Utility truck, equipment public auction begins Aug. 27

Items available to the public via an online auction service.


The Eagle River Water & Sanitation District is selling two 4×4 utility trucks with snowplows, one with an extended cab, using the Public Surplus online auction service. Bidding opens Aug. 27 and closes Sept. 6.


Auction items were used in everyday operations and were regularly maintained. District vehicles are replaced after about 110,000 miles, while equipment is replaced based on age, hours run, or operational needs.


Interested parties should sign up as a registered buyer on the Public Surplus website, where they can also view the district page showing current auction items with pictures and vehicle information.


Fleet and facilities maintenance coordinator Gusty Kanakis manages the auction and is available through the Public Surplus website for questions. Bidders may arrange to inspect auction items between 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, by contacting Kanakis at 970-477-5429. Test drives are not allowed for insurance reasons.


Items available in this auction and their minimum bids are:

Year           Model                                                                                             Mileage              Min Bid

2008          Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4X4 ext cab w/ plow            103154              $2,500.00

2008          Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD 4X4 w/ plow                          103682             $2,500.00

n/a              Trimble Geo7X GNSS handheld GPS w/ charger and case       n/a            $1,000.00


The highest bid submitted for each item that meets or exceeds the reserve amount will be the winning bidder, who will be notified directly by Public Surplus. Winners will pay their winning bid plus a 10 percent handling fee that is charged by Public Surplus.