NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Supervisors of DeSoto County, Mississippi, until 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2022, at the Office of Procurement, 365 Losher Street, Suite 340, Hernando, Mississippi, for the county wide asphalt paving work for the Department of Road Management, DeSoto County, Mississippi, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Completion date based upon 110 working day contract.
Specifications are on file in the Office of the County Engineer at 2373 Gwynn Road in Nesbit, Mississippi, and the Office of Procurement during normal business hours. Information concerning this bid can also be found on the Procurement Page @desotocountyms.gov at no cost or from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com for a fee. All bids must comply with the specifications provided. DeSoto County reserves the right to amend the specifications, as necessary, and agrees to notify all having requested bid packets from the DeSoto County Office of Procurement.
Work will be let on a unit price basis.
The County reserves the right to waive any informalities, to award or reject any and all bids or optional items, and to postpone for 45 days final decision and action on this bid.
Each bidder shall comply with the laws of the State of Mississippi for bidding procedures and licensing requirements. All bids submitted in excess of $50,000 by a prime contractor to do any building, construction, repair, maintenance or related work must comply with Section 31-3-21, Mississippi Code of 1972, by securing a Certificate of Responsibility from the State Board of Public Contractors or by showing a statement to the effect that the bid is less than $50,000 and Certificate of Responsibility provision does not apply, on the outside of the envelope. Bidders are to include their Certificate of Responsibility number on the outside of the envelope when applicable.
In accordance with Miss. Code. Ann. Section 31-3-21(3), preference shall be given to resident contractors. Nonresident contractors submitting a bid shall attach thereto a copy of his resident state’s current preference law, if any, pertaining to such state’s treatment of nonresident contractors. Failure to provide this state’s resident preference law with the bid will cause the bid to be rejected.
Certified Check or Bid Bond for five percent (5%) of total bid payable to DESOTO COUNTY must
accompany each proposal. The awarded bidder must provide a Performance and Payment Bond within ten (10) days of award in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the total amount of the bid.
Retainage will be held from each invoice in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. Section 19-13-15 and paid after the final acceptance of the project.
That all bids submitted must be sealed and clearly labeled on the outside of the bid envelopes as instructed in the bid package and delivered to the Office of Procurement at the above address or electronic submissions can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic submission process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814. Electronic submissions will require the bidder to deliver their Certified Check or Bid Bond separately prior to the bid opening.
All bids submitted must be sealed, timely submitted, and clearly labeled on the outside of the bid envelopes as follows:
BIDS: DESOTO COUNTY HOT MIX ASPHALT OVERLAY ON VARIOUS ROADS
BID DATE: Tuesday, May 24, 2022
BID FILE: 22-300-008 BID TIME: 10:00 a.m.
Return one original and one copy of the bid to & open bids at:
DeSoto County Board of Supervisors Attn: Office of Procurement
DeSoto County Administration Building 365 Losher St., Suite #340
Hernando, MS 38632
The Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all bids and waive any informalities. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 18th day of April, 2022.
Misty Heffner, CHANCERY CLERK
(SEAL) DeSoto County Board of Supervisors
SUBMITTED TO: DESOTO TIMES TODAY
FOR PUBLICATION ON: Thursday, April 21, 2022
Thursday, April 28, 2022
PROOF OF PUBLICATION TO: DeSoto County Administrator Office DeSoto County Administration Building 365 Losher Street, Suite 300
Hernando, MS 38632