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Notice is hereby given that sealed hard copy bids or electronic bids will be received for the project named below until 2:00 PM on Thursday, July 11, 2024. Bids may be submitted directly to the location listed below or electronically through the Electronic Bidding System as listed below: 

A Pre-Bid Conference shall be conducted at the project site at 375 Industrial Road, Philadelphia, MS 39350 on Wednesday, July 3, 2024, at 11:00a.m. Bidders are encouraged to attend.

Location for Receipt of Sealed Hard Copy Bids:


Office of Economic Development TechParc Building A

375 Industrial Road

Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350


Location for Receipt of Electronic Bids:

Access the following website and log in: www.durrelldesigngroupplans.com. Access the Public Bids link, access the Project link, and access the Submit Bid tab.


Plans and Specifications Entitled:

Workforce Training Center

EDA Award Number: 04-79-07789 Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Choctaw, Mississippi


May be inspected at the office of the Architect named below, or may be obtained from the Architect as set out below:

Qualified Prime (General) Contractors, Subcontractors, and Material Suppliers are required to register and order bid documents at www.durrelldesigngroupplans.com.


Bid documents are available as paper prints or as digital copies on CD. Cost of CD (.pdf Format) and/or the cost of paper prints will be listed on the www.durrelldesigngroupplans.com website. Bid documents are non-refundable and must be purchased through the website.


Questions regarding Planhouse Printing and www.durrelldesigngroupplans.com should be handled directly with Planhouse at (662) 407-0193.


All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. Partial sets will not be issued.

Proposals submitted in hard copy shall be submitted in duplicate only upon the blank proposal forms provided with the specifications and must be accompanied by Proposal Security in the form of Certified Check or acceptable Bid Bond in the amount equal to at least five percent


(5%) of the Base Bid. Proposals submitted electronically shall be completed on the blank proposal form provided with the specifications and uploaded in .PDF format as directed by the Electronic Bidding System. Proposal Security shall also be uploaded in .PDF format to accompany bids submitted electronically. If an electronic bid is submitted, an original hard copy of all Proposal Documents, including Proposal Security, shall be provided to the Architect within three (3) business days after bid receipt, if requested. In either case, such security to be forfeited as liquidated damages, not penalty, by any bidder who fails to carry out the terms of the proposal, execute contract and post-Performance Bond in the form and amount within the time specified. The Bid Bond, if used, shall be payable to the Owner.


Bids on the Project must be received on or before the period scheduled for the Project and no bid withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for the Project for a period of sixty (60) days.


All bids submitted in excess of $50,000.00 by a Prime or Subcontractor to do any erection, building, construction, repair, maintenance, or related work must comply with the Mississippi Contractors Act of 1985, by securing a Certificate of Responsibility from the State Board of Contractors. Each bid, exceeding $5,000.00, must be accompanied by the Bidder’s certified check or a bid bond, duly executed by the Bidder as principal and having surety thereon, a surety company approved by the Owner and signed by an agent, regularly commissioned, and licensed to transact business in Mississippi, in the amount of five percent of the bid. All bid bonds must be accompanied by the appropriate Power of Attorney. No Power of Attorney is necessary with a certified check.


This project will be partially funded with Federal funds from the United States Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration and therefore is subject to the Federal laws and regulations associated with that program.”


The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids on any or all projects and to waive informalities.




Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians 101 Industrial Road

Choctaw, MS 39350




Durrell Design Group

500G E. Woodrow Wilson Avenue Jackson, MS 39216

PH: (601) 708-4788



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