Available Bids

The City of Jackson has partnered with BidNet as part of the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network (MITN) as a tool to communicate to vendors what the City is searching for in regard to a specific bid or proposal opportunities to this site.  As a vendor, you can register with the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network  (MITN) and be sure that you see all available bids and opportunities. By selecting automatic bid notification, your company will receive emails once City of Jackson has a bid opportunity that matches your company's business. In addition, the site handles bid opportunities, RFPs, and RFQs for other member governmental agencies throughout Michigan.  These documents are also posted on the City of Jackson’s website.

City of Jackson looks forward to providing you with more bid information and simplifying the entire bid, proposal, and quote processes for everyone involved.  We appreciate your cooperation and welcome your participation.  If you need help registering, please call the Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network  support department toll free 1-800-835-4603.

Link for Open/Closed Bids for City of Jackson:  Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network

Link for vendor registration screen for City of Jackson:  Michigan Inter-governmental Trade Network

Contact Us

  1. Shelly Allard
    Shelly Allard
    Purchasing Coordinator

    City Hall
    161 W. Michigan Ave.
    10th Floor
    Jackson, MI 49201

    Ph: 517-788-4020
    Fx: 866-971-2119

    Shelly Allard graduated from Jackson Community College with an Associate’s Degree in April 1986. Shelly began working at the City of Jackson in the Purchasing Department as a Purchasing Technician in 1986 and became Purchasing Coordinator after.

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The Retirement Board and the City of Jackson are seeking an independent investment advisor (Consultant) to work with the Systems in order to provide objective, third party advice and counsel that will enable the Board to make well-informed, well-educated investment decisions regarding the assets of the systems. The Consultant will act as an investment fiduciary on behalf of the System and will provide advice including, but not limited to, the following areas: 

1.         Investment Policy 
2.         Asset Allocation Studies 
3.         Development of Investment Advisor Search Criteria 
4.         Development of Investment Advisor Performance Measurement Guidelines 
5.         Quarterly Reporting on Investment Performance and PA 314 Compliance 
6.         Attendance at Retirement Board Meetings 
7.         General Consulting Services 

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Sealed proposals for the Restoration of the Louis Nevelson, SUMMER NIGHT TREE, a painted steel sculpture will be received by the City of Jackson Purchasing Agent, 161 W. Michigan Avenue, 10th Floor, Jackson, Michigan, until THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017, 9:00 AM.

Objectives of the work are: surface preparation for achieving the optimum bonding of the new coatings, removal of all corrosion from the surface as part of the preparation; filling of corrosion pitting and surface defects/damages, optimum achievement of the specified products' potential in bonding, durability, length of useful life and appearance; protection of surrounding property; protection of the natural environment; compliance with all applicable governmental regulations; ordinances, and the safety of the public.

Bidders may obtain packets containing Instructions to Bidders, Proposal Forms, Specifications and Contract Forms at the Purchasing Department, 10th Floor,  161 W. Michigan Avenue, Jackson, Michigan 49201, Telephone (517) 788-4020 or from the city’s website at http://www.cityofjackson.org/rfq.