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North Carolina State Surplus Online Surplus Auctions Found and Seized Property

Surplus equipment typically includes cars, trucks, heavy equipment and miscellaneous small equipment that the City no longer needs or uses. The City of Raleigh is no longer conducting live auctions for disposal of surplus equipment. Most surplus equipment is now either consigned to the North Carolina's State Surplus Agency or sold by online auction via GovDeals.

North Carolina State Surplus

For information regarding the North Carolinas State Surplus Agency, call 919-854-2160. 

Online Surplus Auctions

Public Notice of Electronic Auction

Pursuant to G.S. 160A-270 and City of Raleigh Resolution 2019-864, the Procurement Services Manager for the City is hereby authorized and directed to hold a public sale of those items of surplus City property listed below:

Tag 1281 (Asset# 9554) 2008 Morbark 3800 Horizontal Grinder 2019-864 VIN 189-1037

Tag 4695 (Asset# 6425) 2004 Sterling LT7500/Vactor Combination Sewer Vacuum/Flush Truck 2020 2FZHATBS54AM75365

Sales for Asset# 9554 will be conducted by an electronic auction beginning Monday, January 25, 2021 8 a.m. and ending February 4, at 7 p.m. Asset# 6425 starts on Monday, February 1, 2021 8 a.m. and ending February 11, 2021 at 7 p.m. The website address to view the listings and to bid on the items is is external).

These units are located at 4120 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh NC 27610.

Payment must be made online and removal is by appointment only.   Payment in full is due not later than 5 business days from the time and date of the Buyers Certificate.  Payment must be made electronically through the GovDeals (link is external)website.

Refer to the GovDeals(link is external) website for complete information regarding payment requirements and additional terms of sale.

This resolution, or a notice summarizing its contents, shall be advertised at least once and not less than ten days before the date of the public sale, in accordance with G.S. 160A-270.

For more information or to schedule an inspection, contact Tyler Carpenter at 919-996-5623 or


Found and Seized Property

Surplus equipment generally does not include found and seized property from the Police Department. For information regarding disposal of found and seized property, contact the Police Department's Evidence & Found Property.



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