Vendor Protest Procedures

 
Regulation
Any party who desires to protest a bid or contract award issued by the Procurement Department or in conjunction with Facilities Services Division must submit a written request within 30 calendar days from the date of the award to:
Executive Director of Procurement or Director of Procurement
Central Piedmont Community College
P.O. Box 35009
Charlotte, NC 28235
 
Vendor request
The vendor request must be received by the Executive Director of Procurement or the Director of Procurement no later than 30 calendar days from the date of the award and must contain specific, sound reasons and any supporting documentation for the protest.
 
Response to written request
Response to the protest will be issued by the Executive Director of Procurement or the Director of Procurement.
 
How vendor may get information
The following table describes the way a vendor may get information about a bid or contract award:
When the vendor...then the vendor...and the Buyer
is waiting for confirmation during or after the 30-day period may call the Buyer to obtain a verbal confirmation of bid and contract award

NOTE: An award notice is only required to be sent to the successful vendor(s) and may not be sent to all participants.
may advise that the bid or award is still under consideration during the 30-day period, depending on terms and conditions of the bid or contract