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(a) Except as provided in in subsection (c) of this section, the City Manager may authorize the sale, trade, or disposal by other means of surplus or obsolete supplies, materials and equipment no longer needed by the City with an estimated value of fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) or less. All sales, trades or disposals of surplus or obsolete property must be advertised in a manner reasonably designed to reach prospective buyers, must be made available to the public and must be disposed of in a manner reasonably designed to obtain the highest price or benefit for the City. All departments of the City shall be notified of the availability of surplus or obsolete goods at least ten (10) business days prior to the goods being made available for purchase, trade or transfer to a non-City entity. The City Manager must make a written report to the City Council of all surplus or obsolete goods within thirty (30) days of sale, trade or disposal of surplus or obsolete goods.

(b) The sale, trade or disposal by other means of surplus or obsolete supplies, materials and equipment no longer needed by the City with an estimated value of greater than fifty thousand dollars ($50,000.00) must be approved by resolution of the City Council.

(c) Collection materials removed by the Library Director pursuant to the library’s collection development policy may be sold, traded or otherwise disposed of in any manner deemed appropriate by the Library Director as long as the sale, trade or disposal is in the best interest of the library. Within thirty (30) days of the end of each fiscal year, the Library Director shall provide a full accounting to the City Manager and Council of all materials sold, traded or otherwise disposed of the prior fiscal year.

(d) All ethical and conflict of interest provisions provided by City ordinance, resolution, policy, or regulation must be fully complied with in all sales, trades, or disposals.

(Ord. 2852-2015; Repealed and Reenacted Ord. 3001-2018)

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