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USACE Vicksburg District accepting bids for property leasing at Arkabutla, Grenada and Enid Lakes

USACE Vicksburg District
Published Nov. 28, 2022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Vicksburg District will accept bids for property leasing at Arkabutla, Grenada and Enid lakes.

These properties will be leased for crops, highly erodible lands (HEL), pasture, hay and grazed woods purposes. Bids will be opened at district headquarters, Dec. 14 at 1:30 p.m. There will be no in-person bidding and all bids must be mailed.

Bids must be enclosed in a sealed envelope, marked and addressed as follows:



Time: 1:30 p.m.

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022

Place: USACE Vicksburg District

Real Estate Division, Room 203,

4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3435

Notice No. DACW38-9-23-7



USACE Vicksburg District

Attention: Real Estate Division

4155 Clay Street

Vicksburg, MS 39183­­


No bid will be considered unless it is accompanied by a deposit in an amount equal to and not less than 50% or more of the annual rental offered to guarantee that the bidder will enter into a written lease agreement.

The deposit must be in the form of a bank check, official check, money order, or cashier’s check, payable to "FAO, USACE." The deposit of the successful bidder will be retained by the Government to apply against payment of the balance of the annual rental offered. Deposits of unsuccessful bidders will be returned, without interest, as promptly as possible after rejection, provided, however, that in the event of default by any bidder hereunder, the bidder's deposit may be applied by the Government to any loss, cost, or expense to the Government.

Any additional information for Arkabutla Lake may be obtained by contacting Mr. Robert Hoff, Natural Resources Specialist, Arkabutla Lake Field Office, 3905 Arkabutla Dam Road, Coldwater, Mississippi 38618-6548 at (662) 301-4565 or by email at Damon.C.Blakely@usace.army.mil.

Any additional information for Grenada Lake may be obtained by contacting Mr. Tom Hoff, Natural Resources Specialist, Enid Lake Field Office, 264 County Road 39, Enid, Mississippi 38927-4408 at 662-563-4571 or by email at Thomas.S.Hoff@usace.army.mil.

Any additional information for Grenada Lake may be obtained by contacting Mr. Damon Blakely, Natural Resources Specialist, Grenada Lake Field Office, 2202 Scenic Loop 333, Grenada, Mississippi 38901 at (662) 227-0209 or by email at Damon.C.Blakely@usace.army.mil.

For further information, contact Ms. Angela Williams, Real Estate Division, 4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 39183-3435 at (601) 631-5230 or by email at Angela.M.Williams@usace.army.mil or Mr. Lanny “Cody” Barfield, Real Estate Division, 4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi 39183-3435 at (601) 631-5734 or by email at Lanny.C.Barfield@usace.army.mil.

The USACE Vicksburg District is engineering solutions to the nation’s toughest challenges. The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, that holds nine major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline Mississippi River levees. The Vicksburg District is engaged in hundreds of projects and employs approximately 1,100 personnel.

Anna Owens

Release no. 22-096