Child Care Services Bureau Critical Incidents Investigation Services RFP #2024-0026

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Release Date: March 26, 2024



The purpose of the Request for Proposal (RFP) is to solicit sealed proposals to establish multiple contract awards through competitive negotiations for procurement of Statewide Investigative Services for Early Childhood Education and Care Department (ECECD) Child Care Services Bureau.

Investigative Services are needed to investigate critical incidents and complaints relating to all Child
Care Services Bureau units such as Regulatory Oversight and Child Care Assistance. Based on the nature and severity of the complaint, an investigation must be initiated in a timely manner and investigators must be available immediately to respond accordingly pursuant to the Priority Complaint Level set forth in the New Mexico State Regulations 8.9.3 NMAC, 8.9.4 NMAC, and 8.9.5 NMAC.


Action Responsible Party Due Date
1. Issue RFP ECECD March 26, 2024
2. Acknowledgement of Receipt Form Potential Offerors April 5, 2024
3. Pre-proposal Confrence ECECD April 5, 2024
4. Deadline to submit
Written Questions
Potential Offerors April 8, 2024
5. Response to Written
ECECD April 10, 2024
6. Submission of Proposal Potential Offerors April 24, 2024

Dates below are subject to change

7. Proposal Evaluation Evaluation Committee April 29-May 3, 2024
8. Selection of Finalists Evaluation Committee May 6, 2024
9. Finalize Contract Agreement ECECD/Finalist Offerors May 13-17, 2024
 10. Contract Awards ECECD/Finalist Offerors Approval by Contract Review
Bureau (CRB)
11. Protest Deadline ECECD 15 days after awarding
of contract.


ECECD has assigned a Procurement Manager who is responsible for the conduct of this procurement whose name, telephone number and Email address are listed below:

Name: Marlene Acosta, Procurement Manager
Telephone: 505-660-9273

Any inquiries or requests regarding this procurement should be submitted, in writing, to the Procurement Manager. Other state employees or Evaluation Committee members do not have the authority to respond on behalf of the ECECD.


Pre-proposal confrence

A pre-proposal conference will be held as indicated in Section II.A, Sequence of Events, via
Microsoft Teams at 2:00 PM MST. Any potential offerors that wish to attend a Pre-Proposal
Conference may do so at the following link: