County of Marin - News Releases - Fleet Auction

For Immediate Release
June 10, 2019

County Vehicle Auction Begins June 15

Variety of cars, trucks and heavy equipment to be offered at below market rates

San Rafael, CA – A wide range of vehicles will be available for public purchase starting Saturday, June 15, when the Marin County Department of Public Works starts an online auction. The selection includes pickup trucks, heavy equipment, and various SUVs and cars.

This pickup truck is one of the vehicles being auctioned.This pickup is one of the vehicles being auctions by the Department of Public Works.
Surplus vehicles and equipment are being offered at below market value. The auction is hosted by www.publicsurplus.com, a secure auction website specializing in selling surplus government property to the public.

As Marin County is committed to environmental awareness and fiscally responsible spending, the County fleet continues to be reduced. Vehicles with high fuel consumption or excessive particulate emissions are being sold and, if possible, replaced by more environmentally friendly options. The County fleet includes over 90 hybrid and electric vehicles, with additional alternative fuel vehicles being added at every opportunity. Renewable diesel fuel and solar powered charging stations are also used to reduce the fleet’s carbon footprint.

The auction begins at midnight Saturday, June 15, and closes at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22. Details about the auction items are not available or visible on the website until the auction begins. Vehicles with their corresponding service records are available for viewing Tuesday, June 18, through Thursday, June 20, from noon to 3 p.m. at the County Public Works Garage, 6 Peter Behr Dr., San Rafael.

All items are sold “as is” and all sales are final; it is the buyer’s responsibility to check the vehicle’s condition prior to purchase. Payment must be received by Public Surplus within five business days of the auction’s close, and vehicles must be picked up weekdays between 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. within five business days of receipt of payment.

For details, contact Adrian Sahadeo. Requests for accommodation can be made by calling 415-473-4381 or 415-473-3232 (TDD/TTY) or e-mail the Disability Access division.

Contact:

Michael Frost
Deputy Director
Department of Public Works

3501 Civic Center Drive
San Rafael, CA 94913
(415) 473-3725
CRS Dial 711
Email: Michael Frost
www.marincounty.org/pw