Post Content

From time to time, OSD offers the public the opportunity to bid on vehicles and other equipment that no longer are of use by the State. Two such opportunities will take place this month:

State Police
Viewing: Thursday, May 18 – 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Auction: Friday, May 19 – 10:00 a.m. (lot opens at 8:30 a.m.)
31-69 Bishop Road
Ayer, MA 01432

Westborough OVM Lot
Viewing: Wednesday, May 17 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Auction: Saturday, May 20 – 10:00 a.m. (lot opens at 8:30 a.m.)
289 Lyman Street
Westborough, MA 01581

You may review the list of planned sale items and associated photographs on the Auctions International website under the Live Auctions tab.* Please note there may be variances between what is advertised on the Auctions International website and the vehicles/equipment offered on the day of the auction: surplus items are made available to all Massachusetts municipalities in advance of the public auction. Public employees are not eligible to bid on items from their employing entity.

Payment for General Public
If your bid is accepted, payment in full is due immediately after the sale. Auctions International, Inc. will accept the following forms of payment on behalf of OSD: cash; bank check; money order; or credit card with two forms of identification, one being a valid driver’s license. Positive identification is required regardless of your method of payment. Visit the Auctions International website to access OSD’s Auction Terms and Conditions.

Payment for Municipal Officials
If your bid is accepted, you may take possession of the vehicle and the State Surplus Property Office will invoice your city/town/municipality. Payment should be sent to the Surplus Property Office within 30 days.

OSD oversees the State’s Surplus Property Program ensuring the Commonwealth realizes the maximum benefit from State-owned surplus personal property. Learn more about the Surplus Property Program at mass.gov/osd > Surplus Property.

*Auctions International is a professional auctioneer licensed by the Commonwealth’s Division of Standards.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Recent Posts

Back-to-School Purchasing: What are Schools Buying? posted on Oct 15

Back-to-School Purchasing: What are Schools Buying?

Back-to-school purchasing may look a little different this year, but school districts are learning to stretch budgets in new ways as the need for in-person, online, and hybrid learning supplies continues. Since announcing the DESE K-12 Health Safety Supply/PPE Program in July, OSD has experienced   …Continue Reading Back-to-School Purchasing: What are Schools Buying?

SDO Invests in Diverse and Small Businesses with New Director Position posted on Sep 23

SDO Invests in Diverse and Small Businesses with New Director Position

The Supplier Diversity Office (SDO) always looks for new ways to increase opportunities for diverse and small businesses to work with the Commonwealth. One recent advancement in this mission came about in late March when the team welcomed Rob Williams into the newly developed role   …Continue Reading SDO Invests in Diverse and Small Businesses with New Director Position

School Building Design and Operations Consulting Services Several vendors posted on Sep 9

School Building Design and Operations Consulting Services Several vendors

Recognizing that equipping children and staff with the appropriate safety supplies is but one aspect of schools’ safe reopening requirements, DESE has been working with OSD to ensure school districts have immediate access to facilities operations technical assistance services through a Statewide Contract. The newly   …Continue Reading School Building Design and Operations Consulting Services Several vendors