Perce Forest Products Enterprise
To use the best management practices and equipment to
protect all forest resources while harvesting the Annual Allowable Cut (AAC) on
the Nez Perce Reservation.
To provide the Nez Perce Tribe with an annual cash flow
from the harvest of forest products while balancing economic values with
environmental concerns on the Nez Perce Reservation. To promote job opportunities for Indian owned business and
enterprises in the forest products industry.
DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
The NPFPE primary responsibilities include preparations of
all timber sale bids, notices, agreements, and contracts that are offered by the
Nez Perce Tribe. To compile a log
scale report on log deliveries to area mills on a bi-monthly basis and document
financial transactions to contractors and the Nez Perce Tribe.
The Manager, is responsible for the
overall direction, coordination, and supervision of timber sale management
activities and operations of the Forest Products Enterprise. The NPFPE
is in the process of negotiating the Cavendish Timber sale (2.000mbf). The
Enterprise will solicit competitive bids for the logging and road development
activities on these sales in June of 2006. The market conditions have
improved substantially and the Enterprise plans to be completed with harvesting
by October 31, 2006. The managers overall time to work in Fiscal Year 2006
will be very limited. The primary responsibilities include preparation of
contracts, log scale reports, timber sales administration, log purchase
agreements and requisitions.