RFPs & Contracting Opportunities

RFPs and Contracting Opportunities

Policies Relating to Contracting with LACERS


Firms/Individuals interested in contracting with LACERS must comply with applicable City and LACERS policies.  These policies include:

Requirements During the Competitive Proposal Process

  • Marketing Cessation Policy – This policy prohibits direct marketing to members of the Board or LACERS staff by potential candidates of contract awards during the competitive bid process.
  • Third-Party Marketing Compliance Policy – This policy requires disclosure of the identity of the third-party marketers and/or individuals by whom a firm is referred to LACERS, in order for a firm’s investment proposal to remain under consideration.  Firms will be required to indicate those third-party marketers and/or referring individuals that stand to receive fees or other considerations in the event that a contract with LACERS is eventually secured.
  • Contractor Disclosure Policy - This new policy would require LACERS Contractors to disclose all potential conflicts of interest issues that may occur after contracts are awarded, and/or during the period of engagement with LACERS.
    Contractor Disclosure Policy Reporting Form (fillable)- this is the official contractor disclosure form to be used by contractors for disclosure requirements purposes (New Disclosure, Bi-annual Disclosure and Annual Disclosure).
  • City Lobby Law – Any individual who directly communicates with a City official for the purpose of influencing “municipal legislation” (as defined in the ordinance) and who is compensated to spend 30 or more hours in any consecutive three-month period engaged in lobbying activities must register as a lobbyist with the City Ethics Commission.

Requirements upon Contracting with LACERS

  • Investment Policies (Investment-related contracts) – All Investment service providers must comply with LACERS General Investment Policies.
  • City Standard Provisions for City Contracts (Non-investment contracts) – The provisions contained within the document are required with every City contract. 

Retiree Medical Plans – LACERS RFP

Proposal Submittal Deadline: Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 5:00 PM PST

The Los Angeles City Employees’ Retirement System (LACERS) is seeking proposals from qualified organizations with in-depth knowledge and expertise in providing medical, prescription drug, mental health, and disease/care management plans for LACERS’ eligible Retired Members, Survivors (i.e., surviving spouse/domestic partner), and Dependents.

A virtual conference will be held on March 16, 2023 at 1:00 PM to provide information regarding RFP/City requirements and answer questions from prospective proposers. A link to the conference will be sent to potential bidders who submit Exhibit A (“Intent to Bid…”) as directed in the RFP.

LACERS Medical RFP Table of Contents


Attachment A - Exhibits for Medical Plan RFP (revised) *REVISED* with correct due date for Exhibit A

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