Construction of Sanagay Concrete Overflow Bridge

Country: Philippines
Language: EN
Number: 4224937
Publication date: 12-09-2017
Contract value: 59 265 (USD)
Price original: 3 000 000 (PHP)

Source: Philippine Goverment Electronic Procurement system
Tags: Project and design preparation Concrete Security Construction


Bid Notice Abstract
Invitation to Bid (ITB)
Reference Number 4697745
Title Construction of Sanagay Concrete Overflow Bridge
Area of Delivery Isabela Printable Version
Solicitation Number: MC-25-2017
Trade Agreement: Implementing Rules and Regulations
Procurement Mode: Public Bidding
Classification: Civil Works
Category: Construction Projects
Approved Budget for the Contract: PHP 3,000,000.00
Contract Duration: 100 Day/s
Contact Person: Ric Manegdeg Mora
BAC Secretariat
Philippines 3333


Associated Components Order
Bid Supplements 0
Document Request List 0
Date Published 13-Sep-2017
Last Updated / Time 13-Sep-2017 12:00 AM
Closing Date / Time 02-Oct-2017 9:30 AM

1. The Local Government Unit - Maconacon, Isabela, through the 2017 EDF Fund amounting to Three Million Pesos Only (Ps. 3,000,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for the CONSTRUCTION OF SANGAY CONCRETE OVER FLOW BRIDGE. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected a bid opening.

2. The LGU Maconacon. Isabela now invites bids for the said project:

Description Unit Quantity

1.EARTHWORKS cu.m. 820
2. PLACING OF TRENCH units. 3.00
3. REINFORCING STEEL BARS kgs. 11,554.86
5. GROUTED RIPRAP cu.m. 45.00

Contract Duration: 100 CD

Bidders should have completed the project as required from the date of submission and receipt of bids, a contract similar to the Project. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly, in Section II. Instructions to Bidders.

Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

3. Interested bidders may obtain further information from the LGU Maconacon, Isabela and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during Mondays to Fridays 8:00 to 12:00 noon and 1:00 to 5:00 PM at LGU Municipal Hall Building, LGU Maconacon, Isabela.

4. Interested bidders may obtain further information from LGU Maconacon, Isabela BAC and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M...

A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders from September 13 – October 2, 2017 19:30 AM from the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee for the Bidding Documents in the amount of Five Thousand Pesos (P 5,000.00) only.

5. The LGU Maconacon, Isabela will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on September 19, 2017 10:00 AM at the LGU Municipal Hall Building, LGU Compound which shall be open to all interested parties.

6. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before October 2, 2017 9:30 AM All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 18.1.

7. Bid opening shall be on October 2, 2017 10 AM at LGU Municipal Hall, LGU Compound. Bids will be opened in the presence of the Bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below. Late bids shall not be accepted.

8. The LGU Maconacon, Isabela reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, to annul the bidding process, and to reject all bids at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

