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Request for Bids / Quotes

Below is condensed information on current and ongoing requests for bids and quotes for the City of Denison, Iowa. Anyone with questions can contact Denison City Hall at 712-263-3143. If the full notices is not linked below, to have the full notice and information sent to you, please call city hall or email the request to

Due Tuesday, October 10, 2023 AT 4:00 PM

The Norelius Community Library-City of Denison, hereinafter referred to as “Library-City of Denison,” seeks proposals for one (1) each commercial grade Library Server set and installation. It is the intent of these specifications to cover the construction, furnishings, delivery, and turn-key installation to the Library-City of Denison, a complete commercial grade Server set equipped as hereinafter specified. The objective of this RFP is to obtain the best results and most acceptable Server set for service in our community. These specifications cover only the general requirements as to the type of construction and tests to which the Server must conform, together with certain details as to finish, equipment, and appliances with which the successful bidder must conform. Minor details of construction and materials where not otherwise specified are left to the discretion of the contractor who shall be solely responsible for the design, construction, and installation of all features. Unless otherwise stated in this bid specification, the Server set supplied shall be a new, current year model. However, proposed prior year models in new, never used, condition shall also be considered. The Library-City of Denison encourages interested bidders to submit both, if available.

Please download and review the following document for proposal submission requirements.


The following projected timetable should be used as a working guide for planning. The City reserves the right to adjust this timetable as required during the course of the RFP solicitation process.

  • Request for Proposals Available: Monday, October 2, 2023
  • Job Site Walkthrough (REQUIRED TO BID): Wednesday, October 4, 2023, at 9:00 a.m.
  • Last Day of Questions Accepted: Friday, October 6, 2023
  • Last Day to Submit Proposals: Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at 4 p.m.
  • Public Opening of Proposals: Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at 5:15 p.m.


Proposals shall include a letter of interest, descriptions of equipment offered, and all additional documents required and/or submitted.  Each proposal shall be placed in a sealed envelope and marked clearly on the outside: “RFP Library Server” and delivered to the Library Director not later than 4:00 p.m. Monday, October 7th, 2023.   Sealed proposals must be received at the following location before the deadline to be eligible for contract award.


Monica L. Walley, Library Director
Norelius Community Library
1403 1st Avenue South
Denison, Iowa 51442