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Surplus Introduction to Surplus Property 7 24 17

Surplus Introduction to Surplus Property 7 24 17



a major responsibility of all state entities is good stewardship of taxpayer funds state agencies have specialists in finance facilities management and even human resources to make sure that we operate effectively and efficiently have you ever wondered what happens to furniture vehicles and all the other equipment the state uses but no longer needs the purpose of the Georgia Department of Administrative Services surplus property division is to identify redistribute and dispose of state personal property to state local governments eligible nonprofit organizations and of course the public remember we don't manage real estate only personal property through the effectively utilization of surplus personal property as opposed to buying new countless parties our April save large amounts of tax dollars so how does it work every state agency commissioned University College n board has a designated property coordinator just like the other agency specialists property coordinators manage personal property to maximize its value to the state if you don't know who your agency property coordinator is please contact a surplus division at surplus property at DOAs GA gov and we'll be happy to find them for you once an agency has decided that a piece of property is no longer useful the coordinator reports this to the surplus property division through an online program we help them determine the most appropriate disposal method for the situation insuring the most beneficial outcome possible by law there are four disposal options transferred to another state agency negotiated sale to a local government or eligible nonprofit organization sale to the public through a bidding process or destruction each of these methods involves different procedures and regulations but the goal is the same maximize the benefit to the state this process creates an audit trail that gives transparency to the taxpayers remember it doesn't matter the type of property of its value or how it was funded it is all state property and must be disposed of through the surplus property division addition to managing state personal property disposal we provide agencies with access to the federal surplus system this allows them to acquire federal surplus personal property which again saves money for your agency now let's look at some commonly asked questions when it comes to surplus property I have some old office furniture can I throw it out now you cannot throw out your old office furniture without utilizing this state's predetermined disposal process please contact your agency designated property coordinator whose Duty it is to help you arrange the process as a state employee can I purchase state surplus this time the answer is yes you're entitled to participate in the public sale processes DOAs employees excluded how is it possible for me to buy surplus property for private use the state of Georgia utilizes online auction providers to offer surplus state property for sale to the public curious about what property is currently available contact the surplus property division to find out more information should you require any more information when it comes to surplus property contact us today via our website phone or email us to find out more


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