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Selection of the best value contractor shall be made as follows:
(a) The university shall evaluate the qualifications of the bidders based solely upon the criteria set forth in the solicitation documents, and shall assign a qualifications score to each bid.
(b) The award of the contract shall be made to the bidder whose bid is determined, by the university in writing, to be the best value to the university. To determine the best value contractor, the university shall divide each bidder's price by its qualifications score. The lowest resulting cost per quality point will represent the best value bid.
(c) The university shall issue a written decision of its contract award.
(d) Upon issuance of a contract award, the university shall publicly announce its award identifying the best value contractor to which the award is made, the project, the project price, and the selected best value contractor's score based on the qualifications criteria for evaluating the bidders listed in the request for bids. The notice of award shall be made public and include the score of the selected best value contractor in relation to all other responsive bidders and their respective prices. The contract file shall include documentation sufficient to support the decision to award.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Public Contract Code - PCC § 10506.7 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/public-contract-code/pcc-sect-10506-7/
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