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Forecast of Contracting

The USACE Galveston District forecast of contracting opportunities informs vendors of anticipated contracts offered during the current fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2015, through Sept. 30, 2016).

Small Business Office

USACE Galveston District supports the government’s policy of placing a fair proportion of district contracts with qualified small, small disadvantaged, women-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran owned and historically Black College and Universities/minority institutions. We consider small business to be the heart of the U.S. economy and a very vital part of the Corps’ procurement process.

Small Business Information

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The district buys a variety of construction, engineering, environmental and facility support services as well as equipment/ supplies.Examples of these acquisitions are as follows:

•Construction -- Roads, levees, dams, dredging and navigation.

•Engineering Services -- Concept studies, master planning, engineering studies, all types of surveying and mapping, engineering design and construction and inspection services.

•Environmental Services -- Consulting Services, remediation, studies and investigations.

•Other Services -- Refuse collection, grounds maintenance, janitorial, recreational parks, real estate appraisal and title searches.

•Supplies and Equipment -- Generators, turbines, HVAC equipment, electronic gear, repair parts, lumber, rip.rap, stone, cement, and pre-fab modular buildings.

·        Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) (actions below $25K)
·        Doing Business with the Department of Army
·        Doing Business with the Department of Defense
·        Doing Business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
·        Explore Federal Business Opportunities (FBO or FedBizOpps)
·        Find who buys what you sell-Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS)
·        Sign up in System for Award Management (SAM) 
            · Register in Central Contractor Registration (CCR) 
            · Don't Forget about your Free Marketing Tool to the Government - Dynamic Small Business Search Engine
            · Make sure to fill out your Online Representation and Certification (ORCA) 
            · Be up to date with the latest in regulations...Federal Register (FED REG)
·        You Need a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number
·        VetBiz (Verification is only required for VA procurement)

· Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) (actions below $25K)
· Current List of SWD IDIQ Contracts
· Doing Business with the Department of Army
· Doing Business with the Department of Defense
· Doing Business with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
· Explore Federal Business Opportunities-Become an Interested Vendor on Solicitations (FBO or FedBizOpps)
· Find who buys what you sell-Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS)-A great Location to find the Prime Contractors working with the Federal Government
· Sign up in System for Award Management (SAM) 
    · Register in Central Contractor Registration (CCR) - - You want to show up on a Prime Contractor's "radar" 
    · Don't Forget about your Free Marketing Tool to the Prime Contractors - Dynamic Small Business Search Engine
    · Make sure to fill out your Online Representation and Certification (ORCA) 
    · Be up to date with the latest in regulations...Federal Register (FED REG)
· You Should get a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number (it's free)
· VetBiz (Verification is only required for VA procurement)

To sustain the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a premier organization in developing small businesses and maximizing their opportunities to participate in our procurements, thereby ensuring a broad base of capable suppliers to support the Corps of Engineers mission and strengthen our nation’s economic development.
Galveston District Small Business Office

Mailing Address:
USACE Galveston District
P.O. Box 1229
Galveston, TX 77553-1229

Email: SWG-SB@usace.army.mil 
Phone: 409-766-3006
Fax: 409-766-3049