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NOTICE OF SEALED BIDS

THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY WILL BE ACCEPTING SEALED BIDS FOR THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED ESCHEATED PROPERTIES BY THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3rd, 2020 IN THE CLERK’S OFFICE OF THE GILCHRIST COUNTY COURT HOUSE AT 2:00 P.M.

PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES 125.35 RELATING TO THE PURCHASE OF COUNTY OWNED LANDS, THE REQUIREMENTS TO PURCHASE ARE:

  • SHALL BE OFFERED FOR SALE ON A “SEALED BID “
  • ALL BIDDERS MUST INCLUDE A MONEY ORDER OR CERTIFIED FUNDS PAYABLE TO CLERK OF COURT IN THE AMOUNT OF 5% OF THE BID (TO BE RETURNED IF NOT THE WINNING BIDDER.)
  • SUCCESSFUL BIDDER SHALL PAY THE FULL PURCHASE PRICE ALONG WITH DOCUMENTARY  STAMPS AND RECORDING COSTS, BY CASH OR CERTIFIED FUNDS, PAYABLE TO THE CLERK OF COURT BY 2:00 M. THE FOLLOWING DAY.
  • IF SUCCESSFUL BIDDER FAILS TO PAY THE FULL PURCHASE PRICE BY 2:00 M. THE FOLLOWING DAY, THE SECOND HIGHEST BIDDER SHALL BE NOTIFIED AND SHALL HAVE 24 HOURS WITHIN WHICH TO PAY THE FULL PURCHASE PRICE.

BIDDERS ARE ADVISED THAT THE BID OF THE HIGHEST BIDDER COMPLYING WITH THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH SHALL BE ACCEPTED AT THE NEXT SCHEDULED BOARD MEETING, UNLESS THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS REJECT ALL BIDS BECAUSE THEY ARE TOO LOW. SUCCESSFUL BIDDER WILL BE ISSUED A DEED OF CONVEYANCE IN APPROXIMATELY TEN (10) DAYS FOLLOWING PAYMENT OF THE BALANCE OF THE BID, DOCUMENTARY STAMPS AND

RECORDING COSTS.

ALL PROPERTIES SOLD “AS IS” BIDDERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR CONDUCTING THEIR OWN RESEARCH AS TO THE PROPERTY BEING SOLD, LOCATION OR CONDITION, THE CONDITIONS OF ANY STRUCTURES OR FIXTURES THEREON, IT’S MARKETABILITY, POTENTIAL USES ZONING ISSUES, OR WEIHER ANY OTHER POTENTIAL LIENS OR OTHER DEFECTS IN TITLE MAY EXIST.  THE CLERK WILL NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTEES TO BIDDERS REGARDING THE MARKETABILITY OF TITLE TO PROPERTIES OFFERED.

FILES MAY BE REVIEWED AT THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF COURT, 112 SOUTH MAIN STREET TRENTON, FL PRIOR TO THE SALE DATE.

Todd Newton
Clerk & Comptroller
Gilchrist County, Florida

Todd Newton welcomes you to the official website for the Clerk of the Circuit Court/Comptroller for Gilchrist County. This site is designed to keep you informed and assist you in conducting your business with the Clerk’s office. Please feel free to send comments and/or suggestions. Clerk Newton was elected for his first term in 2012 and elected for a second term in 2016. 

“A Public Office is a Public Trust”

The office of the Clerk is a complex organization that performs a wide range of record keeping, information management, and financial management for the judicial system and county government.

  • Clerk of the Circuit and County Courts
  • Clerk to the Board of County Commissioners
  • Accountant, Auditor and Custodian of County Funds
  • County Recorder of Official Records
  • Clerk to the Value Adjustment Board

Notice Regarding the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990

In Accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of Courts at (352) 463-3170 (Voice), (352) 463-3437 (TDD), or via Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771, no later than seven days prior to the start of this proceeding, or within two working days of receipt of this NOTICE TO APPEAR

Notice for Official Records

On or after October 1, 2002, any person preparing or filing a document for recordation in the Official Records may not include a social security number in such document, unless required by law.

Any person has a right to request a county recorder to remove, from an image or copy of an official record placed on a county recorder’s publicly available Internet website or on a publicly available Internet website used by a county recorder to display public records or otherwise made electronically available to the general public, any social security number contained in an official record. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, or electronic transmission, or delivered in person, to the county recorder. The request must specify the identification page number that contains the social security number to be redacted. A fee may not be charged for the redaction of a social security number pursuant to such a request.

Notice for Court Records

“Any person preparing or filing a court document should not include a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number in such document, unless required by law or court rule, or necessary to the adjudication of the case.

Any person has a right to request that the Clerk of the Circuit Court remove from an image or copy of a court document a social security number or complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number contained in a court document. Such request must be made in writing and delivered by mail, facsimile, electronic transmission, or in person to the Clerk of the Circuit Court. The request must specify the case number, the title of the document, and the identification page number of the document which contains the number to be redacted. A fee will not be charged for the redaction of a social security number or a complete bank account, debit, charge, or credit card number pursuant to such a request.”

Notice for E-mail

Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

 

 

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