Current Contract Opportunities
Informal Solicitations (Valued under $100K)
Formal Solicitations (Valued over $100K)
Full solicitations can be viewed at 1301 E. Jefferson, Detroit, MI 48207. Each solicitation varies depending on the scope of the bid, but generally DHC procures goods and services in the following ways:
The Informal Solicitation Process (Less than $100K)
Purchase orders for goods and services valued at less than $100,000 may be solicited
without public advertisement via mail or fax quotations to at least three and often more vendors. DHC also solicits emergency contracts by phone without public advertisement. These transactions are executed to meet emergency departmental needs and are heavily scrutinized by the DHC Procurement Office.
The Formal Solicitation Process (More than $100K)
The formal process applies to procurements valued at $100,000 or more. Purchase of for goods or services may be solicited using Sealed Bid Method or Competitive Proposal Method (commonly referred to as RFP). In cases in which a Request for Proposal (RFP) is used, vendors submit proposals which are evaluated based on benefits to DHC and price and other factors are considered as basis for award. Competitive proposals are the preferred method for procuring professional services. All solicitations procured under the formal process (exceeding $100,000) must be approved by DHC's Board of Commissioners.
All bids and proposals are tendered to: 1301 E. Jefferson Ave, Detroit, MI 48207:
Attn. DHC Procurement Office 313-877-8643.
No proposals will be accepted late or from an incorrect location. Consult individual solicitation for deadline information.
Notice To All DHC Bidders:
All DHC contracts, Section 3 Requirements are as follows:
To the extent that the contract to be awarded to the contractor involves construction, is a service contract with a labor component or a professional service contract, such a contract is a Section 3 contract pursuant to §24 CFR 135.3 et seq., and the contractor hereby certifies that said contractor will comply with all Section 3 regulations set forth at 24 CFR, Part 135 and any applicable DHC Board Resolution(s).
This pertains to all contracts with the exception of Supply and Delivery regardless of the dollar amount of the contract.