In the market for a new car? How about a lawn mower or construction trailer? These items could be yours if the price is right.
Monmouth County is holding an online auction of items from the county’s Fleet Services, Bridge Division, Buildings and Grounds, Park System and Reclamation Center, as well as seized and surplus property from the Prosecutor’s Office.
The items are being made available in two USGovBid.com auctions: one featuring 99 items and ending Wednesday, May 8 and one featuring a construction trailer ending Wednesday, May 15.
The cars up for auction include a 2005 Cadillac CTS, a 2013 Ford Explorer and a 2003 Mercedes Benz CL55 AMG. Office equipment such as copy machines and computer parts are also available, as are lawn mowers, chain saws, ladder tree stands, kilns and welders.
Most items for sale are available for viewing from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7 at the Public Works and Engineering Complex, 250 Center St., Freehold. The other items can be viewed at the County Reclamation Center at 6000 Asbury Ave., Tinton Falls on May 7 as well. The construction trailer will be available for bid and can be viewed at 10 Harbor Way, Belford on May 7, 13 or 14 by calling Jerry Alloco at the Reclamation Center, 732-890-5191, to make an appointment.
Successful bidders will be able to pick up their item or items at the County’s Public Works Complex between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on May 9 and 10. Items from the Reclamation Center may be picked up between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. by appointment only on May 16 and May 17.
Online auctions have netted more than $2 million for the county since they began conducting them in 2007, according to a press release issued by the county.