In addition to the Surplus Crown Property Disposal Act, this category, under the Public Highways Act, also covers the sale, lease or disposal of such other machines or implements as are used in connection with the construction or maintenance of the highways.
There was one (1) transaction in this category during the fiscal year.
This category covers those items of surplus, not including Real Property, that have a minor monetary value but, after investigation by departmental supply technicians, are deemed to have no known future use within the government. In addition, it would be determined by surplus inventory staff that the item could not economically be refurbished.
Through a public Request for Proposals under Tender No. 60138437, Auction Advantage, 11 Mount Hope Avenue, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, B2Y 4S1, was awarded a five (5) year contract to carry out auctioneering services for Government surplus goods covered under the Surplus Crown Property Disposal Act and the Public Highways Act for Halifax Regional Municipality.
This category covers surplus computer equipment. In 1994 the Executive Council approved a plan that would have government embark on a program that would see all surplus government computer equipment redistributed throughout the Public School System under The Computers for Schools Program.
There were eighty (80) transactions in this category.
This category covers items of surplus, not including Real Property, that do not have a current or foreseeable use within government. However, as a result of a written request to the Minister from a non-profit organization and subsequent approval consistent with the Surplus Crown Property Disposal Act and its Regulations, and an internal departmental recommendation, the surplus item is matched to an approved request. The dollar value of these items, based on their condition, is negligible; however the value to a non-profit agency is deemed adequate compensation in lieu of disposal of items through auction or public tender.
There were fifty-three (53) transactions in this category.
This category covers items of surplus, not including Real Property, that were publicly tendered for purchase and removal from specific locations throughout the Province.
There were five (5) transactions in this category.
This category encompasses items of surplus that have been removed from various pieces of furniture and equipment destined for landfills throughout the Province. These pieces are then sent to, or picked up by, various organizations committed to the Province’s continuing program on the diversion of solid waste from Provincial or Municipal landfills. There are other pieces of surplus equipment, such as IT assets, that may be broken, causing removal of sensitive information to be impossible in the traditional manner. In such cases, these items are securely disposed of by the Province’s contracted metal recycler. Other surplus or obsolete electronic items are recycled through the Atlantic Canada’s Electronic Stewardship (ACES) in accordance with the Electronic Product Stewardship Regulations.
There were ninety-six (96) transactions in this category.
A summary of revenue generated by disposal category for the period of April 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015. The disposition of surplus items is conducted under the authority of the Surplus Crown Property Disposal Act. For details on the Category Types, see the Surplus Crown Property Disposal Report.
This category encompasses items of surplus, not including Real Property, that have been determined to be, upon inspection, of no value to government and are in such condition that refurbishing is uneconomical. Any reusable or recyclable components are removed prior to disposal. The use of this option may also be based on environmental or safety considerations such as the obsolescence of the item; i.e., baby crib, mattresses, medical equipment, et cetera.
There were nineteen (19) transactions in this category.
This category covers surplus furniture and equipment that was used to reduce capital cost associated with outfitting new school construction or renovations. Financial savings earned through this process were put directly back into each individual project.
There were zero (0) transactions in this category.