Request for Proposals
Notice is hereby given that George County will receive sealed bids for the Emergency Repairs of Abutment Slope Failures at Bridge #SA20-011, located on Beaver Dam Road, Lucedale, Mississippi; up until 10:00 a.m. (local time), on the October 11, 2021, in the office of the Chancery Clerk, 355 Cox Street, Lucedale, MS 39452; and will be shortly thereafter opened in the Board of Supervisors’ Meeting Room and read aloud.
Envelopes containing the bid must be sealed, addressed to The Chancery Clerk of George County, and designated as bid for the following items described, to wit:
Emergency Repairs of Abutment Slopes Failures at Bridge #SA20-011,
Beaver Dam Road, Lucedale MS
If any envelope is not so marked, any bid contained therein will not be considered. Any bid received after the time and date specified will not be considered and will be returned unopened. All bid envelopes should contain the offer’s name and mailing address on the outside of the envelope and also specify the name of the item for which the bid is submitted.
A contractor’s certificate of responsibility number, or a statement that the bid inside is less than $50,000, shall appear on the outside or exterior of the envelope or container of such bids, failing which, said bid shall not be opened or considered.
Contractors also have the option of submitting their bids electronically through www.centralbidding.com. When submitting an electronic bid; such bid must be submitted in “pdf” format and shall contain the same information and forms as required for the paper bids. The authorized signature may be a hand-written blue ink signature or be an electronic signature. The requirement for including a certificate of responsibility, or a statement that the bid enclosed does not exceed Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000), on the exterior of the bid envelope shall be deemed in compliance by including the same information as an attachment with the electronic submittal.
The Board of Supervisors hereby notifies all parties offering said bids, that it will affirmatively ensure that minority business enterprise will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award. The County reserves the right to reject all bids or to waive any informalities and to postpone the award of the Contract for a period of time which, however, shall not extend beyond 60 days from the date of receipt.