Chapter 2.32 Committee on Disposition of Forfeited Property

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2.32.010 Established.

There is established a Committee on Disposition of Forfeited Property for the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Department and the Office of the District Attorney for the Tenth Judicial District composed of the District Attorney for the Tenth Judicial District or his or her designee, the Pueblo County Sheriff or his or her designee, and a representative of the Board of County Commissioners of Pueblo County, Colorado. The members of the Committee shall not select other members to serve on the Committee. (Res. 92-469 § 1)

2.32.020 Use of proceeds.

All forfeited property and proceeds shall be used for official law enforcement purposes but shall not be considered a source of revenue to meet the normal operating needs of either the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Department or the Office of the District Attorney for the Tenth Judicial District. (Res. 92-469 § 2)

2.32.030 Use of forfeited property subject to controls.

The Pueblo County Sheriff and the District Attorney for the Tenth Judicial District shall insure that forfeited property reclaimed for official law enforcement use is subject to controls consistent with controls which are applicable to property acquired by Pueblo County departments through the normal appropriations process; that the use or expenditure of forfeited property or proceeds shall conform with the reporting audit, and disposition procedures contained in Article 13 of Title 16, C.R.S.; and that employees of the Pueblo County Sheriff’s Department and the Office of the District Attorney for the Tenth Judicial District shall be prohibited from purchasing forfeited property. (Res. 92-469 § 3)

2.32.040 Reporting required-Subject to audit.

The Director of Finance for Pueblo County shall cause to be reported in the county’s primary financial statements concerning the acquisition, disposition and status of forfeited property, and such information shall be subject to audit in accordance with Part 6 of Article 1 of Title 29, C.R.S. (Res. 92-469 § 4)