La. R.S. 47:2202 specifically allows a political subdivision to sell adjudicated property without setting a minimum bid. However, the Louisiana Constitution prohibits a political subdivision from gratuitously loaning, pledging or donating public funds. La. Const. art VII, § 14(A) should not be ignored. The constitution is violated “when public funds or property are gratuitously alienated.”Board of Directors of the Industrial Development Board of the City of Gonzales, Louisiana, Inc. v. All Taxpayers, Property Owners, Citizens of the City of Gonzales, et al., 2005-2298 (La. 9/6/06), 938 So.2d 11, 20 (the “Cabela’s” case).Political subdivisions who sell adjudicated property without setting a minimum bid should document their Three Part constitutional rationale for accepting less than the statutory impositions, governmental liens, and costs of sale or less than 2/3 of the property's value for a particular property or a large grouping of properties. This type of documentation ensures that the political subdivision can defend any subsequent claims of unconstitutional donations. This is not a statutory requirement of the adjudicated sale process and is just a good idea to support solid and constitutional decision-making by the political subdivision.