On October 22, 2013, Bi-State Regional Commission released a Request for Proposals (RFP), which calls for aerial mapping services covering approximately 2,784 square miles, a cooperative project between four counties and numerous municipalities across the greater Quad Cities Region in Illinois and Iowa.
Procedures for preparation and presentation of proposals are contained in the attached RFP.

pdf  quad-cities-aerial-photo-rfp_2014.pd (3.08 MB)
Copies of vendor proposals (one signed original, one hardcopy, and two complete copies in PDF file format on CDs) should be submitted by 1:00 p.m., CST, November 22, 2013 by mail or commercial express delivery service only to:
                Attn.:  Lisa J. Miller, GIS Director
                Bi-State Regional Commission
                1504 Third Avenue, P.O. Box 3368
                Rock Island, Illinois  61204-3368
Questions regarding this Request for Proposals, should be submitted, in writing by fax, U.S. Mail, or e-mail (no phone calls) by 1:00 p.m. CST on November 5th, 2013 to:
                Attn.:  Lisa J. Miller, GIS Director
                Address above
                Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
                Fax:  (309) 793-6305
The project area will be flown in the Spring of 2014 with delivery of mapping products by the end of 2014.  The area covered includes Clinton, Muscatine, and Scott Counties in Iowa; Henry County in Illinois; and the following municipalities in Illinois:  Aledo, Carbon Cliff, Coal Valley, East Moline, Moline, Rock Island, and Silvis.