The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (“the Authority”) is a political subdivision of the State of Louisiana. New Orleans Public Facility Management, Inc. (“NOPFMI”) is a quasi-public body that is charged with the responsibility of managing the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center-New Orleans (“ENMCCNO”) on a day-to-day basis. The Authority is requesting sealed bids for the C-1369Install and Furnish Walk Thru Metal Detectors. Sealed Bids will be received at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Boulevard, New Orleans, LA 70130 until Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at which time bids received on time and at the correct location will be considered for contract award. All bids must be submitted to Ms. Chanel M. Labat-Contract Manager. Bidders may submit bids electronically at purchasing.mccno.com. Bids will not be accepted after said time and date. A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Purchasing Department Conference Room. Specifications and Bid Documents may be obtained online at purchasing.mccno.com or by contacting the Contract Department (504) 582-3562. Bidders may obtain Specifications and Bid Documents in person, by first class mail, or by courier services. In employing first class mail or by courier service, Bidders must arrange directly with the courier for pickup, delivery, and payment of all associated costs. All Bids must be submitted in a sealed, opaque envelope, to the Contract Department of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Each Bid must be accompanied by one (1) certified check, cashier’s check, or a good and solvent Bid Bond acceptable to the Owner. The Bid Bond/Security shall be in an amount of five percent (5%) of the total aggregate amount of the Base and any additive Alternate Bids for which the Bid is submitted, drawn in favor of the Owner. The Successful Bidder’s Bid Bond/Security will be retained until he has signed the Contract. A contract shall be awarded to the Bidder whose Bid Price is complete and responsive to all terms and conditions outlined in the Bid Documents, without discrimination on grounds of race, color, sex, or national origin. Bidders are advised that request for copies of the Bid Documents shall not be accepted within two (2) calendar days prior to the Bid Delivery date indicated above. Bid Documents may be obtained between the hours of 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Monday through Friday, holidays not included.