ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Board of Trustees of the Ocean Springs School District, in the Board Room at the Central Office, 2300 Government Street, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, until 2:00 pm, local time, on December 12, 2018, and then publicly opened and read for the following project:
Upper Elementary Partial Mechanical Replacement
Ocean Springs School District
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
in accordance with plans and specifications prepared by:
Allred Stolarski Architects, P.A.
711 Church Street
Ocean Springs, Mississippi 39564
Bid documents are being made available via paper copy. Bidders are required to log-in or register for an account at www.asaplans.com to view and order Bid Documents ($50.00 per set). All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. Bid documents must be purchased through the website.
At the Bidders option in lieu of procuring a CD of the Bid Documents and submitting a physical sealed Bid, Official Bid Documents may be downloaded, and electronic bids may be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. Bids shall be received electronically until the date/time as stated above. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814. Electronic submittal of Bids is not required.
Proposals shall be submitted on the blank bid form furnished with each specification and must be accompanied by bid security in the form of Certified Check, Cashier's Check or acceptable Bid Bond, payable to Ocean Springs School District, in amount equal to at least five percent (5%) of the base bid; such security to be forfeited as liquidated damages, not penalty, by any bidder who may be awarded the contract but who fails to carry out the terms of the proposal, execute the contract and post performance bond in the form and amount within the time specified.
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 Section 31321, Mississippi Code of 1972, by having a current Certificate of Responsibility from the State Board of Public Contractors. The current Certificate of Responsibility Number shall be indicated on the exterior of the sealed bid envelope before it can be opened. In the letting of public contracts in the State of Mississippi, preference shall be given to resident contractors, and a non-resident bidder domiciled in a state having laws granting preference to local contractors shall be awarded Mississippi public contracts only on the same basis as the non-resident bidder's state awards contracts to Mississippi contractors bidding under similar circumstances; and resident contractors actually domiciled in Mississippi, be they corporate, individuals, or partnerships, are to be granted preference over non-residents in awarding of contracts in the same manner and to the same extent as provided by the laws of the state of domicile of the non-resident. When a non-resident contractor submits a bid for a public project, he shall attach thereto a copy of his resident state's current law pertaining to such state's treatment of non-resident contractors.
No bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for a period of forty-five (45) days. The Ocean Springs School District reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities.
BY ORDER OF:
BOARD OF TRUSTEES
OCEAN SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT
OCEAN SPRINGS, MISSISSIPPI
Mrs. Kacee Waters, President
Dates of Publication:
November 7 and 14, 2018