Closter, NJ (PRWEB) March 01, 2013
In an online auction that started on February 26th and ends on March 11th, the Borough of Closter, NJ is selling a 1991 Simon Duplex LTI 85' Ladder Truck for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Closter is conducting a -week auction of the emergency fire vehicle. It is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
The Borough of Closter is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell the items. Municibid was established in 2006 and has grown steadily since, with over 800 government agencies auctioning surplus through the efficient online system. Closter is auctioning 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.
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 Borough of Closter’s online auction of this emergency fire vehicle ends on March 11th. It is said to be in very good condition and still in use every day. It is equipped with a Detroit 8V92TA-JWAC Diesel that has approx. 2774 hours and 18,000 miles; Allison HT740 automatic transmission; 50 gal fuel tank; Hale QSMG single stage 1500 GPM pump; Onan 600 watt diesel generator Model 6.0DJE-3CR/8388; current certifications; full complement of ground ladders; 2 VHF mobile radios; 1 remote radio head; 5 portable radio chargers; 6 pike poles (various sizes); 2 roof ladders; 2 – 35’ 3 section ladders; 1- 2 section ladder; 4 axes; 2 lengths 50’ 1 ¾ hose; 500’ of 4” hose; 5 LED flashlights; 1 smoke ejector; other miscellaneous hose rolls of various sizes; and miscellaneous hose adapters.
This surplus auction can be found online here:
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.