Chapter 20.24
DETERMINING WHICH BOROUGH LANDS MAY BE SOLD OR RETAINED

Sections:

20.24.010    Nomination of borough land to be sold or retained.

20.24.020    Selection of borough land to be sold or retained.

20.24.030    Retained borough land.

20.24.010 Nomination of borough land to be sold or retained.

A borough resident, including the mayor, may nominate borough lands to be sold or retained by filing a written nomination with the division of land management. The division of land management shall establish and maintain on the borough website an online list of parcels available for nomination with a brief description of the parcel and its approximate location. (Ord. 2013-85 § 11, 2013; Ord. 99-020 § 12, 1999; amended during 1993 republication; Ord. 86-056 § 2, 1986. 2004 Code § 25.20.010.)

20.24.020 Selection of borough land to be sold or retained.

The mayor shall, at a minimum, biennially in August present to the assembly a written summary of the parcels proposed for sale or retention and a list of all other nominated land. The summary shall also contain a plan for implementing the sale or retention of the proposed parcels. An ordinance implementing the plan in whole or in part may be introduced for parcels intended to be disposed of in the current fiscal year after the public open house and presentation to the assembly. Anticipated future fiscal year’s land sales may be included in the ordinance if the sale is contingent on consistency with an approved concept design plan (including configuration, size of lots, and easements). (Ord. 2017-03 § 2, 2017; Ord. 2013-85 § 11, 2013; Ord. 86-056 § 2, 1986. 2004 Code § 25.20.030.)

20.24.030 Retained borough land.

A. The assembly shall by ordinance retain borough land if the assembly determines that the land poses a danger to public health, safety or welfare because of a geophysical hazard.

B. The assembly may by ordinance retain borough land for a public purpose or public use.

C. An ordinance required by this section shall contain the legal description of the property, and the address or a general description of the property sufficient to provide the public with notice of the location of the land.

D. Notwithstanding any other provision of this title, the mayor may not sell, lease, grant an easement on, grant an extraction license on, or otherwise transfer retained borough land unless authorized to do so by ordinance, except that the mayor may permit temporary or casual use of borough land without assembly authorization. (Ord. 2013-85 § 11, 2013; Ord. 86-056 § 2, 1986. 2004 Code § 25.20.040.)