The District disposes of obsolete surplus items by having a public sale. The remaining items are transferred to the General Administration's (GA) state surplus property program. The GA then handles the sale and distribution of items to other state agencies and the general public at its retail site located in Tumwater.
Definition of Surplus: Items in a school or department that are no longer used or needed but are still in usable condition. RCW 28A.335.180 The useful life of these items has been exceeded; therefore, the items have been declared surplus and are for sale. Many items will still work although they no longer meet efficiency or safety standards for public school use.
Upcoming Surplus Sale:
February 4, 2022
7:30 AM - 1 PM (Bus Auction @ 1 PM)
Purchased items must be picked up at the time of purchase. Accepted payments are cash or check. Sales are final, as-is, where-is, no return, no refund. The District will not be liable for injuries or damages to items, property or personnel incurred during the moving and/or subsequent use of the items.
Process for Surplus Sale:
- Board Approval of Surplus List for Surplus Sale.
- Private and Public Schools notified of Surplus Sale.
- Public Sale Advertised 2 times in the Olympian newspaper with date and time.
Past Surplus Lists:
Surplus warehouse hours are 7am-2pm for deliveries.
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6620 Carpenter Road SE
Lacey WA 98503