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

Posted March 2, 2021 at 10:30 am     Category: FinanceNews ReleasePublic Notice

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution at its meeting on Monday, March 1, 2021, 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. View a complete list of the available surplus items here.

Now through Wednesday, March 10, 2021, non-profit organizations can purchase items prior to them being sold to the general public. Any non-profit organization interested in viewing or 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, March 12, 2021 through Sunday, March 28, 2021, 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.

Please note: any firearms listed as surplus items are only authorized to be purchased by licensed gun dealers. New Hanover County reserves the right to remove any items from this list at any time.


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