IEMA Workshop: Maximizing your tax dollars: The CMS Federal & State Surplus Property Programs. Presenters:. Curtis Howard Administrator CMS Property Control Division Past President, NASASP Inc. Will Walker Deputy Director Bureau of Agency Services
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Maximizing your tax dollars:
The CMS Federal & State Surplus Property Programs
CMS Property Control Division
Past President, NASASP Inc.
Bureau of Agency Services
Central Management Services
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How is there a Federal Surplus?
AUTHORITY: Title 40 U.S. Code
The Federal Property Act of 1949 authorizes federal and military agencies to donate surplus property and equipment to the states (SASPs) who, in turn, offer the property at nominal cost to qualifying entities.
The 50 States and U.S. Territories work with U.S. Government (Dept of Defense, GSA, FEMA, etc.) and speak with one voice through formation of an Association…
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State Agencies for Surplus Property (SASPs) are governed by the rules, policies and programs promulgated by the…
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
“For the public good…to Donate surplus federal property to eligible organizations in a fair and equitable manner.”
SO… WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE AND
RECEIVE FEDERAL SURPLUS PROPERTY?
Any tax-supported government or public agency established by or pursuant to state law qualify under this criteria generally referring to:
This includes, but is not limited to:
BEFORETHE DISASTER OCCURS…
By networking with the Federal government, CMS can assist with allocation of necessary basic supplies… equipment, water, cots, clothing, etc.
Coordinate assistance to the State EMA and eligible FedSur “donees” by identifying, transporting and if necessary, storing equipment and property for support of emergency response activities.
Aid in distribution of equipment and supplies to EMAs; coordinate with IEMA and local EMAs on additional needs, and networking with Federal and military agencies to locate equipment and supplies.
Hurricane IKE Response(TEXAS):
Buna Volunteer Fire Department officials Steve Litton(Chief, left) and assistant chief Scott Litton pose with thetruck and trailer used in Hurricane Ike’s aftermath. The property was donated and Buna VFD reimbursed FSP forfreight costs of approximately $2,700. They will use the truck to transport supplies and help the community with cleanup to bring security and safety back to their small town.
The Military Museum of Texas,a Houston “donee, helped deliverfood and water to residents following Hurricane Ike usingvehicles the organization receivedfrom the Texas Federal SurplusProperty Program.Vehicles pictured above were acquired through TX-SASP.
When flooding hit the eastern part of Pennsylvania, the Federal Surplus Property Program worked with local communities to provide relief in the form of surplus Federal government property. To date, a number of organizations have received great quality property through PA’s relief efforts. Donations include:
-Wayne County Emergency Management Agency: Computer system.
-Bridgewater, Susquehanna County: Culvert pipe
-Port Carbon, Schuylkill County – 2 1/2 ton truck
-Brooklyn Township, Susquehanna County – 1 ¼ ton 4 x 4 pickup truck
-Jackson Township, Luzerne County – 4x4 P/U truck and trailer portable lighting
-Fairmount Township, Luzerne County – Road grader
-Lower Mahanoy Municipal Auth, Northcumberland County – Diesel gen, 40-60Kw
OZARK, Mo. --Missouri State Agency for Surplus Property (MOSASP) obtained FEMA travel trailers. Missouri “donees” acquiring the travel trailers include Cities, Counties, Fire Districts and State Agencies.
Christian County in Ozark, Missouri obtained this 2006 R-Vision trailer, which was in like new condition. The trailer was obtained for use as a mobile command center for their Local Emergency Planning Committee. By purchasing this trailer through the MOSASP program, the County was able to save thousands of dollars. County EMA was able to acquire the trailer from the program for only $3,500.00, yet it is valued well over four times that amount.
The county added lettering and logos to the exterior of the trailer. In the interior, they created a radio/communications area by removing the existing table and couch and replacing them with a long command table and the communication equipment, i.e. radios, network, TV, cameras and printer/fax. A 50’ extendable antenna is also being attached.
