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803.01 Disposition of Obsolete Equipment

District property, such as equipment, furnishings, or supplies (hereinafter equipment), will be disposed of when it is determined to be of no further use to the District. It is the objective of the District in disposing of the equipment to achieve the best available price or most economical disposal.

Obsolete equipment having a value of less than $5,000 will be sold at auction. Any remaining items will be thrown away or, if possible, recycled. The sale of equipment, furnishings or supplies disposed of at auction will be published in a newspaper of general circulation. The publication of the sale will be published with at least one insertion each week for two consecutive weeks.

A public hearing will be held regarding the disposal of the equipment with a value of $5,000 or more prior to the Board’s final decision. The Board will adopt a resolution announcing the proposed sale and will publish notice of the time and place of the public hearing and the description of the property will be in the resolution. Notice of the public hearing will be published at least once, but not less than 10 days and not more than 20 days, prior to the hearing date. Upon completion of the public hearing, the Board may dispose of the equipment.

It is the responsibility of the Superintendent/designee to make a recommendation to the Board regarding the method for disposing of equipment of no further use to the District.

Legal Reference:
Iowa Code ยงยง 297.22-.25 (2009).

Cross Reference:
803.10 Purchasing Policy
803.21 Bids

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