B-171304(1), DEC. 9, 1970

B-171304(1): Dec 9, 1970

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TO MILLAR & FALLIN: WE ARE IN RECEIPT OF YOUR LETTER DATED NOVEMBER 12. YOU COMPLAIN THAT YOU HAVE BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL IN OBTAINING FROM THE CONTRACTING OFFICER A FINAL DECISION (APPARENTLY UNDER THE DISPUTES CLAUSE) WHICH IS NECESSARY FOR AN APPEAL. BY LETTER OF TODAY WE HAVE CALLED THIS MATTER TO THE ATTENTION OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY. FURTHER CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO WHETHER ADDITIONAL ACTION BY THIS OFFICE IS NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE. WE WILL ADVISE YOU OF OUR CONCLUSIONS.

B-171304(1), DEC. 9, 1970

CONTRACTS - DISPUTES CLAUSE LETTER ADVISING THAT THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY HAS BEEN ASKED TO GIVE ATTENTION TO THE CLAIM OF ROYAL SERVICES, INC, UNDER A DISPUTES CLAUSE FOR DEDUCTION MADE FROM A CONTRACT FOR CUSTODIAL SERVICES.

TO MILLAR & FALLIN:

WE ARE IN RECEIPT OF YOUR LETTER DATED NOVEMBER 12, 1970, MAKING CLAIM ON BEHALF OF ROYAL SERVICES, INC., FOR DEDUCTIONS MADE FROM CONTRACT NO. DABC09-69-D-C529 YOUR CLIENT HELD WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY FOR CUSTODIAL SERVICES AT FORT BENNING, GEORGIA. YOU COMPLAIN THAT YOU HAVE BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL IN OBTAINING FROM THE CONTRACTING OFFICER A FINAL DECISION (APPARENTLY UNDER THE DISPUTES CLAUSE) WHICH IS NECESSARY FOR AN APPEAL.

BY LETTER OF TODAY WE HAVE CALLED THIS MATTER TO THE ATTENTION OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY, WITH A REQUEST THAT IT RECEIVE PROMPT CONSIDERATION AND THIS OFFICE BE ADVISED OF THE ACTION TAKEN. UPON RECEIPT OF SUCH ADVICE, FURTHER CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO WHETHER ADDITIONAL ACTION BY THIS OFFICE IS NECESSARY OR APPROPRIATE, AND WE WILL ADVISE YOU OF OUR CONCLUSIONS.