Notice is hereby given that sealed hard copy bids or electronic bids will be received for the project named below by the Jones County School District, 5204 Highway 11 North, Ellisville, MS 39437
until 2:00 PM
on October 18, 2022
. Bids may be submitted directly to the location listed below or electronically through the Electronic Bidding System as listed below:
Location for Receipt of Sealed Hard Copy Bids: Central Office
Jones County School District
5204 Highway 11 North
Ellisville, MS 39437
Location for Receipt of Electronic Bids:Access the following website and log in: www.centralauctionhouse.com. Access the "Central Bidding" link, access the "Browse Public Bids: Mississippi Agencies" link, access the "Jones County School District" link, and access the "West Jones High School Dining Room Addition" link. For any questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding directly at (225) 810-4814.
Plans and Specifications Entitled:Jones County School District
West Jones High School Dining Room Addition
254 Springhill Road
Laurel, MS 39443
May be inspected at the office of the Architect named below, or may be obtained from the Architect as set out below:
Bid documents are available from Central Bidding in electronic format only; Central Bidding does not offer paper prints. The cost of bid documents from Central Bidding varies depending on the subscription level of each bidder. Questions regarding Central Bidding website should be handled directly with Central Bidding at (225) 810-4814.
As an additional option, bid documents can be obtained as paper prints or in electronic format from Planhouse Printing via the www.jbhmplans.com website. Cost of CD and/or the cost of paper prints will be listed on the www.jbhmplans.com website. Questions regarding Planhouse Printing and www.jbhmplans.com should be handled directly with Planhouse at (662) 407-0193.
Bid documents are non-refundable and must be purchased through either the www.centralauctionhouse.com or www.jbhmplans.com website.
All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration.
Partial sets will not be issued.
Proposals submitted in hard copy shall be submitted in duplicate only upon the blank proposal forms provided with the specifications and must be accompanied by Proposal Security in the form of Certified Check or acceptable Bid Bond in the amount equal to at least five percent (5%) of the Base Bid. Proposals submitted electronically shall be completed upon the blank proposal form provided with the specifications, and uploaded in .PDF format as directed by the Electronic Bidding System. Proposal Security shall also be uploaded in .PDF format to accompany bids submitted electronically. If an electronic bid is submitted, an original hard copy of all Proposal Documents, including Proposal Security, shall be provided to the Architect within three (3) business days after bid receipt, if requested. In either case, such security to be forfeited as liquidated damages, not penalty, by any bidder who fails to carry out the terms of the proposal, execute contract and post Performance Bond in the form and amount within the time specified. The Bid Bond, if used, shall be payable to the Owner.
Bids on the Project must be received on or before the period scheduled for the Project and no bid withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the Project for a period of sixty (60) days.
All bids submitted in excess of $50,000.00 by a Prime or Subcontractor to do any erection, building, construction, repair, maintenance, or related work must comply with the Mississippi Contractors Act of 1985, by securing a Certificate of Responsibility from the State Board of Contractors. Each bid, exceeding $5,000.00, must be accompanied by the Bidder's certified check or a bid bond, duly executed by the Bidder as principal and having surety thereon, a surety company approved by the Owner and signed by an agent, regularly commissioned and licensed to transact business in Mississippi, in the amount of five percent of the bid. All bid bonds must be accompanied by the appropriate Power of Attorney. No Power of Attorney is necessary with a certified check.
The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids on any or all projects and to waive informalities.
OWNER:Jones County School District
5204 Highway 11 North
Ellisville, MS 39437
ARCHITECT:JBHM Architects, P.A.
308 East Pearl Street, Suite 300
Jackson, MS 39201
PH: (601) 352-2699
DATES OF ADVERTISEMENT:
September 15, 2022
September 22, 2022
Pre-Bid Conference (Revised per Addendum No. 1): 245 PM on Monday, October 3, 2022. West Jones High School, Dining Room (254 Springhill Road, Laurel, MS 39443). A site tour of the project site will be available following the meeting.