The City of Cresco, Iowa will accept sealed bids for the rent of the crop ground located at the Cresco Airport, consisting of of approximately 79 acres, more or less, located in the Northwest Quarter (NW 1/4) of 27-99-11. Bids should be made and submitted on a per-acre basis. The City will award the contract to the highest bidder. A successful bidder will be required to enter into a three-year lease to prepared by the City. The annual cash rent will be due March 1st of each year. The City reserves the right to reject any and all bids.
Tenant must be in compliance with the Airport Height Restrictions contained in the Code of Ordinances of the City of Cresco and any state, federal or local regulations. Specifically, no crops greater than 4 feet tall may be planted within the first 100 feet from each side of the runway, and only beans, oats, hay or small grains may be grown on the leased premises. Corn may be grown outside the 100-foot buffer.
Sealed bids should be submitted to the office of the City Clerk at 130 N. Park Place Cresco, IA 52136 in writing no later than 1:00 p.m. on November 15, 2021.