15640 USM Campus Lighting Assemblies
Prebid Date4/7/20 1:30 pm
Bid Date4/16/20 2:00 pm
Company & Contacts
Neel-Schaffer | Hattiesburg
Russ Bryan 601-545-1565
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The University of Southern Mississippi Physical Plant Division will receive sealed proposals at the University of Southern Mississippi Physical Plant Department Conference Room in Hattiesburg, Mississippi until 2:00 p.m., local time, on THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2020, for furnishing all materials and equipment in connection with CAMPUS LIGHTING ASSEMBLIES, as described in and reflected by the specifications and associated drawings prepared by Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 704 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401, dated March 15, 2020, immediately after which time said sealed proposals shall be publicly opened and read.
A single contract shall be let for the complete project.
Plan Holders are required to register and order bid documents at www.neel-schafferplans.com. Bid documents are non-refundable and must be purchased through the website. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. Please contact Plan House Printing, 1A Churchill Street, Hattiesburg, MS, 39402, 601-336-6378 for questions regarding website registration and online orders. Cost of bid documents shall be $125.00 per copy.
A pre-bid conference will be held at 1:30 p.m., local time, on TUESDAY, APRIL 7, 2020, in the Henderson Physical Plant Department Conference Room at The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi. All interested Contractors and Subcontractors are highly encouraged to attend.
Responses shall be submitted in duplicate upon the blank bid forms provided with the project manual and must be accompanied by bid security in the form of a certified check or acceptable bid bond in an amount equal to at least five percent (5%) of the base bid. Said security to be forfeited, as liquidated damages, not penalty, by a bidder who may be awarded the contract, but who fails to carry out the terms of the proposal, execute the contract and post the required performance and payment bonds in the form and amount, and within the time specified. The bid bond, or the certified check, if used in lieu thereof, shall be payable unconditionally to the University of Southern Mississippi.
As an alternative to traditional sealed bids in envelopes, the University of Southern Mississippi is capable of receiving electronic bid responses. Should a vendor choose to submit their response electronically, please follow the instructions below using the following website: https://www.ms.gov/dfa/contract_bid_search/Home/Sell.
Bids on the project must be received on or before the time specified above, and no bid may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time and date for the receipt of bids for a period of forty-five (45) days. All bids submitted must comply with the requirements of Chapter 3, Title 31 (Sections 31-3-1, et. seq.) of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, and the performance of any contract awarded shall be bonded in accordance with Chapter 5, Title 31 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended.
Bidders who are non-residents of the State of Mississippi must also comply with the provisions of Section 31-3-21(3) of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended.
The University of Southern Mississippi reserves the right to reject any or all bids on any or all projects and to waive informalities.
BY: Mr. Steve Ballew
TITLE: Director of Procurement and Contracts
The University of Southern Mississippi
Dates of Publication: March 15, 2020
March 22, 2020