CITY OF FRIDLEY
NOTICE OF ORDINANCE NO. 1346
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING FRIDLEY CITY CODE SECTION 102.01DISPOSAL OF LOST AND STOLEN PROPERTY TO ALLOW FOR THE PRIVATE SALE OF UNCLAIMEDPROPERTY TO A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION WITH A SIGNIFICANT MISSION OF COMMUNITYSERVICE
The Fridley City Council hereby finds after review,examination and recommendation of staff that Fridley City Code Chapter 102related to Police be hereby amended and ordains as follows:
102.01. DISPOSAL OF LOST, UNCLAIMED, ANDSTOLEN PROPERTY
Pursuant to this section, tTheAssistant City Manager/Public Safety Director shall dispose of hold apublic sale for the disposal of property lawfully coming into possession ofthe Fridley Police Department in the course of municipal operation andremaining unclaimed by the owner for a period of at least sixty (60) days. Dispositionof 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 thathas 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 topayment 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 cominginto possession of the Police Department may only occur after the PoliceDepartment has made a reasonable effort to contact the legal owner of theproperty.
PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITYCOUNCIL 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 Readingheld July 24, 2017; Published in the Fridley SunFocus August 4, 2017