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Brooklawn’s St. Maurice Property Listed Again for Public Sale; Sealed Bids Due April 14, 2021

The property is once again up for public sale.

On Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 1:00 p.m., the Brooklawn Board of Education (BOE) will be receiving sealed bids for the public sale of the St. Maurice property located at 401 Community Road and described as Block 205, Lot 2.

The BOE previously authorized a public sale of the property on June 25, 2020.


Specifications and other bid information (“Bid Specifications”), including special Covid instructions for submitting the bid and observing the opening and all of the terms and conditions of the sale, may be obtained from the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary, by calling him at telephone 856-547-8467, x124 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or by email to sdutkin@alicecostello.com.

The BOE has resolved that the Business Administrator/Board Secretary will conduct the sale.

The resolution authorizing the sale was considered and passed by the BOE at its meeting on March 18, 2021 and is part of the bid package.


The BOE also provides that the School District reserves the right to reject all bids if the highest bid is not accepted, and/or, if the successful bidder does not close on the transfer of the Property, to consider the next highest bidders in succession of highest bid price.

Subject to the terms and conditions of this Notice, the Bid Specifications and the Board of Education’s resolution, the sale shall be awarded to the highest qualified bidder, who must thereafter meet all applicable requirements of the Bid Specifications.

The bid award, if any, shall be considered by the Board of Education at a meeting scheduled for April 29, 2021, or at the next meeting of the Board.

The June 25, 2020 meeting minutes indicate: “Church update – no bids for bid opening today.” And “There were three bids, what happened.”

Screenshot taken from the June 25, 2020 meeting minutes.

Also during the June 25, 2020 meeting, the church property was discussed during Executive Session.

Screenshot taken from the June 25, 2020 meeting minutes.

According to the July 23, 2020 meeting minutes, the Facilities Committee had met with the realtor and the property would be continued to be marketed. “COVID-19 eliminated some buyers.”

Screenshot taken from the July 23, 2020 meeting minutes.

During the BOE’s meeting on August 20, 2020, a motion was approved for the church parking lot site usage for Hogs and Hot Dogs for the 2020-2021 school year, the minutes indicate.

Board member, James Everett stated: “We met with the realtor. Church continues to be marketed. Working with this realtor until at least January 2021.”

Screenshot taken from the July 23, 2020 meeting minutes.

The property is listed with Wolf Commercial Real Estate for $785,000.

To view the sales brochure, click the image below.

*Post was updated on May 25, 2022 at 7:30 p.m.