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Procurements - RFP and IFBs

The following information relates to how Heartland Works, Inc. handles procurement activities, which include Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Invitations for Bids (IFB).

General Information

Heartland Works, Inc. (HWI) issues Requests for Proposal (RFP) and Invitations for Bids (IFB) for purchases and services used by Heartland Works, Inc. and/or Local Area II Workforce Centers. A partial copy of a RFP or IFB may be viewed by clicking on the name of the RFP below. Some of the attachments to RFPs or IFBs may need to be mailed to prospective bidders and may not be available through this website. If the RFP or IFB accessible below does not contain all attachments, a complete bid packet including all attachments will be mailed upon request. Prospective bidders submitting proposals must request the complete bid packet if it is not available through this website. Contact information is below.

No Current RFPs at this time.

WIOA Regional Planning Addendum - Local Areas II and III

Heartland Works, Inc., representing Kansas Local Workforce Development Area II and Workforce Parnership, representing Kansas Local Workforce Development Area III, have prepared a shared Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Regional Planning Addendum to their respective WIOA Strategic Plans. This Regional Planning Addendum is available for review and comment from April 27, 2017 to May 26, 2017. The Regional Planning Addendum may be reviewed by clicking the link shown below. Copies may also be requested by calling Heartland Works, Inc. at 785-234-0500 or Workforce Partnership at 913-2847-1116. Any questions, public comments or inquiries regarding the Regional Planning Addendum should be addressed to regionalplan2017@heartlandworks.org by 3pm on Friday, May 26, 2017. Heartland Works, Inc. and Workforce Partnership are equal opportunity employers/programs.

Click here to review the Addendum


Complaint Procedures for Heartland Works, Inc. RFPs and IFBs

When a bidder believes that they were treated unfairly in the contract award process, a bidder may file a protest with the Executive Director who will then have ten days in which to reach an informal resolution of the protest. Should the protest not be resolved within ten days, the bidder may submit, in writing, a protest to the Heartland Works, Inc. Local Workforce Development Board of Director’s Executive Committee. Names of Executive Committee members may be obtained by request from the persons named as contact persons in the RFP or IFB. The Executive Committee will then have thirty days to reach a decision. No further appeals will be allowed. This does not prohibit the bidder from seeking resolutions beyond that allowed by Heartland Works, Inc. The State of Kansas and/or U.S. Department of Labor shall review a complaint or protest regarding subrecipient contractors selection procedures only if the complaint furnished evidence that: a) All administrative remedies of the Executive Director have been exhausted; b) The complaint involves a violation of federal law or regulation (Federal jurisdiction), a violation of State law or regulation (State jurisdiction) or a violation of the Local Area II Plan’s fiscal policy protest procedures.

Heartland Works, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/program.

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