Public Notice: Advertisement for Bids for Wastewater Irrigation Land Lease

Where: Blackduck City Hall

When: 22-Dec-2017, 4:00 pm

The City of Blackduck will be accepting bids for the lease of approximately 158 acres of tillable land that is designated as irrigated wastewater disposal land. The term of the agreement will commence on 1st day of April, 2018 and end on the 31st day of December, 2028; for a term of 10-years.

Bids are to be submitted on a form supplied by the City by 4:00 p.m. on December 22nd, 2017. The bid shall state a price per acre per year for the property for crop years 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, and 2028. The renter must maintain a cover crop of alfalfa/grass for the term of the lease. Irrigation of the wastewater is at the discretion of the City of Blackduck Public Works Department.

The City will award the bid based on the criteria of crop selection, crop management practices and bid price submitted. The successful bidder will be required to enter into a Land Lease Agreement with the City, which will be made available for each bidder to review.

Bids may be submitted via mail or delivered in person to: Blackduck City Hall – Land Lease Bid, 8 Summit Ave. Blackduck, MN 56630.

The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Bid forms and other pertinent documents are available on the City’s website and at:

Blackduck City Hall
PO Box 380
Blackduck, MN 56630
Phone: (218) 835-4803

Documents may also be requested via e-mail at:

Christina Regas
City Administrator
City of Blackduck

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