NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Notice is hereby given that the Jackson County Board of Supervisors will receive unpriced proposals to prequalify vendors for ANNUAL BID FOR ROAD STRIPING until 1:00 p.m. on February 18, 2019. Specifications may be obtained by visiting the website Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com or the Purchasing Department at 2915 Canty Street, Suite D, Pascagoula, Mississippi 39567 or 228-769-3121. Proposals may be submitted by sealed envelope or electronic submittal. Sealed envelope proposals should be addressed to Josh Eldridge, Clerk of the Board, 2915 Canty Street, Suite R, Pascagoula, Mississippi 39567. Electronic submittals may be made at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic submittal or reverse auction process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
All sealed proposals must be on file with the Clerk of the Board prior to or by the acceptance date and time as stated above. All proposals must be sealed and clearly marked on the outside of the envelope with:
UNPRICED PROPOSALS TO PREQUALIFY FOR ANNUAL BID FOR ROAD STRIPING
UNPRICED PROPOSALS TO PREQUALIFY VENDORS WILL BE RECEIVED ON FEBRUARY 18, 2019 UNTIL 1:00 P.M.
BIDDING WILL BE HELD BY ELECTRONIC REVERSE AUCTION ON MARCH 4, 2019 AT 1:00 P.M.
All proposals may be submitted electronically FREE at www.centralbidding.com no later than March 4, 2019 before accepting time listed above.
Submissions will be evaluated and vendors submitting proposals will be invited to participate in the Electronic Reverse Auction. The Jackson County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to extend the auction date if necessary to complete the pre-qualification process. Bidding will be held by Electronic Reverse Auction on March 4, 2019 beginning at 1:00 p.m. at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic bids and/or reverse auction bids must be submitted FREE at www.centralbidding.com Vendors can register FREE at https://www.centralauctionhouse.com/registration.php
It shall be incumbent upon each bidder to understand the specifications as listed herein and to obtain clarification when necessary. It is not the intent of the specifications to limit the bidding to any make or manufacture of equipment or items of commodity, but rather to select such equipment and or commodities to fill a specific need and perform a specific task. Any reference to name brand equipment or commodities is intended to establish standards only and bids submitted on equipment and commodities equal thereto shall be received and considered.
Each Vendor/Contractor shall be required to ensure the delivery and receipt of its sealed and or/electronic bid by the agency prior to the new date and time of the bid opening. Late or incomplete proposals will not be considered. Modifications will not be considered after the closing date and time.
The Board of Supervisors expressly reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals or any part of any or all bids and waive any informalities.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND OFFICEAL SEAL OF OFFICE, THIS 22 DAY OF JANUARY 2019.
JOSH ELDRIDGE, CLERK OF THE BOARD
P O BOX 998
PASCAGOULA, MS 39568
PUBLICATION DATES January 27 and February 3, 2019
RFP RESPONSE DEADLINE (TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS) February 18, 2019
EVALUATION OF PROPOSALS February 18, 2019
REVERSE AUCTION March 4, 2019
REVERSE AUCTION BIDDING:
• The real-time bidding interface will appear below at the start date and time set by the owner. If you are viewing this page before the set start time of the reverse auction, you may need to refresh the page in your web browser in order to see the real-time bidding interface below.
• The Central Bidding time listed for this Reverse Auction is the official time for the placement of bids. All bidders acknowledge that this Reverse Auction is conducted electronically and relies on hardware, software, internal and external network speeds, as well as other variables that are outside of the control of Central Bidding. Central Bidding does not suggest waiting until the final seconds to place your Reverse Auction Bid. Vendors are solely responsible for the placement of timely bids.
• For questions regarding automatic extensions of the Reverse Auction time and other Reverse Auction technical information, please refer to the Anti-Bid Sniping section on the Reverse Auction FAQ page.
• When entering a bid amount, you may ONLY enter numbers (and one decimal point if necessary). You MAY NOT enter a dollar sign or comma with your bid amount.