City Parks, Memorials and Cemeteries

ORS 226.370
Notice and conduct of sale of excess land

Before selling the neighboring lands or property acquired under ORS 226.320 (Authority to acquire land for certain purposes) to 226.360 (Application of proceeds from sale of excess land), or any part thereof or any right or interest therein, the municipal authorities of the city shall give a notice of such sale by publication for five successive days in one or more daily newspapers of the city having a general circulation therein and by posting a similar notice in two conspicuous places in or upon the property described and referred to in the notice. The notice shall describe the property to be sold and shall state any restrictions under which the property will be sold and the terms of sale. The notice shall further state that sealed proposals will be received by an officer of the city named in the notice at the office of the officer for such purchase until the day and hour named therein. At the time appointed, such municipal authority shall open the proposals and shall either award to the highest responsible bidder for the purchase of the property; or at their discretion, reject any or all bids, and readvertise in the manner provided in this section.

Notes of Decisions

This statute, requiring bid and notice procedure for disposal of certain land, applies only to buffer lands surrounding parks, not to park land proper. Goose Hollow Foothills League v. City of Portland, 66 Or App 920, 676 P2d 897 (1984), Sup Ct review denied


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