Beautify Professional Services Corporation, B-291954.3, October 6, 2003
B-291954.3: Oct 6, 2003
DIGEST Protest of the award to a firm with a higher past performance rating and a higher price is sustained where the source selection authority ignored the protester's significantly lower price and. BACKGROUND The RFP was issued on July 19. Was determined most advantageous to the government. These contracts were required to exceed an annual total (per contract) of $2.2 million. A sample of which was included in the RFP. The RFP defined a very good/significant confidence rating as "little doubt exists that the offeror will successfully perform the required effort. " and the RFP defined an exceptional/high confidence rating as "essentially no doubt exists that the offeror will successfully perform the required effort.".