Cabinet has approved the construction of the Tanumalala prison tank and reservoir installation by King Construction Ltd for $505,252.50.
The tender documents were opened at the Ministry of Finance on Monday 16 October 2017 and the only bidder and tender price received by the Tenders Board was from King Construction for $646,070.
King Construction successfully met all bid requirements; however, their initial bid was higher than the allocated funding for the project.
After negotiations were carried out, the company reduced their bid amount from $646,070.00 to $505,252.50.
The subcommittee that reviewed this project were members from the Ministry of Finance, Office of the Attorney General and the Samoa Water Authority.