Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Resource Sales

 The Borough offers material (sand and gravel) and timber sales for personal and commercial uses. Please see the commercial and personal resource sale types below. 

Commercial Material Sales

  • Material sales from existing Borough owned gravel pits are available by application from the LMD. 

    Applicants are advised to consult with the Natural Resource Manager, and obtain a copy of the LMD procedures for material sales. prior to submitting an application.

    The application process may take longer than 30 days to complete due to public notice and board review requirements. The LMD will work to negotiate a contract for the applicant in the least amount of time.

    Upon contract agreement, the contractor will be required to provide:

    • proof of insurance
    • a performance bond
    • a reclamation bond
    • a minimum royalty pre-payment
    • Assembly approval is required for contracts greater than $25,000

    Reports

    MSB Gravel Site Development
    Material Reconnaissance Report Milepost 20, Point MacKenzie Road
    Mineral Investigation Reports
    SG Inv Rprt Crafford Oct 2002c
    Shannon Wilson Gravel Assessment

Commercial Timber Harvest Sales

Competitive and over-the-counter timber harvest sales are offered in accordance with the MSB Five Year Timber Harvest Schedule.
 
The Periodic Timber Harvest Implementation Schedule (Schedule) for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough (MSB) consists of all MSB commercial timber harvests scheduled for 2017 thru 2021. This Schedule is required of and is in compliance with MSB Code at 23.20.110; and is subsequent to the Five-Year Timber Harvest Schedule (FYTHS), adopted August 15, 2017. Please contact the Natural Resource Manager, Emerson Krueger at 861-7867 if you have any questions regarding Commercial Timber Harvest Sales.
 
Links
Five Year Timber Harvest Schedule April 2017-December 2021
Five Year Timber Harvest Schedule Detailed Maps
2018-2021 Periodic Implementation Schedule Final Draft 07122018
 
 

Commercial Salvage Timber Sales

Contact Emerson Krueger, Natural Resource Manager, 861-7867 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., to discuss potential commerical timber salvage sales.

Personal Use

Gravel and firewood are offered for sale by permit for non-commerical use.  The gravel and firewood harvested under a personal use permit may not be offered for sale, barter, or trade.

Personal Use Gravel Sales (MSB 23.10.120)

Up to 100 cubic yards of personal use gravel per household per year is available by permit.  Personal Use Gravel areas, listed here, are flagged, signed, and open.  Permits are available online and at the Land Management office located at the DSJ Building, 350 E. Dahlia Ave. Palmer, from 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday.  Please see the eCommerce page for more information on specific sites.

Personal Use Firewood Permits MSB 23.20.170

Up to 10 cords of personal use firewood per household per year is available by permit.  A Personal Use Firewood Area (PUFA) harvest permit is required prior to harvesting any firewood.  The PUFA areas, listed here, are flagged, signed, and open.  Permits are good for the calendar year only.  New permits are available online and at the Land Managment office located at the DSJ Building, 350 E. Dahlia Ave., Palmer, 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday.  Please see the eCommerce page for more information.