SOLICITATION OF BIDS FOR RECREATIONAL USE LIMITED LICENSES
THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
The University of Alabama is soliciting bids for the recreational use limited license on selected tracts of land located in Bibb, Fayette, Jefferson, Marion, Tuscaloosa, Walker, Winston Counties, Alabama. Offers for the Recreational Use Licenses must be submitted by sealed bids which will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:00 a.m. (CDT) on July 8, 2019 at 10:00 A.M,. (CDT), at the Office of Land Management, 401 Queen City Avenue, on the University campus, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. All bids must be received in the Office of Land Management prior to the bid opening time, to be considered. Recreational Use Licenses will be for hunting, horseback riding, hiking, camping, mountain biking, etc.
All information on this year’s tracts can be found online at the following address: www.recreationallands.ua.edu or you may contact the Office of Land Management & Real Estate Services at (205) 348-6462.
Only bids which are submitted on the bid form prepared by the Office of Land Management will be considered. Bidders submitting bids on more than one tract should print all pages of the bid form and submit a separate bid for each tract. If a bid is mailed, the bid should be posted in sufficient time to insure its receipt prior to the bid submission deadline of 10:00 a.m. (CDT), July 8, 2019. The mailing address for bid submission is the Office of Land Management & Real Estate Services, The University of Alabama, Box 870176, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0176. Mailed bids should be marked "Recreational Bid 7-2019 – with the County and Tract you are bidding on in the lower left-hand corner of the envelope for bid security. Bid forms can be emailed to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org, or faxed to (205) 348-6737, but must be received by the deadline of 10:00 a.m. (CDT), July 8, 2019.
Successful bidder(s) will be required to carry comprehensive general liability insurance with limits of not less than $1,000,000 per occurrence for bodily injury and $1,000,000 per occurrence for property damage. Bidder will be required to add the University as an additional named insured on all insurance policies. The certificate of insurance will be required upon the execution of the agreement.
Term of the recreational use license will be one (1) year and with the University’s consent renewable for nine (9) renewal terms of one year each. The annual fee will be due upon signing the agreement and on the anniversary date of each renewal term. The annual fee for each renewal term will be increased by two-and-one half (2½%) percent above the prior year’s fee.
Minimum bid per acre is posted on each tract’s map page. Bids below this figure will be rejected. The University reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids and to waive any informalities. Sub-leasing to another by the high bidders will not be allowed.
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