It is the policy of Worthington Public Library to dispose of library materials, furniture and equipment that is no longer functional or useful. The Fiscal Officer shall be responsible for the sale or disposal in the most cost effective and efficient manner of all library furniture and equipment that is no longer of any use to the Library. Department Managers will be responsible for reporting to the Fiscal Officer any items needing to be disposed of and for filling out the appropriate forms.
When an item no longer has value to the Library, it will be removed from inventory and disposed of:
In an instance where an item of surplus inventory is determined by the Director or Fiscal Officer to have unusual, historic or artistic value such items may be referred to the Board for determination of value which determination may include the services of a professional appraiser or outside expert opinion.
*The Department Manager and Library Manager who declare an item to be surplus, the Director, Fiscal Officer, Deputy Director, Business Manager, Finance staff, members of the Board of Trustees and immediate family members of the above, are not permitted to purchase or otherwise acquire that item(s).
Revised by the Board of Trustees 11/15/16; effective 11/16/16