Federal Surplus equipment helps devastated Illinois community recover
Harrisburg, IL -- Equipment donated from the federal government’s General Services Administration (GSA) is helping the community of Harrisburg, Illinois recover from a devastating EF4 tornado that tore a path of destruction 26.5 miles long with winds reaching 180mph. Ten homes and buildings were completely destroyed; another 140 homes and businesses were severely damaged during a storm that killed ten people. ILSASP, also known as the Federal Surplus Property Program provided $230,000 in surplus equipment to the state’s Emergency Management Agency.
SPRINGFIELD (11/23/2010) – The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) today announced the state will receive more than $300,000 worth of equipment from the U.S. Army’s operations in Iraq through the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Surplus Donation Program.
Since 2010, Illinois’ Federal Surplus Property Program has received more than $5 million dollars (original acquisition value) in excess warfighter equipment—not only small items, but equipment such as endloaders, forklifts, generators, generator light sets, roadside safety equipment…and much more!
Illinois, GSA and U.S. Department of Defense collaborate to return taxpayer property from war zone to our communities…
Qualifying organizations can now receive equipment no longer needed by the warfighter in IRAQ…
As the flood waters of the Mississippi approached historic levels for Milan, IL (near Quad Cities), Village officials turned to CMS Surplus for assistance.
(Audio) Illinois one of first states to receive IRAQ Surplus Equipment
FACT: State and local governments comprise 40% of SASP donations… …saving local taxpayers millions…
(Audio) Local police agency testimonial about Federal Surplus
Access to equipment begins with a 45-day Federal Screening Cycle which starts when a federal agency or military base no longer needs equipment…
Agency or Military
--Social Security Admin
--Small Business Admin
State Agency for Surplus
Towns, cities, villages
Schools, police, fire
-- Not-For-Profit Entities
Churches, Shelters, etc
Use of Property
Military Internet website http://www.dispositionservices.dla.mil/
Go to LOGIN button…
Once enrolled in our program, organizations receive a special “screening” log-in ID from our office, and we teach organizations how to search and find property sitting at your office desk, or from home…24/7!!
our office and request. Pickup or ship directly to donee organization
And translates reuse savings into carbon equivalency
Reusing this Federal Surplus item rather than buying new is like
saving the carbon equivalent of 217.9 days of household energy
Consumption…or saving 827.72 gallons of gasoline…
Reutilization by the numbers….
FY2009 $342.8 million dollars
FY2010 $410.5 million dollars
FY2011 $466.3 million dollars
FY2012$399.3 million dollars
FY2013 $298.3 million dollars
--as of 6/30/2013
National figures include donations to:
Police, Fire, Public/Private schools, Libraries, Cities, Towns, Villages, Counties, State, Not-for-Profits such as Homeless Shelters, Museums, Public Airports, SEAs (Boy Scouts/Girl Scouts)
State Surplus Property
Learn more about Federal Surplus at: http://www.nasasp.org
State of Illinois Surplus Types of Items Available
WHO can participate??
How much does it cost?
By law, equipment with an initial purchase price of less than $10,000 shall be priced for sales to units of local govt. at a minimum of:
1) 15% of the initial price if the equipment is in good condition and less than five years old; or
2) 10%of the initial purchase price if the item is five years old or more; or
3) A realistic market price (FMV) if the equipment is in extremely poor condition or has little value.
Equipment must be paid for at the time of sale by a check drawn on the account of the purchasing organization.
Personal Checks cannot be accept
VISA / MASTERCARD
State of Illinois Surplus Sales
State of Illinois no
longer conducts public
auctions at the central
warehouse in Springfield…
SELLYOUR Local Government
Surplus Property On-line
Go to: http://ibid.illinois.gov
CMS Opens iBid On-line Auction Service to Municipalities
“We anticipate iBid’s thousands of potential bidders will give us a higher return compared to smaller audience of a local auction.”
--Mike Hullihan, Director of Public Works, Riverside, IL
Scrap Water Meters
1948 Ford-Howe Fire Engine Sold for $5,556.00
… Come see how we can help your EMAprepare… and save money!CMS Federal & State Surplus
Learn more about CMS: http://cms.illinois.gov
Be sure to leave your business
card and register to win one of
three pocket knives valued at
…and the top door prize…
a like-new Leatherman Multi-purpose tool valued at $75.00.
Need not be present to win. Drawings held after Thursday 3p.m. session.
Federal, State & LESO Program applications available today!