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                      St. Charles Public Library District
                          New Shades (Motorized)
                            Request for Proposal
                                March 12, 2015

PROJECT: St. Charles Public Library 
New Shades (Motorized)
One S. Sixth Avenue
St. Charles, IL 60174

CONTACT PERSON: Bryan Wood, Assistant Director
630-584-0076, Ext. 227


  • The library is accepting proposals to replace the current automated vertical blinds.
  • We are seeking a proposal for replacement of vertical blinds on three motorized sections of upper level clerestory windows located on the main floor of the library, on the south, (84’)  east (56”) and west (56’) elevations of the building.

Note: The existing blinds were installed in 1988. Selected contractor shall be responsible for removal of old  motorized vertical blinds. Contractor may use existing high mounted power outlets.

 Fabric/Material samples and specifications are to be included with all quotes.


Purchase Period: May – June 2015


All contractors and sub-contractors employed in this project shall comply with all applicable provisions of the Illinois Human Rights Act and all Federal and State laws which prohibit discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age or mental handicap, and all rules and regulations, promulgated and adopted pursuant thereto. Bids must be in compliance with the prevailing wage rate as established by the Library Board of Trustees.

All proposals and contracts must be in compliance with the current Prevailing Wage Act (Kane and Dupage Counties) as established by the St. Charles Library Board of Trustees. The act, as adopted by the Board of Trustees, is available for viewing on the library lobby “information” display boards.

Contractors and sub-contractors shall comply with the provisions of the Copeland “Anti-Kick-Back Act”. 
(18 U.S.C. 874) a supplemented in U.S. Department of Labor Regulations (29 CFR, Part 3).

All contractors are required to have appropriate liability and worker’s compensation insurance coverage. Aggregate liability insurance shall be in an amount not less than $2,000,000.

The Board of Trustees of the St. Charles Library District reserves the right to waive any irregularities and to accept or reject any and all proposals.



The selected dealer will receive payment within 30 days upon scheduled completion and installation. The St. Charles Public Library is a tax-exempt organization.

References: The selected dealer/supplier/installer shall provide at least three references of similar size and scope installations that have been completed within the last 12 months.

PROPOSALS DUE BY: Noon,  Friday, April 24th, 2015.


Bryan A. Wood, Asst. Director
1 S. Sixth Avenue
St. Charles Public Library District
St. Charles, IL 61074

(630) 584-0076, Ext. 227