September 29, 2022 — The Port Authority of Guam Board of Directors today approved an award to RN Builders to begin work on the PAG CFS Building.

The Board voted unanimously to approve the Invitation for Bid award to RN Builders for the painting of the exterior, interior, and roof coating of the PAG CFS Building (IFB-PAG-CIP022-007) during their regular Board  of Directors meeting held on September 29, 2022.

On July 12, 2022, an Invitation for Bid (IFB) was issued and advertised in the Pacific Daily News soliciting services for the painting of the PAG CFS Building (IFB-PAG-CIP-022-007). Twelve (12) individual firms registered and picked up the IFB packet online through the Port’s website. Four (4) firms submitted before the established deadline of August 22, 2022, at 2:00 PM.

The Port’s engineering cost estimate for this project was projected at $405,000.00. The lowest bid amount was submitted by RN Builders in the amount of Three Hundred Ninety Thousand Dollars ($390,000.00). Upon further review of RN Builder’s bid packet, the Port’s Procurement Division confirmed that RN Builders complied with Title 5, Chapter 5 of the GCA, Guam Procurement Law, and was subsequently determined by the Procurement Officer to be the lowest responsible and responsive bidder. The funding source for this project is made possible through Port Local Funds.

Meanwhile, the Board of Directors also approved the Award of RFP-PAG-022-004 Independent financial audit services, the Award of IFB-PAG-015-022 Insurance coverage for the Port Authority of Guam, Resolution No. 2022-18 Relative to approving the Port Authority of Guam’s insurance coverage, and Resolution No. 2022-19 Relative to honoring the life and service of Port Authority of Guam employee Herman T. Paulino and extending our heartfelt deep sympathy and condolences to the bereaved family members. The Board also approved Resolution Nos. 2022-20 thru 2022-32 Relative to commending and congratulating port retirees on their retirement with the Jose D. Leon Guerrero Commercial Port and Resolution No. 2022-33 Relative to approving the settlement agreement to enter a stipulated dismissal in Civil Service Commission Adverse Action Appeal Case No. 20-AA10T, Frank San Nicolas v. Port Authority of Guam, following the acquittals of the criminal cases rendered by the Superior Court of Guam, and authorizing General Manager Rory J.  Respicio to execute the agreement and use Port funds as necessary to satisfy the agreement, and to herein provide the finalized agreement to the Honorable Benjamin J.F. Cruz, Guam Public Auditor in the interest of transparency and accountability.