Invitation to Bid

AAPLD Addition and Renovation Project
Furniture & Shelving Moving

Bids are due before 2:00 pm on June 8, 2017 

Architect: Dewberry Architects Inc.
25 S. Grove Avenue, Suite 500
Elgin, Illinois 60120

Sealed bids will be received by the Algonquin Area Public Library District (AAPLD) for Furniture & Shelving Moving for the Algonquin Area Public Library Interior Renovation & Addition. This expected construction start date is August 8, 2017, and the expected completion date is July 27, 2018.

A Pre-Bid Meeting will be held at 7:30 a.m. on May 31, 2017, at the AAPLD Main Library, 2600 Harnish Dr., Algonquin, Ill. 60102 and 8:45 a.m. on May 31, 2017 at the AAPLD Branch Library, 115 Eastgate Dr., Algonquin, Ill. 60102 to review bidding procedures, project scope, and project phasing; and to tour the existing facilities.

Bids for “Furniture & Shelving Moving” will be received by AAPLD in the Administration Department, Harnish Main Library, 2600 Harnish Dr., Algonquin, Ill. 60102 before 2:00 p.m. local time on June 8, 2017.

Bids will be opened publicly, read aloud, and recorded immediately after. Bids will be held good and may not be withdrawn for a period of 60 calendar days from the date of receipt.

Board of Library Trustees approval is anticipated to occur at the June 14, 2017 Board meeting.

Commencement of the work on the project shall be subject to the discretion of AAPLD. AAPLD reserves the right to waive any irregularities and to accept any or reject all bids when, in the opinion of AAPLD, such action will serve the best interest of AAPLD.

Bids on all work of this contract shall be subject to the provisions of the “Illinois Prevailing Wage Act” (Illinois Revised Statutes, Chapter 48, Section 395S – 1-12).

Drawings and Specifications will be on file for reference online and are available for purchase at the following location on May 25, 2017:
BHFX Imaging (
19 North Union Street, Elgin, IL 60123
Ph: 847.742.2876
Fx: 847.742.2389

Any comments or questions must be submitted to the Architect no later 1:00 p.m. local time on June 5, 2017. Any clarifications or revisions to the construction documents will be issued by the Architect in the form of an Addendum.

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