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14905 2019 Laurel CDBG Water Tank Rehabilitation

Laurel, MS (H-NR-E)

Status

Accepting Bids

Bid Date11/5/19 11:00 am

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Laurel

Kris Lightsey   601-649-1840

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

2019 STORAGE TANK REHABILITATION
CDBG – PF GRANT # 1134-18-228-PF-01

CITY OF LAUREL, MISSISSIPPI

Sealed bids will be received by the city of Laurel, Mississippi, located at Post Office Box 647, (401 North 5th Avenue) Laurel, Mississippi 39441, until 11:00 a.m., Local Time, Tuesday, November 5, 2019, for supplying all labor and materials (as specified) necessary for the 2019 Storage Tank Rehabilitation Project.

The work generally consists of the following items:
• Replacement of aerators on the tanks.
• Installation of safety rails on the tanks.
• Cleaning and coating of the exterior of the tanks.
• Cleaning, coating, and disinfection of the interior of the tanks.

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 180 consecutive calendar days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed. Normal weather conditions are assumed and allowed for in the original contract time. Liquidated damages will be assessed in the amount of $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 city of Laurel, Mississippi prior to the hour and date hereinbefore designated. Bids may also be submitted online through www.neel- schafferplans.com. 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 Laurel, Mississippi, as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested, by the city of Laurel, 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.

The City of Laurel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime contractors and are encouraged to make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting opportunities and equipment, material and/or supply needs. The City of Laurel hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, Minority and Woman Owned 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.

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 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 successful bidder must comply with the Davis-Bacon Act which requires that all laborers and mechanics shall be paid at rates not less than those determined by the Department of Labor to be prevailing for the locality in which the project is located.

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

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

DATES OF PUBLICATION:

October 5, 2019
October 12, 2019