ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
THE HARRISON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI, WILL RECEIVE “SEALED” OR “ELECTRONIC BIDS” FOR THE:
HARRISON COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING ACADEMY IN GULFPORT, MS
at GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI, at the BOARD CONFERENCE ROOM, FIRST JUDICIAL COURTHOUSE, 1801 23rd AVE, GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI, until and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
Sealed” or “Electronic Bids” will be received for the construction of Harrison County Law Enforcement Training Academyin accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
Bid documents can be viewed or downloaded at www.centralbidding.com . Bid documents are also available by contacting the Harrison County Purchasing Department at 228-865-4028.
Complete Bid Documents for a Stipulated Sum contract may also be obtained from the online plan room website of the design professional at www.mpengplans.us upon receipt of a non-refundable deposit. The amount of this deposit is directly correlated to the size and number of bid documents and will be indicated on the plan room website for said project.
All “Electronic Bids” must be submitted on-line at www.centralbidding.com prior to the opening date and time as stated above. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
You may also contact the Harrison County Purchasing Department at 228-865-4028 for assistance or questions.
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
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 Prospective Vendor 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. 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 until 5:00 p.m., or the Board of Supervisor’s Conference Room at the First Judicial District Courthouse in Gulfport, Mississippi on 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 proposal, 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 Sealed and/or Electronic bid by the agency prior to the new date and time of the bid opening.
The Owner 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 Owner 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 Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities.
For bids equaling or exceeding $50,000.00, the bidder must indicate his Certificate of Responsibility number on the outside of the sealed bid envelope as required by Mississippi Bid Law.
Per Mississippi Law, MS Code 31-3-21 (3); any bid submitted by a non-resident contractor which does not include the non-resident contractor’s current state law pertaining to such states treatment of nonresident contractor’s, shall be rejected and not considered for award. If no such law exists in the nonresident contractor’s state, then the non-resident contractor must provide a statement to that effect.
Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of submittal for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the Contract.
By Order of the Board of Supervisors, this the 2021.
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
Harrison County, Mississippi
Thursday June 10, 2021
Thursday, June 17, 2021
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