Chapter 17-Sale of Public Property


6-17-1 DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY A City may not dispose of an interest in real property by sale, lease for a term of more than three years, or gift, except in accordance with the following procedure:

1. The Council shall set forth its proposal in a resolution and shall publish notice as provided in Section 362.3, of the resolution and of a date, time and place of a public hearing on the proposal.

2. After the public hearing, the Council may make a final determination on the proposal by resolution.

3. A City may not dispose of real property by gift except to a governmental body for a public purpose. However, a City may dispose of real property for use in an Iowa homesteading program under Section 220.14 for a nominal consideration, including but not limited to property in an urban renewal area.