Notice is hereby given that the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) is soliciting bids from organizations licensed to do business in the State of Mississippi to assist MDEQ with vegetative management services, on an as needed basis, related to natural resource restoration projects implemented on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, which is necessitated by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon (DWH) Oil Spill.

To obtain a downloadable copy of the Invitation for Bids (IFB), please complete the form below, email Melanie Green at procurement@mdeq.ms.gov, or call 601.961.5270. IFB may also be examined at the following locations: MDEQ, 515 East Amite St., Jackson, MS 39201, or Covington Civil and Environmental, LLC, 2300 14th St., Gulfport, MS 39501.

A Pre-Submittal Meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m., September 15, 2023 online utilizing GoTo Meeting and can be accessed at here, or by phone at +1 (571) 317-3112: Access Code: 210-385-325. The purpose of the pre-submittal conference is to allow potential offerors an opportunity to present questions to staff and obtain clarification of the procurement requirements.  Minutes of the conference will be published.

Bids will be received until 3:00 p.m. CST, October 2, 2023 at the MDEQ office located at 515 East Amite St., Jackson, MS 39201 or electronically via MAGIC (RFX# 3160006090). All bids received after this deadline will be returned unopened. Bids will be publicly opened at 3:15 p.m. on October 2, 2023 online utilizing GoTo Meeting and can be accessed here, or by phone at +1 (571) 317-3122; Access Code: 833-618-781.

MDEQ reserves the right to reject any and/or all packages and waive any minor informality.