Apr 13
Bid ended

17433 City of Hattiesburg – Tatum Park #16 & #18 Common Area #13066

City of Hattiesburg, MS (H-NR-E)


Bidding Closed

Bid Date4/13/23 10:00am

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Hattiesburg
Austin Lovitt (austin.lovitt@neel-schaffer.com)  

Engineer's Estimate: $2.6M - $2.8M

Sealed bids will be received by the City of Hattiesburg, at the City Clerk’s office, Mississippi, hereafter

referred to as Owner, located at 200 Forrest Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 39401, until 10:00 A.M., Local

Time, Thursday, April 13, 2023 for supplying all labor, equipment, and materials (as specified) necessary for

the construction of the above referenced project. Work consists of constructing artificial turf (Field 16) and

natural turf (Field 18) fields at Tatum Park. Work includes fencing, irrigation, and drainage improvements.

When bids are submitted electronically, the same requirements for submitting sealed bids shall apply.

Electronic bids shall be submitted online at www.hattiesburgmsbids.com and shall include a document

representing the cover of the envelope containing the aforementioned criteria.

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 labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications

and the drawings referred to therein.

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 Owner prior to the hour and date

hereinbefore designated. No bidder may withdraw his bid within 90 days after the actual date of the opening


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 is 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 Owner, as bid security. Bidders shall also submit a current financial statement, if

requested, by the Owner. 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. All interested bidders are required to log-in

or register for an account at www.hattiesburgmsbids.com OR 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.

"Mississippi Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction, 2017 Edition" as referred to herein,

may be purchased from the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

The Owner hereby notifies all Bidders that it will affirmatively insure that in any contract entered into

pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged and women's 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., 704 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401; Phone No. (601) 545-

1565, Email: austin.lovitt@neel-schaffer.com. Austin Lovitt, ASLA – Project Manager.

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


City Clerk

City of Hattiesburg, Mississippi


March 12, 2023

March 19, 2023