PUBLIC NOTICE OF PROPERTY TAX SALE JAN. 24, 2018

Please note: The Smart Shopper publication 1/16/18 is incorrect. The deadline for all bids for this property is 4:00PM Wednesday, January 24, 2018, not 4:00PM Wednesday, January 2, 2018. Smart Shopper has been notified of this error on 1/18/18.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

TOWN OF HOLLIS SELECT BOARD

NOTICE OF TAX SALE

The Select Board of the Town of Hollis is accepting bids for the purchase of the municipalities interest in one tax-acquired property.  Each bid must be in writing and in a sealed envelope marked “Tax Sale Bid” on the outside.  The outside of each envelope must also include Map and Lot number of the property for which the bid is being submitted.  All bids must be received by the Hollis Select Board at 34 Town Farm Road, Hollis, Maine 04042, no later than 4:00PM on Wednesday, January 24, 2018.  Late bids will not be opened or considered.

Each bid must also include the bidder’s name, mailing address and telephone number and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a certified check or money order, in the amount equal to or greater than 20% of the bid price.  The successful bidders deposit will be credited to the total purchase price for that parcel.  Deposits will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders.  Any bid which does not contain the requested deposit will be rejected.

Bids will be opened, reviewed and awarded by the Hollis Select Board at the scheduled Select Board meeting to be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 5:00PM at the Hollis Town Hall, 34 Town Farm Road, Hollis, Maine 04042.  The Hollis Select Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  The successful bidder shall have thirty (30) days from the date of the award in which to complete the purchase.  The property will be conveyed by quitclaim deed.  In the event that a successful bidder fails, for any reason, to complete the purchase in the time stated, the bid acceptance is void and the bidder’s deposit shall be forfeited to the Town of Hollis.  The Select Board may hereafter negotiate the sale of the property with any or all unsuccessful bidders.

The property for sale is described on the Town’s Tax Maps as:  Map 15, Lot 54B, located at 68 Ledgewood Drive, Hollis, Maine 04042.  The minimum bid shall be no less than $18,000.00.

Public information concerning this property may be reviewed at the Town Hall during normal business hours:  Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9AM to 4PM and Wednesday from 12PM to 8PM.

 

Submitted by:  Town of Hollis Select Board