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NOTICE AND INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS

ISSUE DATE:  June 16, 2020  
DUE DATE:  Tuesday, June 30, 2020 @ 4:00 p.m.
 
PROJECT:  1-20 Timber Sale
 
CONTACT NAME:  Emily Leach, Senior Planner
                              Marquette County Planning Division
                              234 W. Baraga Avenue
                              Marquette, MI 49855
                              906.225.8196
                              eleach@mqtco.org                     
 

The Marquette County Forestry Commission is requesting bids for the purchase of the following stumpage:

Timber Sale:     1-20                 Sale Area:  130 acres

  • Harvest Unit 1 T45N-R25W Sections 10 and 15- Harvest all trees containing 1-8ft. pulp stick and greater except the following species: Red Pine, White Pine, Cedar, Oak, and Black Cherry.  Winter harvest.
  • Harvest Unit 2 T45N-R25W Section 16 - Harvest all trees of all diameters except the following species: Red Pine, White Pine, Cedar, Oak, and Black Cherry. Summer operations acceptable except a small area in northern part of Unit requiring frozen ground during operation.
  • Harvest Unit 3 T45N-R25W Section 3- Harvest all trees of all diameters. All seasonal operations permitted.
  • Harvest Unit 4 T45N-R25W Section 3- Harvest all trees of all diameters. Winter Harvest.
  • Harvest Unit 5 T45N-R25W Section 3- Harvest all trees of all diameters. All seasonal operations permitted.
  • Harvest Unit 6 T45N-R25W Section 11- Harvest all trees of all diameters. All seasonal operations permitted.

Estimated Volume:    

Species Composition   Pulpwood/Boltwood (cords)
Spruce 426 
Aspen  168.4 
Mixed Hardwood  101.6 
Tamarack  31.5 
Balsam Fir  182.4 
Jack Pine  1,231.4 
TOTALS  2,141.3 
 
Contact Names: Emily Leach, Senior Planner                                     Brock VanOss, Consulting Forester
                            Marquette County Planning Division                         VanOss Forestry Services, LLC
                            234 W. Baraga Avenue                                              906.367.0777
                            Marquette, Michigan 49855                                      
                            906.225.8196   
                            eleach@mqtco.org

Instructions to Bidders:

Bidders must respond using the bid form contained in the bid package. This timber will be sold by lump sum bid.  Name and address of the firm or individual submitting the bid must be indicated.  The bids shall be mailed/delivered in sealed envelopes marked “1-20 Timber Sale” to the Resource Management/ Development Department, Marquette County Courthouse, 234 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855.  OR bids shall be submitted electronically to eleach@mqtco.org .

Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.

Bids will be opened by the Marquette County Forestry Commission at their next regularly scheduled or special meeting.

Marquette County reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

Click below for:
Bid Notice & Instructions with Map
MAP of Sale Areas
Sample Contract