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Notice of Timber Sales

Notice of Timber Sales

City of Forks

Request for Bids

Two Sales:  Quillayute Airport and Water Tank

Separate Bid Sheets Required on Each Sale


Sale DateCompleted 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 Locations

  1. Quillayute Airport along North South Runway (5144 Quillayute Road), please obtain Entry Permit and Access Rules from City Hall before visiting the Site; and,
  2. Water Tank at the end of East Division Street both in Clallam County, Washington.

Sale Type – Export Restricted, Lump Sum, Sealed Bid

Products Sold

  1. Quillayute Airport – Estimated 280 mbf of Alder, Hemlock and Spruce over 13.7 acres;
  2. Water Tank – Estimated 125 mbf of Alder, Hemlock, and Spruce over 4 acres;

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.

Bid Conditions:


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.