SECTION 00020 – ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the City of New Iberia, Louisiana, at City Hall, 457 E. Main Street, Room 300, New Iberia, Louisiana until 10:00 am on July 9, 2019 for the construction of:
"TETE BAYOU WASTE WATER PLANT ELECTRICAL IMPROVEMENTS
CITY OF NEW IBERIA
IBERIA PARISH SEWERAGE DISTRICT NO. 1
at which time bids will be publicly opened. Bids received after the above specified time will be returned unopened to the sender.
The project includes reconfiguration of the main utility service entrance and replacement of the two plant motor control centers. Also included is the removal of a second utility service at the plant site and reconnection of the load to one of the new motor control centers. Provisions for connection of a future engine/generator are being made.
THE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, consisting of the Advertisement for Bids, Instruction to Bidders, Bid Form, Bid Bond, Agreement, General Conditions, Special Conditions, Performance and Payment Bond, Specifications, and Addenda, may be examined at the following locations during the specified hours:
a. Domingue, Szabo & Associates, Inc.
102 Asma Boulevard, Suite 305
Lafayette, LA 70508
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday thru Thursday
7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., Friday
b. City of New Iberia Wastewater Facility
800 Sucrose Drive
New Iberia, LA 70560
Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday thru Friday
Complete sets of drawings, specifications and forms may be obtained at the office of Domingue, Szabo & Associates, Inc., 102 Asma Boulevard, Suite 305, Lafayette, Louisiana 70508, phone: (337) 232-5182, upon payment of seventy-five dollars ($75.00) to reimburse the cost of reproduction and handling. Deposits on the first set of documents furnished to Bona Fide Prime bidders will be fully refunded if returned in good condition within 10 DAYS after receipt of bids. One-half of the deposits will be refunded to Bona Fide Prime bidders upon return of additional sets of documents if returned in good condition within 10 DAYS after receipt of bids. Documents containing marks, torn sheets, or unbound sheets are NOT considered to be in good condition.
Contractors submitting bids shall be licensed under LA Revised Statutes R.S. 37:2150-2164 and shall be classified under ELECTRICAL WORK (STATEWIDE). The Bidder shall show his license number on the bid and on the sealed envelope in which their bid is enclosed.
Each bid shall be accompanied by suitable bid surety, payable to the City of New Iberia, Louisiana, the amount of which shall be five percent (5%) of the amount of the bid. This shall be given as a guarantee that the bidder will execute the contract, should it be awarded to him, in conformity with the Contract Documents. Performance and Payment Bonds will be required.
No bidder may withdraw his/her bid within forty-five (45) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
Any person with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Owner no later than seven (7) days prior to bid opening.
The Contractor shall obtain, maintain during the life of the project and provide to the Owner copies of the following bonds and policies which shall be obtained from surety companies which appear on the U.S. Treasury Circular 570, licensed to do business in the State of Louisiana, in the amounts and for the purpose stated and subject to the Owner’s approval:
1. BID BOND: a “Bid Guarantee” equivalent to 5% of the bid price consisting of a firm commitment, such as a bid bond, certified check, cashier’s check, or another negotiable instrument, shall accompany each bid as assurance that the bidder will, upon acceptance of his bid, execute such contractual documents as may be required and within the time specified.
2. PERFORMANCE BOND: A performance bond of not less than 100% of the contract price shall be executed to assure the Contractor’s faithful performance of the contract.
3. PAYMENT BOND: A payment bond of not less than 100% of the contract price shall be executed to assure payment as required by law of all persons supplying labor and material in the performance of the work proved by the contract.
Each bid shall be submitted only on the Contractor's Bid Form furnished by the Engineer.
The City of New Iberia, Louisiana, reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities in any or all bids.
CITY OF NEW IBERIA, LOUISIANA
/s/ FREDDIE DECOURT Mayor
/s/ MAXINE GONSOULIN City Clerk
Publication Dates: 06/12/19; 06/19/19; and 06/26/19