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Invitation to Bid for the

  1. The General Mariano Alvarez Water District, intends to apply the sum of One Million Two Hundred Thousand Pesos (Php 1,200,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for PROCUREMENT OF SECURITY SERVICES FOR GMA WATER DISTRICT  /  Contract No. 01-2018. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.


  1. The General Mariano Alvarez Water District now invites bids for the PROCUREMENT OF SECURITY SERVICES FOR GMA WATER DISTRICT. Rendering of Services will start on May 1, 2018. Bidders should have completed, within Five (5) 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.


  1. 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 Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

In addition, 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.

  1. Interested bidders may obtain further information from GMA Water District and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


  1. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders on March 16-21, 2018 from the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents in the amount of Five Thousand Pesos (PhP 5,000.00).

It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS), provided that Bidders shall pay the nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.

  1. GMAWD intends to limit the Pre-Bid Conference to Bidders who have purchased the Bidding Documents.

The GMA Water District will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on March 21, 2018 at 10:00 o’clock in the morning, at the 3rd Floor GMAWD Office Annex Building Block 4 Lot 1 Congressional Road, Brgy. Poblacion 2, GMA, Cavite., which shall be open only to all interested parties who have purchased the Bidding Documents.

  1. Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before April 4, 2018, 1:00 pm 3rd Floor GMAWD Office Annex Building. 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 will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below. Late bids shall not be accepted.       

  1. A “TWO ENVELOPE” system shall be adopted in the tendering. The first bid envelope shall contain the qualification & eligibility documents and technical documents. The second envelope will contain the financial offer.

a.         Posting at PhilGEPS                                                   March 9, 2018
b.         Submission of Letter of Intent                                               March 12-16, 2018
together with company profile
c.         Issuance and Availability of Eligibility                      March 16-21, 2018
and Bidding Documents
d.         Pre-Bid Conference                                                    March 21, 2018 @ 010:00 AM 
                                                                                                GMAWD Annex 3rd Floor
e.         Deadline of Submission                                              April 4, 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Eligibility & Bid Documents                                      GMAWD Annex 3rd Floor
f.       Opening of Eligibility & Bids                                       April 4, 2018 @ 2:00 PM
                                                                                                GMAWD Annex 3rd Floor

  1. The GMA Water District 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 or any obligation to inform the affected bidders of the grounds for the GMAWD`s action.
  2. For further information, please refer to:

BAC Chairman
Block 4 Lot 1, Congressional Road, Barangay Poblacion 2, GMA, Cavite
(046) 460-4645, 4117(Municipality code)
Fax no. (046) 460-4645