ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids from contractors will be received by the St. Martin Parish Law Enforcement District, ATTN: Mr. Ivy Perioux or Mr. Darren Dore’ at 400 St. Martin Street, St. Martinville, LA 70582 or electronically via WWW.CENTRALAUCTIONHOUSE.COM on Monday, September 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. for the following:
PROVIDE MATERIAL AND LABOR for
St. Martin Parish Law Enforcement District
NEW FIRING RANGE
Per LA R.S. 38:2214 (A) The bids will be opened and read aloud.
Project Description: Construction of a new facility to accommodate an exterior firing range which shall include the labor and materials for the construction of 2 pre-engineered canopies, a 3,300 square foot pre-engineered metal building training facility and shooting range equipment including bullet trap, containment baffles and concrete containment walls. The project is located at 1381 Francois Road, St. Martinville, LA 70582 (LAT 30.1907, LONG -91.7883).
Construction Time: 270 Days
Liquidated damages will be $300.00 per day.
Sealed bids will be received in accordance with the Instruction to Bidders and the Bid Proposal Form. Bids shall be accepted only from contractors who are licensed by the State of Louisiana for the Classification noted below. Only a bona fide sealed bid will be considered at opening time, bids received after closing time will be returned unopened. Sealed bids may be hand carried or mailed to the address listed above.
In accordance with Louisiana RS 38:2212, vendors may submit their bid electronically at www.centralauctionhouse.com. Plans and specifications are available by electronic means. The web site is available 24 hours a day seven days a week. Vendors submitting bids electronically are required to provide the same documents as vendors submitting through the mail or by hand delivery. Regardless of the bid results, the vendor will have 48 hours from opening of the bids to provide the St. Martin Parish Law Enforcement District the original documents. If a certified check, or cashier’s check, is submitted as the bid security, electronic copies of both the front and back of the check shall be included with the electronic bid. If a vendor fails to provide the original hard copies of these documents within 48 hours of the bid opening, their bid shall be considered non responsive.
Bid Documents for a Stipulated Sum contract may be obtained from the office of Architectural & Engineering Consultants, Inc., 514 Parkway Drive, Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 (337) 332-0649 upon receipt of a deposit in the amount of $150.00 for one set. Deposit for the first set is fully refundable to all bona fide prime contract bidders and a 50% refund shall be made for all additional sets to prime bidders and to all sub-contractors and material suppliers, upon return of the documents in good condition no later than ten (10) days after receipt of bids. The deposit for damaged, incomplete or late returned documents will be forfeited. Contractors will be responsible for all shipping costs, which is non refundable.
Bidders will be required to provide Bid security in the form of a Bid Bond of a sum not less than 5 percent of the Bid Amount plus all additive alternates. Bid Bond must be written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana and payable to the St. Martin Parish Law Enforcement District.
The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount and who is currently on the U.S. Department of Treasury Financial Management Service List and complies with R.S. 38:2219. The bond shall not be accepted if written for an amount exceeding the amount listed in the Treasury Financial Management Service. The bond shall be countersigned by a person who is under contract with the surety company or bond issuer as an agent of the company or issuer, and who is licensed as an insurance agent in this State, and who is residing in this State.
A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Wednesday August 26, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the site - located at 1381 Francois Road, St. Martinville, LA 70582 (LAT 30.1907, LONG -91.7883)
This project is classified as a General Construction project and the Bidder certifies that he meets all licensing requirements of the State of Louisiana and is duly and currently licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2164.
No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after receipt of all bids. The owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities incidental thereto.
Ronald J. Theriot, Sheriff
Publishing Dates: August 12, 19 and 26, 2015