Brick, NJ (PRWEB) October 03, 2013
In an online auction that started on September 27th and ends on October 8th, The Township of Brick in Ocean County, NJ is selling over 40 municipal work trucks, vehicles, dumpsters and watercraft for additional non-tax revenue. Items for auction include six 1997 Peterbilt 320 garbage trucks, two 1993 Blue Bird TC2000 school buses, and a 1987 Seahawk Cuddy Cabin J250VXSSS 24.5 Police Boat, among other surplus items. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, the Township of Brick is conducting a 10-day auction of its government surplus. The agency is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
The Township of Brick, NJ 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. Among the hundreds of governments using Municibid on the East Coast are the Cities of Boston and Philadelphia, and dozens of townships, counties, and other official agencies throughout New Jersey. Auctions on Municibid result in competitive bidding and great deals on government surplus and forfeited items. The Township of Brick is auctioning its surplus items online because the Municibid website has an established nationwide reach growing every day.
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 Township of Brick, NJ’s online auction of their government surplus items ends on October 8th. Included in the auction is a 2003 Autocar Expeditor Recycling Truck, a 2004 Freightliner FL70 Street Sweeper, a Polaris Genesis Jet Ski, and a 1989 Freightliner 113645D dump truck. Also included in the auction is a 2000 Ford Crown Victoria, formerly used by the township as a police vehicle. Brick is selling 41 total government surplus items on Municibid right now.
The Township of Brick, NJ Surplus Store can be found online here: http://www.municibid.com/storecatalog.asp?userid=9613.
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.