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BLM proposes to offer land for sale in Carson City


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CARSON CITY — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District-Sierra Front Field Office proposes to offer for competitive bid sale two parcels of public land in Carson City, Nevada.  Written public comments on the proposed sale will be accepted until Sept. 8, 2011.


The two parcels include a 2.51 acre parcel in a residential area on South Edmonds and a 7.5 acre parcel, called parcel 1A, in a commercial area near the junction of U.S. Hwy. 50 and U.S. 395.  If the sales are held, interested bidders must submit written sealed bids equal to, or greater than, the appraised fair market value of the lands.  The appraised fair market value of the South Edmonds parcel is $180,000.  The appraised fair market value of parcel 1A is $50,000.


The two parcels of public land proposed for competitive sale are identified for disposal by sale to qualified bidders in Section 2601 of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 (Act).  In accordance with the Act, five percent of the proceeds from the sales will be paid directly to the State for use in the general education program. The remainder will be available to be used to prepare land sales, to transfer lands to be held in trust and to acquire environmentally sensitive land in Carson City.


More detailed information regarding the proposed sales including maps and current appraisals may be reviewed during normal business hours at the BLM Sierra Front Field Office.


A sale date and the deadline for submission of sealed bids will be announced on the BLM Carson City District website: http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/carson_city_field.html at least 30 days prior to the sale date.


Interested parties may submit written comments regarding the proposed sales to the BLM Field Manager, Sierra Front Field Office, 5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, NV  89701.  Sealed bids must also be submitted to this address.  For more information, please call Jo Ann Hufnagle, BLM realty specialist at 775 885-6144 or e-mail: [email protected].

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