NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Request for Proposal
Partnership for Deployment of High-Speed Broadband in Worcester County, Maryland
Worcester County, Maryland
The Worcester County Commissioners seek to partner with one or more private entities to
collaborate with the County to address the lack of broadband infrastructure in the County by
expanding high-speed broadband to unserved areas of the County.
Requests for Proposal (RFP) are available from the Office of the County Commissioners, Room
1103, Worcester County Government Center, One West Market Street, Snow Hill, Maryland
21863, obtained online under the “Bids” drop-down menu in the lower right hand side of the home
page at www.co.worcester.md.us or by calling the Commissioners' Office at 410-632-1194 to
request a package by mail.
Sealed proposals will be accepted until 1:00 PM, Monday, November 30, 2020 in the Office
of the County Commissioners at the above address, at which time they will be opened and publicly
read aloud. Envelopes shall be marked “Responses to RFP for Partnership for Deployment of
High-Speed Broadband” in the lower left-hand comer. Email submissions will be accepted.
After opening, proposals will be forwarded to the Department of Information Technology for
tabulation, review and recommendation to the County Commissioners for their consideration at a
future meeting. In awarding a proposal, the Commissioners reserve the right to reject any and all
proposals, waive formalities, informalities and technicalities therein, and to take whatever proposal
they determine to be in the best interest of the County considering cost, proposal content,
qualifications of the vendor, quality of project approach, time of delivery or completion,
responsibility of vendors being considered, previous experience of vendors with County contracts,
or any other factors they deem appropriate.
All inquiries shall be directed to Brian Jones, Director of Information Technology, at 410-632-
5610, ext. 1522 or by email at email@example.com