Public Auction & Disposal of County Government Property
Beginning March 6, 2012
Washington County will utilize the electronic auction service GovDeals or Public Surplus for disposal of much of the surplus personal property owned by the County. For more information about this auction process please contact the Washington County Purchasing Division, at 479-444-1707 or 444-1669. To see all County items that are for sale click on the Public Surplus logo/link or the GovDeals logo/link at the bottom of the page.
If you are interested in placing a bid for any item for sale by electronic auction, then please follow the instructions on the Public Surplus or GovDeals website. If you have questions about how to use the GovDeals website, please contact GovDeals directly (CustomerService@govdeals.com or 800-613-0156).
Please note that the terms of sale for each item offered for sale by the County normal includes the following conditions :
All property is offered for sale « AS IS, WHERE IS ». After removal of sold property, all sales are final. Most items offered for sale are used and may contain defects not immediately detectable. Bidders are encouraged to and may inspect for-sale property prior to bidding. Bidders must adhere to inspection dates and times indicated. To schedule an inspection, please contact the County Purchasing Office via email or phone (479-444-1707 or 479-444-1669)
The County makes and Buyer receives no warranty, express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular use, with respect to any products, including any hardware or software, provided to Buyers by the County pursuant to this agreement or otherwise, or any services rendered to or for Buyer pursuant to this agreement or otherwise. In no event shall the County be liable to Buyer for any indirect, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages or lost profits, arising out of or related to this agreement or performance or breach thereof, even if the County has been advised of possibility thereof. Additionally, in no event shall the County be liable to Buyer for any damages resulting from or related to any failure or delay of the County in performance of services under this agreement, or any failure of any product provided or sold in connection with said services or otherwise. The County will use reasonable care to provide Buyer in a timely manner product as advertised. The County’s liability to Buyer hereunder, if any, shall in no event exceed the total of amounts paid to the County hereunder or in connection herewith by Buyer.
Payment in full is due not later than close of business five (5) County business days from date of Buyer’s Certificate or else Bidder forfeits sale of merchandise. Acceptable forms of payment are: U.S. Currency, cashier’s check, certified check, money order, traveler’s checks, or a company check with a mandatory bank letter guaranteeing payment. NO PERSONAL CHECKS ACCEPTED. Checks shall be made payable to Washington County Arkansas . Payments shall be made at location listed in Buyer’s Certificate.
All items must be removed within 10 business days from date of issuance of Buyer’s Certificate. Purchases will be released only upon receipt of payment as specified. Successful Bidders are responsible for loading and removal of any and all property awarded to them from place where property is located as indicated on website and in Buyer’s Certificate. Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of property. Under no circumstances will the County assume responsibility for packing, loading or shipping. Property may only be removed during normal County hours. Buyers must schedule an inspection. All Bidders and other participants of this auction agree that they have read and fully understand these terms and agree to be bound thereby.