Resolves

124th Legislature

First Regular Session



Chapter 7

S.P. 39 - L.D. 90

Resolve, Authorizing the State Tax Assessor To Convey the Interest of the State in Certain Real Estate in the Unorganized Territory

Sec. 1. State Tax Assessor authorized to convey real estate. Resolved: That the State Tax Assessor is authorized to convey by sale the interest of the State in real estate in the Unorganized Territory as indicated in this resolve. Except as otherwise directed in this resolve, the sale must be made to the highest bidder subject to the following provisions.

1. Notice of the sale must be published 3 times prior to the sale, once each week for 3 consecutive weeks, in a newspaper in the county where the real estate lies, except in those cases in which the sale is to be made to a specific individual or individuals as authorized in this resolve, in which case notice need not be published.

2. A parcel may not be sold for less than the amount authorized in this resolve. If identical high bids are received, the bid postmarked with the earliest date is considered the highest bid.

If bids in the minimum amount recommended in this resolve are not received after the notice, the State Tax Assessor may sell the property for not less than the minimum amount without again asking for bids if the property is sold on or before April 1, 2010.

Employees of the Department of Administrative and Financial Services, Bureau of Revenue Services and spouses, siblings, parents and children of employees of the Bureau of Revenue Services are barred from acquiring from the State any of the real property subject to this resolve.

Upon receipt of payment as specified in this resolve, the State Tax Assessor shall record the deed in the appropriate registry at no additional charge to the purchaser before sending the deed to the purchaser.

Abbreviations and plan and lot references are identified in the 2006 State Valuation. Parcel descriptions are as follows:

2006 MATURED TAX LIENS
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Prentiss TWP, Penobscot County
Map PE038, Plan 11, Lot 26 195400208-3
Noons, William 105 acres

TAX LIABILITY
2006 $85.82
2007 81.57
2008 82.24
2009 (estimated) 82.24
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Estimated Total Taxes $331.87
Interest 17.77
Costs 26.00
Deed 8.00
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Total $383.64
Recommendation: Sell to Noons, William for $383.64. If he does not pay this amount within 60 days after the effective date of this resolve, sell to the highest bidder for not less than $400.00.
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T1 R1 NBKP (Rockwood Strip), Somerset County
Map SO033, Plan 8, Lots 36.6, 36.7 and 36.8 258440128-2
McCormick, George R., Jr. 0.31 acre and building

TAX LIABILITY
2005 $69.42
2006 180.09
2007 177.72
2008 278.57
2009 (estimated) 278.57
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Estimated Total Taxes $984.37
Interest 51.56
Costs 26.00
Deed 8.00
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Total $1,069.93
Recommendation: Sell to McCormick, George R., Jr. for $1,069.93. If he does not pay this amount within 60 days after the effective date of this resolve, sell to the highest bidder for not less than $1,075.00.
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T10 R3 NBPP, Washington County
Map WA024, Plan 2, Lot 1 298050016-1
Craig, Sherwood H. 15.25 acres

TAX LIABILITY
2006 $340.36
2007 323.00
2008 297.14
2009 (estimated) 297.14
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Estimated Total Taxes $1,257.64
Interest 70.43
Costs 26.00
Deed 8.00
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Total $1,362.07
Recommendation: Sell to Craig, Sherwood H. for $1,362.07. If he does not pay this amount within 60 days after the effective date of this resolve, sell to the highest bidder for not less than $1,375.00.
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