The City of Boston is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell 18 surplus vehicles.
Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 15, 2013
In an online auction that started on March 7th and ends on March 18th, the City of Boston, MA is selling 18 cars, trucks, and vans for additional non-tax revenue. By using an established, but innovative, online government auctions site specifically designed for municipalities, Boston is conducting a 10-day auction of the surplus vehicles. It is looking to garnish thousands of dollars to be put back into its budget.
The City of Boston is using online auction site, Municibid.com to sell the items. Municibid was established in 2006 and has grown steadily since, with over 800 government agencies auctioning surplus through the efficient online system. Boston is auctioning 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.
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 City of Boston, MA’s online auction of these vehicles ends on March 18th. The auction includes a 1995 Chevy Lumina, a 2001 Ford Taurus, a 1997 Ford F-350, two 1991 Chevy Kodiaks, and other surplus cars and trucks that are in various conditions.
This surplus auction can be found online here:
Municibid.com is an online government auctions platform serving over 800 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.