6300 Disposition of Surplus Property

Policy Type: 

The Board of Education requires the President to review the property of the College periodically and to dispose of that material and equipment which is no longer usable in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Instructional Material

The College shall review instructional materials (i.e. textbooks, library books, manuals, support materials, etc.) periodically to determine the relevance of such materials to the present world and current instructional programs. The following criteria will be used to review instructional materials for redistribution and possible disposal:

  1. copyright date ten (10) or more years old

  2. concepts or content that do not support the current goals of the curriculum

  3. information that may not be current

  4. worn beyond salvage

Equipment, Furniture, and Vehicles

The College shall inspect equipment, furniture, and vehicles periodically to determine their condition and usability. Should the equipment be deemed no longer serviceable or useable, the following criteria will be used to determine possible disposal:

  1. repair parts for the equipment no longer readily available

  2. repair records indicate the equipment has no usable life remaining

  3. obsolete and no longer contributing to the educational program

  4. some potential for sale at a school auction

The College will dispose of items which are outdated or obsolete, or are deemed to be no longer serviceable, usable, or cost-effective.


The President is authorized to dispose of property by sale, donation, or proper waste removal. The President shall annually provide the Board with a report of proceeds of salvage sale(s). Proceeds from all such sales shall be deposited in the general fund.

M.C.L. 380.143, 380.1262

Adopted Date: 
Monday, February 20, 1995
Board Approved