The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD), in partnership with the California Department of Parks and Recreation, is seeking an experienced contractor to implement a 415.1 acre forest health and fuel reduction project at Butano State Park, Pescadero, CA. This project encompasses 391.6 acres of mechanical mastication, 16 acres of understory hand thinning, and 52.9 acres of various overlapping treatments aimed at thinning moderate range diameter trees (approximately 8” – 36” DBH) to reduce competition and fuel load. Understory vegetation will generally be masticated, chipped on site and broadcast back into treatment areas, or lopped and scattered. Larger diameter trees may be chipped and hauled within reasonable proximity to be dumped within the project area, cut into logs and decked within proximity to the treatment area, or left on site to decompose, depending on site specific treatment specifications.
A mandatory pre-bid tour will be held at the project site. Attendance is required for all firms submitting proposals.
When: Monday, February 13, 2023 at 10 a.m.
Where: Butano State Park – 1500 Cloverdale Rd, Pescadero, CA 94060
Additional details will be provided upon confirmed RSVP.
RSVP (mandatory): email david@sanmateoRCD.org
Bids are due Wednesday, March 1, 2023. Submit digitally to fire@sanmateoRCD.org.
* Please include “Butano State Park Bid Submission” in the subject line of your email. Bid submissions will not be opened until the public opening of bids (see below). Inquiries should be sent with the subject line “Butano State Park Inquiry.” The RCD will do its best to provide reasonable accommodations for bidders. Note – file size limit is 10 MB, if over this size please provide link to file or use multiple emails if necessary.
A public opening of the bids will be held on Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 3 p.m. on Zoom. See link below:
Meeting ID: 892 4392 8016
+16699006833,,89243928016# US (San Jose)
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kCsECTif0
Email david@sanmateoRCD.org for questions regarding Zoom meeting information.