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Burlingame SD |  3000 |  BP  3270  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Sale And Disposal Of Books, Equipment And Supplies   

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When district-owned books, equipment and supplies become unusable, obsolete, or no longer needed, the Superintendent or designee shall identify these items to the Board of Trustees, together with their estimated value and a recommendation that they be sold or disposed of by one of the methods prescribed in law and administrative regulations. With Board approval, the Superintendent or designee shall arrange for the sale or disposal of these items.

Instructional materials may be considered obsolete or unusable when they:

1. Contain information rendered inaccurate or incomplete by new discoveries or technologies

2. Have been replaced by more recent versions or editions of the same material and are of no foreseeable value in other instructional areas

3. Contain demeaning, stereotyping or patronizing references to either sex, members of racial, ethnic, religious, vocational or cultural groups, or persons with physical or mental disabilities

4. Have been inspected and discovered to be damaged beyond use or repair

The Superintendent or designee shall establish procedures to be used when selling equipment for which the federal government has a right to receive all or part of the proceeds. These procedures shall ensure a reasonable amount of competition so as to result in the highest possible revenue.

(cf. 3440 - Inventories)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

17540-17542 Sale or lease of personal property by one district to another

17545-17555 Sale of personal property

42291.5 Temporary school bus designation

42303 School bus sale to another district

60500 Determination of obsolescence

60510-60511 Donation or sale

60520-60521 Disposition of sale proceeds

60530 Methods of destruction

GOVERNMENT CODE

25505 District property; disposition; proceeds

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 40

484 Surplus property

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

80.32 Equipment acquired under a grant or subgrant

Policy BURLINGAME SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: September 21, 2010 Burlingame, California