Details for NOTICE TO BIDDERS: Town of Shoals Timber


The  Town Board of Shoals, Indiana is requesting bids for the purchase of standing timber on property owned by the Town of Shoals. The property is located on Sherfick School Road and consists of 205 acres. Upon this acreage is a stand of mature trees which the Town of Shoals intends to sell for timber. Bidders must inspect the timber and mark what timber shall be bid upon.

The Town of Shoals herein invites sealed bids from interested parties for the purchase of timber. Bids will be received and opened at a special meeting of the Shoals Town Board on Monday, November 23, 2020 at the Shoals Town Hall at 6:00 p.m. Bids shall be responsive to all conditions established by the Town Board.

The marked trees will be conveyed by a contract to be signed by the Town of Shoals and the successful bidder. Any contract must specify soil erosion prevention precautions and logging may only occur when the land is dry or frozen. The successful bidder shall have 180 days for marked timber removal and must provide proof of insurance. Bidders shall also be responsible for developing a plan for a responsible timber harvest for the present and the future.

Only timber buyers who are licensed by the State of Indiana or the licensed buyer’s registered agents are invited to bid. The Town Board reserves the right to refuse any or all bids.


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