(Revised Nov. 26, 2018)
The Washington State Department of Retirement Systems is seeking proposals for recordkeeping services for the Deferred Compensation Program and the defined contribution component of the Public Employees' Retirement System Plan 3, School Employees' Retirement System Plan 3 and Teachers' Retirement System Plan 3 defined benefit plans.
|Issue Request for Proposals||Oct. 31, 2018|
|Mandatory Letter of Intent to Propose Due||Nov. 29, 2018 – 5:00 pm Pacific Time*|
|Vendors' written questions due||Nov. 29, 2018*|
|DRS' answers to written questions posted||Dec. 6, 2018*|
|Complaints due||Dec. 14, 2018 – 5:00 pm Pacific Time*|
|Proposals due||Dec. 21. 2018 – 4:00 pm Pacific Time*|
|Interviews/demonstrations (at DRS' discretion)||Jan. 15-16, 2019*|
|Conduct site visits (at DRS' discretion)||Jan. 23-29, 2019|
|Conduct reference checks||Jan. 23-31, 2019|
|Notice of Apparent Successful Bidder (ASB)||Feb. 1, 2019|
|Last day to request debriefing conference||Three business days after notice of ASB|
|Last day to submit a protest||Five business days after debriefing**|
*Revised Nov. 20, 2018. DRS reserves the right to further revise the above schedule.
**Aggrieved foreign Bidders from WTO GPA signatory nations may file a protest up to 10 calendar days following the debriefing
This Request for Proposals has also been posted on the Department of Enterprise Services' Washington's Electronic Business Solution (WEBS) website. Amendments to this RFP will be published on both the DRS website and on WEBS. It is the Bidder's responsibility to access the RFP, amendments, questions and answers, and related documents on either the DRS website or WEBS.
Email the RFP Coordinator