May 2
Bid ended

24-08 Child Nutrition Commodity Freezer #15401

Rankin Co., MS (H-NR-E)


Bidding Closed

Prebid Date4/16/24 2:00pm

Bid Date5/2/24 2:00pm

Company & Contacts

Rankin County School District
Sam Lemonis  
(601) 825-5590

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids will be received for the project named below by the Rankin County School District until 2:00 P.M. on May 2, 2024, and then publicly opened and read aloud. Electronic bids may be submitted through the website Electronic bids are not required by the RCSD but offered as another means to submit a bid. Single stipulated sum bids will be received for all work required by the contract documents in accordance with the Instructions to Bidders.

Location for Receipt of Bids:
Rankin County School District
1220 Apple Park Place
Brandon, Mississippi 39042

Contract Documents consisting of Plans and Specifications Entitled:
Rankin County School District Child Nutrition Commodity Freezer
Rankin County School District
Bid Number: 24-08

Bid documents are being made available via original paper copy or digital CD. Plan holders are required to register and order bid documents at Bid documents are non-refundable and must be purchased through the website. All plan holders are required to have a valid email address for registration. Questions regarding website registration and online orders please contact Plan House at (662) 407-0193.

No partial set of Documents will be issued.

Proposals must be delivered in a sealed envelope marked plainly on the outside of the envelope with the following: Rankin County School District Child Nutrition Commodity Freezer, Bid Number 24-08, to the attention of Sam Lemonis, Director of Purchasing, Rankin County School District, 1220 Apple Park Place, Brandon, Mississippi 39042. In addition, the envelope(s) shall list the bidder’s Company Name, Company Address and all applicable state and local license and registration numbers of the bidder. Envelopes not so marked are submitted entirely at the risk of the bidder, as the Owner and Architect assume no responsibility for the premature opening of any bid envelope by any employee of the Owner or Architect.

A Pre-Bid conference will be held at the Rankin County Child Nutrition Office, 127 B Pleasant St., Brandon, MS 39042 at 2:00 P.M., on April 16, 2024.

Proposals 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; such security to be forfeited as liquidated damages, not penalty, by any bidder who fails to carry out the terms of the proposal, execute a contract and post Performance and Payment Bonds in the form and amount within the time specified. The Bid Bond, if used, shall be payable to the Owner.

Bid proposals must be received on or before the scheduled time for opening of bids and no bid may be withdrawn after the declared closing time for the receipt of bids for a period of thirty (30) days.

All bids submitted in excess of $50,000 by a Prime or Subcontractor to do any erection, building, construction, repair, maintenance, or related work must be in compliance with and subject to Sections 31-3-15 and 31-3-21 of the Mississippi Code of 1972 as annotated and amended, and in all case law pertaining thereto.

The Owner reserves the right to waive any irregularities, the right to reject any and all bids and the option to postpone action and final decision for a period of up to thirty (30) days.

BY:______________________________________________________ Scott Rimes, Ph.D., Superintendent

OWNER: Rankin County School District 1220 Apple Park Place Brandon, Mississippi 39042
ARCHITECT: JH&H Architects, Planners, Interiors PA 1047 Flowood Drive, Flowood, Mississippi 39232-9533

Phone: (601) 948-4601 Fax: (601) 352-6200 email:

DATES OF PUBLICATION: April 3, 2024 April 10, 2024