Public Notice

446.7 Annual Tax Sale

Annually, on the third Monday in June the county treasurer shall offer at public sale all parcels on which taxes are delinquent. The sale shall be made for the total amount of taxes, interest, fees and costs due.

THE TAX SALE WILL BE HELD June 18th , 2018AT 7:00A.M. IN THE BENTON COUNTY COURTHOUSE. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY JUNE 13th, 2018 . THE SALE INCLUDES MOBILE HOME TAXES AND SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS, ALSO.

446.9 , subsection 2.

2. Publication of the time and place of the annual tax sale shall be made once by the treasurer in an official newspaper in the county as selected by the board of supervisors and designated by the treasurer at least one week, but not more than three weeks before the day of sale. The publication shall contain a description of the parcel to be sold that is clear, concise, and sufficient to distinguish the parcel to be sold from all other parcels. All items offered for sale pursuant to section 446.18 may be indicated by an ”s” or by an asterisk. The publication shall also contain the name of the person in whose name the parcel to be sold is taxed, the amount delinquent for which the parcel is liable each year, the amount of the interest, fees, costs, and the cost of publication in the newspaper, all to be incorporated as a single sum. The publication shall contain a statement that, after the sale, if the parcel is not redeemed within the period provided in chapter 447, the right to redeem expires and a deed may be issued.

446.15 Offer for sale.

The county treasurer shall, on the day of the sale offer for sale, separately, for the total amount due each parcel advertised for sale.

446.19B Public Nuisance Tax Sale

4. On the day of the regular tax sale, or any continuance or adjournment of the tax sale, the treasurer shall separately offer and sell those parcels listed in a verified statement timely received and properly published and which remain liable to sale for delinquent taxes. This sale shall be known as the “public nuisance tax sale”. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, the percentage interest that may be purchased in a parcel offered for sale under this section shall not be less than one hundred percent.

5. To be eligible to bid on parcels under this section, a prospective bidder shall enter into a rehabilitation agreement with the county, or with the city if the property is located within a city, to demonstrate the intent to rehabilitate the property for use as housing if the property is not redeemed.

446.25 Sale adjourned.

When all parcels advertised for sale have been offered and parcels remain unsold for want of bidders, the county treasurer shall adjourn the sale to some day not exceeding two months from adjournment, due notice of which day shall be given at the time of adjournment, and by keeping the notice posted in a conspicuous place in the treasurer’s office. Further notice is not necessary. On the day fixed by the adjournment, the same proceedings shall occur as in the first instance. Further adjournments shall be made, not exceeding intervals of two months, and the sales continue until the next regular annual sale or until all parcels are sold.

Deadline for paying taxes to avoid being sold at tax sale is 4:30 pm on June 15th, 2018. Further information may be obtained by contacting:

Benton County Treasurers’ Office

111 E 4th St, Ste 3

PO Box 840

Vinton, IA 52349

at www.iowatreasurers.org,

by phone at: (319)472-2439, or by email: bctreas@co.benton.ia.us,

 

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