Technology, Management and Budget
Prevailing Wage News: On October 7, 2021, Governor Gretchen Whitmer reinstated Prevailing Wages for all state construction projects. The Design & Construction Division will be implementing the prevailing wage requirement for all solicitations effective January 2, 2022.
The State of Michigan has upgraded its financial and business systems. The new SIGMA Vendor Self-Service (VSS) system has replaced Contract & Payment Express (C&PE) and Buy4Michigan.SIGMA VSS will improve how we work with vendors, payees, and grantees. Please visit www.michigan.gov/SIGMAVSS for important updates, mandates and transition information, including actions you may need to take, and help desk contact information.
The Department of Natural Resources project to redevelop the Wilderness State Park Lakeshore Campgrounds has been awarded the Statewide Planning Excellence Award for Public Outreach by the Michigan Chapter of the American Planning Association. This project team engaged park users through a Facebook page and online surveys, and incorporated concerns and ideas from the public into the completed design and construction. Joel Gordon and Tom Pawlowski from the Design and Construction Division provided leadership and representation for the Department of Natural Resources for this project. A presentation of the analysis, public outreach, and design is available at the DNR's site.