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”) invites the submission of bids in an online auction to dispose of the following surplus vehicle.:
Engine make: Cummins
Engine Model: ISM 320
Pump Make: Hale
Front tire size: 315-80-22.5
Rear tire size: 12R22.5
Condition: This vehicle runs/ drives and operates. This vehicle passed its last pump test on 4-27-2023. This vehicle does not have a generator.
Said vehicle will be listed on the online auction site “publicsurplus.com” as auction no. 3382814. Said auction will begin on October 24, 2023, and will end twenty-eight (28) days later (3:00:00 P.M. EDST on November 21, 2023). Bids may NOT be placed directly with the Town, but must be processed through the auction website.
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.
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