City of Greenville
Sale of City Property
431 West Fifth Street
The public will take notice that the City Council of the City of Greenville solicits and proposes to accept sealed bids for the purchase of the following property: 0.68 acre parcel of property identified as Pitt County tax parcel 28934 located at 431 West Fifth Street.
The minimum acceptable bid is $148,000.
Persons wishing to upset the offer that has been received shall submit a sealed bid with their offer to the office of the City of Greenville City Clerk at the following address:
City of Greenville
Office of the City Clerk
Attn: Ms. Valerie Shiuwegar
200 West Fifth Street
Greenville, NC 27834
All bids shall be submitted and delivered to the office of the City Clerk located on the First Floor of City Hall at 200 West Fifth Street by Tuesday, February 9, at 5:00 p.m. The public is advised that City offices are open to the public on a modified schedule due to the City’s current State of Emergency (hours listed below). Those that wish to submit a bid during business hours outside of the hours listed must contact Valerie Shiuwegar, City Clerk, at 252-329-4422 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
• Tuesday, Thursday – 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
At that time the City Clerk shall open the bids, if any, and the highest qualifying bid will become the new offer. If there is more than one bid in the highest amount, the first such bid received will become the new offer. No bid shall be accepted unless upon time of filing it is accompanied by a bid deposit of cash, cashier or certified check that is equal to 5% of the amount bid. As stated above, the minimum acceptable bid shall be $148,000.
The City will return the deposit on any bid not accepted, and will return the deposit on an offer subject to upset if a qualifying higher bid is received. The City will return the deposit of the final high bidder at closing. The buyer must pay cash at closing.
The City Council must approve the final high offer before the sale is closed, which it will do within 30 days after the final upset bid period has passed. The City reserves the right to withdraw the property from sale at any time before the final high bid is accepted and the right to reject at any time all bids.
The City has arranged times for prospective bidders to conduct a walk-through of the property:
- Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
- Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
- Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
- Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
- Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.
Prospective bidders interested in conducting a walk-through of the property will need to contact the City Clerk at 252-329-4422 to schedule one of the available times. Reservations will be made on a first come, first serve basis. Due to COVID-19, the City asks that prospective bidders bring no more than 2 people with them to their scheduled visit. Bidders must wear the proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
Further information may be obtained at the Office of City Clerk, 200 West Fifth Street, Greenville, NC 27834, or at telephone number (252) 329-4422 during normal business hours.