Notice of Public Hearing
Forks City Council
26 September 2016
Forks City Council Chambers
500 East Division Street
Notice is hereby given that on 26 September 2016 at 7:30 p.m. the Forks City Council will hold a public hearing to obtain input regarding the General Sewer/Wastewater Facility Plan dated February 2016. This Plan was prepared to address the City’s planning needs for wastewater collection, transmission, treatment, and disposal for the 20-year planning period (2014 – 2034).
Written comments will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on 26 September 2016. Please address all comments to the Forks City Council. The Plan can be found on the City’s website www.forkswashington.org under Documents>City Reports. If you have any questions regarding the General Sewer/Wastewater Facility Plan, please contact Paul Hampton, Public Works Director at 360-374-5412.
Notice of Timber Sales
Separate Bid Sheets Required on Each Sale
Sale Date – Completed bid sheet for each sale being bid upon must be returned by Noon, 19 Aug 2016. DO NOT COMBINE BOTH SALES ONTO ONE BID FORM.
Sale Type – Export Restricted, Lump Sum, Sealed Bid
Logging Methods – Shovel.
Bid to be by $/mbf for scaled wood and $/mbf for weighed pulp wood.
Expiration Date – Quillayute by NLT 30 Nov 2016; Water Tank by NLT 31 Oct 2016
Bid Deposit – 10% of total bid amount
Payment Terms – Balance of bid due prior to cutting of timber
Performance Security – $5,000 Certified Check or Money Order PER BID
Fees– $500 Road Use Permit fee.
Special Conditions – Purchaser is responsible for payment of forest exise taxes. Other conditions are associated with each sale, please consult bid packets for said information.
All timber included in this sale is export restricted.
All sealed bids must be returned to the Forks City Hall by Noon, 19 August 2016. Bids may be mailed to or delivered in person to: City of Forks, 500 E Division Street, Forks, Washington 98331. Late bids will not be accepted. Bids will be opened at 12:30 pm, 19 August 2016 at Forks City Hall.
The City of Forks will award the sale at the meeting of the City Council on 22 Aug 2016. The City of Forks reserves the right to waive formalities in its selection of the successful bidder. This includes the right to reject any and all bids for any reason. In accepting bids the City of Forks is not obligated to accept the highest bid.
The Successful bidder must enter into the Lump Sum Timber Sale Contract by 31 Aug 2016. The balance of the bid, road use permit fees, performance security deposit and proof of insurance must be received prior to cutting of timber. If these requirements are not met the bidder agrees to forfeit the bid deposit as a reimbursement for costs and delays to the City.
A bid deposit of at least 10% of the total bid price must be submitted with each bid form. Bid deposits must be in the form of a money order or certified check made payable to the City of Forks.
Bid forms must be placed in a sealed envelope marked “Airport 04D Timber Sale Bid” or “Water Tank Timber Sale Bid”.
Bid Packets may be obtained at the Forks City Hall, located at 500 East Division, Forks, WA 98331. All Bids must be mailed or delivered in person by Noon, 19 August 2016 at the address noted above.
Project proposes the replacing of the existing field at Forks High School with a new synthetic turf field and resurfaced track. Project will involve the removal of the existing natural turf field and surrounding rubberized track surfacing. Click the title for more details.
The City of Forks is hereby giving notice and soliciting final public comment on the request of Bill and Susan Brager, d.b.a. Miller Tree Inn, to rezone portions of three parcels consisting of two and a half (2.5) acres located immediately east of Forks City Hall. Click the title for more details.
The Mayor is requesting letters of interest from individuals willing to serve on the City Council. All letters must be received by the City no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 7, 2016. Click the title for more details.
Pursuant to Forks Municipal Code 2.10.030, the City is providing local media with notice of holiday office hours and closures. Click the title for more details.
Effective immediately, the City of Forks Water Superintendent has determined that there is no longer a need to maintain the emergency water use restrictions put in place in September 2015. Click the title for more details.
As of Sept. 11, 2015, an emergency water situation has been declared, and strict usage limits are now in place. Click the title for more details.
Due to extreme fire danger, a strict burn ban has been declared, effective until further notice. Click title for more details.
Public comment is sought regarding a possible addition to Forks Municipal Code permitting wheeled All-Terrain Vehicles on City streets. Click the title for more details.