Jul 9
Bid ended

14430 2019 Lucedale Water System Improvements

Lucedale, MS (H-NR-E)


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date7/1/19 11:00 am

Bid Date7/9/19 11:00 am

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Laurel

Kris Lightsey   601-649-1840


CDBG – PF GRANT # 1134-18-239-PF-01

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Lucedale, Mississippi, located at 5126 Main Street, Lucedale, Mississippi 39452, until 11:00 A.M., Local Time, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, for supplying all labor and materials (as specified) necessary for construction of the 2019 Water System Improvements Project.

The work generally consists of the installation of a 750 GPM water well to replace an existing well at the
City’s water treatment plant and abandonment of the existing well.

The above general outline of features of the work does not in any way limit the responsibility of the Contractor to perform all work and furnish all plant, labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications and the drawings referred to therein.

Contract time shall be 150 consecutive calendar days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages will be assessed in the amount of $500 per day incurred for each consecutive calendar day beyond the specified contract time.

Special Damages: In addition to the amounts provided for liquidated damages Contractor, in the event of such default, shall pay to the Owner the actual costs, expenses and other losses reasonably incurred by Owner.

Bidder 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.

Each Bidder shall write his Certificate of Responsibility Number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his proposal.

Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate, sealed and deposited with the City of Lucedale, Mississippi prior to the hour and date hereinbefore designated. Bids may also be submitted online at www.neel-schafferplans.com prior to the time and hour established herein. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

Each Bidder must submit with his proposal a separate attachment stating his qualifications to perform the work. The Statement of Qualifications shall list past 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. In order to ensure that Mississippi’s so-called Golden Rule is followed state law requires a non-resident bidder to attach to his bid a copy of his resident state’s current laws pertaining to such state’s treatment of non-resident contractors.

Each Bidder must deposit with his proposal, a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent of his bid, payable to the City of Lucedale, Mississippi, as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current

financial statement, if requested, by the City of Lucedale, Mississippi. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment Bond and Performance Bond each in the amount of 100 percent of the contract amount.

Bid documents are being made available via paper copy or pdf. Plan holders are required to log-in or register for an account at www.neel-schafferplans.com to view and order Bid Documents. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. Bid documents are non-refundable and must be purchased through the website. Questions regarding website registration and online orders please contact Plan House Printing at (601) 336-6378. Prospective bidders must be listed as a plan holder in order to submit a proposal.

The work to be performed under this contract is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 1701u (Section 3). CDBG regulations governing the grant require that, to the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for contracting, subcontracting, training, and employment arising in connection with this CDBG project will be extended to Section 3 businesses and Section 3 residents. Section 3 requirements of the Contract and the Contractor’s Section 3 action steps during the bidding process will be reviewed during the Pre-Bid Conference held on Monday, July 1, 2019, at 11:00
A.M. at Lucedale City Hall.

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 Lucedale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Lucedale hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement 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, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status in consideration for an award.

The Engineer is Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 328 N. Magnolia Street, Laurel, MS 39440, (601) 649-1840, Fax No. (601) 649-1848.

The City of Lucedale reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.

Darwin Nelson, Mayor
City of Lucedale, Mississippi

June 6, 2019
June 13, 2019