NOTICE OF REQUEST FOR BIDSThe Charlotte County Airport Authority (CCAA) will be accepting sealed bids for a land lease for the management, promotion, marketing, operation and maintenance of the facility formerly known as the Punta Gorda Speedway. The site consists of approximately 24± acres and will be leased on an “as is basis”. The first lease payment will be due nine (9) months after the execution of the lease or the first day of racing, whichever comes first. A tour of the track will be held on May 15, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Immediately following the tour a Pre-Bid meeting will be held at the Charlotte County Airport Authority’s Meeting Room, Building 313, 7375 Utilities Road (behind the Sheriff’s Office), Punta Gorda, Florida. Bid packages will be ready at that time. A second tour of the track will be held on June 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. with a meeting immediately following at the Charlotte County Airport Authority’s Meeting Room. All bids are to be sealed in an envelope clearly marked “Speedway Bid 2013-003” and received by 2:00 p.m. on July 26,2013. Bids will NOT be accepted by facsimile or e-mail. The Charlotte County Airport Authority may, in its sole and absolute discretion, accept or reject any or all bids, with or without cause, readvertise this Request for Bids (RFB), postpone or cancel, at any time, this RFB process, and accept the highest bid and responsible proposal which CCAA determines to be in its best interests. The decision of CCAA of whether to make the award and which proposal is in the best interests of CCAA shall be final. All contact shall be in writing to the following address or by email. Charlotte County Airport Authority, 28000 Airport Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33982 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.