County Requests Proposals For SR4 Land Sale

COUNTY News:

Release of Request For Proposal State Road 4 and Rover Blvd Land Sale RFP 2014-1944.

On March 10, 2014, Los Alamos County released for review and response a Request for Proposal State Road 4 and Rover Blvd Land Sale (RFP 2014-1944) for the sale of the parcel(s) of land known as Tract J-2 and Tract JA (referenced above and on the sidebar). 

Hard copy packets of the RFP and all documentation are available at the Los Alamos County Community Development Offices – 1000 Central Ave., Suite 150, Los Alamos, NM 87544. 

The timeline for review and response is as follows:

  • Publication and Release March 10, 2014
  • Preproposal Meeting March 26, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the County Community Development Conference Room located at 1000 Central Ave. Ste 150, Los Alamos, NM 87544.
  • Preresponse Question Deadline March 31, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
  • Submission Due April 21, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. Submission is required to be either hand delivered to the office of Los Alamos County Community Development Department at 1000 Central Ave. Ste 150, Los Alamos, NM 87544 or postmarked April 21, 2014 and mailed to the same address. 
  • Submittal Review April 28 through May 9, 2014.
  • Schedule for Interviews May 2014 – TBD

All documentation is available on this webpage (on the sidebar) and also on the County of Los Alamos FTP site

Project History

State Road 4 and Rover Boulevard is owned by Los Alamos County. Ownership of the property was previously held by the US Department of Energy (DOE). The tracts of land (JA and J) were included in a bulk parcel of land that was transferred from the DOE to Los Alamos County in the fall of 2002. 

Tract JA was previously developed with a fire station. The fire station was demolished in 2007 and the parcel has since remained vacant. Both tracts were paved with asphalt in about 2007. The subject sites were most recently used as a ‘park-and-ride’ lot for visitors to Bandelier National Monument, this use has since ceased. 

Tract JA and Tract J were recently re-zoned to a Downtown district: Neighborhood Center Overlay zone (DT-NCO District). The neighborhood center overlay zone in the downtown district is a mixed-use zone combining residential, office, commercial, civic and other uses at a higher density. The DT-NCO District allowed uses can be found in the Los Alamos County Municipal Code in Section 16-285 (Use Index). The DT-NCO Information can also be found here.

Tract J recently went through a summary lot split and is now Tract J-1 and J-2. Tract J-1 will be retained by the County of Los Alamos for future infrastructure needs. Tract J-2 contains 1.2218 acres of land and is part of the Request for Proposal Offering along with Tract JA which contains .8545 acres of land. Because the history of the two lots are somewhat confusing, be advised, the only two lots being offered in this project are Tract J-2 and Tract JA.

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