PROJECT DESCRIPTION SUMMARY The County of Amador is requesting sealed bids from qualified Licensed Timber Operators (LTO) to provide Tree Mitigation services in the project area delineated in Invitation to Bid 17-13. The services requested will include all operations related to the safe, legal, efficient cutting of dead and/or dying trees, selective removal of trees and treatment of associated slash and debris that pose a hazard to county infrastructure (primarily roads). Said services must meet all applicable State and/or Local regulations. It is strongly recommended that bidders visit the project area (see Attachment A Project Area Maps). A non-mandatory pre-bid meeting will be conducted on site at 9:00 a.m. on July 14, 2017 at the corner of Defender Grade and Hwy 88. Qualified bidders may acquire a bid package at the office of General Services Administration located at 12200 B Airport Road, Martell, CA telephone (209) 223-6375between the hours of 9:00 a.m.4:45 p.m. Monday through Friday; or downloaded from Amador County’s Public Purchase website at www.publicpurchase.com/amadorco,ca. Sealed bids will be received by the County of Amador Purchasing Office; by U.S. Mail at 12200 B Airport Road, Jackson, CA 95642-9527; by U.P.S., Federal Express, or by other courier to 12200 B Airport Road, Martell, CA; 95654, until 1:30 PM, Thursday, July 27, 2017, at which time sealed bids will be opened and read in the office of the Director of General Services Administration, located at the above Martell address. Bids received late, will be rejected and returned unopened. Telephone , Facsimile (FAX) and E-Mail bids will not be considered.