The City Of Woodstocks’ Burgess Park UNDER SIEGE!

CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WOODSTOCK
CITY OWNED LAND FOR RENT
(Burgess Park)
SEALED BID, enclosed in an envelope, clearly marked as to contents, will be received by Louise
Gartshore, City Clerk, 1st Floor, Woodstock City Hall, 500 Dundas Street, PO Box 1539, Woodstock,
ON N4S 0A7
On or before, but no later than,
12:00 NOON
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
For the rental of approximately 34.5 farmable acres (14 hectares) for the 2009, 2010 and 2011 crop
years. Fifty percent of the rent will be payable by June 1st and the balance by September 1st of each
year. The property is described as Burgess Park and is divided into 4 separate fields as shown on
the attached plan.
This Land is regulated by the Upper Thames River Conservation Authority and as such has some
very specific requirements for planting. No till cultivation is required (light cultivation will be permitted
upon request where necessary) and a crop rotation of soy beans, wheat and corn (Sb, W, C) or hay,
hay and hay (H, H, H) are required. Please ensure you read and understand the requirements as
attached to this document.
The successful tenant will be required to provide proof of valid Farm Business Registration Number
(OFA, CFFO or proof of exemption).
The Owner reserves the right to cancel this lease at any time in respect of the whole or any part of
the said lands, which may be required for the purposes of the Corporation. In such a case the
Corporation will reimburse the tenant for out-of-pocket money for fertilizer, seed and work performed
up to the time the land is required by the Owner.
A Bid Deposit in the amount of 10% of the rent must accompany the sealed tender.
Bid Documents are available on the “Tenders and Bids” section of the City of Woodstock web site at
http://www.city.woodstock.on.ca , or at the office of the undersigned between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm,
Monday to Friday.
Brad Hammond, Development Officer
City of Woodstock
500 Dundas Street, PO Box 1539
Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7
Ph. (519) 539-2382 Ext. 2113
Fax (519) 539-3275
bhammond@city.woodstock.on.ca
HIGHEST OR ANY BID NOT NECESSARILY ACCEPTED
CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WOODSTOCK
CITY OWNED LAND FOR RENT
(Burgess Park)
SEALED BIDS, enclosed in an envelope, clearly marked as to contents, will be received by Louise
Gartshore, City Clerk, 1st Floor Woodstock City Hall, 500 Dundas Street, PO Box 1539 Woodstock, ON
N4S 0A7
On or before, but no later than,
12:00 NOON
Friday, March 20, 2009
Bid Received From: ____________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________________
Agreement For: 2009, 2010 and 2011_Crop Year__________________________________
Rent Payable: 50% June 1 and 50% September 1 ________________________________
Description: Burgess Park (See Attached Air Photo)
Price Per Acre: $________.______per acre______________________________________
Total Price: $________.______per year______________________________________
10% Deposit Enclosed: $___________________________________________________________
HIGHEST OR ANY TENDER NOT NECESSARILY ACCEPTED
BIDS WILL BE OPENED PUBLICLY ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2009
AT 12:00 NOON IN COMMITTEE ROOM “A” AT WOODSTOCK CITY HALL.
SUBJECT SITE

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