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Division of Purchases Conducts Webinar on Maximizing FEMA Reimbursement


On Friday, March 20, the division of purchases and Disaster Recovery Services, LLC conducted a webinar for all elected officials and department heads in the Metropolitan government on the role of procurement in maximizing FEMA reimbursement. Topics included federal procurement standards, rules for small business utilization, formulas for cost/price analysis, and the requirements to document each step.

According to the most recent analysis by FEMA, more than 80 percent of recovery dollar are allocated to the purchase of goods and services.

Below are documents provided during the webinar. Elected officials, department heads, and purchasing staff should reference these when engaging in any procurement activity related to FEMA. Questions relative to these purchases may be sent directly to the purchasing agent, Michelle Lane, at