Aug 20
Bid ended

14926.000 2019 Liberty Water System Improvements Re-Bid

Liberty, MS (H-NR-E)


Bidding Closed

Bid Date8/20/19 11:00 am

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Laurel

Kris Lightsey   601-649-1840

CDBG PROJECT NO. 1134-18-234-PF-01

Sealed bids will be received by the Town of Liberty, Mississippi, located at 160 Clinic Drive, (P.O. Box 301), Liberty, Mississippi 39645, until 11:00 A.M., Local Time Tuesday, August 20, 2019, for supplying all labor and materials (as specified) necessary for construction of the 2019 Water Treatment System Improvements project.

The work generally consists of the following items:
1. Cleaning and coating the interior and exterior of the 50,000-gallon elevated water tank
2. Miscellaneous tank repairs
3. Valve insertions on various water mains in the Town

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 100 consecutive calendar days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed. Liquidated damages will be $500 per day for each consecutive calendar day beyond the specified contract time.

Special Damages: In addition to the amounts provided for liquidated damages, expenses and other losses, 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 Town of Liberty, Mississippi prior to the hour and date hereinbefore designated. Bids may also be submitted online through the plan room at 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 Town of Liberty, Mississippi, as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested, by the Town of Liberty, 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 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.

“Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2004 Edition” as referred to herein, may be purchased from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

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.

The Town of Liberty is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Town 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.

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 Engineer is Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 206 Maryland Avenue, McComb, MS 39648; Phone: 601-684-4564. The Town of Liberty reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or
irregularities therein.

Pat Talbert, Mayor
Town of Liberty, Mississippi

July 18, 2019
July 25, 2019