West Pikeland Township started using Municibid successfully in 2012 to sell surplus, including other landscaping equipment. Their last online auction netted thousands of dollars to go back into their budget.
Chester Springs, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013
In an online auction that started on June 20th and ends on July 11th, West Pikeland Township, PA is selling a Premier 2009 Landscaper Trailer and a Pequea 1080 Deckover Trailer for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, West Pikeland is conducting a 3-week auction of its surplus items. The municipality is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
West Pikeland 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.
West Pikeland Township started using Municibid successfully in 2012 to sell their surplus, including other landscaping equipment, as well as police cars and emergency vehicles. 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.”
West Pikeland Township’s online auction of their government surplus items ends on July 11th. Included in the auction is the Model LT 618-7K TATB Premier Landscape Trailer from 2009. It has a deck length of 18’ and a width of 6’ 4”. it has a built-in deck ramp, 15” wheels, GVWR 7,000 pounds, and current inspection. Also included in the online auction is the Model 1080DO Pequea 1080 Deckover Trailer from 2005, also with current inspection and electric brakes.
The West Pikeland Township 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.