The Jackson Municipal Airport Authority ("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 3:00 p.m. central time on Friday, August 30, 2019 (the "Bid Deadline"), for construction and renovations in connection with the Security Checkpoint Reconfiguration project 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 3:00 p.m. central time on Friday, August 30, 2019. 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 3:15 p.m. central time on Friday, August 30, 2019 (the "Bid Opening"), in the Community 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 include the wording: “Security Checkpoint Reconfiguration, JMAA Project No. 001-17." 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 and 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. 623
Facsimile: (601) 939-3713
Attention: Bonnie Spears, Procurement Specialist
A copy of the plans and specifications for the Work are being made available via digital and original paper copy. Plan holders may register and order plans and specifications from the Jackson Blueprint Online Plan Room website http://planroom.jaxblue.com. There is no charge for registration or to view the documents online. Documents are non-refundable and must be purchased through the website. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. A printed bid set is $125.00 plus $25.00 shipping and applicable sales tax and an electronic downloadable set is $35.00 plus applicable sales tax. For questions regarding website registration and online orders, please contact Jackson Blueprint & Supply at (601)353-5803.
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 Wednesday, August 7, 2019 in the Community Room, Third Floor of the 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 possible 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; 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.
JMAA has established a DBE participation goal of 22% for the Work solicited by this RFB.
JACKSON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AUTHORITY
DATE: July 24, 2019 /s/ Perry J. Miller, A.A. E., I.A.P Perry J. Miller, A.A. E., I.A.P, Interim Chief Executive Officer