Aramada Township

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PUBLIC NOTICE TOWNSHIP OF ARMADA

11/13/17

BID REQUEST FOR FARMLAND RENTAL
 

Armada Township is currently seeking bids for a five-year contract for farmland
rental of 15.93 tillable acres on Township property (22050 Armada Ridge).
(January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2022). Interested parties may pick up bid 
specifications from the Township Hall Monday through Thursday between the
hours of 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Bid specifications will be e-mailed, faxed upon
request.  The deadline for submission of sealed bids is 12:00 O'clock noon on
Thursday, December 7, 2017.  Bids will be opened at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, 
December 7. 2017.

                                                                           Mary K. Swiacki, CMMC 
                                                                           Armada Township Clerk
                                                                           (586) 784-5200       

 

Bid  Specifications

5 YEAR-FARMLAND RENTAL CONTRACT     

 

1.  Season  to run from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2022. 
    January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018
    January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019
    January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020
    January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021
    January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022

2.  Payment due on April 1st of year.  Payment to be made in full (no splits). Per-
     acre value based on 15.93 tillable acreage on record at FSA Office, Kimball, MI.
     (22050 Armada Ridge)

3.  Land cannot be used as set-aside; will be planted every year.

4.  Land may not be sub-leased.

5.  References provided from three other farm owners that lessee has worked for a 
     minimum of three years.

6.  Lease period will be for five years to allow one year crop rotation of wheat.

7.  Soil to be tested once every three years and property fertilized.

8.  One Million ($1 Million) Dollars in liability insurance with Armada Township as
     certificate holder.

9.  Oilseed and grain crops only.

 

Sealed bids must be submitted no later than 12 o'clock noon Thursday, December 7. 2017.  A 5-year contract will be
awarded at the Armada Township Board Meeting on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Armada
Township Hall.