ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
THE HARRISON COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI, WILL RECEIVE “SEALED” OR “ELECTRONIC BIDS” FOR THE:
HARRISON COUNTY COOLING TOWER REPLACEMENT
at GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI, at the BOARD CONFERENCE ROOM, FIRST JUDICIAL COURTHOUSE, 1801 23rd AVE, GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI, until and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
Single stipulated sum bids will be received for all work required by the Contract Documents in accordance with instruction to bidders. Bid documents can be viewed or downloaded at www.centralbidding.com . Bid documents are also available at NO CHARGE by contacting the Harrison County Purchasing Department at 228-865-4028.
Instructions to Bidders, Form of Bid, Form of Contract Bond, Drawings, Specifications and other Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations as well:
Office of the Engineer: Stephens Mechanical Engineering, 925 Tommy Munro Dr., Ste B, Biloxi, MS 39532.
ABC Plan Rooms, Gulfport and Jackson, Mississippi.All “Electronic Bids”
AGC Plan Rooms, Gulfport and Jackson, Mississippi Copies may be obtained for a non-refundable fee of $50 per disc. Fee will be waived for ABC/AGC members.
must be submitted on-line at www.centralbidding.com prior to the opening date and time as stated above. For any questions relating to registration at www.centralbidding.com , or the electronic bidding process, call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.All “Sealed Bids”
must be on file with the Chancery Clerk prior to the opening date and time as stated above. All Sealed Bids must be sealed and clearly marked on the outside of the envelope as indicated. Sealed Bid envelopes not so marked are submitted at the risk of the prospective Bidder and the County assumes no responsibility for the premature opening of same by any County employee.
Sealed Bids sent through the U.S. Mail are done so at the risk of the Prospective Vendor and should be addressed to the Harrison County Board of Supervisors, in care of the Chancery Clerks Office, Post Office Drawer CC, Gulfport, Mississippi, 39502. The County is NOT responsible for Sealed Bids that arrive in the mail after the designated opening time. Sealed Bids may be delivered in person to the Harrison County Chancery Clerk’s Office in the First Judicial District Courthouse located at 1801 23rd Ave, Gulfport, Mississippi until 5:00 p.m., or the Board of Supervisor’s Conference Room at the First Judicial District Courthouse in Gulfport, Mississippi on prior to the opening time as listed above.
If the agency is closed for any reason, including but not limited to: acts of God, strikes, lockouts, riots, acts of war, epidemics, governmental regulations superimposed after the fact, fire, earthquakes, floods, or other natural disasters (the “Force Majeure Events”), which closure prevents the opening of bids at the advertised date and time, all bids received shall be publicly opened and read aloud on the next business day that the agency shall be open and at the previously advertised time. The new date and time of the bid opening, as determined in accordance with this paragraph, shall not be advertised, and all Vendors/Contractors, upon submission of a bid proposal, shall be deemed to have knowledge of and shall have agreed to the provisions of this paragraph. Bids shall be received by the agency until the new date and time of the bid opening as set forth herein. The agency shall not be held responsible for the receipt of any bids for which the delivery was attempted and failed due to the closure of the agency as a result of a Force Majeure Event. Each Vendor/Contractor shall be required to ensure the delivery and receipt of its Sealed and/or Electronic bid by the agency prior to the new date and time of the bid opening.
The Owner 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. If the Bid documents request separate bids on phases or items of a project, the Owner 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 on each phase or item for which a separate bid is requested. The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities.
Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in Instructions to Bidders. Performance and Payment Bonds will be required from the successful bidder. For bids equaling or exceeding $50,000.00 the bidder must indicate his Certificate of Responsibility number on the outside of the sealed bid envelope as required by Mississippi Bid Law.
Per Mississippi Law, MS Code 31-3-21 (3); any bid submitted by a non-resident contractor which does not include the non-resident contractor’s current state law pertaining to such states treatment of nonresident contractor’s, shall be rejected and not considered for award. If no such law exists in the nonresident contractor’s state, then the non-resident contractor must provide a statement to that effect.
Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of submittal for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the Contract.
By Order of the Board of Supervisors, on this the 2019.
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
Harrison County, Mississippi
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Thursday, July 15, 2021