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131.09 DISPOSITION OF SURPLUS MUNICIPAL PERSONAL PROPERTY.
The Mayor, which is herein defined to include the Mayor’s designee, is hereby granted the authority and responsibility to provide for the orderly disposition of surplus Municipal personal property. The authority and responsibility shall be exercised in the following manner:
(a) The Mayor shall periodically prepare an itemized list of surplus municipal personal property, including motor vehicles, which is no longer useful or necessary for any current municipal purpose which list shall be provided to Council. The list shall be in such form so as to separately list all items determined by the Mayor to have a fair market value of more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), and all items determined by the Mayor to have a fair market value of one thousand dollars ($1,000) or less.
(b) For those items on the surplus property list that have been determined to have a fair market value of one thousand dollars ($1,000) or less, the Mayor shall dispose of the property upon such terms and conditions as the Mayor shall deem to be appropriate and in the best interests of the City.
(c) For those items on the surplus property list that have been determined to have a fair market value of more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), the Mayor shall submit a list of items to be disposed of to the City Council. The items shall be disposed of by public auction after advertising at least one time in a newspaper of general circulation in the City. The Mayor may secure the services of a licensed and bonded auctioneer to conduct the sale.
(d) Sales of surplus property shall be made without warranty on an as is, where is basis.
(e) The proceeds from the sale of surplus property shall be deposited in the General Fund.
(f) If, during preparation of the surplus municipal personal property list, the Mayor determines that certain municipal personal property has little or no value, the Mayor is authorized to cause such property to be properly disposed of or sold as scrap.
(g) The Mayor may sell or trade surplus municipal personal property, to another governmental agency, without the necessity of advertising bids, or auction sale, pursuant to the following procedure:
The Mayor shall notify City Council of the property to be sold or traded, its estimated fair market value, and the consideration to be received for the property.
(h) Regarding any item of surplus City property that is listed on the asset sheet of the City, the affected department must first submit to the Mayor and Auditor a deletion form that describes the item and estimated value for approval prior to placement for disposal. ( Ord. 18-08. Passed 4-15-08.)