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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 5.60 Sale of Surplus and Condemned Property

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Chapter 5.60
Sale of Surplus and Condemned Property

Sections:

5.60.010 Procedure.
5.60.020 Disposition of proceeds.
5.60.025 Donation of fire suppression and protection equipment.
5.60.027 Donation of surplus property.

City Counselor Ops.: 7917, 10438

5.60.010 Procedure.

The Supply Commissioner, when directed by the Comptroller, shall advertise in newspaper of general circulation doing city advertising for at least three days, for proposals for the purchase by bid or public auction of all surplus, condemned or other refuse property under his control. Such advertisement shall state specifically the character and quality of the article to be disposed of, the time and place, when and where bids shall be opened or when and where the Supply Commissioner shall hold a public auction. Provided however, the right of Comptroller to reject any or all bids or offers at public auction is to be reserved, and that any rejection or award be done with the consent and approval of the Mayor.
(Ord. 58440 1, 1981: 1960 C. 87.010: 1948 C. Ch. 23 132.)

5.60.020 Disposition of proceeds.

The money received from the sale of all surplus, condemned or other refuse property, shall, within one week from the day of sale, be paid by the supply commissioner into the City Treasury, taking the Treasurer's receipt in duplicate therefor, and filing one of those receipts with the Comptroller.
(1960 C. 87.020: 1948 C. Ch. 23 133.)

5.60.025 Donation of fire suppression and protection equipment.

A. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other ordinance, the Supply Commissioner is authorized to donate, upon approval of the Board of Standardization, used equipment to suppress fire or fire protection clothing to another fire department, association or district if the following conditions are met: (1) such equipment is approved by the state Fire Marshal or his designee; (2) the receiving agency demonstrates to the state Fire Marshal's office and the Supply Commissioner that the equipment received works properly; and (3) the Supply Commission informs the receiving agency in writing of any defects in the equipment about which is known. The provisions of this section shall not authorize the Supply Commissioner to donate motor vehicles used to suppress fires.

B. If any other conditions in subsection A of this section are not met, the offer of donation shall be withdrawn and the equipment or clothing shall be returned to the City and shall remain the property of the City.
(Ord. 66438 1, 2, 2004.)

5.60.027 Donation of surplus property.

A. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other ordinance concerning the disposition of surplus property, the Supply Commissioner, upon approval of the Board of Standardization, may donate to not-for-profit corporations or museums surplus property that has educational or historical value if said property will be accessible to the general public.

B. The Board of Standardization shall promulgate rules and regulations to further the intent of the ordinance codified in this section.
(Ord. 67085 1, 2, 2006.)

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