BIDS CLOSED 10/12/2023 @ 2:00PM
NOTICE FOR BIDS
INVITATION TO BID FOR HUNTING & FISHING LEASE
Written SEALED bids will be received by the Poplarville School District Board of Trustees at 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, Mississippi, Pearl River County, up to and not later than 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2023, for hunting and fishing lease on the following school property with a minimum bid of $8.00 per acre:
DESCRIPTION: Beginning at the Northwest corner of Section 22, Township 1 South, Range 16 West, Pearl River County, Mississippi; thence East along the North line of Section 22, a distance of 1,606.15 feet; thence South 2,654.85 feet to a point, more or less, on the South line of the Northwest Quarter of Section 22; thence West along the South line of said northwest Quarter 4,257.97 feet to a point, more or less, at the Southwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of Section 21; thence North 2,671.05 feet to a point on the north line of Section 21; thence South 89 degrees 39 minutes East along the North line of Section 21, a distance of 2,651.87 feet to the Northeast corner of Section 21, a distance of 2,651.87 feet to the Northeast corner of Section 21, being also the Point of Beginning, this parcel containing 260.0 acres and being a part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 22 and being the Northeast Quarter of Section 21, all in Township 1 South, Range 16 West, Pearl River County, Mississippi
Bids must be submitted on the official bid form, which may be obtained from the Poplarville School District, Office of the Superintendent. The policy of the Board of Trustees of the Poplarville School District requires that bids shall be accompanied by a deposit, equal to 100% of the amount bid for the first year rental, in the form of a check or money order. All bids without deposits will be considered void. Deposits will be returned on all rejected bids.
All bids shall be enclosed and sealed in a self-addressed return envelope (addressed to Poplarville School District, Office of the Superintendent, 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, MS 39470) with the 16 Section Land portion noted.
Lessor will be required to have proof of liability insurance at the time of signing lease and will be required to pay the recording fee with the Pearl River County Chancery Clerks Office.
Section 29-3-41, Mississippi code Annotated (1972), as amended, states that “the existing holder of (hunting and fishing rights), if he shall have made an offer, shall have the final right to extend his lease at an annual rental equal to said highest offer”.
Additional information may be obtained from the Superintendent’s Office, 302 S. Julia St. Poplarville, MS 39470 or telephone @601-795-8477.
To the extent allowed by law, The Poplarville School Board reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids.
Publish in The Picayune Item on the following dates:
Wednesday, September 20, 2023,
Wednesday, September 27, 2023,
Wednesday, October 4, 2023,
Wednesday, October 11, 2023