OLD 17251 City of Laurel - KC & Boston Park Splash Pad #12404
Bid Date12/8/22 10:00am
Company & Contacts
Neel-Schaffer | Hattiesburg
Russ Bryan (firstname.lastname@example.org) 601-545-1565
Engineer's Estimate $150,000 - $160,000
DIGITAL OPTION LOCATED UNDER THE “PLANS” TAB
(401 North 5th Avenue) Laurel, Mississippi 39441, until 10:00 a.m., Local Time, Thursday, December 8,
2022, for supplying all labor and materials (as specified) necessary for the Splash Pad Project.
The work generally consists of the following items:
• Construction of two (2) splash pads – one each at KC Park and Boston Park
• Associated earthwork and drainage
• Associated sidewalk and other concrete
• Associated electrical
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 plant, labor, equipment, and materials required by the
specifications and the drawings referred to therein.
Contract time shall be 120 consecutive calendar days from the effective date shown in the Notice to Proceed.
Normal weather conditions are assumed and allowed for in the original contract time. Liquidated damages
will be assessed in the amount of $500 per day for each consecutive calendar day beyond the specified
Special Damages: In addition to the amounts provided for liquidated damages, expenses and other losses,
Contractor, in the event of such default, shall pay to the Owner the actual costs, expenses and other losses
reasonably incurred by 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 Bidder shall write his Certificate of Responsibility
Number on the outside of the sealed envelope containing his proposal.
Proposals shall be submitted in duplicate, sealed and deposited with the city of Laurel, Mississippi prior to the
hour and date hereinbefore designated. Bids may also be submitted online through www.neelschafferplans.
com. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening
Each Bidder must submit with his proposal a separate attachment stating his qualifications to perform the
work. The Statement of Qualifications shall list past projects of similar size and nature, a list of references
with name and telephone number, a list of key personnel who will perform the work, and other information
supporting the bidder's qualifications.
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 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 city of Laurel, Mississippi, as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current
financial statement, if requested, by the city of Laurel, Mississippi. The successful bidder will be required to
furnish a Payment Bond and Performance Bond each in the amount of 100 percent of the contract amount.
Bid documents are being made available via paper copy or pdf. Plan holders are required to log-in or 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. Questions regarding website registration and online orders please contact Plan
House Printing at (601) 336-6378.
The City of Laurel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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 and equipment, material and/or supply needs. The City of Laurel hereby notifies
all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement,
Minority and Woman Owned 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., 328 N. Magnolia Street, Laurel, Mississippi, 39440; Phone No. (601)
649-1840, Fax No. (601) 649-1848.
The city of Laurel reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities or irregularities
Johnny Magee, Mayor
City of Laurel, Mississippi
DATES OF PUBLICATION:
Tuesday, November 8, 2022
Tuesday, November 15, 2022