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A. City To Sell Or Dispose:
1. All unclaimed, non-evidentiary personal property of a value of more than twenty dollars ($20.00), in the possession of the Police Department for a period of at least three (3) months, may be sold by the City at public auction or disposed of in any appropriate manner not in conflict with any Federal, State, or local laws or regulations.
2. The Police Department shall attempt to notify the legal owner of unclaimed property by publishing a list of unclaimed property in its custody the first week of January, April, July and October of each year on its website.
3. A properly documented finder of unclaimed property that has been held in the Police Department's custody may take possession of the property, in a manner not in conflict with any Federal, State, or local laws or regulation, if the property remains unclaimed for a period of at least three (3) months.
4. Upon proof of legal ownership, the Police Department shall restore the unclaimed property to the owner.
B. Notice Of Sale Or Disposal: If the unclaimed property is sold at public auction or disposed of in any other manner, notice of the time and place of the public auction or disposal shall be published not less than ten (10) calendar days prior to the date of public auction or disposal in a newspaper of general circulation. (Ord. 18-22, 7-16-2018)