Excess Land Sale – Maine Township, Otter Tail County AuditorPublished 11:27am Wednesday, May 29, 2013
(First Publication May 26, 2013)
Otter Tail County
Excess Land Sale – Maine Township
The Office of the Otter Tail County Auditor will receive sealed bids for the sale of the following described parcel of real property (land) located in Maine Township of Otter Tail County:
Parcel No. 38-000-99-0808-000
Lot 1 Block 3 Oakview Shores
(Platted Back Lot – Pickerel Lake)
A map of the above descripted property is available at
The above described property will be sold in its present condition. The sale and future development is subject to any and all existing easements and public road right-of-ways, as well as to local ordinances, including Otter Tail County’s Shoreland Management Ordinance, Subdivision Controls Ordinance, Setback Ordinance, Sanitation Code and any other county ordinances as applicable. Individuals interested in the potential development/use of this property are encouraged to discuss their plans with the Otter Tail County Land and Resource Department.
The Office of the Otter Tail County Auditor, Government Services Center – 510 Fir Ave W., Fergus Falls, Minnesota will accept sealed bids until 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2013. The Otter Tail County Auditor’s office will open and read aloud the sealed bids on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. in the Otter Tail County Commissioners’/Otter Tail Lake Rooms, Government Services Center – 500 Fir Ave W., Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
A bid bond or cashier’s check equal to at least 5% of the total bid amount must accompany the sealed bid and should be made payable to the Otter Tail County Treasurer. Otter Tail County must receive payment in full at the time of closing. In addition to the total bid amount, the successful bidder will be responsible for the legal notice publication costs, all costs associated with the closing and all other applicable costs, fees (recording fee), taxes (deed tax) etc. The Otter Tail County Auditor reserves the right to open competitive bidding on Friday, June 14, 2013, from the floor to those individuals who submitted a qualified sealed bid on or before 1:00 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2013.
The Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners will award the sale on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 to the highest and most responsible bidder; however, the Otter Tail County Board of Commissioners does reserve the right to reject any and/or all bids. All mineral rights to the property shall be reserved to the County of Otter Tail, Minnesota.
A qualified sealed bid will include the following: the total base bid amount, excluding legal notice publication costs, closing costs and all other applicable costs, fees, taxes etc., which will be the responsibility of the successful purchaser; a preferred closing date for the property transaction; and either a bid bond or a cashier’s check equal to at least 5% of the total base bid amount.
Otter Tail County Auditor
Publication: May 26, June 2, 9, 2013