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DC Office of Contracting and Procurement

DC Office of Contracting and Procurement DC Office of Contracting & Procurement (OCP) manages the purchase of $5.6 billion in goods, services The main phone number for the agency is (202) 727-0252.

The Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP), under the direction of the Chief Procurement Officer, was established by DC law in 1997 and provides contracting services for selected agencies and offices in the District. The mission of OCP is to partner with vendors and District agencies to purchase quality goods and services in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost while ensuring that all pur

The Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP), under the direction of the Chief Procurement Officer, was established by DC law in 1997 and provides contracting services for selected agencies and offices in the District. The mission of OCP is to partner with vendors and District agencies to purchase quality goods and services in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost while ensuring that all pur

Operating as usual

09/28/2022

It’s National Women’s Health and Fitness Day! highlights our work with to contract services for beneficial exercise programs for District residents to use (most times at no cost) in order to stay healthy including yoga, Zumba, spinning, and more!

09/22/2022

Today is , and celebrates the hard-working women that own and run businesses that contract with the District government to provide essential goods and services to our residents.

09/20/2022

On , we celebrate IT professionals and the invaluable expertise they provide, including those contracted by and that help fully equip the District with the technology needed to serve our residents and District government.

09/16/2022

On , celebrates the hardworking men and women who build and maintain our community’s infrastructure, including our roads, waterways, parks, and many more services that OCP contracts with on behalf of the District.

09/12/2022
Additional Vendor Resources | ocp

collaborates with District agencies to verify information from potential , including Department of Small & Local Business Development, Department of Employment Services, and Department of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs. Learn more at https://go.usa.gov/xMxtk.

The DC Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP) works in collaboration with several District agencies to verify information provided by potential offerors. For more information about those agencies, review the links below.

09/09/2022

Contractors are required to obtain and maintain insurance that is specified in solicitations and contracts. A contractor’s insurance broker or company must provide a Certificate of Insurance, proof of required coverage prior to commencing performance of the contract.

09/07/2022
Opportunities with Independent Agencies | ocp


There are agencies and quasi-government agencies that have contracting and procurement authority independent of the Chief Procurement Officer and . To find contracting opportunities with those agencies, visit https://go.usa.gov/xVTWR.

In addition to these agencies, there are DC government agencies and quasi-government agencies that have contracting and procurement authority, independent of the Chief Procurement Officer and OCP. The full Procurement Authority Chart is available here. For more information about opportunities with t...

09/05/2022

Term of the Week

Emergency Procurement:
A procurement action initiated and processed when there is an imminent threat to the public health, welfare, property or safety, or to prevent or minimize serious disruption in agency operations.

08/31/2022
Purchase Card Transactions

posts monthly purchase card transaction and purchase order reports in the District's Open Data Website at https://go.usa.gov/xyJze. These reports ensure taxpayers know where, when, and how their money is spent, helping to prevent, waste, fraud, and abuse.

DC government is providing Purchase Card transaction data. The Purchase Card Program Management Office is part of the Office of Contracting and Procurement.

08/30/2022
Procurement Center of Excellence | ocp


Are you a on the path to contract with the District but need assistance? The Procurement Center of Excellence helps with E-Sourcing, Vendor Management, E-Invoicing, and other PASS related inquiries. Visit https://go.usa.gov/xyd2p.

Questions about doing business with the District government?

08/29/2022

Term of the Week

Cure Notice:
A written notice specifying a contractor's failure to perform a provision or to make sufficient progress so as to endanger contract performance. It includes a period of time in which the contractor will be allowed to cure the failure.

Profits from the sale of  surplus property are deposited directly into the treasury to be re-allocated to departments an...
08/26/2022
Results for District of Columbia Government, DC - govdeals.com


Profits from the sale of surplus property are deposited directly into the treasury to be re-allocated to departments and programs throughout District government, saving taxpayers money. Visit https://bit.ly/2KNvGWS to see current auction listings.

GovDeals' online marketplace provides services to government, educational, and related entities for the sale of surplus assets to the public. Auction rules may vary across sellers.

08/22/2022
Solicitation Documents | ocp

requires that potential submit certain documents and certifications prior to the award of contracts. If you’re a and seeking to do business with the District, visit https://go.usa.gov/xyScd for a list of required documents.

District contractors are required to pay their employees the District Living Wage rate. Effective January 1, 2021 until June 30, 2021, the living wage rate is $15 per hour.

08/18/2022

celebrates National Aviation Day! We highlight our work to procure helicopter maintenance services and supplies on behalf of and their Air Support Unit which assists MPD’S daily operations in aerial surveillance, search and rescue operations, and other functions.

Are you a DC-based ? Consider becoming a Certified Business Enterprise (CBE).  certified businesses receive preference i...
08/17/2022
CBE Certifications | dslbd


Are you a DC-based ? Consider becoming a Certified Business Enterprise (CBE). certified businesses receive preference in procurement and contracting opportunities. Learn more at https://dslbd.dc.gov/page/get-certified!

