Proposals being taken now for agricultural leases within reserve

  • Friday, July 12, 2019 6:22pm
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Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve issued a request for proposals for award of up to three agricultural leases within the reserve, which include 222 acres of cropland and 131,000 square feet of facilities from a former dairy, according to a press release.

These leases will continue a long history of farming on Central Whidbey Island.

Each lease opportunity varies in size and scale.

The Park Service issued the request for proposal on July 2, with proposals due no later than 4 p.m. on Sept. 26.

Proposals must be received by the Pacific West Regional Office, Attn: Commercial Services Manager, 333 Bush St., Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104, by the deadline in order to be evaluated and considered for award of a lease.

Those interested are welcome to submit proposals on up to all three lease opportunities.

The Park Service will hold a one-day site visit at Ebey’s Reserve on Tuesday, July 16.

The request for proposals is available on the Federal Business Opportunities website at www.fbo.gov.

There is no cost to download the documents from the website. To recieve a copy of the RFP, contact Sue Eibeck via email at sue_eibeck@nps.gov to be placed on the mailing list to receive notifications of any future modifications or other correspondence.

Questions regarding the lease opportunities at Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve must be received in writing no later than 4 p.m. July 23. Direct them to Sue Eibeck, commercial services specialist, National Park Service, Pacific West Regional Office, at the above address or email.

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