15664.000 2021 Sidewalk and Street Improvements
Bid Date2/23/21 2:00 pm
Company & Contacts
Neel-Schaffer | Columbus
Zach Foster 662-328-4547
ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
2021 SIDEWALK AND STREET IMPROVEMENTS COLUMBUS, MISSISSIPPI
Sealed bids will be received by the City of Columbus, Mississippi in the offices of the City of
Columbus, Office of the Mayor, located at 523 Main Street, Columbus, MS 39701 or electronically
via www.neel-schafferplans.com until 2:00 P.M., Local Time, on February 23, 2021 for supplying
all labor and materials (as specified) necessary for construction of “2021 SIDEWALK AND
The work generally consists of the removal and replacement of damaged sidewalks and curb and
gutter and the installation of ADA accessible ramps on numerous City streets.
The above general outline 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.
The contract time is 150 calendar days. Liquidated damages will be assessed in the amount of Five
Hundred Dollars ($500.00) for each calendar day the Work has not achieved Substantial Completion.
Special Damages – In addition to the amounts provided for liquidated damages, Contractor, in the
event of such default, shall pay the Owner the actual costs reasonably incurred by Owner for
engineering and inspection forces employed on the work after the time stipulated for the completion
of the work.
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 21-3-15, 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.
EVIDENCE: No bid will be opened, considered or accepted unless the above information is given
Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed envelope and deposited with the City of Columbus prior to
the hour and date herein before designated. No bidder may withdraw his bid within ninety (90) days
after the actual date of the opening thereof.
Each Bidder must deposit with his proposal, a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to
five percent (5%) of his bid, payable to the City of Columbus, as bid security. The successful
bidder will be required to furnish a Payment Bond and Performance Bond each in the amount of one
hundred percent (100%) of the contract amount.
Bid documents are being made available via original paper copy. 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. Bid Documents are nonrefundable and must be purchased through the website. Electronic bids shall be submitted
through www.neel-schafferplans.com. Please contact Plan House Printing at (662) 407-0193
with questions regarding website registration, electronic bidding, and online orders.
The City of Columbus 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.
The City of Columbus reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or
BY: /s/ Robert E. Smith, Sr.
Robert Smith, Mayor
City of Columbus
January 21, 2021
January 28, 2021