NOTICE AND INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS

ISSUE DATE: June 24, 2018  
DUE DATE: July 10, 2018  4:00 PM  
PROJECT: Timber Sale 1-18  
CONTACT NAME: Thyra Karlstrom, Senior Planner  906-225-8192

 

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

Timber Sale:     1-18                 Sale Area:  95 acres

  • Harvest Unit 1 T46N-R25W Section 22- Cut all trees except oak.
  • Harvest Units 2-5 T46N-R25W Sections 21, 28, & 33- Cut all trees of all diameters except oak, red pine, white pine, and cedar. Operations to occur during times of acceptable soil conditions- dry summer or winter operability.

Estimated Volume:  (see map below for volume by harvest unit)

Species Composition

Pulpwood/Boltwood (cords)

Jack Pine

1,014

Tamarack

131

Black & White Spruce

1,603

Balsam Fir/Mixed Softwood

61

Mixed Hardwood

25

Aspen

29

TOTALS

2,862

 

Contact Names:               
Thyra Karlstrom, Senior Planner                                                Brock VanOss, Consulting Forester

Marquette County Planning Division                                          VanOss Forestry Services, LLC

234 W. Baraga Avenue                                                               906.367.0777

Marquette, Michigan 49855                                     
 906.225.8192     

tkarlstrom@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 “1-18 Timber Sale” to the Resource Management/Development Department, Marquette County Courthouse, 234 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855. 

 Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

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.

 Notice, Instructions, and Bid Form
MAP of Sale Areas (georeferenced)
Sample Contract