Gilbertsville, PA (PRWEB) August 02, 2013
In an online auction that started on July 29th and ends on August 12th, New Hanover Township in Montgomery County, PA is selling a 1999 International 4700 LP dump truck, a 1981 AP8 trailer, and a Kohler emergency power generator system for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, New Hanover 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.
New Hanover Township 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 township 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.
New Hanover started using Municibid successfully in 2011 to sell their surplus, including trucks, cars, machinery, 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.”
New Hanover Township, PA’s online auction of their government surplus items ends on August 12th. Included in the auction is a Kohler emergency power generator system with a John Deere diesel engine. Also included in the surplus auction is a 1999 International 4700 LP dump truck with 78,663 miles and a DT 466E 175HP engine with 430 lbs. of torque. The remaining item for sale is a 1981 AP8 trailer in good condition with current inspection through April, 2014.
The New Hanover Township, PA 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.