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ASH 24001-B Town of Ashland 2024 Water System Improvements Contract "B" - Elevated Water Tank Rehab #15822

Benton County, MS (G-NR-E)


Accepting Bids

Bid Date6/7/24 10:00am

Company & Contacts

Ward Engineering
Mark Ward  

Sealed bids for the construction of the 2024 Water System Improvements – Contract ‘B’ Water Tank Rehabilitation – MCWI Project 233-1-DW-5.15 for the TOWN OF ASHLAND, MS will be received by the Town of Ashland, Mississippi at the Town Municipal Building, 16 Fourth Street, Ashland, MS 38603 (mailing address: P.O. Box 246, Ashland, MS 38603), Attn: Trina Thompson,
until 10:00 a.m., Friday, June 7, 2024 and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud.

The BID SCHEDULE may be examined at the following locations:
A. Mississippi Procurement Technical Assistance Program (MPTAP) Mississippi Development Authority, Minority & Small Business Development Woolfolk Building 501 North West Street, Suite B 01 Jackson, MS 39201.

B. Northeast MS APEX Office 318 7th St. North, Columbus, MS 39703 (662) 329-1077.

Contract Documents, including Drawings and Specifications, can be viewed and/or purchased at Ward Engineering, Inc. plan room at www.wardengplans.com. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. Bid documents are non-refundable and must be purchased through the website. This project is available for electronic bid submittals.  Should a bidder choose to submit a bid electronically in place of a sealed bid, it may be submitted at www.wardengplans.com. Any questions regarding website registration, online plan and document(s) purchase, or electronic bidding, should be directed to Plan House Printing at (662) 407-0193.

The work shall consist of: Repair and repaint a 200,000-gallon elevated storage Tank.

Each bid submitted must be in a sealed envelope addressed to the Town of Ashland, and clearly marked on the outside “Bid for: 2024 WATER SYTEM IMPROVEMENTS, CONTRACT ‘B’ – WATER TANK

REHABILITATION for the TOWN OF ASHLAND”. Any bid in excess of $50,000 must contain on the outside of the envelope the contractor’s current certificate of responsibility number, and no bid shall be opened or considered unless this number appears on the outside of the envelope or unless a statement is included on the outside of the envelope indicating that the bid enclosed does not exceed $50,000.

When bidders choose to submit bids 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. The Bidder is fully responsible for the on-time delivery of bids regardless of bid submittal method chosen.

A satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder or an accepted Surety, a certified check, or bank draft payable to the TOWN OF ASHLAND, MISSISSIPPI, on negotiable U.S. Government Bonds (at par value), shall be submitted with each bid in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total bid.

The Town of Ashland is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and hereby notifies all Bidders will be afforded the full opportunities to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status in consideration for an award.

Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime contractors and are encouraged to make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting opportunities, equipment, material and/or supply needs.

Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in whole or in part by anticipated funds from the ARPA Municipality and County Water Infrastructure Grant (MCWI). Neither the State of Mississippi, the Local Governments and Rural Water Systems Improvements Board, nor any of their employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting or related contracts. This procurement will be subject to all applicable sections of the Mississippi Code of 1972, Annotated, as they apply to local governments, in accordance with MCWI Program Regulations.

Based on the Assistance Listing: Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds and Part 2 of the US Treasury State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds Compliance and Reporting Guidance (v3.0 February 2022) (Compliance Guide), the following Uniform Guidance provisions will be required in all contracts:

Subpart A, Acronyms and Definitions Subpart B, General provisions
Subpart C, Pre-Federal Award Requirements and Contents of Federal Awards (except 2 CFR 200.204, .205, .210, and .213)
Subpart D, Post Federal; Award Requirements (except 2 CFR 200.305(b)(8) & (9), .308, .309, and .320(c)(4))
Subpart E, Cost Principles Subpart F, Audit Requirements
2 CFR Part 25 (Universal Identifier & System for Award Management)
2 CFR Part 170 (Reporting Subaward and Executive Compensation Information)
2 CFR Part 180 (OMB Guidelines to Agencies on Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Non-procurement) CFR 200 Appendix ii

This project is being funded in whole or in part by the AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT MISSISSIPPI MUNICIPALITY & COUNTY WATER INFRASTRUCTURE (ARPA/MCWI) GRANT PROGRAM and is subject to the rules and regulations thereof.

Bids may be held up to 90 days from the date of opening for review of bids and qualifications of bidders prior to Contract award. The TOWN OF ASHLAND, MISSISSIPPI reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any informality in the bidding.

Mitch Carroll, Mayor Town of Ashland

Publish Dates: May 8, 2024 and May 15, 2024