ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received by the Lafourche Parish School District until 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 13th, 2022, at its office located at 701 East Seventh Street, Thibodaux, Louisiana, at which time bids will be publicly opened and read-aloud for the _Hurricane Ida Permanent Repairs to W.S. Lafargue Elementary School, 700 Plantation Road, Thibodaux, LA 70301.
Per RS37:2163, bids shall be submitted in an envelope displaying the Contractor’s license number, except bids submitted electronically which the contractor may submit an authentic digital signature on the electronic bid proposal accompanied by the contractor’s license number.
It is highly recommended that the envelope be sealed and displays legibly on the exterior, the following:
Addressed to the Owner
Name of the Project
Contractor’s name and address
Sealed Bid Enclosed
Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic bids and/or reverse auction bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
No project Contract Documents will be provided by the Architect or Owner.
Bid prices shall specifically EXCLUDE any and all taxes whatsoever. Act 1029 of 1991 exempts’ local governments from state and local tax effective September 1, 1991. Bid prices shall include any shipping charges, if applicable.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid security of NOT less than five (5%) percent of the total bid amount.
Said amount shall be in the form of a Bid Bond, Certified Check, or Cashier’s check drawn on a bank insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation payable to the Lafourche Parish School Board.
The successful bidder shall be required to furnish the owner with a performance bond for 100% of the contract amount prior to the issuance of a contract to perform the work. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of 45 days after receipt of bids. The time of completion of this project is prime importance. All of the work required shall be completed within one hundred eighty (180) Calendar Days from the Notice to Proceed. Should the Contractor neglect, refuse to complete the work or obtain approval from the State Fire Marshal’s Office for occupancy on the date above, the Owner shall have the right to deduct from and retain out of such moneys which may be due or which may become due and payable to the Contractor, as scheduled in the Instructions To Bidders, for each and every day that such completion of the work is delayed beyond the prescribed dates, as liquidated damages and not as a penalty. If the amount due and to become due from the Owner to the Contractor is insufficient to pay in full any such liquidated damages, the Contractor shall pay the Owner the amount necessary to the effect such payment in full. Provided, however that the Owner shall promptly notify the Contractor in writing of the manner the amount retained, deducted, or claimed as liquidated damages was computed.
Bids must be submitted on the Louisiana Uniform Public Works Bid Form furnished with the Bidding Documents. Bid sheets will be issued only to contractors and/or subcontractors licensed in accordance with the provisions of R.S. 37:2150 through 2173 of the Louisiana Legislature. Contractors desiring to bid shall submit their Louisiana Contractor’s License Number as evidence that they hold a license for BUILDING CONSTRUCTION that is in full force and effect.
A NON-MANDATORY Pre-bid Conference will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, October 4th, 2022; at WS Lafargue Elementary School (addresses above)
Lafourche Parish School Board
Ray Bernard, President
Jarod Martin, Superintendent
FIRST ADVERTISEMENT: 9/15/2022
SECOND DATE: 9/22/2022
THIRD DATE: 9/29/2022
A NON-MANDATORY Pre-bid Conference will be held at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, October 4th,