Bid Opportunities

Lucas County Bid Opportunities

Welcome to the bid and contract opportunities page for Lucas County. If you are a consultant, service provider, contractor, or supplier, this is a convenient place to learn about current bidding and contract opportunities. At this time we have two locations at which bids can be viewed and accessed: Oracle and Bid Express.

Oracle Bids

Current Oracle bid opportunities are available through the County’s Oracle System.

Suppliers interested in doing business with Lucas County must register in the Supplier Portal. To access the Lucas County Oracle Supplier Portal, please visit:

Lucas County Oracle Supplier Portal

If you are already registered as a Supplier please access the Supplier Self Service Portal:

Supplier Self Service Portal

To view current Oracle bid opportunities please visit:

Current bid opportunities

Bid Express

The following County Agencies/Departments will use Bid Express for their projects:

To access Lucas County/Township bid opportunities through the electronic bidding service, you must first register at Bid Express by clicking on the “Register for Free” button and following the instructions. In order to bid, you must create and enable a digital ID within the service. This process requires the submission of notarized paperwork and may take up to five business days to complete. There are no fees to register, create and enable a digital ID, or to download bid documents. There is a small expense on a monthly or per bid basis to submit a bid. The electronic bidding service offers customer support that may be reached at 888.352.2439 or via email.

PlanetBids

Current PlanetBids bid opportunities are available through the PB System™. PB System™ is a web-based, bid and vendor management system that makes doing business with Lucas County easier and more efficient for vendors. PB System™ provides vendors with a user friendly, accessible means to view bid opportunities and enhanced electronic communication with the County.

PB System™ allows vendors to:

  • Receive up-to-date email bid notifications based on services or products?
  • Create and maintain a vendor profile that is accessed by County purchasing agents for quotations
  • Submit electronic bids for projects via a secure connection
  • Search all County bid opportunities, addenda, bid results and awards
  • Participate in on-line question and answer sessions

Vendors interested in doing business with Lucas County must register with the PB System™. To access the Lucas County PB System™, please visit:

PlanetBids

In order to access the PB System™, you must install Adobe Flash Player version 10.1 or higher.

Download and install the latest Adobe Flash Player.


User Interface on Desktop Devices 

Require minimum native screen resolution of 1280x1024 and one of the supported browsers below:

  • Apple Safari 11.* and 10.*
  • Google Chrome 60+
  • Microsoft Edge 40+
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.*
  • Mozilla Firefox 52+

Simplified User Interface on Tablet Devices

Require minimum native screen resolution of 1024x768 and one of the supported devices below:

  • Apple Devices: Safari on all iPad models
  • Android Devices: Google Chrome (Current Release)

Please contact the Lucas County Support Services Department with any questions at:

Phone: (419) 213-4519

Email Purchasing