ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids will be received by the Owner, until 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at the Ascension Parish Library - Gonzales, 708 Irma Boulevard, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737, in the Gonzales Library Entrance Vestibule, for the following:
ADDITIONS & ALTERATIONS TO ASCENSION PARISH LIBRARY – GALVEZ
No bids will be accepted after the above time and date. All Bids received after the above date and time will be returned unopened. After Bids are received, at the time and place indicated above, Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud upon completion of administrative tasks.
Printed copies of complete bidding documents may be obtained from Henry L. Chauvin, Architect, LLC, 9429 Highway 941, Gonzales, Louisiana 70737, (225) 612-0707, upon deposit of $170.00 for all sets of documents. Add an additional $20.00, non-refundable postage and handling, if mailed sets of bidding documents are requested. Deposits on the first set of documents, issued to prospective prime bidders, (Licensed General Contractors submitting bids on the specified bid form), will be fully refunded upon return of the complete bound documents, received in good condition, no later than ten (10) calendar days, after receipt of bids. On all other sets of documents, fifty percent (50%) of the deposit will be refunded upon return of the complete bound documents, received in good condition, no later than ten (10) calendar days after receipt of bids. Calendar days shall include Saturdays, Sundays, and all Holidays.
No deposits for bidding documents will be refunded after ten (10) calendar days after bid receipt. Refer to the Instructions to Bidders for additional required information. Bidding documents shall be available until twenty-four (24) hours prior to the bid opening time and date.
Prospective licensed bidder’s requesting printed bidding Documents shall submit their License and all detailed contact information.
All Bids shall be accompanied by a specified certified check or bid bond in an amount equal to at least five percent (5%) of the amount of the Bid plus the amount of Additive Alternates, (if any), and made payable without condition to the Owner, as a guarantee that the Bidder, if awarded the Contract, will promptly execute the Contract Documents and bond(s). The bid security of the three lowest bidders will be retained until the Contract is awarded or other disposition is made thereof. The bid security of all bidders except the three (3) lowest, will be returned promptly by the Owners after the opening of bids. No Bids may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt of bids for at least forty-five (45 days per La.R.S.38:2215. Project #1401 AFB Page 2 of 2
The successful bidder shall be required to provide insurance specified herein and to provide performance and payment bond(s) specified herein, with all insurance and bonds meeting minimum requirements of La. R.S. 38:219, with minimum ratings specified, written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract amount for performance and 100% of the Contract amount for labor and material payment.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause in accordance with the Louisiana Public Bid Laws, (La. R.S. 38:2211 through 2296).
A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, April 12, 2016, in the Ascension Parish Library Conference/Meeting Room, at the Ascension Parish – Galvez Project Site, at 40300 LA Highway 42, Prairieville, LA 70769. In strict accordance with La. R.S.38:2212, all prospective bidders shall be present at the beginning of the pre-bid conference at 2:00 p.m., and shall remain in attendance for the durance of the conference; and, any prospective bidder who fails to attend the conference or remain for the entire duration of the conference shall be prohibited from submitting a bid for the Project. Prospective bidders shall fill out contact information, and sign in and sign out on the Pre-Bid Conference Forms.
In addition to submitting required printed paper bids in sealed envelopes, electronic bids, electronic bid bonds, and electronic bid signature authority may be submitted and shall be submitted through www.centralauctionhouse.com prior to the bid time and date and prior to the electronic bidding deadline. Bidding documents will be downloaded by the Ascension Parish Government and proposal information may be accessed via the internet at www.centralauctionhouse.com . Users must click on Login and create a New User Registration to view and download plans and specifications. Once logged in, users must click on Ascension Parish Government to view current advertisement listings. This listing is titled: Additions & Alterations To Ascension Parish Library – Galvez Prairieville, La
Insertion Dates: ASCENSION PARISH GOVERNMENT KENNY MATASSA, PARISH PRESIDENT
March 24, 2016
March 31, 2016
April 7, 2016
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