Surplus Equipment - Mud Boat
Louisiana > North Lafourche Levee District
Solicitation: 44901233
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 Terms of Sale of Surplus Equipment
An appraiser has appraised this 2000 Homemade Aluminum Inboard Boat with 300 HP Goodwrench engine and 1981 Dilly Trailer (hereafter referred to as “equipment”) at a value of $1,000.00 USD.  The minimum bid for this equipment is $1,000.00 USD. 
Bids may be submitted electronically or in paper form.  The deadline for submitting bids shall be no later than Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. CDT, at which time the bidding period shall be closed, and the bids will be opened and considered.  If bid is to be submitted by paper, the bid shall be delivered prior to the above date and time to the business office of the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District located at 3862 Highway 1, Raceland, LA 70394, in a sealed envelope clearly marked “PUBLIC BID – MUD BOAT”. If submitting online, you MUST be a registered user of Central Bidding from Central Auction House, LTD and logged on to access “Bids by Agency” at Any questions regarding the online registration and procedure for submitting electronically should be directed to Central Auction House, LTD at (225) 810-4814 or online at
The sale of this equipment is considered by the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District (NLCLDD) to be an “isolated or occasional sale” within its meaning pursuant to the provisions of La. R.S. 47:301 and is not subject to sales tax.
Within 72 hours of the notice of bid award by the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District, the winning bidder shall submit the following (forms are available for download or from NLCLDD Office):
BID SURETY: the winning bidder shall submit a Certified Check, Cashier’s Check, Money Order, Wire Transfer Transaction, or Bid Bond with Power of Attorney, in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the proposed price made payable to North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District.  Letters of Credit WILL NOT be accepted.  Failure to do so will result in the bid being declared irregular and shall be cause for rejection.  Should the highest bidder not proceed with the purchase of the equipment awarded within the 10-day time period to execute a Bill of Sale; this amount WILL NOT be refunded.
CODE OF ETHICS FORMAWARD TO HIGHEST BIDDER, TIME, RIGHT TO REJECT, and NOTICE:  The North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District (NLCLDD) will make the final decision regarding the award of the bid within seventy-two (72) hours of the bid deadline, exclusive of weekends and holidays.  NLCLDD reserves the right to reject all bids for just cause in the best interest of the Levee District.  In the event the bid is awarded, a formal written notice of the award of the bid will be given to the highest responsible bidder who bid according to the instruction to bidders and specifications.
EXECUTION OF BILL OF SALE, TIME, DEPOSIT:  The bidder to whom the bid is awarded shall, within ten (10) calendar days from the date of the notice of such award, execute a “Bill of Sale” with the NLCLDD (Attached hereto) and shall remit the balance due.  In the event the bidder fails or refuses to execute a “Bill of Sale” and remit the balance of the purchase price to the NLCLDD within said period of ten (10) days from the date of the notice of award of the bid, NLCLDD shall have the right to disqualify the said bidder and award the bid to the next highest bidder who bid according to the instructions to bidders and specifications.  The high bidder’s 10% deposit or bond shall be forfeited.
For any questions about this listing, please contact:

North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District
3862 Highway 1
Raceland, Louisiana 70394

