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The following definitions apply to this chapter:

A. “Bid” means a competitive Offer to purchase advertised Surplus Property at a price specified by the bidder.

B. “Cash” means U.S. currency, cashier’s checks, and money orders made payable to the City of Ashland.

C. “Employee’s Household” means all persons residing with employee.

D. “Employee’s Immediate Family” mean the children, step-children, parents, stepparents, grandparents and spouse of employee.

E. “Invitation to Bid” means a competitive Offer to bid on Surplus Property available for public sale and is also known as a bid advertisement.

F. “Not-for-profit organization” means a nonprofit corporation as defined in ORS 307.130.

G. “Political Subdivision” means divisions or units of Oregon local government having separate autonomy such as Oregon counties, cities, municipalities or other public corporate entities having local governing authority.

H. “Purchasing Agent” means the City Administrator or his or her designee.

I. “State agency” means every state officer, board, commission, department, institution, branch or agency of state government whose costs are paid wholly or in part from funds held in the State Treasury, and includes the Legislative Assembly and the courts, including the officers and committees of both, and the Secretary of State and the State Treasurer in the performance of the duties of their constitutional offices as defined in ORS 279A.250(4).

J. “Surplus Property” means all personal property, vehicles and titled equipment property designated as surplus for sale to state agencies, political subdivisions of the State, and private not-for-profit organizations or the general public or any combination thereof. (Ord. 3018, amended, 06/01/2010)