NEW HOME RESIDENTIAL TAX ABATEMENT PROGRAM – This tax abatement program applies to the 2017 Walcott Urban Revitalization Area which consists of the vacant lots in the Westbrook Subdivisions. These residential lots are eligible to receive an exemption from taxation on the first $75,000 of actual value added by the construction of a new single family home for a period of five years.
The property owner must apply to the City for an exemption by February 1st of the assessment year for which the exemption is first claimed. For further information, contact Lisa at City Hall.
The City of Walcott is taking bids for the sale of a Galion Roll o Matic Roller/Compactor. This machine has 962 hrs. For further information or viewing, please contact Paul Stagg, Public Works Director, at 563.320.2406, Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Written, sealed bids will be accepted at Walcott City Hall at 128 W. Lincoln Street, Attn: Galion Roller, PO Box 247, Walcott, IA 52773. Bids will be accepted until 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11th, 2018, at which time they will be opened and read aloud at Walcott City Hall. The equipment will be sold “As Is” without warranty as to condition. The City of Walcott has a right to reject any or all bids.