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State accepting sealed bids for Sept. 3 agricultural land sale


(Fairbanks, AK) - The Alaska Department of Natural Resources will begin accepting sealed bids on Sept. 3 for an agricultural land sale comprising one 100-acre parcel in Interior Alaska. This parcel located near Salcha, will be subject to a 10-acre clearing requirement and agricultural covenants and will be sold to the highest bidder. Sealed bids will be opened on Oct. 22. The minimum bid is $40,500 and was established by a fair market value appraisal.

A brochure describing the parcel will be published and available online at http://dnr.alaska.gov/mlw/landsale starting on Sept. 3. Print copies of the brochure will be available at the Anchorage and Fairbanks DNR Public Information Centers, the DNR Public Land Counter in Juneau, and the Division of Agriculture offices in Fairbanks and Palmer. In addition, the brochure will be available at locations around Salcha, Delta Junction, and Fairbanks. 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 5 percent of their bid when submitting a bid for a parcel, to be returned after auction to non-winning bidders. Please see brochure for details.

For more information on bidder qualifications and auction procedures, please see the brochure or contact any of the DNR Public Information Centers or the Division of Agriculture offices in Fairbanks or Palmer. For additional information concerning the parcel, please call the Division of Agriculture Fairbanks office.

CONTACT: Daniel Proulx, 907-374-3716, dan.proulx@alaska.gov

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