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MOCS Programs

Doing Business Accountability Project ("Pay to Play" Reform)
Local Law 34 of 2007 established a "Doing Business" database of all vendors that are doing or seek to do business with the City, in order to regulate campaign contributions from those vendors to candidates for municipal office.
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Capacity Building and Oversight (CBO)
MOCS created a technical assistance group to support not-for-profit vendors and the City’s human services agencies. The Capacity-Building and Oversight (CBO) unit reviews and identifies vendor needs.
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Environmentally Preferable Purchasing
The Environmentally Preferable Purchasing (EPP) program was enacted to improve the human health and environmental impact of goods and products purchased by the City by mandating the purchase of products that are environmentally preferable.
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Central Insurance Program
The Central Insurance Program (CIP) serves the insurance needs of almost 1,200 not-for-profit contractors who do business with four different human services agencies.
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Franchises and Concessions
The Franchise and Concession Review Committee (FCRC) is responsible for approving the granting of franchises and concessions on City property.
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Labor Initiatives
MOCS provides oversight to ensure City agency compliance with Prevailing Wage and Living Wage laws. It also oversees agency compliance with the Apprenticeship Program for certain construction and construction-related contracts as well as other general contractor labor issues.
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Minority-and Women-owned Business Enterprises Program
The City’s Minority and Women Owned Business Enterprise (M/WBE) Program was created to increase opportunities for certified M/WBE firms to participate in City Contracts. The program applies to certain goods, construction, standard and professional services contracts. The M/WBE program is administered jointly by MOCS and the Department of Small Business Services (SBS).
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New York State Food Purchasing
Pursuant to Local Law 50 of 2011, MOCS works with City agencies to encourage the purchase of New York State food.
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