Freedom Public Notice:

By Sallyann Hadyniak | Aug 06, 2014





(207) 382-6177                                                            FAX    (207) 382-3040


Selectmen:  Ronald C. Price,  Kenneth Overlock, Clint Spaulding

Clerk/Tax Collector: Cynthia Abbott             Treasurer: Ernestine Keller


The Board of Selectmen of the Town of Freedom is accepting bids for the purchase of the municipality’s interest in tax-acquired property @ 1 Main Street, Freedom Maine.

Each bid must be in writing and in a sealed envelope marked "Tax sale bid" on the outside.

Each bid may be for one property only; any person wishing to bid on several properties must submit a separate bid for each one. All bids must be received by the Board of Selectmen no later than 6 o’clock p.m. on August 18. Late bids will not be opened or considered.

Each bid must also include the bidder’s name, mailing address and phone number and must be

accompanied by a deposit in the form of a certified check or money order, in an amount equal to or greater than 20 % of the bid price. Each successful bidder’s deposit will be credited to the

total purchase price for that parcel. Deposits will be returned to the unsuccessful bidders. Any bid which does not contain the proper deposit will be rejected.

Bids will be opened, reviewed and awarded by the Selectmen at the Town Office on

August 18 at 6 o’clock p.m. The Board of Selectmen reserves the right to reject any and all bids. Each successful bidder shall have 30 days from the date of the bid acceptance in which to complete the purchase. Each property will be conveyed by a quitclaim deed without covenants. In the event that a successful bidder fails, for any reason, to complete the purchase in the time stated, the bid acceptance is void and the bidder’s deposit shall be forfeited to the Town. The Board of Selectmen may thereafter negotiate a sale of the property with any or all unsuccessful bidders.

The properties for sale are described on the Town Of Freedom Tax Maps as: Map 11, Lot 61 ; The tax maps and other public information concerning the properties may be reviewed at the Town Office during its normal business hours, which are: Mon 9-6, Tues-Fri 9-2 and 1st Sat of month 9-12.


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