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Posted on: August 2, 2017

[ARCHIVED] View City Surplus Property Auction Items Through Wednesday, August 16

2017 City of Arcata Surplus Property Auction


Need parts for a 2011 Crown Vic? How about for a 1992 GMC Topkick dump truck? Bargain hunters, here is your chance to buy used City of Arcata equipment during the city’s surplus property auction. Potential bidders can inspect the auction items on weekdays between 1 and 4 p.m. starting on Thursday, August 3 through Tuesday, August 15, at the City’s corporation yard at 600 South G Street. There will be a final chance to inspect items on Wednesday, August 16, from 9 to 10 a.m. Bids must be received by 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 16.

The list of equipment up for auction includes a 1990 Ingersoll Rand air compressor, a gas powered smoke blower, a 100 gallon steel fuel tank, a 1958 Hyster forklift XA, four Magna Charge electric vehicle chargers, a 2008 Miles electric vehicle and an assortment of other used City vehicles which are being sold for parts only. A full list of equipment for sale is available at Click the “Bids” button.

All interested buyers need to fill out a bid form, available for download at, at the City Manager’s office at City Hall, or from the Streets and Utility Division Secretary at the corporation yard. Bids must be mailed or delivered in a sealed envelope addressed to the City of Arcata, 736 F Street, Arcata, CA 95521, ATTN: SALE OF SURPLUS PROPERTY. All bids must be received by 11 a.m. on Wednesday, August 16.

Bidders must contact the City at (707) 822-5953 by 5 p.m. on Friday, August 18, to verify if they placed the winning bid.

Everything up for auction will be sold as-is and where-is. Vehicles are sold for parts only and the City will not provide smog certification. Payment for all items must be made in person, in full by cash, cashier’s check or money order within three business days of notification of being the winning bidder at the City Finance Office at City Hall. Sale items must be picked up from the corporation yard between 8 a.m. to noon, and 1 to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, and no later than Monday, August 21, 2017, at 4 p.m.

For more information, call (707) 825-2101 or visit


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