The City of Casper announced on Friday, March 22 that it is selling the former Fire Station No. 5 and a former Beverly Street Ball Fields Parcel.
“The City of Casper continues to put its unneeded City-owned properties back into productive use by selling them to the private sector for development,” the press release states. “Anyone interested in purchasing one or both of the properties listed below is encouraged to submit sealed bids.”
The City said the deadline for bidding is 5 p.m. Friday, April 12. Sealed bids must be delivered to the Community Development Office, City Hall, 200 North David Street, Casper, Wyoming 82601.
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The former Fire Station property is about 14,260 square feet, the City said. The property is zoned as R-1 (Residential Estate. The City said its “as-is” market value is $195,000.
The former Beverly Street Ball Field parcel is about 3 acres, according to the City. It consists of two platted lots located at the intersection of South Beverly Street and East 12th Street, north of Fire Station No. 3. That property is zoned as C-2 (General Business). It’s “as-is” market value is $1,255,000.
“The properties are being offered “as-is, where-is,” and the City reserves the right to reject any and all bids,” the release states. “The specific Terms and Conditions and legal descriptions may viewed in the Legal Notice on the City of Casper website (casperwy.gov), under ‘Public Notices.’”
The City said it will be offering a walk-through of the former Fire Station No. 5 property on Thursday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and on Tuesday, April 2 from noon until 1 p.m. Anyone interested may attend the walk-throughs.
Maps, plats and other information about the properties is located in the “Public Notices” section of the City’s website.
The City said people with questions about the properties or terms for the bids can contact Community Development Director Liz Becher or City Planner Craig Collins.