You are here

Request for Proposals Regarding Fiber-backed WAN and Internet Services

Invitation to Bid

Lexington Public Library (LPL) is seeking proposals from established vendors who have been in the business of providing a fiber optic wide-area-network solution with Direct Internet Access for a minimum of five (5) years, and who sell, lease, maintain and support the specified system.  The purpose of this document is to provide information to submit a proposal.  It is not the intent to limit the vendor in any way. 


Download complete RFP (.pdf)


Submission Requirements

Please submit an original and two (2) copies of your proposal in a sealed envelope to the contact person shown below no later than the date listed in the RFP Schedule. No oral or electronically transmitted proposals will be accepted. Proposals not received by the specified time noted will be rejected.  Submissions should include the vendor’s response(s) to the questionnaire in Appendix A.

All proposals submitted shall become the property of LPL. 

All responses to the Request for Proposal shall be submitted to:


                        Lexington Public Library

                        AnnaMarie Cornett

                        140 East Main Street

                        Lexington, KY 40507


            Questions may be submitted via email to:


Evaluation of Proposals         

            Details regarding this topic are found in Appendix B.


RFP Schedule

Release of RFP

February 3, 2020

Proposals Deadline (MUST be received by this date)

March 4, 2020

Review of Proposals

March 6, 2020

Vendor Selection and Executive Team Review

Around March 13, 2020