AMES, Iowa – Aug.
22, 2013 – A public auction of state-owned equipment will be held by the Iowa
Department of Transportation on its grounds in Ames Saturday, Sept. 7,
beginning at 9 a.m.
Equipment for offices
and shops, automotive supplies and many other items are included in the sale.
The sale will be held in the auction building south of the Iowa DOT's sign shop
on South Fourth Street.
Office equipment to be
sold includes facsimile machines, toner cartridges, label makers and other
items. File cabinets, desks, computer tables, folding tables, shelving units
and chairs will also be sold.
Included in the shop
equipment items are survey equipment, bench grinders, chain saws, drills, drill
presses, impact drivers, arrow signals, warning signs, a sandblaster and much
Automotive supplies in
the sale include radios, tool boxes, tires and other items.
Items for sale
may be inspected at the sale site from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept.6, and
from 7 to 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7.
Payment for the items
must be made the day of the sale by cash, cashier's check or certified check.
Personal or company checks will be accepted, if accompanied by satisfactory
identification. Items may be removed from the Iowa DOT grounds after full
payment has been made and buyers have receipts for their purchases. All items
purchased must be removed by Friday, Sept. 13.
Sales tax will be
collected. Dealers must provide tax exemption numbers to be exempted from the
tax. Prospective bidders who have permanent bid numbers are asked to bring
those numbers to the auction.
Lynch Auction Co. of
Boone will conduct the auction. Coffee, sandwiches and cold drinks will be
available at the auction site.
A listing of auction
items is also available on the DOT's website at http://www.iowadot.gov/auction/auctlist.htm.
Contact: Mike Holl at
515-239-1576 or firstname.lastname@example.org