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Lykes Fire Tower, Labelle, FL - for sale by the Florida Forest Service
99' 9" tower used for fire spotting. Tower is galvanized steel and was installed in 1935. Has a 8' x 8' (approx) one room house on the top. Windows have been broken out of the house. Steps are wood and are not safe to climb. The tower is sitting on approx 9/10 of an acre of land the sale is for the tower and the land. the sucessfull bidder will be required to pay all attorney fees for the transfer of the deed to the new owner. The tower and land is sold as is.
Description: This is a 100 ft galvanized steel fire lookout tower with original/new parts in excellent condition. The cabin is all new galvanized metal and is currently disassembled and being stored. The top of the tower is completely enclosed and has stairs all the way to the top. Blue prints for the footings are available.
Contact Info -
Ryan or Mark Phone: 715-543-2903 180 South Town Line Manitowish Waters Wi, 54545
MYAKKA FIRE TOWER
This is an 80 ft. tower with a hatch door entrance and a standard 7' X 7' ft. or 49 sq. ft. cabin
It was constructed in 1953 of galvanized steel with pressure treated wood steps and cabin floor, both of which are in poor condition. NOTE: The glass windows have been removed from the window frames in the tower cab. The residence and the small shed located near the tower are the property of the Myakka
State Park and not included in the sale. The electric service attached to the tower will be removed by the Florida Forest Service (FFS) prior to the removal of the fire tower by the winning bidder.
Tower Location: 13087 State Road 72 Sarasota, FL 34231
Driving Directions: Take I 75 south to exit 205; go east on State Road 72; go approximately 8 ½ miles. The sign for the Florida Forest Service Myakka tower site will be on the right. Turn right, and the tower will be approximately 200 ft. ahead.
Florida Department of Agriculture - Invitation to Bid SALE OF TOMOKA FIRE TOWER
BID SALE NO.: SOP/FFS-12/13-68 Agency Mailing Date: April 23, 2013 SUBMIT BIDS TO: Reason for No Bid Division of Administration (See General Condition #2) Bureau of General Services Room SB-8, Mayo Building Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0800 Attn: Christie Hutchinson, Purchasing Director Telephone: (850) 617-7181 TITLE: SALE OF TOMOKA FIRE TOWER BIDS WILL BE OPENED: JUNE 18, 2013 @ 2:00 P.M. and may not be withdrawn within 90 days after such date and time. POSTING OF BID TABULATIONS: Tabulations with recommended award(s) will be posted on or about the date indicated herein for review by interested parties on the Florida Bid System at http://myflorida.com click on Business, Doing Business with the State of Florida, Everything for Vendors and Customers, Vendor Bid System, Search Advertisements. Tabulations will remain posted for a period of seventy-two (72) hours. Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in Section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes, shall constitute a waiver of proceedings under Chapter 120, Florida Statutes. Failure to file the proper bond at the time of filing the formal protest will result in denial of the protest. Posting will be on or about June 19, 2013.