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The one‐stop system is designed to enhance access to services and improve long‐term employment outcomes for individuals seeking assistance. The regulations define the system as consisting of one or more comprehensive, physical American Job Center(s) in a local area that provide the core services specified in WIOA. The LWDA includes one comprehensive one stop center:

One-Stop Job Market/American Job Center
31901 Tri-County Way
Salisbury, MD 21804

Solicitation:
In accordance with Section 121(d) WIOA, the WDB is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit a qualified One Stop Operator (OSO).


Timeline:
April 3, 2017   Release of RFP​
April 14, 2017    Deadline to submit questions via email
April 19, 2017    Responses to submitted questions
May 5, 2017    Proposal deadline 12 pm 
July 1, 2017    Contract year begins

Questions:
To ensure a fair competitive process, all questions related to this RFP must be submitted electronically to ruralmdfound@gmail.com. Written questions will be accepted through 4:00 pm on April 14, 2017. Written responses to questions will be posted on the website http://www.ruralmdfoundation.org/  no later than 4:00 pm April 19, 2017. It is the respondent’s responsibility to check the website on a regular basis for updates.


Questions and Answers:


1. Is there a budget range identified for the One Stop Operator Request for Proposal?

A: A budget range is not available. Page 3 of the RFP outlines the evaluation factors regarding budget.

2. Can an eligible firm perform all of the work independently and rent space from the eligible center?

A: Yes. Please see Page 4 of the RFP for considerations regarding location.

3. What is the required location of the center?  Does is have to be within a certain mile radius of Annapolis, Salisbury, etc.?

A: The American Job Center is located at 31901 Tri-County Way, Salisbury MD 21804. The selected Operator is not required to be located within the center, please see Page 4 of the RFP for considerations regarding location.

4. Has the Board identified an anticipated contract amount?

A: A budget range is not available. Page 3 of the RFP outlines the evaluation factors regarding budget.

5. Can you share the budget guess or ceiling for the operator role, please?

A: A budget range is not available. Page 3 of the RFP outlines the evaluation factors regarding budget.

6. Is this a follow on contract?  If so, what is the contract number and who is the current contractor?

A: This is a new contract.





The one‐stop system is designed to enhance access to services and improve long‐term employment outcomes for individuals seeking assistance. The regulations define the system as consisting of one or more comprehensive, physical American Job Center(s) in a local area that provide the core services specified in WIOA. The LWDA includes one comprehensive one stop center:


Allegany One-Stop Job Center
Western Maryland Consortium
138 Baltimore Street, Suite 102
Cumberland, MD 21502  

Solicitation:
In accordance with Section 121(d) WIOA, the WDB is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit a qualified One Stop Operator (OSO).



​Timeline:
April 17, 2017   Release of RFP​
May 5, 2017    Deadline to submit questions via email
May 9, 2017    Responses to submitted questions
May 19, 2017    Proposal deadline 12 pm 
July 1, 2017    Contract year begins

Questions:
To ensure a fair competitive process, all questions related to this RFP must be submitted electronically to ruralmdfound@gmail.com. Written questions will be accepted through 4:00 pm on May 5, 2017. Written responses to questions will be posted on the website http://www.ruralmdfoundation.org/  no later than 4:00 pm May 9, 2017. It is the respondent’s responsibility to check the website on a regular basis for updates.


Questions and Answers:

​1. What will be the allowable profit for the winner of this contract?
An Applicant that intends to make a profit needs make a list on the budget.  Build in to line items.


2. What is the budget range/top dollar budget amount for this contract?
$40,000 is the Budget Range for this contract.





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