Requests for Proposals Archive

Farmland Appraisals

January 27, 2022
In keeping with its past practice of publishing a Request for Proposal (RFP) for farmland appraisers every 2- 3 years, the Board published an appraisal RFP in time to select an appraiser beginning in 2022. The ad was published in the Centre Daily Times on November 22, 2021. As of 5 pm January 27, 2022, a bid from Agrarian Associates, Inc., in Lebanon, PA, was received and opened publicly at the Board's January 27th meeting. 
 
Selected Bidder: Agrarian Associates, Inc., Lebanon PA

Farmland Surveys

March 7, 2022
David G. Burket Living Trust farm, Ferguson Township

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board has the need for the services of a Registered (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) Professional Land Surveyor to prepare a survey of tillable and pasture land done in accordance with the Professional Standards of Practice as defined by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1' :10,000' the following tax parcels located in Centre County, on which an agricultural conservation easement is to be placed: Tax Parcel 24-008-,008A-,0000-, located in Ferguson Township (containing approximately 19.94 acres to be subject to the easement), whose owner is David G. Burket. The survey shall be a written legal description of the parcels, exclusions, and easement boundary setting forth the metes and bounds of the above farm (including any existing easements or right-of-ways). A plot plan of property boundaries shall accompany the written legal description. The survey shall comply with the boundary survey measurement standards published by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1':10,000' and section 138e.73 of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program Regulations. The survey for Tax Parcel 24-008-,008A-,0000- must be completed no later than Monday, June 27, 2022. Proposals shall be received (hand delivered or by mail) no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 27, 2022, at the Centre County Planning Office, Third Floor, Willowbank Office Building, 420 Holmes Street, Bellefonte, PA; Attn:  Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Proposals are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “Burket Ag Easement Survey.” Proposals will be opened during the Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Room 146 of the Willowbank Office Building. The award to the selected Professional Land Surveyor for surveying services shall be made no later than Friday, April 29, 2022, however, the Board has the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. The contract for services will be a fixed-price contract with payment made upon the submission of an invoice following completion of the survey. References are required. For more information about this Request for Proposal, contact (Monday thru Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.): Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Centre County Planning Office, Suite 340, Willowbank Office Building, Bellefonte, PA 16823-1488. Phone: (814) 355-6791 / FAX: (814) 355-8661, or dlgriffith@centrecountypa.gov. This RFP is also published on the Centre County website: http://centrecountypa.gov/281/Agricultural-Land-Preservation-Board

Selected Bidder: Land Services Group, Cunningham Surveyors, Wellsboro, PA

January 24, 2022
Nancy A. and Webb C. Miller farm, Ferguson Township

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board has the need for the services of a Registered (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) Professional Land Surveyor to prepare a survey of tillable and pasture land done in accordance with the Professional Standards of Practice as defined by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1' :10,000' the following tax parcels located in Centre County, on which an agricultural conservation easement is to be placed: Tax Parcel 24-004-,033A-,0000-, located in Ferguson Township (containing approximately 84.02 acres to be subject to the easement), whose co-owners are Nancy A. and Webb C. Miller. The survey shall be a written legal description of the parcels, exclusions, and easement boundary setting forth the metes and bounds of the above farm (including any existing easements or right-of-ways). A plot plan of property boundaries shall accompany the written legal description. The survey shall comply with the boundary survey measurement standards published by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1':10,000' and section 138e.73 of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program Regulations. The survey for Tax Parcel 24-004-,033A-,0000- must be completed no later than Monday, May 23, 2022. Proposals shall be received (hand delivered or by mail) no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at the Centre County Planning Office, Third Floor, Willowbank Office Building, 420 Holmes Street, Bellefonte, PA; Attn:  Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Proposals are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “Miller Ag Easement Survey.” Proposals will be opened during the Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2022 in Room 146 of the Willowbank Office Building. The award to the selected Professional Land Surveyor for surveying services shall be made no later than Friday, March 25, 2022, however, the Board has the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. The contract for services will be a fixed-price contract with payment made upon the submission of an invoice following completion of the survey. References are required. For more information about this Request for Proposal, contact (Monday thru Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.): Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Centre County Planning Office, Suite 340, Willowbank Office Building, Bellefonte, PA 16823-1488. Phone: (814) 355-6791 / FAX: (814) 355-8661, or dlgriffith@centrecountypa.gov. This RFP is also published on the Centre County website: http://centrecountypa.gov/281/Agricultural-Land-Preservation-Board

