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Frances W. Davidson Memorial Center For Homelessness

The work generally consists of interior remediation of existing restrooms and associated spaces to provide handicapped accessibility for clients and exterior improvements to provide an accessible route to front door.



Contact:   Beth Nabors
PreBid Date:   03/12/2024 10:00 AM CST
PreBid Info:   A pre-bid meeting will be held on Tuesday March 12, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. to discuss the Section 3 requirements of the Contract and outline Contractor’s action steps during the bidding process which are necessary to comply with the current CDBG requirements.

Company:   Engineering Plus, Inc.
Bid Date:   03/18/2024 10:00 AM CST
Bid Info:  

Project Location: Meridian, MS

Public Notes:

Sealed bids will be received by the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors, at the Lauderdale County
Government Center located at 612 22nd Avenue South, Meridian, Mississippi, 39301 until 10:00 a.m. on
Monday, March 18, 2024, for supplying all labor and materials as specified and necessary for ADA
Remediation construction of the 2024 Frances W. Davidson Memorial Center for Homelessness (former
Mt. Barton School).
Electronic bids may be submitted at Central Bidding,, For any questions relating
to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
Paper sealed bids shall be addressed and delivered to the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors, at the
time and date noted above.

The work generally consists of interior remediation of existing restrooms and associated spaces to provide
handicapped accessibility for clients and exterior improvements to provide an accessible route to front door.

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 improvements, labor, equipment and materials required by
the specifications and the drawings referred to therein.

Contract time shall be 90 consecutive calendar days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed.
Liquidated damages will be assessed in the amount of $250 for each consecutive calendar day thereafter as
provided in the General and Special Conditions.
expenses and other losses, Contractor, in event of such default shall pay to the Owner.

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 paper BID must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the following information plainly marked on
the outside or face of the envelope: (1) Addressed to: Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors at
Lauderdale County Government Center, 612 22nd Avenue South, Meridian, MS 39301; (2) For: Frances
W. Davidson Memorial Homeless Shelter; (3) Bid of: Name of Person or Firm submitting the BID; (4)
Permanent address of the Bidder, Post Office Box Number or Street address and the City and State of the
BIDDER; (5) Certification: Certificate of Responsibility Number as issued by the Mississippi State
Board of Contractors.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within 30 days after the actual date of the opening thereof. Should there
be reasons why the contract cannot be awarded within the specified period, the time may be extended by
mutual agreement between the Owner and Bidder.

Awarding public contracts to non-resident Bidders will be on the same basis as the non-residents 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 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 Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors, as bid security.

The work to be performed under this contract is subject to the requirements of Section 3 of the
Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended 12 U.S.C. 1701 u (Section 3). CDBG
regulations governing the grant require that, to the greatest extent feasible, opportunities for
contracting, subcontracting, training and employment arising in connection with this CDBG
project will be extended to Section 3 businesses and Section 3 residents.

Minority and women’s business enterprises are solicited to bid on this contract as prime contractors
are encouraged to make inquiries regarding potential subcontracting opportunities, equipment,
material and / or supply needs.

The Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Lauderdale
County Board of Supervisors hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in a
contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement 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, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual preference, marital or veteran status, or
any other legally protected status in consideration for an award.

The Engineer is Richmond L. Alexander, P.E., Engineering Plus, Inc., 1724B 23rd Avenue;
Meridian, MS 39301.

The Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to
waive any informalities or irregularities therein.

By: Kyle Rutledge, President
Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors

Date of Publication:

Job Purchase Information:
Non-Refundable Deposit affords planholder one printed document set which includes a free download of the complete set. Send $100.00 deposit check to Engineering Plus, 1724 B 23RD Avenue, Meridian, MS 39301 and place order for sets through Jackson Blueprint Online Planroom.
Payment must only be made using a Non-Refundable deposit check and cannot be paid for with a credit card.

Documents will be delivered/shipped only upon receipt of check; expedite process by sending an electronic copy of deposit check to Email: Orders will be delivered/shipped within 1-2 business days of deposit receipt.


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