Offering a much-needed guide for state and local government agencies similar to the Federal Acquisitions Regulations Guide, this book serves as an authoritative source on contracting for services. In addition to best practices documents, techniques, and tools, the text offers strategies to make use of information technology and the Internet. It discusses the entire contracting cycle, from advanced contract planning, pre-solicitation, and solicitation, to proposal evaluation, negotiation, and award, right through contract administration and closeout. A valuable resource for those on both sides of a contract, it also provides definitions for numerous contracting terms.Legal purpose, 4 defined, 279 Letter communications, 103, 123 Letter contracts, 215-217, 231, 244 authority to award, 229 awarding ... 280 definitization of, 229- 230 sample, 415-416 template, 217 Level of service, in emergency contracting, 228 Life cycle cost, 20, 71, ... MSC, 222 Mental disabilities, 153 Microsoft Word, uses in contract review, 239 Milestones, 352, 385 managing completion of, 249, 251, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Contracting for services in state and local government agencies|
|Author||:||William Sims Curry|
|Publisher||:||CRC - 2008-11-05|