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Bid Notice For Furnishings

Mr. Detlev Pansch
Executive Director
Barrington Public Library District
Barrington Area Library
505 N. Northwest Highway
Barrington, IL 60010


By authority of the Board of Trustees, responses to this Request for Qualifications will be received until 1:00 p.m., prevailing time, on Thursday, March 21, 2013, by the Board of Trustees of the Barrington Public Library District, for the Barrington Area Library - Furnishings. PLEASE NOTE: the date for bids has been extended until Monday, March 25, 2013, at 12:00 p.m. prevailing time. Bids will be opened at 1:05 p.m., prevailing time, Monday, March 25, 2013, at the Barrington Area Library. This Request for Qualifications applies to the following bid packages but is not limited to:

#01 – Signage
#02 – Library Furnishing A
#03 – Library Furnishings B
#04 – Library Furnishings C
#05 - Library Furniture & Technology
#06 – Lounge Seating
#07 – Meeting Room Furnishings
#08 – Systems Furnishings
#09 – Casegoods
#10 – Bookstacks
#11 – Shelving
#12 – Moving & Furniture Demolition
#13 – Materials Handling Expansion
#14 – Interactive Library Technology

Responses shall be submitted on or before the specified closing time in an opaque sealed envelope marked as noted within the Bidding Documents on the outside and addressed to: Mr. Detlev Pansch, Executive Director, Barrington Public Library District, FURNISHINGS BID. Responses are to be delivered to the Barrington Area Library, 505 N. Northwest Highway, Barrington, IL.

A pre-bid meeting of the project is scheduled for Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. at the Library. Though the pre-bid meeting is mandatory except for vendors bidding contracts #13 & #14.

Bid security in the form of a bid bond or certified check made payable to the Board of Library Trustees, Barrington Public Library District equal to 10% of the base bid amount shall be submitted with the bid. Performance and Labor and Material Payment Bonds, and Certificate of Insurance will be required from the successful bidder.

The Board of Trustees of Barrington Public Library District reserves the right to reject any or all documents submitted or parts thereof, to waive any irregularities or informalities in the prequalification procedures and to approve trade contractors and vendors to bid in a manner serving the interest of the Barrington Public Library District.

All bidders must comply with the applicable Illinois Law requiring the payment of prevailing wages, and bidders must comply with the Illinois Statutory requirements regarding labor and bidding, including Equal Opportunity Laws.

Bidding documents which include Project Manual and Project Plans will be on file and may be obtained by bidders on Thursday, March 7, 2013 after 2:00 p.m., for electronic distribution through B&L Blueprint (630-894-5210). PLEASE CALL IN ADVANCE FOR AVAILABILITY. Copies of prints, specifications, etc. can be obtained through B&L Blueprint. All costs associated with additional copies will be borne by the bidding contractor or vendor.

Mr. Detlev Pansch
Executive Director
Barrington Public Library District
Barrington Area Library
505 N. Northwest Highway
Barrington, IL 60010