City of Minot Requests for Sealed Bids
The City of Minot, North Dakota is requesting sealed bids for structures, to include homes, for sale that were purchased by the City within the footprint of the flood control project.
Structures will be sold “as is” with no guarantee or warranty to their condition or soundness.
Each bid must include a five (5) percent bidders bond in a separate envelope attached to the bid envelope. Acceptable will be cashier checks, bidder bond, or cash. Any outstanding balance must be paid within fifteen (15) days of highest bid award.
All structures to be moved require a ten-thousand dollar ($10,000) performance bond posted with the City within ten (10) days of award of being the highest bidder.
Land is not included as part of this auction, structures must be removed and relocated at winning bidder’s expense. Within 30 days of award of the highest sealed bid, the bidder must obtain any necessary moving permits and coordinate removal plan through City of Minot property maintenance. Debris and/or damage created by structure removal shall be the winning bidder’s responsibility. Structures must be removed from city lots within two (2) months of bid award - no later than Oct 1, 2017. Exceptions require City approval and must be coordinated through the Federal Compliance Officer. The City reserves the right to demolish structures left in place on city property beyond the deadline. Demolition of basement/slab is City responsibility.
All structures moved must follow jurisdictional ordinances and zoning codes in place at the permanent location of the structure. Structures remaining in the City of Minot’s jurisdictional boundaries require a certificate of occupancy be issued within six months of award of bid.
The following is a list of structures available to the highest bidder. Detached garages are considered separate items that require an independent bid from the home structure.
1308 3rd Ave SW
1005 5th Ave SW - shed only
1204 6th Ave SW - garage only
1603 7th Ave SW - garage only
All listed structures will be available to view on Mon, Jul 24th, 2017 from 10:00 AM to noon. There will only be one viewing opportunity.
All envelopes must be sealed, and the face of the envelope shall be clearly marked “City Property for Sale” with the address of the structure being bid on. Any bidder may bid on more than one structure, however only one bid may be submitted per envelope and a performance bond is required for each structure. All bids must be submitted as follows:
Attn: Finance Department
City of Minot
P.O. Box 5006
Minot, ND 58702
Or hand delivered to: 515 2nd Ave SW
Minot, ND 58701
Bids will be opened on Mon, Jul 31st, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the City Council Chambers at City Hall (515 2nd Ave SW, Minot, North Dakota). Any bids received after the deadline will be returned unopened.
The City of Minot reserves, to itself, the right to reject any or all bids.
Any questions concerning the bidding process should be addressed to the Federal Compliance Officer at 701-857-1553.
The City of Minot promotes fair housing and makes all programs available regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or handicap.