Purchasing Information | Detroit Zoological Society

The Purchasing Department resides under the Finance Division of the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS), under the direction of the Finance Director. The Purchasing Department is responsible for overseeing the procurement activities of the DZS. This department dedicates its resources to ensuring that procurement activities are conducted in an ethical, legal and professional manner. It is important to our organization that we establish and maintain excellent working relations with all of our internal and external customers, making quality customer service our focus. The DZS Purchasing Department abides by the DZS policies and procedures.

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 Competitive Bid Opportunities
Request for Proposals
Project Deadline PDF File Status
Donor Recognition Design and Implementation October 24, 2014, no later than 4:30 p.m. EST  pdf-download  Open
Description Instruction
Proposed Service Cost Attachment A Use Attachment A to provide proposed service costs for the Construction Management Services RFP. [ DOWNLOAD ]
Request for Quotes
Project Deadline PDF File Status
Roofing RFQ September 29, 2014 no later than 4:30 p.m. pdf-download  Open
  -- Amendment 1 Roofing RFQ  --  pdf-download  
Gunite RFQ  September 25, 2014 no later than 4:30 p.m.  pdf-download  Open
Uniform Supplier RFQ  September 26, 2014 no later than 4:30 p.m.  pdf-download  Open
 -- Addendum to Uniform Supplier RFQ  -- pdf-download  --
 -- Uniform Catalog addendum  -- pdf-download  --
 Electrical Services  July 7, 2014 no later than 4:30 p.m.  pdf-download  Closed
Copier Lease and Maintenance July 21, 2014 no later than 4:30 p.m.  pdf-download  Closed
 -- Addendum to Copier Lease & Maintenance  --  pdf-download   --
Request for Qualifications
Project Deadline Extensions PDF File Status
Project Award Date Status
Automated Teller Machines RFP February 17, 2014  Contract Executed
Emergency Medical Technician Services April 22, 2014 Contract Executed
Construction Management Services July 14, 2014 Contract Pending
Rissman PlayVenture, File No. 07082014OP September 26, 2014 Contract Pending
Compensation Study, File No. 62614HR August 6, 2014 Contract Pending

Contact Information

Purchasing Manager: Alicia Lindsey
Senior Procurement Specialist: January Lee
Email: purchasing@dzs.org