At the time of the payment of the purchase price, the Police Chief shall execute a certificate of sale in duplicate, the original to be delivered to the purchaser and a copy to be kept on file in the office of the Finance Director, which certificate shall contain the date of sale, the consideration paid, a brief description of the property and a stipulation that the City does not warrant the condition or title of such property other than the return of the purchase price in case the title is for any reason invalid. The certificate of sale shall be substantially in the following form:
“CERTIFICATE OF SALE
This is to certify that under the provisions of Ordinance No. _____ and pursuant to due notice of time and place of sale, I did on the ____ day of ___________, 19___, sell at public auction to ______ ________ for the sum of $ _____ cash, being the highest and best bidder, and that being the highest and best sum bid therefore, the following described personal property, to-wit:
(Brief description of property)
and in consideration of the payment of the said sum of $____, receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, I have this day delivered to said purchaser the foregoing property.
Dated this ____ day of __________________, 19____.
Note: The City of Ashland assumes no responsibility as to condition of title of the above described property. In case this sale shall for any reason be invalid, the liability of the City is limited to return of the purchase price.”
(Ord. 1408 § 4, amended, 1965)