Invitation to Bid – Procurement of Supply and Delivery of 1/2 Inch Water Meters [Project ID: VCWD-PB-2023-01]

Invitation to Bid for the Procurement of Supply and Delivery of ½ Inch Water Meters [Project ID: VCWD-PB-2023-01]


  1. The VICTORIAS CITY WATER DISTRICT (VCWD), through its F.Y. 2023 Approved Corporate Budget intends to apply the sum of One Million One Hundred Thousand Pesos (₱ 1,100,000.00) being the ABC to payments under the contract for the Procurement of Supply and Delivery of ½ Inch Water Meters [VCWD-PB-2023-01]. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.
  2. The VCWD now invites bids for the above Procurement Project. Delivery of the Goods is required within thirty (30) calendar days from receipt by the winning bidder of the 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).
  3. 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) No. 9184. 
    • 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 No. 5183.
  4. Prospective Bidders may obtain further information from VCWD Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below during office hours from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday to Friday.
  5. A complete set of Bidding Documents may be acquired by interested Bidders on February 28, 2023 until March 20, 2023 from the given address and website(s) below 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 (₱ 5,000.00). The Procuring Entity shall allow the bidder to present its proof of payment for the fees in person, or through electronic means.
  6. The VCWD will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on March 8, 2023 at 1:30 P.M, in the Conference Room at the address below, which shall be open to prospective bidders.
  7. Bids must be duly received by the BAC Secretariat through manual submission at the office address indicated below, on or before March 20, 2023 at 12:00 P.M. Late bids shall not be accepted.

The complete schedule of activities shall be as follows:

Activities Schedule
1. Advertisement February 28, 2023 – March 20, 2023
2. Issuance of the Bidding Documents Febraury 28, 2023 until 11:45 A.M. of March 20, 2023
3. Pre-Bid Conference March 8, 2023 at 1:30 P.M.
4. Deadline for the Pre-qualification and Submission of Bids March 20, 2023 at 12:00 P.M.
5. Opening of Bids March 20, 2023 at 1:30 P.M.
6. Evaluation of Bids March 22, 2023 at 1:30 P.M.
  1. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 14.
  2. Bid opening shall be on March 20, 2023 at 1:30 P.M. at the given address below. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders’ representatives who choose to attend the activity.
  3. The VCWD 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 Sections 35.6 and 41 of the 2016 revised IRR of RA No. 9184, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.
  4. For further information, please refer to:

Bids and Awards Committee Secretariat
Quirino St., Victorias City, Negros Occidental
Email address: [email protected]
Telephone no. (034) 717-6152
Website address: victoriascitywd,

Issued February 2023


[Original Signed]
Bids and Awards Committee Chairperson