[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Grand Chute 1-7-1997 as § 3.03 of the 1997 Code; amended in its entirety 12-20-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-36. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The provisions of § 66.0139, Wis. Stats., are hereby adopted by reference.
Except as otherwise provided in this Town code, all personal property which has been abandoned or remains unclaimed for a period of 30 days, may be disposed of by public sale, private sale, online sale, conversion to public use, donation to charity, or disposed of by junking or salvage.
The method of disposal shall be at the sole option of the Police Department.
If the owner of the property is known, the thirty-day period shall commence on the date of the mailing of a notice by regular mail to the owner’s last known address. If ownership is unknown, the thirty-day period shall commence on the date the property is taken into possession by the Police Department.
Any property remaining unclaimed beyond the thirty-day period shall be subject to a storage fee as prescribed by the fee schedule on file in the Town Clerk’s office, commencing with the expiration of the thirty-day period and continuing until the property is reclaimed or disposed of.