NOTICE TO BIDDERS
FOR LEASE OF PUBLIC LANDS FOR
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Township Council of the Township of Springfield, Burlington County, New Jersey will be accepting bids for the lease of a portion of certain public lands known as Block 402, Lot 3 on the Tax Map of Springfield Township and situated on the south side of Jacksonville – Burlington Road consisting of approximately one hundred nine (109) acres of which the portion being offered for lease comprises approximately seventeen (17) acres of tillable farmland presently used for farming.
Sealed bids will be accepted at the Springfield Township Clerk’s Office at 10:00 a.m. on December 13, 2022 at the Municipal Building, 2159 Jacksonville – Jobstown Road, Jobstown, New Jersey. Minimum bid is $1,000.00 Annual Rent.
The lease will be awarded to the highest responsible auction bidder with the Township Council reserving the right to reject all bids. The successful bidder will be required to deposit one hundred dollars ($100.00) upon acceptance of the bid which shall be forfeited if the successful bidder does not execute the written lease within ten (10) business days.
The successful bidder will be required to enter into a written lease upon the following terms: (a) the initial term will commence on January 1, 2023 and expire on December 31, 2025; (b) during the initial term, either party may cancel the lease on ninety (90) days written notice to the other; (c) the lease shall contain an option for renewal for two additional one (1) year terms; (d) acceptance of the option shall be at the discretion of the Township; (e) the leased property is subject to easements and restrictions of record; (f) the non-farmed portion of the property may be subject to a hunting lease – hunting is prohibited on the portion leased for farming; (g) there is an easement area approximately twenty feet by twenty feet adjacent to Jacksonville – Burlington Road for which the Township may lease or enter into an easement agreement for use by telecommunications companies; (h) this lease shall be for the approximately seventeen tillable acres only.
Farmers may seek answers to additional questions regarding the lease terms by contacting the Springfield Township Clerk in writing no later than 2:00 p.m. on Friday, December 9, 2022 at the address above.
Brandy Boyington,Acting Township Clerk
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Ordinances Adopted at Council Meeting November 09, 2022
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2159 Jacksonville Jobstown Rd
Jobstown, NJ 08041
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Please be advised that there have been a large number of vehicle break-ins and thefts in Burlington County recently. Take extra precautions to make sure your vehicle is locked and that no valuables are left inside, especially in site. If you observe any suspicious behavior in your neighborhood please contact the police department
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