the National Historical Commission of the Philippines Bids and Awards Committee (NHCP-BAC) invited qualified companies to bid for the restoration of the “Battle of Mactan” Canvas Painting (negotiated procurement) on 20 February 2020.

 WHEREAS, as recomended by the NHCP-BAC, a negotiated procurement was conducted and invited three bidders on 20 February 2020; however, by the deadline of submission of bids on 2 March 2020, and during the opening of bids on 3 March 2020, only the 401 Development Corp. submitted a bid;

WHEREAS, the bid documents submitted by the lone bidder failed to comply with the requirements owing to a missing unit cost in a material to be used;  

WHEREAS, Section 35.1.c) of R.A. 9184 Implementing Rules and Regulations states that the BAC shall declare the bidding a failure when all bids fail to comply with all the bid requirements;

NOW THEREFORE, upon recommendation of the NHCP-BAC on 16 March 2020, be it

RESOLVED, AS IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED, that the bidding for the restoration of the “Battle of Mactan” Canvas Painting (Negotiated Procurement) be declared a failure; and that the deadline of submission of bids for the restoration of the “Battle of Mactan” Canvas Painting be extended to 23 March 2020.

Approved this 16 March 2020.


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