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Office of the Chief Administrative Officer

Bringing innovation to key enabling functions of City government.

Office of the Chief Administrative Officer

Notice of virtual public meeting: Notice is hereby given that the Office of the Chief Administrative and the Procurement Department will hold a public meeting on the proposed Regulations of the Procurement Department Pursuant to Phila. Code § 17-1402(1), “Professional Services Small Purchase Regulations,” on July 2, 2020, at 9 a.m. In light of the current restrictions related to COVID-19, this will be held as a virtual meeting on WebEx. The public is invited to participate. You can register for the event on the WebEx platform. Once registered, you will receive instructions on how to access the meeting. Additionally, written comments can also be submitted by emailing them to by 5 p.m. on July 1, 2020.

What we do

The Office of the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) works to modernize city government and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of City services. The CAO oversees ten City departments and offices, innovating and strengthening their administrative functions and supporting their resident-facing operations to evaluate, plan, and continually improve their service delivery.

The eight City departments and offices that report to the CAO include: The Office of Innovation and Technology (OIT), Records, Procurement, Contracts Legislation Unit (CLU), the Office of Administrative Review (OAR), the Bureau of Administrative Adjudication (BAA), Human Resources and Talent (HR&T), and the Service Design Studio.


1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Suite 630
Philadelphia, PA 19107