WHEREAS, the National Historical Commission of the Philippines Bids and Awards Committee (NHCP-BAC) invited companies to bid for the project Restoration of Homonhon Rock, Homonhon Island, Guiuan, Eastern Samar with a total Approved Budget Cost (ABC) of Seven Hundred Ninety-Nine Thousand Six Hundred Eleven Pesos only (PHP 799,611.00) through its advertisements on PhilGEPS and on the NHCP Website from 27 September to 04 October 2021;

WHEREAS, only one (1) company, DM CELAC Enterprises, signified its interest and submitted a bid proposal via electronic means as provided for in Item 4.2 of GPPB Resolution No. 09-2020;

WHEREAS, their submitted bid proposal was opened on 18 October 2021, 9:00 AM at the NHCP Boardroom, with a duly-authorized representative from the aforementioned company observing the proceedings via online videoconferencing;

WHEREAS, during the opening of bids, the electronic file of their submitted bid proposal was found without the requisite password protection as specified in Item 4.2.a of the aforementioned GPPB Resolution No. 09-2020 and as reiterated in the implementing Guidelines issued by the NHCP-BAC for the online submission of bidding documents (BDOS), thus their submitted bid proposal was considered non-compliant.

NOW THEREFORE, upon unanimous decision and approval of the NHCP-BAC during its 18 October 2021 deliberation, be it

RESOLVED, AS IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, that the bidding for the project Restoration of Homonhon Rock, Homonhon, Guiuan, Eastern Samar be declared a failure. Consequently, the NHCP-BAC shall conduct a re-bidding and reposting of the said project.

Approved this 19 October 2021:

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