NOTICE TO PUBLIC: PROPERTY FOR LEASE FOR AGRICULTURE
The Morehouse Parish School Board is now receiving bids for the lease of school property solely for the purposes stated in the bid packet and particularly in section 3 of the Lease Agreement “For Agriculture Purposes”. The description of the property to be leased is the following described property situtated in the Parish of Morehouse, State of Louisiana, to-wit:
Legal Description: Section 16, Township 18 North, Range 6 East – approximately 22.5 acres
Instructions for bids:
Bid specifications and bid forms are available at the office of the Superintendent at the Morehouse Parish School Board Office. The only bids that will be accepted must be contained on a bid form that will be provided by that office. All inquiries should be directed to the Superintendent, Morehouse Parish School Board, P.O. Box 872, Bastrop, Louisiana 71221-0872.
A MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE BID MUST EQUAL TO AT LEAST $ 750.00 PER YEAR
All bids will be accepted only on an official form that can be obtained from the office of the Morehouse Parish School Board. The lease is for the period January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2025. All bids shall be in the form of a yearly cash payment amount.
Bids will be received in the office of the Morehouse Parish School Board at 4099 Naff Avenue, Bastrop, Louisiana or at P.O. Box 872, Bastrop, Louisiana 71221-0872. Bids must be hand delivered or sent by certified mail. The bid must be enclosed in an envelope which has on its front legibly written “Bid for Agriculture Lease.” No more than one bid may be contained in an envelope and no more than one bid may be received from the same individual.
The School Board reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive all informalities. Bids must be delivered to the Morehouse Parish School Board Office at the above address no later than 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. The bids will be opened publicly at 2:00 pm Wednesday, July 1, 2020.
Sealed bids must be hand delivered or sent by certified mail in an envelope clearly marked: “Bid for Hunting Lease.” Each bid must be accompanied by a certified check in an amount equal to one year’s lease payment which will be returned if the bid is not accepted. The successful bidder will also be required to pay when the Lease is executed an additional one time charge of $600.00 for preparation and recording of the lease and advertising.
Each successful bidder will be required to execute the Lease Agreement For Agriculture Purposes which will be the sole and only document utilized for the lease of the property. A copy can be obtained along with the bid form from the office of the Superintendent. The Lease Agreement contains the specifications for the lease. Whether or not there have been bids received or the number of bids received shall remain confidential until such time as the bids are opened. The Morehouse Parish School Board reserves the right to reject any bid for lease or to accept the high bid that meets specifications.
Instructions for the bid specifications and bid forms are available at the office of the Superintendent at Morehouse Parish School Board located at 4099 Naff Avenue, Bastrop, Louisiana. Official Bid Documents are available at Central Bidding. Electronic Bids are accepted at Central Bidding. Central Bidding can be accessed at www.centralbidding.com/rfp.php?cid=10075. For questions related to the electronic bidding process, please call Central Bidding at 225810-4814. All inquiries should be directed to the Superintendent, Morehouse Parish School Board, P.O. Box 872, Bastrop, Louisiana 71221-0872. The number of bids will remain confidential until all bids are opened.
David Gray, Superintendent
Morehouse Parish School Board
June 10, 2020
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