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15284.000.001 Columbus-Lowndes County Airport Fuel Farm Tank Replacement Re-Bid

Columbus, MS (T-NR-E)


Accepting Bids

Prebid Date3/24/20 10:00 am

Bid Date3/31/20 10:00 am

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Columbus

Zach Foster   662-328-4547



Proposals for the Fuel Farm Tank Replacement project will be received by the City of Columbus, Mississippi at the Columbus-Lowndes County Airport (368 Fabritek Drive) until 10:00 a.m. (Central Time) on the 31st day of March 2020, at which time and place they will be publicly opened and read aloud. Proposals received after this time will not be accepted and will be returned unopened.

The work is generally described as follows: Removal and replacement of two 10,000-gallon fuel storage tanks at the existing fuel farm at the Columbus-Lowndes County Airport, including but not limited to retrofitting the existing Av-Gas and Jet-A piping.

The Contract time is 30 consecutive calendar days for the Base Bid. No additional Contract time will be awarded for Additive Alternates. Liquidated damages in the amount of $500 will be assessed for each consecutive calendar day thereafter.

A pre-bid conference is planned for this project on March 24, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. in the Airport Conference Room at the Columbus-Lowndes County Airport, 368 Fabritek Drive, Columbus, MS 39702. It is strongly recommended that prospective bidders attend the pre-bid conference.

Any questions that bidders might have should be directed to Neel-Schaffer, Inc., P.O. Box 2100, Columbus, MS, 39704, 662-328-4547 (phone), 662-328-8552 (fax) to the attention of Zach Foster.
All proposals that are mailed shall be sent to the City of Columbus at the address below:
Columbus – Lowndes County Airport
368 Fabritek Drive
Columbus, MS 39702

Bidders must be qualified under Mississippi Law and show a current Certificate of Responsibility issued by the Mississippi Board of Public Contractors establishing classification as to the value and type of construction work on which he is authorized to bid. Contractors must be qualified under Mississippi Law and be registered with the State of Mississippi and as a licensed general contractor capable of performing the required work.

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.

The Contract Documents (drawings, specifications, proposal forms, general conditions, etc.) may be examined at the following locations:

Office of Aeronautics, Mississippi Department of Transportation, 401 North West Street, Jackson, Mississippi 39201

Neel-Schaffer, Inc., 2310 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Columbus, MS 39705

Bid documents are being made available via original paper copy. Plan holders are required to register for an account at 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. Electronic bids shall be submitted through Please contact Plan House Printing at (662) 407-0193 with questions regarding website registration, electronic bidding, and online orders.

Bidder’s attention is invited to the Instructions to Bidders relative to pre-award, equal employment opportunity requirements, and non-segregated facilities.

Bids must be submitted on the standard form of bid proposal and must include a Bid Bond in the amount of 5% of the Bid. The successful bidder will be required to execute the standard form of Contract and Agreement, together with a 100% Performance Bond and a 100% Payment Bond, within 10 days after formal award of the contract.

The bidder shall guarantee to hold his bid good and may not withdraw his bid for a period of 90 calendar days after the scheduled closing time for receiving bids.

The award, if made, will be made to the party submitting the bid deemed most favorable to the City of Columbus at the time the conditions are stipulated. The City of Columbus reserves the right to reject any and all bids for any reason and to waive any informalities or irregularities in the bids received.

BY: /s/ Robert E. Smith, Sr.
FOR: City of Columbus, MS ADVERTISING DATES: February 27, 2020
March 5, 2020

BID OPENING: March 31, 2020