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2012 Statute


3-144m.Same; resolution, publication; petition for election; notice, conduct of election. The governing body of any such city may by resolution declare it is in the best interests of the city to sell such property and order it sold, subject to any outstanding leases thereon. Such resolution shall state the manner in which the property will be sold. The city clerk shall cause such resolution to be published once each week for three (3) consecutive weeks in the official city newspaper before such property is sold, and if ten percent (10%) of the qualified voters of such city, based upon the total vote cast for the secretary of state at the last general election, on or before thirty (30) days from the first publication, shall petition the governing body to submit to the voters of the city for their approval or rejection the question of the sale of such property and the method thereof, such sale will be delayed pending such election.

When such petition is filed with the city clerk, the clerk shall cause a notice of such election to be published in the official city paper at least fifteen (15) days before such election, and such election shall be conducted in all respects as now provided for bond elections in such cities. In the event a majority of the votes cast favor the resolution of sale the governing body shall continue with and complete the sale of said property; but if a majority of the votes cast are against the resolution of sale it shall not be made.

History: L. 1965, ch. 142, § 2; April 20.

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