PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the County of Wilkes (hereinafter the “County”), through action of its Board of Commissioners and upon the recommendation of the Wilkes County Airport Board, pursuant to North Carolina General Statutes 153A-176, 160A-272, and 63-53(3), proposes to enter into a Lease Agreement with Thomas Gorich (hereinafter “Gorich”) for the lease of certain real property at the Wilkes County Airport.  Said Lease Agreement (hereinafter “Agreement”) contains, but is not limited to, the following terms:

1.    DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY TO BE LEASED: The Agreement is for the lease of approximately 21,648 square feet of ground space, together with a hangar situated thereon which is owned by the County and which is approximately 4,259 square feet in size, said hangar being located at 254 Corporate Aviation Drive.  The County has secured a survey of said property in order to more fully and accurately describe the same, and the description from this survey will be attached as an exhibit to the Agreement.  

2.    AMOUNT AND TERMS OF OFFER: Gorich proposes to lease the above described property from the County, and the County proposes to lease the same to Gorich, for an initial term of two (2) years, with a maximum of four (4) automatic renewal terms of two (2) years each unless either party provides notice to the other at least thirty (30) days prior to the end of the term that the Agreement will not be renewed.  Rental to be paid by Gorich to the County would be the sum of $500.00 per month.  Gorich would be responsible for payment of all utilities, contents insurance, and liability insurance.  The County would be responsible for insurance on the hangar.  Gorich would be responsible for all repairs and maintenance, except that the County would agree to perform an annual inspection on the overhead doors and to perform any maintenance thereon necessitated by the results of said inspection.  The Agreement provides that its primary purpose is for the storage of aircraft by Gorich.  Said lease shall in all respects be subject to the Rules and Regulations for the Wilkes County Airport.

FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that the Wilkes County Board of Commissioners intends to authorize and approve the Agreement at its regular meeting on October 15, 2019, in the Commissioners’ Room at the Wilkes County Office Building in Wilkesboro, North Carolina.  Any person who wishes to obtain a copy of the Agreement prior to said meeting should contact the office of Anthony R. Triplett, Wilkes County Attorney, 922 C Street, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina 28659, (336) 667-7201.

This the 6th day of September, 2019.



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