Vehicle auction in Columbus features wide selection

More than 200 vehicles up for bid June 14

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COLUMBUS – More than 230 vehicles will be up for bid at the State of Ohio surplus auction Saturday, June 14.
 
The auction will be held at the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, General Services Division headquarters, 4200 Surface Road, Columbus. The gates open at 8 a.m.; the auction begins at 10 a.m.
 
The auction features a wide selection of cars, vans, SUVs and trucks.
To view the items, visit: http://www.dasapps.ohio.gov/Surplus/nextauction.asp.
 
Vehicles may be inspected between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 9 through 13. Vehicles may be started between 8 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Friday, June 13.
 
All vehicles are sold as-is with no warranties. All vehicles must be paid for in full the day of the auction. Thirty-day temporary tags will be available for purchase on site the day of the auction for $18 cash.
 
Surplus property auctions provide the general public an opportunity to purchase quality goods at reduced prices and enable the state to recoup a portion of its initial investment. Miscellaneous property and vehicle auctions generated more than $3.9 million during fiscal year 2013.
 
Public auctions are the last step in the state's surplus program. State agencies declare property as surplus because it is either damaged or at the end of its life cycle for government use. In addition, property may include items seized by law enforcement officials as well as items contributed by airline passengers. The property is then made available to other state agencies, state higher education facilities, tax-supported agencies, municipal corporations and other political subdivisions of the state, including public schools. Remaining property is sold at the public auctions.
 
For more information, contact Jeff Scanlan at 614-466-2670 or visit the DAS State and Federal Surplus Services website at www.ohio.gov/surplus.

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