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Memos from the Director of Contracting ( regarding COVID-19)

Contracting in Disasters: What Companies Can Do To Help

20 March 2020

1.    I want to make sure that everyone understands the first steps in doing business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USAGE), and the Government, is for your company to register with ( Within is the Disaster Response Registry, where you can register your company's unique capabilities (
2.    If you are interested in doing business with us, I invite you to our website where you can find more about contracting with USAGE and the U.S. Government
3.    If you are registered as a small business, I encourage you to work with our Small Business Program professionals (­Business/). You can also work with the Small Business Association (SBA)
4.    There are also many subcontracting opportunities for your company, working as a part of the whole to accomplish the mission. This is usually done in partnership with larger companies. The SBA can best help you here.
5.    Thank you for your willingness to help the country in jts efforts to combat and recover from COVID-19. This is a trying time for everyone.

See full memo HERE.


Memo from the Director of Contracting re: COVID-19

13 March 2020
For USACE Contractors, As the Director of Contracting for the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, I wanted to personally reach out to all of you and let you know that we are actively monitoring the situation in regards to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Attached is the guidance we received on planning for potential Novel Coronavirus Contract Impacts. Please read the attachment, and if you have any questions or concerns how this situation affects your project(s), please reach out to your respective Contracting Officer for assistance. 
Released by:
Director of Contracting


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Contracting Division

The Mission of the Kansas City District Army Corps of Engineers Contracting Division is to provide Civil, Military and Environmental Services for our nation. The projects include Supply, Construction, and Architectural Engineering Services for our various customers assisting in national and world emergency requirements. The Corps of Engineers is made up of a diverse group of professionals dedicated to ensuring the accomplishments of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mission.

Around the Contracting Division

Contracting Guide to doing business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Check out a few of our FY19 Contracting highlights!
Steve Schooner and Dave Drabkin, former senior Acquisition civilians, led the Section 809 Panel discussion at the USACE Kansas City District Fall Training on the opening day of the training, October 22, 2019. Their seminar focused on helping contracting professionals make the Federal Acquisition Regulation “sing” – work more efficiently.
Kansas City District Contracting Division personnel were presented with a certificate of recognition by leadership for helping set up Contracting Fall Training October 22, 2019. Left to right – Jeri Halterman, Heather Scott, John Hendrix, Stephanie Kretzer, Zach Goodman, Sarah Moppin, Cheryl Colbert and Jo McCue.

Contracting with the Kansas City District

Current Corps of Engineers Contracting Opportunities:

 Federal Business Opportunities

Assistance with Registration, Marketing and Preparation of Proposals 

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If you are interested in getting a government contract, the best place to start could be the Procurement Technical Assistance Center or PTAC. These folks' primary function is to help you wade through all the red tape of registration and figure out how to find opportunities that suit what your small business has to offer. They can give you one-on-one attention -- and best of all, they're free!  

If your firm is in Missouri, you can start by contacting:  

The Curators of the University of Missouri
416 S. Sixth Street
W1026 Lafferre Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-8058
Program Headquarters 

If you're in Kansas, you can start at: 

Wichita State University
1845 Fairmount St.
Wichita, KS 67260-0215
Program Headquarters 

Both of these addresses are for the central office and will be able to refer you to another location that may be closer to you.

If you are interested in learning about how the Corps selects its contractors, a good resource is:

Engineer Pamphlet EP 715-1-7 (  This document discusses our selection process. 

If you'd like more information about how to develop a proposal, take a look at:

For additional training material catalogs and prices, visit the Corps of Engineers Learning center at: 



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