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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 / Categories: Public Notices

Call For Tender

FireSmart Vegetation Management Project

The Town of Whitecourt, with funding support from the Forest Resource Improvement Association of Alberta (FRIAA) is treating approximately 28 hectares of Crown land per FireSmart principles and practices.

Startup is required during August/September 2017, and completion is to be no later than December 31, 2017.

A field visit by interested proponents is strongly recommended.

There are two components to this project:

  1. Project Management:

The successful candidate must manage the project and work with the Town of Whitecourt throughout the planning, implementation, and completion of the project.  The contractor must be, or provide, a Forestry Professional registered in Alberta (Registered Professional Forest Technologist – RPFT; or Registered Professional Forester – RPF).  Project Management duties include:

  • Developing the overall treatment plan for presentation and approval by Alberta Agriculture and Forestry and the Whitecourt Fire Department prior to commencement of treatment work.
  • Preparing a Safety Plan and act as the primary contractor to meet all Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) requirements.
  • Obtaining required access approvals and permits.
  • Completing all necessary reporting documents, including grant reporting per requirements outlined by FRIAA FireSmart and the Whitecourt Fire Department.
  1. FireSmart Treatment:

The project will provide treatment as per FireSmart principles and practices as outlined in the Bid Package and FireSmart Canada standards.

A complete project Bid Package and details can be viewed online at or Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC), or at the Whitecourt Town Office.

SEALED TENDERs, marked “2017 – 2 FRIAA FIRESMART PROGRAM” will be accepted until 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at

Town of Whitecourt - Box 509, 5004 52nd Avenue, Whitecourt AB T7S 1N6