The City of Ellendale will be accepting sealed bids for the sale of unsold lots in Block 2 and Block 5 and Lot 3 of Block 3 and Lot 1 of Block 4 of Ellendale Acres, Dickey County North Dakota.

  • Bids must be marked “Bid for property within Ellendale Acres” on the outside of the envelope AND contain the bid amount per specifically identified lot or lots, along with the intended purpose for development of the property and a proposed timeframe for completion.
  • Property must be developed with new construction complying with: intended purpose and all applicable zoning and building codes and building permits. Additionally, construction must begin within 1 year of signing a Purchase Agreement; AND the said construction shall be completed within 2 years from the beginning of construction per approved Building Permit.
  • Minimum bid of $1,000.00 per lot.
  • Successful bidder will enter into a purchase agreement with the City.
  • The property will be forfeited and shall revert back to the city without further action if purchaser fails to fulfill all Purchase Agreement terms.
  • A Quitclaim Deed will be issued upon successful completion of all Purchase Agreement terms.
  • Bids must be received at City Hall at 55 3 rd Ave S by 4:00 PM on June 3, 2024. Bids will be opened at 6:00 PM that same evening during the special meeting of the City Council, as the case may be.
  • The top bidders, selected in the sole discretion of the city council, for each parcel shall have the opportunity to increase bids for each such parcel through competitive oral bidding, following the bid opening during council meeting.
  • The City reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids and to waive any bid irregularities in its sole discretion. If no bids are accepted for any parcel, the City reserves the right to alter any and all terms for a future sale of such parcel.
  • In the sole discretion of the City, the Purchase Agreement may be in the form of a Contract for Deed with terms substantially similar to the blank form example, a copy of which may be reviewed at City Hall prior to the written bid submission deadline.
  • The City is in the process of re-platting Blocks two and three and a copy of the proposed re-plat is on file at City Hall.