Phil Howry Company, B-291402.3; B-291402.4, February 6, 2003
B-291402.3,B-291402.4: Feb 6, 2003
BACKGROUND The RFP was issued as a section 8(a) set-aside. /1/ It provided for the award of a fixed-price contract to the "responsible bona fide 8(a) Offeror Region 6 whose proposal. Is fair and reasonable. Past performance and price were of equal importance. The sole "purpose" of the past performance evaluation was "to make an overall risk assessment of the Offeror's ability to perform the work required by the Solicitation. . . . Offerors were required to "[p]rovide a list of at least five (5). "Relevant" contracts were defined as "construction projects that would be considered similar in scope and magnitude to this project. 078 was approximately $2 million less than the Government estimate of $8.