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Bid Number: 20/21-08
Bid Title: Gila River Fire Mitigation Project 2
Category: Sealed Bids
Status: Open
Bid Recipient: Graham County Board of Supervisors

Description:
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Supervisors of Graham County will receive sealed bids for a Gila River Fire Mitigation Project 2, Bid # 20/21-08.

Graham County requests bids to remove a total of approximately 180 acres (Attachment D) of tamarisk in multiple fire breaks strategically located along the Upper Gila River corridor by September 1, 2022. The goal is to reduce the fuel loading so the area treated will not carry a fire or that it is such that flame heights can be managed using local fire suppression resources. There are two types of treatment areas: 1. Seven (7) fire breaks of approximately 400-500 feet wide across the width of the river, 2. Four (4) defensible spaces at critical infrastructure approximately 100-200 feet wide around infrastructure. This will be accomplished by grubbing target species (Tamarisk commonly Salt Cedar) and masticating debris on site.

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Publication Date/Time:
1/11/2021 7:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
1/28/2021 6:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Must be submitted by 1/28/2021 6:00 p.m.
Bid Opening Information:
To be opened 2/1/2021 at 8 AM
Contact Person:
Dustin Welker 928-428-3250.
Business Hours:
Monday-Thursday 7:00-6:00
Qualifications:
To be eligible for a contract award, you must be qualified and able to provide the following:

6.1 Bidder must supply references of three firms to which similar services have been provided. If contacted, all of those references must verify that a high level of satisfaction was provided. Use Attachment B to list references.

6.2 Bidder must be in the business of land clearing for the past five years.

6.3 Awarded contractor must provide a Certificate of Insurance and maintain the minimum limits specified for the term of the contract. All policies must be issued with a 30-day cancellation notice, by an insurance company licensed to do business in the State of Arizona and signed by an authorized agent.

6.4 Maintain worker's compensation insurance as required by Arizona Statutes, for all employees engaged in the work.

6.5 Maintain commercial liability, bodily injury and property damage insurance against any claim(s) which might occur in carrying out this agreement/contract. Minimum coverage shall be one million dollars ($1,000,000) liability for bodily injury and property damage including products liability and completed operations. Provide motor vehicle insurance for all owned, non-owned and hired vehicles that are used in carrying out this contract. Minimum coverage shall be one million dollars ($1,000,000) per occurrence combined single limit for automobile liability and property damage. In addition, Graham County shall be listed as an additional insured party.

Special Requirements:
Faxed and e-mailed bids are not accepted.

Bids must be forwarded to:
Graham County 921 West Thatcher Blvd., Safford, AZ 85546.

All bids are to be packaged, sealed, and show the following information on the outside of the package:
- Contractor's Name and Address
- Request for Bid Title
- Request for Bid Number
- Bid Due Date

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