Public Auction of Surplus Property
Surplus property is auctioned to the public through GovDeals, on-line auctioning services. Click the link below to access all open auctions posted by St. Mary's County Public Schools:
If you have any questions about upcoming auctions, please contact the Purchasing Office at 301-475-5511 x 32171 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
In the event that property does not sell at auction, the property will be advertised for sale by sealed bid to St. Mary's County Public Schools (Seller's) employees for a minimum of ten (10) business days. If no bids are received, the property will be disposed of by donation to a charitable organization or sold for scrap. If the property has no residual value it will be disposed of properly as refuse.
Terms and Conditions:
Most items offered for sale are used and may contain defects not immediately detectable. Bidders may inspect the property prior to bidding. Inspection is by appointment only. Please see the contact below to schedule an inspection.
By submitting a bid, bidder hereby acknowledges that they agree to, and will abide by, the terms and conditions as described.
NOTICE: If you are the winning bidder and default by failing to adhere to this seller's terms and conditions your account with GovDeals WILL BE LOCKED.
Guaranty Waiver. All property is offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS.” (Seller) makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the merchantability or fitness for any purpose of the property offered for sale. Please note that upon removal of the property, all sales are final.
Description Warranty. Seller warrants to the Buyer that the property offered for sale will conform to its description. Any claim for incorrect description must be made prior to removal of the property. If Seller confirms that the property does not conform to the description, Seller will keep the property and refund any money paid. The liability of the seller shall not exceed the actual purchase price of the property.
Payments must be paid online:
To make online payment, Log into your GovDeals account and select “My Bids”. Please follow the instructions there.
If you have Tax exempt documents, must be provided to this seller within 24 hours of the auctions close, and before payment is made.
Payment in full is due not later than 5 business days from the time and date of the Buyers Certificate. Payment must be made electronically through the GovDeals Website.
Property may be removed by appointment only and appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance. All items must be removed within ten (10) business days from the time and date of issuance of the Buyer’s Certificate.
The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property. No Assistance will be provided. ITEMS AUCTIONED ARE FOR PICKUP ONLY. PACKAGING AND SHIPPING ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BIDDER. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. A daily storage fee of $10.00 may be charged for any item not removed within the 10 business days allowed and stated on the Buyer’s Certificate.
For additional information:
Please see contact for any questions. Person removing asset must provide copy of Buyers Certificate at time of removal. The Buyer’s Certificate serves as Proof-of-Purchase and must be presented at the time of item removal.** If using a 3rd-Party agent; Buyer must provide agent with a faxed copy including their signed authorization to release their items. Buyer must notify Seller if using a Third-Party Agent. Vehicle Titles will be issued at the time of removal.