The Town of Millis Fire/Rescue Department’s online auction of their government surplus emergency vehicles ends on July 2nd.
Millis, MA (PRWEB) June 25, 2013
In an online auction that started on June 11th and ends on July 2nd, the Town of Millis in Norfolk County, MA is selling a 1995 E-One International Rescue Pumper and a 1984 Duplex LTI 108' Ladder Truck for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, the Town of Millis is conducting a 3-week auction of its surplus fire and rescue vehicles. The agency is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
Millis 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 Millis Fire/Rescue Department is auctioning the surplus item 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 Town of Millis Fire/Rescue Department’s online auction of their government surplus emergency vehicles ends on July 2nd. The 1995 E-One International Rescue Pumper has a 5-person cab, 1,172 hours and 7,468 miles. It has automatic transmission and a 500 gallon water tank. The 1984 Duplex LTI 108' Ladder Truck has 5,032 hours and 20,698 miles. It comes with an Onan GenSet generator 10Kw. Both vehicles are expected to help the Town of Millis make thousands of dollars in non-tax revenue.
The Town of Millis surplus auction of these emergency fire/rescue vehicles 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.