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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 vehicle:
Wheel base: 12' 3"
Overall length: 25' 8"
Overall length with plow: 29' 8"
Idle hours: 1639
Engine Hours: 5707
Body Make: Highway
Body Model: XT-3
Body serial #: 122047
Engine Make: Volvo
Engine Family: 5VTXH12.150S
Engine Model: VED12D365
Engine displacement: 12L
Transmission Make: Allison
Transmission Model: 4500
Front & Rear tire size: 12R24.5
Plow Make: Everest
Plow width: 11 Foot
Vehicle condition: This vehicle starts and runs but does not move. The transmission has failed and needs to be replaced. The front grill is missing, the battery box cover is missing. This vehicle will need to be towed from its current location.
The online auction shall open as of January 14, 2020, and shall close at 4:00 P.M. 42 days later (February 25, 2020). 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 truck 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 truck 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.
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 truck. 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.
Town of Natick, Massachusetts