B-145834, JUN. 28, 1961

B-145834: Jun 28, 1961

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WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED BY THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION THAT ALL BIDS RECEIVED IN RESPONSE TO THE INVITATION HAVE BEEN REJECTED BECAUSE OF THE LACK OF FUNDS. IT IS CONTEMPLATED THAT THE WORK CALLED FOR UNDER THE INVITATION WILL NOT BE READVERTISED IN THE FORTHCOMING 1962 FISCAL YEAR DUE TO ANTICIPATED APPROVAL FOR A NEW FEDERAL BUILDING IN THE BALTIMORE AREA. WE MUST REGARD THE ISSUE RAISED BY YOUR PROTEST AS ACADEMIC AND OUR FILE IN THE MATTER WILL BE CLOSED.

B-145834, JUN. 28, 1961

TO STICKLES, HAYDEN AND YOUNG:

BY LETTER DATED MAY 20, 1961, WITH ENCLOSURE, YOU PROTESTED, ON BEHALF OF PSATY BROS., INC., AGAINST THE PROPOSED AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO SMITH AND DECORSE, INC., UNDER INVITATION FOR BIDS NO. GS-R3 8178/6653.

WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED BY THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION THAT ALL BIDS RECEIVED IN RESPONSE TO THE INVITATION HAVE BEEN REJECTED BECAUSE OF THE LACK OF FUNDS. IT IS CONTEMPLATED THAT THE WORK CALLED FOR UNDER THE INVITATION WILL NOT BE READVERTISED IN THE FORTHCOMING 1962 FISCAL YEAR DUE TO ANTICIPATED APPROVAL FOR A NEW FEDERAL BUILDING IN THE BALTIMORE AREA.

IN VIEW THEREOF, WE MUST REGARD THE ISSUE RAISED BY YOUR PROTEST AS ACADEMIC AND OUR FILE IN THE MATTER WILL BE CLOSED.