Legal Notice: Obsolete Property Available to Non-profit Organizations

On Monday, February 27, 2017, the Board of Education of the Monroe Local School District passed a resolution to make unneeded, obsolete, or unfit-for-use School personal property valued at $2,500 or less, available to eligible non-profit organizations. Eligible non-profit organizations means any organization described in 26 U.S.C. Sections 501(a) and 501(c)(3) that are exempt from federal taxation and are located in the State of Ohio.

Any organization desiring to obtain School personal property available through the Program shall submit a written notice to the Treasurer: Holly J. Cahall, CPA, Treasurer, Monroe LSD, 500 Yankee Rd., Monroe, OH 45050.

The written notice shall include the following:

1. Evidence that the organization is located in this state and is exempt from federal taxation pursuant to 26 U.S.C. Sections 501(a) and 501(c)(3);
2. A description of the organization’s primary purpose;
3. A description of the type or types of property the organization needs; and
4. The name, address, and telephone number of a person designated by the organization's governing board to receive donated property and to serve as its agent.

The Treasurer shall maintain a list of all nonprofit organizations that notify the Board of their desire to obtain donated property under the Program. The Treasurer shall maintain a list of all School personal property the Board finds to be unneeded, obsolete, or unfit for use and to be available for donation under the Program. The list shall be posted continually in a conspicuous location in the school and central offices, and the list shall also be posted continually on the School’s website. An item of property on the list shall be donated to the eligible nonprofit organization that first declares to the Treasurer its desire to obtain the item.