Invitation to Bid for the Repair/Improvement of ATI-RTC5 Building (2nd Bidding)

The AGRICULTURAL TRAINING INSTITUTE (ATI), through the 2013 General Appropriations Act intends to apply the sum of Four Million Nine Hundred Sixty Four Thousand Five Hundred Fifty One Pesos and Fifty Five Centavos (PhP4,964,551.55) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the Contract for the Repair/Improvement of the ATI Regional Training Center-Region V Building located at San Agustin, Pili, Camarines Sur. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.

The ATI now invites bids for the said contract/project. Completion of the Works is required to be completed within one hundred fifty (150) calendar days. Bidders should have completed, within ten (10) years 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 non-discretionary pass/fail criterion as specified in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 9184 (RA 9184), otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”. Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least seventy five percent (75%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines.
 
A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders from the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee for the Bidding Documents in the amount of Five Thousand Pesos (PhP5,000,00) to the ATI-Region V Cashier. The method of payment shall be in cash. Bid documents could be received personally by the prospective bidder or his representative upon showing the copy of the Official Receipt issued by the ATI-Region V Cashier to the BAC Secretariat. It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of the Procuring Entity, provided that Bidders shall pay the non-refundable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.
 
The ATI-Region V shall hold a Pre-Bid Conference on 18 February 2013, 1:30 p.m. at the ATI Regional Training Center, Region V, Bicol University College of Agriculture and Forestry (BUCAF) Compound, Guinobatan, Albay.
 
Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 1:00 p.m. on 04 March 2013 at the ATI-Regional Training Center V, BUCAF Compound, Guinobatan, Albay. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 18. Bids shall be opened at 1:30 p.m. on the same date and venue. 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.
 
The ATI 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.
 
 
REYNALDO V. DIZON
BAC Chairman