WHEREAS, Article V, Section 11 of the Republic Act 9184 mandates that each procuring entity shall establish BAC for its procurement;
WHEREAS, it has become a declared policy of the government under R.A. 9184 to further the government's commitment to good governance, accountability, equity, efficiency and economy in its procurement process;
WHEREAS, it is a primary concern of the government that procurement of goods, infrastructure projects and consultancy services shall be competitive and transparent through public bidding;
WHEREAS, it is also a policy of the government to adopt a standard and uniform set of rules and regulations governing the procurement of goods, infrastructure projects and consultancy services for government projects and other related activities that embodies a streamlined procurement process;
WHEREAS, there is a need to reconstitute the membership of the BAC in as much as the current members had served more than one (1) year R.A. 9184 sets the limit to fixed term of one (1) year renewable at the discretion of the Head of the Procuring Entity.
Now, Therefore, I Japal J. Guiani, Jr., City Mayor of Cotabato City, by virtue of Section 11 of the Republic Act 9184, do hereby reconstitute the Bids and Awards Committee (BAC) for this local government unit.
Section 1. TITLE. This order shall be known as the BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE (BAC) membership.
Section 2. COMPOSITION. The BAC members shall be composed of the following:
The members shall elect from among themselves who shall act as the Chairman and Vice-Chairman.
Section 3. FUNCTIONS OF THE BAC. Section 12 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Republic Act 9184 is being adopted and deemed incorporated hereof.
Section 4. THE BAC SECRETARIAT. Arthur A. Escleto, Administrative Officer V, Office on General Services, is hereby designated as Head of the Secretariat of the BAC, with members as follows:
The function of the BAC Secretariat shall be in accordance with Section 14 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. 9184.
Section 5. REPEALING CLAUSE. All executive orders issued and/or parts thereof contrary to or inconsistent with the provisions of this order, as well as with R.A. 9184 and its Implementing Rules and Regulations, are hereby repealed, modified or amended accordingly.
Section 6. EFFECTIVITY CLAUSE. This order shall take effect immediately upon signing hereof and remains effective and binding unless revoked, repealed or modified.
Done this 26th day of March 2013 at Cotabato City, Philippines.