ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The City of Poplarville, Mississippi will receive sealed proposals at City Hall, 200 Highway 26 East, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470, until 10:00 a.m, March 28, 2018, for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment in connection with City Square Park Improvements (Phase II) project, as described in and reflected by the plans and specifications prepared by The Walker Associates, Engineers-Planners-Designers, PLLC, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, dated February, 2018, immediately after which time said sealed proposals shall be publicly opened and read.
Detailed drawings and specifications are on file and may be examined at the office of The Walker Associates, Engineers-Planners-Designers, PLLC, 2203 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi or at Poplarville City Hall, in the City Clerk’s office, located at 200 Highway 26 East in Poplarville, Mississippi
Bidders may obtain complete sets of drawings and specifications from The Walker Associates, Engineers-Planners-Designers, PLLC, 2203 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401 (Post Office Box 16496, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39404-6496), upon payment of $125.00 per set, non-refundable.
All bids must be returned in the original contract book as issued in DUPLICATE. Proposals shall be submitted on the prescribed blank bid form provided with the drawings and general conditions and scope of work and must be accompanied by Bid Security in the form of a certified check or acceptable bid bond in an amount equal to at least five percent (5%) of the base bid. Said security to be forfeited, as liquidated damages, not penalty, by a bidder who may be awarded the contract, but who fails to carry out the terms of the proposal, execute the contract and post the required performance bond in the form and amount, and within the time specified. The bid bond, or the certified check, if used in lieu thereof, shall be payable unconditionally to City of Poplarville, Mississippi.
Bids on the project must be received on or before the time specified above, and no bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time and date for the receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days. All bids submitted must comply with the requirements of Chapter 3, Title 31 (Sections 31-3-1, et. Seq.) Of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, and the performance of any contract shall be bonded in accordance with Chapter 5, Title 31 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended.
Bidders who are non-residents of the State of Mississippi must also comply with the provisions of Section 31-3-21(3) of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended.
The award of the Contract, if it is awarded, will be to the lowest responsible Bidder whose qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Poplarville. The City of Poplarville reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities.
Minority and Women’s Business Enterprises are solicited to bid on this Contract as prime contractors and are encouraged to make inquires regarding potential subcontracting opportunities, equipment, material and/or supply needs.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in whole or in part by anticipated funds from the Mississippi Development Authority of the State of Mississippi through the Small Municipalities and Limited Population Grant (SMLPC) funds.
No Bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the date of opening thereof.
CITY OF POPLARVILLE, MISSISSIPPI
By: /s/ Rossie Creel, Mayor
Publish dates: February 22, 2018 & March 1, 2018
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