2017 Community Chipping Services Request for Proposals (RFP)

Introduction: The West Region Wildfire Council (WRWC) invites area contractors to submit bids for community chipping services within Delta, Gunnison, Hinsdale, Montrose, Ouray, and San Miguel Counties (an area known as the ‘West Region’) in 2017.

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Description: WRWC will be utilizing bids to enter in to one or more contract agreements, with interested and qualified contractors, to provide curb-side chipping services to communities and individuals participating in the Community Chipping Program (www.cowildfire.org/chipping) within the West Region.

RFP Download: A full Request for Proposals (RFP) can be downloaded by clicking on the following link:

pdf-iconWRWC 2017 Community Chipping Program Request for Proposals (RFP)

RFP Application Form: Bids (proposals) must utilize* the Contractor Application Form, which can be downloaded as an MS Word Document, by clicking on the following link:

word-doc-iconWRWC 2017 Community Chipping Program Contractor Application Form


*Note: WRWC will accept proposals that do not use this form, but all of the same information must be included in the proposal. Respondents may attach supplemental materials if deemed necessary.

How To Submit a Proposal: The Contractor Application Form, along with any attachments, must be received in to the West Region Wildfire Council office by April 18th at 10:00 am. Applications will be accepted as hard copies through snail-mail through our mailing address (102 Par Place, Suite #1, Montrose, CO, 81401) or via electronic form and emailed to Jamie Gomez at wrwc.coordinator@gmail.com.

Critical Dates:

  • Pre-Bid Meeting Open Session Q&A: March 20, 2017 at 9 a.m. at the WRWC Office (102 Par Place, Suite #1, Montrose, CO 81401, Meeting will be held in the building conference room)
  • Proposals Submission Deadline: March 27, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
  • Contract Awarding & Signing: Week of April 3, 2017 (and later, if needed)

Point of Contact: Questions pertaining to to this RFP may be directed to Jamie Gomez or Mike Tarantino Mitigation & Education Coordinator. Jamie & Mike can be reached by calling our shared office line at 970-615-7300 or by emailing wrwc.coordinator@gmail.com or wrwc.mike@gmail.com.