Public Notice: Surplus property for sale to non-profits starting March 26, general public April 6

Posted March 24, 2020 at 5:22 pm     Category: FinanceNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution at its meeting on Monday, March 23, 2020, declaring certain personal property surplus to the county’s operations and allowing for the sale of these items to non-profit organizations before being sold by online public auction.

Beginning Thursday, March 26, 2020 through Thursday, April 2, 2020, non-profit organizations can purchase certain property prior to it being sold to the general public. Any non-profit organization interested in learning more about the surplus property should contact James Derseraux at 910-798-4321or

Any remaining property will be offered for sale starting Monday, April 6 through Sunday, April 19 using GOVDEALS, a company that provides online auction services to governmental entities.

Registration with GOVDEALS is required for bidding. All items are sold “as is,” and the acceptable methods of payment are cash, money order, cashier’s check or credit card.  Please review the terms and conditions prior to bidding. For questions about using the GOVDEALS website, please contact GOVDEALS at (800) 613-0156.

View a complete list of the available surplus items here. New Hanover County reserves the right to remove any items from this list at any time.

Please note that the MRE lots listed are not available at this time due to the COVID-19 virus but may be available at a later date. If you are interested in these lots, please contact Tamara Matthews at 910-470-4315 or by email at


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