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The purpose of the District of Columbia’s Office of Contract and Procurement’s (OCP) Acquisition Planning Portal is to partner with various District agencies to develop scope of work, specifications, and solicitation documents and to promote full and open competition for upcoming acquisitions. Likewise, OCP’s Acquisition Planning Portal (Portal) will provide industry with planned schedules for all acquisitions to ensure that vendors are able bid on those projects.
With respect to the contract descriptions and other data included in this Portal, readers should note that the information is provided for general information only and are not to be construed as final document. The exact description of the scope of work and other pertinent information concerning an individual contract will be found in the contract specifications and drawings or solicitation documents which may be obtained by prospective bidders when solicitation begins. Most contracts for construction, procurement of capital equipment and professional services are awarded after a competitive process, including sealed bids for construction (IFB) and competitive requests for proposals (RFP) for professional services.
Some aspects of contracting are common to all District agencies:
Public notices of solicitations are normally published on OCP’s website at ocp.dc.gov