EXTERIOR ROADWAY LIGHTING MATERIALS
The City of Saltillo, Mississippi will accept bid proposals in order to pre-qualify bidders for participation in two (2) separate reverse auctions for various exterior roadway lighting materials (materials only) for package 1 (as described in the specifications) and package 2 (as described in the specifications) until 12:00 PM CST on Monday, August 3, 2020 at the Office of the Saltillo City Clerk or electronically at www.centralbidding.com and will thereafter publically open and read same. For any questions regarding electronic submission of bid proposals, please call Central Bidding at (225) 810-4814. All bid proposals which are not submitted electronically must be delivered in a sealed envelope to the Office of the Saltillo City Clerk, 395 Mobile Street, Saltillo, Mississippi 38866, must be plainly marked on the outside as “exterior roadway lighting materials, Package 1” and/or “exterior roadway lighting materials, Package 2” and must also bear the date that the bid proposal is to be opened (“August 3, 2020"). Prospective bidders are allowed and encouraged to bid on either or both packages, but must be pre-qualified to bid in each reverse auction separately.
Two separate online reverse auctions for pre-qualified bidders will then be held at www.centralbidding.com on August 4, 2020 from 2:00 PM until 2:30 PM CST for Package 1 and on August 4, 2020 from 2:30 PM until 3:00 PM CTS for Package 2. All pre-qualified bidders will be notified of status in advance of the said reverse auctions. The City of Saltillo reserves the right to extend the aforementioned reverse auction date if more time is needed in order to adequately pre-qualify any submissions received; to use an “anti-sniping” feature and/or to reject any and all bid proposals or reverse auction bids, in whole or in part, with or without cause; and to accept, in its judgment, the lowest and best bid in accordance with state law.
Specifications and other supporting documents for these items may be reviewed at the Office of the Saltillo City Clerk at 395 Mobile Street, Saltillo, Mississippi 38866, (662) 869-5431, or at www.centralbidding.com. This notice shall run in accordance with state law and shall be published on July 15 and July 22, 2020.
THIS the 15th day of July, 2020.
Mayor Rex B. Smith
City of Saltillo, MS
|REVERSE AUCTION BIDDING:
|• The real-time bidding interface will appear below at the start date and time set by the owner. If you are viewing this page before the set start time of the reverse auction, you may need to refresh the page in your web browser in order to see the real-time bidding interface below.
• The Central Bidding time listed for this Reverse Auction is the official time for the placement of bids. All bidders acknowledge that this Reverse Auction is conducted electronically and relies on hardware, software, internal and external network speeds, as well as other variables that are outside of the control of Central Bidding. Central Bidding does not suggest waiting until the final seconds to place your Reverse Auction Bid. Vendors are solely responsible for the placement of timely bids.
• For questions regarding automatic extensions of the Reverse Auction time and other Reverse Auction technical information, please refer to the Anti-Bid Sniping section on the Reverse Auction FAQ page.
• When entering a bid amount, you may ONLY enter numbers (and one decimal point if necessary). You MAY NOT enter a dollar sign or comma with your bid amount.