Township Public Notice

PUBLIC NOTICE

Internet Auction 

 

Notice is hereby given that the Howland Township Board of Trustees, Trumbull County, Ohio, by Resolution 2019-110, adopted on January 9, 2019, effective January 1, 2019, the Internet Auction of Township Property Policy.

WHEREAS, ORC Section 505.10 (D) requires the Howland Township Board of Trustees to adopt a resolution during each calendar year expressing its intent to dispose of surplus, unneeded, obsolete, or unfit personal property though the use on an internet auction;

BE IT RESOLVED, the Howland Township Board of Trustees hereby express its intent to dispose of surplus, unneeded, obsolete, or unfit property by internet-based auction during the calendar year of 2019; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the personal property disposed of through the internet-based auction may include, as specified in ORC 505.10(D), motor vehicles acquired for the use of Township officers and departments, road machinery, car parts, equipment, tools and office equipment or supplies which are not needed, obsolete, or unfit for public use for which it was acquired; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that all property is offered for sale “as is, where is” with Howland Township making no warranty, guarantee, or representation of any kind expressed of implied, as to the condition of said items; and that any computers sold via internet-based auction shall have their hard drive either wiped utilizing US Department of Defense standards or the hard drive will be removed; and the Buyer will receive notification by e-mail from the Howland Township auction and be required to make payment in full via US Currency, certified cashier’s check, money order or company check (with bank letter guaranteeing funds) within five (5) business days from the time and date of said notification; and the Buyer will be responsible for removal of said items from the Howland Township facility within ten (10) days of receipt of said notification; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Township Administrator may enter into and sign a “Memorandum of Understanding” with an internet-based auction company in order to effectuate the disposal of surplus, unneeded, obsolete, or unfit personal property. Further, the Township Administrator, or his/her designee shall manage the 2019 internet auction program; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Fiscal Officer shall publish in a newspaper of general circulation, notice of its intent to sell surplus, unneeded, obsolete, or unfit-for use Township personal property by internet-based auction to be published once; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a similar notice shall be posted continuously throughout the calendar year in a conspicuous place in the offices of the Howland Township Board of Trustees and in addition, shall be posted continuously on the Township website (www.howlandtownship.org); with a link to GovDeals, 100 Capital Commerce Blvd – Suite 110, Montgomery, Alabama 36117, phone 708-714-2600, fax 334-387-0519; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that when property is to be sold by internet-based auction, the Howland Township Board of Trustees or its representatives reserve the right, at a later date, to establish a minimum price that will be accepted for specific items and may establish any other items and conditions for the particular sale, including but not limited to requirements for pick-up or delivery, method of payment of sales tax in accordance with applicable laws; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Howland Township Board of Trustees hereby authorize the disposition of surplus, unneeded, obsolete or unfit Township personal property via internet-based action in calendar year 2019.

Notice is further given that the above Internet Auction of Township Property of the Howland Township Board of Trustees may be obtained or inspected at the office of the Fiscal Officer, 205 Niles-Cortland Road N.E., Warren, OH from 8 A.M. to 4 P.M., Monday through Friday.

 

Robert M. Costello, Fiscal Officer

Howland Township Board of Trustees