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Marty Stuart Congress of Country Music-Ellis Theater Renovations

This project consists of selective demolition and extensive renovation of three existing buildings to be combined in to one (approximately 15,000 sqft) to serve as the Marty Stuart’s Congress of County Music Ellis Theater. Project includes new walls, ceiling, flooring, stage work, lighting, HVAC, fire suppression system, stairs, elevator, theater seating, exterior site work, windows, masonry, plumbing and electrical. The Ellis Theater was originally constructed in the early 1920s.
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Contact:   Caleb Page
PreBid Date:   08/31/2021 10:00 AM CST
PreBid Info:   Meeting held at project site.

Company:   WG Yates & Son Construction - Philadelphia
Bid Date:   09/09/2021 02:00 PM CST
Bid Info:  

Project Location: Philadelphia, MS

Public Notes:
Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received by the Marty Stuart Congress of Country
Music, Inc. until 2:00 p.m. CST, Thursday, September 9, 2021 for the Project shown below. The
location of receipt of bids will be the Neshoba County Board of Supervisors Board Room at 401
E. Beacon Street, Suite 201 Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350.

Plans and Specifications Entitled:
    Marty Stuart Congress of Country Music - Ellis Theater Renovations
    311 Byrd Avenue
    Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350

Bid Package Include:
    Demolition Package
    General Trades Package
    Demolition/General Trades Combination Package
    Mechanical and Plumbing Package
    Fire Protection Package
    Electrical Package

The Bid Package contract will be issued between the Owner and the successful Contractor.
This package shall include all bonds and taxes as required by the contract documents and the
State of Mississippi.

Proposals shall be submitted on form furnished and sealed and deposited with the Marty Stuart
Congress of Country Music, Inc. prior to the hour and date above designated. Bids must be
accompanied by bid bond or certified check for at least five percent (5%) of the base bid
payable to the Marty Stuart Congress of Country Music, Inc. as bid security. No bid may be
withdrawn for 45 days after the actual date of the bid opening.

All bids must comply with applicable laws of the State of Mississippi and shall include the
Contractor’s Certificate of Responsibility Number, which must be displayed on outside of the
sealed envelope. A performance and payment bond for one hundred percent (100%) of the
contract sum will be required of the successful bidder.
Bid preparation shall be in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders bound in the project
manual. The Owner reserves the right to waive any and all informalities or to reject any or all
bids submitted

A pre bid meeting will be held at the project site on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 10:00 AM CST.

Electronic bids can be submitted at For any questions relating to the
electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.

Marty Stuart Congress for County Music, Inc.
256 West Beacon Street
Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350

Nick Dryden
Dryden Architecture + Design, PLLC
2520 White Avenue
Nashville, TN 37204

Yates Engineering Corporation
One Gully Avenue
Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350
Telephone: 601-656-5411

Construction Manager
W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company
One Gully Avenue
Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350
Telephone: 601-656-5411

Dates of Advertisement:

August 11, 2021
August 18, 2021

Job Purchase Information:
A printed bid set is $250.00 plus $25.00 shipping and applicable sales tax.

An electronic downloadable set is $50.00 plus applicable sales tax.

To place an order click on "PLACE ORDER" at the upper right of this page.

Payment can be made by either:
1.Credit Card
2.Check made payable to Jackson Blueprint and mail check to: 699 Monroe St. Jackson, MS 39202. No orders will be printed until the check is received.
3.Cash - pick up orders only
4.Established Jackson Blueprint Account

Purchase of entire printed bid set includes all plans and specifications, including any addendas released at time of order. Planholders will be notified by email when future addendums are issued and it will be the responsibility of each bid set holder to either download the addenda from the website, or contact Jackson Blueprint to place an order for a printed copy of the addenda. Shipping, if required, is added to any order based on method selected. Out-of-State orders will not be charged sales tax. In-state orders will be charged 8.0% sales tax.

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