Preference Buyer Guidelines
In accordance with Louisiana Revised Statute 39:330 the order of preference in the acquisition of surplus state property authorized for disposition shall be given to:
Political subdivisions of the State of Louisiana, other governmental agencies, private elementary, secondary, or proprietary schools; independent colleges or universities.
Charitable, educational, or religious organizations
All second and third preference agencies/organizations requesting approval to purchase surplus state property must complete, sign, and return to this agency, a Surplus State Property Purchase Agreement and Certification form. This form must be accompanied by a written request on their agency's letterhead, approved by the chief administrator, and include the following:
Delegation of authority or board resolution empowering a named individual(s) to contract and make purchase on behalf of the agency/organization. Subsequent revisions must be submitted in writing.
Current charter, Articles of Incorporation, by-laws, or partnership documents Mission statement, Narrative w/Services, Persons Served, Facilities, etc.
Other documentation, if not included in the above, which characterizes the agency or organization as charitable, educational, or religious in nature.
A current 501.c.3 tax exemption form from the IRS.
Second Preference: All schools, if not listed in the LA School Directory, must submit a copy of their certificate of approval by the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Third Preference: All independent colleges, universities and proprietary schools must submit a copy of their most recent accreditation.