Hempfield Township started using Municibid successfully in 2010 to sell their surplus, and their last online auction netted thousands of dollars to go back into the township’s budget.
Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013
In an online auction that started on May 1st and ends on May 21st, Hempfield Township, PA is selling a 1997 Ford Single Axle Dump Truck with Plow & Spreader, a 1999 Chevy Pick-up, a 1985 GMC Box Van, a 1999 Massey Ferguson Boom Mower, and 1991 Mack Dump Truck for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Hempfield Township is conducting a three-week auction of its surplus heavy equipment. The agency is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
Hempfield Township is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell the items. Municibid was established in 2006 and has grown steadily since, with 1,000 government agencies auctioning surplus through the efficient online system. The township is auctioning the surplus heavy equipment 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.
Hempfield Township started using Municibid successfully in 2010 to sell their surplus heavy equipment, including stone chippers, salt spreaders, fire trucks, car lifts and air compressors. Their last online auction netted thousands of dollars to go back into the township’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.”
Hempfield Township’s online auction of their government surplus items ends on May 21st. Included in the auction are a 1997 Ford Single Axle Dump Truck with Plow & Spreader, a 1999 Chevy Pick-up, a 1985 GMC Box Van, a 1999 Massey Ferguson Boom Mower, and 1991 Mack Dump Truck. The Ford Dump Truck with Plow & Spreader is a 7 speed, 10 Cummings engine with a 10 foot Gledhill Plow. The spreader and hitch are included.
The Hempfield Township surplus auction can be found online here: https://www.municibid.com/storecatalog.asp?userid=319.
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.