Public Notices

Message from the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services: Introducing the City’s new procurement system, PASSPort

Introducing PASSPort! The Mayor’s Office of Contract Services (MOCS) is launching a new online procurement tool, the Procurement and Sourcing Solutions Portal (PASSPort), moving VENDEX online. PASSPort makes it easier for vendors to submit and keep disclosure documents up-to-date. PASSPort will allow Agencies to make determinations for contract awards and complete performance evaluations online. Visit for updates on PASSPort. For additional information, email the PASSPort support team at

For any questions, please contact

Request for Proposals (RFP)

NEW YORK CITY LAW DEPARTMENT (on behalf of The City of New York) Request for Proposals for Bond Counsel (PIN 02517X100011) Request for Proposals for Special Disclosure Counsel and Underwriters’ Counsel (PIN 02517X100012)

Pursuant to the Request For Proposals captioned above (each, an “RFP”), the New York City Law Department, on behalf of The City of New York (the “City”), the New York City Transitional Finance Authority, and the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority (together, the “Issuers”) is soliciting proposals from law firms to (i) serve as Bond Counsel for the Issuers’ municipal bond transactions, and (ii) to serve as Special Disclosure Counsel for the City’s general obligation bond program. Please review the RFPs for further information about proposals being sought. Proposals are encouraged from minority-owned and women-owned firms and service disabled veteran-owned firms. An electronic copy of the RFPs may be obtained beginning October 10, 2017 by sending an e-mail to Inquiries regarding the RFPs can be directed to Anita Fajans at (212) 356-1121 or

Pre-qualified List (PQL)

OMB maintains a Pre-qualified List (PQL) for Value Engineering (VE) Consultant Services for Complex Capital Projects. Consultant must be a Certified Value Specialist (CVS), as accredited by SAVE International. Consultant must have recent experience in performing complex VE studies on projects that are valued at over $100 million. If you have questions, please contact Michelle Rolón by December 20, 2017 at (212)788-5821 or via e-mail at

Download the pre-qualification questionnaire here.