WHEREAS, The National Historical Commission of the Philippines Bids and Awards Committee (NHCP-BAC) invited qualified companies to bid for Museum Maintenance and Restoration of the Museum of Philippine Economic History (MPEH), with a total Approved Budget Cost (ABC) of Two Million Eighty One Thousand One Hundred Eighty Six and 33/100 Pesos only (₱ 2,081,186.33) through its advertisements on PhilGEPS, a newspaper of general circulation, and via notices posted at the NHCP premises and at the NHCP website on 12-19 August 2021;
WHEREAS, two (2) companies, namely J.S. Lim Construction & Trading and Micro-Asia Builders Corporation have signified their interest to participate in the bidding and submitted their technical and financial proposals accordingly;
WHEREAS, the submitted sealed bids were opened on 1 September 2021, 9:00 AM, at the NHCP Central Office in Manila, with representatives from each company observing the proceedings via online videoconferencing;
WHEREAS, upon the opening of their submitted bids by the NHCP-BAC, the two bidders, all of which were determined as compliant with all criteria for post-qualification, have submitted the following bid prices:
- S. Lim Construction & Trading ₱ 1,762,606.57 (discounted from ₱ 2,073,654.79)
- Micro-Asia Builders Corporation ₱ 1,858,548.91
WHEREAS, after evaluation and post qualification, the company with the lowest bid price, J.S. Lim Construction & Trading has inconsistencies and error in their arithmetical computation on the bill of quantities submitted.
WHEREAS, upon BAC Technical Member arithmetical computation of the submitted financial document of J.S. Lim Construction & Trading, the following results are as follows:
|Total amount of Bid as Read||Total Amount Calculated|
|₱ 1,762,606.57||₱ 1,757,081.57|
WHEREAS, after evaluation and post qualification, J.S. Lim Construction & Trading submitted the Lowest Calculated Responsive Bid with an actual amount of One Million Seven Hundred Fifty Seven Thousand Eighty One and 57/100 pesos only (₱ 1,757,081.57).
NOW THEREFORE, upon unanimous decision and approval of the NHCP-BAC during its 8 September 2021 deliberation, be it
RESOLVED, AS IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, that the project contract for the Museum Maintenance and Restoration of the Museum of Philippine Economic History (MPEH), be awarded to J.S. Lim Construction & Trading with the amount of One Million Seven Hundred Fifty Seven Thousand Eighty One and 57/100 pesos only (₱ 1,757,081.57).
Approved this 8 September 2021:
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