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Bid Number: 2019
Bid Title: The Purchase of Parcel Number 22 5 6
Category: Construction Services
Status: Closed





Sealed bids will be accepted by the Sumter County Board of Commissioners until 4:00 PM E.S.T. on Friday, March 22, 2019, at 500 West Lamar Street; Suite 100, Americus, Georgia 31709 for the purchase of parcel number 22 5 6 in Sumter County Georgia. Bid forms may be obtained from the Board of Commissioners’ Office at the above address.  Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked on the outside with the Bid Package Number and the name of bidder. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud at the Board of Commissioners’ Office at the above address at 4:05 p.m. E.S.T. on March 22, 2019.

The award will be made to the highest responsible bidder by the Board of Commissioners following a review of all bids.  The successful bidder must be able to close the purchase and tender payment in full within 60 days of award of the bid. 


Bids shall remain valid and no bidder may withdraw his bid for 90 days after the date of bid opening. 


No bid may be withdrawn or changed after it has been opened.  The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids, including, but not limited to, any and all non-conforming, non-responsive, or conditional bids, and to reject any and all bids that it believes in its sole judgment would not be in the best interest of Sumter County, whether because such bid is not responsive, the purchaser is unqualified, of doubtful financial ability, was previously unfaithful or delinquent in a contract with Sumter County, or fails to meet any other relevant standard or criteria.  Sumter County further reserves the right to waive any technicalities, irregularities, or informalities, to seek clarification of any information contained in any or all bids, and to request additional information from any bidder.  The Board of Commissioners reserves the right to cancel this Request for Bids, reject all bids, and to cancel the proposed sale at any time.


Questions should be directed to Latoya McCants, Deputy County Clerk, at (229) 928-4500.


The legal description for Parcel 22 5 6 is as follows:


All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in the City of Americus and in Land Lots 175 and 185 of the 27th Land District of Sumter County, Georgia, which is (a) south of the property conveyed in that certain Quitclaim Deed from the City of Americus to Anthony Dye dated March 4, 2011, and recorded in Deed Book 1214, Page 213, Sumter County Deed Records, (b) west of the westerly right-of-way line of Bill Cross Street and of the R.L. Freeman Subdivision described and shown on that certain plat of survey dated December 5, 1980, prepared by James R. Littlefield, Georgia Registered Land Surveyor No. 6166, which plat is recorded in Plat Book 12, page 210 of the Sumter County records and which plat is incorporated into and made a part of this description by specific reference thereto, (c) north of Tract 1 of the property conveyed in those two (2) deeds to Agrium U.S., Inc., both dated November 6, 2012, and recorded in Deed Book 1274, Page 174 and 184, Sumter County Deed Records, and (d) east of the easterly right-of-way line of the Norfolk Southern Railroad formerly known as Central of Georgia Railroad (150’ right-of-way).  (Map/Parcel 22 5 6) 

Bid Package

Publication Date/Time:
3/6/2019 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
3/22/2019 4:00 PM

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Sumter County
500 W. Lamar St.
P.O. Box 295
Americus, Georgia 31709
Ph: (229) 928-4500
Fax: (229) 928-4503
Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm