NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR ANNUAL TERM BIDS
Sealed or Electronic Bids will be accepted by the Board of Supervisors of Harrison County, Mississippi, at the Board Conference room in the First Judicial District Courthouse in Gulfport, Mississippi, until the hour of 9:30 o’clock A.M. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 for purchases by Harrison County of the following:
Annual Term Bids for the term beginning JULY 1, 2022 and ending JUNE 30, 2023 (RE-BID)All bids for the above items must submitted on the bid forms provided within the Bid Specification Packet.
Group 10-4 Limestone Rip Rap
Bid Specification Packets may be obtained at NO CHARGE by contacting the Harrison County Purchasing Department at 228-865-4028, located in the First Judicial District Courthouse at 1801 23rd Ave., Gulfport, Mississippi 39501 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Bid Documents may also be viewed or downloaded at www.centralbidding.com or www.harrisoncountybids.com . For any questions relating to Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com please call 225-810-4814. For any questions relating to Plan House or https://www.harrisoncountybids.com please call 662-407-0193.
"Electronic Bids" may be submitted on-line at www .centralbidding .com prior to the opening date and time as stated above but will not be available for viewing until the date and time of the bid opening. For any questions relating to Registration at www .centralbidding .com or the Electronic Bidding process, call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
-All “Sealed Bids” must be on file with the Clerk of the Board prior to the opening date and time as stated above. All Sealed Bids must be sealed and clearly marked on the outside of the envelope as indicated “Annual Term Bid Group 10.4 Limestone Rip Rap to be opened Wednesday, June 1, 2022”. Sealed Bid envelopes not so marked are submitted at the risk of the prospective Bidder and the County assumes no responsibility for the premature opening of same by any County employee. Sealed Bids sent through the U.S. Mail are done so at the risk of the bidder and should be addressed to the Harrison County Board of Supervisors, in care of the Chancery Clerks Office, Post Office Drawer CC, Gulfport, Mississippi, 39502 or 1801 23rd Ave., Gulfport, Mississippi 39501. The County is NOT responsible for Sealed Bids that arrive in the mail after the designated opening time. Sealed Bids may be delivered in person to the Harrison County Chancery Clerk’s Office in the First Judicial District Courthouse located at 1801 23rd Ave, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501 until 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 31, 2022 or the Board Conference Room at the First Judicial District Courthouse in Gulfport, Mississippi on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 prior to the opening time as listed above.
If the agency is closed for any reason, including but not limited to: acts of God, strikes, lockouts, riots, acts of war, epidemics, governmental regulations superimposed after the fact, fire, earthquakes, floods, or other natural disasters (the “Force Majeure Events”), which closure prevents the opening of bids at the advertised date and time, all bids received shall be publicly opened and read aloud on the next business day that the agency shall be open and at the previously advertised time. The new date and time of the bid opening, as determined in accordance with this paragraph, shall not be advertised, and all Vendors/Contractors, upon submission of a bid, shall be deemed to have knowledge of and shall have agreed to the provisions of this paragraph. Bids shall be received by the agency until the new date and time of the bid opening as set forth herein. The agency shall not be held responsible for the receipt of any bids for which the delivery was attempted and failed due to the closure of the agency as a result of a Force Majeure Event. Each Vendor/Contractor shall be required to ensure the delivery and receipt of its bid by the agency prior to the new date and time of the bid opening. The Board of Supervisors expressly reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any part of any or all bids based on a lowest and best bid determination. If the bid documents request separate bids on phases or items of a project, the Board of Supervisors reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any part of any or all bids based on a lowest and best bid determination on each phase or item for which a separate bid is requested. The Board of Supervisors reserves the right to waive informalities.
Bids may be held by the Board of Supervisors for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days from the date of submittal for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of bid submitters, prior to awarding of the Contract.
By Order of the Harrison County Board of Supervisors adopted on the 9th day of May, 2022.
/s/ John McAdams
(SEAL) Clerk Board of Supervisors
Publication Dates: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Wednesday, May 18, 2022