AUCTION TYPE: ONLINE

Oct

26

Broward County Fleet Services
Surplus Transit Buses, Community Buses, and Parts

Bidding Starts October 21 @ 3:00pm

Lots Begin to Close October 26 @ 3:00pm

7% Buyers Premium, All sales are "As-is" "Where Is"
The items included in this Auction are
Offered and Sold Subject to the Confirmation of the Seller.

https://www.proxibid.com/National-Auction-Company/Broward-County-Fleet-Services-Transit-Auction/event-catalog/210217

INVENTORY

Lot List

Lot NumberLot TitleFile
003082003 Gillig 40' bus
003122008 Nabi 40' bus
003242003 Gillig 40' bus
005112005 Nabi 40' bus
005162005 Nabi 40' bus
007032007 Nabi 40' bus
007052007 Nabi 40' bus
007102007 Nabi 40' bus
007292007 Nabi 40' bus
008182008 Nabi 40' bus
008272008 Nabi 40' bus
008302008 Nabi 40' bus
008422008 Nabi 40' bus
009212009 Nabi 40' bus
002282002 Gillig 40' bus
002302002 Gillig 40' bus
009202009 Nabi 40' bus
005122005 Nabi 40' bus
008322008 Nabi 40' bus
003162003 Gillig 40' bus
008072008 Nabi 40' bus
007082007 Nabi 40' bus
008142008 Nabi 40' bus
008132003 Nabi 40' bus
007342007 Nabi 40' bus
007402007 Nabi 40' bus
009232009 Nabi 40' bus
005042005 Nabi 40' bus
007452007 Nabi 40' bus
003012003 Gillig 40' bus
007472007 Nabi 40' bus
003102003 Gillig 40' bus
005062005 Nabi 40' bus
008392008 Nabi 40' bus
008282008 Nabi 40' bus
009222009 Nabi 40' bus
014032014 Nabi 40' bus
P00612014 E-450 CHAMPION BUS
P01102014 E-450 CHAMPION BUS
P01122015 E-450 CHAMPION BUS
P01172015 E-450 CHAMPION BUS
P01202015 E-450 CHAMPION BUS
P01312015 E-450 CHAMPION BUS
P01382015 E-450 CHAMPION BUS
1Pallet 1 of Obsolete Parts from CopansLot 1.pdf
2Pallet 2 of Obsolete Parts from CopansLot 2.pdf
3Pallet 1 of Obsolete Parts from Ravenswood WarehouseLot 3.pdf
4Pallet 2 of Obsolete Parts from Ravenswood WarehouseLot 4.pdf
5Obsolete Parts in Blue Box 1 from Ravenswood WarehouseLot 5.pdf
6Obsolete Parts in Blue Box 2 from Ravenswood WarehouseLot 6.pdf
7Obsolete Parts in Blue Box 3 from Ravenswood WarehouseLot 7.pdf
8Obsolete Parts - (Farebox)Lot 8.pdf
9Obsolete Parts - (Farebox)Lot 9.pdf
10Radiator Brace/Brackets Obsolete Parts Lot 10.pdf
11Obsolete Parts on Pallet 1-5Lot 11.pdf
12Obsolete Parts Pallet 1-2Lot 12.pdf

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF SALE

Board of County Commissioners
Broward County, Florida
Fleet Services Division
TIMED AUCTION OF SURPLUS TRANSIT BUSES, SHUTTLE BUSES & OBSOLETE BUS PARTS

October 2021

1. SCOPE:

  • The Board of County Commissioners, Broward County, will conduct a public auction of County-Owned Transit Buses, Shuttle Buses & Obsolete Bus Part that have been declared to be surplus to the needs of Broward County.

