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Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Sought for Construction Manager

The Plainfield Area Public Library (PAPL) is soliciting Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) from professional construction firms to provide construction management at-risk services for a $9M interior renovation and addition at 15025 S. Illinois Street in Plainfield. The anticipated construction would begin in May 2023.
View the full RFQ by clicking here.

The correct time deadline for submittal is 5:00 pm (CST) on Thursday, October 13, 2022. 

Expected Renovation Schedule

Guided site visit with Staff Selection Committee

Thursday, October 6, 2022
10:00 AM and 1:00 PM (CST)
Written proposals due Thursday, October 13, 2022
5:00 PM (CST)
Staff Selection Committee review of candidates Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Present shortlist of candidates to Board of Trustees

Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Regular meeting
Construction Manager interviews and selection by Board of Trustees Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Special meeting
Construction start date (tentative) May or June 2023


The Library’s attorney is Roger Ritzman of Peregrine, Stime, Newman, Ritzman & Bruckner, Ltd. 

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