ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
March 4, 2021
Monroe Housing Authority on behalf of Claiborne Creek, Inc. will receive sealed bids in triplicate for the following project:
Claiborne Creek Phase 2 – Remove Balconies / Repair Water Damage, Project No. 21PRL.CC.01
Bids will be accepted until 2:00 PM, Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at the office of the Monroe Housing Authority in the Boardroom, located at 300 Harrison Street, Monroe, Louisiana 71201. At which time and place all bids will be opened and read aloud. A Pre-Bid meeting shall be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 10:00 AM at Claiborne Creek – Community Room, located at 200 Claiborne Creek Dr., West Monroe, Louisiana 71291.
ANY PERSON REQUIRING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION SHALL NOTIFY MONROE HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE TYPE(S) OF ACCOMMODATION REQUIRED NO LESS THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS BEFORE THE BID OPENING.
Complete bidding documents for this project are available in electronic form to bonafide prime bidders. They may be obtained without charge and without deposit from Monroe Housing Authority; e-mail request to [email protected]. Printed copies are not available but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Interested bidders should send requests to [email protected].
All bids must be accompanied by bid security equal to five percent (5%) of the sum of the base bid and all alternatives, and must be made in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check, or bid bond written by a surety company licensed to do business in Louisiana, and signed by the surety’s agency or attorney-in-fact. The Bid Bond shall be in favor of Monroe Housing Authority 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 Treasury Financial Management Service List (Treasury List). Bidder must verify listing of surety through Monroe Housing Authority contract administrative office. The Treasury List can also be accessed online at http://www.fms.treas.gov/c570/index.html.
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.
Bids shall be accepted from contractors who are licensed under LA R.S. 37:2150-2173 for the classification of Building Construction. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after receipt of bids. Attention is called to the provisions for equal employment opportunity; and payment of no less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the specification must be paid on this project. Monroe Housing Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids for just cause per State Public Bid Law or to waive any informality in the bidding.
Date: July 6, 2021 Monroe Housing Authority By: William V. Smart, Executive Director