TOWN OF TREMONT
The Board of Selectmen of the Town of Tremont is accepting bids for the purchase of the municipality’s interest in a tax acquired property. Bids must be submitted on a Bid Response Form, available at the Town Office or at www.tremont.maine.gov. Bids must be submitted to the Town of Tremont in a single sealed plain envelope marked in red “Tax Acquired Property Bid” on the exterior and either be hand delivered to the Town Clerk or, if mailed, Town of Tremont, P.O. Box 159, Bernard, ME 04612. All bids must be received by the Town Clerk no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2018.
Each bid must also include the bidder’s name, mailing address and phone number, and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a certified cashier’s check or postal money order, in an amount equal to or greater than 10% of the bid price. The successful bidder’s deposit will be credited to the total purchase price for the parcel. Deposits will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders. Any bid which does not contain the proper deposit will be rejected.
Bids will be opened publicly and reviewed by the Treasurer at the Town Office on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 3:00pm. The final winning bid will be awarded by the Selectmen. The Board of Selectmen reserve the right to reject or accept any and all bids. The successful bidder shall have 30 days from the date bids are opened and read in which to complete the purchase. The property will be conveyed by a municipal quitclaim deed without covenants. Should the bidder fail to pay the full balance within that time, the Town shall retain the bid price deposit and title to the property.
The property for sale is described on the Town’s Tax Maps as: Map 007 Lot 025B. The property consists of 989 Tremont Rd, 1001 Tremont Rd, and 1005 Tremont Rd, Seal Cove, ME 04674. The successful bidder shall be responsible for the removal of any and all occupants of said tax acquired property purchased by them and shall, in writing, forever indemnify and save harmless the Town from any and all claims arising out of the sale of the tax acquired property, by the successful bidder or the occupants of the purchased property, their heirs or assigns. A signed, written document giving effect to the provisions of this section shall be delivered to the Town with the balance of the purchase price.
The tax maps and other public information concerning the properties may be reviewed at the Town Office during its normal business hours, which are Monday – Friday 8a.m. until 4 p.m.