City of Deer River Municipal Ordinances

3)    Any business or residence which fails to remove solid waste from the premises pursuant to Section 7.302, or which fails to properly contain waste pursuant to Section 7.303, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
    
7.401 DISPOSITION OF ABANDONED PROPERTY.

⦁    Procedure. Except for abandoned and junked vehicles, all property lawfully coming into possession of the city shall be disposed of as provided  in this section which  is adopted pursuant to M.S. §471.195 as it may be amended from time to time.  Abandoned  and  junked  vehicles  shall  be  disposed   of  according  to  the  procedures  of  §§7.501  et seq.

⦁    Storage. The department of the city acquiring possession of the property shall arrange for its storage. If city facilities are unavailable or inadequate, the department may arrange for storage at a privately-owned facility.

⦁    Claim by owner. The owner may claim the property by exhibiting satisfactory proof of ownership and paying the city any storage or maintenance costs incurred by it.  A receipt for the property shall be obtained upon release to the owner.

⦁    Sale. If the property remains unclaimed in the possession of the city for 60 days, the property shall be sold to the highest bidder at a public auction conducted by the City Clerk or his or her designee after two weeks' published notice setting forth the time and place of the sale and the property to be  sold.

(E) Disposition of proceeds. The proceeds of the sale shall be placed in the general fund of the city. If the former owner  makes application  and furnishes satisfactory  proof  of ownership within six months  of the sale, the former owner shall be paid  the proceeds  of the sale of the property less the costs of storage and the proportionate part  of the cost  of published  notice and other costs of the sale.

PART FIVE:    ABANDONED VEHICLES

 

7.501  Findings and purpose
   
⦁     Definitions


 

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