Connecting Small and Local Businesses to DC Government Contracting Opportunities

08/16/2022

What’s the difference between the Loch Ness monster and a trouble-free supply chain? The Loch Ness monster has been sighted. It’s ! Do you have a favorite procurement joke?

08/12/2022

In addition to auditing contracts, the Office of Procurement Integrity and Compliance operates a hotline to confidentially report fraud, waste, and abuse to ensure accountability and transparency throughout the procurement process. Call (800)521-1639 or (202)724-8577.

08/10/2022


Don't miss out on opportunities has for District small businesses! If you’re a and interested in doing business with the District, visit http://ow.ly/VTMf50JV0Zm now to search and bid on open solicitations.

08/08/2022

Celebrate National Bargain Hunting Week by checking out OCP’s Surplus Property auction at dcgovt.govdeals.com. From vehicles to musical instruments to exercise equipment, a wide range of excess and surplus DC government property is auctioned off every day.

The Federal Surplus Property Assistance Program (FSPAP) is a state-run federal program for the donation of federal surpl...
08/03/2022
Surplus Property | ocp

The Federal Surplus Property Assistance Program (FSPAP) is a state-run federal program for the donation of federal surplus property to public, tax-supported entities, and eligible private nonprofit tax-exempt organizations. Visit https://ocp.dc.gov/page/surplus-property-ocp.

The Surplus Property Division (SPD) in the DC Office of Contracting and Procurement facilitates the reuse, sale or disposal of excess and surplus DC government personal property.

08/02/2022

August is ! Doing business with the District can help your business grow. In honor of Black Business Month, will share a series of posts this month on where to find these opportunities and how to pursue them.

08/01/2022

Procurement Term of the Week:

Debarment
Action taken by the Director to exclude a contractor from District contracting and District-approved subcontracting for a reasonable, specified period.

07/29/2022


The Mayor, City Administrator, and Chief Procurement Officer serve on the PARB and review general concerns with contracting-related procedures, actions, and operations that negatively impact the quality, efficiency, or effectiveness of the contracting process.

07/27/2022
Procurement Accountability Review Board After-Action Report | ocp

In 2015, Mayor Bowser established the Procurement Accountability and Review Board (PARB) to improve the quality, efficiency, and integrity of the contracting and procurement process within the District. Learn more at https://go.usa.gov/xJQus.

In June 2015, Mayor Muriel Bowser established the Procurement Accountability and Review Board (PARB) to improve the quality, efficiency, and integrity of the contracting and procurement process within the District. The Board is comprised of the Mayor, the City Administrator, and the Chief Procuremen...

Procurement Term of the Week: Maximum Order Limitation Dollar amount or unit quantity above which a contracting officer ...
07/25/2022

Procurement Term of the Week:

Maximum Order Limitation
Dollar amount or unit quantity above which a contracting officer may not submit orders and a contractor may not accept orders. The limitation is generally specified in the contract.

07/21/2022
DC Procurement Technical Assistance Center | dslbd

DC PTAC can help DC small businesses confidently navigate the procurement process. Assistance is tailored to meet your specific goals, such as: Contract research, bid matching, marketing plans, subcontracting, certifications, and more! Visit https://go.usa.gov/xJQHp.

DSLBD offers personalized business counseling and competitive insights for navigating the government contracting process successfully.

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center helps  navigate the government contracting process with personalized busines...
07/19/2022
DSLBD eCenter Direct


The Procurement Technical Assistance Center helps navigate the government contracting process with personalized business counseling and competitive insights. Sign up for a workshop or one-on-one counseling at https://bizdc.ecenterdirect.com/signup.

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Procurement Term of the Week: Amendment Any change to a solicitation issued by a contracting officer.
07/18/2022

Procurement Term of the Week:

Amendment
Any change to a solicitation issued by a contracting officer.

07/14/2022

Do you need further assistance in troubleshooting other technical issues such as solicitation submission issues and adding additional users to existing accounts? OCP’s Procurement Center of Excellence can help you. Call 202-724-4477 for assistance.

07/12/2022


Do you need to find out the status of a published solicitation? The Procurement Center of Excellence can assist you. Call 202-724-4477 for assistance.

Procurement Term of the Week:SuretyA party legally liable for the debt, default, or failure of a principal to satisfy a ...
07/11/2022

Procurement Term of the Week:

Surety
A party legally liable for the debt, default, or failure of a principal to satisfy a contractual obligation.

07/06/2022

The DC Supply Schedule (DCSS) is the multiple-award schedule for meeting reoccurring needs of District agencies. New and existing can apply when registered on the DCSS, providing greater opportunities to conduct business with the District.

Procurement Term of the Week:Pre-Award SurveyA detailed review (sometimes on-site) of contractor to ascertain informatio...
07/04/2022

Procurement Term of the Week:

Pre-Award Survey
A detailed review (sometimes on-site) of contractor to ascertain information sufficient to make a determination regarding responsibility.

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