REMINDER: STATE COMPENSATION INSURANCE FUNDIS OFFERING GRANTS TO STATE FUND POLICY HOLDERS TO HELP DEFRAY THE COST OF SAFETY MEASURES FOR COVID-19

A  MESSAGE FROM ALLISON MELOTT, WITH VICTOR INSURANCE SERVICES — ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS CONTRACT BROKER, REGARDING STATE FUND “COVID-19 GRANTS”: All State Fund policyholders recently received information from State Fund about grants that are available to help defray cost of safety measures for COVID19. I learned today that at least two of our clients received…

HELP WANTED: MECHANICAL THINNING OPERATOR TO LOG AND/OR CUT PROJECT ON THE SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST, FOR SIERRA FOREST PRODUCTS IN TERRA BELLA, CA

WANTED: “Experienced” mechanical thinning operator to log and/or cut 2.5 MMBF of combined pine and fir timber on 492 acres. Sale and located on the Sequoia NF and can be logged as soon as August 2020. For more info please contact: Darren Mahr Timber Manager Sierra Forest Products Terra Bella, CA (559)361-8727 mobile (559) 535-4893…

President Trump Signs Into Law Bill To EXTEND Paycheck Protection Program

UPDATE: HOUSE PASSES, PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS: EXTENSION OF PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM(PPP) APPLICATION DEADLINE TO AUGUST 8, 2020: From news sources: BEGIN: “President Donald Trump on Saturday July 4 signed an extension of the small business Paycheck Protection Program into law, according to the White House.” “House lawmakers unanimously passed the extension less than a day…

US Bureau of Land Management(BLM) Issues Two National Press Releases on Proposed Reforms

The United States Bureau of Land Management(“BLM”) has issued two national press releases with regard to two proposed policy changes which, if enacted, will be of benefit to Associated California Loggers members and others in the California timber industry. The two policy proposals are: ONE: Timber Salvage Reform. “A proposal to establish a new Categorical…

ASKING MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO VOTE FOR LOW INTEREST LOANS FOR LOGGERS AND LOG HAULERS IN THE “NEXT STIMULUS PACKAGE”

A MESSAGE FROM THE AMERICAN LOGGERS COUNCIL, COMPOSED OF 34 LOGGING STATE ASSOCIATIONS, INCLUDING ASSOCIATED CALIFORNIA LOGGERS: “As more financial impacts are being felt around the country as both a direct and indirect result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the members of the American Loggers Council have coalesced around a proposal to members of Congress that…

Tree Removal for the Camp Fire Information For Bid Available

A message from “CAL RECYCLE” “Tree Removal for the Camp Fire (DRR19067) IFB Available” “Interested Parties: If you are interested in participating in the tree removal services contract, please visit CalRecycle Contracts at: https://www2.calrecycle.ca.gov/Contracts/Advertisement/1803 …to review the IFB (“Information for Bid”) requirements. In order to receive future information related to this IFB, please complete the…