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Swain County Surplus Property Alarka Watershed - July 2

The Swain County School System has declared surplus land formerly known as the Alarka School Watershed (Parcel 667101376328). The land is located between Alarka Road and Pigeon Gap Dr. at Latitude 35.364, Longitude -83.451.

In an as is condition the offer to purchase amount is $42,050 by Anne Sontheimer. The Swain County Board of Education purposes to accept the offer pursuant to NCGS 160a-269. The current closing date for bids is July 12, 2021. This website will be updated with new upset bids as they are presented.

Within 10 days of publishing or by 11:00 am July 12, 2021, any person may raise the bid by not less than 10% of the first $1,000.00 and 5% of the remainder. Any raised bid as set herein shall require the bidder to deposit with the Superintendent a 5% deposit of the raised amount. The Swain County Board of Education may at any time reject any and all offers.

Swain County Surplus Property Alarka School Watershed - July 1

The Swain County School System has declared surplus land formerly known as the Alarka School Watershed (Parcel 667101376328). The land is located between Alarka Road and Pigeon Gap Dr. at Latitude 35.364, Longitude -83.451.

In an as is condition the offer to purchase amount is $42,050 by Anne Sontheimer. The Swain County Board of Education purposes to accept the offer pursuant to NCGS 160a-269. The current closing date for bids is July 12, 2021. This website will be updated with new upset bids as they are presented.
Within 10 days of publishing or by 11:00 am July 12, 2021, any person may raise the bid by not less than 10% of the first $1,000.00 and 5% of the remainder. Any raised bid as set herein shall require the bidder to deposit with the Superintendent a 5% deposit of the raised amount. The Swain County Board of Education may at any time reject any and all offers.

Special Board of Education Meeting

There will be a special called meeting on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., Swain County Administration Building, 50 Main Street, 3rd Floor Auditorium, Bryson City, NC 28713 for the purpose of discussing 2020-2021 budget closeout, personnel, facilities study RFQ and policy approval. Action may be taken. The meeting will be broadcast on the school system YouTube link at Maroon Devil Network.

Surplus Property Alarka School Watershed - June 25

June 25, 2021

The Swain County School System has declared surplus land formerly known as the Alarka School Watershed (Parcel 667101376328). The land is located between Alarka Road and Pigeon Gap Dr. at Latitude 35.364, Longitude -83.451.

In an as is condition the offer to purchase amount is $40,000 by Jessica Brock. The Swain County Board of Education purposes to accept the offer pursuant to NCGS 160a-269. The current closing date for bids is July 6, 2021. This website will be updated with new upset bids as they are presented.

Within 10 days of publishing or by 11:00 am July 6, 2021, any person may raise the bid by not less than 10% of the first $1,000.00 and 5% of the remainder. Any raised bid as set herein shall require the bidder to deposit with the Superintendent a 5% deposit of the raised amount. The Swain County Board of Education may at any time reject any and all offers.

Surplus Property Alarka School Watershed - June 18

June 18, 2021

The Swain County School System has declared surplus land formerly known as the Alarka School Watershed (Parcel 667101376328). The land is located between Alarka Road and Pigeon Gap Dr. at Latitude 35.364, Longitude -83.451.

In an as is condition the offer to purchase amount is $34,500 by Anne Sontheimer. The Swain County Board of Education purposes to accept the offer pursuant to NCGS 160a-269.

Within 10 days of publishing or by 11:00 am June 28, 2021, any person may raise the bid by not less than 10% of the first $1,000.00 and 5% of the remainder. Any raised bid as set herein shall require bidder to deposit with the Superintendent a 5% deposit of the raised amount. The Swain County Board of Education may at any time reject any and all offers.

Surplus Property Alarka School Watershed

June 8, 2021 - The Swain County School System has declared surplus land formerly known as the Alarka School Watershed (Parcel 667101376328). The land is located between Alarka Road and Pigeon Gap Dr. at Latitude 35.364, Longitude -83.451.

In an, as is condition the offer to purchase amount is 32,789.00 by Jessica Brock. The Swain County Board of Education purposes to accept the offer pursuant to NCGS 160a-269. The current closing date for bids is June 18, 2021. This website will be updated with new upset bids as they are presented.

Within 10 days of publishing or by 11:00 am June 18, 2021, any person may raise the bid by not less than 10% of the first $1,000.00 and 5% of the remainder. Any raised bid as set herein shall require the bidder to deposit with the Superintendent a 5% deposit of the raised amount. The Swain County Board of Education may at any time reject any and all offers.

NC Broadband Survey

Swain County students and teachers need better high-speed broadband, and we need help finding the un- and underserved areas in our community. Please help by taking a 5-minute survey at https://ncbroadband.gov/survey today, and help our community get better connected! #NCBroadband

Special Board of Education Meeting

There will be a special called Board of Education meeting on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the Swain County Administration Building, 50 Main Street, 3rd Floor Auditorium, Bryson City, NC 28713 for the purpose of discussing finance and personnel. Action may be taken. Appropriate social distancing and mass gathering limits will be observed. The meeting will be broadcast on the school system YouTube link at Maroon Devil Network.
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