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Posted on: September 27, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Letting for Lease of Agricultural Land

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To Whom It May Concern:

You and each of you are hereby notified that sealed cash rent bids will be received by the Hardin County Board of Supervisors for the cash rent lease of agricultural land in Hardin County, Iowa, containing 151.5 acres, more or less, in two tracts, described as follows: 

All of the E ½ of the SW ¼ of Section 26, Township 88, Range 20 South of the Railroad; All of the W ½ of the SE ¼ of Section 26, Township 88, Range 20 South of the Railroad, except Parcel A located in the SE ¼ of the SW ¼ and the SW ¼ of the SE ¼ as found in survey recorded as year 2000, document 1300 in the office of the Hardin County Recorder. The garden tract, the cemetery, the building site, the wildlife area enclosed by multiflora hedge, communications tower, wetland area and the seepage bed are excluded.


The NW ¼ of the NW ¼ of Section 29, Township 88 North, Range 19 West of the 5th P.M., Hardin County, Iowa.

The sealed bids should be on a per acre basis. Said bids must be received in the Hardin County Auditor’s Office, 1215 Edgington Avenue, Suite 1, Eldora, IA 50627, in a sealed envelope on or before 12:00 p.m. on October 8, 2019. The timely received bids will be opened at the Board meeting on October 9, 2019. The top five bidders then will be contacted by the Board with the top bid amount to allow the top five bidders to raise their bids through 4:00 P.M., October 16, 2019.  he lease will be awarded to the highest bidder.

The period of lease shall be for a term of two (2) years commencing on March 1, 2020 and ending on February 28, 2022, with the cash rent to be paid as follows: One-quarter due on or before April 1, 2020; one-quarter due on or before November 1, 2020; one-quarter due on or before April 1, 2021, one-quarter due on or before November 1, 2021.  A copy of the lease document can be obtained from the Auditor’s Office.  

The Board reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

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