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54:5-113.5.  Sale of total property tax levy by municipality

16. a. Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, rule or regulation to the contrary, a municipality may, by resolution of the governing body, agree to sell its total property tax levy, which may include the sale of any subsequently created property tax lien certificates relating to delinquent properties, to a third party at a public sale.  If the municipality decides to sell its total property tax levy, the sale shall be either by public sale with sealed bids or by public auction,  to the highest responsible bidder, subject to the terms and conditions of law and the bid specifications.  The sale shall be held after a copy of the public notice of sale stating the manner of submitting and method of receiving the bids and the time and place of sale has been published in a legal newspaper circulating within the municipality at least 14 days in advance of the date fixed for receiving bids.

b.  A municipality, by resolution, may determine to conclude its sale of the total property tax levy in the final month of its fiscal year provided that all statutory notice requirements are followed.