The Lauderdale County Board of Education will receive sealed competitive bids at the office of the County Superintendent of Education, 301 46th Court, Meridian, MS 39305 or P.O. Box 5498, Meridian, MS 39302 or by Electronic Bid at www.centralbidding.com until 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019, for the following:
Bid Number – 20-1400: CLARKDALE ATTENDANCE CENTER EXTERIOR PAINTING PROJECT
Said work shall include site preparation that involves cleaning, scraping and some replacement of structure material prior to painting all exterior areas as noted in the bid specifications.
All inquires should be made to the office of Finance at the Lauderdale County School District. Bid Documents may be examined and obtained from at the office of Finance at the above-noted address or by contacting Central Bidding at 225-810-4814 or www.centralbidding.com.
At the stated time, bids shall be opened publicly and read aloud at 301 46th Court, Meridian, MS 39305. No bid shall be accepted or considered after such scheduled opening time. Bids are to be received in full compliance with Mississippi Code 1972, Section 31-3-1 et seq and Section 31-7-13. Awards based on conditions stated in Instructions to Bidders and Specifications.
Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate on the form provided and accompanied by a Bid Bond or Security in an amount equal to at least 5% of the amount of the submitted Base Proposal. Such security to be forfeited as liquidated damages, not penalty, by any bidder who fails to carry out the terms of the accepted Bid and/or execute the Contract and post Performance and Payment Bond as required within the time specified.
Bidders must hold a Certificate of Responsibility to comply with Sections 31-3-1 through 31-3-23 Mississippi Code of 1972 and amendments thereto and be licensed by the Mississippi State Tax Commission. As per section 31-3-21, all bids submitted for public projects where said bid is in excess of $50,000 shall contain on the outside of the envelope and/or Subject Line of Electronic Bids, the “contractor’s current certificate of responsibility number”. No bid shall be opened unless such certificate number appears on the envelope and/or Subject Line of Electronic Bid or unless there appears a statement on the outside of the envelope and/or Subject Line of Electronic Bid to the effect that bid enclosed therewith did not exceed $50,000. The Certificate of Responsibility Number or Statement as thus noted; the Bid Number & Name (Bid # 20-1400, Clarkdale Attendance Center Exterior Painting Project); and the bidder’s name and address must be clearly indicated on the outside of the sealed bid envelope and/or Subject Line of Electronic Bid or said bid will not be opened and/or considered.
No Bid Proposal may be withdrawn for a period of sixty days (60) after scheduled opening. The Lauderdale County Board of Education reserves the right to accept/reject any and all bids and waives informalities.
John-Mark Cain, Ph.D, Superintendent Advertise: Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Tuesday, October 1, 2019