USFilter Operating Services, Inc., B-293215, February 10, 2004 * REDACTED DECISION
B-293215: Feb 10, 2004
DIGEST Protest that agency improperly failed to conduct meaningful discussions with protester is denied where record shows that agency specifically brought its concerns to protester's attention during negotiations. The RFP was issued pursuant to the authority in 10 U.S.C. Where more than one entity is interested in the conveyance. Competitive procedures must be used to determine which entity will be the eventual conveyee. 10 U.S.C. That the conveyance will reduce the long-term cost of the utility services to the government. 10 U.S.C. Also provided as follows: The Government will only acquire utility services if it conveys the related utility system(s). (2) the conveyance will reduce the long-term costs of the United States for utility services provided by the utility system concerned.