The City of Baton Rouge, LA Lists Huge Lot of Government Surplus for Sale on Municibid

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The City of Baton Rouge, LA is selling nearly 180 items, including vehicles, electronics, office equipment, kitchen equipment, tools, furniture, and machinery in an online auction designed to capture non-tax revenue.

The City of Baton Rouge, LA Lists Huge Lot of Government Surplus for Sale on Municibid

Baton Rouge started using Municibid successfully in 2012 to sell their surplus, including trucks, cars, machinery, tools, electronics, and equipment. Their last online auction netted thousands of dollars to go back into the agency’s budget.

In an online auction that started on July 29th and ends on August 12th, the City of Baton Rouge, LA is selling 179 items, including a 1999 Scotty Mobile Concepts Safety House, a 2008 Dodge Charger, a 2007 Ford Expedition XLT, several former police cruisers and government vehicles, as well as cars, vans, trucks, electronics, cameras, office equipment, tools, furniture, industrial kitchen appliances, and machinery for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Baton Rouge is conducting a 2-week auction of its surplus items. The government agency is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.

The City of Baton Rouge is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell the items. Municibid was established in 2006 and has grown steadily since, with over 1,000 government agencies auctioning surplus through the efficient online system. The city is auctioning the surplus items online because the website has an established nationwide reach growing every day. Auctions on Municibid result in competitive bidding and fair prices for government surplus items.

Baton Rouge started using Municibid successfully in 2012 to sell their surplus, including trucks, cars, machinery, tools, electronics, and equipment. Their last online auction netted thousands of dollars to go back into the agency’s budget.

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.”

The City of Baton Rouge, LA’s online auction of their government surplus items ends on August 12th. Included in the auction is a 1995 Ford L9000 Tandem Axle Truck WW-85 and a 1991 Ford F700 Telelect Titan 3700 Crane Truck WW-135, in addition to other vans, cars, trucks, and vehicles. Also included in the surplus auction are several office copiers, industrial kitchen equipment, and chain saws.

The City of Baton Rouge, LA Surplus Store can be found online here:
https://www.municibid.com/storecatalog.asp?userid=4971.

About Municibid.com
Municibid.com is an online government auctions platform serving 1,000 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.

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