Chapter 3.08


3.08.010  Declaration required.

3.08.020  Scrap metal.

3.08.030  Auction – Date.

3.08.040  Auction – Notice.

3.08.010 Declaration required.

Property belonging to the city, of whatever kind, shall be sold only after having been declared by resolution of the city council to be surplus property of the city. (Ord. 78-6 § 1, 1978)

3.08.020 Scrap metal.

Scrap metal, when declared to be surplus property, may be sold at any time by the city manager or, if there is none, by the director of public works or other official designated by the city council, to any reputable junk dealer who regularly buys scrap metal. (Ord. 78-6 § 2, 1978)

3.08.030 Auction – Date.

Except when otherwise authorized by resolution of the city council, all other property declared to be surplus property shall be sold at public auction. For this purpose, an auction shall be conducted on the third Saturday in July of every year, commencing at 2:00 p.m. (Ord. 78-6 § 3, 1978)

3.08.040 Auction – Notice.

Notice of the auction sale, including the date, time and place, and including a description of the principal articles to be sold, shall be given as follows:

A. By publication at least two times in the Modesto Bee and in the Turlock Journal, with the first publication being at least 10 days prior to the date of sale;

B. By posting in at least three public places within the city at least 10 days prior to the date of sale. (Ord. 78-6 § 4, 1978)