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Corps’ Vicksburg District releases notice of availability for leasing real property at Arkabutla Lake, Mississippi

Published Aug. 21, 2018
VICKSBURG, Miss. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will lease agricultural lands at Arkabutla Lake, Mississippi, to the public. These properties will be used for pasture, hay and grazed woods purposes and consist of acreage in Tate County, Mississippi.

The Vicksburg District will accept sealed bids for Invitation No. DACW38-9-18-118 until 2 p.m. on Sept. 18, 2018. Bids will be publicly opened beginning at that time. Anyone interested in bidding should send information in a sealed envelope, marked and addressed as follows: USAED, Vicksburg, Attention: Real Estate Division, 4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183-3435.

No bid will be considered unless it is accompanied by a deposit in an amount equal to and not less than 50 percent or more of the annual rental offered to guarantee that the bidder will enter into a written lease agreement and pay a $100 Environmental Conditions of Property report fee and the balance of the rental due within ten days after the date of receipt of written notice of acceptance of the bid and the original lease for execution.

A map showing the location and layout of the land for lease and any additional information may be obtained by contacting Ernie Lentz, Land Use Specialist, Arkabutla Lake Field Office, 3905 Arkabutla Dam Road, Coldwater, Mississippi 38618-9737, or by phone at 662-562-626, extension 14561, or Angela Williams, Real Estate Division, 4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183-3435, or by phone at 601-631-5230.

The District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and employs approximately 1,000 people. To learn more about the Vicksburg District, visit our website, www.mvk.usace.army.mil.


Sara Robinson

Release no. 18-049