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NOTICE AND INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS

ISSUE DATE: June 24, 2019  **REVISED 6.28.19**  
DUE DATE: Tuesday, July 9, 2019  4:00 PM  
PROJECT: TIMBER SALE: 1-19  
CONTACT NAME: Thyra Karlstrom, Planning Manager 906-225-8192
 

 
**6.28.19 REVISION: 
There was an error in the timber sale volume and map. Revised documents can be viewed below. 

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

Timber Sale:     1-19                 Sale Area:  79 acres

  • Harvest Unit 1 T45N-R25W Section 10- 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 2-5 T45N-R25W Sections 15 &16 - Harvest all trees of all diameters except the following species: Red Pine, White Pine, Cedar, Oak, and Black Cherry. 

 Estimated Volume:

Species Composition

Pulpwood/Boltwood (cords)

Spruce

326.6

Aspen

168.4

Mixed Hardwood

98.8

Balsam Fir

174

Jack Pine

370.2

TOTALS

1,138

 

Contact Names: Thyra Karlstrom, Planning Manager                         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 “1-19 Timber Sale” to the Resource Management/Development Department, Marquette County Courthouse, 234 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette, Michigan 49855. Bids are not allowed to be emailed.

Bids will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

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.

                                                           REVISED Notice, Instructions, Bid Form, and Map
                                                                     REVISED MAP of Sale Areas
                                                                       REVISED Sample Contract