North Caddo Medical Center Project Summary

Notice to Bidders

Hospital Service District No. 1 Caddo Parish D/b/a North Caddo Medical Center

February 2023

The sealed bids will be received at North Caddo Medical Center, 815 South Pine Street, Vivian, Louisiana until 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 29th, 2023 in the Administration Conference Room for all labor, materials, and equipment required to fully complete projects listed below. All bidders are required to bid on project and (partial submission is not allowed). All bids received on time will be publicly opened and read aloud. All bidders are encouraged to attend the pre-bid conferences as indicated below. Attendance at these conferences is mandatory. By submitting bids, bidders acknowledge responsibility and familiarity with the project site.

1. North Caddo Medical Clinic, Benton

Location: 188 Burt Blvd., Benton LA 71006
Project Summary:
Mandatory Pre Bid Meeting: March 10th, 2023 at 10am at NCMC Conference Room (815 South Pine Street, Vivian, Louisiana).
Questions regarding this project contact Marcus Hobbs at 318 828-1637 or email

Last Day to send any RFI to architect is March 27th, 2023
Mandatory Walkthrough of Existing Building: To schedule this walkthrough during bid process, contact Robert Laroux at 318-469-4773 or email at

Complete Bid Documents for this Project are available in electronic form. They may be obtained from the Drop box link that will be sent to all bidders by Vintage Design Group. Printed copies are not available from the Architects, but arrangements can be made to obtain them through most reprographic firms. Plan holders are responsible for their own costs. Documents shall be available to Bidders on February 22, 2023.

Bids will be accompanied by a certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond payable to North Caddo Medical Center, the amount of which shall be five percent (5%) of the total bid plus any alternates. Money Orders will not be accepted. This shall be given as guarantee that the bidder will execute the contract, if it were awarded to him, in conformity with the Contract Documents. If Bid Bond is used, it shall meet the requirements according to R.S. 38:2218.

Bidders check list items include; The Completed Louisiana Uniform Bid Form, Completed Bid Bond or Bid Security – AIA Document A-310 (Circular 570 as amended) 5% of total bids, Acknowledgement of Addenda, and name of firm as required by R.S.38:2212(B)(2). The following can be submitted at a later date by the apparent low bidder: Completed Section 000320 – Subcontractor, Supplier, and Manufacturer List, Completed Section 000450 Non- Collusion Affidavit, and Completed Section 000520 – Safety Regulations Agreement Form. Make sure references are on checklist

The successful bidder shall be required to furnish a Performance and Payment Bond in an amount equal to 100% of the Contract written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana, and who is currently on the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Management Service List or by Louisiana domicile insurance company with at least an A-Rating in the latest printing of the A.M. Best’s Key Rating Guide to write individual bonds up to ten percent of policyholder’s surplus as shown in the A. M. Best’s Key Rating Guide and complies with R.S. 38:2219 (R.S.28:2218 Bid Bond). The bond shall be countersigned by a person who is under contract with the surety company or bond issuer as an agent of the company and who is licensed as an insurance agent in this State and who is residing in this State.

North Caddo Medical Center
Project Summary February 2023

Bidders Experience: Bidder shall have and provide references for three (3) projects of new construction and/or renovation of an I-2 (hospital) occupancy classification. Bidders without previous experience and references shall be disqualified. References must be included in bid project.

Bidders may inspect the existing site conditions Monday through Friday 8:00 am until 2:00 pm; call hospital for appointment.

Bids shall be accepted only from contractors who are licensed by the State of Louisiana for the classification of Building Construction. No bid may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after receipt of bids, except under the provisions of La.R.S. 38:2214.

The successful bidder shall supply all required insurance with carrier(s) acceptable to North Caddo Medical Center.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids for just cause. In accordance with La.R.S. 38:2212 (A)(1)(b), the provisions and requirements of this section, those stated in the Advertisement for Bids, and those required on the bid form shall not be considered as informalities and shall not be waived by any public entity.

North Caddo Medical Center 815 South Pine Street Vivian, Louisiana 71082

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