Leavenworth County currently utilizes two online auction services to handle the public sale of surplus property:

An excerpt from the Purchasing Policy related to surplus property is provided below:

SECTION 5 - DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY

Surplus and obsolete property may be transferred, sold, offered as a trade-in or destroyed. Any property disposed of will be stripped of all identification as County property. For disposition of property greater in value than $50,000 or for disposition of real estate, refer to K.S.A. 19-211.

5.1 METHODS OF DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY

All decisions for disposal of County property must be by unanimous vote. All decisions to delegate the authority to make disposal decisions must also be by majority vote, with the exception of real estate which requires a unanimous vote.

A. Donation

The Board of County Commissioners, or their designee, may donate item(s) no longer required by the County to a non-profit service agency. A listing of donated items, along with their value, serial or other identification number, and the agency's name, must be provided to the Clerk for inclusion in the annual financial statement.

B. Destruction

The Board of County Commissioners may authorize the destruction of item(s) no longer required by the County. A listing of destroyed items, along with their value, serial or other identification numbers must be provided to the Clerk for inclusion in the annual financial statement.

C. Sale

The Board of County Commissioners may agree to the sale of item(s) no longer required by the County. All items for sale shall be listed on the County website. After sale a listing of items sold, along with their value, serial or other identification number, and the name and address of the buyer must be provided to the Clerk for inclusion in the annual financial statement. Proceeds resulting from the sale of surplus or obsolete property shall be deposited into the fund from which the item was purchased. If the fund from which the item was purchased cannot be identified the proceeds shall be deposited into the county general fund.