ORDER DIRECTING ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR THE PURCHASE
OF EQUIPMENT FOR USE BY MARION COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI
WHEREAS, the Board of Supervisors of Marion County, Mississippi, determines it necessary and to promote the best interests of the people of Marion County to purchase one (1) 6,000 gallon emulsion storage tank for use by said County in its general county maintenance and operations:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT HEREBY ORDERED by the Board of Supervisors of Marion County, Mississippi, that the Clerk of said Board forthwith cause to be published in the way and manner and for the time provided by law the following notice, to wit:
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The Marion County, Mississippi, Board of Supervisors will receive un-priced bid proposals for one 6,000 gallon emulsion storage tank with standard height and option for extension in the following manner, to wit:
Unpriced bid proposals will be accepted until 11:00 A.M., on Monday, March 2, 2020, at the office of the Marion County Board of Supervisors, 215 Broad Street, Columbia, Mississippi 39429, or by electronic bid submission. Submitted proposals will be evaluated and vendors submitting acceptable offers will be invited to submit priced bids. Electronic bids and/or reserve auction 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.
The equipment offered shall be according to minimum specifications therefor in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Marion County, Mississippi. Specifications are also available through Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com.
Bidding will be held by electronic reverse auction on Thursday, March 5, 2020, starting at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 11:00 a.m. at www.centralbidding.com. Alternatively, written bids shall be sealed and clearly labeled on the outside of the bid envelope “6,000 gallon emulsion storage tank” and delivered to the office of the Marion County Board of Supervisors at the above address.
The Board of Supervisors of Marion County, Mississippi, reserves the right to utilize “anti-sniping” for reverse auctions. Anti-sniping is a tool that automatically extends the bid time for a reverse auction by fifteen (15) minutes if a vendor places a bid in the final five (5) minutes of the reverse auction. The anti-sniping effect will auto-extend the reverse auction bid time 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 Board of Supervisors of Marion County, Mississippi, reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities.
This the 21st day of January, A. D., 2020.
Elisha P. Moree, Chancery Clerk
Supervisor John Moree moved the adoption of the foregoing Order, which motion was duly seconded by Supervisor Blue Green and adopted by the following vote, to wit:
Supervisor Blue Green voted “YEA”
Supervisor John Moree voted “YEA”
Supervisor Tony Morgan voted “YEA”
Supervisor Raymon Rowell voted “YEA”
Supervisor Calvin Newsom voted “YEA”
WHEREUPON, the President of said Board of Supervisors declared said Order duly and legally adopted on this the 21st day of January, A. D., 2020.
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