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Bid Number: No. 2508241
Bid Title: Sale of 2008 Volvo VHD42B
Category: Goods
Status: Closed



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:

       Year: 2006

                     Make: Volvo

                     Model: VHD42B

                     VIN: 4V5K39GFX6N409228

                     GVW: 42,540

                     Height: 12'

                     Wheel base: 12' 3"

                     Overall length: 25' 8" 

                     Overall length with plow: 29' 8"

                     Mileage: 64383

                     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.  

Said truck will be listed on the online auction site “”. The full website may be found at the following web address: The item may be found by entering the following item number on the site: 2508241. Photographs of said truck will be available for viewing on the website.

             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 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

Publication Date/Time:
1/14/2020 4:16 PM
Closing Date/Time:
2/25/2020 4:00 PM

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