Taxpayer demand and tightened budgets require government agencies to look for new ways of increasing non-tax revenue. Municibid is an easy way to achieve this and at no cost to the agency.
Kutztown, PA (PRWEB) February 05, 2013
In an online auction that started on January 11th and ends on February 15th, Kutztown Borough, PA is selling a 1995 GMC Top-Kick with Simon-Telelect Digger Derrick for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, the township is conducting a month-long auction of this unique medium duty electric truck. It is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
Kutztown Borough is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell the vehicle and digger. Municibid was established in 2006 and has grown steadily since, with over 800 government agencies auctioning surplus through the efficient online system.
Kutztown Borough decided to use Municibid to auction its surplus items because the website has an established nationwide reach growing every day. The technology is specifically designed for government surplus items, so the proper legal terms are in place for both seller and buyer. Auctions on Municibid result in competitive bidding and fair prices for government surplus items.
Municibid Founder and CEO, Greg Berry said, “Taxpayer demand and tightened budgets require government agencies to look for new ways of increasing non-tax revenue. Municibid is an easy way to achieve this and at no cost to the agency.” Berry added “Auction items will reach a much broader, national audience of competing bidders, leading to better net results.”
Kutztown Borough’s online auction of this item ends on February 15th. It is described as a 1995 GMC Top-Kick w/ Simon-Telelect Mod. 92-45 Digger Derrick with only 4,531 miles and 1,970 hours. It has a new state inspection and has been serviced every 200 hours. Potential bidders may contact Dan Batz, Borough Mechanic for an appointment or with questions at 610-683-6131 ext. 124.
This item can be found on the Municibid website here: http://www.municibid.com/detail.asp?id=14771
Municibid.com is an online government auctions platform serving over 800 state and local government agencies across the US from cities like Philadelphia, Boston and Baton Rouge, to small towns, authorities, school districts and universities. Municibid is designed for government agencies to more effectively sell surplus, forfeitures and other no longer needed items to the public via a convenient and easy-to-use website. Municibid proactively markets items nationwide via social media and traditional avenues at no cost to the selling agency.