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.”
Chester, PA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013
In an online auction that started on June 25th and ends on July 8th, The Chester Water Authority in Chester, PA is selling a 2000 Mid-Atlantic Landscaper MALS16 Trailer and a 2004 Chevrolet four wheel drive four door Blazer for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, the CWA in Chester, PA 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 Chester Water Authority 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 municipal agency 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.
The Chester Water Authority started using Municibid successfully in 2010 to sell their surplus, including other landscaping equipment, as well as utility trucks, heavy equipment, vans, vehicles, tractors, and tools. 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 Chester Water Authority’s online auction of their government surplus items ends on July 8th. Included in the auction is the 2000 Mid-Atlantic Landscaper MALS16 Trailer. The useable bed is 16’ by 7’ and it has a GVWR 7,000 pounds. Also included in the online auction is the 2004 Chevrolet four wheel drive four door Blazer with 110,033 miles. This is an automatic, 6-cylinder with air conditioning and power windows, locks and mirrors.
The Chester Water Authority Surplus Store can be found online here:
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.