9. For further information, please refer to:

Ricardo M. Mora Jr.
LGU Maconacon, Isabela
CP # 09185736556

BAC Chairman

A. General

1. Scope of Bid
1.1. The procuring entity named in the BDS (hereinafter referred to as the “Procuring Entity”) wishes to receive bids for the construction of Works, as described. The name and identification number of the contract is provided in the BDS.
1.2. The successful bidder will be expected to complete the works by the intended completion date specified in SCC.
2. Source of Funds
The Procuring Entity has a budget or has applied for or received funds from the Funding Source named in the BDS, and in the amount indicated in the BDS. It intends to apply part of the funds received for the Project, as defined in the BDS, to cover eligible payments under the contract.
3. Corrupt, Fraudulent, Collusive, and Coercive Practices
3.1. The Procuring Entity as well as the bidders and suppliers shall observe the highest standard of ethics during the procurement and execution of the contract. In pursuance of this policy, the Procuring Entity:
(a) defines, for purposes of this provision, the terms set forth below as follows:
(i) “corrupt practice” means behavior on the part of officials in the public or private sectors by which they improperly and unlawfully enrich themselves, others, or induce others to do so, by misusing the position in which they are placed, and includes the offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting of anything of value to influence the action of any such official in the procurement process or in contract execution; entering, on behalf of the government, into any contract or transaction manifestly and grossly disadvantageous to the same, whether or not the public officer profited or will profit thereby, and similar acts as provided in RA 3019.
(ii) “fraudulent practice” means a misrepresentation of facts in order to influence a procurement process or the execution of a contract to the detriment of the Procuring Entity, and includes collusive practices among Bidders (prior to or after bid submission) designed to establish bid prices at artificial, non-competitive levels and to deprive the Procuring Entity of the benefits of free and open competition.
(iii) “collusive practices” means a scheme or arrangement between two or more Bidders, with or without the knowledge of the Procuring Entity, designed to establish bid prices at artificial, non-competitive levels.
(iv) “coercive practices” means harming or threatening to harm, directly or indirectly, persons, or their property to influence their participation in a procurement process, or affect the execution of a contract;
(b) will reject a proposal for award if it determines that the Bidder recommended for award has engaged in any of the practices mentioned in this Clause for purposes of competing for the contract.
3.2. Further, the Procuring Entity will seek to impose the maximum civil, administrative, and/or criminal penalties available under applicable laws on individuals and organizations deemed to be involved in any of the practices mentioned in ITB Clause 3.1(a).
3.3. Furthermore, the Funding Source and the Procuring Entity reserve the right to inspect and audit records and accounts of a bidder or supplier in the bidding for and performance of a contract themselves or through independent auditors as reflected in the GCC.
4. Conflict of Interest
4.1. All Bidders found to have conflicting interests shall be disqualified to participate in the procurement at hand, without prejudice to the imposition of appropriate administrative, civil, and criminal sanctions. A Bidder may be considered to have conflicting interests with another Bidder in any of the events described in paragraphs (a) through (c) below and a general conflict of interest in any of the circumstances set out in paragraphs (d) through (f) below:
(a) A Bidder has controlling shareholders in common with another Bidder;
(b) A Bidder receives or has received any direct or indirect subsidy from any other Bidder;
(c) A Bidder has the same legal representative as that of another Bidder for purposes of this bid;
(d) A Bidder has a relationship, directly or through third parties, that puts them in a position to have access to information about or influence on the bid of another Bidder or influence the decisions of the Procuring Entity regarding this bidding process. This will include a firm or an organization who lends, or temporarily seconds, its personnel to firms or organizations which are engaged in consulting services for the preparation related to procurement for or implementation of the project if the personnel would be involved in any capacity on the same project;
(e) A Bidder submits more than one bid in this bidding process. However, this does not limit the participation of subcontractors in more than one bid; or
(f) A Bidder who participated as a consultant in the preparation of the design or technical specifications of the Goods and related services that are the subject of the bid.
4.2. In accordance with Section 47 of the IRR of RA 9184, all Bidding Documents shall be accompanied by a sworn affidavit of the Bidder that it is not related to the Head of the Procuring Entity, members of the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC), members of the Technical Working Group (TWG), members of the BAC Secretariat, the head of the Project Management Office (PMO) or the end-user unit, and the project consultants, by consanguinity or affinity up to the third civil degree. On the part of the Bidder, this Clause shall apply to the following persons:
(a) If the Bidder is an individual or a sole proprietorship, to the Bidder himself;
(b) If the Bidder is a partnership, to all its officers and members;
(c) If the Bidder is a corporation, to all its officers, directors, and controlling stockholders; and
(d) If the Bidder is a joint venture (JV), the provisions of items (a), (b), or (c) of this Clause shall correspondingly apply to each of the members of the said JV, as may be appropriate.
Relationship of the nature described above or failure to comply with this Clause will result in the automatic disqualification of a Bidder.
5. Eligible Bidders
5.1. Unless otherwise indicated in the BDS, the following persons shall be eligible to participate in this bidding:
(a) Duly licensed Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships;
(b) Partnerships duly organized under the laws of the Philippines and of which at least sixty percent (60%) of the interest belongs to citizens of the Philippines;
(c) Corporations duly organized under the laws of the Philippines, and of which at least sixty percent (60%) of the outstanding capital stock belongs to citizens of the Philippines;
(d) Cooperatives duly organized under the laws of the Philippines, and of which at least sixty percent (60%) of the interest belongs to citizens of the Philippines; and
(e) Persons/entities forming themselves into a JV, i.e., a group of two (2) or more persons/entities that intend to be jointly and severally responsible or liable for a particular contract: Provided, however, that Filipino ownership or interest of the joint venture concerned shall be at least sixty percent (60%).
5.2. Foreign bidders may be eligible to participate when any of the following circumstances exist, as specified in the BDS:
(a) When a Treaty or International or Executive Agreement as provided in Section 4 of the RA 9184 and its IRR allow foreign bidders to participate;
(b) Citizens, corporations, or associations of a country, included in the list issued by the GPPB, the laws or regulations of which grant reciprocal rights or privileges to citizens, corporations, or associations of the Philippines;
(c) When the Goods sought to be procured are not available from local suppliers; or
(d) When there is a need to prevent situations that defeat competition or restrain trade.
5.3. Government corporate entities may be eligible to participate only if they can establish that they (a) are legally and financially autonomous, (b) operate under commercial law, and (c) are not dependent agencies of the GOP or the Procuring Entity.
5.4. Unless otherwise provided in the BDS, the Bidder must have completed at least one contract similar to the Project the value of which, adjusted to current prices using the National Statistics Office consumer price index, must be at least equivalent to a percentage of the ABC stated in the BDS.
For this purpose, contracts similar to the Project shall be those described in the BDS, and completed within the relevant period stated in the Invitation to Bid and ITB Clause 12.1(a)(iii).
5.5. Unless otherwise provided in the BDS, the Bidder must submit a computation of its Net Financial Contracting Capacity (NFCC) or a commitment from a Universal or Commercial Bank to extend a credit line in its favor if awarded the contract for this Project (CLC).
The NFCC, computed using the following formula, must be at least equal to the ABC to be bid:
NFCC = [(Current assets minus current liabilities) (K)] minus the value of all outstanding or uncompleted portions of the projects under ongoing contracts, including awarded contracts yet to be started coinciding with the contract for this Project.


