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Transfer of Cargo Operations at the Military Ocean Terminal, Oakland, California, From Civil Service to Contract Labor
B-171695: Published: Jun 11, 1974. Publicly Released: Nov 8, 1982.
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Review of Costs To Close the Frankford Arsenal
PLRD-82-53: Published: May 19, 1982. Publicly Released: May 21, 1982.
Pursuant to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the costs associated with the closing of the Frankford Arsenal in Pennsylvania. GAO was also asked to review why the Army incurred costs to paint buildings at Frankford that may eventually be demolished.GAO believes that the Army's estimate of $66 million to close Frankford Arsenal is reasonable. However, caretaker costs will increase the $66 milli...
Building Energy Analysis Computer Programs Developed by Federal Agencies--Cost, Use, and Need
PLRD-82-47: Published: Mar 22, 1982. Publicly Released: Mar 22, 1982.
GAO was asked to examine: (1) the cost to the government to develop building energy analysis computer programs; the utilization of these programs; (2) the rationale for selecting a government-developed program as the Building Energy Performance Standards (BEPS) evaluation technique for calculating energy consumption in buildings; (3) the continuing need for the government to develop these types of...
OMB Circular A-76
116886: Nov 17, 1981
GAO was requested to assist in a review of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular A-76. Of particular interest was the cost of the Circular's implementation versus potential cost savings within the Veterans Administration's (VA) Department of Medicine and Surgery and the effect contracting out would have on the provision of medical care by VA. Because GAO has not done any reviews which...
Contracting Out Vehicle Maintenance and Operations Functions at U.S. Naval Station, Mayport, Florida
MASAD-81-8: Published: Mar 4, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 14, 1981.
A request was made for GAO to review the cost comparison that was used by the Navy to justify its decision to convert in-house vehicle maintenance and operations functions to contractor performance at the U.S. Naval Station in Mayport, Florida.A Navy report showed that some revisions to the original cost comparison were appropriate. However, it stated that contractor performance was still more eco...
Financial Status of Major Federal Acquisitions September 30, 1980
MASAD-81-13: Published: Mar 20, 1981. Publicly Released: Mar 20, 1981.
The financial status of major U.S. Government acquisitions were determined. These include acquisitions financed solely with Federal funds and those financed jointy with Federal, State, and other funds. Cost estimates were obtained for each of the 1,040 civil and military acquisitions currently in development, test, production, or construction phases.Estimated costs for DOD projects increased $111...
Contracting Out of Selected In-House Commercial and Industrial-Type Activities at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New York
PSAD-81-4: Published: Dec 4, 1980. Publicly Released: Dec 9, 1980.
An audit was performed of the costs of performing four functions with in-house personnel, and by contract. The functions were: custodial services, laundry and drycleaning, and refuse collection at the U.S. Military Academy (USMA); and maintenance services at the Stewart Army Subpost (STAS). The maintenance services at STAS had been contracted out for over a year, and the other three functions at U...
Army's Contracting Out of Installation Support Functions at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mt. Clemens, Michigan
PSAD-80-79: Published: Sep 19, 1980. Publicly Released: Oct 3, 1980.
GAO examined the Army's tentative decision to contract out the installation support functions at Selfridge Air National Guard Base. GAO evaluated an Army cost comparison which showed that the Army could save about $3.1 million over a 3-year period if the functions were contracted out as opposed to being done in-house.GAO believes the potential savings of contracting out the installation support fu...
Significant Savings Resulting From GAO Accomplishments
B-198318: Published: Apr 3, 1980. Publicly Released: Apr 3, 1980.
The investigations and work that GAO has undertaken have resulted in significant savings to the Government. The savings have far exceeded the costs to GAO. An example of such savings is the accomplishment resulting from the review of the Air Force Phase IV computer replacement program. GAO advised the Air Force and the House Government Operations Committee that a different plan using one computer...
Financial Status of Major Federal Acquisitions September 30, 1979
PSAD-80-25: Published: Feb 12, 1980. Publicly Released: Feb 12, 1980.
Data about the financial status of major acquisitions of the U.S. Government, including acquisitions financed solely with Federal funds and those financed jointly with Federal, State, and other funds was incorporated into a report. Departments and agencies responsible for major acquisitions sent financial data on their projects and systems. The accuracy and completeness of the data in this report...