USFS NEWS RELEASE
The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest reminds interested fire season contractors of the present Department of Agriculture/Forest Service solicitations for fuel tenders, potable water trucks, gray water trucks, and trailer-mounted hand washing stations.
These solicitations were issued on November 14, 2011, and offers are due on February 15, 2012. Learn more about the process by visiting the following website:
Key word searches on the internet include: VIPR, potable, gray water, fuel tender, and trailer-mounted hand washing stations.
All solicitation questions may be directed to Kimberly Luft, Forest Service Contracting Officer, at 303-275-5405. Luft’s email is [email protected].
Additional assistance is available at little or no costs through the Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) at the following website: http://www.aptac-us.org/new/.
The above program was created by Congress to specifically help businesses successfully compete in federal, state, and local contracting. Maria Boshch is the Las Vegas contact, Kathy Agree-Dow is the contact for the rest of Nevada, and the above website lists several contacts for California.
Another resource is the Small Business Administration (SBA); the SBA offers a variety of information on small business loans, grants, bonds, and other financial assistance. Their website is: http://www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3133.
|Nevada (except Las Vegas)||Judith Hepburn
|Nevada (Las Vegas area)||Marsha Daigle||702-388-6611||[email protected]|
|California (Fresno Area Office)||Lori Lesher
|559-487-5791, ext. 2704
559-487-5791, ext. 2703