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County: East Baton Rouge
Printed In: The Advocate
Printed On: 2019/07/09

Public Notice:

PUBLIC NOTICE - - - ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of US 165 Turn Lanes at Venable and Venable Lane Reconstruction will be received by the City of Monroe, at the Engineering Department, located at 802 North 31st Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71201. Bids will be received until 1:45 P.M., on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Engineering Department Conference Room, at the above-mentioned address, at 2:00 P.M. There will be a PRE-BID CONFERENCE to be held at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the City of Monroe, Engineering Department located at 802 North 31st Street, Monroe, LA 71201. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, consisting of Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, BID, BID BOND, AGREEMENT, GENERAL CONDITIONS, Payment Bond, Performance Bond, DRAWINGS, SPECIFICATIONS, and ADDENDA, may be examined at the following location: City of Monroe Purchasing Division 1014 Grammont Street Monroe, LA 71201 All Prime Bidders MUST obtain copies of Bidding Documents from Denmon Engineering, located at 114 Venable Lane, Monroe, Louisiana 71203, upon payment of $100.00 deposit for each set or $25.00 payment for each set of electronic documents (PDF formatted plans and specifications on CD). Please mail all requests and deposits for plans to our mailing address, P.O. Box 8460, Monroe, Louisiana 71211. Deposits on the first set of documents furnished bona fide prime bidders shall be fully refunded upon return of the documents no later than ten days after receipt of bids. On other sets of documents furnished to bidders, the deposit less the actual cost of reproduction, shall be refunded upon return of the documents no later than ten days after receipt of bids. The City of Monroe's goal for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise participation is 6.37% of the dollar value of this contract. The EDA goal for minority participation is 22.8%. The DBE goal can be utilized towards the minority participation goal. All bidders and proposers shall make good faith efforts to subcontract to the greatest extent feasible to small business concerns owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged businesses. Bidders also have the option to submit bids electronically. To submit a bid electronically, bidders must register at: www.bidexpress.com Bidders submitting bids electronically must obtain copies of Bidding Documents from the design professional as indicated elsewhere herein. The OWNER reserves the right to reject any or all bids for just cause per State Public Bid Law. A corporate resolution authorizing a representative of the corporation to sign the bid must accompany the bid, if the bidder is a corporation. Such activities will be in accordance with Title 38 of the Louisiana Revised Statues. Each bidder must deposit with his/her bid, security in the amount, form, and subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. Sureties used for obtaining bonds must appear as acceptable on the U.S. Department of Treasury Circular 570. All Contractors bidding on this work shall comply with all provisions of the State Licensing Law for Contractors, LA RS 37:2150-2192, as amended, for all public contracts. It shall be the responsibility of the General or Primary Contractor to assure that all subcontractors comply with this law. Contractors must hold an active license issued by the State of Louisiana Licensing Board for Contractors in the classification of HIGHWAY, STREET, AND BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION. Contractors must provide their license number when requesting plans, specifications and contract documents and place their license number on the face of the envelope containing their bid. No Bidders may withdraw his/her bid within Forty Five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. The Contractor shall begin mobilization and procurement of materials within ten (10) working days of the receipt of the Notice to Proceed. The successful bidder will be required to execute the Owner's Standard Form of Agreement/Contract for construction together with the Performance and Payment Bond within ten (10) working days after normal award of contract. Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Owner no later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening. MINORITY OWNED FIRMS AND SMALL BUSINESSES ARE ENCOURAGED TO BID ON THIS PROJECT. Bid Reference No. 2020-00000013. _______________ Date ________________ /s/Honorable James E. Mayo, Mayor 362108-jul 2-9-16-3t

Public Notice ID: 25494940