Section 2-462 Procurement of architectural, engineering and land surveying services.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 018178 on 07/19/2004, Section 2-462 read as follows.
(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the city manager shall be
authorized to sell,
trade or lease any real property owned or controlled by the city with the approval by resolution or
ordinance duly passed by the council.
(b) Any real property deemed by the council to have a unique or enhanced value
to any person
because of its accessibility, configuration, location, size or use, may be sold, traded or leased to
(c) Except as otherwise provided in this section, real property owned by the
city may be sold,
traded or leased only after competitive bids shall have been obtained. Such real property may be
sold, traded or leased to the person submitting the highest and best bid.
(d) The provisions of this section shall not be applicable to any sale, trade
or lease entered into
appurtenant to a settlement or award in any condemnation proceeding.
(e) Farmland owned by the city may be leased by the city manager without obtaining
competitive bids and without further council authorization under the following circumstances:
(1) The person seeking to lease the property conducts
a farming operation adjacent to the
property sought to be leased from the city;
(2) The person seeking to lease the property has previously
leased the property and has
demonstrated good farming practices; or
(3) The property was acquired by the city from the person
seeking to lease the property.
(f) The city council may, by resolution or ordinance, authorize the city
manager to sell real
property owned by the city to an adjacent property owner at fair market value as determined by
(Code 1964, § 2.797, Ord. No. 10789, § 1(2.797), 11-18-85; Ord. No. 14459 § 1, 4-17-95;
No. 15267, § 1, 6-16-97)