SECTION 001113 – ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors will receive sealed competitive bids at the office of Lauderdale County Administrator, Chris Lafferty, 410 Constitution Avenue, 11th Floor, Meridian, MS 39301 until 10:00 a.m. CST on April 22, 2021 for the following:
Project #: 19-4894B – Lauderdale County Public Safety Building
General Trades Package
Mechanical and Plumbing Package
Fire Protection Package
Project specific questions shall be directed to LPK Architects, P.A., 821 22nd Avenue, Meridian, MS 39301, (601) 693-9990.
Plans and Specifications can be viewed and purchased online at Jackson Blueprint Online Plan Room at http://planroom.jaxblue.com. For any questions related to purchasing and downloading, please contact Jackson Blue Print 800-253-5803.
Plans and Specifications can also be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. Note that all Bids submitted electronically shall be submitted in a reasonable amount of time prior to the Bid opening to ensure proper and timely processing. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810- 4814.
At stated time, bids shall be opened publicly and read aloud. No bid shall be accepted or considered after such scheduled time. Bids are to be received in full compliance with Mississippi Code 1972, Section 31-3-1 et seq and Section 31-7-13. Awards based on conditions stated in Instructions to Bidders, Specifications, & indicated on Drawings.
Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate on form provided and accompanied by a Bid Bond or Security in an amount equal to at least 5% of the amount of the submitted base proposal. Such security to be forfeited as liquidated damages, not penalty, by any bidder who fails to carry out the terms of the accepted Bid and/or execute the Contract and post Performance and Payment Bond as required within the time specified.
Bidders must hold a Certificate of Responsibility to comply with Sections 31-3-1 through 31-3- 23 Mississippi Code of 1972 and amendments thereto and be licensed by the Mississippi State Tax Commission. As per section 31-3-21, all bids submitted for public projects where said bid is in excess of $50,000 shall contain on the outside of the envelope the “contractor’s current certificate of responsibility number”. No bid shall be opened unless such certificate number appears on the envelope or unless there appears a statement on the outside of the envelope to the effect that bid enclosed therewith did not exceed $50,000. The Certificate of Responsibility Number or Statement as thus noted; the Project Number & Name (Project #: 19-4894B – Lauderdale County Public Safety Building) and the bidder’s name and address must be clearly indicated on the outside of the sealed bid envelope or said bid will not be opened and/or considered.
No Bid Proposal may be withdrawn for a period of forty-five days (45) after scheduled opening. The Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to accept/reject any and all bids and waive informalities.
A Pre-Bid Conference is scheduled for: April 7, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. CST at the project site. Location to the site can be found in the drawings or request from the Architect or Construction Manager.
March 23, 2021
March 30, 2021