NOTICE TO BIDDERS
City of Jackson
ADVERTISEMENT FOR PROPOSALS
The City of Jackson Traffic Maintenance Department is seeking un-priced technical proposals from equipment dealers for:
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40 FT Working Height Aerial Telescopic Bucket Truck------Bid # 76513-042420
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Heavy-Duty Conventional Two-Axle Dump Truck --------- Bid # 07208-042420
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Knuckle Boom Chassis 35,000 GVW --------- Bid # 76503-042420
Proposals for the following commodities will be received though Central Bidding by Electronic Bidding to determine if you qualify to participate in the Reverse Auction online through Central Bidding or at City Hall, 219 South President Street, Jackson, MS 39201 After reviewing your proposal package, if you meet the requirements your document will be submitted electronic to Central Bidding to participate for Reverse Auction. The proposals will be received in the City Clerks’ Office by Electronic Bidding or Paper Bid to participate in Reverse Auction. Deadline for receipt of un-priced technical proposals is 3:30 PM on March 31, 2020
Pursuant to MS Code 31-7-13 and House Bill 1109, this commodity will be procured through a multi-step procurement process, including a Reverse Auction. In Phase One, un-priced technical proposals are evaluated for potential acceptability based upon pre-determined criteria. In Phase Two, only those bidders whose technical proposals are determined acceptable shall be invited to provide priced bids for consideration. The City of Jackson encourages vendor participation in this multi-step process. Complete instructions are provided in the specifications package.
The bids must be clearly marked with the bid Number as indicated above for that item. The City of Jackson reserve the right to use anit-bid sniping which could result in an extended auction time.
“Official bid document can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic bids submission may also be done and/reverse auction bids can be submitted according to the schedule above for March 31, 2020, at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, or Reverse Auction Bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
BIDS ARE NOW AVAILABLE AT https://www.jacksonms.gov/bid-opportunities/
The above must comply with the City's specifications. Copies of proposal forms can be obtained from the Purchasing Division, 200 South President Street, Room 604, Hood Building, Jackson, Mississippi 39201, (601) 960-1533 or 1025. Copies of bid specifications are filed with the City Clerk for public record in accordance with House Bill No 999, 1986 Regular Session of the Mississippi Legislature.
The City of Jackson is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in Public Purchasing. It is the policy of the City of Jackson to promote full and equal business opportunities for all persons doing business with the City. As a pre-condition to the selection, each contractor, bidder or offer shall submit a completed and signed Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Plan Application, with each bid submission, in accordance with the provisions set forth by the authority of the City of Jackson's EBO Ordinance. Failure to comply with the City's EBO Ordinance shall disqualify a contractor, bidder or offer, from being awarded an eligible contract. For more information on the City's EBO Program, please contact the Office of Economic Development at (601)960-1638. Copies of the EBO Ordinance, EBO Plan Application and a copy of the EBO Program are available with the Office of Economic Development at 218 South President Street, Second Floor, Jackson, Mississippi.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids. The City also reserves the right to waive any and all informalities in respect to any bid submitted. Bid awards will be made to the lowest and best bidder quoting the lowest net price in accordance with specifications. The award could be according to the lowest cost per item, or to the lowest total cost for all items, or to accept all or part of any proposal. Delivery time may be considered when evaluating the bid proposal. In those cases where it is known prior to advertising that the City's intention is to award according to the lowest total cost for all items, or in some variation thereof, statements to this effect will be included in the proposal form. The absence of such statement means the City will make that determination during the bid review.
Destiney Williams, Manager Purchasing Division (601) 960-1025 or 1533