Cherokee Information Services, Inc., B-291718, March 3, 2003
B-291718: Mar 3, 2003
DIGEST Protest that agency failed to make award on the basis of the lowest-priced proposal that had been included in the competitive range is denied where this contention is based on the protester's unreasonable interpretation of the solicitation. Stated that award was to be made to the responsible offeror whose offer. The ratings for each listed technical evaluation criterion of the technical factor (in section A.19) were to be combined to determine the overall technical rating. "the results of the technical evaluation will be used to determine whether an offeror's proposal will be considered for inclusion within the competitive range.". Past performance was to be evaluated based on the quality of the past performance.