ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids will be received for Livingston Parish by the Parish President, Livingston Parish
Grant’s Office, 20355 Government Blvd., (DMV) Livingston, LA 70754 until Thursday, November 4th, 2021, at 2:00 p.m., at that time bids will be opened and read aloud on the 2nd Floor LOHSEP Conference Room.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS SHALL NOTIFY THE
OFFICE OF THE PARISH PRESIDENT OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION
REQUIRED NOT LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID.
HOLDEN HIGHWAY 190 DRAINAGE CROSSING PROJECT
Electronic copies of the Bidding Document may be obtained from:
Contact: Diane Garrett
8282 Goodwood Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
(225) 612-3000 Ext. 4172
All 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 Livingston Parish Council Bid Bond Form written by a surety company licensed to do business in Louisiana, signed by the surety’s agency or attorney-in-fact. Surety must be listed on the current U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service list of approved bonding companies as approved for an amount equal to or greater than the amount for which it obligates itself in the Bond, or must be a Louisiana domiciled insurance company with at least an A - rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide. The Bid Bond shall be in favor of the Parish of Livingston, Office of the Parish President, and shall be accompanied by appropriate power of attorney. No Bid Bond indicating an obligation of less than five percent (5%) by any method is acceptable.
The successful Bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a
company licensed to do business in Louisiana, in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract amount. Surety must be listed currently on the U.S. Department of Treasure Financial Management Service List (Treasury List) as approved for an amount equal to or greater than the Contract amount, or must be an insurance company domiciled in Louisiana or owned by Louisiana residents. If surety is qualified other than by listing on the Treasury List, the Contract amount may not exceed fifteen percent (15%) of policyholders’ surplus as shown by surety’s most recent financial statements filed
with the Louisiana Department of Insurance and may not exceed the amount of $500,000. However, a Louisiana domiciled insurance company with at least an A - rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide shall not be subject to the $500,000 limitation, provided that the Contract amount does not exceed ten percent (10%) of the policyholders’ surplus as shown by surety’s most recent financial statements filed with the Louisiana Department of Insurance. The Bond shall be signed by the surety’s agent or attorney-in-fact.
Bids shall be accepted from Contractors who are licensed under LA. R.S. 37:2150-2192 for the
classification of Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction. Bidder is required to comply with
provisions and requirements of LA. R.S. 38:2212(B)(5). No bid may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after receipt of bids, except under the provisions of LA. R.S. 38:2214.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with LA. R.S.38:2212(B)(1), the provisions and requirements of this Section, those stated in the Advertisement for Bids and those required on the Bid Form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.
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