Clemson University, in accordance with South Carolina Procurement Code, Section 11-35-1570, and regulation 19-445.2110, is providing public notice of the award of an emergency contract to The View for a total potential value of $408,240 for Clemson requires additional housing for students as a means to address plans for proper social distancing, isolation and quarantine required in response to COVID‐19 that exceed the capacity of on campus, Clemson owned housing. Since we were not able to complete a formal solicitation and no other source selection method was possible, and this was a requirement that had to be contracted for to meet the mission of the University, I determined this was an emergency procurement.
Bidder’s right to protest as listed in Section 11-35-4210 in the South Carolina Consolidated Procurement Code applies to this announcement of an emergency procurement.
PROTESTS (MAY 2019). If you are aggrieved in connection with the solicitation or award of the contract, you may be entitled to protest, but only as provided in Section 11-35-4210. To protest a solicitation, you must submit a protest within fifteen days of the date the applicable solicitation document is issued. To protest an award, you must (i) submit notice of your intent to protest within seven business days of the date the award notice is posted, and (ii) submit your actual protest within fifteen days of the date the award notice is posted. Days are calculated as provided in Section 11-35-310(13). Both protests and notices of intent to protest must be in writing and must be received by the appropriate Chief Procurement Officer within the time provided. See clause entitled “Protest-CPO”. The grounds of the protest and the relief requested must be set forth with enough particularity to give notice of the issues to be decided. PROTEST - CPO - MMO ADDRESS (JUN 2006): Any protest must be addressed to the Chief Procurement Officer, Materials Management Office, and submitted in writing (a) by email to: email@example.com or (b) by post or delivery to 1201 Main Street, Suite 600, Columbia, SC 29201.