2. AUCTION DATE:

  • This auction will be a Timed On-Line Auction. Bids will be received at the National Auction Company's Proxibid Auction Page. The auction will be conducted on Proxibid.com.
  • Registration for the auction will be through Proxibid.com and bidders will be required to provide credit card information as a means of verification only.
  • The auction opens on October 21, 2021 at 3:00 P.M. and will end on October 26, 2021 with lots starting to close at 3:00 P.M.
  • The auction web site will make use of staggered closing times but all bids will end on October 26, 2021.
  • All top bid prices will be reported to The Board of County Commissioners, Broward County, Florida, Fleet Services Division. Any bids received after published closing times will not be accepted except those that fall under the conditions of Extensions of Bid described in the following bullet.
  • Extensions of Bid: In the event a bid or bids are made during the last two minutes of an auction, the end time for the auction will be extended for an additional two minutes. Extensions will continue until no further bids are received within the last two minutes of the auction.
  • Transit Buses, Shuttle Buses and Obsolete Bus Parts being offered in this Time-Bid Auction will be sold Subject to the Confirmation of the Seller, The Broward County Board of County Commissioners. In the event top bid prices are not confirmed by Broward County personnel, items may be withdrawn from the auction and placed in an event to be conducted at a future time. It is expected Top Bidders will be notified their bid has been accepted within 48 hours from the time the auction closes.
  • The Auctioneer reserves the right to establish minimum opening bid prices and amounts for bid increases. In the event bidders do not comply with minimum amounts stated, bids received that are less than those set forth will not be accepted.

3. PLACE:

  • The Auction will be conducted by National Auction Company on Proxibid.com.

4. INSPECTION OF VEHICLES & OBSOLETE PARTS:

  • Transit & Shuttle Buses included in this auction are not available for Preview because of pending requirements brought about by the COVID 19 Pandemic.
    Pre Event Previews can be scheduled by appointment with the Auctioneer and his staff. Please call George Richards at 954-658-5033 to schedule
  • Information will be provided pertaining to each item included in the auction describing its current condition to the best of the ability of the Auctioneer and his staff. Photographs and descriptions will be published on the Proxibid auction page. Please be advised none of the Transit or Shuttle Buses included in the auction were started. The Transit Buses were towed to the auction site. Some of the Shuttle Buses were driven to the auction site and running when parked. Information provided by National Auction Company is not guaranteed and prospective bidders should rely upon their own judgement concerning the condition of each item.
  • Inventory lists have been provided which describe the obsolete parts included in this auction. Actual counts and descriptions have not been verified. This inventory is being offered in As-Is condition and the accuracy of item counts is not guaranteed.
  • Every effort has been made to accurately illustrate the condition of every Transit & Shuttle Bus included in this auction, however, it is possible all defects were not observed or noted in descriptions.
  • The vehicles included in this auction are exempt from odometer/mileage statements. Odometer readings included in the information provided for every Transit or Shuttle Bus are those reported by the seller and might not be accurate. Odometer readings stated in the auction materials have not been verified. If actual odometer readings are different from that reported with the auction information, the sale will not be invalidated.
  • Each item included in this auction is specifically offered and sold in As-Is condition without guaranty or warranty either expressed or implied.
  • Information pertaining to Transit & Shuttle Buses regarding engines and transmissions was provided to the Auctioneer by Broward County. In some cases, information is stated which reflects engines in Transit Buses appear to be complete. This statement does not guarantee any engine and transmission is complete or operable
  • Specific information not found on the website can be obtained by contacting George Richards at (954) 658-5033. It is possible specific information requested may not be available.

