Notice to Bidders

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

All bids will be received at NCMC Administrative Conference Room on August 17th, 2023 at 1:00 pm for materials, and equipment required to fully complete projects listed below. Project will be awarded to the lowest qualified, responsible, and responsive contractor(s). When submitting the bid, each bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope containing all requested items in the bid check list.

All bids received on time will be publicly opened and read aloud on August 17th, 2023 at NCMC Administrative Conference Room (815 South Pine Street, Vivian, Louisiana).
All bidders are will need to attend the pre‐bid conferences as indicated below. Attendance at these conferences is mandatory. By submitting bids, bidders acknowledge responsibilities and familiarities with the project sites.

1. Blanchard Pharmacy
Location: 5948 N. Market Street, Shreveport, LA 71107

Project Summary: The work includes the construction of a new pharmacy building, approximately 3,000 square feet, and associated site work. The building is wood framed with an EIFS and manufactured stone façade.

Mandatory Pre Bid Meeting: July 31st , 2023 at 10:00 am at NCMC Administrative Conference Room (815 South Pine Street, Vivian, Louisiana).

Estimated construction cost and duration: $1.15 million / 14 months
Questions regarding this project, contact Sutton Beebe Babin Architects, LLC – Rachel James at 318 221‐1623 or

Last Day to send any RFI to Architect is August 10th, 2023 at 1:00 pm

Complete Bid Documents are available in electronic form. They may be obtained from the following link: Printed copies are not available from the Architect, 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 July 06, 2023. Addendum will be uploaded to the same link listed above. Contractors are responsible to check availability prior to bidding.

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%). 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;

  1. Louisiana Uniform Bid Form, Completed Bid Bond or Bid Security ‐ AIA Document A‐310 (Circular 570 as amended) 5% of total bid, 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:
  2. Completed Section 000320 ‐ Subcontractor, Supplier, and Manufacturer List,
  3. Completed Section 000450 Non‐Collusion Affidavit, and Completed Section 000520 ‐ Safety Regulations Agreement Form.
  4. (3) example projects with references for each project.
  5. Copy of Louisiana Contractors License

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.

Bidders Experience: Bidder shall have and provide references for three (3) projects of new construction and/or renovation of medical or pharmacy clinics. Bidders without previous experience and references shall be disqualified.

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