RFP#2022-02 JTRAN BUS STOP IMPROVEMENTS
Mississippi > City of Jackson
RFP: 5314079
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Sealed bids will be received by the City Council of the City of Jackson, Mississippi at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 219 South President Street, P.O. Box 17, Jackson, Mississippi 39205 until 3:30 P.M. CST, Tuesday, October 18, 2022, for supplying all labor and materials (as specified) necessary for JTRAN Bus Stop Improvements, Request for proposal (RFP)#2022-02.
 
Principal items of work are as follows:
 
Removal of Signs, including post and footing-190 each;
Removal of Sign Panels, including hardware-174 SF;
Maintenance of Traffic;
Mobilization;
Standard Roadside Signs, Sheet Aluminum, 0.080” Thickness-1325 SF;
Square Tube Post, 1.75”x 1.75”, 14 GA-6570 LF;
Square Tube Post, 2”x 2”, 12 GA-1767 LF 
The above general outline of features of the work does not in any way limit the responsibility of the Contractor to perform all work and furnish all labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications and the drawings referred to therein.
 
Contract time for this contract shall be 120 consecutive calendar days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages will be assessed for each consecutive calendar day the Work has not achieved Final Completion. The amount of liquidated damages per day will be $500.00 plus any additional actual costs above $500.00 incurred by the Owner. These actual costs include, but are not limited to, engineering, inspection, and other construction related costs resulting from the Contractor’s failure to complete the work on schedule.
 
The City of Jackson is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in public contracting.  It is the policy of the City of Jackson to promote full and equal business opportunity for all persons doing business with the City. As a pre-condition to selection, each contractor, bidder or offeror shall submit a completed and signed Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Plan, with the bid submission, in accordance with the provision of the City of Jackson’s Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Executive Order. Failure to comply with the City’s Executive Order shall disqualify a contractor, bidder, or offeror from being awarded an eligible contract. For more information on the City of Jackson’s Equal Business Opportunity Program, please contact the Division of Equal Business Opportunity at 601-960-1856. Copies of the Executive Order, EBO Plan Applications and a copy of the program are available at 200 South President Street, Suite 223, Jackson, Mississippi.
 
The City of Jackson hereby notifies all bidders that in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4, that all bidders will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, or sex, in consideration for an award.
 
The City of Jackson, Mississippi (“City of Jackson”) is committed to cultivating and ensuring the quality of life of its citizens, through various programs, employment, initiatives, and assistance. The City encourages all persons, corporations, and/or entities doing business within the City, as well as those who seek to contract with the City on various projects and/or conduct business in the City to assist the City in achieving its goal by strongly considering City residents for employment opportunities.
 
The City of Jackson ensures that the Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs), as outlined in 49 C.F.R. Part 26, as amended, have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts.  Therefore, it is imperative that you read the DBE Section and complete the necessary paperwork in its entirety.  If there is any evidence or indication that two or more bidders are in collusion to restrict competition or are otherwise engaged in anti-competitive practices, the submission of all such bidders shall be rejected, and such evidence may be cause for disqualification of the participants in any future solicitation undertaken by the City of Jackson.
 
Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi Law and show current Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors establishing his classification as to the value and type of construction on which he is authorized to bid.
 
Bids shall be made out on the bid proposal forms to be provided, sealed in an envelope and plainly marked on the outside of the envelope: “Bid for JTRAN BUS STOP IMPROVEMENTS, Request for Proposal (RFP)#2022-02.” Each bidder shall write his Certificate of Responsibility Number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his proposal.  
Each Bidder must submit with his proposal a separate attachment stating the Bidder’s qualifications to perform the Work. The Statement of Qualifications shall list past projects of similar size and nature, a list of references with name and telephone number, a list of key personnel who will perform the work, and other information supporting the bidder's qualifications.
 
Bids, EBO and DBE plans shall be submitted in triplicate (bound/stapled separately), sealed and deposited with the City Clerk, City Hall, Jackson, Mississippi prior to the hour and date hereinbefore designated. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
 
Official Bid Documents, including the Contract Documents and Drawings can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com.  Electronic Bids may be submitted at www.centralbidding.com.  For any questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
 
A Pre?Bid Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 9:00 AM CST  in the 2nd Floor Conference Room of the JTRAN Administrative Maintenance Facility at 1785 Highway 80W, Jackson, Mississippi 39204.  Attendance by all potential contractors, subcontractors, and other interested parties is strongly encouraged.  
 
Awarding public contracts to non-resident Bidders will be on the same basis as the non-resident bidder's state awards contracts to Mississippi Contractors bidding under similar circumstances. Current state law, Mississippi General Laws of 2010, Chapter 383, section 31-3-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, requires a non?resident bidder to attach to the bid a copy of the Bidder's resident state’s current laws pertaining to such state's treatment of nonresident contractors. Non-resident bidders must attach to their bid a copy of any bid preference law of the state, city, county, parish, province, nation or political subdivision where they are domiciled.  If there is no such law where they are domiciled, all non-resident bidders shall attach a letter to their bid stating that there is no bid preference law where they are domiciled.  The bid of any non-resident bidder who fails to attach to its bid a copy of its domicile’s bid preference law or a letter stating that its domicile has no such bid preference law, whichever is applicable, shall be rejected and not considered for award.
 
Each Bidder must deposit with his bid a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the bid, payable to the City of Jackson as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the City of Jackson. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment Bond and Performance Bond each in the amount of 100% of the contract amount.
 
Contract Drawings, Contract Specifications, Instructions to Bidders and Bidders Proposal forms are on file and open to public inspection in the Office of Transportation, Department of Planning & Development, City of Jackson, Mississippi and the Office of the City Clerk.
 
Constructions plans were completed through the Office of Transportation, 1785 Highway 80 W, Jackson, MS 39204.  For technical questions email mguice@jacksonms.gov. 
 
The City of Jackson hereby notifies all Bidders that minority and women business enterprises are solicited to bid on these contracts as prime contractors and are encouraged to make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting opportunities, equipment, material and/or supply needs.
 
The City of Jackson reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.

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