5. CONDITIONS OF SALE, DELIVERY-TERMS AND INDEMNIFICATION:

  • Broward County, as a casual seller, is selling surplus Transit & Shuttle Buses at Public Auction, for cash, to the highest bidders. Announcements made by the Auctioneer will be made through the website and e-mailed to all registered bidders. Despite efforts to avoid withdrawal of items from the sale list after being mailed or advertised, it is sometimes necessary. The Broward County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to do so and further reserves the right to accept or reject any/all bids.
  • Buyer (s) shall at all times hereafter indemnify, hold harmless and, defend County, its officers, agents, servants, and employees from and against any and all causes of action, damages, claims, losses, liabilities and expenditures of any kind, including attorney fees, court costs, and expenses, causes or alleged to be caused by intentional or a negligent act of, or omission of, Buyer, its subcontractors, employees, agents, servants, or officers, or resulting from, or related to the subject matter of this Agreement including, without limitation, the removal of any property purchased by the Buyer from Broward County, the sale by Buyer of any such property to third parties, any defect in the operation or physical condition of any such property and any and all claims, losses, liabilities, expenditures, demands or causes of action of any nature whatsoever resulting from injuries or damaged sustained by any person or property. In the event any lawsuit or other proceeding is brought against Broward County by reason of any such claim, cause of action or demand, Buyer shall, upon written notice from Broward County, resist and defend such lawsuit or proceeding by counsel satisfactory to Broward County or, at Broward County’s option, pay for an attorney selected by County Attorney to defend Broward County. To the extent considered necessary by the Contract Administrator and the County Attorney, any sums due Buyer under this Agreement may be retained by Broward County until all claims for indemnification pursuant to this Agreement have been settled or otherwise resolved; and any amount withheld shall not be subject to payment of interest by Broward County. The provisions and obligations of this section shall survive the expiration or earlier termination of this Agreement.
  • All Transit & Shuttle Buses are being offered and sold “as is” and “where is.” Neither Broward County or National Auction Company makes any warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied to the operation or condition of any vehicle. Even though great effort is made to assure the accuracy of information, it is possible information provided might not be correct.
  • Once top bid prices have been received and communicated to Broward County Personnel, all sales are final and there will be no refunds or exchanges.
  • Successful bidders(s) agree to comply with all terms and provisions as listed above.

6. BUYER’S PREMIUM:

  • A 7% Buyer’s Premium will be added to all top bid prices and included in the final purchase price.

7. NOTIFICATION TO TOP BIDDERS AND PAYMENTS:

  • All Top Bidders will be notified their bid has been accepted by National Auction Company through the E-Mail address supplied at the time of Bidder Registration.
  • Payments can be made by Cash, Money Order or Cashier’s Check. All checks should be made payable to National Auction Company, Auctioneer’s Escrow Account. Personal and Corporate Checks will be accepted only when accompanied by a current bank letter which guarantees payment for purchases made at this auction.
  • Credit cards, debit cards and ZELLE or other similar payment platforms are NOT acceptable forms of payment.
  • Payments can be made by Bank to Bank Wire Transfer. Please contact Auctioneer, George Richards at 954-658-5033 for bank information. Purchasers making payment by wire transfer will be required to provide their name and bidder number.
  • Payments will be accepted beginning on October 27 through October 29 between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M.
  • Payments must be made at the Fleet Services Administrative Office located at 1600 NW 31 Avenue (Blount Road), Pompano Beach, Florida 33069-5101.
  • Payments can be made between the hours of 10:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. ONLY.
  • In the event a Top Bidder has purchased more than one item, payment in full must be received before anything can be removed from County property.
  • In the event payments have not been made by October 29 by 3:00 P.M., the Purchaser will be considered to be in default and the item(s) purchased may be sold to the backup bidder.
  • All payments must be made in the name of the person or company who registered for the auction and was notified as the top bidder. Purchaser invoices cannot be modified or exchanged.
  • Purchasers arriving at Broward County Fleet Services will be expected to wear a face covering and observe social distancing.
  • Signs will be posted at Broward County Fleet Services directing purchasers to the area designated for use by National Auction Company.

8. MOTOR VEHICLE TITLE TRANSFERS:

  • Purchasers are required to transfer titles into their name (s).
  • Purchasers will be given the title which must be taken to a Florida authorized Auto Tag Agency. A receipt from the Auto Tag Agency proving the title has been transferred must be provided to National Auction Company before any vehicle (s) can be removed from County property.
  • Licensed Motor Vehicle dealers must provide a copy of their license and Sales Tax Resale Number at the time of bidder registration.
  • Open titles will not be given to purchasers.

9. DEFAULT:

  • If a buyer fails to complete the sale under the conditions set forth hereon, or agreed to by the County, any deposits and/or payments made to the account of the County will be forfeited and vehicles will remain the property of the County.
  • If a Top Bidder fails to make payment in full after being notified their bid has been accepted, at the discretion of Broward County and/or the Auctioneer, the bidder’s name may be subject to removal from the mailing list and may not be permitted to participate in future auctions.

