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Florida Department of Agriculture - Invitation to Bid SALE OF TOMOKA FIRE TOWER
BID SALE NO.: SOP/FFS-12/13-68 Agency Mailing Date: April 23, 2013 SUBMIT BIDS TO: Reason for No Bid Division of Administration (See General Condition #2) Bureau of General Services Room SB-8, Mayo Building Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0800 Attn: Christie Hutchinson, Purchasing Director Telephone: (850) 617-7181 TITLE: SALE OF TOMOKA FIRE TOWER BIDS WILL BE OPENED: JUNE 18, 2013 @ 2:00 P.M. and may not be withdrawn within 90 days after such date and time. POSTING OF BID TABULATIONS: Tabulations with recommended award(s) will be posted on or about the date indicated herein for review by interested parties on the Florida Bid System at http://myflorida.com click on Business, Doing Business with the State of Florida, Everything for Vendors and Customers, Vendor Bid System, Search Advertisements. Tabulations will remain posted for a period of seventy-two (72) hours. Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes. Failure to file the proper bond at the time of filing the formal protest will result in denial of the protest. Posting will be on or about June 19, 2013.
30 foot heavy galvanized steel fire lookout tower with 14 x 14 metal cab, steep metal roof with metal chimney. Tower was removed from Big Stamp Mountain near Andrews, North Carolina and is presently located, disassembled, near Brevard, North Carolina. All glass has to be replaced, as well as wood stair treads, and possibly other wood parts. All hardware is saved (every single nut and bolt came loose easily). Also have the blueprints for this tower, and as each piece is numbered and lettered, reassembly should be a relatively simple puzzle. The tower dates from the 1930's when it was erected by the CCC.
Asking $5000 for the tower. I will load on your trailer. Email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or write KELLS HOGAN, 848 Deep Woods Road, Brevard, NC 28712. Or call evenings at 828-885-2268.
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Florida Department of Agriculture - Invitation to Bid SALE OF LYKES FIRE TOWER
Advertisement Number: SSP FFS 12 13 35 REBID Version Number: 001 Advertisement Begin Date/Time: 01/09/2013 - 02:00 P.M. Advertisement End Date/Time: 04/10/2013 - 02:00 P.M.
The purpose of this bid is to SELL 1 (one) galvanized steel fire tower, with or without the pylons. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) intends to only sell the tower and not the property on which the tower is located. There is no minimum bid.
Bidders are encouraged to remove the pylons, along with the tower; however, it is not required to remove the pylons. Bidders who remove the pylons shall cause minimal ground disturbance when removing pylons, as well as, return the ground to its previous state, including providing necessary fill dirt.
Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid guarantee payable to the Department in the amount of $100.
Posted 11/21/2012 The Missouri Department of Conservation is disposing of three standing fire towers. The towers will be sold as is to the highest bidder(s). The successful bidders will be required to dismantle and remove the towers from their current locations. The towers are Washington, a 100' Aermotor tower in Washington County (east central Missouri near St. Louis), Ulman, a 100' Aermotor tower in Miller County (central Missouri), and Mulvinia, a 120' WWII surplus military tower in Ripley County (extreme south central Missouri). Bids must be received by Thursday, January 3, 2013. For more information or a bid packet, contact Mike Hoffmann at 573-522-4115 ext 3307 or email@example.com.
MDC originally investigated the disposal of nine towers, but following a review, decided to retain the other six. There are currently about 64 State towers remaining standing, as well as nearly that many on the Mark Twain National Forest.