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DNR taking bids for October 31 agricultural land sale


(Fairbanks, AK) - The Division of Mining, Land and Water, in cooperation with the Division of Agriculture, is taking bids for a 637-acre parcel of agricultural land in Interior Alaska. The land will be sold to the highest bidder during sealed-bid auction on Oct. 31. This parcel is  subject to a 60-acre clearing requirement and agricultural covenants. The minimum bid has been set at $57,500 following a fair-market value appraisal.

Sale name:                  Auction # 471

Bidding period:          Sept. 26 – Oct. 26

Bid opening:               1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, at DNR Northern Region Office, 1300 Airport Way,

                                    Fairbanks, Alaska, 99709

Parcel Location:          Kobe (Near Anderson), just past the Coghill Bridge at Mile 275 of the Parks Highway

A brochure describing the parcel is available at the Anchorage and Fairbanks DNR Public Information Centers, as well as the Division of Agriculture offices in Fairbanks and Palmer, or on the web at www.dnr.alaska.gov/mlw/landsale/index.htm. In addition, the brochure will be available at Nenana, Healy, Fairbanks, and Delta locations. Please call 907-374-3716 for those locations.

Potential purchasers are encouraged to thoroughly review the sale brochure and personally inspect the parcel prior to the auction. Bidders must include five percent of their bid when submitting a bid for a parcel. The brochure provides instructions on submitting a bid and for bidder qualifications and procedures.

If you have additional questions about submitting a bid, please contact the DNR Public Information Centers or Division of Agriculture offices in Fairbanks or Palmer. Their street addresses and phone numbers are provided below.

For additional information about the parcel, please call the Division of Agriculture Fairbanks office at 907-761-3863.

DNR Public Information Centers                                 Division of Agriculture offices

3700 Airport Way                                                       1648 S. Cushman, Suite #201
Fairbanks, AK 99709                                                   Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: 907-451-2705 (Dial 0 after 10:00am)            Phone: 907-374-3716 or 907-328-1950

550 W 7th Ave., Suite 1260                                      1800 Glenn Hwy., Suite 12

Anchorage, AK 99501                                                 Palmer, AK 99645
Phone: 907-269-8400 (Dial 0 after 10:00am)            Phone: 907-761-3863                                                

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