BGR Reports: City Council Contract Is Out of Bounds

• Bureau of Governmental Research

Overview

As part of BGR Reports, a web-based series of reports BGR began publishing following the 2005 disaster, BGR comments on a $3 million contract for post-Katrina recovery planning awarded without inviting competition. BGR also provides links below to documents referenced in the report:

2004 Request for Statement of Qualifications
2004 Professional Services Agreement [PDF]
City Council Rule 45 on Competitive Selection