ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed and Electronic Bids for construction of the Parking Lot Improvements South of the Proposed Mississippi Center for Innovation and Tech Transfer (MCITT) MS# 50845 (Old MS Hardware Building at 1622 Washington Street), together with all appurtenances, will be received by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of the City of Vicksburg, Mississippi, at the Office of the City Clerk, 1401 Walnut Street, Vicksburg, MS, until 9:00:00 A.M., local time, on the 8th day of March, 2019 for electronic bids and 9:00:00 A.M., local time, on the 8th day of March, 2019 for sealed bids, and will be publicly opened and read aloud at the meeting of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen at 10:00 a.m., March 8, 2019 in the Robert M. Walker Building at 1415 Walnut Street, Vicksburg, MS.
Bidders are cautioned that the City Clerk does not receive the daily U.S. Mail on or before 9:00a.m. Proposals will be time-stamped upon receipt according to the City Clerk’s time clock
Official Bid Documents can be obtained as follows:
Complete printed sets of the bid documents which also include an electronic download may be ordered at the Jackson Blueprint Online Plan Room website: http://planroom.jaxblue.com for a non-refundable deposit of $100. Deposit checks are to be made payable to Pickering Firm, Inc. and shall be mailed or hand delivered to Pickering Firm, 2001 Airport Road, Suite 201, Flowood MS, 39232. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. For any questions regarding website registration and orders for printed sets, please call Jackson Blueprint & Supply at 601-353-5803.
At the bidders option, in lieu of submitting a physical sealed bid, Official Bid Documents may be downloaded, and electronic bids may be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic bids are due the same time and date as sealed bids. For any questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814. Contractors can register with central bidding as a vendor and download plans for $49.99 without being a member. When construction bids are submitted electronically, the requirement for including a certificate of responsibility, or a statement that the bid enclosed does not exceed fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) on the exterior of the bid envelope as indicated in Section 31-3-21(1) and (2) of Mississippi State law shall be deemed in compliance with by including same as an attachment with the electronic bid submittal.
Contract documents may be examined, after the second advertisement date at: PICKERING FIRM, INC., 2001 AIRPORT ROAD, SUITE 201, FLOWOOD, MISSISSIPPI 39232
Bid Preparation will be in accordance with Instructions to Bidders found in the project manual.
No Bidder may withdraw his Bid within Sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. The successful Bidder must provide both a Performance Bond and a Payment Bond (each in the amount of one hundred percent [100%] of the Contract) upon execution of the Contract. The Contract Time is one hundred and fifty (150) consecutive calendar days with a liquidated damages provision of Five-Hundred Dollars ($500.00) per calendar day thereafter.
Walter W. Osborne, Jr., City Clerk
The First Advertisement date will be February 6, 2019.
The Second Advertisement date will be February 13, 2019.