Contract administration (51 - 60 of 86 items)
Allegations Concerning Irregularities in Maintenance and Repair Work at Fort Lee and Fort Belvoir, VA
PLRD-83-68: Published: Apr 20, 1983. Publicly Released: Apr 20, 1983.
GAO reviewed allegations of irregularities on three Army maintenance and repair projects.GAO found that the three projects in question were performed by the same firm. The Army Corps of Engineers' representatives and the facilities engineers at both bases felt that the work was satisfactory and that the installation and subsequent reinstallation of windows and doors was not due to poor contractor...
Efficiency and Effectiveness of General Services Administration Motor Pools
107344: Sep 5, 1978
General Services Administration (GSA) motor pool operations in Seattle SEA-TAC, Boise, and Portland-Vancouver were reviewed. The pools are generally providing good, economical service to their customers, but management action is needed in several areas. At the Seattle SEA-TAC area, GSA should: perform a feasibility study to determine the possibility of purchasing (or leasing) motor pool space with...
Limited Survey of Contract Award and Administrative Procedures at Fort Carson
120276: Apr 20, 1982
GAO performed a limited review of contract award and administrative procedures at Fort Carson, Colorado to identify any significant or systemic weaknesses that result in ineffective, inefficient, or uneconomical practices.GAO examined five principal contracts, together with various award and administrative procedures on other contracts, but did not find any weaknesses in these procedures that woul...
Alleged Deficiencies in a Painting Contract at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas
LCD-78-307: Published: Jan 24, 1978. Publicly Released: Nov 17, 1982.
A follow-up of alleged deficiencies in a pointing contract at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, revealed that the Army and the contractor have reached a proposed settlement and that the contractor has agreed to correct certain deficiencies identified by the Army. Upon correction of the deficiencies, the Army has agreed to release approximately $15,000 which has been withheld on the contract. Army personnel...
Veterans Administration's Method of Awarding Federal Supply Schedule Contracts for Chemical Reagents
B-171649: Published: Jun 10, 1971. Publicly Released: Nov 10, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
Protest of Defense Logistics Agency Procurement Procedures
B-206446: Published: Jun 17, 1982. Publicly Released: Jun 17, 1982.
No summary is currently available...
GAO Views on H.R. 2580
116349: Sep 14, 1981
Legislation has been proposed which would amend the Property and Administrative Services Act to reform contracting procedures and contract supervisory practices of the Federal Government. The bill is aimed at preventing or providing penalties for the types of fraud and abuse that occurred at the General Services Administration (GSA) in the past few years. It prescribes improved procurement and con...
Review of DOD Contracts Awarded Under OMB Circular A-76
PLRD-81-58: Published: Aug 26, 1981. Publicly Released: Aug 26, 1981.
In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed a sample of contracts awarded by the Department of Defense (DOD) under the provisions of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-76, which prescribes the policies for acquiring commercial or industrial products and services needed by the Government. DOD implements the Circular through its Commercial and Industrial-Type Activities (CITA) p...
Interagency Use of Field Contract Support Services for Supply and Equipment Procurements
PLRD-81-38: Published: Jun 11, 1981. Publicly Released: Jun 11, 1981.
GAO conducted a survey to determine the extent that agencies were duplicating field support services for supply and equipment procurements at manufacturing plants. These services include financial audits, engineering support, contract payments, quality assurance surveillance and inspections, production surveillance, and property administration.Duplication of field contract support services at plan...
Procurement Practices at the Council on Environmental Quality
PLRD-81-24: Published: Apr 24, 1981. Publicly Released: Apr 24, 1981.
GAO reviewed contracts awarded by the Council on Environmental Quality. The objectives of the review were to determine: (1) the number and general history of contracts awarded during fiscal years 1979 and 1980; (2) the extent of and justification for noncompetitive contracts; (3) the managerial controls used by the Council to minimize noncompetitive awards; and (4) the improvements, if any, needed...