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Basic Information

Reference Number


Issuing Organization

El Paso County

Project Type

IFB - Invitation for Bid (Formal)

Project Number



Black Forest Regional Park Forest Restoration and Thinning

Source ID




United States, Colorado, El Paso County

Piggyback Contract




02/06/2019 11:21 AM MST

Question Acceptance Deadline

02/22/2019 05:00 PM MST

Questions are submitted online


Closing Date

03/11/2019 02:00 PM MDT

Prebid Conference

02/19/2019 10:00 AM MST

Contact Information

David Carey




El Paso County (County) is seeking written bids from qualified, experienced forestry contractors to provide all prescription plans, labor, materials, and equipment necessary for Black Forest Regional Park (BFRP) Forest Restoration and Thinning (Project). This Project is being funded by the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG-DR). This Project must meet all federal Davis Bacon requirements for construction activities (see attached wage determination). For purposes of this IFB package and this Contract, “construction” shall refer to all in-field/on-site/labor forestry activities.
The successful bidder (Contractor) shall enter into a Firm-Fixed Unit Price Construction Contract (Contract) with the County to provide the services outlined herein. The services (Work) requested in this IFB primarily include project coordination, project management, and: development of site-specific silvicultural prescriptions, understory lop and scatter, thinning from below, noxious weed control, and other associated forestry tasks. Work is outlined in three management units (MU) totaling 249 acres. Completed work must be in accordance with the scope of work, specifications, construction details, and Black Forest Regional Park Forest Management Plan provided by the County (see attachments).
All work to be completed within Black Forest Regional Park, northeast of the intersection of Milam Road and Shoup Road.

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Buyer’s Requirements

Participation Requirements

- Minority Business Participation

- Small Business Participation

- Women-Owned Business Participation

General Requirements

- Insurance Required

- Prevailing Wage Required

- Federally Funded

- Certified Payroll

Bonding Requirements

- Bid Bond

5 %

- Performance Bond

100 %

- Payment Bond

100 %

Pre-Bidding Events

  • Event Type

    Prebid Conference



    Event date

    02/19/2019 10:00 AM MST


    Parks Admin Bldg, 2002 Creek Crossing, Colorado Springs, CO

    Event Note
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Bid Submission Process

Bid Submission Type

Physical Bid Submission