The Office of the Chief Information Officer is seeking one or more contractors to perform consulting services for telecommunications and broadband programs including strategic planning, development, and program administration. The Office of the CIO seeks one or more contractors to:
1. Provide broadband community outreach services
2. Provide broadband provider availability data collection and mapping services, including assistance with the map challenge process
3. Provide broadband grant program compliance and monitoring
4. Provide grant administration that includes processing project claims, informing applicants of grant rules, and preparing applicable federal reporting.
This RFP is designed to provide Respondents with the information necessary for the preparation of competitive Proposals. The RFP process is for the Agency’s benefit and is intended to provide the Agency with competitive information to assist in the selection process. Each Respondent is responsible for determining all factors necessary for submission of a comprehensive Proposal.
The State reserves the right to issue a notice of intent to award to multiple Responsible Respondents. The State further reserves the right to award to contractors in the manner that, in the judgment of the State, is in the best interests of the State and, as the result of such award(s), to purchase any or all services from one or multiple contractors.