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Written by Administrator   

The Council for the City of Delphos has passed a resolution to authorize the Administration to sell personal property that is unneeded, obsolete, or unfit for municipal purposes by internet auction.

The items to be auctioned shall be inventoried, listed by department, given an appropriate identification number, and contain pertinent information (e.g., year, make, model, mileage, vin number, serial number. Each Department Head shall determine said property that is no longer needed for public use, obsolete or unfit for the use for which it was acquired and shall submit that property with the suggested minimum price to be sold via internet to the Safety Service Director.

The Safety Service Director is official point of contact for all internet auctions and shall be responsible for:

  1. Establishing a minimum price for each item of city property to be auctioned;
  2. Establish “terms and conditions” for online sales in accordance with Resolution 2014-6 and any future resolutions which shall be available for review at the City Municipal Building;
  3. Ensure that the property is sold by internet auction in accordance with Resolution 2014-6 and the “terms and condition” for online sales;
  4. Ensure that the City receives all monies due and owing to the City as a result of the sale of said property; and
  5. Complete training provided by GovDeals Client Services Department regarding Financial Settlement Services.
  6. All property will be offered for sale subject to the City of Delphos Sales Terms and Conditions;
  7. All property is offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS, AND WITHOUT WARRANTY.” The City of Delphos makes no warranty, guaranty or representations of any kind, either expressed or implied, as to the merchantability or fitness for any purpose of the property offered for sale. The “buyer” of any City property is not entitled to any payment for loss of profit or any other money damages – special, direct, indirect or consequential – against the city that in any way relates to the purchase and/or use of the property;
  8. All property will be available to the public on GovDeals.com website for a minimum of fourteen (14) days, including Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays as required by Section 721.15 (D) of the Ohio Revised Code;
  9. If any City property offered for sale by internet auction is not sold within fifteen (15) days after being posted on the GovDeals.com website, the City may withdraw said property from the internet auction at any time;
  10. City property shall not be transferred to a successful bidder until such time as guaranteed payment has been received in full;
  11. The City Council for the City of Delphos, Ohio reserves the right to reject any bids and to withdraw from sale any items listed on GovDeals.com.

The internet auction will be conducted in the following manner under the following general terms and conditions;

GovDeals, Inc. shall collect all auction proceeds by means of PayPal, credit card or wire transfer. The Client pays a 5% fee, but not less than $5.00, and the winning bidder pays a 7.5% Buyers Premium.

GovDeals, Inc., will remit the auction proceeds, minus its fees and the 7.5% percent “Buyer’s Premium” to the City on a weekly basis.

The Safety Service Director shall publish notice of the Council’s intent to sell surplus property in a newspaper of general circulation in the municipal corporation or as provided in section 7.16 of the Revised Code, notice of its intent to sell unneeded, obsolete or unfit municipal personal property by internet auction. Said notice shall include a summary of the information and shall be published twice. The second notice shall be published not less than ten nor more than twenty days after the previous notice. A similar notice also shall be posted continually throughout the calendar year in a conspicuous place in the Municipal Building. The notice shall be posted continually throughout the calendar year on the City’s website.

Written by Sherryl   
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