Auction Set for Saturday, May 19, at Near Dog Fancier’s Park
The preview and pre-registration period for Saturday’s government surplus auction will be Wednesday, May 16 through Friday, May 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.
Anyone interested in participating in the May 19 auction is urged to pre-register as a bidder during the preview and pre-registration period. The auction will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, in a County lot located at 4320 Stephanie St., 89122, off East Flamingo Road near Dog Fancier’s Park. A registration office opens up on site in the lot on Wednesday, and will be open during business hours through Friday. To register, prospective bidders need to present a valid ID when they come to the office.
Saturday’s sale features office desks, computers and 150 vehicles and equipment, including 70 school buses. Lost and found items from McCarran International Airport and items from the St. George Police Department also will be sold, including digital cameras, Ipods, watches, jewelry and bicycles. During the preview period, the public can view some vehicles and merchandise that will be sold. TNT Auction, the contractor that manages the sales, posts a complete listing of sale items on its website at www.tntauction.com. The postings get updated regularly as the date of the auction approaches and participants submit more items for sale.
“Our auctions are very popular with the public because people are always looking for good deals on everything from office equipment to well-maintained used cars and trucks,” said David Johnson, manager of the County’s Automotive Division. “It’s important to register as a bidder early so you don’t get stuck waiting in line on Saturday when the auction starts.”
The vehicle auction will take place both live and online. People who plan to participate in the vehicle sale as online bidders can register online via TNT’s website. Bidding for all other merchandise takes place during the live auction, requiring bidders to register on site and in person to participate. In addition to Clark County, participating agencies include McCarran International Airport, the local cities, the state of Nevada, UNLV, Las Vegas Convention Center, Clark County School District, Las Vegas Valley Water District, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, St. George, and Washington County, Utah. The date for the final auction of 2012 is Saturday, Nov. 17
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