AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF OF THE VILLAGE GRANVILLE ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR THE DISPOSITION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY AND PROPERTY HELD BY THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND TO REPEAL EXISTING SECTIONS OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF GRANVILLE, OHIO:
Section I: That Section 125. 11 of the Code of Ordinances of Granyille, Ohio, is hereby amended as follows:
125. 11 SALE OR OTHER DISPOSITION OF SURPLUS PROPERTY.
The Village Manager is authorized and directed to provide for the sale of surplus equipment and supplies, including motor vehicles, in the following manner:
a) At such time as equipment, including motor vehicles, and supplies of the Village serve no useful municipal
purpose, the Village Manager shall provide for the sale of such equipment or supplies as provided in this section. eSaucchh dcaelteenrmdainr ation shall bd made not less than once during year.
b) Sale of surplus equipment, as determined under subsection
a) hereof, shall be sold by the Village Manager by one or more of the following methods:
1) By the acceptance of sealed bids, after advertising not less than one time in a newspaper of general circulation in the Village.
2) By p6blic auction, after advertisement for not less thanione time in a newspaper of general circulation in the Village.
c) dTheepopsriotecdeeds for the sale of surplus property shall be in the Village treasury to the credit of the division having jurisdiction and control over such property. d) The Village Manager shall keep full and accurate records of the sale of such property.
e) TshueppVliiellsage Manager shall estimate the value of equipment or to be sold under the provisions of this section. The sale of equipment or supplies having as estimated value in excess of one thousand dollars 1($,000) shall be authorized by Council before sale as provided in subsection (b) 1() hereof. mThienuateusthoofrization shall be made by motion entered upon the Council.
Section II: That Chapter 501 of the Code of Ordinances of Granville, Ohio, is hereby amended by adding Section 501. 13, as follows:
501. 13 DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY HELD BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
a) sPeroizpeedrty which has been lost, abandoned, stolen or lawfully or forfeited and is in the custody of the Police Division shall be deposited and kept in a location designated by the Mayor. A record of all such property shall be main- tained, which will include the name of the owner, if known, the person from whom received and the location where found with general circumstances. All property which is evidence oshf all be kept until it is no longer needed and then disposed pursuant to this section
b) The Police Division shall make a reasonable effort to notify the person entitled to possession of property in its custody and indicate where such property may be claimed.
c) Aofpperrsoopnerltoysewsheann: y right he may have to title or possession
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1) It was the subject or was used in a conspiracy or attempt to commit, or the commission of an offense
other than a traffic offense, and such person is a
conspirator, accomplice or offender with respect to the offense.
2) In light of the nature of the property or the circumstances
of such person, it is unlawful for him to
acquire or possess it.
d) After thirty days all unclaimed and forfeited bicycles and
after ninety days all other unclaimed and forfeited property
in the custody of the Division of Police shall be disposed
of as provided in this section or as ordered by the priate appro- court having jurisdiction over the property.
1) All drugs shall be destroyed;
2) Firearms and dangerous ordinance suitable for police
work may be retained by the Division of Police for
that purpose. Firearms suitable for sporting use,
museum pieces or collector' s items may be destroyed,
donated to a private museum or traded in on new equipment
or weapons or firearms to a police equipment
supplier that has a valid current federal firearms
license and is a factory firearms dealer. Weapons consi dered to be a "Saturday Night Special "type
shall be destroyed. Firearms traded in on new equipment
or weapons or firearms, are to be traded for
Police Division regulation issued equipment, weapons or firearms;
3) Obscene materials shall be destroyed;
4) Other unclaimed or forfeited property may be sold at public auction as directed by the Chief of Police or disposed of as the court considers proper under the circumstances.
e) The proceeds from property disposed of pursuant to this
section shall be placed in the General Fund of the Village.
f) This section does not apply to the collection, storage or disposal of junk motor vehicles.
III: Existing Section 125.11 of the Code of Ordinances is hereby repealed.
IV: This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest date allowed by law.
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Approved as to form:
day of March