Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Commissioners for the Atchafalaya Basin
Levee District up to 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 6, 2017 for the leasing for grazing purposes only of the following described property, to-wit, bid related materials may be obtained and electronic bids may be submitted online at www.centralbidding.com:
That certain parcel of land referred to as tracts 1, 2, 3, and 4 containing 13.40 acres, situated in Section 22, Township 13 South, Range 12 East, Southwestern Land District, St. Martin Parish, Louisiana. Property being bounded on the North by Public Boat Landing, on the East by Public Road (LA Highway 977), on the South by continuation of levee and on the West by Intracoastal Canal. Tracts 1, 2, 3, and 4 are shown separately as per plat for Atchafalaya Basin Levee District by C.H. Fenstamaker and Associates, Inc., dated October 22, 2008, last revised date November 25, 2008.
Said bids will be publicly opened at the office of said Board in Port Allen, Louisiana on Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 4:00 p.m..
The said property will be leased as one tract for cash, to be paid in full, submitted with bid, for a period of three (3) years for grazing purposes only.
Prospective bidders are to satisfy themselves as to the validity of the land title prior to submitting their bids, inasmuch as the land will be leased without warranty of title except as against the Board's own acts.
Proof of liability insurance of not less than $100,000 with Atchafalaya Basin Levee District designated as additionally insured.
The land will be leased subject to any oil, gas and mineral lease, that may exist now or be entered into in the future, the bonus, rentals and royalties from which shall be reserved to the Board. All mineral rights shall be reserved to the Board in perpetuity in accordance with the Constitution.
The Board will not consider any bids submitted for less than $10.00 per acre, per year.
The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
It is mandatory that all bids are submitted on forms provided by the Atchafalaya Basin
Levee District otherwise bid will be considered null and void, bid forms are available at the
Atchafalaya Basin Levee District, (525 Court Street) P.O. Box 170, Port Allen, Louisiana 70767,
telephone number (225) 387-2249. All Bids should be marked in bold print “Grazing Lease Bid.”
John Grezaffi Janice G. Jarreau