ADVERTISEMENT TO BID
Mississippi State Port Authority
The MISSISSIPPI STATE PORT AUTHORITY AT GULFPORT has authorized the advertisement to bid on the following project:
“Cotton Compress Site Improvements”
The work consists of, but is not limited to:
Furnish all materials, equipment, labor, and supervision and performing all operations necessary for the completion of Mississippi State Port Authority “Cotton Compress Site Improvements” project at Gulfport, Mississippi as described in the contract documents.
The Contractor shall provide and furnish all tools, equipment, materials, supervision, labor, subsistence, rental, subcontractors, permitting, profit, overhead, appropriate taxes and any other related costs. The Contractor shall provide all materials required, except those specifically indicated as being Owner Furnished by Mississippi State Port Authority at Gulfport. The work includes all that is necessary to provide the Owner with a complete project.
Bids shall be received sealed and marked: “Cotton Compress Site Improvements” project on the outside envelope not later than 2:00 pm on August 12, 2021, at 2510 14th Street, Suite 1450, Gulfport, Mississippi, 39501 at which time said Bids will be opened, read out loud, and recorded. On the outside of the bid envelope, contractor’s Certificate of Responsibility number must appear. Any Bids received after said date and time shall be returned to the Bidder unopened.
Each Bid must be accompanied by cash, a cashier's check, certified check or Bid Bond in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the total Bid amount. The power of attorney for the bonding company's agent should be on file with the Mississippi State Port Authority or should accompany the Bid, and the Bid Bond must be furnished by a corporate surety company qualified to do business in Mississippi.
The Bid Bond shall name the Mississippi State Port Authority as the obligee, shall be substantially in the form of the Bidder's Bond on file with the Mississippi State Port Authority, and shall be payable to the Mississippi State Port Authority in the event the Bidder fails to execute, and deliver to the Mississippi State Port Authority the Contract within fourteen (14) days after the award of the Contract to Bidder.
The Plans, Specifications, Bid Forms and form of Contract for the Project are filed in the office of the Mississippi State Port Authority, Engineering Department, phone number 228-865-4300 and are by reference made a part of this Notice. Said documents may be obtained at the location indicated above or by calling 228-865-4300.
Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic 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.
With the Bidder's Bid, each Bidder shall provide the Authority with the following information required by the General Conditions:
(a) Bidder must provide with Bid the name, location and the place of business of each subcontractor who will perform work or labor or render services to the Contractor in or about the construction of the Work of Improvement, or who will specially fabricate and install any portion of the Work according to detailed Drawings contained in the Plans and Specifications, in an amount in excess of one-half of one percent of Contractor's total Bid.
(b) Bidder must provide with Bid the portion of the Work which will be done by each subcontractor. Contractor shall list only one subcontractor for each such portion as is defined by Contractor in the Bid.
(c) Bidder must provide with Bid a copy of each Subcontractor’s Mississippi State certificate of responsibility.
(d) Bidder must provide with Bid a copy of Contractor’s Mississippi State certificate of responsibility.
(e) Bidder must provide with Bid a certification letter stating that only resident labor shall be employed.
(f) Bidder must provide with Bid a certification letter stating that Bidder will agree to use Mississippi products over non-Mississippi products.
Bidder must provide a Bid Bond with Bid.
(h) If Bidder is a non-resident contractor, Bidder must provide with Bid a copy of contractor’s current State law pertaining to own State’s treatment of non-resident contractors.
( i ) Bidder must provide with Bid the Certification Regarding Debarment, suspension, other responsibility matters and lobbying.
The Authority reserves the right to reject all Bids as well as any Bid that does not comply with this Advertisement to Bid and the Authority's Information for Bidders.
A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday, July 28, 2021
at 2510 14th Street, Suite 1450, Gulfport, Mississippi 39501 to be followed by a site
inspection trip. Each Bidder is required to visit and inspect the site of Work to fully obtain
exact work scope and work requirements. For further information contact Mr. John H.
Webb, Director of Engineering, at (228) 865-4300 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org.