Public Notice: Surplus property for sale to non-profits then general public

Posted May 20, 2020 at 10:48 am     Category: County CommissionersFinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution at its meeting on Monday, May 18, 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.

Now through May 27, 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 to the public starting Friday, May 29 through Tuesday, June 16 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.


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