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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 M0035T Basis of Selection - Lowest Price Per Point (2007-05-25) M0035T

Remarks – Recommended Use of SACC Item

Use the following clause when the request for standing offers contains mandatory and point-rated technical evaluation criteria, and the basis of selection will be the responsive offer with the lowest evaluated price per point.

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, an offer must:
    1. comply with all the requirements of the Request for Standing Offers;
    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. Offers not meeting (a) or (b) or (c) will be declared non-responsive. Neither the responsive offer that receives the highest number of points nor the one that proposed the lowest price will necessarily be accepted. The responsive offer with the lowest evaluated price per point will be recommended for issuance of a standing offer.