Contracting & Procurement
Urgent Supplier Notice

Do not begin any work with any City Of Detroit agency or department, unless you have a signed contract or purchase order from the Office of Contracting and Procurement.

If you violate this policy you will not get paid.

Any invoices submitted with dates before a contract or purchase order is approved and signed by the Chief Procurement Officer, will not be honored.

The Office of Contracting and Procurement, is the City's centralized procurement authority, responsible for the vast majority of the City government's acquisitions and purchases. It is responsible for obtaining the proper equipment, materials, and services needed for the City of Detroit municipal government. All purchases, in accordance with applicable ordinances, rules, and procedures, are done on a bid basis, with the lowest acceptable bid receiving award. Lowest acceptable bids are those that meet the specifications of the bid, at the lowest cost. The Office of Contracting and Procurement will reject all bids that do not meet specifications, regardless of the low bid.