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15958.000 MGCCC Early Childhood Center, Student Union, & New Residence Hall - Landscape & Irrigation

Perkinston, MS (H-NR)


Accepting Bids

Bid Date1/27/22 2:00pm

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Hattiesburg

Austin Lovitt   601-545-1565

Engineer’s Estimate is $225K – $275K.



The Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, hereafter referred to as Owner, will receive sealed bids for the Early Childhood Education Center, Student Union & New Residence Hall Landscape and Irrigation Improvements project, at the Support Services Facility Conference Room of the Perkinston Campus located at 51 Main Street, Perkinston, Mississippi, until 2:00 P.M., Local Time, Thursday, January 27, 2022 for supplying all labor, equipment, and materials (as specified) necessary for the construction of the above referenced project. All bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud at the above referenced time and location. Work consists of Landscape & Irrigation Improvements to the Early Childhood Development Center, Student Union, and New Residence Hall on the Perkinston Campus. Also included in this project is a retaining wall outside of Mellinger Hall.

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.

Bidder must be qualified under Mississippi Law and show current Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi State Board of Public Contractors establishing his classification as to the value and type of construction on which he is authorized to bid.

Each Bidder shall write his Certificate of Responsibility Number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his proposal.

Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate, sealed and deposited with the Owner prior to the hour and date hereinbefore designated. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

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 so-called Golden Rule is followed state law requires a non-resident bidder is to attach to his bid a copy of his resident state’s current laws pertaining to such state’s treatment of non-resident contractors.

Each Bidder must deposit with his proposal, a Bid Bond or Certified Check in an amount equal to five percent of his bid, payable to the Owner, as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if requested, by the Owner. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment Bond and Performance Bond each in the amount of 100 percent of the contract amount.

Bid documents are being made available via digital copy through Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com or Plan House Printing at www.neel-schafferplans.com. Interested bidders should log-in or register for an account to view and/or order Bid Documents. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. The cost of bid documents is non-refundable and must be purchased through the website (digital only). Bids may be submitted electronically or in hard

copy form. If anyone prefers to submit their bid electronically instead of in a sealed envelope, they can do so through the Central Bidding website only. Questions regarding website registration and online orders are directed to Central Bidding at (225) 810-4814 and/or Plan House Printing at 601-336-6378.

“Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2017 Edition” as referred to herein, may be purchased from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

The Owner 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 Engineer is Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 704 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401; Phone No. (601) 545- 1565, Fax No. (601)-545-2267. Austin Lovitt, ASLA – Project Manager.

The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.

Board of Trustees
Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College


December 23, 2021
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