Republic of the Philippines Province of Laguna Municipality of Paete OFFICE OF THE BAC CHAIRMAN (049) 557-0001          (049) 501-6490-101  

Invitation to Bid

Invitation to Bid for

procurement of one (1) Brandnew Passenger van

  1. The Municipality of Paete, Laguna, through the General Fund (GAD) [1] intends to apply the sum of One million two hundred thousand pesos only (Php 1,200,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for Procurement of one (1) unit Passenger Van to be used for the Transport women & Children Victim of Abuse Trafficking. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.
  • The Municipality of Paete, Laguna now invites bids for procurement of one (1) unit Passenger Van for the Transport Women & Children Victim of Abuse Trafficking .[2]  Delivery of the Goods is required within thirty calendar days (30CD) from the received of Notice to Proceed. Bidders should have completed, within three(3) 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 a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

Bidding is open to all interested bidders, whether local or foreign, subject to the conditions for eligibility provided in the IRR of RA 9184.

  • Interested bidders may obtain further information from the Municipality f Paete, Laguna and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during 8 am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday.
  • A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on January 28-february 17, [email protected] 9:00 amfrom the address below Municipal Building J.V. Quesada St Brgy 1 Paete, Laguna, and upon payment of the applicable fee for the Bidding Documents, pursuant to the latest Guidelines issued by the GPPB, in the amount of five Thousand  pesos only (Php 5,000.00) 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 applicable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.
  • The Municipality of Paete, Lagunawill hold a Pre-Bid Conference[3] on February 5, 2020 @10:00 am at J.V. Quesada St., Brgy 1 , Municipal Building, Paete, Lagunawhich shall beopen to prospective bidders.
  • Bids must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat at the address below on or before 9:00 am, February 17, 2020.  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 February 17, 2020 @ 10:00 am at J.V. Quesada St., Barangay 1, Municipal Building, 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
1. Advertisement/Issuance of Bidding Documents January 28-February 17, 2020
2. Pre-bid Conference February 5, [email protected]:00am
3.Deadline of Submission of Bids February 17, [email protected]:00am
4. Opening of Bids February 17, [email protected] 10:00am
5. Bid Evaluation February 18, 2020
6. Post-qualification February 19-20, 2020
7. Notice of Award February 24, 2020
8. Contract Agreement March 5, 2020
9. Notice to Proceed March 6, 2020
  • The Municipality 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

Office of the Bac Secretariat

J.V. Quesada St. Brgy 1, Paete,Laguna



BAC Chairman

[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] A brief description of the type(s) of Goods should be provided, including quantities, location of project, and other information necessary to enable potential bidders to decide whether or not to respond to the invitation.

[3]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.