SECTION 901 ADVERTISEMENT TOWN OF FLORA
FEDERAL-AID Project No. STP-6973-00(008) LPA/108248-701000
The City Clerk of the Town of Flora will receive bids for the overlay, repair, striping and sign improvements from SE Clark St to the Town limits along Kearney Park Road, Federal-Aid Project No. STP-6973-00(008) LPA/108248-701000, no later than 10:00 A.M., Local Prevailing Time, September 16, 2021, in the City Clerk’s Office located in Flora, Mississippi. All bids so received will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
1. Resurfacing, and reconstruction improvements;
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 plant, labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications and the drawings referred to therein.
The attention of bidders is directed to the Contract Provisions governing selection and employment of labor. Minimum wage rates for Federal-Aid projects have been predetermined by the Secretary of labor and are subject to Public Law 87-581 Work hours Act of 1962, set forth in the Contract Provisions.
The Town of Flora hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged and women’s business enterprises will be afforded the full 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 DBE goal for this project is 2 percent.
The award of this contract will be contingent upon the Contractor satisfying the DBE/WBE requirements.
The contract documents and special provision, and proposal forms are on file for public inspection at the following locations:
Town of Flora, 168 Carter Street, Flora, Mississippi 39071.
Neel-Schaffer, Inc, 215 Waterford Square, Madison, Mississippi 39110.
Bid documents may be viewed and obtained, in either electronic or hard copy format, at www.centralbidding.com. Interested parties will have to register for an account in order to view or order documents. A valid e-mail address is required for registration. Fees for bid documents are not refundable. Electronic bids may be submitted at the same website address. For any questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
All documents required for bidding purposes may be obtained from Neel-Schaffer, Inc, 215 Waterford Square, Madison, Mississippi 39110, upon payment of $75.00 for each set, which will not be refunded.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a Certified Check on a solvent bank or a Bidder’s Bond issued by a surety Company licensed to operate in the State of Mississippi, in the amount of five percent (5%) of the total bid price, payable to the Town of Flora as bid surety. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the City. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Contract bond in the amount of one hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.
The proposal and contract documents in its entirety shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and deposited with the City Clerk, P.O. Box 218, Flora, MS, 39071 prior to the hour and date above designated.
Bidders choosing to submit electronically are required to contact The Town of Flora at 601.879.8686 for information regarding electronic bidding requirements.
Work to be performed shall be in accordance with the “Mississippi State Highway Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2017”, together with all amendments and/or special provisions and/or addenda to the standards duly approved and adopted, unless otherwise noted in these specifications
The attention of Bidders is directed to the provisions of Subsection 102.07 pertaining to irregular proposals and rejection of bids.
The Town of Flora, Flora, Mississippi
Les Childress, Mayor
PUBLISH: The Clarion Ledger, August 26, 2021; September 2, 2021