Bids

REVISED: ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

The Marion County, Mississippi, Board of Supervisors will receive bid proposals for the purchase of CRS-2 oil for a 6,000 gallon emulsion tank in the following manner, to wit:

Unpriced bid proposals will be accepted until 11:00 A.M., on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at the office of the Marion County Board of Supervisors, 215 Broad Street, Columbia, Mississippi 39429, or by electronic bid submission. Submitted proposals will be evaluated and vendors submitting acceptable offers will be invited to submit priced bids.  Electronic bids and/or reserve 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.

Bidders may submit a bid for a flat rate per gallon of said oil, or, in the alternative, a bid may be offered based on an established price index.  The winning bidder agrees to supply the oil for the stated price for a period beginning August 6, 2020, and ending January 31, 2021.

Bidding will be held by electronic reverse auction on Thursday, August 6, 2020, starting at 10:00 a.m. and ending at 11:00 a.m. at www.centralbidding.com.  Alternatively, written bids shall be sealed and clearly labeled on the outside of the bid envelope “CRS-2 oil for emulsion tank” and delivered to the office of the Marion County Board of Supervisors at the above address before 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 6, 2020.  Electronic bids and/or reserve auction bids can be submitted by the same deadline at www.centralbidding.com.  For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at (225) 810-4814.

The Board of Supervisors of Marion County, Mississippi, reserves the right to utilize “anti-sniping” for reverse auctions.  Anti-sniping is a tool that automatically extends the bid time for a reverse auction by fifteen (15) minutes if a vendor places a bid in the final five (5) minutes of the reverse auction.  The anti-sniping effect will auto-extend the reverse auction bid time any time a bid is placed in the last five (5) minutes of the reverse auction and can auto-extend the reverse auction multiple times until the bidding on the reverse auction ends.

The Board of Supervisors of Marion County, Mississippi, reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities.

                        This the 1st day of June, A. D., 2020.

                                                                                    /S/ Elisha P. Moree

                                                                                       Elisha P. Moree, Chancery Clerk

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ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

The Marion County, Mississippi, Board of Supervisors will receive un-priced bid proposals for one used tractor and bush hog, in the following manner, to wit:

Unpriced bid propsals will be accepted until 10:00 A.M., on Monday, August 3, 2020, at the office of the Marion County Board of Supervisors, 215 Broad Street, Columbia, Mississippi 39429, or by electronic bid submission.  In the event that the location of the used tractor and bush hog is outside of a 100 mile radius of Columbia, Mississippi, the proposed bidder may be required to transport, at its own cost, the said equipment to Columbia, Mississippi, for inspection by Marion County, Mississippi, prior to August 4, 2020.  Submitted proposals will be evaluated and vendors submitting acceptable offers will be invited to submit priced bids.  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 equipment offered shall be according to minimum specifications therefor in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Marion County, Mississippi.  Specifications are also available through Central Bidding at www.centralbidding.com.

Bidding will be held by electronic reverse auction on August 5, 2020, starting at 10:00 A.M. and ending at 11:00 A.M. at www.centralbidding.com.  Alternatively, electronic bids and/or reverse auction bids can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com.  In addition, written bids shall be sealed and clearly labeled on the outside of the bid envelope "Tractor and Bush Hog - District No. 2" and delivered to the office of the Marion County Board of Supervisors at the above address.

The Board of Supervisors of Marion County, Mississippi, reserves the right to utilize "antisniping" for reverse auctions.  Anti-sniping is a tool that automatically extends the bid time for a reverse auction by fifteen (15) minutes if a vendor places a bid in the final five (5) minutes of the reverse auction.  The anti-sniping effect will auto-extend the reverse auction bid time any time a bid is placed in the last five (5) minutes of the reverse auction and can auto-extend the reverse auction multiple times until the bidding on the reverse auction ends.

The Board of Supervisors of Marion County, Mississippi, reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities.

This the 6th day of July, A.D., 2020

/s/ Elisha P. Moree, Chancery Clerk