Region 1 - One Stop Operator Request for Proposals
Local Workforce Service Area 1

The Northwest Private Industry Council (NWPIC) is soliciting proposals to identify an experienced organization or qualified consortium of partners to provide One-Stop Operator services for the local Workforce Development Area (WDA) as required under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).


The local workforce development area consists of seven counties: Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Pennington, Polk, Red Lake and Roseau. Workforce development-minded organizations with successful past experience who can thoroughly demonstrate that they have the ability to provide the management and oversight services requested will be considered.


The expected contract awarded under this RFP solicitation will start on July 1, 2018, and end on June 30, 2019, with possible annual contract renewal for up to four years, provided all negotiated performance criteria are successfully achieved.


Parties wishing to submit a proposal should review the full request announcement. Interested parties may also directing inquiries concerning this RFP to Kristine Anderson, Executive Director, Northwest Private Industry Council, 1301 Hwy 1 East, Thief River Falls, MN 56701.


Request for Proposals Released:                                                       February 2, 2018

Deadline for Letter of Intent to Submit Proposal                                 February 28, 2018

Proposals Due (by 4:00 pm CST)                                                       March 12, 2018

Proposals Reviewed                                                                           March 13-23, 2018

Proposer Selected                                                                              April 5, 2018

Contract/Agreement Completed                                                         June 7, 2018

Service Implementation                                                                      July 1, 2018