For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
   ACCOUNTANT. The person designated by the Council to serve as accountant, financial officer or similar such function.
   DATA PROCESSING.  Information technology equipment and related services designed for the automated storage, manipulation, and retrieval of data by electronic or mechanical means. (Tex.  Gov't Code § 2054.003)
   SALVAGE PROPERTY. City property, other than items routinely discarded as waste that because of use, time, accident, or any other cause is so worn, damaged, or obsolete that it has little value for the purposes for which it was originally intended.
   SURPLUS PROPERTY. City property that is not salvage property or items routinely discarded as waste; is not currently needed by the city; is not required for the city's foreseeable needs; and possesses some usefulness for the purpose for which it was intended.
(Ord. 990706, passed 7-6-1999; Ord. 160802, passed 8-2-2016)