Phone:  985-537-2244
ADDITIONAL GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: The following General Terms and Conditions apply to this Sale of Surplus Equipment.
General Terms and Conditions
All bidders and other participants of this auction agree that they have read and fully understand these Terms of Sale of Surplus Equipment and these Additional General Terms and Conditions and agree to be bound thereby.
GUARANTEE/WARRANTY WAIVER: The equipment is offered for sale AS IS, WHERE IS. The NLCLDD (Seller) makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind, expressed or implied, as to merchantability or fitness for any purpose of the equipment offered for sale. The Buyer is not entitled to payment for loss of profit or any other money damages – special, direct, indirect or consequential.
DESCRIPTION WARRANTY: Seller warrants to the Buyer that the equipment offered for sale will conform to its description. Any claim for mis-description must be made prior to removal of the equipment. If Seller confirms that the equipment does not conform to the description, Seller will keep the equipment and refund any money paid. The liability of the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District shall not exceed the actual purchase price of the equipment. Please note that upon removal of the equipment, all sales are final.
PERSONAL AND PROPERTY RISK: Persons attending during exhibition, sale or removal of equipment assume all risks of damage of or loss to person or property and specifically release the Seller and Central Auction House, Ltd. from any and all liability thereof.
INSPECTION: The item offered for sale is used and may contain defects not immediately detectable. Bidders may and are encouraged to inspect the equipment prior to bidding. The equipment offered will be available for inspection on Wednesday, September 21, 2022, from 9:00am to 11:00am at the NLCLDD’s Office, 3862 Hwy 1, Raceland, LA 70394.  If you cannot make this inspection date you may contact Arthur Ostheimer by email, or call 985-537-2244 to schedule an additional inspection time.  The NLCLDD cannot guaranty additional inspection times but will be scheduled based on availability.    
Photographs of the equipment offered for sale are provided for reference purposes only and are not indicative of equipment condition.
The bidder is invited, urged, and cautioned to research the equipment prior to submitting a bid.  Failure to research the equipment shall not constitute cause for cancellation of the sale.
Note:  You MUST be registered and logged on to Central Auction House at to view the necessary .pdf files.
PAYMENT IN FULL: Payment in full must be made before pickup can take place.  If an acceptable form of full payment is not received as required above, the sale will be cancelled. The bidder will not be allowed to bid on Seller’s merchandise again. NO PERSONAL CHECKS OR CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED.  All payments must be made from a United States Financial Institution.  Acceptable forms of payment are:
Certified Cashier’s Check
Money Order
Company Check (with Bank Letter guaranteeing funds – mandatory)
Wire Transfer TransactionAcceptable forms of payment shall be made payable to: North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District. Payment shall be made at the location listed in the Bill of Sale or as per provided wire transfer information.
REMOVAL AND SITE OF DELIVERY: The Buyer shall take delivery of the equipment within thirty (30) days from the time and date of execution of the Bill of Sale. The Buyer is responsible for loading and removal of the equipment from the place where the equipment is located for delivery.  The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including loading and transportation of the equipment. Under no circumstances will the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District assume responsibility for loading or shipping. Equipment may be removed between the hours of 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM CST, Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. If the item(s) are not removed within thirty (30) days, storage fees, other charges, and possible cancellation of the agreement may happen at the seller’s discretion. 
INSURANCE AND RISK OF LOSS:  The NLCLDD shall keep insured the equipment until it is delivered to the Buyer at the loadout site or thirty (30) days from date of Bill of Sale, whichever occurs first.  Once delivered, or upon expiration of the thirty-day period for taking delivery by the Buyer, the risk of loss of the equipment shall be upon the Buyer.
Failure to accept delivery within the thirty (30) day period will subject the Buyer to pay storage fees, other related charges, or possible cancellation of entire sale as specified above. If equipment is not removed within thirty (30) days of the Bill of Sale, Buyer may lose any and all money paid for the equipment including storage fees. Should this event occur, the Seller will also block the Buyer from future bidding on Seller’s merchandise, cancel the sale of any other awards pending payment and re-auction the item(s) involved.
DEFAULT: Default shall include the failure to observe these terms and conditions; failure to make good and timely payment; failure to remove all items within the specified time. Default may result in termination of the contract and suspension from participation in all future sales until the default has been cured. If the Buyer fails in performance of their obligations, Seller may exercise such rights and may pursue such remedies as are provided by law. Seller reserves the right to reclaim and resell all items not removed by Buyer within thirty (30) days from the Bill of Sale date. 

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS of SALE of SURPLUS EQUIPMENT and additional GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS: By submitting a bid, the bidder agrees that they have read, fully understand and accept these Terms of Sale of Surplus Equipment and these additional General Terms and Conditions, and agree to pay for and remove the equipment, if the bid is accepted, by the dates and times specified. These Terms of Sale of Surplus Equipment and these additional General Terms and Conditions are displayed with each item listed online with Central Auction House, Ltd.

STATE/LOCAL SALES and/or USE TAX:  THIS SALE IS INTENDED TO BE CLASSIFIED AS AN OCCASSIONAL SALE AND NOT SUBJECT TO STATE AND LOCAL SALES TAX.  Nevertheless, in the event that the transaction is deemed taxable by either the State or Local Collector, such additional tax shall be the obligation of the Buyers.  Buyers are responsible for contacting the appropriate tax office, seeking legal counsel as to the applicability of State and Local sales and use tax laws and ordinances, completing any forms, and paying any taxes that may be imposed.
SALES TO COMMISSIONERS/EMPLOYEES: Commissioners and employees of the North Lafourche Conservation, Levee and Drainage District, and their immediate family members, may NOT bid on the equipment listed for auction. 

Creator Username: NLCLDD
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Started: 14-Sep-2022 12:01:00 AM
Ends: 29-Sep-2022 10:00:00 AM ( 2d, 4h+ )
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