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Burlingame SD |  BP  3270  Business and Noninstructional Operations

Sale And Disposal Of Books, Equipment And Supplies   

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When district-owned instructional materials, equipment, supplies, or other personal property becomes 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 Have been replaced by more recent versions or editions of the same material and are of no foreseeable value in other instructional areas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 any group of persons protected against discrimination by law or Board policy

4. Are damaged beyond use or repair.

5 Are not aligned with the district's academic standards or course of study

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

35168 Inventory, including record of time and mode of disposal

42291.5 Temporary school bus designation

42303 School bus sale to another district

60500-60530 Sale, donation, or disposal of instructional materials

GOVERNMENT CODE

25505 District property; disposition; proceeds

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

3944 Consolidated categorical programs, district title to equipment

3946 Disposal of equipment purchased with state and federal consolidated application funds

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 40

549 Surplus property

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

80.32 Equipment acquired under a grant or subgrant

Management Resources:

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS

California School Accounting Manual

Standards for Evaluating Instructional Materials for Social Content, 2000

WEB SITES

California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov

School Services of California, Inc.: http://www.sscal.com

Policy BURLINGAME SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: September 21, 2010 Burlingame, California

revised: November 4, 2014