The County Purchasing Agent is responsible for disposition of surplus items and equipment in accordance with statutory requirements. The County Fixed Asset Team is located in the Purchasing Department and shall evaluate replacement or repair alternatives and make recommendations to the Purchasing Agent for approval prior to sale or transfer.
Bexar County departments, offices, and the public may participate in the purchase of used County personal property through the Purchasing Agent - items such as vehicles, tools, machinery, or office equipment are most often available. The Purchasing Agent does not guarantee the condition of the items. County departments, offices, and the public have an opportunity to inspect property prior to sale, and the Purchasing Agent will inform a customer of any deficiencies of which the Purchasing Agent is aware. However, the Purchasing Agent is not responsible for any problems that may be identified after the sale. The Purchasing Agent conducts sealed bid, auction, and fixed price sales.
The Purchasing Agent provides used personal surplus property to County departments, offices, and the public as it becomes available. The Purchasing Department has no set schedule for making County surplus items available.