Notice is hereby given that sealed Bids for the cash renting, for farming only, of one parcel of farm ground that is the property of the LaPorte Community School Corporation, 1000 Harrison Street, will be received at:

LaPorte Community School Corporation Educational Services Center 1000 Harrison Street,

LaPorte, Indiana, 46350 Bids will be received from 10:00 a.m. CST (Local Time), Monday, January 25, 2021, until 10:00 a.m. CST (Local Time), Monday, February 1, 2021. Bids received after that time will be returned unopened. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 10:00 CST on Monday, February 1, 2021 at the LaPorte Community School Corporation Education Services Center, 1000 Harrison Street, LaPorte IN, 46350. The bids will be open to public inspection at any time after they are opened. The property is offered for lease as stipulated by IC 36-1-11-4 and includes a portion of parcel 46-10-11-226-007.000-061 totaling approximately 25 acres. The property is offered under the following terms and conditions: • The bids shall be for the period: March 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022 (one year). Said period to include harvesting. The bid amount shall be stated in an annual amount to cash rent the parcel of property for the one-year period. The bid shall be for the annual rent regardless of the actual tillable acreage due to ditches and fence lines. • The acreage shall be shall be used only for farming purposes and the successful bidder shall be responsible for reasonable mowing and maintenance of perimeter areas. • All seed, fertilizers, etc… shall be the responsibility of the awardee. • The awardee shall carry no less than $1,000,000 of liability insurance for the period outlined above, with the LaPorte Community School Corporation named as additional insured. • Payments shall be due on June 1st of each year of the agreement. • The awardee shall not sub-lease the rented ground for any purpose. • Termination of the lease prior to the expiration date shall be by mutual consent only. A prospectus of the offering, including this Notice, a diagram of the property offered for sale, and the Bid Form, is available for download at Bids shall be submitted on forms provided in the prospectus. Bid security is not required. Each Bid shall be delivered in a sealed envelope plainly labeled to indicate the following: Addressed to: LaPorte Community School Corporation Education Services Center 1000 Harrison Street, LaPorte, IN 46350

Attn: 2021 Farm Lease Bid The name and return address of the Bidder. The Owner reserves the right to accept or reject any or all Bids, and to waive any informalities or errors in the Bid process, for a period of sixty (60) days after the receipt of Bids. The Owner intends to award the sale of the properly to highest and best bid, as permitted under IC 36-1-11-4. The bid will not be awarded to any person who is ineligible pursuant to IC 36-1-11-16. Any bid submitted by a trust (as defined by IC 30-4-1-1(a) must identify each beneficiary of the trust and the settlor empowered to revoke or modify the trust. Requests to review the property, or to receive clarification of the requirements for submitting a bid, shall be directed to the office of: LaPorte Community School Corporation 1000 Harrison Street, LaPorte, IN 46350 219-362-7056 Greg Hunt



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