NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR BIDS
The Harrison County Board of Supervisors, Gulfport, Mississippi, will receive bids for:
Harrison County, Mississippi
IP/MPLS Microwave System Maintenance/Replacement Projectat GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI, at the HARRISON COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE ROOM, FIRST JUDICIAL COURTHOUSE, 1801 23rd AVE, GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI, until 10:30 o'clock A.M., Wednesday, September 30, 2020 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.
Sealed Bids will be received for the Harrison County, Mississippi IP/MPLS Microwave System Maintenance/Replacement Project in accordance with 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 Bid for IP/MPLS Microwave System Maintenance/Replacement Project to be opened Wednesday, September 30, 2020. 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 Tuesday, September 29, 2020 or the Harrison County Emergency Management Conference Room at the First Judicial District Courthouse, 1801 23rd Ave., Gulfport, Mississippi on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 prior to the opening time as listed above.
“Electronic Bids” may be submitted on-line at www.centralbidding.com prior to the opening date and time as stated above. NOTE: Project documents that request hard copies of an Original Bid, Bid Copies and an electronic USB Flash Drive WILL BE REQUIRED regardless of an “Electronic Bid” submittal with Central Bidding. 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/Bidders, 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/Bidders 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.
Bids may be held by the Owner for a period not to exceed one hundred-eighty (180) 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. Awarding of this contract is contingent upon approval by the Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, and the Department of Finance and Administration (Public Procurement Review Board).
By Order of the Board of Supervisors, adopted this the 10th day of June, 2019.
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
Harrison County, Mississippi
Publication Dates: Tuesday, July 21, 2020
Tuesday, July 28, 2020