Starlight Corporation, B-291520, January 3, 2003
B-291520: Jan 3, 2003
DIGEST Protest that contracting agency unreasonably rejected proposal as technically unacceptable is denied where agency reasonably understood the protester's proposal as failing to provide the staffing that the solicitation specified as required for particular services under the statement of work. Provided for award to the responsible small business offeror whose conforming proposal was most advantageous to the government. Past performance history was to be significantly more important than price. Nine proposals were received from seven offerors by the May 17. Starlight stated: The contract manager will assign 6 personnel to serve as observation walkers while towing aircraft to or from the wash rack facilities.