Regional Contract Operations - Footnotes

July 16, 2004
Audit Report No. 04-025

Footnote 1: As used in the FDIC Acquisition Policy Manual, the term contract includes any contractual instrument, including contracts, purchase orders, task orders awarded under basic ordering agreements, orders awarded under multiple-order requirements contracts, software licensing agreements, and all other contractual instruments issued by the FDIC's Division of Administration to acquire goods or services on behalf of the FDIC.

Footnote 2: The DOA has a headquarters office in Washington, D.C., and regional offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; New York, New York; and San Francisco, California.

Footnote 3: The ASB Associate Director in Washington, D.C., delegates contracting authority to FDIC contracting officers in both headquarters and the regional offices by means of contracting officer warrants.

Footnote 4: We identified minor compliance issues that we brought to the attention of ASB-Dallas management and DOA's Management Support Section.

Footnote 5: CMIA recorded 2,273 closed Dallas contracts with final expiration dates ranging from 1995 through 2020. To work with recently closed contracts, we considered only those closed contracts with a final expiration date after August 31, 2003 and reduced the total number to 49 contracts.

Last updated 09/24/2004