ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that sealed or electronic bids will be received by the George County Board of Supervisors for the construction of a 40’ x 60’ x 12’ Eave Height Metal Building to be installed at the county’s designated site located on Hwy 26 West, Lucedale, MS. The bids will be received at the George County Board Room, 329 Ratliff Street, Lucedale, Mississippi, until 10:00 a.m., Prevailing Central Time, on March 4, 2019, at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read aloud.
Contractors have the option of submitting their bids sealed in an envelope or electronically through www.centralbidding.com. If a sealed envelope bid is submitted by mail, the address of the Chancery Clerk is 355 Cox Street, Lucedale, MS 39452.
All bid envelopes should contain the bidder’s name and mailing address on the outside of the envelope and also specify the name of the bid item.
Each Bidder’s certificate of responsibility number or a statement that the bid inside is less than $50,000 shall appear on the outside or exterior of the envelope or container of such bids; failing which, said bid shall not be opened or considered.
The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations:
Batson & Brown, Inc., 11267 Old 63 South; Lucedale, MS 39452
AGC Plan Room, 12272 Intraplex Parkway; Gulfport, MS 39501
ABC Plan Room, 10480 Corporate Drive, Suite 2; Gulfport, MS 39503
Or online at www.centralbidding.com
Copies may be obtained at the office of Batson & Brown, Inc., Consulting Engineers, located at 11267 Old 63 South, Lucedale, MS 39452, (601/947-8619), upon payment of $100.00 for each set, non refundable.
A pre-bid conference will be held at the Office of the George County Board Room, at 1:00 p.m., on the 12th day of February, 2019, so that interested Contractors may review project documents, bid specifications, and contract requirements. All interested bidders are encouraged to attend.
Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the form of Certified Check or acceptable Bid Bond in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the base bid.
As a condition precedent to the opening of a bid financed wholly with County, City, State, or other non-federal public funds and which is equal to or in excess of $50,000, the bidder must have a Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Contractors or a similar certificate issued by another State recognizing such certificate issued by the State of Mississippi.
The successful bidder will be required to execute a formal contract and furnish performance and payment bonds in the amount of One Hundred Percent (100%) of the total amount of the contract.
The contract, if awarded, will be to the lowest qualified bidder and the George County Board of Supervisors reserve the right to reject any or all bids on any or all projects and to waive any informalities.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the date of the opening thereof.
Contract time shall be 100 calendar days.
Mississippi State Preference Laws do not apply in selecting materials for this project.
Date: Jan. 22, 2019
/S/ Larry McDonald
George County Board of Supervisors, President