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FY 2024 Inventory Plan Personal Property Custodian Training
Invalid Custodian Report Ping Technologies
Weekly Office Hours National Property Management Assoc.
FMSAM Scanner Guide

FY 2024 Inventory Plan

September 28, 2023

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) will conduct annual inventories to comply with Contract 31 and 41 CFR 109 requirements. This yearly inventory plan provides the specific details of the FY2024 Annual Inventory Plan.



Begin Date

Completion Date

1 Inventory Base Officially Selected 09/25/2023 09/25/2023
2 Inventory Plan Submitted to DOE-BSO 09/30/2023 09/30/2023
3 FY2024 Inventory Period 10/01/2023 08/31/2024
4 Property Management Spot Check Period 10/01/2023 12/22/2023
5 Selected Assets Distributed to Division 12/13/2023 12/13/2023
6 Divisional Inventory Period (Physical Inventory Period) 01/01/2024 05/30/2024
7 Precious Metals Inventory 01/01/2024 07/31/2024
8 Storage Review 03/01/2024 03/29/2024
9 Retirement Packets Submitted to Property Management 06/01/2024 07/31/2024
10 Controlled Substances 07/01/2024 07/31/2024
11 Final Report Submitted to DOE 08/31/2024

Invalid Custodian Report

October 2023

In preparation for the FY2024 Inventory please review the Invalid Custodian Report and update the records

Weekly Office Hours

October 2023

Property Management is holding weekly office hours on Wednesday’s from 10:30am-11:30am. This is an optional, informal, discussion session. We can help with running reports, utilizing the barcode/RFID scanners and assist with any other property related concerns.

FMS Asset Management Scanner Guide

October 2023

Please review the FMSAM scanner training guide and re-familiarize yourself with how to sync and post scans for the upcoming FY2024 inventory period.

Personal Property Custodian Training

October 2023

Property Management has developed Personal Property Custodian training. We encourage the divisions to have new custodians review the training, and for current custodians as a refresher.

Ping Technologies

BigFix • Jamf • Google Admin Console

October 2023

As technology changes we have to change with it. Ping technology is a great way to accomplish inventorying IT related assets without any human interaction. This cuts down time in the field searching for and scanning assets. Berkeley Lab has over 20,000 IT related assets that could benefit from this technology.

> Read more about BigFix
> Download BigFix
> Learn how to install BigFix

NPMA – National Property Management Association

Certifications • Training • Annual National Education Seminar

October 2023

With there being limited training with regards to managing Personal Property, the National Property Management Association (NPMA) is a great foundation that provides many webinars, conferences and certification programs. Here you can learn new and innovative ways to manage the property in your division(s) and collaborate with other property people from other organizations.

> NPMA Membership
> NPMA Certifications
> NPMA National Education Seminar (NES) 2024

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