ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Marion County, Mississippi, will receive sealed bids at the office of the Marion County Board of Supervisors, 215 Broad Street, Columbia, Mississippi 39429 until the hour of 10:00 o'clock A.M., Monday, May 7, 2018, for the sale of three (3) equipment notes to be issued by Marion County, Mississippi, in the principal aggregate sum of $19,923.00, which said notes shall mature as follows, to wit:
NOTE NUMBER DENOMINATION MATURITY DATE
1 $6,641.00 November 15,2018
2 $6,641.00 May 15, 2019
3 $6,641.00 November 15, 2019
The aforesaid equipment notes shall be sold to the bidder offering the lowest rate of interest, or whose bid represents the lowest net cost to Marion County, Mississippi; however, the rate of interest shall not exceed that now or hereinafter authorized by Section 75-17-101 of the Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended.
The Board of Supervisors reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities.
ADVERTISEMENT FOR UN-PRICED BID PROPOSALS
The Marion County, Mississippi, Board of Supervisors will receive un-priced bid proposals for three (3) new garbage trucks, together with lease-purchase financing, in the following manner, to wit:
Unpriced bid proposals will be accepted until 10:00 A.M., on Monday, May 14, 2018, 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.
The equipment offered shall be according to 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 Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 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 “Garbage Truck Bid and Lease Purchase Financing” 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 “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.
Bidders planning to use surrogate bidding will need to arrive thirty minutes before the bidding commences.
The Board of Supervisors of Marion County, Mississippi, reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any and all informalities.