East Biloxi Construction of East-West Neighborhood Access Road - Phase II #14410
Prebid Date10/31/23 10:00am
Bid Date11/15/23 4:00pm
Company & Contacts
City of Biloxi
Susan Pickich firstname.lastname@example.org
Engineer’s Estimate: $300,000 – $350,000
Notice is hereby given that the City of Biloxi, Mississippi, will receive sealed bids at the Mayor’s Office, City Hall, second floor, until 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, the 15th of November, 2023, for the following:
EAST BILOXI CONSTRUCTION OF EAST-WEST NEIGHBORHOOD ACCESS ROAD PROJECT PHASE II
CDBG PROJECT NUMBER: CD020
Work on which proposals are invited consists of furnishing and installing approximately 310 linear feet of new roadway extending Railroad Street from Porter Avenue to Querens Avenue. The work includes demolition, paving, sidewalk, curb and gutter, sub-surface drainage and striping.
The maximum time allowable for completion of said project is ninety (90) calendar days following the CITY’S written order to commence (Notice to Proceed).
A PRE-BID MEETING will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 31, 2023 at the City Engineering Department located at 214-A Delauney Street, Biloxi, Mississippi (the Public Works Building). It is strongly recommended that all prospective Bidders attend. It is also suggested that all potential subcontractors and interested parties attend.
The successful bidder will be required to furnish a 100% Payment and Performance Bond if the bid equals or exceeds $25,000. If the bid is less than $25,000, the City of Biloxi may elect to make a lump sum payment at the completion of the job, in which case a payment and performance bond shall not be required.
Proposals must be accompanied by a Proposal Guaranty consisting of a Bid Bond, Cashier’s Check or Certified Check in the amount of 5% of the amount of the bid. Such security to be forfeited as liquidated damages, not penalty, by any bidder who fails to carry out the terms of the accepted Bid and/or execute the Contract and Post Performance and Payment Bond as required within the time specified.
All persons having a contract with the City of Biloxi must adhere to the City’s policy concerning non-discrimination without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, or handicap.
On bids which equal or exceed $75,000, Certificate of Responsibility number issued by the Mississippi State Board of Contractors shall be written on the outside of the envelope containing the bids. Bids of less than $75,000 will be marked on the outside that the bid contained within does not exceed $75,000. When bids are submitted electronically, the requirement for including a certificate of responsibility, or a statement that the bid enclosed does not exceed Seventy-Five Thousand Dollars ($75,000.00), on the exterior of the bid envelope shall be deemed in compliance by including the same information as an attachment with the electronic bid submittal.
Bids, which are for work outside of the classification listed for any bidder, shall be returned unopened.
Preference shall be given to resident contractors, and a nonresident bidder domiciled in a state, city, county, parish, province, nation or political subdivision having laws granting preference to local contractors shall be awarded Mississippi public contracts only on the same basis as the nonresident bidder’s state, city, county, parish, province, nation or political subdivision 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 law pertaining to such state’s treatment of non-resident contractors. Resident contractors actually domiciled in Mississippi, be they corporate, individuals or partnerships, are to be granted preference over nonresidents in awarding of contracts in the same manner and to the same extent as provided by the laws of the state, city, county, parish, province, nation, or political subdivision of domicile of the nonresident.
Copies of the plans, specifications and proposal documents are on file with the City of Biloxi Engineering Division, which is located at 214-A Delauney Street, Biloxi, Mississippi (the Public Works Building), (228) 435-6269. Plans and specifications may be examined without charge during regular business hours (7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday), and may be obtained electronically from www.biloxiplans.com Registration will be required. In order to be placed on the plan holders list to receive addenda, all interested parties will need to purchase plans from www.biloxiplans.com
Contractors have the option of submitting their bids sealed in an envelope or through the City’s electronic bid submission link at www.biloxiplans.com If bids are submitted electronically, the same requirements for submitting sealed bids shall apply. Electronically submitted bids shall include a document with the first page sating the same language require on the face of the sealed envelope.
“Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2017 Edition” as referred to herein, may be purchased from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.
The ability to obtain any insurance required by the contract documents must be demonstrated in the bid by the means specified in the contract documents. Proof of actual insurance coverage must be submitted within five (5) business days from the bid acceptance.
In compliance with the laws of the State of Mississippi, in choosing materials for the project, the successful bidder shall be required to give preference to materials grown, produced, prepared, made or manufactured within the State of Mississippi. The foregoing notwithstanding, no preference shall be given to materials grown, produced, prepared, made or manufactured in the State of Mississippi when other materials of like quality produced outside the State of Mississippi may be purchased or secured at less cost, or any other materials of better quality produced outside the State of Mississippi can be secured at a reasonable cost. The Contractor shall not use any materials on the project that are grown, produced, prepared, made or manufactured outside of the United States. If such materials are not available, then those which are grown, produced, prepared, made or manufactured outside the United States may be used.
This project is funded in whole or part from funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and all federal labor requirements are applicable to this project.
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 and 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 (HUD) Act of 1968, as amended, 12 U.S.C. 1701 u (Section 3).
Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Community Development Act 1968, as amended (12 U.S.C. 1701u) requires that the County and its contractors participating in HUD Federally funded projects provide opportunities for job training and employment, to the greatest extent feasible, to low income residents of the Section 3 project area and preference be given to qualified Section 3 Business concerns for work in connection with projects funded in whole or in part with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds, provided the Section 3 Business meets all of the criteria set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations Part 135 and all subparts thereof. The designated Section 3 area for this project is the limits of Harrison County, Mississippi.
A Section 3 resident is defined as: (1) A public housing resident; or (2) An individual who resides in the metropolitan area or non-metropolitan county in which the Section 3 covered assistance is expended, and who is a low or very low-income person, as this term is defined in section 3(b)(2) of the 1937 Act (42 U.S.C. 1437a(b)(2).
A Section 3 business concern is defined as:
1. That is 51 percent or more owned by Section 3 residents within the geographical area of Harrison County; or
2. Whose permanent, full-time employees include persons, at least 30 percent of whom are currently Section 3 residents, or within three years of the date of first employment with the business concern were Section 3 residents, or
3. That provides evidence of a commitment to by contract in excess of 25 percent of the dollar award of all subcontracts to be awarded to business concerns that meet the qualifications set forth in paragraph (1) or (2) in this definition of “Section 3 business concern”.
BIDS SHALL BE DELIVERED TO THE MAYOR’S OFFICE, SECOND FLOOR, CITY HALL BUILDING, 140 LAMEUSE STREET, BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI, 39530, OR ELECTRONICALLY SUBMITTED AT WWW.BILOXIPLANS.COM
Bids shall be in letter form with the envelope or electronic attachment and bid marked plainly (EAST BILOXI CONSTRUCTION OF EAST-WEST NEIGHBORHOOD ACCESS ROAD PROJECT PHASE II AND CDBG PROJECT NUMBER: CD020 and shall be addressed to the Mayor’s Office, P.O. Box 429, Biloxi, Mississippi 39533. In addition, the envelope or electronic attachment shall list the Company Name and Address, and all applicable state and local license numbers.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informality in the proposal accepted. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 60 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.
The City of Biloxi is an equal opportunity employer.
All questions shall be in writing and directed via email to email@example.com The question period will end 7 calendar days prior to the bid opening date.
Published by order of the Municipal Clerk, this the 10th of October, 2023.
Publish Twice: October 14, 2023 & October 21, 2023