Notice to Bidders
Notice is hereby given that the City of Gulfport will receive sealed bids until Ten O’clock A.M., Local Time, February 22, 2019, in the Procurement Department, located at 1410 24th Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501 for furnishing the City of Gulfport as ordered below:
Group J1 – Water & Sewer Line Supplies
Group U – Electronic Equipment
Group Z – Portable Restrooms
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 City of Gulfport reserves the right to utilize “anti-sniping” for reverse auctions. Anti-sniping is a tool that automatically extends the bid time for a reverse auction by five (5) minutes if a vendor places a bid in the final five (5) minutes of the reverse auction. The anti-sniping effect will also auto extend the reverse auction bid time any time a bid is placed in the last five (5) minutes of the reverse auction and can auto extend the reverse auction multiple times until the bidding on the reverse auction ends.
Electronic copies of the bid specifications are available by contacting email@example.com or from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. All bids must comply with the specifications provided. The City of Gulfport reserves the right to amend the specifications as necessary and agrees to notify all parties having requested bid packets. The Office of Procurement reserves the right to extend the auction date if necessary to complete the bid proposal pre-qualification process.
Above items are to be submitted on the bid form as provided. Failure to do so may disqualify the bidder. Bid packages may be obtained from the Purchasing Office, Hardy Building 1410 24th Ave, Gulfport, MS 39501, between the hours of 8:00 A.M. AND 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. Bid packages may be faxed or emailed upon request by contacting the Purchasing Office at 228-868-5705, Ext 6544 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City reserves the right to accept bids by items or by group and to reject any or all bids if deemed to be in the best interest of the City of Gulfport. Bids will be awarded to the “lowest and best” bid submitted.
The owner is NOT responsible for bids which are mailed to the wrong address or which arrive in the mail after the designated bid opening time. Bids may be delivered in person to the Owner’s office prior to the bid opening at the time, date and location listed above.
Minority and Women’s business enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime contractors and are encouraged to make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting opportunities and equipment, material and/or supply needs.
The successful bidder must adhere to the City’s policy concerning non-discrimination without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin or handicap.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
Direct contact with any City employee, GRC Commissioners, including Administration and City Council, on the subject of this proposal is strictly forbidden. Violation of this paragraph will result in disqualification of your submission.
Ad Dates: 01/18/2019 & 01/25/2019
Send Invoice & Proof of Publication to: Connie Debenport, CPPB
City of Gulfport
P. O. Box 1780
Gulfport, MS 39502-1780