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VENDOR GUIDE (Currently Under Construction)


This brochure is a guide to assist interested parties in understanding the basic procurement procedures of the City of Flint and serves as a welcome to those seeking to do business with the City. The City of Flint Purchasing Department has the responsibility of centralized procurement of commodities, services, construction, professional and nonprofessional services for the City of Flint



VENDOR GUIDE

How To Do Business With City of Flint Purchasing & Procurement
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THE PROCUREMENT & CONTRACTS DIVISION
Purchasing & Procurements is a Division of the Finance Dept. and is responsible for the procurement of services, supplies, materials, goods, furnishings, equipment and other personal property for the City .

Mission Statement and Code of Ethics

VENDOR/BIDDER’S LIST
The Purchasing & Procurements Division maintains a centralized bidder’s list which is classified according to supplies or services provided.  You may be placed on this list by written application or online registration.

OPEN INVITATIONS
Open Invitations to Bid and Requests for Proposals.

PROCUREMENT OF SUPPLIES, GOODS, MATERIALS, FURNISHINGS AND OTHER PERSONAL PROPERTY

NOT EXCEEDING $500
No competitive process is required for purchases less than $500.  Authorized departmental personnel may place orders directly with a vendor with or without the use of a Purchase Order (P.O.).

GREATER THAN $500 AND NOT EXCEEDING $3,000
 

INFORMAL BIDS ($3,000-$25,000)
 

 

FORMAL BIDS ($25,000-$100,000)
 

FORMAL BIDS (in excess of $100,000)
 

PROTEST PROCEDURE

 

PROCUREMENT OF SERVICES

 

LOCAL VENDOR PREFERENCE
 

BUSINESS LICENSE REQUIREMENT
Any vendors who will be conducting business within the unincorporated territory of the City  are required to possess a valid City of Flint business license.  This includes the soliciting of orders or the delivery of merchandise in vehicles owned or operated by the seller within such territory whose principal place of business is not within the unincorporated territory of the City .  Information on obtaining a City  business license can be found on the Treasurer/Tax Collector website.

INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS
Information on City of Flint insurance requirements.

STATE SALES AND USE TAX REQUIREMENT
Any bidders located outside of the State selling goods to the City  must possess a valid and current Michigan Seller’s Permit at the time of bidding and maintain such permit in good standing throughout the awarded period.

City  SURPLUS
 

Contact Us

Purchasing and Contracts Division

Department of Finance Purchasing & Procurement
City Hall, 3rd Floor
1101 S. Saginaw Street
Flint, MI  48502
Phone: (810) 766-7340
Fax: (810)  766-7240

Business Hours: Monday to Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Related Links

Finance Home Page

Tax Exempt Letter


  W-9 form


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