Renovations to Buddy Dufreche Baseball Stadium
Louisiana > City of Ponchatoula
Sealed Bid: 82935018
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Section 00100 - Advertisement for Bids

Sealed Bids will be received by the City of Ponchatoula, located at 125 W Hickory St, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 until Tuesday April 25, 2023 at 2:00 pm for the 
Renovations to Buddy Dufreche Baseball Stadium
N. 4th Street 
Ponchatoula, Louisiana  70454

At which time bids will be opened and publicly read aloud.  Electronic bids will also be accepted.  Please find bid related materials and place your electronic bids at Central Bidding,  Bids received after the above time will be returned unopened.  Complete bidding documents may be obtained from the Central Bidding website. All documents will only be distributed electronically. If you have any questions, please call Alvin Fairburn’s office.

1289 Del Este Avenue, Denham Springs, LA  70726
PHONE (225)665-1515    FAX (225)665-1523

A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Tuesday April 18, 2023 @ 10:00 A.M. at Buddy Dufreche Baseball Stadium located at N. 4th Street Ponchatoula, Louisiana  70454.

All bids must be accompanied by a bid security equal to five percent (5%) of the base bid and any alternatives and subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders.  The successful contractor will be required to enter into a contract with the OWNER and to furnish all the materials, perform all of the work, supervise, coordinate, administrate and be responsible for the work of the entire project.  No bids may be withdrawn after the closing time for receipt of bids for at least forty-five (45) days.  The bond of the low bidder will be held for forty-five (45) days, or until the contract is signed, whichever is shorter.

The Contractor must submit a CORPORATE RESOLUTION or written evidence of the authority of the person signing the bid along with the bid as per requirements under State of Louisiana’s Public Bid Law. Refer to LOUISIANA UNIFORM PUBLIC WORK BID FORM for additional information.

PERFORMANCE AND PAYMENT BOND:  A performance and payment bond for the work will be required upon execution of the contract, equal to one hundred percent (100%) of said 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.  The bond shall be countersigned by a person who is under contract and who is licensed as an insurance agent in the State of Louisiana, and who is residing in this state.

The City of Ponchatoula reserves 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 section, 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. 
Bidders must meet the requirements of the State of Louisiana Contractor’s Licensing Law, R.S. 37:2151 et seq.

The City of Ponchatoula encourages all small business, minority owned firms, and veteran owned firms and women’s business enterprises to participate.

Please also note that Federal guidelines require a bid bond, performance bond and payment bond.

City of Ponchatoula
Thursday March 30, 2023
Thursday April 06, 2023
Thursday April 13, 2023
Bob Zabbia, Mayor


All updates/changes are listed below::
19-Apr-2023 9:22:41 PM CDT
Added Addendum #1 - Changed Alternate No. 1
29-Mar-2023 10:17:06 PM CDT
Added plans and specs