Advertisement for Bids Jan. 8, 2009
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice is given hereby that:
The St. Landry Parish School Board
1013 E. Creswell Lane
P.O. Box 310
Opelousas, Louisiana 70571-0310
will accept bids for the following project:
STORM DAMAGE REPAIRS:
OPELOUSAS HIGH SCHOOL
Architect's Project No. D-08-03A
according to Drawings and Specifications prepared by D'AVY AND ASSOCIATES (An Architectural Corporation).
Sealed bids will be received by the Owner until:
1:30 p.m. on February 2, 2009 at the St. Landry Parish School Board office,
1013 E. Creswell Lane, Opelousas, LA 70570, at which time bids will be
opened and read aloud in the Board Room.
Bids shall be submitted in strict accordance with the â€œInstructions to Biddersâ€ Section contained in the â€œProject Manualâ€. Failure to follow the procedures stated on the â€œAdvertisement For Bidsâ€ and â€œInstructions To Biddersâ€ may be cause for rejection of bid.
Proposed Contract Documents may be examined at the office of:
Dâ€™Avy & Associates
1006 Creswell Lane
Opelousas, LA 70570
Bidders may secure copies of the Contract Documents from the office of the Architect on the following basis:
1. Complete set of documents may be obtained upon deposit of $150.00 for each set of documents. Deposit on the first set is fully refundable to all prime bidders upon return of the documents in good condition, no later than ten days after receipt of bids. The deposit for all other sets of documents will be refunded 50% upon return of documents as stated above.
2. This project is classified for Contractors holding a "Building Constructionâ€ classification under LA.R.S.37:2163. On any bid submitted in the amount of fifty thousand dollars or
more, a Contractor shall certify that he is licensed under the provisions of Paragraph A, Section 2163 of the contractor's Licensing Law and shall show his license number on the bid envelope.
3. Two non â€“mandatory Pre-bid Meetings will be conducted at the project site to allow Bidders
to view and assess the existing conditions and ask questions of the Architect and Owner
representatives. The proposed dates for these pre-bid meetings are:
January 20, 2009
January 27, 2009
Meetings will begin at 3:30 p.m. Attendants should assemble at the west exterior entrance to Hall 2. The above dates are tentative and should be verified with the Architectâ€™s office.
Performance time and amount of liquidated damages shall be as indicated on the Bid Form.
A Bid Bond (or other Bid Security in the form of a Certified Check) in the amount of five percent (5%) of the Base Bid shall accompany the Bid.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond written by a company licensed to do business in the state in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount.
No bid may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five (45) days after receipt of bids.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause.
/s/ Michael D. Nassif, Superintendent