Memoranda from OCA

Read updates about purchasing rules, solicitation templates, waivers, trainings, and other contracting topics.


Guidance memorandums

The contract templates have been updated across the board with version 11-23 dates. The memo lists the details of the updates.

See the submission schedule for requisitions and contracts in PeopleSoft and any supporting documentation to OCA Purchasing for FY23-24. 

RFI for solicitation advertisement solutions that currently exist in the marketplace, how these solutions might be deployed under our City's systems, and how they might complement our existing business processes.

A FY 2022-23 report of all solicitation waivers approved by the Office of Contract Administration (OCA) for the period beginning 7/1/22 and ending 6/30/23

Read about updates and improvements to

  • Prop Q Purchasing requirements
  • Administrative Code 12X reporting requirements
  • Administrative Code Chapter 21 solicitation templates

Find out about upcoming training sessions on how to use:

  • ServiceNow to submit CMD and OLSE waivers
  • OCA’s CSC approval

OCA has 2 updated procurement checklists:

  • Requisition Checklist (CL-500)
  • Term Contract Checklist (CL-700)

See updates to Citywide contract templates.

See a listing of all updated Citywide contract templates as of January 1, 2022.

See new rules and regulations on sole source grants under Administrative Code Sec 21.G.8.