ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
City of Baker (herein referred to as the "Owner") hereby solicits sealed bids for the FY 2020 LCDBG Water System Improvements - Contract No. 2 - Mississippi Street Water Well (Re-Advertisement) project described as follows:
STATEMENT OF WORK (PEC Project No. 11400-2): Base Bid – New 2,400 foot deep water well with electric log, sieve analysis, pumping test, water quality test, DHH approvals, vertical turbine well pump and motor, discharge piping, start-up and training and associated appurtenances.
Sealed Bids shall be addressed to the City of Baker, and delivered to the City Hall at 3325 Groom Road, Baker, LA 70714 not later than 2:00 p.m., on the 17th day of August, 2021. Any bid received after the specified time and date will not be considered. The sealed bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 p.m. on the 17th day of August, 2021, at the City Hall located at 3325 Groom Road, Baker, LA 70714.
The Owner has chosen the method of plan distribution to be via hard copies of the plans and specifications pursuant to LA R.S. 38:2212 as available through the office of the Engineer.
The Information for Bidders, Bid Form, Contract, Plans, Specifications, and Forms of Bid Bond, Performance Bond and Payment Bond, and other bidding documents may be examined at the Office of the Engineer for the contract; Professional Engineering Consultants Corp. located at 7600 Innovation Park Drive, Baton Rouge, La
70820; (225-769-2810). Copies shall be obtained at this office upon payment of a deposit of $100.00. This deposit will be refunded upon request in accordance with R.S. 38:2212. Validation of the Contractor’s license and classifications will be made prior to release of bid documents.
Pursuant to the Louisiana Revised Statute, vendors/contractors now have the option to submit their bids and bidbonds,electronically. OfficialElectronicBidDocumentsareavailableatCentralBidding.CentralBidding can be accessed at www.centralbidding.com. For questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 800-990-9339. To view bids, download, and receive bid notices by email, your company/agency will need to register at www.centralbidding.com prior to the deadline.
Contractors submitting bids shall be licensed under LA R.S. 37:2150-2164, Municipal and Public Works Construction and/or Specialty: Water Well Drilling. Other license classifications may, at the option of the Owner, be considered based upon a thorough review of the Contractor’s past experience. The bidder shall show his license number on the bid and on the sealed envelope submitting the bid.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause; such actions will be in accordance with Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes.
In accordance with R.S. 38:2212 (A)(1)(b), the provisions and requirements stated in the Bidding Documents shall not be waived by any entity.
Each Bidder must deposit with his/her bid, security in the amount of at least five percent (5%) of the total bid price, provided on the specified form and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable on the U. S. Department of Treasury Circular 570.
No bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
Attention to Bidders is particularly called to the requirements as to conditions of employment to be observed and minimum wage rates to be paid under the Contract, Section 3, Segregated Facilities, Section 109, Executive Order 11246, and all applicable laws and regulations of the Federal Government and State of Louisiana and bonding and insurance requirements.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Parish no later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening.
IN PARTICULAR, BIDDERS SHOULD NOTE THE REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS AND CERTIFICATIONS TO BE EXECUTED AND SUBMITTED POST-BID. ALSO, MINORITY, FEMALE OWNED AND SECTION 3 (PARISH/LOCAL) CONTRACTING FIRMS ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT BIDS.
Bidders should also note that all Contractors (primes and subs) are required to have a DUNS number that is ACTIVE on www.sam.gov. The DUNS number(s) must be active prior to the start of construction. See Section 00900-Special Conditions for additional instructions.
CITY OF BAKER
BY: /s/ DARNELL WAITES, MAYOR
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Tuesday, August 3, 2021