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Notice of Request for Proposals

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 seven-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, profit distribution and local hiring strategies, for the long term social, economic and environmental benefit of the community.

Proposals will be received no later than February 28, 2023 @ 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 February 17, 2023.  Inquiries are to be directed only to the NACFOR Representative identified below.

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

The RFP Package can be found here:

To obtain further information, please contact the NACFOR Representative:

Beth Oldham, GPC

BC Rural Development Consultants

Telephone: (250) 777-1460

E-Mail: beth@bcruraldevelopment.com