Dec 8
Bid ended

OLD 17251 City of Laurel - KC & Boston Park Splash Pad #12404

Laurel, MS (H-NR-E)


Bidding Closed

Bid Date12/8/22 10:00am

Company & Contacts

Neel-Schaffer | Hattiesburg
Russ Bryan (  

Engineer's Estimate $150,000 - $160,000


(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

contract time.

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.


Neel-Schaffer, Inc.

South Mississippi

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 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


Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Tuesday, November 15, 2022