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RFP for O & M Contract Services

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

The Harrison County Utility Authority (HCUA) invites written proposals from qualified firms interested in providing operation and maintenance services for the HCUA’s wastewater facilities.  The proposal will include the Wastewater treatment plants, pump stations, and sewer collection lines/ interceptors.  The selected contractor will also provide 811 call locate services, including administration and documentation, for all HCUA facilities.

The HCUA will contract with a firm experienced in the operation of wastewater facilities with at least (5) years’ experience in operating two (2) or more independent wastewater facilities, at least one (1) of which during such time had a capacity of not less than two (2) million gallons per day average daily flow and which facility was operated for a period of not less than twelve (12) consecutive months, or (ii) employ a consulting engineer or an engineering firm of corporation having a wide and favorable reputation for skill and experience in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities, to provide operation and maintenance services for HCUA’s wastewater facilities, provided that the selected proposer shall not adversely affect the rating of any bonds of the authority by a nationally recognized rating agency.

All proposals must be submitted in accordance with the Request for Proposals.  Written proposals will be accepted until 10:00 A.M., July 24, 2019, at the HCUA's administrative office, located at 10271 Express Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503.

 

The Request for Proposals may be examined at the Harrison County Utility Authority office at 10271 Express Drive, Gulfport, Mississippi 39505. The bidding documents may also be examined and/or obtained from HCUA’s electronic bidding service provider, Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com.  Any questions regarding the electronic bidding service should be directed to Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.  Any other questions should be directed to Candice Sardin by email csardin@hcua-ms.us or by phone (228-868-8752).

A pre-proposal meeting will be conducted at the HCUA administrative office on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 9:00 A.M.  All interested proposers are encouraged to attend.

Opportunities for site visits will be scheduled by the HCUA’s staff, beginning July 1, 2019.  The site visits will consist of wastewater treatment facilities only.  Any facilities not visited on July 1 will be visited on July 2 - 3, 2019, if required.  Transportation will be the responsibility of the proposers.

One electronic copy (CD/Thumb drive with the same format and content as the original hard copy) and ten (10) hard copies of submitted proposals will be required and must be submitted in a sealed package clearly marked as follows:

 

Operation and Maintenance Proposal

For

Harrison County Utility Authority

The HCUA reserves the right to negotiate with the proposal(s) deemed in the best interest of the HCUA. The HCUA further reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals and to waive any informalities deemed to be in the best interest of the authority.

 

Donald E. Scharr, P.E. Executive Director

Sunkist Pump Station Rehabilitation 2019

HARRISON COUNTY UTILITY AUTHORITY

Sunkist Pump Station Rehabilitation 2019

 

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

 

Sealed Bids for the rehabilitation of the Sunkist Pump Station will be received by the Harrison County Utility Authority at 10271 Express Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503 until 2:00 P.M., local time on July 1, 2019, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read.  The Project consist of station by-pass pumping, repairing the wet well interior, installing a new liner, mechanical repairs, drainage improvements, and a new auxiliary power generator, along with associated work.

 

Bids will be received from a single prime Contractor.  Bids shall be on a lump sum basis, with additive, alternate bid items, if applicable, as indicated on the Bid Form.

 

Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents online at www.hcua-msbids.com and at the Harrison County Utility Authority office at 10271 Express Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503. The bid documents may be obtained through the website.  Any questions regarding the electronic bidding service should be directed to Planhouse Bidding Group at 662-407-0193, all other questions should be sent by email to Candice Sardin at csardin@hcua-ms.us. 

 

The date the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents.  Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office.  The Owner  will not be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

 

A pre-bid meeting will be held at 10:00 A.M., local time on June 17, 2019, at the Harrison County Utility Authority, 10271 Express Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503.  Attendance is highly encouraged, but not mandatory. 

 

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instruction to Bidders.

 

For bids exceeding $50.000.00, Bidder must indicate their Certificate of Responsibility Number on the outside of the sealed envelope as required by Mississippi Law.  Effective July 1, 2010; Per MS Code 31-3-21(3); any bid submitted by a nonresident contractor which does not include their state’s law pertaining to such state’s treatment of nonresident contractors, shall be rejected and not considered for award.  If no such law exists in the nonresident contractor’s state, then the nonresident contractor may provide a statement to that effect.

 

No bidder may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the bid opening.

 

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or reject any or all bids.

 

Published by the order of the Harrison County Utility Authority, this 16th day of May, 2019.

 

Publish Dates:

 

June 3, 2019 and June 10, 2019

West Fritz Creek Interceptor Phase II

Harrison County Utility Authority

West Fritz Creek Interceptor Phase II

ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

Sealed Bids for the construction of the West Fritz Creek Interceptor Phase II will be received by the Harrison County Utility Authority at 10271 Express Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503 until 2:00 P.M., local time on June 20, 2019, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consist of constructing approximately 5,200 linear feet of gravity sewer mains (8” to 16”) by open cut methods, 488 linear feet of gravity sewer mains (18”) by horizontal directional drilling methods, 22 manholes, decommissioning and abandonment of one (1) lift station, along with associated work.

Bids will be received from a single prime Contractor. Bids shall be on a unit price basis, with additive alternate bid items, if applicable, as indicated in the Bid Form.

This Issuing Office for the Bidding Documents is Brown, Mitchell & Alexander, Inc., 401 Cowan Road, Suite A, Gulfport, MS 39507, (228) 864-7612. Prospective Bidders may examine the Bidding Documents at the Issuing Office on Monday through Thursday (between the hours of 7:30 A.M. and 5:30 P.M.) and Friday (between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and Noon). Copies of the Bidding Documents may be obtained from the Issuing Office as described below.

Bidding documents are being made available via paper copy or pdf for a charge of $100 (hard copy) or $50 (CD). Plan holders are required to log-in or register for an account at www.bmaprojects.com to view and order Bidding Documents. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. The cost for the bidding documents is non-refundable and must be purchased through the website. For questions regarding website registration and online orders please contact Plan House Printing at (228) 248-0181.

The Harrison County Utility Authority now offers Electronic Bidding. Official bid documents can be downloaded from Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com. Electronic bids and/or reverse auction bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at (225) 810-4814.

The date that the Bidding Documents are transmitted by the Issuing Office will be considered the prospective Bidder’s date of receipt of the Bidding Documents. Partial sets of Bidding Documents will not be available from the Issuing Office. Neither Owner nor Engineer will be responsible for full or partial sets of Bidding Documents, including Addenda, if any, obtained from sources other than the Issuing Office.

A pre-bid conference will be held at 10:00 A.M., local time on June 4, 2019, at the Harrison County Utility Authority, 10271 Express Drive, Gulfport, MS 39503. Attendance at the pre-bid conference is highly encouraged but, is not mandatory.

Bid security shall be furnished in accordance with the Instruction to Bidders.

For bids exceeding $50,000.00, Bidder must indicate his Certificate of Responsibility Number on the outside of sealed proposal as required by Mississippi Law. Effective July 1, 2010; Per MS Code 31-3­21(3); any bid submitted by a nonresident contractor which does not include the nonresident contractor’s current state law pertaining to such state’s treatment of nonresident contractors, shall be rejected and not considered for award. If no such law exists in the non-resident contractor’s state, then the non-resident contractor may provide a statement to that effect.

No bidder may withdraw his bid within sixty (60) days after the actual date of the opening thereof.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any informalities or to reject any or all bids.

Published by order of the Harrison County Utility Authority; this the 16th day of May, 2019.