Republic of the Philippines

Province of Laguna

Municipality of Paete

Tel. Nos. (049) 501-6490-116, (049) 557-0001

Invitation to Bid for

Improvement of Water System of waterworks in various Barangay Paete, Laguna

  1. The Municipal Government of Paete,Laguna through the Salintubig (AM Program) [1] intends to apply the sum of nine million nine hundred ninety nine thousand nine hundred ninety nine pesos and 83/100 only (Php 9,999,999.83) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for Improvement of Water System of Waterworks in Various Barangay Paete, Laguna. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.
  2. The Municipal Government of Paete, Laguna now invites bids for Improvement of Water System of Waterworks in Various Barangay Paete, Laguna. Description of work:

Completion of the Works is required 120 calendar Days. Bidders should have completed 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 2016 Revised 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, cooperatives, and partnerships or organizations with at least seventy five percent (75%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines.

  • Interested bidders may obtain further information from the Municipal Government of Paete and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday to Friday.
  • A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested bidders on December 10-January 2, 2019 from the address below  and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents in the amount of ten thousand pesos only (Php 10,000.00). Itmay also be downloadedfree 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 applicable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.
  • The Municipal Government of Paete, Laguna will hold a Pre-Bid Conference[2] on December 17, [email protected]:00 am at Municipal Building, Municipal hall, J.V. Quesada St. Paete, Laguna which shall beopen to prospective bidders.
  • Bids must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat at the address below on or before January 2, 2019 @9:00 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.

Bid opening shall be on January 2, 2019 @10:00 am Municipal Building, Municipal Hall J.V. Quesada St. Paete, Laguna. 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  schedule of BAC activities is as follows:

BAC Activities Schedule
Pre-procurement Conference Dec. 4, [email protected]:00 am
2. Advertisement/Issuance of Bidding Documents December 10-January 2, 2018
3. Pre-bid Conference December 17, 2018 @10:00am
4.Deadline of Submission of Bids January 2, 2019 @9:00 am
5. Opening of Bids January 2, [email protected]:00 am
6. Bid Evaluation January 3, 2019
7. Post-qualification Jan. 4 &8, 2019
8. Notice of Award January 10, 2019
9. Contract Agreement January 21, 2019
10.Notice to Proceed January 22, 2019
  • The Municipal Government of Paete, Laguna reserves the right to reject any and all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract at any time prior to contract award in accordance with Section 41 of RA 9184 and its IRR, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.
  • For further information, please refer to:

Christine M. Cainto

Bac Secretariat

J.V. Quesada St. B-1 Paete, Laguna




[1] In the case of National Government Agencies, the General Appropriations Act and/or continuing appropriations; in the case of GOCCs, GFIs, and SUCs, the Corporate Budget for the contract approved by the governing Boards; in the case of LGUs, the Budget for the contract approved by the respective Sanggunian. (Section 5(a), R.A. 9184)

[2] May be deleted in case the ABC is less than One Million Pesos (PhP1,000,000) where the Procuring Entity may not hold a pre-bid conference.