Sale of most items will begin to close at 6 p.m. May 16, others May 23
FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen
“The online surplus auctions continue to serve the county well,” Freeholder Gary Rich said. “It provides a greater benefit in terms of revenue and makes it easier for bidders who can monitor the sale though their computers. Plus, we get many more bidders, including some in other states.”
Surplus property from the county’s Fleet Services, Bridge Division, Buildings and Grounds,
The auction will be conducted by Auction Liquidation Services. A full list of the auction items will be posted online at www.govauctionlistservices.com closer to the auction date. Pictures, descriptions, terms of sale and other information will be available.
Most items for sale will also be available for viewing from to on Monday, May 1, and Tuesday, May 15 at the Public Works and Engineering Complex,
Online bidding for all items will commence at Saturday, May 12, and will begin to close for most items at May 16. Bidding on the large items at the
Successful bidders will be able to pick up their item or items at
The county has been conducting online auctions since 2007. To date, the online auctions have netted more than $2 million dollars for the county.
“In addition to broadening the bidder base, having the entire auction online eliminates weather concerns and reduces labor issues,” said Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone, liaison the to the Department of Public Works and Engineering. “Previous surplus auctions cost taxpayers because they were held solely on the weekend, which accrued overtime expenses for setup, oversight and security.”
“We expect to have at least one additional surplus auction in the fall,” Rich said.