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Inventory

Mission

The Inventory Section of the Purchasing Division maintains the City-Parish fixed and movable assets inventory control, and handles public auctions for surplus City-Parish material, vehicles and equipment.

Performance Measures

Inventory value at year end 2013 was approximately $170 million, compared with $170 million for 2012. The 2013 auctions generated approximately $852 thousand vs approximately $418 thousand in 2012 in sales. A portion of the proceeds from the auctions is retained to operate and maintain auction facilities at the East Lot.

Goals and Objectives

To improve customer satisfaction during auctions,

To continue improving the surplus storage facility,

To continue training of employees to ensure efficient operation,

To work towards improving roadway and parking at auction facility,

To continue maximizing City-Parish returns on surplus-property auctions,

To improve upon present property tagging procedures by gathering information necessary to implement Bar Coding procedures and,

To improve on communications between departments/agencies and our Inventory Staff to permit viewing of surplus property.