Jul 24
Bids in
12 days


Columbus, MS (T-NR-E)


Accepting Bids

Prebid Date7/10/24 10:00am

Bid Date7/24/24 10:00am

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Starkville
John Cunningham  

Sealed bids will be received by the Columbus Light and Water Department, Columbus, Mississippi on the second floor conference room at the Columbus Light and Water Department, 420 4th Avenue South, Columbus, MS 39703, until 10:00 a.m. Local Time, on Wednesday, July 24, 2024, for supplying all labor and materials (as specified) necessary for the Part A – 22nd St. South Lift Station Renovation, Project 2 – Piping and Electrical Systems Replacement.

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/or the drawings referred to therein.

CERTIFICATE OF RESPONSIBILITY: Each contractor submitting a bid in excess of $50,000.00 must show on his bid and on the face of the envelope (or the first page of an electronic bid submittal) containing the bid, his Certificate of Responsibility Number, as required by Section 31-3-21 and 21-3-15, Mississippi Code of 1972. If the bid does not exceed $50,000.00, a notation so stating must appear on the face of the envelope (or the first page of an electronic bid submittal).

EVIDENCE: No bid will be opened, considered or accepted unless the above information is given as specified.

Sealed envelope proposals shall be deposited with the Columbus Light and Water Department prior to the hour and date herein before designated. Electronic bids shall be accepted, if received prior to the bid date and time.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within ninety (90) days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Columbus Light and Water is committed to providing opportunities for minority and women-owned businesses (MWBEs). The award of this contract will be contingent upon the Bidder satisfying the CLW goal of 25% minority business participation. Qualified MWBEs will be considered in the Bidder’s Proposal with evidence provided. All Bidders are encouraged to respond. 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 Golden Rule is followed, state law requires a non-resident bidder to attach to his bid, a copy of his/her 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 (5%) of $50,000.00, payable to the Columbus Light and Water Department, as bid security. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a Payment Bond and Performance Bond each in the amount of $50,000.00, or as otherwise stipulated in the bidder’s proposal.

Bid documents are being made available via original paper copy. Plan holders are required to register for an account at www.neel-schafferplans.com to view and order Bid Documents. 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. For questions regarding website registration and online orders, please contact Plan House Printing at (662) 407-0193.

The Columbus Light and Water Department 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., P. O. Box 2100, (2310 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive), Columbus, Mississippi, 39704, (39705) Phone No. (662)328-4460, Fax No. (662)328-8552.

The Columbus Light and Water Department reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities therein.

BY: /s/ Angela C. Verdell
Angela C. Verdell, PhD, General Manager
Columbus Light and Water Department

June 4, 2024
June 11, 2024