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Code No. 803.1 Disposition of Equipment


School property, such as equipment, furnishings or supplies or any other property that is not real property (hereinafter equipment), will be disposed of when it is determined to be of no further use to the school district.  It shall be the objective of the school district in disposing of the equipment to achieve the best available price or most economical disposal.

Equipment having a value of less than $5,000 shall be disposed of by the superintendent or designee at the best price possible.  However, the sale of equipment disposed of in this manner 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 shall be held regarding the disposal of 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 disposal and will publish notice of the time and place of the public hearing.  A description of the property will be in the resolution.  Notice of the public hearing will be published at least once, but not less than ten days and not more than twenty days prior to the hearing date.  Upon completion of the public hearing, the board may make a final determination on the proposal contained in the resolution.

It shall be the responsibility of the superintendent to make a recommendation to the board regarding the method for disposing of equipment of no further use to the school district.

Proceeds from the sale or disposition of equipment shall be placed in the general fund.


Approved:  January 18, 1999

Revised/Reviewed: November 25, 2019