Invitation to Bid (Procurement of Catering Services for 2015 POPCEN)

The Philippine Statistics Authority-Regional Statistical Service Office V (PSA-RSSO V), through the General Appropriations Act of 2015 and/or continuing appropriation, intends to apply the sum of NINE MILLION ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-TWO THOUSAND PESOS (PhP9,162,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for the Procurement of Catering Services for the 2015 POPCEN. Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments for the same project is distributed as follows:

  1. Bids received in excess of the total ABC  shall be automatically rejected at bid opening for the hereunder project:

Lot Number

Lot Description

Quantity

ABC(Php)

Bid Docs Price(Php)

A

Procurement of Catering Services for PSA-Albay Provincial Statistical Office for 2015 POPCEN in various Municipalities in Albay on July 20, 2015 to August 8, 2015.

7,722

1,930,500.00

5,000.00

B

Procurement of Catering Services for PSA-Camarines Norte Provincial Statistical Office for 2015 POPCEN in various Municipalities in Cam Norte on July 20, 2015 to August 8, 2015.

3,747

936,750.00

1,000.00

C

Procurement of Catering Services for PSA-Camarines Sur Provincial Statistical Office for 2015 POPCEN in various Municipalities in Cam Sur on July 20, 2015 to August 8, 2015.

11,991

2,997,750.00

5,000.00

D

Procurement of Catering Services for PSA-Catanduanes Provincial Statistical Office for 2015 POPCEN in various Municipalities in Catanduanes on July 20, 2015 to August 8, 2015

2,705

676,250.00

1,000.00

E

Procurement of Catering Services for PSA-Masbate Provincial Statistical Office for 2015 POPCEN in various Municipalities in Masbate on July 20, 2015 to August 8, 2015

5,737

1,434,250.00

5,000.00

F

Procurement of Catering Services for PSA-Sorsogon Provincial Statistical Office for 2015 POPCEN in various Municipalities in Sorsogon on July 20, 2015 to August 8, 2015.

4,746

1,186,500.00

5,000.00


  1. The PSA-RSSO V now invites bids from catering service providers for the above-stated project. Bidders should have a completed contract on catering services within the period 2012 to 2014 with an amount of at least 50% of the ABC.  The description of an eligible Bidder is contained in Section II of the Bidding Documents, Instructions to Bidders (ITB).
  2. 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 RA 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”. Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183 and subject to Commonwealth Act 138.
  3. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders from May 14, 2015, at 9:00AM to 5:00PM from the BAC Secretariat and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB in the amount stipulated above. The method of payment will be either in cash or manager’s check (payable to PSA-RSSO V). 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 at www.nsobicol.com, provided that Bidders shall pay the nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.
  4. Other procurement activities are scheduled below as follows:

Procurement Activity

Date/Time

Venue

Pre-Bid Conference

Tuesday,  May 19, 2015
1:00–5:00PM

PSA-RSSO V

Deadline of Submission of Bids

Tuesday, June 02, 2015
1:15PM

PSA-RSSO V

Opening of Bids

Tuesday, June 02, 2015
1:30PM

PSA-RSSO V

Pre-Bid Conference is open to all interested catering service providers with at most two (2) representatives. Additionally, only those catering service providers who have purchased the Bidding Documents shall be allowed to ask questions.

  1. The PSA-RSSO V 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.
  2. For further information, please refer to Cesar V. Calleja, Chairman - Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat at telephone number (052)480-1568/481-7479/742-0337, or send message either to Fax number (052)480-1907/481-7479, or email address: psarsso5@gmail.com.

(Sgd) CLEMENTE S. MANAOG
BAC Chairperson                                        
Invitation to Bid No. 2015-2

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