To maintain a transparent and consistent contracting environment that delivers quality work in compliance with governing laws while encouraging an environment that promotes personal and business opportunity.
QUALITY - COMPLIANCE - OPPORTUNITY
To protect the City’s interest by assuring that City-wide personal service contracts and Public Works construction contracts are administered and/or constructed safely and in accordance with contract provisions as required by Federal, State, and City mandates.
“BUILDING WITH QUALITY TODAY FOR A BETTER TOMORROW”
To serve as the public witness while working with contractors and the community to protect taxpayer funds and community interests by carefully monitoring adherence to the contract provisions and construction process.
“THERE IS NOTHING BETTER THAN A GOOD UNDERSTANDING”
To establish an environment that eliminates barriers to achieving quality, opportunity, and compliance for all we serve.
“ELIMINATING EXCUSES ENHANCES EFFICIENCY”
To take pride in assuring that completed facilities reflect the character of the Bureau of Contract Administration, the Department of Public Works, and the City of Los Angeles.
BCA’S SEVEN KEYS TO SUCCESS
We honor our commitment to the community by being held accountable to them and by accepting personal responsibility for our role in the contracting and construction process.
We are forthright and trustworthy. We rely upon truth as an ally to create confidence in those with whom we interact and serve.
We strive to be the best contract administrators by maintaining a well trained and committed staff that focuses on quality, efficiency, productivity, and continually improving performance.
We confront all challenges professionally to affect positive change and ensure resolution to issues that might delay success.
We do not hide mistakes, but resolve them openly and immediately. We honor and advocate ethics, laws, and the regulations that ensure openness in the contracting process.
We listen and respect the opinions of others. We communicate openly, and seek to achieve understanding and effect change rather than win arguments.
We value the strengths derived from diversity. We proactively reach out to encourage diversity, while partnering and establishing harmonious relationships with those we serve.