NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

COMMUNITY FOREST GENERAL MANAGER

NAKUSP AND AREA COMMUNITY FOREST INC.

 

Nakusp and Area Community Forest Inc. (NACFOR) invites proposals from qualified individuals and firms to fulfill the contract position of Community Forest General Manager.

 

The Village of Nakusp is the owner and sole shareholder of NACFOR, with a local eight-member Board of Directors providing management direction.  Through its Community Forest Agreement, NACFOR manages a number of operating areas in the vicinity of Nakusp, B.C., with an allowable annual timber harvest of 20,000 cubic metres.

 

Under direction of the NACFOR Board of Directors, and the written goals, objectives, policies, business plan and roles & responsibilities of NACFOR, the Contractor acts as the Community Forest General Manager providing overall management services, including administration of the NACFOR Community Forest Agreement and ensuring the successful operation of the community forest corporation, overseeing sustainable forestry operations, marketing, community engagement and local hiring strategies, for the long term social, economic and environmental benefit of the community.

 

Proposals will be received not later than October 20, 2017 @ 12:00 P.M. (noon) at the address specified in the Request for Proposal information package.  Late proposals will not be accepted.  Proposals must be submitted in accordance with the terms and conditions specified in the information package.

 

Proponent inquiries will not be accepted after October 13, 2017.  Inquiries are to be directed only to the NACFOR Representative identified below.

 

Request for Proposal packages are available only as an electronic attachment from the BC Bid website at: http://www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca.  Select “Browse for Bid Opportunities or Bid Results”; then “Browse opportunities by organization”; then “Village of Nakusp” to download the package.

 

The lowest priced or any proposal will not necessarily be accepted.

 

To obtain further information, please contact the NACFOR Representative:

Kathy Smith

President, NACFOR Board of Directors

Telephone: (250) 265-4950

E-Mail: ksmith@columbiacable.net