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Bid Title: Purchase of Standing Red Pine Timber and Pulpwood
Category: All Departments
Status: Closed

Description:
REQUEST FOR BIDS TO PURCHASE STANDING RED PINE TIMBER AND PULPWOOD, City of Northampton ROBERTS MEADOW Watershed Land (Kennedy Road, Leeds, MA)

The City of Northampton invites BIDS TO PURCHASE marked timber and pulpwood. All bids must be received by January 29, 2018, at 9:00 AM.
This logging falls under a CH 132 Forest Cutting Permit.
A showing will be held Monday, January 22, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. The showing will meet at the intersection of Chesterfield and Sylvester Roads in Leeds, MA. At 9:05 we will drive a short distance on Kennedy Road and park on the landing and/or roadside. Attendance at the showing is optional.
Approximately 112 Mbf of green-certified standing RED pine timber with approximately 39 cords of green-certified red pine pulp as well as 1,386 standing DEAD RED PINE TREES (approx. 509 cords) are marked in BLUE paint.
Further details and information are available at Northampton DPW (125 Locust Street).
This is a post-mortality and pre-mortality salvage cut to remove most of the red pine trees from the site. About 70% of the standing trees are dead. This harvest is most suitable for biomass. It is a priority to complete this work before spring, 2018, assuming logging conditions are suitable.
All marked trees must be cut. All stumps must be less than 6”. All bid providers must provide references of their recent work. If a bid provider has worked on City of Northampton land within the past 5 years, this must be one of the references. All persons providing a bid will be notified of the results. The City of Northampton reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
This notice is provided by Michael Mauri for the City of Northampton DPW.
Publication Date/Time:
1/12/2018 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
1/29/2018 9:00 AM
Pre-bid Meeting:
01/22/1018

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