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Introduction to New Oracle Supplier Portal Cloud System

The City of Detroit is leading the way in changing how the city does business through a new Enterprise Resource Process, called Oracle Cloud. This is an electronic portal that will change the way suppliers can view the status of products and services that you provide to the City, along with the ability to view their purchase orders, contracts and to submit invoices electronically.

It is important that as a key stakeholders in the purchasing process, suppliers become familiar with this system. The video below serves as an introduction to the City’s iSupplier Portal System. Please watch the video in order to familiarize yourself with the Cloud system. In addition, we encourage you to view the following materials:

CFO DIRECTIVE NO. 2016-001 - SUPPLIER PAYMENTS AND AUTOMATIC CLEARING HOUSE ("ACH")

Should you have any further questions, you may email: procurementinthecloud@detroitmi.gov.  A member of our team will respond as soon as possible.

Thank you for your cooperation and continued work with the City of Detroit.

Boysie Jackson
Chief Procurement Officer
City of Detroit

Supplier Portal User Resources and Tools

Gearing Up For Faster Payments - Office of Contracting and Procurement - Webinar I - January 24, 2017



Introduction to New BidSync System

In line with the Chief Procurement Officer’s vision, the City of Detroit is leading the way in changing how the city does business. In addition to transforming processes and procedures, the Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP) is now utilizing BidSync, a well-known and extremely easy to use electronic purchasing tool. This change is making it easier for vendors to communicate with and do business with the city.

It is crucial that key stakeholders in the purchasing process, including the vendor community, become familiar and comfortable with this system. The video below serves as an introduction to the world of doing business with the City of Detroit using the BidSync System.  Please watch the video in order to familiarize yourself with the BidSync system. In addition, we encourage you to view the following materials:

Once you have viewed the relevant materials, please click here or type www.periscopeholdings.com/the-city-of-detroit into your browser to register. There is no charge for vendors to use the BidSync system.

 

All Bids for the City of Detroit can be viewed, downloaded and received via BidSync Only. The City of Detroit reserves the right to waive any irregularity in any bid should it be deemed for its best interest.


Should you have any questions, you may email rebuildingprocurement@detroitmi.gov. or contact any of our Office of Contracting and Procurement Team members.  OCP Team Contact Information

 

Thank you for your cooperation and continued work with the City of Detroit.

Boysie Jackson
Chief Procurement Officer
City of Detroit




Urgent Vendor Notice

"TO ALL SUPPLIERS"

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, the City's centralized procurement authority, is 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.

The City of Detroit purchases goods and services under the following guidelines:

Petty Cash – (up to $399.99) only one quote is required.   Petty cash purchases are purchased and paid directly by the using department.
Imprest Cash – ($400 – $1999.99) a minimum of three bids are required. Like Petty Cash, handled at departmental level, without approval from the Office of Contracting and Procurement.
Informal Purchase – ($2,000 – $25,000) handled through the Office of Contracting and Procurement. There is no formal bid opening and only the successful bidder is notified of award.
Formal Purchase
– ($25,000.01 and above) handled through the Office of Contracting and Procurement. A formal bid opening is held and all bidders are notified by letter to whom the award was made. The winning vendor cannot be in arrears with Detroit Income or Property Taxes and must receive a clearance from the Human Rights Department (for bids above $15,000). All formal purchases require the approval of the Detroit City Council. Vendors may protest a bid award by contacting the Chief Procurement Officer by letter, prior to the City Council approval date.


 

Request For Proposals on Michigan Transportation Fund Bonds - March 23, 2017 - RFP For MTF Bond

The City of Detroit, Michigan (the "City"), is seeking proposals from qualified investment banks to serve as lead managing underwriter for its proposed "Michigan Transportation Fund Bonds", issued pursuant to Michigan Public Act 175 of 1952.

NOTE: Click on the Link below to review all Questions and Answers for the MTF Bond RFP:

Click Here: 2017 MICHIGAN TRANSPORTATION FUND BONDS - RFP QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Notice Of Funding Availability

HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS/NEIGHBORHOOD OPPORTUNITY FUND

HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS

HUD EMERGENCY SOLUTION GRANTS

HUD HOME INVESTOR LOAN SERVICING ADMINISTRATOR

HUD HOME INVESTOR COMPLIANCE MONITORING PROGRAM

  HUD HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERS - RFP 51229A