EXPRESS BUSINESS CENTER
To provide quality and timely service to departments for mail services, reproduction services, office supplies,
and disposition of abandoned, confiscated and surplus property, in compliance with Federal and State laws and
Sales and Auctions
Responsible for the disposal or transfer of abandoned, confiscated, and City surplus property by public auction,
sealed bid or transfer to other departments. City Store pilot program began in FY 2002-03, utilizing the
storefront retail environment concept as another method of disposal of surplus property. Surplus property
includes vehicles, office equipment, scrap metal, used oil, and used tires.
Express Business Center
The Mailroom serves as the central mail distribution facility for City offices providing pickup and delivery of
U.S. mail, interoffice mail, insertion of water bills and advertisements into envelopes, and the metering of
postage on all outgoing mail. The Express Business Center provides both high and low volume reproduction of
documents, including color reproduction, for City departments. The Express Business Center provides for the
outsourcing of printing jobs to various local vendors and processes approximately 5,000 requests annually.
Acts as a liaison between City departments and Office Depot, coordinating the billings, paying the monthly
invoices, and assisting in the resolution of any dispute between the entities.
OBJECTIVES FOR FY 2003-2004
• Refine and improve the summary billing processes for City copiers and Office Depot supply purchases
• Convert and network the copier fleet in City Hall, Oak Cliff Municipal Center and Police Headquarters
from analog to digital copiers that will allow transmission of copy jobs via the Internet or LAN to
Express Business Center while improving the quality of the finished jobs
• Enhance services and maximize revenues for the City by conducting timely auctions of impounde