29 May 2013

Lowell, MA Procurement and Contracts Management Seminar for Public Housing Authorities

Lowell Housing Authority Department of Finance & Procurement
invites you to
the UMass Lowell Inn and Conference Center for a conference with public procurement expert Michael S. Gifford, C.P.M., PHM

A 2-1/2 day federal & state procurement & contract management seminar
July 10, 11, and 12 2013
For the registration form, click HERE
Event Details:
Procurement and Contract Management Agenda:
Day One 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

  • Introduction to HUD Handbook 7460.8 and 24 CFR 85.36, Procurement
  • Procurement Authority and Basic Administration of the Procureme Function
  • General Requirements
  • Ethics in Public Contracting
  • Small Purchase Procedures (Quotations for Small Purchases – QSP’s)
  • Sealed Bids (Invitation for Bids – IFB’s)
Day Two 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Competitive Proposals (Request for Proposals – RFP’s; Request for Qualifications – RFQ’s)
  • Noncompetitive Proposals
  • Specifications and Statements of Work
  • Miscellaneous Requirements
Day Three 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Contract Administration
  • HUD Review Requirements
  • State and Local Laws and Regulations Governing PHA Procurement
  • Cooperative Business Relationships
  • Employment & Training Opportunities and Contracting With Residents, Resident-Owned, Small, Minority, and Other Disadvantaged Businesses
Join us this July in Lowell, Massachusetts. For information about Lowell and the Greater Merrimack Valley,
please visit the Merrimack Valley Visitor Page.


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