Protest Of GSA Contract Award For Radon Mitigation System ... U.S.GAO ... November 22, 1995.

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Federal agencies are required to award government contracts in accordance with numerous acquisition laws and regulations. If a party interested in a government contract believes that an agency has violated procurement law or regulation in a solicitation for goods or services, or in the award of a contract, it may file a bid protest with our office.

A firm protested a General Services Administration (GSA) contract award for a radon mitigation system, contending that: (1) GSA made an improper cost/technical trade-off when it selected the awardee's lower cost, technically inferior bid; (2) GSA failed to follow the solicitation's evaluation scheme which gave technical factors greater weight than price; and (3) the awardee's technical.

Cavalier Corporation protests the award of a contract to Advanced Radiation Technologies, Inc. by the General Services Administration (GSA) under request for proposals (RFP) 10PM, for the design and installation of a radon mitigation system at the United States Courthouse, Protest Of GSA Contract Award For Radon Mitigation System.

U.S.GAO. November 22, Washington. We deny the protest. A firm protested the award of any contract for cutlery and food handling tools under a solicitation issued by the General Services Administration (GSA). The protester objected to the procurement, because it did not receive a copy of the invitation for bids and, therefore, did not have an opportunity to submit a bid.

On this basis, the protester requested that GSA cancel the solicitation and. A firm protested a General Services Administration (GSA) contract award for facility engineering, repairs, and building maintenance services, contending that: (1) GSA's evaluation of awardee's corporate experience was flawed; and (2) GSA did not consider its lower.

A&T Systems, Inc., B, Dec. 15,CPD 9 at 3. The Bottom line for government contractors: When you plan on filing a bid protest, it is better to get a legal assessment of your case before filing. As was the case here, the GSA included some pretty harsh language about the request for proposal documents.

Awarded Contracts & Closed Bids. The County of Alameda, General Services Agency is pleased to provide closed bid and contract award information for the current calendar year listed below alphabetically by contract type.

Each listing was originally posted as an open procurement on the County Current Contracting Opportunities website. Please. protests sustained in FY dropped to 12%, down from 13% in FY). Because the filing of a protest with GAO may trigger an automatic stay of contract award or performance, such protests can be said to “disrupt” agency operations.

See, e.g., Memorandum for Secretaries of the Military Departments, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. GSA Increases Ceiling for 8(a) STARS II Contract: 06/15/ GSA and HUD Issue Cloud Adoption and Customer Experience Awards for Centers of Excellence Implementation Work: 06/10/ GSA Awards Contract Acquisition Life-cycle Management (CALM) System Task Order: 05/18/ GSA Awards Alliant 2 Joint Warfighter Task Order: 05/14/ On JHP protested the award of a task order to CACI, Inc.

The task order was issued by GSA, but it required the delivery of IT support services to DoD. GSA took corrective action soon thereafter, and the protest was dismissed as academic. On OctoGSA informed HP that it had again selected CACI for award. Inner Harbor West Joint Venture protests the award of a contract to Boston/Knott Limited Partnership under solicitation for offers (SFO) No, SMDissued by the General Services Administration (GSA) for the design and construction of a building to house the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA).

Inne: Harbor asserts that. I am pleased to announce that we are continuing with the evaluation and award (planned for Fall ) of GSA’s $50 billion Alliant 2 Governmentwide Acquisition Contract (GWAC).

Our decision follows the recent decision by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) to deny four companies’ protests to our new source selection methodology and the number of contractors to be awarded. Crump Associates protests the proposed award to Calcara Duffendack Foss Manlove Inc.

(CDFM) of a contract under request for proposals (RFP) No. GSPGXD, issued by the General Services Administration (GSA). Crump asserts, in essence, that it should have been awarded the contract because it submitted the lowest cost, technically.

Merle M. DeLancey Jr. and Lyndsay Gorton Almost daily, clients call our office seeking to protest the award of a federal government contract.

Unfortunately, sometimes these calls are too late. While contracts can be protested at the agency level, the Court of Federal Claims, and the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”), GAO protests are the most. The Government Accountability Office has been publishing its annual bid protest statistics report to Congress since fiscal year That year GAO received 2, new protests and closed 2, For FYGAO reports that it received 2, new protests and closed 2, Given the changes in contract law and the significant increase in expenditures on federal contracts over.

ISS Energy Services, Inc. protests the award of a contract to Ogden Allied Eastern Maintenance Corpcration under request for proposals (RFP) No.

GSPDWC, issued by the General Services Administration (GSA) for commercial facilities management services at the J, Caleb Boggs Courthouse and Federal Building, Wilmington, Delaware.

ISS. awarding contract after receiving notice of protest does not affect validity of award, Parking Company of America protests the award of a contract to A-1 Auto Park, Inc.

by the General Services Administration (GSA) under solicitation'No. GSB for management and operation of a parking facility at the Federal Building in Atlanta, Georgia.

However, Federal contractors have another effective tool at their disposal – the pre-award protest. A pre-award protest is based on alleged improprieties in the RFP that are apparent prior to the time set for receipt of initial proposals (or, in the case of an IFB, bid opening).

Dynamic Isolation Systems, Inc, (D/5) protests the award of a contract to Earthquake Protectign Systems, Inc, (EPS)/VSL Ccrporation (VSL), a joint venture, under request for proposals (RFP) No, GSP'KTC'O, issued by the General Services Administration (GSA), The RFP was to obtain the services of a "highly qualified" base isolator.

