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Republic of the Philippines
Bacolod City






The public is hereby notified that the Provincial Government of Negros Occidental (Province) received and accepted the Unsolicited Proposal of Dynamic Builders & Construction Co. (Phils.), Inc., the Original Proponent, for the lease of a 6,485 square-meter portion of the Province’s Lot 4 located at the Provincial Administration Center, North Capitol Road, Bacolod City, and covered by Transfer Certificate of Title No. T-316058.


This Public-Private Partnership for the People (P4) project is being undertaken by the Province under a lease arrangement, a modality under Provincial Ordinance No. 2018-001, Series of 2018, dated January 17, 2018, otherwise known as “Province of Negros Occidental P4 Code”.


After the completion of the detailed negotiations, the Province is now ready to accept competitive or comparative proposals from interested developers/challengers.


Hereunder is the schedule of activities:


No. Activities Schedule / Date
1. Publication of Invitation for Comparative/ Competitive Proposals July 25 and August 1, 2018
2. Posting of Notice of Invitation at the Bulletin Board at the Provincial Capitol Building, Bacolod City, and the Provincial Administration Center, Bacolod City. (3 conspicuous places & Province’s Website) July 25, 2018
3. Original Proponent (OP)-Private Sector Proponent (PSP) shall post the proposal security or bid security of Two Million Pesos (P2,000,000.00) in manager’s or cashier’s check only. July 25, 2018
4. Submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) and Eligibility Documents
(at the Provincial Administrator’s Office)
On or before Aug. 13, 2018 at 2:00PM
5. Eligibility check
(at the Social Hall)
August 13, 2018
6. Issuance of Notice of Eligibility or Non-Eligibility August 14-15, 2018
7. Issuance of tender documents.
Cost of tender documents: P200,000 non-refundable.
(Get Payment Order at the Provincial Administrator’s Office, then pay at the Provincial Treasurer’s Office)
August 15-31, 2018
8. Pre-Selection Conference August 23, 2018
9. Deadline of Submission of Comparative Proposals Oct. 1, 2018 at 2:00PM, Social Hall
10. Opening of Proposals Oct. 1, 2018 at 2:30 PM, Social Hall
11. Evaluation of Proposals Oct. 2-5, 2018
12. Notice to Governor of the Best Offer Oct. 8, 2018
13. Notice to OP-PSP if there is a superior offer Oct. 9, 2018
14. Submission of matching offer from the original proponent Oct. 16, 2018
15. Evaluation of Matching Offer, if applicable Oct. 17-18, 2018
16. Notice to Governor, SP,OP and Challenger of Results of Evaluation Oct. 22, 2018
17. Endorsement of the P4 Contract to SP Oct. 23, 2018


If no Comparative Proposals are submitted, the Contract of Lease for the P4 Project shall be awarded to the Original Proponent-Private Sector Proponent. A non-refundable amount of Php200,000.00 shall be paid to the Provincial Treasurer’s Office for the issuance of Tender/Bid Documents.


Pursuant to Provincial Ordinance No. 2018-001, series of 2018, or the Negros Occidental P4 Code, the Original Proponent (OP) is given the opportunity to match the best offer during the Swiss Challenge.


The Provincial Government of Negros Occidental hereby reserves the right to accept or reject any and all the submitted comparative proposals, to annul and declare the bidding null and void at any time, without incurring any liability thereof.


For further details, please visit the P4 Selection Committee Secretariat and/or contact Atty. Mary Ann Manayon-Lamis at 433-0409.


Provincial Administrator
Chairperson, Negros Occidental P4-Selection Committee


Provincial Governor

NOSPD Holds Year-End Assembly for Provincial Scholars

NOSPD holds Year-End Assembly for Provincial scholars

Gov. Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. poses with the scholars together with Negros Occidental Second District Board Member Salvador Escalante (6th from left), NOSP/PIO Head Karen R. Dinsay, and NOSPD coordinators.*/Richard Malihan photo

The Negros Occidental Scholarship Program Division held its annual Year-End Assembly with more than 300 student scholar attendees at The Porch, Lopue’s East Centre at Bacolod City on Tuesday.

Sixty-three scholars who recently passed their licensure examinations were recognized during the assembly along with 52 other academic honorees.

Governor Alfredo G. Marañon, Jr. said that the government prioritizes education allocating more than 100 million pesos grant per year to fund the scholarship program of the Province, adding that he is very grateful of the outcome of the province’s zeal for education.

The student scholars thanked the provincial government and Gov. Marañon for the opportunity given to them to further their studies and be better examples to future generations.

Also present in the event are Negros Occidental Second District Board Member Salvador Escalante and NOSP/PIO Head Karen R. Dinsay, among others.*/Capitol News

10 High School Scholars Bound for Japan Get Passports from DFA

10 high school scholars bound for Japan get passports from DFA

10 Negrense scholars of Miyakonojo Higashi High School with DFA Officer-in-Charge of the Regional Consular Office – Bacolod Carolina Constantino (6th from left), NOSP Head Karen Dinsay (right) and April Duran (left).

Ten Negrense high school students who are scholars of Miyakonojo Higashi High School in Miyazaki Prefecture claim their passports from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA), yesterday.

The students who are bound for Japan for a three-year scholarship were assisted by the staff of DFA led by Carolina Constantino, Officer-in-Charge of the Regional Consular Office – Bacolod.

Gov. Alfredo Marañon, Jr. expressed his gratitude to Constantino and her staff for helping the students process their passports.

He also said that this is a big break for the students to study in a prestigious school abroad and that they will have more opportunities for further studies after graduation.

The students also started their Japanese language and culture training at OISCA Training Center in Bago City and are bound to leave the country in March next year.*/Capitol News