Notice of Sale By Auction-- F/V Omikay

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Vessel to be sold: 

Approx. 36’ fishing vessel, monikered “Omikay”, currently located at Yakutat Small Boat Harbor Parking Lot (Vessel owner: James Nelson, PO BOx449, Yakutat, AK 99689

Date of Auction:             Monday, April 22, 2024 at 12:00 pm

Location of Auction:      CBY Hall

Minimum Bid:                 $2750.00

Pursuant to CCBY 16.04.120, the City and Borough of Yakutat ("the Borough") hereby gives notice of an outcry auction to be held at the date, time, and location stated above to conduct a sale of the vessel monikered "Omikay" to the highest and best bidder.  The vessel has been impounded by the Borough for delinquent moorage fees. The condition and value of the vessel are unknown. 

The sale price shall be paid in cash upon declaration of the successful bidder. The successful bidder shall be required to sign an agreement releasing the Borough from any and all liability in connection with the vessel, and the Borough shall make and deliver a Bill of Sale without warranties. The purchaser will be required to remove the vessel from CBY property on or before 4:00 pm on April 22, 2024; otherwise, the funds paid will be forfeited and the purchaser shall have no further rights to the vessel.

Any questions by potential bidders regarding this auction should be submitted to the Borough Clerk at the following email address:  clerk [at]