Find what cases have been put on the GAO bid protest docket can be helpful to see the status of your case or whether your award has been protested. You can search the GAO protest docket using various search choices such as.

case status (open, closed, or all cases), contracting agency,; solicitation number, or; protester. GAO Docket Recent Decisions. GAO Sustains Protest of $ Million Defense Intelligence Agency Contract. The contracting giant ManTech Advanced Systems International protested the award in October, saying the defense.

actual or prospective offeror whose direct economic interest would be affected by the award of a contract or by the failure to award a contract.” See FAR 7 Historically, a protest could be filed in a number of forums, including the General Services Board of Contract. The downside of failing to do so is amply illustrated in the recent Government Accountability Office (GAO) decision in Geotech Environmental Services, Inc., B (Novem ).

The protest involved the award of a contract to Wadsworth Builders Company, Inc. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Washington, DC PBS P GSA POLICY AND PROCEDURE. SUBJECT: Radon. Purpose. To establish GSA's radon policy in GSA Federal and leased facilities.

Background. Radon is a naturally occurring radioactive gas that is produced by the breakdown, or decay, of uranium in soil and rock. eVA - Virginia's eProcurement Portal - eVA is Virginia's online, electronic procurement system.

This web-based vendor registration and purchasing system allows state agencies, colleges, universities and many local governments to use eVA to conduct all purchasing and sourcing activities for goods and services.

protest is unlikely to offer relief. In addition, protests requiring an in-depth examination of the law are better reserved for the Court of Federal Claims. • Fast and efficient option for challenging incorrect award decisions on federal contracts.

• Timing is key. The GAO enforces strict deadlines that require a protest to be filed within days. Ernst & Young LLP in successfully defending a protest against it and teammate CALIBRE Systems, Inc. in connection with a bid protest that challenged a contract award by the Defense Health Agency.

Algese 2 s.c.a.r.l. in the successful protest at the Court of Federal Claims of a Navy contract award for air terminal and ground handling services in. GSA - U.S. Government Lease of Real Property - Revised - 6/22/ GSA - Request for Exception to Section Requirement (29 U.S.C.

D) - Revised - 6/12/ The GSA Forms Library contains these forms and views: GSA Forms (GSA) This is a list of all GSA forms. These are most often used by GSA employees, contractors and customers. Contractors filed 2, bid protests at GAO in – the lowest number in five years.

One possible cause for the decline is the Department of Defense’s enhanced debriefing procedures. Enhanced debriefings mean that contractors have greater access to information before the GAO’s short-fuse filing deadline and can make better-informed decisions regarding protests.

GAO to hear protest of its own contract award. General Dynamics IT lost a contract to support IT operations at Government Accountability Office and they’ve filed a protest at none other than GAO.

WASHINGTON, DC — On, Mathe Government Accountability Office sustained a Fedcar Company, Ltd’s. protest of the award of a lease contract to Duke Realty Limited Partnership by the General Services Administration (GSA) under solicitation for offers (SFO) No. GSB, for the construction and lease of a dedicated campus facility in Indianapolis, Indiana, for use by the.

As a result, contractors should understand and be prepared to mitigate the risk of agency protests to protect their contracts and position themselves for new ones.

Pros and Cons of Agency Protests. Beyond not having to pay a filing fee, there are pros (and cons) to filing an agency protest as opposed to a protest at GAO. An information technology contractor has dropped two bid protests of a contract possibly worth $ million to supply the U.S.

Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International. Palm Beach Aviation, Inc. (PBA) of West Palm Beach, Florida, protests the award of a contract to Rampart Aviation, Inc. of Franklinton, North Carolina, under request for proposals (RFP) No.

HR, issued by the U.S. Special Operations Command Regional Contracting Office Fort Bragg (USSOCOM) for an aircraft and pilot to support military parachute training for military personnel at.

By Keith R. Szeliga, Marko W. Kipa and Jessica M. Madon. The Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) is authorized to hear pre-award and post-award bid protest cases.

While protests often focus on post-award challenges to an agency’s evaluation, there are many meritorious protest grounds that must be raised, if at all, prior to the closing date for receipt for proposals.

FAS Leadership Team. The following individuals fill key leadership roles in the national and 11 regional offices of the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS). Under the Competition in Contracting Act of and our Bid Protest Regulations, we review protests concerning alleged violations of procurement statutes or regulations by federal agencies in the award or proposed award of contracts for procurement of goods and services, and solicitations leading to such awards.

31 U.S.C. sections (1), (); 4 C.F.R. sect. (a) (). By Keeley A. McCarty on Ap Posted in Bid Protest, GAO, General Services Administration, Protest In two recent opinions, the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) has declined to reconsider protests it dismissed during the recent lapse in its jurisdiction over protests of civilian agency task and delivery orders valued at more.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Monday rejected a bid protest over a $ million contract for work on U.S. Army research laboratories, saying the award was consistent with contract.

GSA Officials on Increased Bid Protests: 'This is How It’s Going to Be' Rena Schild/ Get the latest federal technology news delivered to your inbox. Where a protest is filed with GAO, the agency may be required to withhold award and to suspend contract performance.

The requirements for the withholding of award and the suspension of contract performance are set forth in 31 U.S.C. (c) and (d); GAO does not administer the requirements to stay award or suspend contract performance under.other request; an award or proposed award of such a contract; and a termination of such a contract, if the protest alleges that the termination was based on im-proprieties in the award of the contract Procedures for Initiating a GAO Bid Protest Protests must be in writing19 and delivered to the GAO.Defending Against a GAO Bid Protest: Protecting Your Contract Award By: Daniel J.

Strouse, Esq. and Matthew R. Keller, Esq.1 Most government contractors know they can protest a contract award to another competitor at the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”). But, contractors may not know.

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