B-149991, OCT. 31, 1962

B-149991: Oct 31, 1962

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INCORPORATED: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 25. AS YOU WERE ADVISED IN LETTER OF OCTOBER 10. WHO IS NO LONGER WITH THE YARDS AND DOCKS SUPPLY OFFICE. THE NAME OF YOUR FIRM WAS NOT INCLUDED ON THEIR REGULAR BIDDERS' LIST. THAT STEPS HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO INSURE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN REINSTATED ON THEIR BIDDERS' LIST. THAT YOU WILL BE SOLICITED IN A PROPER AND PROMPT MANNER IN THE FUTURE. SINCE VALID AWARDS HAVE BEEN MADE UNDER PRIOR INVITATIONS FOR BIDS.

B-149991, OCT. 31, 1962

TO WHITE PLAINS ELECTRICAL SUPPLY COMPANY, INCORPORATED:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF SEPTEMBER 25, 1962, CONCERNING THE FAILURE OF THE U.S. NAVY YARDS AND DOCKS SUPPLY OFFICE, PORT HUENEME, CALIFORNIA, TO FURNISH YOU REGULARLY AND PROMPTLY WITH INVITATIONS FOR BIDS.

AS YOU WERE ADVISED IN LETTER OF OCTOBER 10, 1962, FROM THE COMMANDING OFFICER, BUREAU OF YARDS AND DOCKS SUPPLY OFFICE, PORT HUENEME, CALIFORNIA, HIS INVESTIGATION OF THE MATTER REVEALED THAT DUE TO THE ARBITRARY ACTS OF AN EMPLOYEE, WHO IS NO LONGER WITH THE YARDS AND DOCKS SUPPLY OFFICE, THE NAME OF YOUR FIRM WAS NOT INCLUDED ON THEIR REGULAR BIDDERS' LIST; THAT STEPS HAVE BEEN TAKEN TO INSURE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN REINSTATED ON THEIR BIDDERS' LIST; AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLICITED IN A PROPER AND PROMPT MANNER IN THE FUTURE. SITUATION, AND SINCE VALID AWARDS HAVE BEEN MADE UNDER PRIOR INVITATIONS FOR BIDS, FURTHER ACTION IN THE MATTER LOOKING TOWARD CANCELLATION OF SUCH AWARDS WOULD NOT BE WARRANTED.