2010 Tennessee Code
Title 6 - Cities And Towns
Chapter 35 - City ManagerAdministration of City Affairs Under Modified Manager-Council Charter
Part 2 - City Manager
6-35-206 - Management of city property and equipment Lease of property and equipment to contractors for city services.
6-35-206. Management of city property and equipment Lease of property and equipment to contractors for city services.
(a) The management of all city property and equipment, except school property and equipment, shall be the responsibility of the city manager who shall prepare for the approval of the council regulations governing the acquisition, custody, use and disposal of all such property and equipment. Such regulations shall provide for a regular inventory, appraisal and marking of all such property and shall require that the disposal of any city property and equipment shall be by sale, with sealed bids taken or public auction held on such property and equipment valued at more than five hundred dollars ($500); provided, that any sale for more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or any sale of real estate shall be subject to the approval of the city council.
(b) (1) The mayor and city council may by ordinance authorize the city to enter into contracts for city services and may lease machinery, equipment, and real property belonging to the city to such contractors to provide for city services. The contracts shall contain such terms and conditions as may be agreed upon by the city and the contractor; provided, that any contract shall be performed within the term of the mayor and city council authorizing it. The contractor shall be paid for the service from reasonably anticipated taxes or other revenue. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 6-35-205, no contract for a city service or the leasing of machinery, equipment, or real property by the contractor shall be subject to competitive bids.
(2) The provisions of subdivision (b)(1) apply only to cities with populations greater than eleven thousand eight hundred twenty-five (11,825) but less than twelve thousand twenty-five (12,025) according to the 1970 federal census or any subsequent federal census, and that are located in counties with populations greater than twenty-nine thousand nine hundred (29,900) but less than thirty thousand (30,000) according to the 1970 federal census or any subsequent federal census.
(3) The provisions of subdivision (b)(1) are applicable only to garbage collection and fire protection services.
[Acts 1957, ch. 238, § 7.20; T.C.A., § 6-3519; Acts 1981, ch. 496, §§ 1, 2.]
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