Public Notices

Posted on: July 27, 2017

Notice of Ordinance No. 1346 Disposal of Unclaimed Property

CITY OF FRIDLEY

(Legal Notice)

NOTICE OF ORDINANCE NO. 1346

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING FRIDLEY CITY CODE SECTION 102.01
DISPOSAL OF LOST AND STOLEN PROPERTY TO ALLOW FOR THE PRIVATE SALE OF UNCLAIMEDPROPERTY TO A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION WITH A SIGNIFICANT MISSION OF COMMUNITY
SERVICE

 The Fridley City Council hereby finds after review,examination and recommendation of staff that Fridley City Code Chapter 102
related to Police be hereby amended and ordains as follows:

102.01.  DISPOSAL OF LOST, UNCLAIMED, ANDSTOLEN PROPERTY

Pursuant to this section, tThe
Assistant City Manager/Public Safety Director shall dispose of hold apublic sale for the disposal of property lawfully coming into possession of
the Fridley Police Department in the course of municipal operation andremaining unclaimed by the owner for a period of at least sixty (60) days. Disposition
of such property may be by live public auction, online public auction or, uponapproval of the City Council, by private sale to a non-profit organization that
has a significant mission of community service.
  Public sales shall be held at least annually.,tThe proceeds from said such salesshall be deposited with the Treasurer of the City of Fridley and become part ofthe General Fund. The former owner of sold property shall have the right to
payment of the sale price from the fund upon application and satisfactory proofof ownership within the six (6) months of the sale. Notice of saidpublic live auction sales shall be given in a legal newspaper atleast ten (10) days prior to said such sale.  Any disposition of property lawfully coming
into possession of the Police Department may only occur
after the PoliceDepartment has made a reasonable effort to contact the legal owner of the
property.  

PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY
COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FRIDLEY THIS 24th DAY OF JULY 2017.

/S/ Scott J. Lund, Mayor

ATTEST:         DebraA. Skogen, City Clerk

First reading held July 10, 2017; Second Reading
held July 24, 2017; Published in the Fridley SunFocus August 4, 2017

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