Tenders, RFPs and Tax Sales

The Town of Marathon has new bid opportunities open on a regular basis - please visit this area of the site often for new tender, request for proposal (RFP) and tax sale opportunities.  Available bid opportunities are listed below:


Sale of Land for Tax Arrears

By Public Tender

TAKE NOTICE that tenders are invited for the purchase of the land(s) described below and will be received until 3:00 p.m.local time on October 6, 2016 at the Town office, 4 Hemlo Drive, Marathon, Ontario.

The tenders will then be opened in public on the same day as soon as possible after 3:00 p.m.at the Town office, 4 Hemlo Drive, Marathon, Ontario

Description of Lands:     

72 Peninsula Road     Firstly:  PIN 62448-0498 LT

PCL 23229 SEC TBF; PT LT 20 CON 10 PIC; PT 1 55R6928; S/T F60074 Marathon

     Secondly:  PIN 62448-0499 LT

PCL 23230 SEC TBF; PT LT 20 CON 10 PIC; PT 2 55R6928; S/T F60073 Marathon

 Minimum Tender Amount: $83,255.30

 Tenders must be submitted in the prescribed form and must be accompanied by a deposit in the form of a money order or of a bank draft or cheque certified by a bank or trust corporation payable to the municipality and representing at least 20 percent of the tender amount.

Except as follows, the municipality makes no representation regarding the title to or any other matters relating to the land to be sold.  Responsibility for ascertaining these matters rests with the potential purchasers.

This sale is governed by the Municipal Act, 2001, and the Municipal Tax Sales Rules made under that Act.  The successful purchaser will be required to pay the amount tendered plus accumulated taxes, and the relevant land transfer tax.

 The municipality has no obligation to provide vacant possession to the successful purchaser.

 For further information regarding this sale and a copy of the prescribed form of tender, contact:

Chuck Verbo - Treasurer

The Corporation of the Town ofMarathon

P.O. Bag TM,4 Hemlo Drive

Marathon,ON P0T 2E0       229-1340, extension 2231



Bid submissions must be received at the Town Office in the specified format, complete with the required documents, clearly indicating the bid opportunity being sought, by the deadline indicated in the posting.

All bids will be opened in public on the deadline date and as soon as possible after the deadline time at the Town Office, 4 Hemlo Drive, Marathon, Ontario.