Selected Bidder: Shufran Land Surveying, Boalsburg, PA

September 12, 2022
Cynthia A. Barker farm, Potter Township

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board has the need for the services of a Registered (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) Professional Land Surveyor to prepare a survey of tillable and pasture land done in accordance with the Professional Standards of Practice as defined by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1' :10,000' the following tax parcels located in Centre County, on which an agricultural conservation easement is to be placed: Tax Parcel 20-005-,051-,0000-, located in Potter Township (containing approximately 84.48 acres to be subject to the easement), whose owner is Cynthia A. Barker. The survey shall be a written legal description of the parcels, exclusions, and easement boundary setting forth the metes and bounds of the above farm (including any existing easements or right-of-ways). A plot plan of property boundaries shall accompany the written legal description. The survey shall comply with the boundary survey measurement standards published by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1':10,000' and section 138e.73 of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program Regulations. The survey for Tax Parcel 20-005-,051-,0000- must be completed no later than Monday, January 9, 2023. Proposals shall be received (hand delivered or by mail) no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at the Centre County Planning Office, Third Floor, Willowbank Office Building, 420 Holmes Street, Bellefonte, PA; Attn:  Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Proposals are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “Barker Ag Easement Survey.” Proposals will be opened during the Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2022 in Room 146 of the Willowbank Office Building. The award to the selected Professional Land Surveyor for surveying services shall be made no later than Friday, November 18, 2022, however, the Board has the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. The contract for services will be a fixed-price contract with payment made upon the submission of an invoice following completion of the survey. References are required. For more information about this Request for Proposal, contact (Monday thru Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.): Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Centre County Planning Office, Suite 340, Willowbank Office Building, Bellefonte, PA 16823-1488. Phone: (814) 355-6791 / FAX: (814) 355-8661, or dlgriffith@centrecountypa.gov. This RFP is also published on the Centre County website: http://centrecountypa.gov/281/Agricultural-Land-Preservation-Board

Selected Bidder: Hawbaker Engineering, State College, PA 

September 12, 2022
Leo and Bernard Corl farm, Benner Township 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board has the need for the services of a Registered (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) Professional Land Surveyor to prepare a survey of tillable and pasture land done in accordance with the Professional Standards of Practice as defined by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1' :10,000' the following tax parcels located in Centre County, on which an agricultural conservation easement is to be placed: Tax Parcel 12-003-,092-,0000-, located in Benner Township (containing approximately 166.76 acres to be subject to the easement), whose owners are Leo E. and Bernard L. Corl. The survey shall be a written legal description of the parcels, exclusions, and easement boundary setting forth the metes and bounds of the above farm (including any existing easements or right-of-ways). A plot plan of property boundaries shall accompany the written legal description. The survey shall comply with the boundary survey measurement standards published by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1':10,000' and section 138e.73 of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program Regulations. The survey for Tax Parcel 12-003-,092-,0000- must be completed no later than Monday, January 9, 2023. Proposals shall be received (hand delivered or by mail) no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at the Centre County Planning Office, Third Floor, Willowbank Office Building, 420 Holmes Street, Bellefonte, PA; Attn:  Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Proposals are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “Corl Ag Easement Survey.” Proposals will be opened during the Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2022 in Room 146 of the Willowbank Office Building. The award to the selected Professional Land Surveyor for surveying services shall be made no later than Friday, November 18, 2022; however, the Board has the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. The contract for services will be a fixed-price contract with payment made upon the submission of an invoice following completion of the survey. References are required. For more information about this Request for Proposal, contact (Monday thru Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.): Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Centre County Planning Office, Suite 340, Willowbank Office Building, Bellefonte, PA 16823-1488. Phone: (814) 355-6791 / FAX: (814) 355-8661, or dlgriffith@centrecountypa.gov. This RFP is also published on the Centre County website: http://centrecountypa.gov/281/Agricultural-Land-Preservation-Board

