Baldwin County, Alabama
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File #: 20-1260    Version: 1
Agenda section: Action Items Status: Passed
File created: 6/24/2020 Meeting type: Baldwin County Commission Regular
On agenda: 7/7/2020 Final action: 7/7/2020
Agenda item title: Baldwin County Mitigation Bank - Prescribed Burn and Timber Thinning
Attachments: 1. Map

Meeting Type:   BCC Regular Meeting

Meeting Date:  7/7/2020

Item Status:   New

From: Joey Nunnally, County Engineer

Submitted by:  Lisa Sangster, Administrative Support Specialist IV

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ITEM TITLE

Title

Baldwin County Mitigation Bank - Prescribed Burn and Timber Thinning

Body

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION

Recommendation

Take the following actions:

 

1)  Authorize the Purchasing Director to place a competitive bid for a prescribed burn and timber thinning at the Baldwin County Mitigation Bank located north of County Road 4 in Gulf Shores; and

 

2) Authorize the Chairman to execute any project related documents. 

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

 

Previous Commission action/date:  N/A

 

Background:  The Baldwin County Mitigation Bank is located north of County Road 4 in Gulf Shores, Alabama.  The annual maintenance plan and current site conditions result in a need to mechanically thin approximately 96.3 acres and perform a prescribed burn on approximately 424.46 acres.  These activities will take place in the pine savannah portion of the mitigation bank.  The majority of the pine savannah was thinned in the fall of 2016.  The last controlled burn took place in May 2017.  The attached map shows the project limits of the included area within the Baldwin County Mitigation Area.

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT

 

Total cost of recommendation:  N/A

 

Budget line item(s) to be used:  N/A

 

If this is not a budgeted expenditure, does the recommendation create a need for funding?  N/A

 

 

LEGAL IMPACT

 

Is legal review necessary for this staff recommendation and related documents? 

N/A

 

Reviewed/approved by:  N/A

 

Additional comments:  N/A

 

 

ADVERTISING REQUIREMENTS

 

Is advertising required for this recommendation?  N/A

 

If the proof of publication affidavit is not attached, list the reason: N/A

 

 

FOLLOW UP IMPLEMENTATION

 

For time-sensitive follow up, select deadline date for follow up:  N/A

 

Individual(s) responsible for follow up:  Highway Department; Purchasing Director

 

Action required (list contact persons/addresses if documents are to be mailed or emailed):  Highway Design staff will submit advertisement to the Purchasing Director upon completion.  Purchasing Director will advertise project for a competitive bid.

 

Additional instructions/notes:  N/A