In Delaware it is both State and federal property no longer needed by the federal government or the state agency turning in the item.
Property would include items such as: desks, file cabinets, hand tool, furniture, vehicles, hardware, computers, kitchen equipment, sports equipments, office supplies, etc.
Yes. There is a minimal handling fee associated with the reallocation of State Property.
The Surplus program is 100% self-sufficient. Services charges are necessary to cover the cost of operating this beneficial program.
Service charges are based upon the cost to handling the surplus property.
29 Del. C., §7002 restricts the reallocation of State Property to other State agencies and volunteer fire, ambulance, and rescue services for a two week period. At the end of this two week period the property may be made available to other political subdivisions, non profit organization or the general public at reasonable costs.
Federal Surplus property is available to tax supported public agencies (local governments and municipalities and non-profits, tax exempt education or public health institution or organizations.
State Agencies are also eligible for Federal Surplus property. The general public is not eligible.
Applications for eligibility must be made to Government Support Services, Surplus Property Program. Evidences of civil rights compliance; tax support or non-profit and tax exemption status; official state approval, accreditation or license to operate; and a description of the services rendered must accompany the application.
Yes. The Surplus Property Program has a want list for difficult -to-obtain and items not normally stocked in the distribution center. If you have such a need, please let us know.
State Surplus Property
Yes. If the recipient is a State Agency the property must be used in that agency's operations and added to their inventory.
Federal Surplus Property
Yes. The recipient must agree to the following restrictions:
The Division conducts utilization checks on all 18 month and five-year restricted Federal property during the period and conducts random utilization checks on selected items with a one-year restriction.
Individuals may purchase state property through the Surplus Property Program only. State property is made available to the public after first being mad available to State Agencies and volunteer fire, rescue, and ambulance companies.