[Protests of USDA Contract Award for Audit Services]
B-245903,B-245903.2: Feb 10, 1992
- Full Report:
A firm protested a Department of Agriculture (USDA) contract award for audit services, contending that USDA: (1) improperly evaluated the awardee's bid; and (2) failed to conduct meaningful price discussions with it. GAO held that USDA: (1) evaluated the awardee's bid in accordance with the stated evaluation scheme; and (2) was not obligated to discuss price with the protester, since USDA did not consider the protester's price unreasonable. Accordingly, the protest was denied.