NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed proposals will be received by the Board of Supervisors of DeSoto County, Mississippi, until 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019, at the Office of Procurement, 365 Losher Street, Suite 340, Hernando, Mississippi, for the cell construction of Phase III of the County Rubbish Facility located at 5255 West Sandidge Road, Olive Branch, Mississippi. This project is under the jurisdiction of the Environmental Services Department of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud. A pre-bid meeting is set for Friday, March 8, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the project site.
BID FILE: CLASS I RUBBISH FACILITY PHASE III CELL CONSTRUCTION
BID FILE NUMBER: 19-341-001
A single bid will be received for the completed work.
Specifications are available by registering on the Procurement page of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors website and printing the bid package at: http://desotocountyms.gov and on file in the Office of Procurement, DeSoto County Administration Building, 365 Losher Street, Suite 340, Hernando Mississippi, during normal business hours at no charge. Bid information is also available for download at www.centralbidding.com for a fee. All bids must comply with the specifications provided. DeSoto County reserves the right to amend the specifications, as necessary, and agrees to notify all having request bid packets from the DeSoto County Office of Procurement and Central Bidding.
Bids may be submitted via sealed envelope addressed to the Office of Procurement, 365 Losher Street, Suite 340, Hernando, Mississippi 38632, or submitted electronically via Central Bidding’s website. For any questions relating to the electronic submission process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814. Electronic submissions will require the bidder to deliver their Certified Check or Bid Bond separately prior to the bid opening.
The County reserves the right to waive any informalities, to award or reject any and all bids and to postpone for 45 days final decision and action on this bid.
Each bidder shall comply with the laws of the State of Mississippi for bidding procedures and licensing requirements. All bids submitted in excess of $50,000 by a prime contractor to do any building, construction, repair, maintenance or related work must comply with Section 31-3-21, Mississippi Code of 1972, by securing a Certificate of Responsibility from the State Board of Public Contractors or by showing a statement to the effect that the bid is less than $50,000 and Certificate of Responsibility provision does not apply, on the outside of the envelope. Bidders are to include their Certificate of Responsibility number on the outside of the envelope when applicable.
In accordance with Miss. Code. Ann. Section 31-3-21(3), preference shall be given to resident contractors. Nonresident contractors submitting a bid shall attach thereto a copy of his resident state’s current preference law, if any, pertaining to such state’s treatment of nonresident contractors.
Certified Check or Bid Bond for five percent (5%) of total bid payable to DESOTO COUNTY must accompany each proposal. The awarded bidder must provide a Performance and Payment Bond within ten (10) days of award in an amount equal to one hundred percent (100%) of the total amount of the bid.
Retainage will be held from each invoice in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. Section 31-5-33 and paid after the final acceptance of the project.
Return sealed original bid with four hard copies clearly labeled on the outside of the bid envelopes as follows:
“ATTN: Bid for Class I Rubbish Facility Phase III Cell Construction”
Bid Number: 19-341-001
Bid Date: March 22, 2019
Bid Time: 10:00 a.m.
Certificate of Responsibility Number must be provided
The Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all bids and waive any informalities.
WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 19th day of February, 2019.
Misty Heffner, CHANCERY CLERK
(SEAL) DeSoto County Board of Supervisors
SUBMITTED TO: DESOTO TIMES TODAY
FOR PUBLICATION ON: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Thursday, February 28, 2019
PROOF OF PUBLICATION TO: DeSoto County Administrator Office
DeSoto County Administration Building
365 Losher Street, Suite 300
Hernando, MS 38632