NOTICE TO BIDDERS
The DeSoto County Board of Supervisors will receive bids for the supply of Crushed Limestone and Rip Rap for the upcoming 2020 fiscal year for the County’s Department of Road Management in the following manner:
BID FILE NO: 19-300-004 Annual Bid: Crushed Limestone and Rip Rap
Un-priced bid proposals will be accepted until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 12, 2019, in sealed envelopes at the Office of Procurement, 365 Losher Street, Suite 340, Hernando, Mississippi, or by electronic bid submission. Submissions will be evaluated and vendors submitting acceptable offers will be invited to submit priced bids. Electronic bids and/or reverse auction bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Bidding will be held by electronic reverse auction on Wednesday, September 19, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. Bidders may come to the Office of Procurement with a paper bid and receive technical assistance in entering their bid in the reverse auction.
Specifications and procedures are available by registering on the Procurement page of the DeSoto County Board of Supervisors website and printing the bid package at: http://desotocountyms.gov and on file in the Office of Procurement, DeSoto County Administration Building, 365Losher Street, Suite 340, Hernando, Mississippi, during normal business hours at no charge and/or from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com for a fee. All bids must comply with the specifications provided. DeSoto County reserves the right to amend the specifications, as necessary, and agrees to notify all having requested bid packets from the DeSoto County Office of Procurement.
The Office of Procurement reserves the right to extend the auction date if necessary to complete the bid proposal pre- qualification process.
That all un-priced technical offers must be sealed and clearly labeled on the outside of the bid envelopes as instructed in the bid package and delivered to the Office of Procurement at the above address or electronic bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. Bidders may submit un-priced technical offers to Central Bidding at no charge.
The Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all bids and waive any informalities. WITNESS MY SIGNATURE, this the 19th day of August, 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.