B-200261, SEP 23, 1980

B-200261: Sep 23, 1980

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DIGEST: ALLEGATION THAT CONTRACTOR WILL NOT PERFORM IN ACCORDANCE WITH CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS IS MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION NOT FOR RESOLUTION UNDER GAO BID PROTEST PROCEDURES. ANDERSON CLAIMS THAT THE CONTRACT WAS AWARDED "UNJUSTLY" AND THAT THE AWARDEE IS NOT PERFORMING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE CONTRACT. ANDERSON DOES NOT EXPLAIN WHY THE AWARD ITSELF WAS UNJUST. THAT IS A MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION WHICH IS THE FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PROCURING ACTIVITY. IF IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE AWARDEE IS NOT MEETING THE SPECIFICATIONS. THIS IS A MATTER FOR THE PROCURING AGENCY AND IS NOT ONE WHICH WE CONSIDER UNDER OUR BID PROTEST PROCEDURES. THE PROTEST IS DISMISSED.

B-200261, SEP 23, 1980

DIGEST: ALLEGATION THAT CONTRACTOR WILL NOT PERFORM IN ACCORDANCE WITH CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS IS MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION NOT FOR RESOLUTION UNDER GAO BID PROTEST PROCEDURES.

ANDERSON'S COMPLETE CLEANING SERVICE:

ANDERSON'S COMPLETE CLEANING SERVICE (ANDERSON) PROTESTS THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT BY THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION (VA) UNDER SOLICITATION NO. 538-80 -12. ANDERSON CLAIMS THAT THE CONTRACT WAS AWARDED "UNJUSTLY" AND THAT THE AWARDEE IS NOT PERFORMING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SPECIFICATIONS OF THE CONTRACT.

ANDERSON DOES NOT EXPLAIN WHY THE AWARD ITSELF WAS UNJUST. WITH RESPECT TO WHETHER THE AWARDEE PERFORMS IN ACCORDANCE WITH CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS, THAT IS A MATTER OF CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION WHICH IS THE FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PROCURING ACTIVITY. PRECISION ENVIRONMENTS, INC., B-198418, APRIL 29, 1980, 80-1 CPD 306. IF IT IS DETERMINED THAT THE AWARDEE IS NOT MEETING THE SPECIFICATIONS, THE CONTRACT MAY BE TERMINATED FOR DEFAULT. HOWEVER, AS INDICATED, THIS IS A MATTER FOR THE PROCURING AGENCY AND IS NOT ONE WHICH WE CONSIDER UNDER OUR BID PROTEST PROCEDURES. MAINLINE CARPET SPECIALISTS, INC., B-192534, MAY 8, 1979, 79-1 CPD 315.

THE PROTEST IS DISMISSED.