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County: Calcasieu
Printed In: American Press
Printed On: 2019/07/09

Public Notice:


ADVERTISEMENT

The Parish Purchasing Agent, on behalf of the Police Jury of Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, does hereby advertise for sealed bids and will open same on:
1. Tuesday, August 6, 2019.
2. At the Office of the Lake Charles Ward 3 Recreation District in the conference room, 3210 Power Centre Parkway, Lake Charles, Louisiana, at the hour of 10:00 a.m. Central Time Zone
3. For the O.D. Johnson Facility Upgrades.
4. Contract documents, including drawings and technical specifications, are on file at the office of Brossett Architect, LLC, 414 Pujo Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana, 70601, or by calling 337/439-8400. Complete documents in electronic form only may be obtained from the Project Architect upon a non-refundable deposit of $10.00 for each set. Project plans and manual will be available until twenty-four (24) hours before the bid opening.
*Prime bidders are defined as licensed Building Contractors bidding this job as such.
5. Preference is given to materials, supplies, and provisions that are produced, manufactured, or grown in Louisiana, quality being equal to articles offered by competitors outside the State.
6. 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 or cashier’s check drawn on a bank insured by the FDIC, or the Bid Bond Form contained in contract documents, shall be written by a surety or insurance company currently on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service list of approved bonding companies which is published annually in the Federal Register, or by a Louisiana domiciled insurance company with at least an A- rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best's Key Rating Guide to write individual bonds up to ten percent of policyholders' surplus as shown in the A.M. Best's Key Rating Guide or by an insurance company in good standing licensed to write bid bonds which is either domiciled in Louisiana or owned by Louisiana residents, all in accordance with LSA?R.S. 38:2218. No Bid Bond indicating an obligation of less than five percent (5%) by any method is acceptable. If bid is submitted electronically, an electronic bid bond as described in LSA--R.S. 38:2212 E.(1) per the standards adopted by the office of the governor, division of administration and the office of the information technology as provided for in LAC 4:XV.701 will be required.
7. The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract amount, shall be written by a surety or insurance company currently on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service list of approved bonding companies which is published annually in the Federal Register, or by a Louisiana domiciled insurance company with at least an A- rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best's Key Rating Guide to write individual bonds up to ten percent of policyholders' surplus as shown in the A.M. Best's Key Rating Guide or by an insurance company in good standing licensed to write bid bonds which is either domiciled in Louisiana or owned by Louisiana residents, all in accordance with LSA?R.S. 38:2219.
8. Bids shall be accepted only from contractors who are licensed under LSA?R.S. 37:2150-2163 for the classification of “Building Construction.” No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after receipt of bids, except under the provisions of LSA?R.S. 38:2214.
9. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause as permitted by LA R.S. 38:2214B. The ability of an Entity to reject any bid is applicable only when administered in accordance with the Public Bid Law. In accordance with LSA?R.S. 38:2212B.(1), the provisions and requirements of this Section, and those stated in the bidding documents shall not be waived by any entity.
10. The public shall incur no obligation to the Contractor until the Contract between the Owner and the Contractor is fully executed.
11. A Non-Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. Central Time Zone at the O.D. Johnson Facility, located at Mt. Talbot Street, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
12. Official action on this bid will be taken within forty-five (45) days by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, except as may be extended by mutual written consent with the lowest responsible bidder.
13. All bids must be plainly marked and should contain the following on the outside of the envelope:

BID FOR “O.D.
Johnson Facility
Upgrades”

SALLY FENET,
President Lake Charles Ward 3 Recreation
District

July 9,16,23 3t
01064110

Public Notice ID: 25495485