ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The Harrison County Board of Supervisors, Gulfport, Mississippi, will receive bids for:
BILOXI RIVER BOAT LAUNCH
at GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI, at the BOARD MEETING ROOM, FIRST JUDICIAL COURTHOUSE, 1801 23rd AVE, GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI, UNTIL10:30 O’CLOCK A.M., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
“Sealed” or “Electronic Bids” will be received for the construction of the Biloxi River Boat Launch in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.
Bid Specification Packets are available at NO CHARGE by contacting the Harrison County Purchasing Department, 1801 23rd Ave., Gulfport, MS 39501 (228) 865-4028.
Bid Specification Packets can be viewed or downloaded at www.centralbidding.com
All “Sealed Bids” must be on file with the Clerk of the Board prior to the opening date and time as stated above. Sealed Bids must be sealed and clearly marked on the outside of the envelope as indicated “BILOXI RIVER BOAT LAUNCH” to be opened Tuesday, October 30, 2018. Sealed Bid envelopes not so marked are submitted at the risk of the prospective Bidder and the County assumes no responsibility for the premature opening of same by any County employee. Sealed Bids sent through the U.S. Mail are done so at the risk of the prospective Bidder and should be addressed to the Harrison County Board of Supervisors, in care of the Chancery Clerks Office, Post Office Drawer CC, Gulfport, Mississippi, 39502. The County is NOT responsible for bids that arrive in the mail after the designated opening time. Sealed Bids may be delivered in person to the Harrison County Chancery Clerk’s Office in the First Judicial District Courthouse located at 1801 23rd Ave, Gulfport, Mississippi until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 29, 2018 or the Board of Supervisor’s meeting room at the First Judicial District Courthouse, 1801 23rd Ave., Gulfport, Mississippi on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 prior to the opening time as listed above.
All “Electronic Bids” must be submitted on-line at www.centralbidding.com prior to the opening date and time as stated above. For any questions relating to Registration at www.centralbidding.com or the Electronic Bidding process, call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
If the agency is closed for any reason, including but not limited to: acts of God, strikes, lockouts, riots, acts of war, epidemics, governmental regulations superimposed after the fact, fire, earthquakes, floods, or other natural disasters (the “Force Majeure Events”), which closure prevents the opening of bids at the advertised date and time, all bids received shall be publicly opened and read aloud on the next business day that the agency shall be open and at the previously advertised time. The new date and time of the bid opening, as determined in accordance with this paragraph, shall not be advertised, and all Vendors/Contractors, upon submission of a bid, shall be deemed to have knowledge of and shall have agreed to the provisions of this paragraph. Bids shall be received by the agency until the new date and time of the bid opening as set forth herein. The agency shall not be held responsible for the receipt of any bids for which the delivery was attempted and failed due to the closure of the agency as a result of a Force Majeure Event. Each Vendor/Contractor shall be required to ensure the delivery and receipt of its bid by the agency prior to the new date and time of the bid opening.
The Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any part of any or all bids based on a lowest and best bid determination. If the Bid documents request separate bids on phases or items of a project, the Board reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any part of any or all bids based on a lowest and best bid determination on each phase or item for which a separate bid is requested. The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive informalities.
Each bidder must deposit with his bid, security in the amount, form and subject to the conditions provided in the Instructions to Bidders.
Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of submittal for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the Contract.
By Order of the Board of Supervisors, adopted this the 12th day of March, 2018.
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
Harrison County, Mississippi
Publication Dates: Monday, October 1, 2018
Monday, October 8, 2018