REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS AMI WATER METERS TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTH TERM
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
AMI WATER METERS
TWENTY-FOUR (24) MONTH TERM
The City of Jackson, Mississippi (“City of Jackson”) is soliciting proposals for AMI Water Meters.
Proposals will be received at the Office of the Municipal Clerk or electronically until 3:30 P.M. CT, February 23, 2021, at which time proposal will be publicly opened at the City Hall located at 219 South President Street (City Council Chambers).
Copies of the request for proposals may be obtained from Carla Dazet, Water-Sewer Business Administration, 1000 Metrocenter, Suite 100, Jackson, Mississippi 39209 or through Central Bidding at their website, www.centralbidding.com. A copy of the request for proposals is also available for review through the Office of the Municipal Clerk.
The City of Jackson is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in public contracting. It is the policy of the City of Jackson to promote full and equal business opportunity for all persons doing business with the City. As a pre-condition to selection, each contractor, bidder or offeror shall submit a completed and signed Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Plan, with the bid submission, in accordance with the provision of the City of Jackson’s Equal Business Opportunity (EBO) Executive Order. Failure to comply with the City’s EBO Executive Order shall disqualify a contractor, bidder, or offeror from being awarded an eligible contract. For more information on the City of Jackson’s Equal Business Opportunity Program, please contact the Office of Economic Development at 601-960-1055. Copies of the Executive Order, EBO Plan Applications, and a copy of the program are available at 200 South President Street, Room 223, Hood Building, Jackson, Mississippi.
The City of Jackson is committed to cultivating and ensuring the quality of life of its citizens, through various programs, employment initiatives, and assistance. The City encourages all persons, corporations, and other entities doing business within the City, as well as those who seek to contract with the City on various project or conduct business in the City to assist the City in achieving its goal by strongly considering City residents for employment opportunities.
The City of Jackson hereby notifies all bidders that in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4 that all bidders will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, or disability in consideration for an award.
Sealed, signed proposals must be received no later than 3:30p.m. Central Standard Time, on February 21, 2021, whether submitted electronically or as physical copies. All proposals submitted as physical copies shall be submitted to the attention of:
If by hand delivery:
City of Jackson
Office of the Municipal Clerk
219 South President Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39201
If by mail: City of Jackson
Office of the Municipal Clerk
Post Office Box 17
Jackson, MS 39205-0017
Proposals may also be submitted electronically. An electronic proposal can be submitted at www.centralbidding.com. For any questions relating to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225-810-4814.
A pre-proposal conference will be held on February 16, 2021 at 2:00 pm. The pre-proposal meeting may be held as a virtual meeting or as an in-person meeting, depending upon situation that exists at that time. Details about the pre-proposal meeting will be provided to all entities requesting a copy of the RFP and may also be obtained by contacting Carla Dazet through the contact information provided below.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all proposals. The City also reserves the right to waive any and all informalities with respect to any proposal submitted. Proposal awards will be made to the best proposer based on the evaluation criteria in the request for proposals.
For technical questions about this proposal contact Carla Dazet by telephone at (601) 960-2387 or by email at email@example.com.