K = 10 for a contract duration of one year or less, 15 for a contract duration of more than one year up to two years, and 20 for a contract duration of more than two years.

The CLC must be at least equal to ten percent (10%) of the ABC for this Project. If issued by a foreign bank, it shall be confirmed or authenticated by a Universal or Commercial Bank. In the case of local government units (LGUs), the Bidder may also submit CLC from other banks certified by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) as authorized to issue such financial instrument.
6. Bidder’s Responsibilities
6.1. The Bidder or its duly authorized representative shall submit a sworn statement in the form prescribed in as required in ITB Clause 12.1(b)(iii).
6.2. The Bidder is responsible for the following:
(a) Having taken steps to carefully examine all of the Bidding Documents;
(b) Having acknowledged all conditions, local or otherwise, affecting the implementation of the contract;
(c) Having made an estimate of the facilities available and needed for the contract to be bid, if any; and
(d) Having complied with its responsibility to inquire or secure Supplemental/Bid Bulletin(s) as provided under ITB Clause 10.3.
(e) Ensuring that it is not “blacklisted” or barred from bidding by the GOP or any of its agencies, offices, corporations, or LGUs, including foreign government/foreign or international financing institution whose blacklisting rules have been recognized by the GPPB;

(f) Ensuring that each of the documents submitted in satisfaction of the bidding requirements is an authentic copy of the original, complete, and all statements and information provided therein are true and correct;

(g) Authorizing the Head of the Procuring Entity or its duly authorized representative/s to verify all the documents submitted;

(h) Ensuring that the signatory is the duly authorized representative of the Bidder, and granted full power and authority to do, execute and perform any and all acts necessary and/or to represent the Bidder in the bidding, with the duly notarized Secretary’s Certificate attesting to such fact, if the Bidder is a corporation, partnership, cooperative, or joint venture;

(i) Complying with the disclosure provision under Section 47 of RA 9184 in relation to other provisions of RA 3019; and

(j) Complying with existing labor laws and standards, in the case of procurement of services.

Failure to observe any of the above responsibilities shall be at the risk of the Bidder concerned.

