Procurement and call for tenders
1. Procurement policy and contract management regulations
Under the Charter of Ville de Montréal, Metropolis of Québec (CQLR, ch. C-11.4), the Agence de mobilité durable (the “Agence”) must have a procurement policy and a contract management regulations that shall apply to all contracts referred to in section 522.214.171.124 of the Cities and Towns Act (CQLR, ch. C-19) and whose content will vary depending on the contract type. These policies applies to all stakeholders involved in any awarding or management procedure leading to a contract, for the purchasing of goods, services or professional services or for the execution of work, etc.
- Refer to the procurement policy to learn more [French only].
- Refer to the contract management regulations to learn more [French only].
2. Awarding of contract
The Agence de mobilité durable shall publish a list of all contracts involving an expenditure of over $25,000 on the Government of Québec-endorsed Système électronique d’appel d’offres (SEAO) and keep it updated. The list is available on the website at the following link.
In accordance with section 477.6 par. 2 of the Cities and Towns Act, every year the Agence compiles a list of all contracts involving an expenditure of over $2,000 entered into with a same contracting party during the previous full fiscal year, when the expenditures of all these contracts combined total over $25,000 for that same contracting party. Since January 1, 2020, existing contracts awarded by Stationnement de Montréal have been transferred to the Agence.
View Stationnement de Montréal's list to learn more
2019 LIST [French only]
3. Receipt and review mechanism for complaints made in the course of the awarding or allocation of a contract
a. Lodging of a complaint with the Agence in the course of a tendering process (for contracts of $100,000 and over):
New provisions of the Act respecting the Autorité des marchés publics (CQLR, ch. A-33.2.1) (AAMP) came into force on May 25, 2019.
The Autorité des marchés publics (AMP) has devised a form for complaints against public institutions and municipalities. Any business seeking to submit a complaint to the Agence de mobilité durable about a public call for tender (for contracts of $100,000 and over) must use this form.
b. Submission of a complaint or expression of interest in the allocation of a contract by mutual agreement to a single supplier (for contracts of $100,000 and over):
A notice of intention (NI) must be submitted on the SEAO at least 15 days before the projected contract date for contracts by mutual agreement with a single supplier (covered by the AAMP). Interested businesses that are able to meet the need can express their interest or file a complaint about the tendering process.
Before submitting a complaint, businesses are encouraged to contact the person responsible for the call for tender named in the tendering documents for any questions, requests for substitution or requests for clarification.
- It is sent by an interested person.
- It is sent electronically to the assigned resource person.
- It is submitted on the AMP form in accordance with Article 45 AAMP.
- It is received by email by the assigned resource person no later than the closing date of the call for tenders, as indicated in the SEAO.
- It is about a tendered contract.
- It is about the content of tendering documents available in the SEAO no later than two (2) days before the deadline for filing a complaint.
- It is based on any of the following grounds pertaining to tendering documents:
- They fail to ensure all competing bidders are treated fairly and transparently.
- They prevent certain qualified bidders from participating.
- They fail to comply with the Agence de mobilité durable’s normative framework.
The complaint form is available on the AMP website
Once you have completed the form, send it to the following address:
If you disagree with the Agence de mobilité durable’s decision, you are entitled to file a complaint with the Bureau de l’Inspecteur Général de Montréal (BIG) within three days of the date you received the decision. You can also file a complaint with the BIG if you have not received the Agence de mobilité durable’s decision within three days of the closing of the call for tenders.
Full mechanism [French only]
4. Contact us
If you have any questions about a call for tenders, please contact Procurement at: