“The Federal Emergency Management Agency is opting to cancel a $250 million IT support services contract that has been sitting in acquisition limbo for more than two years.”
“The agencyposted a notice Monday to the Contracting Opportunities website announcing the cancelation of the Information Technology Management Support Services Pillar contract. The single-award contract would have had a ceiling of $249 million, with a one-year base period and three one-year options.”
“FEMA initially released the request for proposals in July 2017, with bids due in late August of the same year. However, several leadership changes within the Office of the Chief Information Officer continually delayed award of the contract. Now, more than two years later, a reassessment of the agency’s needs has prompted FEMA OCIO to pull back the solicitation and opt instead to use existing DHS staff and contracts to meet those…” Read the full article here.
Source: After Two Years In Limbo, FEMA Cancels $250M IT Support Contract – By Aaron Boyd, November 25, 2019. Nextgov.