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Justification and Approval Threshold for 8(a) Contracts changes

The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense-Acquisitions and Sustainment released a memo today regarding class justifications for procurements.

Effective immediately, for procurements valued at $100 million or less, contracting officers are not required to execute a justification and obtain approval for award of a sole source contract under the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) program.

You can read the memo here.

Small Business Office

Welcome to the Kansas City District's Small Business Office

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Kansas City District has a strong commitment to the Small Business Program.  We assist firms doing business with the Government to ensure small and disadvantage businesses have the maximum opportunity to participate on Kansas City District contracts. 

Mission Statement

To sustain the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a premier organization in developing small businesses and maximizing their opportunities to participate in our procurements, thereby ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers mission and strengthen our Nation’s economic development.

 

Fiscal Year 2019 Execution Recap

Small Business

Small Disadvantage Business

Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business

Women Owned Small Business

HUBZone

$303.2M

$147.3M

$14.9M

$33.8M

$17.9M

28.4%

13.8%

1.40%

3.17%

1.68%

Kansas City Current Opportunities / Forecast

     

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division (CENWD), to include the following districts:  Omaha District (CENWO), Kansas City District (CENWK), Seattle District (CENWS), Portland District (CENWP), and Walla Walla District (CENWW) will be conducting a free VIRTUAL seminar for NEW small business owners and/or representatives on Tuesday, 6 October 2020, from 8:00 AM to 10:30 a.m. (CST).  The event topics are covered below: 

The event will be hosted by the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and conducted via ZOOM, an online video conferencing platform.  Note, participants might need to add Zoom onto their phones or electronic devices to join the call, but the applications and downloads are free and you do not have to have an account. 

ALL SMALL BUSINESS INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS MUST REGISTER VIA FORMSITE (REGISTRATION LINK PROVIDED BELOW) IN ORDER TO RECEIVE EMAIL INFORMATION FOR WEBINAR ACCESS. 

Anticipated Topics to be covered:

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Introduction

  • How to do business with Federal Government
  • New Small Business Regulations

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Division Presentation

  • Mission
  • How Small Business can support USACE Mission
  • Regional Tools

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District Presentation:

  • Mission and Programs
  • What we buy
  • Forecast/Contracting Opportunities FY2021
  • COVID19 engagement (if applicable)

Questions and answers session (held at the end of presentations)

Upcoming Engagement Opportunities

Engagement

Date

Location

Details

SAME Greater Kansas City Industry Day

   Jun 15-18, 2020

Kansas City, MO

Website

SAME Federal Small Business Conference

Nov 4-6, 2020

Dallas, TX

Website

Firms who feel they have been unfairly treat should contact

Regulatory Enforcement Fairness
Office of the National Ombudsman
U.S. Small Business Administration
409 3rd Street, S.W.
Mail Code: 2120
Washington, DC 20416
ombudsman@sba.gov