Housing Authority: Advertisement for Bid

The Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches will receive bids for the 2021 Capital Fund Program Siding Replacement – Project for the Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches LA HUD Modernization LM8P115501-211 LA48P115501-22 10:00 AM on August 3, 2023 at the offices of the Housing Authority of City of Natchitoches. 536 Culbertson Lane. Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457, which time and place all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud. Any person requiring special accommodations shall notify the Housing Authority of the type (s) of accommodation required not less than seven (7) days before bid opening.
Bids will be considered only when the bidder certifies that he holds a current valid Louisiana contractor’s license of proper Building Construction Classification or Specially – Roofing & Sheet Metal, Siding and shows his license number on the Bid Form above his signature as required under
R.S. 37:2151-2163. Contractors desiring to bid shall submit with their bid evidence that they hold a license of proper classification and in full force and effect.
All bid documents shall be included in a sealed envelope which shall be clearly marked with the words Bid Documents, the Bidder’s name and the date and time for receipt of bids, and Contractor’s State License Number. The failure to place all required information on the envelope will result in the denial of bid.
The following documents shall be included in the sealed bid package:
(1) Bid Form
(2) Bid Bond
(3) Resolution of the Board of Directors when required
The Owner may make such investigations as deemed necessary to determine the ability of the bidder to perform the work, and the bidder shall furnish to the Owner all such information and data for this purpose as the Owner may request. The Owner reserves the right to reject any bid if the evidence submitted by, or investigation of, such bidder fails to satisfy the Owner that such bidder is properly qualified to carry out the obligations of the Contract and to complete the work contemplated therein. Conditional bids will not be accepted.
Proposed forms of Contract Documents, including plans and specifications, may be examined electronically through Drop Box:
Copies of the documents may be secured by contacting Architect, Newman Marchive Incorporated, 2800 Youree Drive, Suite 310, Shreveport, Louisiana 71104, 318.219.1814
Attention is called to the provisions for equal employment opportunity, and payment of not less than the minimum salaries and wages as set forth in the Specifications in accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act, must be paid on this project.
All bids must be accompanied by bid security equal to five percent (5%) of the Base Bid and all additive alternates and must be in the form of a certified check, cashier’s check or Bid Bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Performance and a Payment Bond written by a company
licensed to do business in Louisiana, each in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount.
No bids may be withdrawn for a period of thirty (30) days after the actual date bids are opened. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities incidental thereto.
Pre-Bid Conference: All prospective bidders and subcontractors are encouraged to attend the pre- bid conference to be held on July 20. 2023 at 1Q·00 a.m. at the Natchitoches Housing Authority Offices. 536 Culbertson Ln. Natchitoches La. 71457
In accordance with the omnibus drug legislation enacted on November 19, 1988, Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (Pub. L 100-690, Title V. Subtitle D) Contractors and Grantees of Federal Agencies must certify that they will provide drug-free workplaces. This required certification is a precondition of receiving a contract with the Housing Authority.
Housing Authority of the City of Natchitoches
A. Anthony – Executive Director