REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
WASTE TIRE RECYCLING SERVICES
The City of Jackson, Mississippi (“City of Jackson”) is soliciting proposals from qualified proposers to supply all labor and equipment for the removal, transporting, processing, disposal, and recycling of tires from selected waste tire abatement site(s) and from the City's Solid Waste Facility, 6810 I-55 South Frontage Road, Byram, MS 39272, and to process tires collected.
Proposals will be received by the City of Jackson at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 219 South President Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39201, until 3:30 P.M. CST, October 11, 2022.
Selection of a Service Provider for contract/agreement negotiation will be based on an objective evaluation of the following criteria:
A.Service Provider’s innovative approach
B. Service Provider's experience, qualifications and references as demonstrated in similar engagements
C. Expertise of key personnel to be assigned to the contract
D. EBO Plan and commitment to maximizing MBE and FBE participation goals
E. Cost proposal
The City of Jackson is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in public contracting. It is the policy of the City of Jackson to promote full and equal business opportunity for all persons doing business with the City. As a pre-condition to selection, each contractor, bidder or offeror shall submit a completed and signed Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Plan, with the bid submission, in accordance with the provision of the City of Jackson’s Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Executive Order. Failure to comply with the City’s EBO Executive Order shall disqualify a contractor, bidder, or offeror from being awarded an eligible contract. For more information on the City of Jackson’s Equal Business Opportunity Program, please contact the Office of Economic Development at 601-960-1055. Copies of the Executive Order, EBO Plan Applications and a copy of the program are available at 200 South President Street, Room 223, Hood Building, Jackson, Mississippi.
The City of Jackson, Mississippi (“City of Jackson”) is committed to cultivating and ensuring the quality of life of its citizens, through various programs, employment, initiatives, and assistance. The City encourages all persons, corporations, and/or entities doing business within the City, as well as those who seek to contract with the City on various projects and/or conduct business in the City to assist the City in achieving its goal by strongly considering City residents for employment opportunities.
The City of Jackson hereby notifies all bidders that in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 that all bidders will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability in consideration for an award.
While the networking session is not mandatory, all interested minority and female business enterprises as well as locally based businesses are encouraged to attend to network with potential service providers. Attendance by Proposers intending to submit on the project is required. All potential Subcontractors and other interested parties are invited to attend.
Proposals (one signed original plus five copies) and the EBO plan (one signed original plus five copies included in the proposal) shall be submitted in a sealed package and plainly marked on the outside of the package. “Waste Tire Recycling Services”.
Proposals must be submitted to the Office of the City Clerk, 219 South President Street, Jackson, MS 39205 by 3:30 p.m., local time, on Tuesday, October 11, 2022.
Interested firms may obtain a copy of the detailed Request for Proposals at no charge from the City’s Website at http://www.jacksonms.gov/bids or from:
Lakesha Weathers, Solid Waste Manager
City of Jackson
Department of Public Works
Warren Hood Building
200 South President Street
Jackson, MS 39201