WHEREAS, The National Historical Commission of the Philippines Bids and Awards Committee (NHCP-BAC) invited qualified companies to bid for the Restoration of Bacon Church Bell Tower, Bacon-Sawanga-Pirieto Diaz Road, Bacon, Sorsogon, through its advertisements on PhilGEPS, a newspaper of general circulation, and via notices posted at the NHCP premises and at the NHCP website on 16-23 February 2021;
WHEREAS, three companies, namely (1) 401 Development & Construction Corporation, (2) Kobe Construction & Trading and (3) Duamon Construction & Supply have signified their interest to participate in the bidding and submitted their technical and financial proposals accordingly;
WHEREAS, upon the opening of their submitted bids by the NHCP-BAC on 11 March 2021, the three bidders, all of which were determined as compliant with all criteria for post-qualification, have submitted the following bid prices:
- 401 Development & Construction Corp. ₱ 5,989,206.19
- Kobe Construction & Trading ₱ 6,223,410.20
- Duamon Construction & Supply ₱ 5,545,137.38 (less 11% from ₱ 6,230,491.44)
WHEREAS, after evaluation and post qualification, the bidder with the lowest bid price, Duamon Construction & Supply failed to put a cost in Item 4.1 of the Bill of Quantities, namely “Repainting of exterior concrete surfaces of the church: Surface Preparation;”
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 32.2.1 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 9184 (Government Procurement Reform Act), bids which fail to provide a numerical value in any of the items stipulated in the Bill of Quantities shall be considered “non-responsive” and subject for disqualification;
WHEREAS, the bidder with the second lowest bid price, namely 401 Development & Construction Corporation, submitted the Lowest Calculated Responsive Bid with the amount of Five Million Nine Hundred Eighty-Nine Thousand, Two Hundred Six pesos and 19/100 (₱5,989,206.19), and is advantageous to the government.
NOW THEREFORE, upon unanimous decision and approval of the NHCP-BAC during its 21 March 2021 deliberation, be it
RESOLVED, AS IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, that the project contract for the Restoration of Bacon Church Bell Tower, Bacon-Sawanga-Pirieto Diaz Road, Bacon, Sorsogon, be awarded to 401 Development & Construction Corporation with the amount of Five Million Nine Hundred Eighty-Nine Thousand, Two Hundred Six pesos and 19/100 (₱5,989,206.19).
Approved this 21 March 2021:
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