NOTICE OF INVITATION TO BID - REGENERATIVE AIR SWEEPER
The Tupelo Airport Authority (TAA) will receive Electronic Reverse Auction Bids for the following:
ONE DIESEL POWERED 7.3 CUBIC YARD VOLUMETRIC
CAPACITY PAVEMENT SWEEPER
- Un-Priced Bid Proposals for One Diesel Powered 7.3 Cubic Yard Volumetric
Capacity Pavement Sweeper will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2021.
Un-Priced Bid Qualifications, Specifications may be examined at the TAA Executive Director’s office at 662-841-6570, located at 2704 West Jackson Street, Tupelo, Mississippi 38801. Copies of the Un-Priced Bid Qualification Specifications may be obtained at www.centralbidding.com for a fee. For any questions relating to obtaining the Un-Priced Bid Qualifications Specifications from Central Bidding, electronic submittals and/or bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Pursuant to MS Code 31-7-13 and House Bill 1109, this Pavement Sweeper will be produced through a multi-step procurement process, including a Reverse Auction. In Phase One, un-priced technical proposals are evaluated for potential acceptability based upon pre-determined criteria. In Phase Two, only those bidders whose technical proposals are determined acceptable shall be invited to provide priced bids for consideration.
All Sealed “Un-Priced Bid Proposals” must be on file with the Executive Director of the Tupelo Airport Authority prior to or by the acceptance date and time as stated above. All Sealed Un-priced Bid Proposals must be clearly marked on the outside of the envelope as indicated: “ONE DIESEL POWERED 7.3 CUBIC YARD VOLUMETRIC CAPACITY PAVEMENT SWEEPER, to be opened Wednesday, July 28, 2021". Sealed Un-Priced Bid Proposal envelopes not so marked are submitted at the risk of the prospective Bidder and Tupelo Airport Authority assumes no responsibility for the premature opening of same by any Tupelo Airport Authority employee. All Sealed Un-Priced Bid Proposals sent through the U.S. Mail are done so at the risk of the Prospective Bidder and should be addressed to the Executive Director, Tupelo Airport Authority, 2704 West Jackson Street, Tupelo, Mississippi 38801. The Tupelo Airport Authority is NOT responsible for Un-Priced Bid Proposals that arrive in the mail after the designated opening time. Un-Priced Bid Proposals may be delivered in person to the Tupelo Airport Authority, 2704 West Jackson Street, Tupelo, Mississippi 38801 until 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 by the accepting time as listed above.
All Electronic “Un-Priced Bid Proposals” may be submitted electronically at www.centralbidding.com no later than 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 by the accepting time as listed above. For any questions relating to the electronic submittals and/or bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Submissions will be evaluated and vendors submitting acceptable Un-Priced Bid Proposals will be invited to participate in the Electronic Reverse Auction. The Tupelo Airport Authority reserves the right to extend the auction date if necessary to complete the pre-qualification process.
- Bidding will be held by Live Electronic Reverse Auction on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. and will last sixty minutes (60) and is scheduled to end at 11:00 a.m. The Reverse Auction will be held at www.centralbidding.com:
Electronic bids and/or reverse auction bids must be submitted at www.centralbidding.com.
Vendor Registration and Bid Submittals: Vendor registration and bid submittal is available at no cost through Central Bidding. Charges only apply to the downloading of bid documents for non-members of Central Bidding. For any questions relating to the registration or electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
The Tupelo Airport Authority in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 USC §§ 2000d to 2000-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders or offerors that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, [disadvantaged business enterprises] will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
The Tupelo Airport Authority expressly reserves the right to accept or reject any or all un-priced bid proposals or 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 un-priced bid proposals or bids or any part of any or all un-priced bid proposals or bids based on qualifications and/or 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 Un-Priced Bid Proposals and to waive informalities.
Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed Ninety (90) days from the date of submittal for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the Purchase or Contract.
This Contract is subject to certain Federal Provisions including but not limited to the following:
Title 49 United States Code, 49 U.S.C. Section 50101 - Buy American Preferences;
Title 49 United States Code, 49 U.S.C. Section 47123 - The General Civil Rights Provision; Title VI Assurances;
DOL Regulation 49 CFR Part 30 - Foreign Trade Restriction;
Regulation 2 CFR Part 180 - Government Wide Debarment and Suspension;
Regulation 49 CFR Part 26 - Disadvantage Business Enterprises;
Regulation 2 CFR Part 200, Appendix 11(J) 49 CFR Part 20, Appendix A - Lobbying and Influence Federal Employer; and
Regulation 2 CFR Section 200, 322 40 CFR Part 247 - Procurement of Recovered Materials
DATE: July 9, 2021
BY: Joe Wheeler
FOR: Tupelo Airport Authority
TITLE: Executive Director
ADVERTISEMENT DATES: July 9, 2021
July 16, 2021
UNPRICED BIDS: July 28, 2021
ELECTRONICE BID OPENING: August 5, 2021
END OF ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
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