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Bid Title: RFP for the Operation & Management of Child Care Services (CCS) System
Category: Workforce/Child Care Operations
Status: Closed

The Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board (Board) is seeking proposals from qualified and eligible independent contractors for the management and operation of the Child Care Services (CCS) subsidized child care program and child care quality improvement activities (Texas Rising Star mentors and assessors, and related initiatives, are administered by Board staff).  Through this competitive procurement process, the Board expects to award one contract for the management and operation of the CCS subsidized child care program and quality improvement activities. Changes to the scope of work and/or resultant contract shall be subject to the availability of funds, successful contract negotiations, applicable procurement standards, and the laws, rules, regulations and policies governing the programs funded under this Request for Proposal. 

The deadline for submission of proposals is noon Wednesday, October 28, 2020Proposals will ONLY be accepted via email and must be submitted to .  Official receipt of the proposal will be documented on the Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board’s proposal log as determined by the date/time the emailed submission was received.  Acknowledgement of receipt will be made via email to the proposer’s identified Contact Person.  Proposals submitted via private or public mail carrier, courier service, fax, or hand delivery will not be accepted.

The initial contract will be for nine months, beginning January 1, 2021 and ending September 30, 2021.  The contract may be extended for one (1) or more years on an annual basis, at the discretion of the Board.  The Board may extend the contract for up to four (4) additional years based on satisfactory performance or other factors as determined by the Board. Any contract extension shall be initiated at the sole discretion of the Board and shall be based upon the Board’s evaluation of the Subrecipient’s performance and compliance with the terms and conditions of the contract.  The Board reserves the right to terminate the contract based on an evaluation of Subrecipient performance and compliance.

Please see the full Request for Proposals for the Operation & Management of Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Child Care Services (CCS) System including Appendices L, M, N, for information on qualifications, service delivery scope, evaluation criteria, timeline, etc.

The CCS program is funded in whole or in part with federal funds.
The percentage of the total cost of the program or project which will be financed with Federal funds is 90.87%.
The dollar amount of Federal funds for the project or program is $8,439,818.  
The percentage and dollar amount of the total costs of the project or program that will be financed by non-Federal sources is 9.13% and $847,788.00.

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Relay: 1-800-735-2989 (TTY) / 711 (Voice).
Publication Date/Time:
9/14/2020 5:00 PM
Closing Date/Time:
10/28/2020 12:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Contact Person:
Lisa Colyer, Child Care Contract Manager
(325) 795-4305
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