Media, PA (PRWEB) May 03, 2013
In an online auction that started on May 1st and ends on May 15th, Delaware County, PA is selling a 2006 Chrysler 300, a 2003 Crown Victoria, a 2002 Crown Victoria, and a 2000 Dodge Stratus for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Delaware County is conducting a 2-week auction of its surplus items. The agency is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
Delaware County 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 county is auctioning the surplus cars 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.
Delaware County has been using Municibid successfully since 2011 to sell automobiles, trucks, cars, emergency vehicles and other surplus equipment. Buyers have left over a dozen positive feedback remarks on the Municibid.com website regarding their transactions with the county. Not only has the government agency been able to garnish more non-tax revenue by auctioning surplus items on Municibid, but bidders have been able to purchase unique items at prices they consider fair with positive transaction experiences.
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.”
Delaware County’s online auction of the vehicles ends on May 15th. The listings 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.