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Basis of Selection - Lowest Price Per Point

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Revision History

Date Status ID Title
2007-05-25 Active A0035T Basis of Selection - Lowest Price Per Point (2007-05-25) A0035T
2006-06-16 Superseded A0035T ARCHIVED: Basis of Selection - Lowest Price Per Point (2006-06-16) A0035T
1995-03-31 Superseded A0035T ARCHIVED: Basis of Selection (1995-03-31) A0035T
1992-01-31 Superseded A0035T ARCHIVED: Basis of Selection (1992-01-31) A0035T

Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the following clause when the bid solicitation contains mandatory and point-rated technical evaluation criteria, and the basis of selection will be the responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price per point.

Do not use for low dollar value requirements if the 2T-LDV1 template is used.

Contracting officers must complete and insert in 1.(c) one of the following options:

  • Option 1: "obtain the required minimum of _____ (insert minimum percentage) percent overall of the points for the technical evaluation criteria which are subject to point rating. The rating is performed on a scale of _____ (insert the total number of points available) points."
  • Option 2: "obtain the required minimum of _____ (insert minimum number of points) points overall for the technical evaluation criteria which are subject to point rating. The rating is performed on a scale of _____ (insert the total number of points available) points."
  • Option 3: "obtain the required minimum points for the technical evaluation criteria which are subject to point rating."

Legal text for SACC item

  1. To be declared responsive, a bid must:
    1. comply with all the requirements of the bid solicitation;
    2. meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria; and
    3. ______ (contracting officers are to insert one of the options provided under the remarks sections above).
  2. Bids not meeting (a) or (b) or (c) will be declared non-responsive. Neither the responsive bid that receives the highest number of points nor the one that proposed the lowest price will necessarily be accepted. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price per point will be recommended for award of a contract.