48” Water Transmission Main, Silas Brown Street to I-20 Attachment: 48-inch Water Main - Contract Documents and Specifications.pdf 
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City of Jackson, Mississippi
 
48” Water Transmission Main,
Silas Brown Street to I-20
 
City Project No. 17B0103.901
 
Sealed bids will be received by the City Council of the City of Jackson, Mississippi, at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 219 South President Street, P.O. Box 17, Jackson, Mississippi 39205 until 3:30 P.M. Local Time, on February 2, 2021, for supplying all labor and materials (as specified) necessary for construction of the 48” Water Transmission Main, Silas Brown Street to I-20, City Project No. 17B0103.901.
 
Contract time shall be 360 consecutive calendar days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages will be assessed for each consecutive calendar day the Work has not achieved Final Completion. The amount of liquidated damages per day will be $1,000.00 plus any additional costs above $1,000.00 incurred by the Owner. These additional costs include, but are not limited to, engineering, inspection and other construction related costs resulting from the Contractor’s failure to complete the work on schedule.
 
The City of Jackson hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority and female business enterprises will be afforded the full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.  The bidders attention is further directed to Special Notice to Bidders, included in the Equal Business Opportunity Plan which is a part of the contract documents for this project.  (Special Notice to Bidders relates to the utilization of small business concerns (MBE’s/FBE’s) on this project.)
 
The City of Jackson is committed to the principal 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, every contractor, bidder or offeror shall submit a completed and signed Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Plan Application with the bid submission, in accordance with the provisions of the City of Jackson’s Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Executive Order.  Failure to comply with the City’s 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 601-960-1856.  Copies of the EBO Executive Order, EBO Plan Application, EBO Program, the MBE/FBE Directory and the MBE/FBE Certification Affidavit are available at 200 South President Street, Suite 223, Jackson, Mississippi.
 
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, or sex, in consideration for an award.
 
The City of Jackson, Mississippi (“City”) 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.
 
A pre-bid conference will be held on Friday, January 15, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. in the 1st floor Andrew Jackson Conference Room of the Warren Hood Building, 200 South President Street, Jackson, MS.  All potential contractors, subcontractors, and other interested parties are encouraged to attend.
 
Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi Law and show current Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors establishing his classification as to the value and type of construction on which he is authorized to bid.
 
Bids shall be made out on the bid proposal form provided, sealed in an envelope and plainly marked on the outside of the envelope: “Bid for 48” Water Transmission Main, Silas Brown Street to I-20, City Project No. 17B0103.901”. Each bidder shall write his Certificate of Responsibility Number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his proposal.
 
Bids and EBO Plans shall be submitted in triplicate (bound/stapled separately), sealed and deposited with the City Clerk, City Hall, Jackson, Mississippi, prior to the hour and date hereinbefore designated. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
 
Official Bid Documents, including the Contract Documents and Drawings can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic Bids may be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
 
Each bidder must deposit with his bid a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of his bid, payable to the City of Jackson as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested by the City of Jackson. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment Bond and Performance Bond each in the amount of 100% of the contract amount.
 
Each bidder must submit with his bid a separate attachment stating his qualifications to perform the work. The Statement of Qualifications shall list projects of similar size and nature, a list of references with name and telephone number, a list of key personnel who will perform the work, and other information supporting the bidder’s qualifications.
 
Awarding public contracts to non-resident Bidders will be on the same basis as the non-resident bidder's state awards contracts to Mississippi Contractors bidding under similar circumstances. Current state law, Mississippi General Laws of 2010, Chapter 383, section 31-3-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, requires a non?resident bidder to attach to the bid a copy of the Bidder's resident state’s current laws pertaining to such state's treatment of nonresident contractors. Non-resident bidders must attach to their bid a copy of any bid preference law of the state, city, county, parish, province, nation or political subdivision where they are domiciled. If there is no such law where they are domiciled, all non-resident bidders shall attach a letter to their bid stating that there is no bid preference law where they are domiciled. The bid of any non-resident bidder who fails to attach to its bid a copy of its domicile’s bid preference law or a letter stating that its domicile has no such bid preference law, whichever is applicable, shall be rejected and not considered for award.
 
The ENGINEER is Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 125 South Congress Street, Suite 1100, Jackson, Mississippi 39201, 601-948-3071, Fax No. 601-948-3178.
 
Contract Drawings, Contract Specifications, Instructions to Bidders and Bidders Proposal forms are on file and open to public inspection in the office of the Engineering Division, Department of Public Works, City of Jackson, Mississippi and the Office of the City Clerk.
 
“Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, [Current] Edition” as referred to herein, may be purchased from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
 
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, equipment, material and/or supply needs.
 
The City of Jackson reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
 
By: __________________________
      Dr. Charles Williams, PhD, PE
      Director of Public Works
 
 
Publication Dates and Location:
December 31, 2020 – Mississippi Link
January 7, 2021 – Mississippi Link

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