City of Schenectady, NY
Schenectady County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Schenectady 6-11-1990 by Ord. No. 90-54. Amendments noted where applicable.]

§ 215-1 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CITY
The City of Schenectady.
PUBLIC- OR MUNICIPAL-PURPOSE PROPERTY
All real property, including but not limited to waterfront property, ferries, bridges, wharf property, land underwater, public landings, wharves, docks, streets, avenues, parks and all other public places which are deemed inalienable by § 20(2) of the General City law.

§ 215-2 Sale of real property.

[Amended 3-28-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005]
A. 
Section 37 of the Second Class Cities Law and § 23, Subdivision 2b, of the General City Law are hereby superseded as to the requirement of a public auction for the sale or lease of any property, including municipal use property, owned by the City.
B. 
The disposition of property acquired by the City by in rem foreclosure pursuant to Article 11, Title 3, of the Real Property Tax Law of the State of New York, shall conform to the requirements of § 1166 of the Real Property Tax Law and this chapter.
C. 
The Mayor of the City of Schenectady shall promulgate guidelines, procedures and rules for determining the manner and/or method for disposition of real property owned by the City and, where appropriate, for soliciting, receiving and evaluating proposals for the disposition of property owned by the City, and shall recommend disposition proposals to the City Council.
D. 
No proposed sale or disposition of City-owned property shall be effective or enforceable unless and until such sale, contract or proposed disposition has been reviewed, approved and authorized by a majority vote of the City Council.[1]
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Editor's Note: Former § 215-3, Sale of public-purpose City property which originally followed this section was repealed 3-28-2005 by L.L. No. 1-2005.