ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Separate sealed or electronic bids for the construction of THE HIVE – WATER/BOOSTER &
TANK, ARC #MS-19526, BID 2019-037WL will be received by the CITY OF TUPELO until
10:00 A.M., LOCAL TIME ON TUESDAY THE 1ST DAY OF OCTOBER, 2019 and then at
said office publicly opened and read aloud. Sealed bids will be received until the designated
date and time at TUPELO CITY HALL, TAX OFFICE, ATTENTION: MISSY SHELTON, 71
EAST TROY STREET, TUPELO, MS 38804. Electronic bids will be received until the date
and time via electronic online submission through www.centralbidding.com.
The project consists of the following approximate work: a 500,000 gallon concrete
composite ground storage tank, a concrete block veneered prefabricated steel building,
miscellaneous 8" - 12" plant piping valves and fittings, specialty valves, package booster
pump arrangement, process instrumentation, controls and monitoring, radio telemetry,
electrical work, site work and miscellaneous appurtenant items.
The Contract Documents, in printed form, may be examined at the CITY OF TUPELO, AT
CITY HALL, 71 EAST TROY STREET, TUPELO, MS 38804 and at Cook Coggin Engineers,
Inc., 703 Crossover Road, Tupelo, Mississippi 38801. The Contract Documents, in
electronic form, may also be viewed on line.
Official bid documents may be obtained as follows:
Contract Bid Documents, including Plans and Specifications, are issued to potential
Bidders from Plan House Printing and Graphics. Paper copies may be purchased online
from www.cceplanroom.com. The non-refundable cost of the Bid Documents is
$200.00. Contract bid documents may also be purchased for electronic download
from Plan House Printing and Graphics for an additional fee of $50.00. Payments for
Bid Documents shall be made payable to Plan House Printing and Graphics, 607 West
Main Street, Tupelo, MS 38804.
Registering for a free account at www.cceplanroom.com will enable bidders to view
and/or order Contract Documents online. The only requirement for account registration
is a valid email address. Questions regarding website registration and online orders
shall be directed to Plan House Printing at (662) 407-0193.
Electronic download may be purchased online from Central Bidding at
www.centralbidding.com. Electronic Bids can ONLY be submitted at
www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process,
please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Bids will be accepted only under the name of the Bidder to whom contract documents
have been issued by Plan House Printing or Central Bidding, on behalf of the Engineer, and
whose name appears on the official list of Planholders maintained by the CITY OF TUPELO.
Minority and women’s business enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime
contractors and are encouraged to make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting
opportunities, equipment, materials and/or supply needs. The CITY OF TUPELO is an Equal
Opportunity Employer. The CITY OF TUPELO hereby notifies all bidders that it will
affirmatively insure that in a contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be
afforded the full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be
discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age,
disability, sexual preference, marital or veteran status or any other legally protected status
in consideration for an award.
The successful bidder must comply with the Davis-Bacon Act which requires that all
laborers and mechanics shall be paid at rates not less than those determined by the
Department of Labor to be the prevailing for the locality in which the project is located.
This project is being funded in part by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) Grant
#MS-19526 and the rules and regulations therein apply.
The contract will be awarded as an entire job and individual items will not be let for
Each bidder must deposit with this bid, security in the amount, form and subject to the
conditions provided in the Information for Bidders. For Bidders submitting bids
electronically, the bond submitted must be either a bond issued by the Surety in electronic
format or the original hard copy of the bid bond must be submitted to the CITY OF
TUPELO, TAX OFFICE, ATTENTION: MISSY SHELTON, 71 EAST TROY STREET, TUPELO,
MISSISSIPPI 38804, prior to bid opening in order for the bid to be valid.
No Bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening
Simultaneously with his delivery of the executed contract, the Contractor shall furnish
surety bonds subject to the conditions provided in the Information for Bidders.
All applicable laws, ordinances and the rules and regulations of all authorities having
jurisdiction over construction of the project shall apply to the contract throughout.
Each Bidder is responsible for inspecting the site and for reading and being thoroughly
familiar with the Contract Documents. The failure or omission of any Bidder to do any of
the foregoing shall in no way relieve any Bidder from any obligation in respect to this Bid.
A conditional or qualified Bid will not be accepted. Award will be made to the lowest
responsible, responsive Bidder.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all Bids.
JASON SHELTON, MAYOR
CITY OF TUPELO
Publish: September 2, 9, 2019