ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The Town of Sumrall, Mississippi will receive sealed proposals at Town Hall, 4880 Highway 589, Sumrall, Mississippi 39482, until 10:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 6, 2018, for furnishing all labor, materials and equipment required to complete the W. SPANISH OAKS DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS as described in and reflected by the plans and specifications prepared by The Walker Associates, Engineers-Planners-Designers, PLLC, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, dated January, 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 Sumrall Town Hall, in the Town Clerk’s office, located at 4880 Highway 589 in Sumrall, 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 $75.00 per set, non-refundable.
All bids must be returned in the original contract book as issued. Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate 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 my 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 Town of Sumrall, 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Bids on the project must be received on or before the time specified above, and no bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time and date for the receipt of bids for a period of sixty (60) days.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 Town of Sumrall. The Town of Sumrall reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities.
No Bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the date of opening thereof.
TOWN OF SUMRALL, MISSISSIPPI
By: /s/ Heath Sumrall, Mayor
February 1, 2018
February 8, 2018