ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
SOFTBALL STADIUM DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS
SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Sealed bids will be received by the Southwest Mississippi Community College (Owner) at the Office of the President in the Administration Building, Southwest Mississippi Community College, 1156 College Drive, Summit, Mississippi 39666, until 10:00 A.M., Local Time, Friday, September 18th, 2020, for supplying all labor and materials (as specified) necessary for construction of the Softball Stadium Drainage Improvements.
The work generally consists of the following items:
Grading of the softball field
Installation of underdrains
Installation of irrigation system
The above general outline of features of the work does not in any way limit the responsibility of the Contractor to perform all work and furnish all plant, labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications and the drawings referred to therein.
Contract time shall be 75 consecutive calendar days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed, at which time the awarded Contractor will be expected to commence work immediately. Liquidated damages will be assessed in the amount of $250 for each consecutive calendar day beyond the specified contract time.
Special Damages: In addition to the amounts provided for liquidated damages, expenses and other losses, Contractor, in the event of such default, shall pay to the Owner the actual costs, expenses and other losses reasonably incurred by Owner.
Bidder must be qualified under Mississippi Law and show current Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors establishing his classification as to the value and type of construction on which he is authorized to bid.
Each Bidder shall write his Certificate of Responsibility Number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his proposal.
Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate, sealed, and deposited with the Southwest Mississippi Community College prior to the hour and date hereinbefore designated. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
Each Bidder must submit with his proposal a separate attachment stating his qualifications to perform the work. The Statement of Qualifications shall list past projects of similar size and nature, a list of three (3) references with name and telephone number, a list of key personnel who will perform the work, and other information supporting the bidder's qualifications.
Awarding public contracts to non-resident Bidders will be on the same basis as the non-resident bidder's state awards contracts to Mississippi Contractors bidding under similar circumstances. In order to ensure that Mississippi's so-called Golden Rule is followed state law requires a non-resident bidder to attach to his bid a copy of his resident state's current laws pertaining to such state's treatment of non-resident contractors.
Each Bidder must deposit with his proposal, a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent of his bid, payable to the Southwest Mississippi Community College, as bid security. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment Bond and Performance Bond each in the amount of 100 percent of the contract amount.
Bid documents are being made available via paper or digital copy. Official Bid Documents can be downloaded from www.centralbidding.com. Electronic Bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions about the electronic bidding process, please contact Central Bidding at 225-810-4814 or [email protected]
Minority and women’s business enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime contractors and are encouraged to make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting opportunities, equipment, material and/or supply needs.
The Southwest Mississippi Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Southwest Mississippi Community College hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be afforded the full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status in consideration for an award.
The Engineer is Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 206 Maryland Avenue, McComb, Mississippi, 39648; Phone No. (601) 684-4564, Fax No. (601) 684-0526.
The Southwest Mississippi Community College reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.
Dr. Steve Bishop, President
Southwest Mississippi Community College
1156 College Dr
Summit, Mississippi 39666
DATES OF PUBLICATION:
August 19, 2020
August 26, 2020