Notice is hereby given that sealed or electronic bids will be received by the Board of Supervisors of Stone County, Mississippi for the purpose of purchasing ONE (1) OR MORE 2021 MODEL, 25 YARD REAR LOADING CLASS 8 CHASSIS MOUNTED GARBAGE TRUCK(s) & 25 YARD REAR LOADING REFUSE BODY WITH A 2-YEAR
BID PROPOSALS (NO PRICES/SPECIFICATIONS ONLY) will be accepted until 10:00AM, Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by electronic bid submission at www.centralbidding.com or in sealed envelopes labeled ONE (1) OR MORE 2021 MODEL - 25 YD GARBAGE TRUCK(s) / UNPRICED BID. DATE: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2020. Bids sent through the U.S. Mail or delivered in person are done so at the risk of the prospective bidder and should be addressed and/or delivered to the Stone County Board of Supervisors, in care of the Chancery Clerks Office, P. O. Drawer 7,
323 E. Cavers Avenue, Wiggins, MS 39577.
UNPRICED submissions will be evaluated and vendors submitting acceptable specifications will be invited by email no later than Wednesday, April 8, 2020 to submit PRICED BIDS.
Official Bid Documents, Specifications & Procedures may be obtained electronically at www.centralbidding.com or by contacting the Stone County Purchasing Department at 601-928-5266, located in the Stone County Courthouse at 323 East Cavers Ave., Wiggins, Mississippi, 39577 on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. For questions relating to electronic downloads and submittals and/or the bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
FINAL BIDDING WILL BE HELD BY ELECTRONIC REVERSE AUCTION ON FRIDAY, APRIL 17TH, 2020 AT www.centralbidding.com BEGINNING AT 10:00AM AND ENDING AT 10:30AM CST (unless extended by anti-sniping). Anti-sniping is a tool that automatically extends the bid time for reverse auction by five (5) minutes if a vendor places a bid in the final five (5) minutes of the reverse auction.
After careful consideration the Stone County Board of Supervisors will officially award the bid at the next scheduled Board meeting on Monday, April 20, 2020.
The Board expressly reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids, or any part of any or all bids based on a lowest and best bid determination in the best interest of the County. The Board reserves the right to waive informalities.
|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.