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Specific Procurement Notice (SPN) The Republic of Sierra Leone Institutional Reform and Capacity Building Project (IRCBP)
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Specific Procurement Notice (SPN)
The Republic of Sierra Leone
Institutional Reform and Capacity Building Project (IRCBP)
CONSTRUCTION/REHABILITATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE FOR 6 LOCAL COUNCILS
(IDA Grant No: H086-0-SL/MDTF 56653)
Original Issue Date: 19th February 2009
International Competitive Bidding

EXTENSION OF BID SUBMISSION DEADLINE

This Specific Procurement Notice (SPN) is an extension of the SPN No: IRCBP/ICB/09/01 original issued on 19th February 2009 with an original bid submission deadline of 2nd April 2009 at 12:00 Noon GMT. Bidders are hereby informed that effective 16th March 2009, the bid submission deadline has been extended to 12:00 noon GMT of Tuesday 5th May 2009. bidders who wish to withdraw, substitute or modify their bids in line with the revised bid submission deadline are advised to do so in accordance with Clause 24 of the Instructions to Bidders (ITB) in the Bidding Documents. All other details of the original SPN (except the bid submission deadline) remain the same as outlined in the paragraphs below.

The Government of the Republic of Sierra Leone has received funds from the Department for International Development (DFID) and the European Commission (EC), to be managed by the World Bank, toward the cost of the Institutional Reform and Capacity Building Project (IRCBP), and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to payments for the lot contracts under SPN No: IRCBP/ICB/09/01.

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning through the Institutional Reform and Capacity Building Project (IRCBP) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the construction/rehabilitation of offices as per the following Lots.

Bidders are allowed to quote for one or more Lots and will be awarded not more than two Lots depending on the capacity to execute.

Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Banks Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits (May 2004 revised October, 2006), and is open to all bidders from eligible countries as defined in the Bidding Documents.

Lot

#

Identification #

Description

Location

Construction period

1

IRCBP/ICB/09/01-01

Rehabilitation of Basement and Lower Ground Floor of Administrative Building of the Freetown City Council

Light-Foot Boston Street, Freetown, Sierra Leone

12 Months

2.

IRCBP/ICB/09/01-02

Construction of Type B Building at Bombali District Council

Makeni, Sierra Leone

12 months

3

IRCBP/ICB/09/01-03

Construction of Type B Building at Kambia District Council

Kambia, Sierra Leone

12 Months

4

IRCBP/ICB/09/01-04

Construction of Type B Building at Bo Kenema District Council

Kenema Sierra Leone

12 Months

5.

IRCBP/ICB/09/01-05

Construction of Type B Building at Bo District Council

Bo, Sierra Leone

12 Months

6

IRCBP/ICB/09/01-06

Construction of Type B Building at Kono District Council

Koidu Sierra Leone

12 Months

Interested eligible bidders for each Lots may obtain further information from the address below and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given in paragraph 9 below from 9.00a.m to 4.00pm GMT on weekdays.

qualification requirements include: Experience, Financial Situation, Current contract commitments, Cash flow capacity, Equipment to be allocated, Personnel to be fielded, etc. further details are in the Bidding Documents.

Bidding will be limited only to bidders in Financial Class I and above as defined by the Ministry of Works and Technical Maintenance For this purpose national bidders must be registered with the Ministry of Works and Technical Maintenance. International bidders must show evidence of being registered in an equivalent category in their country.

A complete set of bidding documents for each Lot in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of three hundred thousand Sierra Leone Leones (SLL 300,000.00) for national bidders or US$ 100.00 for international bidders per lot. Bidders who want bidding Documents posted to them must pay an additional US$100.00 or US$50.00 for international and national bidders respectively for transmission of the documents through DHL or other preferred courier. The method of payment will be cash, cahsiers cheque, or Bank Draft to Institutional Reform and Capacity Building Project. Bidders who submit bids without purchasing the bidding documents shall have their bids rejected. The Bidding Document shall not be obtained electronically.

Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before 12:00 noon GMT on 5th May2009.all bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of not less than US$6,000.00 (Six thousand United States Dollars) or SLL 18,000,000.00 (Eighteen Million Sierra Leone Leones) for Lot 1 and US$ 10,000.00 (Ten thousand United States Dollars) or SLL 30,000,000.00 (Thirty million Sierra Leone Leones) per Lot for Lots 2 to 6. Bid Securities in the form of Bid Bonds from Insurance and bonding institutions are not acceptable; they must be in the form of a Bank Guarantee from a reputable bank. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders representatives who choose to attend at the Conference Room at the Location indicated below at 12:00 noon GMT on 5th May 2009.

Location for inspection, purchase of bidding documents, submission of bids, bid opening and address for obtaining further information.

The Ag. Project Coordinator
The Project Coordinating Unit
Institutional Reform and Capacity Building Project (IRCBP)
3rd Floor
Decentralization House
8 Wellington Street
Freetown
Sierra Leone
Telephone: 232-22-229484
Facsimile: 232-22-229677
E-mail: laminvandi@yahoo.com (for clarifications only)


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