Republic of the Philipppines
COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS
INVITATION TO APPLY FOR ELIGIBILITY AND TO BID
Due to the failure of bidding for election supplies such as : Indelible Stain Ink, Padlock and Fixed Length Seal relative to the 14 July 2008 Public Bidding, sealed applications for eligibility and bid documents for the supply and delivery of said election supplies for the August 11, 2008 ARMM Elections shall be received at the Comelec Session Hall, 8th floor, Palacio del Gobernador, Intramuros, Manila, on July 22, 2008 at 10:00 o’clock in the morning, at which place, date and time, said sealed bids shall be opened in the presence of the members of the Bids and Awards Committee, representatives of the Commission on Elections, Commission on Audit, Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting, the participating bidders and the public. For this purpose, the approved budget is Two Million Three Hundred Fifty Two Thousand Eight Hundred Thirteen Pesos only (Php2,352,813.00) chargeable against the Appropriation for Supplies and Materials of the ARMM Elections 2008 funds.
Bid documents may be obtained during regular office hours, beginning July 18, 2008 from the BAC Secretariat at Property Division, Administrative Services Department, Ground Floor Shipping Centre Building, Andres Soriano Bldv., Intramuros, Manila, upon payment with the Cash Division, Annex Building, Commission on Elections, of a non-refundable amount of one thousand one hundred seventy five pesos only (Php1,175.00).
Bids shall be accompanied by a Bid Security equivalent to one per centum (1%) of the approved budget for the contract to be bid, in the form of cash or Manager’s/Cashier’s check payable to the “Commission on Elections”.
Delivery schedules for said supplies are specified in the Bidder’s Tender Form.
The COMELEC reserves the right to reject any or all bids, waive any formal defect contained therein, and accept the lowest complying responsive bid that is most advantageous to the Commission. Likewise, it reserves the right to review the qualifications of the bidders after the bidding and before the contract is executed. Should such review uncover any misrepresentation made on the eligibility statements, or any change in the situation of the bidder to materially downgrade the substance of such statements, the COMELEC shall disqualify the bidder upon due notice without any obligation whatsoever on the part of the COMELEC for any expense or loss that may be incurred by the bidder in the preparation of its.
July 17, 2008
(sgd.) JULIO THADDEUS P. HERNAN
Bids and Awards Committee