Notice of Intent to Award
(1)Notice of Intent to Award. The Authorized Agency must provide Written notice of its intent to award a Contract resulting from a formal Invitation to Bid or Request for Proposal to all Offerors according to ORS 279B.135 (Notice of intent to award) at least seven (7) Days before the Award of a Contract, unless the Authorized Agency determines that circumstances justify prompt execution of the Contract, in which case the Authorized Agency may provide a shorter notice period. The Authorized Agency must document the specific reasons for the shorter notice period in the Procurement File in accordance with OAR 125-246-0556 (Procurement Files).
(2)Finality. The Authorized Agency’s Award must not be final until the later of the following:
(a)The expiration of the protest period provided according to OAR 125-247-0740 (Protests and Judicial Review of Contract Award); or
(b)The Authorized Agency provides Written responses to all timely-filed protests denying the protests and affirming the Award.
(3)The Authorized Agency may provide this notice through any reasonable means and, if functionality exists, through ORPIN or other Electronic Procurement System approved by the State Chief Procurement Officer in accordance with OAR 125-246-0500 (Oregon Procurement Information Network (ORPIN)).
Rule 125-247-0610 — Notice of Intent to Award,