Welcome to the Mayor's Office of Contract Services
Procurement is New York City’s tool to deliver the services our citizens expect and demand. Whether it’s biodiesel fuel for City vehicles, trucks to clear our streets, or fresh produce from local farmers, agencies are constantly procuring to serve the public. In Fiscal 2014, New York City procured more than $17.7 billion worth of supplies, services and construction, through more than 43,000 transactions. Procurement is used as a tool to serve the public and
to accomplish critical governmental functions. Agencies procure contracts that reflect the breadth and variety of City services themselves.
The Mayor’s Office of Contract Services is the City’s compliance and oversight agency for procurement. Our mission? To help City agencies achieve their programmatic goals; to provide technical and legal assistance to agencies and vendors, and above all to constantly improve contract management practices.
NYC's Paid Sick Leave Law NYC’s Paid Sick Leave Law takes effect April 1, 2014. Visit nyc.gov/PaidSickLeave for information, including one-page overviews for employers and employees, FAQs, and required Notice of Employee Rights. Learn more
Become a Certified M/WBE Vendor To qualify for certification into the Minority- and Women-owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) program, a company must be an ongoing, independent business owned, operated, and controlled by U.S. Citizens or Permanent Resident Aliens who are racial minority group members or women. Learn more
Changes to Subcontractor Reporting Starting in March 2013, the City of New York has significantly enhanced the way in which vendors report their subcontractors and subcontractor payments. MOCS is streamlining the process to provide more transparency for vendors, agencies and the public. Learn more
Changes to the City's Payee Information (PIP) Enhancements have been made to Payee Information Portal (PIP) to allow new and current vendors to select business type(s) associated with their organizations. All vendors seeking to do business with the City of New York must enroll in the PIP, a service that allows vendors to manage and view account information and financial transactions with the City. This new feature will allow vendors to self-identify as: Minority-Owed, Veteran-Owned, Woman-Owed, and/or Worker Cooperative.
To learn more about PIP and these changes visit: www.nyc.gov/PIP
Update on VENDEX Processing Procedures Effective immediately, MOCS has instituted new procedures to streamline processing of VENDEX questionnaires. Learn more
"Compete To Win" More Contracts! Thanks to a new City initiative – "Compete to Win" – the NYC Department of Small Business Services offers a new set of FREE services to help create more opportunities for minority & women-owned businesses to compete, connect and grow their business with the City. With NYC Construction Loan, Technical Assistance, NYC Construction Mentorship, Bond Readiness, and NYC Teaming services, the City will be able to help even more small businesses than before. Win More Contracts Now! Read the press release (En español)
Project Labor Agreements On November 24, 2009, the City and the President of the New York City Building and Construction Trades Council announced a series of project labor agreements (PLAs); they are among the largest of such agreements in the United States. Learn more
Capacity Building and Oversight The Capacity Building and Oversight unit assists New York City's nonprofit partners to ensure that not-for-profit directors and executives understand, implement, maintain and strengthen effective internal controls and financial oversight. Learn more