Multi-Million-Dollar Construction Projects’ Contract Provisions Comply with Federal Guidance, AOC Policies and Industry Standards Although Improvements Can Be Added
We recommend that the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) consider structuring future Guaranteed Maximum Price contracts as 1) fixed-price amounts for general conditions and general requirements and 2) cost reimbursement for subcontracts that are fixed-price...
We recommend that the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) issue contract modifications for the sampled contracts to include any applicable clauses that the AOC did not include in the contract at the time of award or in any modifications already issued, if the...
We recommend that the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) issue contract modifications to remove the inapplicable clauses included in the contract, if the AOC determines that it is beneficial and feasible to do so.
As a part of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) annual review of active contracts to determine whether any contract modifications are necessary, we recommend that the AOC incorporate a review to identify (1) applicable clauses erroneously omitted during...
We recommend that the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) consider requiring its contractors to carry builder’s risk policies on a project-by-project basis, based on an evaluation of the risks that each project poses to the AOC.