RFP24-46 Design, Build, and Operate a Community Broadband Network

Closed January 12, 2024, 02:00 PM

  • Reference numberRFP24-46
  • StatusClosed
  • SummaryThe County is seeking design, construction, and operation of a community broadband network (“Project”). The activities required to fulfill the requirements of the solicitation include but may not be limited to the design, engineering, permitting, procurement, material coordination, construction, testing, completion, and operation of a fiber optic network.

This is a design-build project, the design-build team shall include, a state licensed engineer or architect, and a contractor properly licensed in New Mexico for the type of work required. This solicitation will be conducted in two (2) phases:


Phase 1: Will consist of a ranking of qualifications of Offerors including a State Licensed Engineer or Architect teamed with a State Licensed Contractor. It shall include minimum qualifications, a scope of work statement and schedule, documents defining the project requirements, and a description of the phase two requirements and subsequent management needed to bring the project to completion.


Phase 2: The short-listed Offerors shall be invited to submit a proposal which includes a “rough order of magnitude” estimate, concepts or solutions, and scheduling. After evaluations of these submissions, selection may be made, and a contract awarded to the highest ranked team for the design and construction of the project upon the site identified.


Only one of the following submission methods is required:

Sealed proposals in one (1) clearly labeled unbound original, and four (4) paper copies, and one (1) electronic version on a USB flash drive or CD, will be received at the Office of the Chief Purchasing Officer, Procurement Division - 101 CAMINO ENTRADA, BUILDING 3, Los Alamos, NM 87544, until 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time, January 12, 2024 for this solicitation.


Proposals may also be submitted electronically by email in pdf format. All other requirements stated in the Solicitation Document remain in effect. Emails should be addressed to: lacbid@lacnm.us. Subject line of the email must contain the following information: RESPONSE – RFP24-46 Design, Build, and Operate a Community Broadband Network – Phase 1.


A Non-Mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference will be held via a virtual format on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at 2:00pm Mountain Time.


Documents may be obtained from Derrill Rodgers at the Procurement office at:


Los Alamos County

Procurement Division

101 Camino Entrada, Bldg. 3

Los Alamos, NM 87544

(505) 663-3507




Bid documents for this project can be downloaded from the following website: 


Egnyte Link:  https://losalamosnm.egnyte.com/fl/yW78WITKb4


Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.

No Proposal may be withdrawn after the scheduled closing time for receipt.

All forms of bribes, gratuities, and kickbacks are prohibited by law.