§ 37.02  DISPOSITION OF SURPLUS, SALVAGE OR DATA PROCESSING PROPERTY.
   (A)   A department that determines it has surplus or salvage property shall create a list for the accountant of the property's description, number, locations, condition, original cost or value (if known), date of acquisition (if known), whether the property is surplus, salvage property or data processing property, and the resale value of the property.
   (B)   The accountant shall present the list to the City Administrator or his or her designee to submit the list for Council approval at a future Council meeting.
   (C)   Once the Council has approved the list, the City Administrator or his or her designee may dispose of the property by way of competitive sealed bids, public auction, or internet auction, including a sale using a private internet auction site, or as otherwise provided in this division or division (D) below.  The city may contract with a private vendor to assist with the sale of the property.
      (1)   Every sale of an item of property with a value equal to or exceeding $1,000 must be made by way of competitive sealed bids, public auction, or internet auction and in accordance with the notice requirements of § 37.03; and
      (2)   Every sale of an item of property with a value of less than $1,000 must be made by way of competitive sealed bids or internet auction available exclusively to the residents and employees of the city;
      (3)   Sale of the city's surplus, salvage, or data processing property may be directly to other governmental entities (local, state, or federal) without having to follow the notice requirement provisions of § 37.03;
      (4)   Surplus, salvage, or data processing property maybe offered as a trade-in for new property of the same general type if the City Administrator considers that action to be in the best interests of the city; This section does not apply to the disposal of abandoned or impounded property for which state law sets forth specific procedures.
   (D)   Disposal of surplus, salvage, or data processing property may be made pursuant to § 37.04 if:
      (1)   A bidding method of disposal is used and no bids are received at auction or by the deadline for receipt of bids, for property with a value equal to or exceeding $1,000;  or
      (2)   A bidding method of disposal is used and no bids are received at auction or by the deadline for receipt of bids for property with a value of less than $1,000.
(Ord. 990706, passed 7-6-1999; Ord. 160802, passed 8-2-2016)