Town of Jonesboro to take bids on eight items of surplus movable property

The Town of Jonesboro passed a resolution at their regularly scheduled meeting that was held on September 14th that made for provisions of eight items of movable property to be able to be bid on. Each of the items were deemed no longer needed for public purpose and had an appraised value of under $5,000.00 which allowed for the items to be disposed of by private sale. 

See below for wording of Resolution #2121-018 and items that are offered for sale by bid. 

Resolution #2021-018

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF MOVABLE PROPERTY VALUED AT LESS THAN $5,000.00 NO LONGER NEEDED FOR PUBLIC PURPOSES, SETTING FORTH A PROCEDURE FOR THE SOLICITATION EVALUATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF BIDS, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SIGN BILLS OF SALE AND TITLES AND PROVIDING FOR MATTERS RELATED THERETO

WHEREAS there are eight (8) items of movable property belonging to the Town of Jonesboro which, due to their age and condition, are no longer needed for public purposes but which may have some value; and
WHEREAS under the provisions of Louisiana Revised Statute 33:4712(F) since each such item has an appraised value of less than $5,000.00, said property can be disposed of at private sale:
BE IT RESOLVED that the following items of movable property, to-wit:

Surplus Items ( Public Works )

1. (ST27) 1991 FlS0 Custom 4×4 Ford VIN: 1FTEF14NXMNAZ6727
5.0 Engine V8, White (Bad rear end)

2. (ST23) 1994 Ford Ranger XLT VIN: 1FTCR1U3RPA74748
3.0 V6 Engine, White (Bad Transmission)

3. (WD 1) 1997 Ford FlS0 VIN: 1FTDF1768VNC57403
4.6 V8 Engine, Red

4. (SW 1) 2001 F250 Super Duty VIN: 1FTNF20L01ED49948
4.1 Triton V8 Engine, White

5. 2001 Ford F150 XL
VIN: 3FTRF17WX1MA78371
5.1 Triton V8 Engine, White

6. 1990 Ford F150 XL
VIN: 1FTDF15N9LNA32866
5.0 V8 Engine, White

7. 286 Bush Hog Serial# 12-32124
8. Metal Building
8 FT BY 12 FT, Burgundy/White

be and the same are hereby declared to be surplus and no longer needed for public purposes.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that there is hereby fixed for each such item a minimum bid price of $50.00.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution, including the list of surplus property, be published in the legal journal of the Town of Jonesboro on two consecutive weeks.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any individual or entity is invited to submit a bid for any of these items, which bid must be in writing, contain the name and telephone number of the bidder, state the item being bid on and the amount being bid for each item.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that each bid must be delivered and or received by the Town of Jonesboro at the Town Hall in Jonesboro, Louisiana t 128 Allen Ave., Jonesboro, Louisiana on or before 4:00 p.m. on the 11th day of October, 2021.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the bids will be opened in the office of the Town Clerk at the Jonesboro Town Hall on the 12th day of October, 2021 at 10 o’clock a.m. and the results of all bids communicated to the Board of Aldermen at its meeting on the 12th day of October, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Aldermen will accept the highest bid for each item, provided that the minimum bid is met or exceeded, with the Town of Jonesboro being entitled to reject any and all bids for any reason.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor of the Town of Jonesboro is specifically authorized to sign, on behalf of the Town of Jonesboro, any needed bill of sale or vehicle title necessary to convey any of these surplus items to the highest bidder for cash whose bid is accepted.
BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that each bidder shall be notified within four (4) days at the telephone number provided in the written bid, that the bid submitted has been accepted and must within 48 hours thereafter pay to the Town of Jonesboro the amount of the winning bid.


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