Reasons For Rejection of Applicants

The following list would result in a Board determination that the application missing information will be considered ineligible for review either as a result of violation of provisions of law and Executive Order or rules properly established by the Board:
  1. Application not signed by a Principal of the firm.
  2. Applicant firm is not a designer as defined in Chapter 7C.
  3. Applicant firm is not of the type (i.e. A, A/E, E) requested in the advertisement.
  4. The P.I.C. of the prime applicant does not meet the requirements of the advertisement.
  5. Failure to include a resume of one or more of personnel listed on the organizational chart or otherwise required.
  6. The application does not include both MBE and WBE.
  7. MBE and/or WBE goals are met with non-requested prime or sub-consultants.
  8. Ownership requirements as defined by Chapter 7C not fulfilled.
  9. The application does not include all requested sub-consultants.
  10. All sub-consultants must be registered in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts when such registration is available.
  11. Section #12 of the application is not answered with “Yes” or “No”.
  12. No Master File Brochure on file.
  13. Failure to supply sub-consultants acknowledgment form.
  14. Failure to supply Out of State Registration Certificate - All Out of State firms applying to advertisements to the Designer Selection Board must ensure they are registered to do business with the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  15. Applications that are incomplete will be rejected.

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