NS.15512.000 OCEDA Annual Maintenance Contract
Bid Date12/11/20 2:00 pm
Company & Contacts
Neel-Schaffer | Starkville
Kevin Stafford 662-268-7966
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed bids for the NorthStar Industrial Park Annual Landscaping Maintenance Contract will be
received by the Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authority (OCEDA) at their office at 200 East Main Street, Starkville, MS, until 2:00 P. M., December 11, 2020, and then at said office
publicly opened and read aloud. This project includes all items related to ROW and property maintenance at the NorthStar Industrial Park.
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 labor, equipment and materials required by the
specifications and the drawings referred to therein.
CERTIFICATE OF RESPONSIBILITY: Each contractor submitting a bid in excess of $50,000.00 must show on his bid and on the face of the envelope containing the bid, his Certificate of Responsibility Number, as required by Section 31‐3‐21 and 31‐3‐15, Mississippi Code of 1972. If the bid does not exceed $50,000.00, a notation so stating must appear on the face of the envelope.
Each bid must be submitted in a sealed envelope, addressed to OCEDA. Each sealed envelope
containing a bid shall be clearly marked on the outside as: BID ENCLOSED “NorthStar Industrial
Park Annual Landscaping Maintenance Contract” and the envelope should also bear on the outside
the name of the Company and the Company’s address. If forwarded by mail, the sealed envelope
containing the bid must be enclosed in another envelope addressed to OCEDA, 200 East Main
Street. Any bid not received in writing at this office by the date and time specified will be declared
late. OCEDA will not be responsible for delays in delivery. It is solely the responsibility of the
vendor that bids reach the opening on time. Any bid received after deadline will be returned
unopened. Bids or alterations by fax or phone will not be accepted. Electronic bids shall be
accepted, if received prior to the bid date and time.
No bidder may withdraw his bid within ninety (90) days after the actual date of the opening
EVIDENCE: No bid will be opened, considered or accepted unless the above information is given as
specified. 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 Golden Rule is followed, state law requires a non‐resident bidder to attach to his bid, a copy of his/her resident state’s current laws pertaining to such state’s treatment of non‐resident contractors.
Bid documents are being made available electronically and via original paper copy (if
requested). Plan holders are required to 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. Electronic bids shall be submitted through www.neel‐schafferplans.com. Please
contact Plan House Printing at (662) 407‐0193 with questions regarding website registration
and online orders.
OCEDA hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into
pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged and women’s 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.
OCEDA reserves the right to reject any bids and all bids and waive any informality.
BY: /s/ Lynn Spruill
DATES OF PUBLICATION:
November 10, 2020
November 17, 2020