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NOTICE OF WALKER LIBRARY BOARD WORK SESSION

LIBRARY BOARD WORK SESSION NOTICE

DATE AND TIME: TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd, 2021 AT 6:00 P.M.
LOCATION: WALKER PUBLIC LIBRARY IN LOWER LEVEL OF AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK, 100 HIGHLAND AVENUE, WALKER, MN 56484

The Library Board will hold a work session to assemble a presentation on the old “Lucky Moose” building as the new Walker Public Library location for Walker City Council consideration.

The Walker Library Board will not discuss any other matters at said work session.

Sincerely,

Hope Fairchild, City Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer

Posted on website and on City’s principal bulletin board on Thursday, February 18th, 2021.

SOQ FOR AIRPORT ENGINEERING SERVICES

WALKER MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
WALKER, MINNESOTA
SEEKS STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS (SOQ)
FOR ENGINEERING CONSULTANT

The City of Walker seeks Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from an engineering consultant firm to oversee capital improvements at the Walker Municipal Airport for a five-year contract period beginning March 1, 2021.  The process will be in accordance with FAA AC 150/5100-14E.

As well as providing engineering services for specific capital projects relating to airport maintenance, enhancement and long-term development, the consultant will also serve as a link and facilitator between the City and such agencies as the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), Office of Aeronautics and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The consultant also should expect to work with the City on matters relating to airport planning and zoning, legislative and congressional activities affecting airports, and other advisory activities as needed.

The following projects are currently listed on the airport’s Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) or have the potential to occur within the five-year contract period.  These will be included within the scope of the consultant contract:

  • Fuel System Upgrades
  • Multi-Unit T-Hangar
  • Hangar/T-Hangar Removal and Site Grading
  • Hangar Site Improvements
  • Runway, Taxiway, Apron Rehabilitation and/or Reconstruction
  • Routine Airside and Landside Pavement Maintenance
  • Tree Obstruction Removal
  • Snow Removal Equipment Acquisition
  • Miscellaneous Environmental Studies
  • Snow Removal Equipment building
  • Land acquisition & easement acquisition
  • Runway lighting replacement
  • Perimeter fencing

Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) should be received by the City no later than close of business Friday, February 19, 2021, to allow adequate time for review. The SOQ should be limited to 20 pages maximum covering airport familiarity and project understanding, project team, and relevant experience.  Three (3) copies of each printed item should be provided. Materials may be sent by mail to:

Hope Fairchild, City Administrator
City of Walker
P.O. Box 207
Walker, MN 56484

Additional information is available from Hope Fairchild at the address above, by phone at 218-547-5501, or by email at hfairchild@ci.walker.mn.us. To ensure a fair review and selection process, firms submitting proposals are requested to refrain from contacting other City Staff or Council Members regarding these proposals. The City of Walker will review all submitted Statements of Qualifications and will make a final determination on a successful candidate on or about March 1, 2021.

CITY COUNCIL HYBRID MEETING

The City of Walker Council Meeting will be a “hybrid meeting” taking place with two (2) options. You can attend in person at the Walker Fire Hall located at 701 Elm Avenue, Walker, MN 56484, or attend virtually via Zoom by sending a request to hfairchild@ci.walker.mn.us by Friday, February 26th at 3 p.m.

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