What: The Polk County Board of Supervisors invite the public to attend two upcoming auctions for the disposal of surplus equipment.
Who: Polk County Board of Supervisors
When: 8 a.m., Saturday, October 6, 2012
Where: 5885 NE 14th Street, Des Moines
When: 10 a.m., Saturday, October 27, 2012
Where: Greenfield Auction House, 3920 Dixon, Des Moines
Background: Surplus weatherization equipment will be auctioned on October 7th due to the discontinuation of funding from the America Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Proceeds from the sale of the weatherization equipment will be returned to the State of Iowa per the grant agreement. Items auctioned include diagnostic equipment used in the evaluation process of weatherizing residential property and combustible appliances. The Polk County General Services Department holds an auction bi-annually for the disposal of outdated surplus county equipment. Items included in the auction are seized vehicles, motorcycles, ATVs, mowers, etc. See complete listing at http://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/GeneralServices/Pages/auction.aspx.