Tricounty News

State to sell surplus



State will sell surplus vehicles, tractors, mowers, bikes and more at the July 14th public auction in Arden Hills

Sale includes a Ford mower tractor, diesel forklift, Bobcat Skid steer, shop equipment and lawn maintenance equipment

The State of Minnesota will auction approximately 120 cars and trucks, Ransomes Jacobsen riding mowers, utility trailers, water treatment equipment, generators, office equipment and furniture, police property room items, automotive shop equipment, a canoe and much more on Saturday, July 14th  in Arden Hills.

The auction opens for inspection and registration at 8 a.m., with bidding beginning at about 9:30 a.m. at the Department of Administration Fleet and Surplus Services building, 5420 Old Highway 8 (southeast corner of Interstate 35W and Ramsey County Road I), Arden Hills. All goods are sold as-is, where-is; all sales are final and must be settled in full with cash or personal check the day of the auction. 

Convenient, quick and easy registration and bidding numbers are available online. The only requirements are a computer with an internet connection and a printer. Simple instructions are on the 'Auctions' link of the Surplus Services website, www.mnsurplus.org. Current customers of the state's MinnBid internet auction service can get a bidding card online in just seconds.

The state conducts about 12 surplus goods auctions each year and also sells surplus continuously online at www.minnbid.org.  An auction calendar is available at www.mnsurplus.org.