Upper Merion Transportation Superintendent Gene Toth said, “It’s time to sell these surplus vehicles. We’ve found agencies using Municibid can make back a lot more non-tax revenue. We’re looking forward to good results."
Upper Merion, PA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013
In an online auction that started on April 29th and ends on May 13th, Upper Merion Township, PA is selling a 2000 Chevy Impala, 2000 Ford Taurus, 2002 Ford Expedition XLT, 1995 Ford F350 Dump Body Truck, and two 2007 Dodge Chargers, as well as a Kellogg American Air Compressor 340TV, a 10 Ft Hydraulic V-Box, and an 8 Ft Gas Powered V-Box for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Upper Merion Township 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.
Upper Merion 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 vehicles and other traffic machinery 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.
Upper Merion Transportation Superintendent Gene Toth said, “It’s time to sell these surplus vehicles and other traffic related items. We’ve found agencies using Municibid for auctions can make back a lot more non-tax revenue than through traditional non-sealed bids. We’re looking forward to good results.”
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.”
Upper Merion Township’s online auction of the vehicles and other items ends on May 13th. The 1995 Ford F350 Dump Body is already attracting great web traffic. With 120,098 miles, a Tow Hitch Hook Up, and a tool box, it will prove a great value to the winning bidder.
The Upper Merion Township surplus auction 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.