Disposal of Assets Notice to Public for Bid

The LTBB Natural Resources Department is seeking to dispose of surplus equipment it has. In accordance with WAGANAKISING ODAWAK STATUTE 2012-015 ASSET DISPOSITION, the Natural Resources Department has previously offered first right of refusal to all LTBB Governmental Departments and Enterprises on the surplus equipment listed below.  No department expressed an interest in the equipment.  We will now offer them to LTBB Tribal Citizens by way of sealed bid.  All interested parties must submit a sealed bid by 4 P.M., April 23, 2021 to the LTBB Accounting Department Attn: Mandy Szocinski.  Items are located at the LTBB Natural Resources Building and can been seen by contacting the LTBB Natural Resources Department at 231-242-1670:  1. For motor speak with Kevin Donner or Doug Craven – 2. For boat & trailer speak with Doug Craven or Kevin Willis



  1. All bids must be in writing.
  2. All bids must be in a sealed envelope.
  3. All bids must be signed and dated by the individual placing the bid.
  4. All bids must include the name, address, enrollment number, and telephone number of the individual entering the bid.
  5. No bids will be accepted by LTBB after 4 PM, April 23, 2021.
  6. All surplus equipment is “as is.” The individual that wins the bidding process shall be responsible for any repair costs that may be necessary.
  7. Bids must specify which piece of equipment is being bid on.
  8. Winning bidders must produce guaranteed funds for the purchase within 7 days of the winning bid notification. (NO PERSONAL CHECKS)
  9. The equipment must be removed from its current location within 7 days of the winning bid notification.
  10. LTBB reserves the right to reject any and all bids.  We will compare bids to the current salvage value of the vehicles and no bid below the salvage value will be accepted.
  11. All conditions must be satisfied and/or approved before final authorization to take possession of the equipment will be approved.



  1. 2014 150hp Honda Outboard Motor BF150A – The Honda 150 motor was undersized for use on the captain-trainer vessel and a new, larger motor, has been placed on the vessel.  We do not have another vessel in need of a motor of this size.  To our knowledge it is in working condition and was in use through July 2020.
  2. 2001 Boston Whaler fiberglass hull Patrol Boat and associated trailer. The hull of the 2001 patrol boat is severely compromised, is no longer sea worthy and needs to be disposed of. The Department seeks to dispose of the hull and trailer. The department would need a plan of disposal form the receiving entity