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Bid Title: 2021 City of Arcata Community Forest Timber Sale
Category: Timber Harvests and Sales
Status: Open


The City of Arcata is accepting sealed quotes for the purchase of approximately 500 (five hundred) MBF of FSC-Certified timber including redwood, Douglas fir, grand fir, and Sitka spruce. Sealed bid forms will be received at the office of the City Manager, 736 F Street, Arcata, California, until 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at which time they will be publicly opened and read:

The successful purchaser shall:
  1. Purchase approx. 375 MBF of redwood timber; and/or ~80 MBF of Douglas fir; and/or ~25 MBF grand fir; and/or ~25 MBF Sitka spruce; harvested from a 50-70 year old stand of timber from the Arcata Community Forest Jacoby Creek Tract NTMP 1-99-033HUM;
  2. Pay State Board of Equalization Timber Yield Taxes.

 Each sealed envelope containing a quote must be plainly marked on the outside as “TIMBER SALE BID 2021.”  Specifications may be obtained from the Contracts & Special Projects Manager, 736 F Street, Arcata, Ca.  The City reserves the right to reject any and all quotes.  The award may be made at the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting of May 19, 2021.

To make an appointment for a “field show-me” contact the Environmental Services Department at (707) 822-8184 (office), (707) 845-5804 (cell) or email .

Publication Date/Time:
4/7/2021 3:45 PM
Publication Information:
Legal Ad to Publish 4/7/21 & 4/21/21
Closing Date/Time:
4/27/2021 4:30 PM
Submittal Information:
See Bid Form
Bid Opening Information:
04/27/21, 4:30 PM
Contact Person:
Danielle Allred
Contracts & Special Projects Manager
City of Arcata
736 F Street
Arcata, CA 95521
(707) 825-2101
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Plan & Spec Available:
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Bid Forms may also be obtained from the City of Arcata Environmental Services Department, Arcata City Hall, 736 F Street, Arcata, CA 95521.

Business Hours:
Mon-Fri, 9 AM-5 PM by appt.
Bidders are encouraged to view timber prior to bidding.

Mark Andre, RPF #2391 and/or Michael McDowall, Natural Resource Technician, will be available to show interested purchasers the timber sale area upon request.

To make an appointment for a “show-me” date, contact:
• Mark André, RPF #2391 by phone: (707) 845-5804 or email:;
• Environmental Services Department by phone: (707) 822-8184 or email:;
• Michael McDowall, Natural Resources Technician by phone: (707) 298-5282 or email:

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