Sealed bids will be received by the City of Portland in the City offices at 259 Kent Street, Portland, MI 48875 until 3:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, at which time they will be publicly opened and read aloud.
The City Council will consider the bids at its September 19, 2016 meeting. The Council reserves the right to accept any bid, to reject any or all bids, to waive bid irregularities, informalities, or nonconformities, to negotiate specific terms with any selected bidder(s) and to accept any bid that it deems to be in the best interests of the City of Portland. The Council may consider factors other than the consideration offered such as, but not limited to, the uses to be made of the property, the amounts to be invested in the property and the improvements to be made after purchase and other factors it deems important to determining what is in the best interests of the City.
If the Council deems a bid acceptable, a second notice of intent must be published and a copy of the proposed resolution approving the transfer must be placed on file with the City Clerk for at least 10 days in advance of its passage.
This notice of intent is published in accordance with Section 11.3(b) of the City Charter.
Monique I. Miller