Town of Barrington, RI
Bristol County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Barrington 2-10-1992 as Ord. No. 92-3. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Disposition or change in use of personal estate — See Sec. 1-3-4 of the Charter.

§ 49-1 Sale of surplus equipment authorized.

Pursuant to Section 1-3-4 of the Barrington Town Charter entitled "Disposition or Change in Use of Personal Estate," the Barrington Town Council authorizes the sale of certain surplus equipment owned by the Town of Barrington by the Town Manager as follows.

§ 49-2 Declaration of items to be surplus equipment.

The various town department heads have furnished the Town Manager with a list of equipment which is no longer utilized by the various departments. A copy of this list is ordered annexed to this chapter and made a part hereof.[1] Effective immediately with the passage of this chapter, the Town Council declares such items to be surplus equipment.
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Editor's Note: This list is on file in the Clerk's office.

§ 49-3 Authority of Town Manager to dispose of equipment.

Pursuant to the Town Charter, and specifically Section 1-3-4 thereof, and §§ 49-4 and 49-5 of this chapter, and effective immediately with the passage of this chapter, the Town Council hereby authorizes the Town Manager to dispose of the surplus equipment as itemized on the attached list.

§ 49-4 Bids and offers of purchase.

In addition to the authority granted to the Town Manager pursuant to this chapter and the Town Charter with regard to the disposition of such surplus equipment, the Town Manager shall obtain bids/offers of purchase with respect to the sales price for the surplus equipment. The Town Council grants the Town Manager the authority to use whatever source or sources the Town Manager shall deem proper and most beneficial for the Town of Barrington in obtaining said bids/offers of purchase in order to obtain a maximum return for the town.

§ 49-5 Review of bids and offers by Town Council; sale of surplus items.

Prior to the final disposition and sale of the surplus equipment, the Town Manager shall present to the Town Council the bids/offers of purchase obtained by the Town Manager for said surplus items. The Town Council shall review the bids/offers of purchase containing the sales price for each surplus item and shall make the final determination on the bids/offers of purchase. The Town Manager is authorized to sell the surplus items based upon the determination of the Town Council.