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					                                 Instructions to Bidders

Bidders are requested to study carefully and conform to these instructions in order that
their proposals be regular, complete, and acceptable.

1.     Basis of Bids -- All bids submitted must be based on the following:

       A.     On the terms of the invitation to bid.

       B.     On the enumerated drawings and specifications.

       C.     On the conditions of the contract form attached to these instructions.

       D.     On the terms of the general conditions.

2.     Form of Bids
       A.      Bids must be executed and submitted on the form of proposal attached to
       these instructions, enclosed in a sealed envelope clearly identified with the name
       of the bidder, his or her address, and the title of the project, and delivered
       to (e.g., owner; architect; engineer) at (street address, city, state, zip code).

       B.      Proposal must be correctly filled out and submitted in duplicate. By
       submitting a bid, bidder understands and agrees that if he or she fails to enter
       into a contract promptly after such bid is accepted, he or she shall be liable to
       owner for any damages owner may suffer as a result of such failure.

       C.    Bidder must return with his or her proposal the plans and specifications
       attached to these instructions.

3.     Rejection of Proposals
       Owner reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, to waive any technical
or formal defect in such proposals, to accept or reject any part of any proposal, to make
one award of each branch heading or on any two or more of the branch headings of the
specifications, and to award the contract to other than the low bidder, according to
owner's own judgment of his or her best interests.

4.     Change
Description: Competitive bidding is used to procure services for all types of construction contracts. A public notice is posted soliciting bids for a particular good or service, and there are guidelines and deadlines for submitting qualifying bids. When drafting instructions to bidders on a construction contract, the following matters should be covered: 1. Name and address of party soliciting bids. 2. Name and address of architect or engineer in charge of project. 3. Description of project: • Location; • Nature of project; and • Scope of project. 4. Terms of contract -- compensation on fixed fee, cost-plus, or other basis. 5. Final date for receipt of bids. 6. Return of any documents sent with invitation. 7. Requirements as to form of bids. • Lump sum. • Itemized bid. • Severable bid. 8. Date for award of contract or rejection of bids. 9. Right to reject all bids.
PARTNER William Glover
I received my B.B.A. from the University of Mississippi in 1973 and my J.D. from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1976. I joined the firm of Wells Marble & Hurst in May 1976 as an Associate and became a Partner in 1979. While at Wells, I supervised all major real estate commercial loan transactions as well as major employment law cases. My practice also involved estate administration and general commercial law. I joined the faculty of Belhaven College, in Jackson, MS, in 1996 as Assistant Professor of Business Administration and College Attorney. While at Belhaven I taught Business Law and Business Ethics in the BBA and MBA programs; Judicial Process and Constitutional Law History for Political Science Department); and Sports Law for the Department of Sports Administration. I am now on the staff of US Legal Forms, Inc., and drafts forms, legal digests, and legal summaries. I am a LTC and was Staff Judge Advocate for the Mississippi State Guard from 2004-2008. I now serve as the Commanding Officer of the 220th MP BN at Camp McCain near Grenada, MS. I served on active duty during Hurricanes Dennis (July, 2005), Katrina (August, 2005) and Gustav in 2008. I played football at the University of Mississippi in 1969-1971 under Coach John Vaught. I am the author of the Sports Law Book (For Coaches and Administrators) and the Sports Law Handbook for Coaches and Administrators (with Legal Forms),