(Vocus) January 30, 2009
The Bureau of Reclamation announces that sealed bids for agricultural leasing of 29 parcels of Federal lease lands, totaling 4,270 acres, will be received until 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 25, 2009, at the Klamath Basin Area Office. A public bid opening will be held at the office at 10 a.m. the same day.
Open for bid in Area K on the Lower Klamath Federal lease lands in Oregon are six grain lots and three grass hay/pasture lots. Open for bid on the Tule Lake Federal lease lands in California are Sump 2 - 11 lots, and Sump 3 - 9 lots.
Bidding instructions, lease information, a sample copy of the lease contract, location maps, and bid forms that must be used in submitting bids are available at the Klamath Basin Area Office, 6600 Washburn Way, Klamath Falls, Oregon, and at the Tulelake Irrigation District, 2717 Havlina Road, Tulelake, California.
Information on the Lease Lands Program can be viewed on the Klamath Basin Area Office website at http://www.usbr.gov/mp/kbao/operations/land_lease/index.html. For additional information, please contact Mr. Mike Green, Lease Lands Program Manager, at 541-880-2565 or e-mail mgreen @ mp.usbr.gov. If you encounter problems accessing documents online, please call 916-978-5100 or e-mail ibr2mprpao @ mp.usbr.gov.
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Lynnette Wirth, 916-978-5100
Kevin Moore, 541-880-2557