NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Sealed bids for the ASPHALT PAVING AND MILLING CONTRACT FOR OLD HIGHWAY 51 AND MOTOR SCOOTER DRIVE in HERNANDO, will be received by the City of Hernando at the City Hall until 10:00, a.m. local time on Friday September 24, 2021 at which time the bids will be opened and read aloud, (at 475 West Commerce Street,). Bidding documents may be inspected in the office of the City Engineer, Joseph F. Lauderdale, 231 West Center Street, Hernando, MS. 38632 (901-494-2484) during normal business hours.
Copies of the plans and contract documents may be obtained at the office of the project engineer, upon payment of $30.00 for each set of plans for each project with NO REFUND.
In the event the bids should run over $50,000.00, the bidder shall comply with the Mississippi State law with respect to having a Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors along with a Contractor's Privilege License issued by the Mississippi State Tax Commission.
All bids submitted must be sealed in an envelope, clearly labeling the date the bid is to be opened, the work bid upon, the Contractor's Privilege License and Certificate of Responsibility numbers.
In addition, official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com.
Electronic bids can also be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
A bid bond in the amount of five percent (5%) of the bid price made payable to the City of Hernando is required for the project. In accordance with the proper section of the Mississippi Code, upon being awarded a contract for the construction of this project, the successful bidder will be required to furnish the amount of not less than 100% of the Contract Amount to insure the completion of the project and the payment of all bills for labor, materials, and services required therefore. If the bid awarded is less than $25,000.00, the successful bidder may choose to accept a lump sum payment on the completion of the contract. In such case the Performance Bond will not be required, but the Payment Bond will be required in any event.
The City of Hernando reserves the right to accept, or reject, any or all bids and waive any informalities submitted.
Witness my signature, this the 23rd day of August, 2021
City Clerk: Pam Pyle
Publish: August 26, 2021
September 2, 2021