Selected Bidder: Hawbaker Engineering, State College, PA 

September 12, 2022
Larry, Suzanne and Dawn Harpster farm, Ferguson Township 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board has the need for the services of a Registered (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) Professional Land Surveyor to prepare a survey of tillable and pasture land done in accordance with the Professional Standards of Practice as defined by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1' :10,000' the following tax parcels located in Centre County, on which an agricultural conservation easement is to be placed: Tax Parcel 24-006-,012-,0000-, located in Ferguson Township (containing approximately 185 acres to be subject to the easement), whose owners are Larry F., Suzanne M., and Dawn L. Harpster. The survey shall be a written legal description of the parcels, exclusions, and easement boundary setting forth the metes and bounds of the above farm (including any existing easements or right-of-ways). A plot plan of property boundaries shall accompany the written legal description. The survey shall comply with the boundary survey measurement standards published by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1':10,000' and section 138e.73 of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program Regulations. The survey for Tax Parcel 24-006-,012-,0000- must be completed no later than Monday, January 9, 2023. Proposals shall be received (hand delivered or by mail) no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at the Centre County Planning Office, Third Floor, Willowbank Office Building, 420 Holmes Street, Bellefonte, PA; Attn:  Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Proposals are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “Harpster Ag Easement Survey.” Proposals will be opened during the Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2022 in Room 146 of the Willowbank Office Building. The award to the selected Professional Land Surveyor for surveying services shall be made no later than Friday, November 18, 2022; however, the Board has the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. The contract for services will be a fixed-price contract with payment made upon the submission of an invoice following completion of the survey. References are required. For more information about this Request for Proposal, contact (Monday thru Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.): Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Centre County Planning Office, Suite 340, Willowbank Office Building, Bellefonte, PA 16823-1488. Phone: (814) 355-6791 / FAX: (814) 355-8661, or dlgriffith@centrecountypa.gov. This RFP is also published on the Centre County website: http://centrecountypa.gov/281/Agricultural-Land-Preservation-Board

Selected Bidder: Gregory A. Shufran 

September 12, 2022
Strickler Living Trust farm, Walker Township 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

The Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board has the need for the services of a Registered (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) Professional Land Surveyor to prepare a survey of tillable and pasture land done in accordance with the Professional Standards of Practice as defined by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1' :10,000' the following tax parcels located in Centre County, on which an agricultural conservation easement is to be placed: Tax Parcel 14-004-,005-,0000-, located in Walker Township (containing approximately 76.89 acres to be subject to the easement), whose owner is the Strickler Living Trust, Donald W. Strickler, Trustee. The survey shall be a written legal description of the parcels, exclusions, and easement boundary setting forth the metes and bounds of the above farm (including any existing easements or right-of-ways). A plot plan of property boundaries shall accompany the written legal description. The survey shall comply with the boundary survey measurement standards published by the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors in their Surveying Standards for Pennsylvania with an error of closure of at least 1':10,000' and section 138e.73 of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Purchase Program Regulations. The survey for Tax Parcel 14-004-,005-,0000- must be completed no later than Monday, January 9, 2023. Proposals shall be received (hand delivered or by mail) no later than 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2022, at the Centre County Planning Office, Third Floor, Willowbank Office Building, 420 Holmes Street, Bellefonte, PA; Attn:  Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program. Proposals are to be submitted in a sealed envelope and clearly marked “Strickler Ag Easement Survey.” Proposals will be opened during the Centre County Agricultural Land Preservation Board meeting beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 17, 2022 in Room 146 of the Willowbank Office Building. The award to the selected Professional Land Surveyor for surveying services shall be made no later than Friday, November 18, 2022; however, the Board has the right to accept or reject any or all proposals. The contract for services will be a fixed-price contract with payment made upon the submission of an invoice following completion of the survey. References are required. For more information about this Request for Proposal, contact (Monday thru Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.): Diana Griffith, Coordinator, Agricultural Land Preservation Program, Centre County Planning Office, Suite 340, Willowbank Office Building, Bellefonte, PA 16823-1488. Phone: (814) 355-6791 / FAX: (814) 355-8661, or dlgriffith@centrecountypa.gov. This RFP is also published on the Centre County website: http://centrecountypa.gov/281/Agricultural-Land-Preservation-Board

Selected Bidder: Cunningham Surveyors Land Services Group