107.05  DISPOSAL OF CITY PERSONAL PROPERTY.
   (a)   Sale of City’s Personal Property at Auction.  Notwithstanding the other provisions of the City Code, the City Manager, Finance Director or Law Director is hereby jointly and severally authorized to sell at public auction, from time to time each year, whenever deemed necessary by the Director(s)  and without the prior approval of Council, personal property of the City as to their respective department and may secure the services of a licensed and bonded auctioneer to conduct the sale or in lieu thereof, conduct such sale by utilizing Internet or electronic auction resources.  When utilizing Internet or electronic auction resources, all alternate methods of sale offered by the selected Internet or electronic auction resource are authorized.  The City Manager, Finance Director and Law Director for their respective departments are authorized to make the determination of what constitutes property no longer needed for a municipal purpose for the purpose of this sale.
   (b)   Sale of City’s Personal Property Under $1,000.  Notwithstanding the other provisions of the City Code, personal property no longer needed for a municipal purpose having a value of less than one thousand dollars ($1,000) within a City department may be sold by the applicable director without the necessity of approval of Council, and without utilizing the proposal method of sale and/or competitive bidding.  The City Manager, Finance Director and Law Director are authorized to make the determination of what constitutes property no longer needed for a municipal purpose for purpose of this sale.
   (c)   Trade-In of Vehicles, Equipment and Machinery.  Notwithstanding the other provisions of the City Code, the City Manager, Finance Director or City Law Director may, without prior approval of Council, trade in old vehicles, equipment, machinery, or other personal property, regardless of value, on the purchase of new vehicles, equipment, machinery, or other personal property for their respective departments.
(Ord.  082-06.  Passed 9-5-06.)