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Vacuum Excavator- Request for Bids

Invitation For Bids – “Trailer Mounted Vacuum Excavator”



TO:                                       All Qualifying Manufacturers and/or Agents of said Manufacturers of the unit as specified in Attachment 1.  To be considered, products must meet or exceed all requirements and standards as stated.


FROM:                                Clinton County Soil & Water Conservation District

6064 Route 22, Suite 1

Plattsburgh, NY 12901


CONTACT:                        Peter Hagar, District Manager

                                         (518)561-4616 ext 3532


FOR:                                    Purchase of a “trailer mounted vacuum excavator” as specified in Attachment 1: “Bid Specifications


BID DEADLINE:           Thursday June 15, 2017 at 4:00 PM

BID OPENING:             Thursday June 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM



The successful bid will be officially awarded at the Clinton County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM


Payment will be made in full within 30 days after receipt of equipment or by a date agreed to, in

writing, by both parties.



All bids must be either hand-delivered or sent by mail or courier to Peter Hagar, District Manager

at the above address.



NOTE:  Clinton County Soil and Water Conservation District reserves the right to refuse any and all bids based on price and quality of unit offered.  The District also reserves the right to nullify, at any time, a contract resulting from this invitation for bids for non-compliance of any part of agreed upon provisions as stated in this document.


















Annual Tree & Shrub Sale- Order Now!


Annual SWCD Tree and Shrub Sale

Bare root tree and shrub seedlings/transplants can now be purchased through Cortland SWCD for conservation planting. By placing an order, you can help make Clinton County a cleaner, greener, healthier community for future generations.

Order forms must be received by Thursday, March 31st, 2016.

Order early to ensure availability, as there is a limited supply.  All orders will be available for pickup in early May at the SWCD OFFICE between 8am-4:30 pm.  Arrangements must be made to pick up your order between those times.

As always, species have been selected to provide a variety of conservation uses and are adapted to Clinton County site conditions.

The program is set up to meet the needs of all county landowners, whether they own a quarter acre lot or hundreds of acres.

2016 Board Meeting Schedule

The Board of Directors meeting is held at 7:00 pm at the District office, unless otherwise announced for an off-site location.    The first meeting of 2016 will be held on the 3rd Wednesday, the subsequent meetings will be held on the 1st Wednesday of each month.

To view a copy of meeting minutes, click on the highlighted month.  Minutes will be available online within 7-10 days following a meeting.

January 20                                July 6
February 3                              August 3
March 2                                 September 7
April 6                                    October 5
May 4                                     November 2
June 1                                    December 7

No-till Drill is on the move!

After a slow start, farmers are now busy using the District’s No-till drill.  To get in on the action, contact the District office to get on the list.

There is a per acre charge of $15/acre and a delivery fee of $30.00

2 Seed boxes: one for small seeds like alfalfa, clover, timothy and one for larger grasses or summer annuals like sorghum, sudangrass or millet.


Ag Assessment Application are due by March 1st!

If you need to have soil worksheets done for new or revised Ag Assessment applications, please contact us as soon as possible.

We will need a copy of your tax bill and a few minutes of your time to describe the property’s fields, pastures, woodland and farmstead borders.  Ag Assessment only applies to the land used in Ag production plus a portion of the farm woodlot.  However, Maple Sugar Bush does qualify for Ag Assessment.

More information and forms are available on our Ag Assessments tab.