6.3. The Bidder is expected to examine all instructions, forms, terms, and specifications in the Bidding Documents. Unless otherwise indicated in the BDS, failure to furnish all information or documentation required in the Bidding Documents shall result in the rejection of the bid and the disqualification of the Bidder.
6.4. It shall be the sole responsibility of the Bidder to determine and to satisfy itself by such means as it considers necessary or desirable as to all matters pertaining to the contract to be bid, including: (a) the location and the nature of this Project; (b) climatic conditions; (c) transportation facilities; and (d) other factors that may affect the cost, duration, and execution or implementation of this Project.
6.5. The Procuring Entity shall not assume any responsibility regarding erroneous interpretations or conclusions by the prospective or eligible bidder out of the data furnished by the procuring entity.
6.6. The Bidder shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of his bid, and the Procuring Entity will in no case be responsible or liable for those costs, regardless of the conduct or outcome of the bidding process.
6.7. Before submitting their bids, the Bidder is deemed to have become familiar with all existing laws, decrees, ordinances, acts and regulations of the Philippines which may affect this Project in any way.
6.8. The Bidder should note that the Procuring Entity will accept bids only from those that have paid the nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents at the office indicated in the Invitation to Bid.
7. Origin of Goods
Unless otherwise indicated in the BDS, there is no restriction on the origin of goods other than those prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, subject to ITB Clause 27.1.
8. Subcontracts
8.1. Unless otherwise specified in the BDS, the Bidder may subcontract portions of the Goods to an extent as may be approved by the Procuring Entity and stated in the BDS. However, subcontracting of any portion shall not relieve the Bidder from any liability or obligation that may arise from the contract for this Project.
8.2. Subcontractors must comply with the eligibility criteria and the documentary requirements specified in the BDS. In the event that any subcontractor is found by the Procuring Entity to be ineligible, the subcontracting of such portion of the Goods shall be disallowed.
8.3. The Bidder may identify the subcontractor to whom a portion of the Goods will be subcontracted at any stage of the bidding process or during contract implementation. If the Bidder opts to disclose the name of the subcontractor during bid submission, the Bidder shall include the required documents as part of the technical component of its bid.
B. Contents of Bidding Documents
9. Pre-Bid Conference
9.1. If so specified in the BDS, a pre-bid conference shall be held at the venue and on the date indicated therein, to clarify and address the Bidders’ questions on the technical and financial components of this Project.
9.2. Bidders are encouraged to attend the pre-bid conference to ensure that they fully understand the Procuring Entity’s requirements. Non-attendance of the Bidder will in no way prejudice its bid; however, the Bidder is expected to know the changes and/or amendments to the Bidding Documents discussed during the pre-bid conference.
9.3. Any statement made at the pre-bid conference shall not modify the terms of the Bidding Documents unless such statement is specifically identified in writing as an amendment thereto and issued as a Supplemental/Bid Bulletin.
10. Clarification and Amendment of Bidding Documents
10.1. Bidders who have purchased the Bidding Documents may request for clarifications on any part of the Bidding Documents for an interpretation. Such a request must be in writing and submitted to the Procuring Entity at the address indicated in the BDS at least ten (10) calendar days before the deadline set for the submission and receipt of bids.
10.2. Supplemental/Bid Bulletins may be issued upon the Procuring Entity’s initiative for purposes of clarifying or modifying any provision of the Bidding Documents not later than seven (7) calendar days before the deadline for the submission and receipt of bids. Any modification to the Bidding Documents shall be identified as an amendment.
10.3. Any Supplemental/Bid Bulletin issued by the BAC shall also be posted on the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of the Procuring Entity concerned, if available. It shall be the responsibility of all Bidders who secure the Bidding Documents to inquire and secure Supplemental/Bid Bulletins that may be issued by the BAC. However, Bidders who have submitted bids before the issuance of the Supplemental/Bid Bulletin must be informed and allowed to modify or withdraw their bids in accordance with ITB Clause 23.
C. Preparation of Bids
11. Language of Bid
The bid, as well as all correspondence and documents relating to the bid exchanged by the Bidder and the Procuring Entity, shall be written in English. Supporting documents and printed literature furnished by the Bidder may be in another language provided they are accompanied by an accurate translation in English certified by the appropriate embassy or consulate in the Philippines, in which case the English translation shall govern for purposes of interpretation of the bid.
12. Documents Comprising the Bid: Eligibility and Technical Components
12.1. Unless otherwise indicated in the BDS, the first envelope shall contain the following eligibility and technical documents:
(a) Eligibility Documents –
Class “A” Documents:
(i) Registration certificate from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for sole proprietorship, or Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) for cooperatives, or any proof of such registration as stated in the BDS;
(ii) Mayor’s permit issued by the city or municipality where the principal place of business of the prospective bidder is located;
(iii) Statement of all its ongoing and completed government and private contracts within the period stated in the BDS, including contract

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