10. REMOVAL:

  • Purchased items must be removed from the auction site on or before Monday, November 1at at 3:00 P.M. Neither Broward County or National Auction Company is responsible for buses, vehicles, equipment, machinery, or other items that remain at the auction site after completion of the auction.
  • Broward County and/or the Auction Company will have staff available to assist with jump starting Shuttle Buses between the hours of 10:00 A.M. until 3:00 P.M. on October 27 & October 28. It is not guaranteed that any Shuttle Bus can be jump-started as new batteries might be required.
  • It will be the responsibility of Purchasers to arrange their own transportation and removal of Non-Running items from Broward County’s property. Purchasers should bring their own jump-boxes or battery cables for any item that will not start on its own. Purchasers will not be permitted to do mechanical work on Broward County premises that go beyond removing and replacing a battery.
  • Bidders/Purchasers should be prepared to have Transit Buses towed.
  • Because of the physical manner in which the Transit Buses are parked, it might be necessary to move other Buses. Every effort will be made to accommodate purchasers.
  • Top Bidders (Purchasers) using Towing or Transport Services will be required to be present when Transit & Shuttle Buses are being removed from Broward County property. In the event tow trucks or transports are sent without the Purchaser (s) being present, Drivers will be required to have a copy of the paid receipt (s).
  • Top Bidders (Purchases) will be required to sign a receipt which shows delivery of purchased vehicles or equipment.
  • All Shuttle Buses are located at Broward County Fleet Services 3, 1600 NW 30 Avenue (Blount Road), Pompano Beach, Florida 33069.
  • Some Transit Buses are located at Broward County Fleet Services 3, 1600 NW 30 Avenue, Pompano Beach, Florida 33069.
  • Some of the Transit Buses are located at Broward County Transit, Copans Road Terminal, 2751 NW 30 Avenue, Pompano Beach, Florida 33069. This is a secured facility and access can only be permitted by appointment. The Copans Road Terminal is located just north of the intersection of Copans Road & NW 30 Avenue. The gate is secured 24/7 and access requires photo identification. Copies of Purchaser Receipts and Bill of Sale must be made available for inspection by the security guard.

11. BIDDER REGISTRATION:

  • All bidders are required to register with National Auction Company on their Proxibid page, Each Bidder will be assigned a Bidder’s Number. The Bidder’s Number will be used and that number will be recorded for that sale. As noted earlier, the auction will be conducted on Proxibid.com and their bidder registration requirements must be complied with.

12. DIRECTIONS:

From I-95 (Broward County)

Exit at Copans Road and continue West to Blount Road. At the traffic signal, turn left and continue to the auction site which is North of the Sheriff’s Office facility. Watch for the sign which says Broward County Bridges & Highways. Parking is available on the south side of the property.

FROM the Turnpike (Broward County)

Exit at Coconut Creek Parkway (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. BLVD), Exit #67. After paying toll, continue to the traffic signal and turn left onto Coconut Creek Parkway (MLK Blvd.). Continue on Martin Luther King Boulevard to the second traffic signal and make a U-Turn. At Blount Road, turn right, and the auction site will be on your right just past the Sheriff’s Office facility. Watch for the sign which says Broward County Bridges & Highways. Parking is available on the south side of the property.

13. AUCTION PARKING:

  • There is a parking lot located on the south side of the main entrance of Broward County Bridges & Highways. Please be advised this is a secured facility and private vehicle are not permitted past the guard gate.

14. POINTS OF CONTACT:

Agency: Broward County Fleet Services Division

  • Contact Name: John Leopoldo
  • Contact Number: 954-665-8322
  • Contact Email: jleopoldo@broward.org

Agency: Broward County Fleet Services Division

  • Contact Name: James Bailey
  • Contact Number: 954-357-5450
  • Contact Email: jbailey@broward.org

Auctioneer: National Auction Company

  • Contact Name: George Richards
  • Contact Number: 954-658-5033
  • Contact Email: grichards@natlauction.com

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