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Posted on: February 7, 2019

MD of Taber - Invitation to Tender for Pasture

NW 17 - SW 20 Sketch Plan

MUNICIPAL DISTRICT OF TABER

INVITATION to TENDER for PASTURE           

Tenders will be received by the undersigned for the leasing of the following land:

NW 17-12-18 W4 and SW 20-12-18 W4 (320 Acres of Pasture)

 The Tender is for the rights to lease the NW 17-12-18 W4 & SW 20-12-18-W4 for the purpose of grazing cattle for the 2019 to 2021 grazing seasons (three year lease).

Tender Conditions and Guidelines:

Bidders will be basing their bids on 3 years total cash rental. A cheque for the first year rent is to be included with the tender (including GST). Cheques from unsuccessful bidders will be returned. 

Only tenders from residents of the M.D. of Taber will be accepted.

Subleasing of municipal land is not permitted. Cattle grazed on M.D. property must carry the registered brand of the leaseholder.

Animal Unit Month (AUM) allocation for pasture is set at 75.

Fence maintenance is the responsibility of the lessee. Both quarter sections are currently fenced as one pasture.

Cattle must be removed from pasture by November 15 of each year of the lease. No supplemental feeding of cattle is permitted.

Tender eligibility conditional on bidder being in good standing with the M.D. of Taber, having no outstanding property taxes or utility accounts, bylaw enforcement or compliance orders.

Successful bidders will be required to sign a M.D. of Taber grazing lease agreement, a copy of which can be viewed at the municipal office during business hours or on the M.D. of Taber website.

The Municipal District of Taber reserves the right to reject any or all tenders.

Lessee responsible for paying municipal property taxes ($212.75 in 2018).

Sealed tenders must be marked “Pasture Land Lease” with appropriate land description listed.

Sealed tenders will be received at the M.D. of Taber administration office at 4900B-50th Street, Taber, Alberta until 2:00pm February 22nd, 2019.

Public tender opening at 2:05 p.m. on February 22nd, 2019 at the M.D. of Taber administration office.

Offers will be reviewed by M.D. council February 26th, 2019 for final approval. Official notification to the successful bidder will be made following the council meeting.

For questions regarding the land tender please contact Brian Peers, Director of Municipal Lands and Leases (403-223-3541 Office, 403-715-0985 Cell).

Return Tenders to:     

Pasture Lease Tender - NW 17-12-18-W4 and SW 20-12-18 W4
C/o: Bryan Badura - Director of Corporate Services
Municipal District of Taber
4900B 50th Street,
 Taber, AB
 T1G 1T2

NW 17 - SW 20 Sketch Plan

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