Request for Proposals for Website Redesign

Posted by: SusanC | Posted on: Mar 01 2017

Palatine Public Library District is accepting proposals to design and develop a new library website.

For this project, we want to partner with a developer to build a new site on a modern web framework that will provide an excellent user experience to our community.

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Proposal Requirements

Submissions that do not include each of the six requirements listed will not be considered.

  1. A portfolio of related work from the last five years
  2. An overview of your development process and the approach you would take with this project
  3. Reference information for at least three clients from the last two years
  4. A proposed project timeline
  5. An introduction to your team and their qualifications
  6. Clearly itemized pricing and total cost of this project

Optional information to include:

  • Separate pricing options for content migration.
  • Separate pricing for usability testing, with an explanation of what type(s) of testing you would perform
  • Separate pricing and options for ongoing support after the project is completed

Completed proposals may be submitted by mail, email, or as shared documents.


Palatine Public Library District

Attn: Susan Conner, Technology Manager

700 N. North Court

Palatine, IL 60067


sconner [at] palatinelibrary [dot] org


Proposal Timeline

Library issues RFP March 1, 2017
Deadline for questions March 17, 2017
Library posts answers to questions at March 24, 2017
Deadline for submitting proposals April 2, 2017
Library completes RFP evaluations April 12, 2017
Library interviews candidates April 17-27, 2017
Library presents selected proposal to Board of Library Trustees May 10, 2017
Negotiate and sign contract May 26, 2017


Project Timeline

The project will begin June 1, 2017, and should end no later than December 1, 2017.


Questions about the project may be directed to:

Susan Conner, Technology Manager

sconner [at] palatinelibrary [dot] org

847-358-5881 ext. 106