Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority: Contracting Practices Do Not Always Comply with Airport Lease Requirements

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DIANE Publishing, 2003 - 75 pages
The Metropolitan Wash. Airports Act of 1986 provided for the lease of Wash. Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Wash. Nat. Airport and the transfer of operating responsibility from the federal government to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. The Authority is an independent, nonfederal, public entity that has operated the government-owned airports since June 7, 1987, under a 50-year lease with the Dept. of Transportation. To carry out its mandate, the Authority enters into a wide range of contractual relationships to acquire supplies and construction and other services. This report provides a current assessment of whether the Authority has satisfied its contracting obligations under the statutory lease provision. Illus.

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Page 1 - United States Senate The Honorable Don Young Chairman The Honorable James L. Oberstar Ranking Democratic Member Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure House of Representatives...
Page 47 - Congress finds that economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the procurement of property and services by the executive agencies will be improved by establishing an office to exercise responsibility for procurement policies, regulations, procedures, and forms.
Page 54 - Bernard L. Ungar Director, Physical Infrastructure Issues United States General Accounting Office 441 G Street NW Washington, DC 20548 Dear Mr.
Page 48 - ... full and open competition; (6) the term "full and open competition", when used with respect to a procurement, means that all responsible sources are permitted to submit sealed bids or competitive proposals on the procurement...
Page 39 - Agency Comments and Our Evaluation We provided a draft of this report for review and comment to the...
Page 45 - July 1997 in accordance with generally accepted government auditing standards. A detailed description of our objectives, scope, and methodology is contained in appendix I.
Page 54 - Comments From the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority Note: GAO comments supplementing those in the report text appear at the end of this appendix. See comment 1. See comment 1. See comment 2.
Page 4 - We provided a draft of this report for review and comment to the Director of OMB; the Secretaries of Agriculture, HHS, and Transportation; and the Administrator of EPA.
Page 18 - The competitive range shall be determined by the SEB together with the contracting officer on the basis of Mission Suitability, Cost, Relevant Experience and Past Performance, and Other Considerations stated in the solicitation and shall Include all proposals that have a reasonable chance of being selected for award.
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