ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
OAK WING GOLF COURSE – BUNKER RENOVATIONS
Separate sealed bids for the Renovation of Sand Bunkers at Oak Wing Golf Course project will be received by the England Economic and Industrial Development District, at 1611 Arnold Drive, Building 1803, Alexandria, LA 71303, until 2:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 and then at said location publicly opened and read aloud.
If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope containing the bid must be enclosed in another envelope addressed to the England Economic and Industrial Development District, 1611 Arnold Drive Building 1803, Alexandria, LA 71303.
The Bidding Documents may be obtained via email at no charge from the office of:
David Broussard, Deputy Director, England Airpark
England Economic and Industrial Development District
Given the nature of the project scope, only golf course contractors licensed in the State of Louisiana with the specialty classification of “Recreation & Sporting Facilities & Golf Courses.”
Prime Bidders must obtain Bidding Documents from the England Economic and Industrial Development District only. Bids received from Contractors utilizing any other Bidding Document source will be returned unopened.
Each bid must be accompanied by bid security made payable to Owner in an amount of 5 percent of bidder’s maximum bid price and in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or a bid bond. The successful bidder will be required to obtain a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in the amount of 50% of the contract amount. All bonds shall be executed by such sureties as are named in U.S. Department of the Treasury Circular 570. A bond signed by an agent or attorney-in-fact must be accompanied by a certified copy of that individual’s authority to bind the surety.
Bidders may not withdraw their bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of opening thereof. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause in accordance with Louisiana R.S. 38:2214B.
Bidders shall have the option to submit bids electronically through a uniform and secure electronic interactive system. Those seeking to submit bids electronically shall register online at www.centralauctionhouse.com and shall follow such procedures as are established by Central Auction House, and will be charged a fee. In addition, contractors shall be required to obtain a digital signature certificate prior to submitting bids online. Proper and timely submission of an electronic bid is the responsibility of the Bidder. Bidders are encouraged to complete the electronic bid documents in advance of bid closing. Late bids due to malfunction of internet infrastructure, certificate service providers, electronic bid bond providers, or other interruptions shall not be accepted. The England Authority is not responsible for damages, lost revenue, etc., for bids not timely received due to malfunctions or breakdown of Central Auction House. Telephone or facsimile bids are invalid and shall not receive consideration. The owner’s electronic address is email@example.com
All bidders are encouraged to attend an online Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference to be held via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, or equal on Monday June 20, 2022 at 2:00p.m., local time. A link to the meeting will be sent to all bidders who have received plans from the Airpark Authority.
The requirements of 49 CFR Part 26, Regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, apply to this contract. It is the policy of the England Economic and Industrial Development District (EEIDD) to practice nondiscrimination based on race, color, sex or national origin in the award or performance of this contract. All firms qualifying under this solicitation are encouraged to submit bids/proposals.
DBE Required Contract Provisions:
Contract Assurance (§26.13) - The contractor or subcontractor shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in the performance of this contract. The contractor shall carry out applicable requirements of 49 CFR Part 26 in the award and administration of this contract. Failure by the contractor to carry out these requirements is a material breach of this contract, which may result in the termination of this contract or such other remedy, as the EEIDD deems appropriate.
Prompt Payment (§26.29) - The prime contractor agrees to pay each subcontractor under this prime contract for satisfactory performance of its contract no later than 15 days from the receipt of each payment the prime contractor receives from EEIDD. The prime contractor agrees further to return retainage payments to each subcontractor within 15 days after the subcontractor's work is satisfactorily completed. (The EEIDD will hold retainage from prime contractors and provide for prompt and regular incremental acceptances of portions of the prime contract and pay retainage to prime contractors based on these acceptances). Any delay or postponement of payment from the above referenced time frame may occur only for good cause following written approval of the EEIDD. This clause applies to both DBE and non-DBE subcontractors.
Bidders are hereby advised that the Owner, England Economic and Industrial Development District, has employed the services of Eddlemon & Associates LLC to administer the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program for this project. The DBE Administrator’s address is 5237 Raphael Drive; Alexandria, Louisiana 71303 and the telephone number is (318) 613-8143.
Date: May 26, 2022 /s/ Sandra McQuain, Executive Director
Publishing Dates: June 3, 10, and 17, 2022