Negotiation of Renewal Contracts with National Park Concessioners

B-80362: Oct 28, 1948

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The Secretary of the Interior requested that GAO advise whether it had any objections to a draft renewal contract for park concessioners which stated that any building development undertaken by the concessioner during the previous contract period was considered property of the United States, and that the concessioner only held the right to reimbursement if the contract was not renewed.

GAO determined that the renewal leases put all bidders on the same footing from the standpoint of their capital investment in the buildings and improvements, and as such perceived no objection to the procedure for renewal contract negotiations with national park concessioners.

Mar 22, 2018

Mar 20, 2018

Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

  • Interoperability Clearinghouse
    We dismiss the protest because the protester, a not-for-profit entity, is not an interested party to challenge this sole-source award to an Alaska Native Corporation under the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program.

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