Colorado Governments Equipment Auction Nets $800K

LOVELAND, Colo. (AP) – Northern Colorado cities and towns sold $800,000 worth of government vehicles and equipment during a public auction.

The annual auction Saturday included buses, motor graders, office furniture and items that police previously held as evidence. The local governments involved in the auction included Larimer and Weld counties, Loveland, Fort Collins, Greeley, Windsor and Severance.

Items for sale also included street sweepers, vans, buses, and pickups.

Buyers participated in the auction online or in person. The Loveland Reporter-Herald reported that some of the buyers planned to resell the items.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)


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