ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools, until 10:00 A.M. C.S.T. on October 15, 2021, for the Hurricane Ida Disaster Related Emergency Remediation Construction of John L. Ory Magnet School project located at 182 West Fifth St., Laplace, LA 70068.
Bids may be submitted electronically on www.CentralAuctionHouse.com or delivered to 118 West 10th Street, Reserve, LA 70084.
Bids will be publicly opened at the School Board Office’s Annex Building (118 West 10th Street, Reserve, LA 70084) and read aloud at that time. A tabulation will be made for consideration by the Owner in awarding the Contract. Bids received after the above-designated date and time will not be opened and will be rejected.
A non-mandatory walk through of the project will take place on Tuesday, October 12, at 10:00am onsite at 182 Fifth Street, Laplace, LA 70068.
This project will consist of suspended acoustical ceiling tile installation, and gypsum board wall & ceiling installation and finishing. Due to the urgency to safely open the schools to students, the St. John the Baptist Parish School Board has declared this site to be a public health emergency and therefore an abbreviated bid period is being permitted for the bidding of this project. The Contractor performing this construction work must be licensed with the State of Louisiana Licensing Board for Classification I – Building Construction. Bids received from Bidders without this license will be rejected. All work must be substantially complete by October 29, 2021.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY THE OWNER OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN TWO (2) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
Complete Bidding Documents for this project are available in electronic form via Central Auction House (www.centralauctionhouse.com) or by email request to email@example.com. Printed copies are available from the Architect at 2750 Lake Villa Drive, Metairie, LA 70002 for $50. Questions about this procedure shall be directed to Michael G. Buisson, Jr. (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Telephone: (504)885-0500.
A set of the plans can be reviewed only, upon request, at St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools, 118 West 10th Street, Reserve, LA 70084.
All physically delivered Bids must be accompanied by bid security equal to five percent (5%) of the sum of the Base Bid and all Alternates, and must be in the form of a certified check, cashier's check or a Bid Bond Form written by a surety company licensed to do business in Louisiana, signed by the surety's agency or attorney-in-fact as per the project specifications.
All electronically submitted Bids must be accompanied by an electronic bid surety bond in the amount equal to five percent (5%) of the sum of the Base Bid and all Alternates, and payable without condition to the owner. Vendors submitting electronic bids must submit an electronic bid bond through the respective online clearinghouse bond management system(s) as indicated in the electronic bid solicitation on Central Auction House.
Dr. Lynett Hookfin, Superintendent
Ms. Nia Mitchell-Williams, School Board President
St. John the Baptist Parish Public Schools
BID DATE: October 15, 2021