EXCESS LAND SALE
City of Walker
Excess Land Sale
Physical Address – N/A
The office of the City of Walker Administrator will receive sealed bids for the sale of the following described real property (land):
Parcel No. 96-027-0001
NE ¼ OF ¼, SEC 27-142-31
The above-described real property (land) 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.
The City of Walker is requiring the completed construction of a residence to happen three years after the purchase of the afore listed property.
If you are interested in viewing the above-described property, please contact Hope Fairchild, City Administrator by phone at 218-547-5501, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. The City of Walker will open and read aloud the sealed bids on Monday, May 3rd, 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 $73,500.00 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, May 3rd, 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 Wednesday, April 28th, 2021.
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, May 3rd, 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 email@example.com.