Jul 13
Bid ended

0004.19.003 Amherst Drive Drainage Improvements

Ocean Springs, MS (G-NR-E)


Bidding Closed

Bid Date7/13/20 12:00 pm

Company & Contacts

Machado | Patano, PLLC

Cindy Steen   228-769-3121

NOTICE is hereby given that the Jackson County Board of Supervisors will receive written sealed or electronic bids
until the hour of 12:00 p.m. CT on July 13, 2020, and then said bids will be opened and read aloud at 1:00 pm on July 13, 2020, in the Board of Supervisors room, located at 2915 Canty Street, Pascagoula, Mississippi 39567, Envelopes containing the bids must be sealed, addressed to JOSH ELDRIDGE, clerk of the board, 2915 Canty St. Suite R, Pascagoula, MS 39567 and designated as Bid for the following described, to wit:

Amherst Drive Drainage Improvements

The project consists of drainage improvements of installing 9 concrete drain inlets +/- 781 LF of HDPE to fill an existing ditch to help prevent erosion.

The total Contract Time will be 120 consecutive calendar days and the liquidated damages will be $250 per consecutive calendar day thereafter.

The Jackson County Board of Supervisors hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority business enterprises/woman business enterprises will be afforded 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.

Contractors have the option of submitting their bids sealed in an envelope or electronically through www.jacksoncoplans.com. When submitting an electronic bid, the bid must be submitted in “pdf” format and shall contain the same information and forms as required for the paper bids. Electronic bids must be secured with a bid bond. When submitting a bid electronically, the authorized signature shall be an electronic signature or handwritten in blue-ink. In the event that an electronically submitted bid has a corrupted attachment, the bid will be considered null and void. When bids are submitted electronically, the requirement for including a certificate of responsibility, or a statement that the bid enclosed does not exceed Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00) 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.

For an electronic bid, documents can be viewed or downloaded from www.jacksoncoplans.com. Contractors will be required to register FREE with Plan House Printing at www.jacksoncoplans.com to submit an electronic bid. For any questions relating to the electronic submittal, please call Plan House Printing at 662-407-0193.

For sealed bids, a certified check or bank draft payable to the order of Jackson County Board of Supervisors, negotiable U.S. Government bonds (at par value), or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the bidder and an acceptable surety, must be submitted in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid.

All bids submitted in excess of $50,000 by a prime or subcontractor to do any erection, building, construction, repair, maintenance or related work, must comply with Section 31-3-21, Mississippi Code of 1972, by having a current Certificate of Responsibility from the State Board of Public Contractors. The current Certificate of Responsibility Number shall be indicated on the exterior of the sealed bid envelope before it can be opened.

Resident contractors shall, in accordance with laws of the State of Mississippi, be granted preference over non-residents in the award of the contract in the same manner and to the same extent as provided by the laws of the state of domicile of the non-resident. A non-resident contractor shall attach to his

proposal a copy of this resident state’s current law pertaining to such state’s treatment of non-resident contractors. Any bid submitted by a nonresident contractor which does not include the nonresident contractor’s current state law shall be rejected and not considered for award.


Award will be made to the lowest and best bidder and the Jackson County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Bids may be held for a period not to exceed sixty (60) days from the date of the opening of bids for the purpose of reviewing the bids and investigating the qualifications of Bidders, prior to awarding of the Contract.


Josh Eldridge, Chancery Clerk
Board of Supervisors
P.O. Box 998 Pascagoula, MS 39568

June 21, 2020, and June 28, 2020, in the Mississippi Press