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Forest Service timber sale contracts involving road construction

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

Forest Service timber sale contracts involving road construction

hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, on H.R. 5077 ... May 21, 1975.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Forest roads -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Finance.,
    • Forestry law and legislation -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .P8966 1975a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 62 p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4853755M
      LC Control Number75602929

      Publications. The following publications are available free or for a nominal charge from most NCFS offices. Almost all of the publications listed are produced by NCFS except where noted. NCFS distributes a wide variety of publications and educational items produced by the USDA Forest Service and other sources. Many of those items are not listed. The contract should also include a description of the timber for sale, the selling price, terms of payment, which timber will be cut and not, time allowed to cut and remove timber, and a requirement to follow Best Management Practices. Other provisions can be added, but these may restrict bidders and lower the price paid.

      CASEY V. UNITED STATES F. 2d (Court of Claims, ) U.S.T.C. ; 29 AFTR 2d Editor's Summary Key Topics CAPITAL V. EXPENSE • Road construction costs Facts The taxpayer was a member of a joint venture which contracted with the Forest Service to cut merchantable timber on Government land. Cutting contract, quantity first determined, holding period–A fiscal year accrual method taxpayer who acquired timber-cutting rights under USDA Forest Service cutting contracts requiring that, for payment purposes, logs be scaled by a Forest Service scaler and who elects to treat the cutting of timber as a sale or exchange is considered to.

      Transferable forest access road credits: hearing before the Committee on Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, on S. , relating to certain forest timber sale contracts involving road construction, Publication Details; Availability. The result is Million Acres: Toward a Healthier and More Resilient US Forest Service. I served as the book’s editor. [These days, the Forest Service pays 25 percent of timber-sale revenue to counties, but as shown in Figure 1, as timber harvests have declined since , counties have received far less than they did during the middle.


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Forest Service timber sale contracts involving road construction by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Timber Sale, Stewardship, and Forest Products Contracts and Permits. The Forest Service sells timber and special forest products on a variety of contract and permit forms based on the complexity and/or value of the sale.

Guidance for the use of these forms can be found in Forest Service Handbook (FSH)Chap Sections 53 and Each sale is formalized by execution of a contract for the sale of property between the timber purchaser or Stewardship Contractor and the Forest Service.

The contract sets forth the explicit terms of the sale including such matters as the estimated volume of timber to be removed, the period for removal, price to be paid to the Government, road. Forest Service timber sale contracts involving road construction: hearing before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation of the Committee on Public Works and Transportation, House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth Congress, first session, on H.R.

The Pacific Northwest Region of the Forest Service has developed this book for use in the preparation and administration of maintenance requirements included in Timber Sale Contracts. Included are the Standard Specifications (Sections) that commonly apply in Timber Sale Contracts.

Specified Road Construction Cost Road Maintenance Use by Others OPERATIONS Representatives Notices Improvements Removal Protection of Improvements Protection of Improvements Not Owned by Forest Service Protection of Property Protection of Land Survey Monuments Protection Measures Needed for Plants, Animals, Cultural Resources, and File Size: KB.

Forest Service Full view - Timber appraisal handbook remaining Report resale result revised road maintenance SAWTBR sawtimber sold species specified road cost stumpage temporary road TIMBER APPRAISAL HANDBOOK timber sale Total transaction evidence unit volume zone Timber Appraisal Handbook, United States.

Forest Service: Author. attached “Sale Area Map” that is made a part hereof, and were, before timber sale advertisement, designated on the ground by Forest Service to meet the anticipated needs of the parties.

The location of Sale Area and its approximate acreage are stated in AT1. Payment Units may be revised and additional ones may be establishedFile Size: KB.

Each timber sale contract specifies the yarding method and any permanent and temporary road construction and reconstruction required. Timber purchasers may be required to complete needed road reconstruction to ensure public safety and to protect the environment from logging traffic.

- Timber Sale Contract Formats - FPO3 – Construction Specifications & R1 Supplemental Specifications. Guest Speaker from US Forest Service to be announced. – Break - Delegation of Authority - Sale Administration Decision Making - Contract Law and You - Lunch -Situation Problem #1File Size: KB.

providing access to forest lands for timber management, fish and wildlife habitat improvement, fire control, hunting and a variety of recreational activities. For the purpose of these guidelines, road construction includes excavation of gravel quarries and borrow pits.

Permanent roads are intended for long-term use. They include. A timber sale is the culmination of many years of forest management and the most significant opportunity for a return on forestry investments.

The lack of experience in planning, conducting and monitoring a timber sale can make the process seen a daunting task. any new roads across and upon the sale area prior to construction of said road(s) to ensure that total road length and potential erosion and sedimentation is minimized.

All new roads constructed for the extraction and transportation of forest products shall follow the contour with grades of 10 percent slope or less.

The Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, developed this book for use in the preparation and administration of contracts for the construction of roads and bridges on the National Forest Development Road System under Public Works Contracts, or as a condition of Timber Sale Size: 2MB.

On state owned forestlands, almost all timber sales are sold through a bidding process. Percentages of revenue from these timber sales go to respective counties, with the remainder allocated to the ODF State Forests Division. This revenue is used for administration, forest planning, environmental research, and water quality monitoring.

Get this from a library. act relating to certain Forest Service Timber Sale contracts involving road construction. [United States. Congress House.]. Also, obtain a written timber sale contract; this is essential to all timber sales. Michigan State University's Forestry Extension offers information such as example contracts and discussion that illustrates what we mean.

Our free timber price information page also now includes links to sample timber contracts for the most viewed states. (94 th): A bill relating to certain Forest Service timber sale contracts involving road construction.

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Contracts are suitable for unit sales such as pulpwood, chip-n-saw, selective timber cuts, poles and piling, and other specialty product sales. However, because sample contracts (see the “Basic Contract and Deed Provisions” section) seldom include provisions appropriate or desirable for particular sales, many buyers prefer not to accept : Robert Bardon.

Summary of S - 94th Congress (): A bill relating to certain Forest Service timber sale contracts involving road construction. The Forest Service requested a decision regarding whether it could modify two timber sales contracts to allow it to reimburse the contractors for excess road construction costs they incurred.

The Federal Timber Contract Payment Modification Act allowed the Service to redetermine the contractors' timber prices but, with the reduction in rates, the contractors did.

This rule deals with how timber sale contract roads are financed and, as such, has no direct effect on the amount, location, or manner of timber sale road Start Printed Page construction. Section b of Forest Service Handbook (57 FR ; Septem ) excludes from documentation in an environmental assessment or impact.tended for use in contract estimating.

They do, however, serve to show relative differ-ences in construction techniques and equip-ment. Description of Road Construction Process The forest-road construction process can be partitioned into seven main steps that follow in order: (1) right-of-way felling, (2) pioneering, (3) right-of-way logging.The Forest Service sells timber and forest products from National Forest System lands to individuals or companies pursuant to the National Forest Management Act of16 U.S.C.

a (NFMA). Each sale is formalized by execution of a contract between the purchaser and the Forest Service.