The Metropolitan Wash. Airports Act of 1986 provided for the lease of Wash. Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Wash. Nat. Airport and the transfer of operating responsibility from the federal government to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. The Authority is an independent, nonfederal, public entity that has operated the government-owned airports since June 7, 1987, under a 50-year lease with the Dept. of Transportation. To carry out its mandate, the Authority enters into a wide range of contractual relationships to acquire supplies and construction and other services. This report provides a current assessment of whether the Authority has satisfied its contracting obligations under the statutory lease provision. Illus.Contracting Practices Do Not Always Comply with Airport Lease Requirements Bernard L. Ungar ... To understand the intent of Congress in imposing these requirements, we researched the meaning of the terms used in ... to award contracts for supplies and services exceeding $200, 000 and all concession contracts through the use of published competitive procedures, for example, we examined MWAAa#39;s notice announcing the publication of its 1993 contracting manual as well as theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority|
|Author||:||Bernard L. Ungar|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 2003-07-01|