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State Surplus Property Public Auction this weekend in Arden Hills

Auction takes place Saturday, July 12 in Arden Hills and includes cars, trucks, boat/motor/trailer packages and more.

July 09, 2014

ST. PAUL – Members of the public are invited to bid on a variety of surplus goods at a State of Minnesota auction taking place on Saturday, July 12 in Arden Hills. The auction will include approximately 120 cars and trucks, riding lawn mowers, trailers, metal working equipment, grounds maintenance equipment, vintage parking meters, property room items, bikes, and much more.

The auction opens for inspection and registration at 8 a.m., with bidding beginning at about 9:30 a.m. at the Department of Administration Fleet and Surplus Services building at 5420 Old Highway 8 (southeast corner of Interstate 35W and Ramsey County Road I), Arden Hills. All items are sold as-is, where-is; all sales are final and must be settled in full with cash or personal check the day of the auction. A government issued picture ID is required.

Convenient, quick and easy registration and bidding numbers are available online. The only requirements are a computer with an internet connection and a printer. Simple instructions are on the ‘Auctions’ link of the Surplus Services website, at Current customers of the state’s MinnBid internet auction service can get a bidding card online in just seconds.

The state conducts about 12 surplus goods auctions each year and also sells surplus continuously online at An auction calendar for 2014 is available online at


Contact: Holly Gustner  
Fleet and Surplus Services