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  • Notice is hereby given that electronically submitted sealed bids will be received by the LACPC, 6767 Perkins Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70808 up to the hour of 2:00 o’clock p.m. on April 24, 2023, for furnishing of the following, to wit:
CAUSTIC SODA -- 50% liquid, Membrane Grade, Caustic Soda Solution
The purpose of this bid is to service the needs of the City of Natchitoches' CAUSTIC SODA needs for water treatment, and may also include the needs of other similarly situated cities who are members of the LACPC Cooperative Purchasing Joint Commission.
Electronic bids will be accepted only by the LACPC on the LaMATS e-Auction & Bid Services (EASiBUY) bid platform, Bidders must register at this website address to access the full specifications and to place their bids electronically.
  • ELECTRONIC BIDS WILL BE UNSEALED AND the results posted starting at 2:00 pm at the LaMATS office, 6767 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA, and the results will be posted at thereafter.
  • THE CITY OF NATCHITOCHES and the LACPC reserve the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities in bids received.
Questions regarding the City of NATCHITOCHES Caustic Soda uses and quantities needed may be directed to Edd Lee, City of Natchitoches Purchasing,
Questions regarding the use of this bid platform may be directed to Paul Holmes, LACPC Contracts Administrator,


Supply the required product for use in potable water treatment in the City of Natchitoches.
Natchitoches Annual Usage: 500,000 lbs. on a semi-annual basis

Timing: On an as needed basis   


The resulting contract will be considered a cooperative use (joint use) contract and will be available for use by additional local government parties through the LACPC Commission,  Terms and Conditions apply.


A 1% administrative fee payable to LaMATS (as administrator of the LACPC) applies to all sales made pursuant to the resulting contract. Sales are reportable bi-annually by the supplier commencing December 31, 2023, and each 6-month period thereafter, to the LACPC Contracts Administrator at Total administrative fees on all sales to all users of the resulting contract shall not exceed $3000 per year.  


The term of the resulting contract will be on or about May 1 through June 30, 2024. Upon the mutual consent of the LACPC and the Supplier, the resulting contract may be extended for one (1) additional year, until June 30, 2025.  A final contract may include an escalation or a de-escalation clause where pricing is volatile and cannot be quoted on a yearly basis.   


#1 Extension of Bid Deadline from 2:00 pm, on April 17, 2023, until 2:00 pm, on April 24, 2023.  

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