ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS
Sealed bids will be received by the Mayor and Aldermen of The City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, until 9:00 a.m., local time, December 19, 2022 at the City Clerk’s Office and shortly thereafter publicly opened and read aloud by the Board of Mayor and Alderman of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi in Board meeting at 10:00 a.m., local time, Monday, December 19, 2022 for the construction of a concrete parking area, sidewalk and utility improvements in Vicksburg, Mississippi, under the Levee Street Pedestrian Rail Crossing & Site/Utility Improvements Project. Electronic bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding. Interested contractors can register as a vendor for free at www.centralbidding.com and download plans for $49.99. Electronic bids are due at the same time and date as sealed bids. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call 225-810-4814.
Bidders are cautioned that the City Clerk does not receive the daily U.S. Mail on or before 9:00 a.m. Bids will be time-stamped upon receipt according to City Clerk’s time clock.
Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi State law and possess a Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors.
The contract time for the work included in this contract is Ninety (90) Working days. The Contract will be subject to liquidated damages of three hundred ($300) per working day for each day in default after the stipulated completion date. The contract time will begin on the date specified in the written Notice to Proceed.
Plans, specifications, and contract documents are on file and open to public inspection at the office of the City Clerk of Vicksburg. One (1) copy of the Plans, Specifications, and Contract Documents may be procured upon payment of $100.00 (by cash or check made payable to Stantec Consulting Services Inc.) from Stantec Consulting Services Inc., 2600 Lakeland Terrace, Suite 200, Jackson, MS 39216. The payment is non-refundable.
Each bidder must deposit with his proposal a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid payable to The City of Vicksburg as bid security. The successful bidder shall furnish a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond each in the amount of 100% of the contract amount awarded.
Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement if requested by The City of Vicksburg.
Attorneys-in-fact who sign Bid Bonds or Payment Bonds and Performance Bonds must file with each bond a certified and effective dated copy of their power of attorney.
Proposals shall be submitted in whole, sealed and deposited, with The City of Vicksburg prior to the hour and date above designated.
Each bidder shall write his Certificate of Responsibility number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his proposal. For bids less than $50,000, a Certificate of Responsibility number is not required. Bidder shall note on the outside of the envelope containing the bid that the “bid is less than $50,000, CR No. not required”.
Walter W. Osborne, Jr.
City Clerk, City of Vicksburg
November 12, 2022
November 19, 2022