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Mid-Pacific Region
Sacramento, Calif.
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Pete Lucero, MP Region Public Affairs Officer
916-978-5100

Released On: April 19, 2013

Second Bid Opening Announced for Klamath Project Lease Lands

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. - The Bureau of Reclamation announces that sealed bids for agricultural leasing of 6 parcels of federal lease lands, totaling 723 acres, will continue to be received until 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 22, 2013, at the Klamath Basin Area Office. A public bid opening will be held at KBAO at 1:00 p.m. the same day.

Open for bid in Area K on the Lower Klamath federal lease lands in Oregon is one grain lot which is pre-irrigated. Open for bid on the Tule Lake federal lease lands in California are Sump 3 – 5 lots which are pre-irrigated. These lots are suitable for grain and/or potatoes & onions. Bidders are encouraged to inspect the available lots prior to bidding.

Bidding forms and instructions, lease information,  sample copy of the lease contract, location maps are available at the Klamath Basin Area Office, 6600 Washburn Way, Klamath Falls, OR 97603.
Appropriate bidding documents must be used when submitting bids.

Information on the Lease Lands Program is available on the Klamath Basin Area Office website at http://www.usbr.gov/mp/kbao/operations/land_lease/index.html. If you encounter problems accessing the website, please call 916-978-5100 (TTY 916-978-5608) or email mppublicaffairs@usbr.gov. For additional information, please contact Mike Green, Lease Lands Program Manager, at 541-880-2565 or mgreen@usbr.gov.

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