Confluence Park hydroelectric power plant

RFP – Removal of Dead Trees in Confluence Park


Washington County is seeking proposals for the removal of deadfall and deceased trees in Confluence Park, located in La Verkin Utah.


A 5-acre fire burned several cottonwood trees and extensive understory near the historic Power Station in fall of 2019. The area of most concern can be viewed from above at the overlook at the end of 210 South in La Verkin, UT; the stairs can be used to go down for an even closer look. Alternately, a file containing georeferenced images of areas of concern can be viewed at:

Please see attached figures showing the exact location of the trees needing to be removed.

Map of area in most need of tree removal - Confluence Park
Map of area in most need of tree removal. Approximate coordinates: 37.196582, -113.280497.


Approximately 50-80 small to large trees and deadfall need to be removed from the park. The selected bidder would be given access to enter the park from below in order to bring trucks and equipment to the site location. Contractor will need to coordinate with local fire officials while using any equipment that may cause fires. Because this project is a part of a grant with a tight deadline, the job must be guaranteed to be completed by January 7, 2022.


Proposal must include the following in their scope of services:

  1. Anticipated schedule or timeline of activities.
  2. Cost breakout for all materials and labor. 
  3. Steps that would be taken to ensure fire risk is minimized during work.
  4. Any donations or in-kind services included in your proposal.


Proposals shall be rated according to the following criteria:

  1. Understanding of the project’s scope of services;
  2. Presentation of a reasonable time schedule;
  3. Professional qualifications and experience with similar projects;
  4. Charged rate/costs for services, including consideration of in-kind services or donations;
  5. Ability to work in harmony with Washington County, its partners and the public;
  6. Completeness, conciseness, and clarity of the response to this RFP.
View looking down from the overlook that shows the trees that need to be removed - Confluence Park
View looking down from the overlook that shows the trees that need to be removed.


Proposals must be submitted bearing the title ‘Removal of dead trees in Confluence Park’ and received no later than November 7, 2021.  Proposals may be submitted by email or mailed in sealed envelopes to:

Washington County HCP
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)

For additional information, please contact:

Cameron Rognan
HCP Administrator
Office: (435) 256-6310
Cell: (435) 705-4431
180 N 200 E #111
St. George, UT 84770
(Google Maps)

RFP – Pickup Trucks for Washington County Solid Waste

Please take notice that Washington County Solid Waste District is seeking proposals for the purchase of five (5) new pickup trucks and trade-in of six (6) pickup trucks. Responses to this Request for Proposal must be submitted electronically via email to on or before 3 pm on October 15, 2021. A copy of said Request for Proposal and additional information can be obtained by contacting:

Carly Merrill
Finance Director
Washington County Solid Waste District
325 N Landfill Rd
Washington, Utah, 84780
Washington County of Utah

Notice of Vacancies – Angel Springs, Pine Valley

NOTICE is hereby given that the following vacancies are available:

To qualify for appointment to a Board, an individual must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen;
  • Be a qualified elector (registered voter) within the district to which you are applying.

Those wishing to serve on one of the Special Service Districts or Boards aforementioned should contact Sarah Lloyd no later than Friday, November 5, 2021, via

Washington County Commission Office
attn: Sarah Lloyd
111 East Tabernacle
St. George, Utah 84770
(Google Maps)
Phone: 435-301-7000

The County Commission will consider the nominees for appointment to these boards at its December 7, 2021, County Commission meeting.

Published in The Spectrum on October 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8, 2021.