Jan 27
Bid ended

Port Maintenance Contract

Biloxi, MS (G-NR-E)


Bidding Closed

Bid Date1/27/21 4:00 pm

Company & Contacts

City of Biloxi

Robert Smith   rsmith@biloxi.ms.us

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 27th day of January 2021, for the following:


Work on which proposals are invited consists of the removal, repair, and/or replacement of existing facilities in the City of Biloxi on an as-needed basis. This advertisement is issued pursuant to Mississippi Code Annotated Section 31-7-13(n). Due to the nature of this type of tract, the exact scope of work is unknown at the time of bidding, but may include, but is not limited to: removal and replacement of timber piles; removal and replacement of concrete prestressed piles; removal and replacement of cast in place concrete; repairs to and/or replacement of timber joists, stringers, decking, handrails, etc. in city owned marinas, harbor and piers.

The City of Biloxi shall be obligated to issue a minimum of one delivery order under the Port Maintenance contract. The contract shall end December 31, 2021 for the basic period. The City of Biloxi, at its sole discretion, may extend the contract time by approving up to five separate option periods of up to six months each.
If exercised, the first option period shall end June 30, 2022;
If exercised, the second option period shall end December 31, 2022;
If exercised, the third shall end June 30, 2023;
If exercised, the fourth shall end December 31, 2023;
And if exercised, the fifth shall not extend beyond June 20, 2024

The schedule of estimated contract items and unit prices shall provide proposals for the basic period. Unit prices shall be adjusted on a yearly basis if option period extension(s) are exercised. Unit prices for the second and fourth option periods, if exercised, may be adjusted by the City by applying the CPI factor to the prices bid for the basic period.

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.

No proposal will be considered unless accompanied by certified check, cashier’s check or bid bond, made payable to the City of Biloxi, in an amount of not less than twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000.00). The guaranty shall be evidence of good faith that, if awarded the contract, the bidder will execute the contract and give contract bond as required by law.

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 $50,000, Certificate of Responsibility classification issued by the Mississippi State Board of Contractors shall be written on the outside of the envelope containing the bids. Bids of less than $50,000 will be marked on the outside that the bid contained within does not exceed $50,000.

Bids, which are for work outside of the classification listed for any bidder, shall be returned unopened.

Bid documents are being made available via paper copy or digital copy (CD). Plan holders are required to register for an account and log-in at www.biloxiplans.com; at this site plans can be viewed for no charge or physically purchased. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. Purchased bid documents are non- refundable and must be purchased through the website. Questions regarding website registration and online orders please contact web support at (662) 407-0193. A view only copy of the plans, specifications, and proposal documents are also available to be viewed at the City of Biloxi Engineering

Department, 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 online or at the City of Biloxi Engineering Department during regular business hours (7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Monday – Friday).
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.

The ability to obtain any insurance required by the contract documents which does not require proof of coverage to be contained in the submitted bid (such as bid bonds), 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.


Bids shall be in letter form with the envelope and bid marked plainly PORT MAINTENANCE CONTRACT and shall be addressed to the Mayor’s Office, P.O. Box 429, Biloxi, Mississippi 39533. In addition, the envelope 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.

Published by order of the Municipal Clerk, this the 17th day of December, 2020.