ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
JACKSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY
CLEARING AND GRUBBING SERVICES ON THE EAST METRO CORRIDOR 31.7 ACRES
JACKSON-MEDGAR WILEY EVERS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
(JMAA PROJECT NO. 7000-002-20)
The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (“JMAA”) is requesting services from a Certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) of which that is certified by one of the acceptable certifying entities. Certified DBEs eligible to bid on this solicitation are those who are certified by either the Mississippi Unified Certification Program (MUCP), Jackson Municipal Airport Authority (JMAA), Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), The City of Jackson, Mississippi Development Authority (MDA), or by the United States Small Business Administration (SBA). ("JMAA") will receive sealed bids at the Jackson- Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport ("JAN"), Main Terminal Building, Suite 300, in the City of Jackson, Rankin County, Mississippi, until 2:00 p.m. central time on April 24, 2020 (the "Bid Deadline"), for services in connection with the Clearing and Grubbing Services on the East Metro Corridor 31.7 Acres, Project No. 7000-002-20 at the Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (the "Work").
JMAA will also accept electronic sealed bids as specified in the bid documents. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. central time on April 24, 2020, Electronic bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Once registered, Suppliers can download bid specifications and upload bid documents.
JMAA will publicly open and read aloud all bids at 2:15 p.m. central time on April 24, 2020 (the "Bid Opening"), in the Staff Conference Room, Third Floor of the Main Terminal Building at JAN.
The outside or exterior of each bid envelope or container of the bid must be marked with the Bidder's company name and Mississippi Certificate of Responsibility Number and with the wording: “Clearing and Grubbing Services on the East Metro Corridor 31.7 Acres Project at JAN, JMAA Project No. 7000-002-20." Bid proposals, amendments to bids, or requests for withdrawal of bids received by JMAA after the Bid Deadline will not be considered for any cause whatsoever. JMAA invites Bidders and their authorized representatives to be present at the Bid Opening.
JMAA will award the Work to the Lowest most responsive and responsible Bidder as determined by JMAA in accordance with the criteria set forth in the Information for Bidders. The Information for Bidders contains, among other things, a copy of this Advertisement for Bids, Instructions to Bidders and an Agreement to be executed by JMAA and the lowest and most responsive and responsible Bidder. Any Addendums issued clarifying and/or changing plans and specifications; clarifying and/or changing instructions in the Instruction to Bidders; and/or answering questions in relation to the Instructions to Bidders, including plans and specifications, shall become part of the Information for Bidders. Plans and specifications related to the Work are considered part of the Agreement.
The Information for Bidders, including plans and specifications, is on file and open for public inspection at JAN at the following address:
Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport
Suite 300, Main Terminal Building
100 International Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39208
Telephone: (601) 939-5631 ext. 662
Facsimile: (601) 939-3713
Attention: Deuntagus Herndon, Procurement Specialist
Bid Documents may be picked up or shipped to the person making the request. Documents will not be distributed or mailed, however, until payment is received.
JMAA will hold a Pre-Bid Conference at 2:00 p.m. central time on April 1, 2020 in the Community Room, Main Terminal Building at JAN. Attendance at the Pre-Bid Conference is highly encouraged for all those interested in submitting bids as a Prime Contractor for the Work and persons seeking opportunities to provide work as a Sub-Contractor. The benefits of attendance include networking opportunities between Prime Contractors and Sub-Contractors, as well as the opportunity to be on a list of contacts that will be published to interested parties as part of the minutes from the Pre-Bid Conference; review of the plans and specifications; and a site visit of the area covered in the scope of work. No site visits will be scheduled other than the one provided during the Pre-Bid conference.
JMAA reserves the right to amend the plans and specifications for the Work by Addendum issued before the Bid Deadline; to reject any and all bids; to waive informalities in the bidding process; and to hold and examine bids for up to ninety (90) days before awarding the Contract to perform the Work.
If it becomes necessary to revise any aspect of this Request for Bids or to provide additional information to Bidders, JMAA will issue one or more Addenda by posting on JMAA's website (https://jmaa.com/corporate/partner-with-us/procurement/). JMAA will also endeavor to deliver a copy of each Addendum, to all persons on record with JMAA as receiving a copy of the Information for Bidders, via email.
JACKSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY
DATE: March 18, 2020 /s/ Paul A. Brown
Paul A. Brown, Chief Executive Officer