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File #: 20-0641    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Approval Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 7/10/2020 In control: Executive Office
On agenda: 7/21/2020 Final action:
Title: Authorization of Blanket Declaration of Surplus Property and Authorization for Purchasing Agent to Dispose of Said Surplus Property Throughout Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21

TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: Executive Office
MEETING DATE: July 21, 2020


DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Janelle Rau
PHONE:
4441






ITEM TYPE: Consent Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: N/A


AGENDA TITLE:
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Authorization of Blanket Declaration of Surplus Property and Authorization for Purchasing Agent to Dispose of Said Surplus Property Throughout Fiscal Year (FY) 2020-21
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Authorize the blanket declaration of surplus property, and authorize the Purchasing Agent to dispose of said surplus property, by way of public auction, for Fiscal Year 2020-21.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
This is an annual action item presented to the Board of Supervisors for consideration

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The Purchasing Agent has the authority, 'by direct sale or otherwise', to dispose of surplus County equipment and materials (i.e. vehicles, office equipment, furniture, etc.) pursuant to Mendocino County Code Section 2.32.030(e). Historically, this activity has been accomplished by way of public auction. Prior to items being auctioned for sale, they are placed in a surplus inventory administered by the Executive Office/Central Services Division for use by County departments. The Executive Office/Central Services Division utilizes an online public auction program for the sale of surplus County property once it has been determined of no use to the County. It is requested that the Board of Supervisors provide the Purchasing Agent with a blanket declaration of surplus property, and authorize the sale of said surplus personal property for FY 2020-21, with the proceeds of said sale being deposited into the Vehicle Replacement Fund (vehicles) and/or the General Fund (all other property). Auction proceeds vary, but the annual average for the previous three years was approximately $40,000.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION/MOTION:
Do not authorize the disposal of surplus property and provide staff with further direction...

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