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COMMON ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS OF CITY AND OTHER AGENCIES

Listed below are simple explanations of some of the most common abbreviations in the CROL:

ACCO
AMT
CSB
CSP
CR
DP
DUE
EM
FCRC
IFB
IG
LBE
M/WBE
NA
OLB
PIN
PPB
PQL
RFEI
RFI
RFP
RFQ
SS
Agency Chief Contracting Officer
Amount of Contract
Competitive Sealed Bidding (including multi-step)
Competitive Sealed Proposal (including multi-step)
The City Record newspaper
Demonstration Project
Bid/Proposal due date; bid opening date
Emergency Procurement
Franchise and Concession Review Committee
Invitation to Bid
Intergovernmental Purchasing
Locally Based Business Enterprise
Minority/Women’s Business Enterprise
Negotiated Acquisition
Award to Other Than Lowest Responsive Bidder/Proposer
Procurement Identification Number
Procurement Policy Board
Pre-qualified Vendors List
Request for Expressions of Interest
Request for Information
Request for Proposals
Request for Qualifications
Sole Source Procurement
KEY TO METHODS OF SOURCE SELECTION The Procurement Policy Board (PPB) of the City of New York has by rule defined the appropriate methods of source selection for City procurement and reasons justifying their use. The CR procurement notices of many agencies include an abbreviated reference to the source selection method utilized. The following is a list of those methods and the abbreviations used:
CSB
 
 
CSP
CP/1
CP/2
CP/3
CB/PQ/4
CP/PQ/4
DP
SS
RS
NA
 
 
NA/8
NA/9
NA/10
NA/11
 
 
NA/12
WA
WA1
WA2
WA3
IG
IG/F
IG/S
IG/O
EM
EM/A
EM/B
EM/C
EM/D
AC
SCE
 

OLB/a
OLB/b
OLB/c
OLB/d
Competitive Sealed Bidding (including multi-step)
 
Special Case Solicitations / Summary of Circumstances:
Competitive Sealed Proposal (including multi-step)
Specifications not sufficiently definite
Judgement required in best interest of City
Testing required to evaluate
CSB or CSP from Prequalified Vendor List/Advance qualification screening needed
 
Demonstration Project
Sole Source Procurement/only one source
Procurement from a Required Source/ST/FED
Negotiated Acquisition
 
For ongoing construction project only:
Compelling programmatic needs
New contractor needed for changed/additional work
Change in scope, essential to solicit one or limited no. of contractors
Immediate successor contractor required due to termination/default
 
For Legal services only:
Specialized legal services needed; CP not advantageous
Solicitation Based on Waiver/Summary of Circumstances (Client Services/CSB or CP only)
Prevent loss of sudden outside funding
Existing contractor unavailable/immediate need
Unsuccessful efforts to contract/need continues
Intergovernmental Purchasing (award only)
Federal
State
Other
Emergency Procurement (award only). An unforeseen danger to:
Life
Safety
Property
A necessary service
Accelerated Procurement/markets with short-term price fluctuations
Service Contract Extension/insufficient time; necessary service; fair price
 
Award to Other Than Lowest Responsible Responsive Bidder or Proposer/Reason (award only)
Anti-Apartheid preference
Local Vendor Preference
Recycled preference
Other: (specify)

CITY AGENCY ACRONYMS

This is a partial listing of acronyms for many City agencies and departments, etc.

ACS
BOC
NYCBOE
BSA
BXBP
BKBP
MBP
QBP
SIBP
BNYDC
CFB
CPC
CUNY
CCRB
COIB
DFTA
DOB
DCP
DCAS
DCA
DOC
DCLA
DDC
DEP
DOF
DOHMH
DHS
HPD
DOITT
DOI
DJJ
DPR
DOP
DORIS
DSNY
DSBS
DOT
DYCD
DABX
DAKC
DANY
DAQC
DARC
ECB
EEPC
FISA
FCRC
HHC
HRA
IBO
LPC
MOCS
NYCC
NYCDOE
EDC
NYCERS
FDNY
NYCHA
NYCLD
NYPD
NYCTAT
OATH
OCB
OMB
OPA
OCME
OOC
OOTM
PANYNJ
PPB
RGB
SCA
TLC
TRS
TBTA
VAC
Administration for Children's Services
Board of Correction (DOC)
Board of Elections in the City of New York
Board of Standards and Appeals
Borough President Bronx
Borough President Brooklyn
Borough President Manhattan
Borough President Queens
Borough President Staten Island
Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation
Campaign Finance Board
City Planning Commission
City University of New York
Civilian Complaint Review Board
Conflicts of Interest Board
Dept. for the Aging
Dept. of Buildings
Dept. of City Planning
Dept. of Citywide Administrative Services
Dept. of Consumer Affairs
Dept. of Correction
Dept. of Cultural Affairs
Dept. of Design and Construction
Dept. of Environmental Protection
Dept. of Finance
Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene
Dept. of Homeless Services
Dept. of Housing Preservation and Development
Dept. of Info. Technology and Telecommunications
Dept. of Investigation
Dept. of Juvenile Justice
Dept. of Parks and Recreation
Dept. of Probation
Dept. of Records and Information Services
Dept. of Sanitation
Dept. of Small Business Services
Dept. of Transportation
Dept. of Youth & Community Development
District Attorney Bronx
District Attorney Brooklyn
District Attorney New York
District Attorney Queens
District Attorney Staten Island
Environmental Control Board (DEP)
Equal Employment Practices Commission
Financial Information Services Agency
Franchise and Concession Review Committee
Health and Hospitals Corporation
Human Resources Administration
Independent Budget Office
Landmarks Preservation Commission
Mayor's Office of Contract Services
New York City Council
New York City Department of Education
New York City Economic Development Corporation
New York City Employees Retirement System
New York City Fire Dept.
New York City Housing Authority
New York City Law Department
New York City Police Dept.
New York City Tax Appeals Tribunal (DOF)
Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings
Office of Collective Bargaining
Office of Management and Budget
Office of Payroll Administration
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
Office of the Comptroller
Office of the Mayor
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Procurement Policy Board
Rent Guidelines Board
School Construction Authority
Taxi and Limousine Commission
Teachers' Retirement System
Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority
Voter Assistance Commission


DISCLAIMER

Pursuant to Section 103 (2) of the New York State General Municipal Law, New York City Charter Section 1066 and the City of New York Procurement Policy Board Rules, The City Record is the official paper of the City of New York. It is published each weekday except legal holidays. This is the electronic version of the procurement notices appearing in the City Record. It includes solicitation and award notices that will appear in the printed version of the City Record. This electronic version of procurement notices are offered solely for the convenience of readers. The printed edition of the City Record is the official publication of the following notices; public hearings, meetings, court notices, property dispositions, procurements (solicitations and awards), agency public hearings, agency rules, and special materials which include changes in personnel.

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