ADVERTISEMENT TO BIDSealed bids will be received by the City of Brandon, Mississippi, until 10:00 A.M. local time, October 16, 2020 in the office of the Clerk, 1000 Municipal Drive, Brandon, Mississippi, and shortly thereafter publicly opened for supplying all labor, equipment, and materials necessary for completion of the CITY OF BRANDON 2020 WATER IMPROVEMENTS CAINE CIRCLE ELEVATED TANK MODIFICATIONS.
Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi State Law and show Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors.
The principle items of work include the following:
The raising of the elevated tank by 40 feet. All other related items of work required to complete the project as shown and specified in the plans and contract documents.
The work must be completed within 180 calendar days. The contract will be subject to liquidated damages of $500.00 per calendar day.
The Engineer for this project will be Guest Consultants, Inc.
Plans and Specifications may be obtained from the office of Guest Consultants, Inc., 26 Eastgate Drive, Brandon, Mississippi, upon receipt of $125.00 for each set of bid documents, none of which is refundable.
The PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS and CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be examined at the following locations:
1000 Municipal Drive, Brandon, Mississippi (Public Works Director's Office)
Guest Consultants, Inc., 26 Eastgate Drive, Suite C, Brandon, MS(Consulting Engineer’s Office)
3. MSDH/DWSRF 570 Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS (Call-Colleen Cook) 601-576-7518
(MS Dept. Of Health)
The BID SCHEDULE may be examined at the following locations:
Mississippi Procurement Technical Assistance Program (MPTAP)Mississippi Development Authority, Minority & Small Business Development
501 North West Street, Suite B 01
Jackson, MS 39201
Contact: Carlyn McGee, 601-359-3448
2. Contract Procurement Center closest to your project area: Carlyn McGee,
Additional information and assistance regarding this bid opportunity, the Mississippi Procurement Technical Assistance Program and local Procurement Center may be found at www.mscpc.com.
The City of Brandon also offers electronic bidding submissions. All documents may be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic process, please call Central Bidding at (225)810-4814.
Minority and women’s business enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime contractors and are encouraged to make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting opportunities and equipment, material and/or supply needs.
This contract is funded in whole or in part by funds from the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 214 (H.R. 3547); therefore, this project must comply with the American Iron and Steel requirements of the Act.
Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in whole or in part by anticipated funds from the Drinking Water Systems Improvements Revolving Loan Fund (DWSIRLF) Loan Program from the State of Mississippi. Neither the State of Mississippi, the Local Governments and Rural Water Systems Improvements Board, nor any of their employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting or related contracts. This procurement will be subject to all applicable sections of the Mississippi Code of 1972, Annotated, as they apply to local governments, in accordance with Appendix D of the DWSIRLF Program Regulations.
In order to comply with Federal Procurement Regulations (24 CFR 85), Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprises are encouraged to submit a bid for this project. The successful bidder will take all necessary affirmative steps to assure that Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprises are used when possible as subcontractors on this project.
Each bidder must deposit with his proposal a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent of his bid, payable to the City of Brandon as bid security. The successful bidder shall furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in the amount of 100 percent of the bid.
Attorneys-in-fact who sign Bid Bonds, Payment Bonds or Performance Bonds must file with each bond a certified and effective dated copy of their Power of Attorney.
Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate, sealed, and deposited with the City Clerk prior to the hour and date designated above or may be submitted electronically at www.centralbidding.com. Bid Number 2020-022 should be marked in the lower left corner of the envelope.
Each bidder shall include the Certificate of Responsibility number and Mississippi Contractors License number on the outside of the sealed envelope or online submission.
The City of Brandon reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids, to accept any bid deemed to be in the best interest of the City, and to waive informalities.
Butch Lee, Mayor Angela Bean, City Clerk
September 17, 2020
September 24, 2020