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TSL A93884 Mt Elphinstone/Clack Creek, Sunshine Coast



  Reference Number 485749
  Solicitation Number A93884 TCH
  Organization Name BC Timber Sales - Timber Auctions
  Source ID PV.DP.BC.908767.984267.C98924
  Associated Components No


  Published 2019-04-03
  Closing 2019-04-30 11:15 AM Pacific Daylight Saving Time PDT


  Category Natural Resources Services
  Region of Delivery British Columbia
  Region of Opportunity British Columbia
  Agreement Type
  Tender Type Invitation to Bid (ITB)
  Estimated Value
  Solicitation Method

Notice Description

  TSL A93884 Mt Elphinstone/Clack Creek, Sunshine Coast

A93884 Mt. Elphinstone/Clack Creek, Sunshine Coast


Take notice that, pursuant to Section 20 of the Forest Act, Timber Sale Licence (TSL) A93884 is being offered for sale by the BC Timber Sales Chinook Business Area. Tenders will be accepted from individuals or corporations registered as a BC Timber Sales enterprise in Category 1 and 2 under the BC Timber Sales Regulation.

Please note, this TSL is part of a pilot of the Forest Professional Oversight and Certification (FPOC) model being examined by BC Timber Sales as a method for ensuring that Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP) commitments are achieved. As such, the successful bidder will be required to submit a conformance certificate that confirms that primary forest activities conducted under this TSL are consistent with the applicable FSP commitments that are identified in the site plan(s) for this TSL. A sample of the conformance certificate and associated BC Timber Sales Advisory Bulletin have been included as attachments to this Notice.

Closing Date: April 30, 2019 at 11:15AM

Closing Location: Applications will be accepted by the Timber Sales Manager, Chinook Timber Sales Office, at 46360 Airport Road, Chilliwack BC V2P 1A5.

Geographic Location: Elphinstone/Clack Creek

Total Estimated Net Cruise Volume 29,499m3, more or less

Estimated portion of Road Permit Volume 550m3, more or less

Estimated Area: 23.8 ha.

Estimated Species: Douglas-fir 22,357m(76%), Hemlock 6,666m(23%), Cedar 378m(1%), Alder 98m(less than 1%) more or less.

The preceding volume and species estimates are based on samples from a Full Cruise Please see tender package for additional detail. Bidders are strongly advised to conduct a thorough field review of the licence area to verify timber volume and grade estimates.

Licence Term: 24 months

Total Stumpage Value: $1,824,513.15. The Total Stumpage Value was determined in accordance with the Coast Appraisal Manual.

This is a cruise-based TSL pursuant to section 106 of the Forest Act. Scaling of logs is not required for billing purposes. The Total Amount of Stumpage and the Bonus Offer will be payable in periodic increments upon commencement of harvesting.

If, after reviewing the tender package, you are still unsure of the differences between a Bonus Offer and Bonus Bid, or of the differences between a cruise based and scale based TSL, please contact the Timber Sales Office identified above.

The successful applicant will be required to implement and conform to the BC. Timber Sales Environmental Management System and this TSL also conforms to the standards of the following forest management certification system: Sustainable Forestry Initiative.
All individuals, corporations or partnerships who provide direction to workers or contractors who work or operate on TSL area(s) will be required to be certified as SAFE Companies, endorsed by the BC Forest Safety Council as new entrants, or certified under a safety certification scheme recognized by the BC Forest Safety Council or BC Timber Sales, or work for an employer that is so certified or endorsed. Please also refer to the following website for more information:

Applicants are encouraged to confirm the status of their BCTS Enterprise registration to ensure they are eligible to apply for this timber sale licence prior to submitting a tender. Please contact the BC Timber Sales Chinook Business Area if you are unsure of your eligibility to submit a tender.

All tender information provided for this TSL is subject to change. Any changes will be posted on this site before the closing date of the auction. It is the applicant's responsibility to revisit this site to stay abreast of any changes that may affect their bid.

All amendments to the associated notice, including amended documents, plans and specifications (where applicable), are issued on BC Bid. MERX asks that you refer to the BC Bid notice for these amendments. MERX stipulates that potential bidders may also be required to register with the buying authority as a bidder/plan taker. The contact information can be found within the notice abstract.



Client Agency

  Name BC Timber Sales, PR Field Team
  Company Name Operations Tech
  State / Province
  Postal Code
  Phone (604)485-0700
  Fax (604)702-5711
  Website URL

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