CITY OF GULFPORT
2021 CDBG PAVING, PHASE 1
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids for the 2021 CDBG PAVING, PHASE 1 will be received by the City of Gulfport, at the office of the Procurement Department located at 1410 24th Avenue, Hardy Building, 2nd Floor, Gulfport, MS 39501 until 10:00 a.m. local time on August 13, 2021, at which time the Sealed Bids received will be publicly opened and read.
Scope of Work:
The work shall consist essentially of the following items:
Base repairs, milling, hot mix asphalt overlay, casting adjustment, shoulder repair at various locations throughout the City. All work will be in accordance with the City of Gulfport Construction Standards and MDOT’s Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction (current edition) as specified in the Contract Documents.
Bids will be received from a single prime Contractor. Bids shall be on a unit price basis, as indicated in the Bid Form and bid award will be to the lowest and best bid submitted.
Bid documents are available via digital copy. Interested bidders are required to email firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain bid documents.
“The City of Gulfport now offers Electronic Bidding. Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. 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.”
The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.
Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instruction to Bidders.
For bids exceeding $50,000.00, Bidder must indicate his Certificate of Responsibility Number on the outside of sealed proposal as required by Mississippi Law. Effective July 1, 2010; Per MS Code 31-3-21(3); any bid submitted by a nonresident contractor which does not include the nonresident contractor’s current state law pertaining to such state’s treatment of nonresident contractors, shall be rejected and not considered for award. If no such law exists in the non-resident contractor’s state, then the non-resident contractor may provide a statement to that effect.
This project is funded fully or partially with Federal funds provided through Mississippi Development Authority, utilizing Supplemental Community Development Block Grant Funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development; the successful bidder must comply with all applicable federal, state and local requirements contained in the Contract Documents, including but not limited to Section 3, Davis-Bacon Federal Wage Regulations, E-Verify, etc., as identified in the bid proposal packet as “HUD Contract Provisions for Construction Contracts”. All Women and Minority and Section 3 Contractors are encouraged to apply.
Section 3: This project is covered by the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. § 1701u) (“Section 3”). Section 3 requires that when employment or contracting opportunities are generated by HUD-funded projects, preference is given to low to very low-income persons and businesses residing in the community where the project is located. Section 3 businesses are encouraged to submit a bid as any responsive, responsible bidder that qualifies as a Section 3 Business Concern will be given a preference during evaluation. A bidder selected for this Project will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all Section 3 requirements including, but not limited to, the hiring and contracting decisions made on the Project.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within sixty (90) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.
Published by order of the Gulfport City Council; this the June 22, 2021.