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NOTICE TO BIDDERS
Pursuant to Chapter 30B, Section 15 of the Massachusetts General Laws (M.G.L. c. 30B, §15), the Town of Natick, Natick Town Hall, 13 East Central Street, Natick, MA 01760 (“the Town”), acting through the Natick Board of Selectmen, invites the submission of bids in an online auction to dispose of the following surplus equipment:
Model: F-450 XL
Engine: 6.0L powerstroke turbo diesel
Transmission: Torqshift 5 speed Automatic
Plow: 9 foot Everest power angle
Tire Size: 225/ 70 R19.5
Axle Ratio: 4.88
Fuel tank size: 40 gallon
Dump body: Aristocrat 2-3 cu yard. Has two asphalt shoots built into tailgate
Condition: This vehicle runs and drives. The dump body and plow function properly.
This vehicle will be sold with the plow.
Said vehicle will be listed on the online auction site “publicsurplus.com”. The full website may be found at the following web address: http://www.publicsurplus.com. The item may be found by entering the following item number on the site: 2348367. Photographs of said vehicle will be available for viewing on the website.
The online auction shall open as of May 23, 2019, and shall close at 4:00 P.M. EDST on July 8, 2019. No late or conditional bids will be accepted. Bids may NOT be placed directly with the Town, but must be processed through the auction website.
Inspection of said vehicle may be performed either (1) at the above website or (2) in person by visiting the Natick Public Works Department, 75 West Street, Natick, MA 01760, during regular business hours, Monday through Thursday, between 8:00 A.M. and 4:00 P.M. EST, and Friday, between 8:00 A.M. and 12:00 P.M. (noon) EST.
The vehicle will be sold, if at all, to the responsive bidder offering the highest price for the vehicle described in this notice and on the auction site listing. The Town of Natick reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to dispose of the vehicle through a negotiated sale, provided that the negotiated sale price is higher than the highest bid received from a responsive bidder. This listing will be fully advertised pursuant to the dictates of M.G.L. c. 30B, §15.
Upon winning the auction, the winning bidder shall be required to submit a signed non-collusion form to the Town of Natick prior receipt of the vehicle. Said non-collusion form shall state as follows:
“The undersigned certifies, under penalties of perjury, that its Bid has been made and submitted in good faith and without collusion or fraud with any other person. As used in this certification, the word “person” shall mean any natural person, business, partnership, corporation, union, committee, club or other organization, entity, or group of individuals.”
The winning bidder shall also certify that, pursuant to M.G.L. c. 62C, §49A, that it is in compliance with all laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts pertaining to taxes, to the reporting of employees and contractors, and to the withholding and remittance of child support.
Payment in full, in the form of electronic payment to publicsurplus.com is required prior to pickup. It shall be the seller’s responsibility to pick up all goods in person, within ten (10) days, from Natick DPW, after payment is made in full. Delivery of goods is buyer’s responsibility. Goods shall be sold as is, where is. Seller disclaims any and all warranties, including those of merchantability and fitness for particular purpose.
Buyer to pay sales tax upon registration.
Other terms and conditions may be available for viewing at the auction website (the terms of which are incorporated herein by reference.)
Town of Natick, Massachusetts