Lower Gwynedd, PA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013
In an online auction that started on August 15th and ends on September 18th, Lower Gwynedd Township in Pennsylvania is selling a 1997 International 4900 Dump Truck, a 2006 Ford Crown Victoria, and a 2003 Ford Crown Victoria for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Lower Gwynedd is conducting a 1-month auction of its surplus items. The government agency is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
Lower Gwynedd Township, PA 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 in the greater Philadelphia region are the Bucks County District Attorney’s Office, the City of Philadelphia and Delaware County. Auctions on Municibid result in competitive bidding and great deals on government surplus and forfeited items. Lower Gwynedd is auctioning its surplus items online because the Municibid website has an established nationwide reach growing every day.
Lower Gwynedd Township started using Municibid successfully in 2012 to auction their surplus, including a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Extended Cab 4X4 with Plow that sold for over $10,000. Their last online auction netted thousands of dollars to go back into the town’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.”
Lower Gwynedd Township, PA’s online auction of their government surplus items ends on September 18th. Included in the auction is a 1997 International 4900 Dump Truck with 33,544 miles. It has an aluminum J& J dump body with coal door, automatic tarp, diesel engine, automatic transmission, hydraulics to the rear for tailgate spreader, 10 foot Flink power angle plow included, and a 25 ton pintle hook and electric brake controller. The tires are all 70% plus. This vehicle has been fleet maintained and is ready for work. Also included in the auction are two Ford Crown Victorias, formerly used by the township as police vehicles.
The Lower Gwynedd 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.