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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='color:#1F497D'>To request equipment inventory
tags from NHDOE for ed tech grants, go to this online form</span>: <br>
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href="https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dEJBYlc2b2FWM0JKZHVsd1l6NE5OaWc6MA">https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dEJBYlc2b2FWM0JKZHVsd1l6NE5OaWc6MA</a>
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<h1>Equipment Inventory Tags - Request Form<o:p></o:p></h1>

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<p class=MsoNormal>Districts that receives federal grants from the Enhancing
Education Through Technology (NCLB Title II-D) Program are required to add an
equipment inventory tag to all grant purchased equipment. Please review the
following guidelines from the NHDOE Federal Funds Handbook<span
style='color:#1F497D'>, which is downloadable from: </span><a
href="http://www.ed.state.nh.us/education/FFhandbook/FederalFundsHandbook.pdf"
target="_blank">http://www.ed.state.nh.us/education/FFhandbook/FederalFundsHandbook.pdf</a><br>
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Equipment means tangible personal property having an acquisition cost of $100
or more per unit, and a useful life of more than one year. Acquisition cost
means the net invoice price of the property, including any attachments and
accessories to make the property usable for the purpose for which it was
acquired. Auxiliary charges, such as taxes, freight, or installation shall be
included in, or excluded from, acquisition cost in accordance with the
recipient&#8217;s regular accounting practices.<br>
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REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO EQUIPMENT<br>
6. a. Individual property records must be accurately maintained and contain the
following:<br>
(1) Local identification number; and<br>
(2) A description of the property,<br>
(3) Manufacturer&#8217;s serial number or other identification number,<br>
(4) Acquisition date and cost.<br>
(5) Federal project title and project number,<br>
(6) Vendor name.<br>
(7) Percentage of federal funds used in the purchase of the property,<br>
(8) Location, use, and condition of the property and date information was
reported; and<br>
(9) Ultimate disposition data, including the sale price or the method used to
determine current<br>
fair market value.<br>
b. A physical inventory of property must be taken, and results reconciled with
the property records annually to verify the existence, current utilization, and
continued need for the property. This physical inventory must be documented,
dated, and identified to the person conducting the inventory. Differences shall
be investigated and documented to show cause.<br>
c. Adequate maintenance procedures shall be implemented to keep the property in
good condition.<br>
d. A control system shall be in effect to insure adequate safeguards to prevent
loss, damage, or theft of the property. Any loss, damage, or theft shall be
investigated and fully documented. The recipient must replace or repair property
that is lost, damaged, or destroyed due to negligence of the recipient, with
funds other than federal funds.<br>
e. Proper sales procedures shall be established for unneeded property, which
will provide for competition to the extent practicable and result in the
highest possible return. Note: Chapter 14 contains further information
pertaining to this requirement.<br>
f. Equipment must normally be used in the project for which it was acquired. If
other use is made of the equipment, written approval must be obtained from the
SEA.<br>
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Reference: 34 CFR 80.32<o:p></o:p></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Cathy<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:8.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Dr. Cathy Higgins, State Educational Technology Director<br>
Office of Educational Technology<br>
NH Department of Education<br>
101 Pleasant St, Concord, NH 03301<br>
Voice: 603-271-2453 *** Fax: 603-271-1953 <br>
OET Website: <a href="http://www.nheon.org/oet"><span style='color:#1F497D'>www.nheon.org/oet</span></a><br>
ETNews Listserv: <a href="http://maillist2.nh.gov/mailman/listinfo/nhdoe-etnews"><span
style='color:#1F497D'>http://maillist2.nh.gov/mailman/listinfo/nhdoe-etnews</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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