Notice to Bidders
Electronic or sealed bids for ELECTRIC LINE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE will be received in the office of the General Manager, City of Columbus, Mississippi, Light and Water Department until 2:00 P.M. local time, Tuesday, August 10, 2021. At that time, Columbus Light & Water officials will publicly read aloud the bids.
CONTRACT DOCUMENTS: Specifications and bidding documents may be examined at the office of the General Manager located at the address stated above or may be obtained from the Engineer for the Project:
Atwell & Gent, P.A.
P. O. Box 2558
Starkville, Mississippi 39760-2558
Telephone (662) 324-5658
for a deposit of $125.00. This deposit is non-refundable.
Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
SUBMITTAL OF SEALED BIDS: Each bid must be submitted in duplicate in accordance with the instructions to bidders which are bound in the Project Manual. The Owner reserves the right to waive irregularities and to reject any or all bids.
SUBMITTAL OF ELECTRONIC BIDS: Each electronically submitted bid must be submitted in “pdf” format and shall contain the same information and forms as required for the paper bids. In the event that an electronically submitted bid has a corrupted attachment, the bid will be considered null and void.
Columbus Light & Water Department is a political subdivision. It does reserve and set aside for minority enterprises business on RFPs such as this. The specifics of the minority enterprise policy can and should be requested from the Columbus Light & Water Department at 662-328-7192.
Columbus Light & Water reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids and to hold bids for a period of 30 days or until after the monthly Board of Commission’s meeting before award or rejection.
No bidder may withdraw a bid for a period of thirty (30) days after the date set for opening of bids.
Columbus Light and Water Department
Acting General Manager
July 7, 2021
July 14, 2021