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City of Walker Will Accept Street Closure Applications Beginning in 2021

The City of Walker will start reaccepting street closure applications beginning in 2021, except for in the Northside construction area until construction is completed in spring of 2021.

The City of Walker Will Accept Sealed Bids for Excess Property and Building Sale Located at 207 Fourth Street North, Walker, MN 56484

City of Walker

Excess Land and Building Sale

Physical Address – 207 Fourth Street North, Walker, Minnesota 56484


The office of the City of Walker Administrator will receive sealed bids for the sale of the following described real property (land and building):

Parcel No. 96-337-0940

Legal Description

LOTS 10 THRU 12 & 10 FT OF VAC ALLEY BLK 9.

 

The above described real property (land and building) will be sold in its current condition. The sale and planned future development/use of the above described property is subject to any and all existing easements and public road rights-of-way of record, as well as to City and County ordinances as applicable.

If you are interested in viewing the above described property and building, please contact Hope Fairchild, City Administrator by phone at 218-547-5501, or by email at hopef@arvig.net.

The office of the City of Walker Administrator, Walker City Hall, P.O. Box 207, 205 Minnesota Avenue West, Walker, MN 56484 will accept sealed bids until 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31st, 2020. The City of Walker will open and read aloud the sealed bids on Monday, January 4th, 2021 beginning at 6:05 p.m. at Walker Fire Hall, 701 Elm Avenue, Walker, MN 56484. Special note – any bid submitted which is less than $25,000 will not be considered.

A bid bond or cashier’s check equal to at least 5% of the total bid amount must accompany the sealed bid. The cashier’s check should be payable to the City of Walker. The City of Walker will require payment in full at the time of closing. In addition to the total base bid amount, the successful bidder will be responsible for the legal publication cost, any County and/or City deferred, pending, or current assessments, any legal costs relating to this sale and all other costs, fees (recording fee and well certificate fee), taxes (deed tax), etc. associated with the closing of the sale.

The City of Walker reserves the right to open competitive bidding immediately after the bids have been opened and read on Monday, January 4th, 2021 at 6:05 p.m., from the floor to those individuals/entities that submitted a qualified sealed bid on or before 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31st, 2020.

A qualified sealed bid will consist of the following: the City Official Bid Form, the total base bid amount, which excludes the additional costs noted above, a preferred closing date for the property transaction, contact information (address, phone number, and email address), signature and either a bond bid or a cashier’s check equal to at least 5% of the total base bid amount. An official bid form can be obtained from Walker City Hall during normal business hours, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or can be downloaded from the City website at: www.ci.walker.mn.us.

The Walker City Council will award the sale of the above described property on Monday, January 4th, 2021 to the highest and most responsible bidder (the bid most favorable to the City); however, the Walker City Council does reserve the right to reject any and/or all bids.

Questions regarding this property sale must be addressed to Hope Fairchild, City Administrator by phone at 218-547-5501 or by email at hopef@arvig.net.

 

Hope Fairchild, City Administrator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notice of the Walker Municipal Airport Master Plan Public Open House

Notice of the Walker Municipal Airport Master Plan Public Open House

Monday, November 2, 2020
5:00 – 6:00 p.m. (Prior to City Council Meeting)
Walker Fire Hall
701 Elm Avenue, Walker, MN

The City of Walker is finalizing a 20-year Master Plan for the Walker Municipal Airport. The City is hosting a public open house to present the recommended airport facility improvements. Boards depicting the phases of the Master Plan project will be available to view. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and provide comments. All interested persons are invited to attend and present their views on the recommended airport improvements. A presentation of the final draft of the Airport Layout Plan will be given during the City Council meeting. 

City of Walker

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Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM CST