Public Works Department
688 Hwy 90
Bay St. Louis, MS 39520
NOTICE OF INVIATION TO BID
Notice is hereby given that sealed or electronic bid proposals will be received by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi for the purpose of purchasing one (1) new 2019 or 2020 Knuckle Boom (grapple Truck)
Bid proposals (NO PRICING OR QUOTES SHOULD BE SUBMITTED) will be accepted until 4:00 pm on Tuesday May 12, 2020 for specifications entitled: BID PACKAGE FOR SUPPLY OF Knuckle BOOM (GRAPPLE TRUCK).
Bid specifications and procedures may be obtained by contracting the following prior to the deadline between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday:
City of Bay St. Louis
Attn: City Clerk OR KIM
688 Hwy 90 Bay St. Louis MS. 39520
(228) 466-5447 or (228) 467-5505
Bid proposals may be submitted by sealed envelope at this same address or by electronic submission (www.centralbidding.com) by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday May 12, 2020
All submittals shall have project title, company name and address information, date and time of bid proposals—all clearly indicated on the outside of the sealed envelope or in the body of the electronic submittal. Submittals without this information may be rejected. The City of Bay St. Louis is not responsible for any submission delivery being delayed for any reason.
Documents sets may be obtained at the office of the City Clerk for no charge for the first set and $5.00 for any additional sets. No partial sets shall be released. Electronic document information may be obtained electronically at www.centralbidding.com. All questions related to electronic downloads shall be directed to Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Bid proposals will be evaluated and vendors submitting acceptable proposals will be invited by Tuesday May 19, 2020 to submit priced bids. Final bidding shall be held by electronic reverse auction on Monday May 27, 2020 at www.centralbidding.com beginning at 9:00 am and ending at 11:00 am (unless extended by anti-sniping protocols which will be in use). Any questions related to participating electronically in this reverse auction shall also be directed to Central Bidding as noted above.
Electronic bids and/or reverse auction bids may be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814. Bids may also be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office, 688 hwy. 90, Bay St. Louis, MS 39520, on Thursday, May 21, 2020. If a bid is submitted to the City Clerk’s Office, the City will open the bid prior to the reverse auction and read the bids publicly.
The City reserves the right to utilize “anti-sniping” for reverse auctions. Anti-sniping is a tool that automatically extends the bid time for reverse auctions by five (5) minutes if a vendor places a bid in the final five (5) minutes of the reverse auction. The anti-sniping effect will automatically extend the reverse auction bid time and any time a bid is placed in the last five (5) minutes of the reverse auction and can auto extend the reverse auction multiple times until the bidding on the reverse auction ends.
The City (legally represented by the Mayor and City Council) reserves the right to reject any and all bid proposals or bids on this project as well as the right to waive any informality or irregularity.
Date of Advertisement: April 22, 2020 and April 29, 2020
Director of Public Works