Claremore Daily Progress

March 31, 2014

NOTICE OF LAND SALE

Staff Writer
Claremore Progress

CLAREMORE —

Public Notice

PUBLISHED IN THE CLAREMORE DAILY PROGRESS, CLAREMORE, OKLAHOMA, MARCH 26, 27, 28, 30, APRIL 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 8, 2014.

NOTICE OF LAND SALE

No. 14-01

On   April   9, 2014 until 3:00 p.m. (CDT), the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority will receive

sealed bids for the sale of real property owned by the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.  The

property to be sold is described as:

Closed Section of Will Rogers Turnpike - Catoosa

Parcels 1, 2, 3 & 4

A tract of land containing 99.524 acres, situated in Section 29, Township 20 North, Range 15 East (Parcel 1), the NW/4 of Section 32, Township 20 North, Range 15 East (Parcel 2), the NE/4 of Section 31, Township 20 North, Range 15 East (Parcel 3) and the East Half (E/2) of Section 31, Township 20 North, Range 15 East (Parcel 4), all in Rogers County, Oklahoma, being more particularly described as follows:

Exhibit “A” – Legal Description and Exhibit “B” – Site Plan can be obtained from the Right of Way Program Manager for the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at The Pinnacle Group. Pinnacle’s contact information is below. 

No right of access to the turnpike facility, including off ramps, is granted.

The amount of the minimum bid that will be accepted by the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority is $1,004,500.00.  Sale of the property will be to the highest bidder whose bid is equal to or in excess of minimum bid amount.  A $250.00 administrative fee, the cost of the appraisal and the actual advertising cost will be paid in addition to the successful proposers bid.  The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Bidders shall be responsible for reading and understanding the terms of the sale, including

without limitations, conditions of the property being sold with respect to encroachments,

easements and other limitations.  The complete bid packet may be obtained from The Pinnacle Group at the address last listed below.

Terms of the sale are ten percent (10%) of the bid price in certified funds in the form of a bid deposit made payable to the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.  Within ten (10) calendar days of notification to the successful bidder, the balance of the bid and all administrative fees will be due in certified funds made payable to the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority and upon delivery a Quit Claim Deed will be executed by the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority. 

Sealed bids may be hand delivered on or before the date and time stated above to the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at the following address:  3500 Martin Luther King Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK.  Sealed bids may be mailed but must be received before the date and time stated above to the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority, P. O. Box 11357, Oklahoma City, OK 73136.  Bids received after the stated day and time of the bid opening will be returned to sender unopened. The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority is not responsible for delays resulting in delivery of any bids. 

No facsimile or electronically transmitted bids will be accepted.  All sealed bids shall be written on the OFFICIAL BID FORM with out deviation and the bidder is responsible for writing NOTICE OF LAND SALE - BID OPENING ON   April 9, 2014 on the outside of the transmittal envelope.  The bid opening will be at 3:00 pm on   April 9, 2014 with the approval of the successful bid scheduled on  April 16 , 2014.

 All inquiries and request for THE OFFICIAL BID FORM shall be made to Aaron Adkins, Right of Way Program Manager for the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority at The Pinnacle Group, 4516 NW 36th St. Ste. 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73122 or by calling (405)879-0600.  Sealed bids will not be accepted at this address and will be returned to bidder unopened.