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DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
TIMBER SALE AGREEMENT
(Sales Less than $1,000)
Timber Sale Contract No.
This Timber Sale Agreement entered into this _______ day of _______ _______, 20____, by and
between the State of Maryland, Department of Natural Resources (hereinafter referred to as
the "Department"), Tawes State Office Building, 580 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401,
Buyer's Name Federal Tax ID# / Soc. Sec. #
City, State, Zipcode
Phone No. Forest Products Operator's License No.
(hereinafter referred to as the "Buyer"), and the parties agree as follows:
1. Scope of Agreement. This bid is in response to solicitations to deliver processed firewood,
in lieu of cash payment (Payment in kind), from the firewood timber sale designated as: .
Of the total of cords described within the sale area, I (we) agree to deliver
standard cords of cut and split firewood to (designated site) prior to
The location is more particularly described on the attached map which is hereby incorporated by
reference and made a part of this agreement.
All timber volumes are estimates. No adjustments on the basis of volume will be made by the
2. Conditions of Sale.
a. The Buyer shall post a performance bond of (dollars) $ prior to
beginning any cutting. The bond will be returned upon satisfactory completion of the contract. All
bonds must be in the form of cash, certified check, certificate of deposit, security bond or other
forms approved by the Department. The Department's representative shall be the sole judge of
satisfactory compliance of the contract.
b. The Buyer warrants that no person or selling agency (except a bond fide
employee of the Buyer) has been employed or retained by the Buyer to solicit or secure this
contract for a commission, percentage, brokerage or contingent fee.
c. The Buyer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the State of Maryland, the
Department, its officers, agents, and employees from and against all claims, causes of action or
liability arising out of this contract. This indemnification clause shall not be deemed a waiver of
any governmental immunity the Department may have.
d. The Buyer agrees to comply wit the following special conditions.
WITNESS the hands and seals of the parties to this agreement.
BUYER DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOUCES
Company Name (Print or Type) Department Representative
By: ___________________________ By: _________________________________
Printed or typed name
Resident Agent and Address Approved as to form and legal sufficiency this
(If the Buyer is a Corporation) ______ day of _________________, 20______
Assistant Attorney General