by hand delivery.
Bids must be submitted on the Bid Form provided in the specifications. Electronic bids shall
contain all the same documents that are required through the mail or by hand delivery.