Central Management Services plans last
vehicle auction of 2004 for June 26
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[JUNE 18, 2004]
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois
Department of Central Management Services announced Wednesday that
approximately 150 late-model police and agency vehicles are to be
auctioned off at its surplus vehicle sale Saturday, June 26, at the
CMS Surplus Warehouse at 1924 S. 10½ Street in Springfield.
"We encourage the public to join us …
as this is the last vehicle auction planned for 2004," said Curtis
Howard, acting manager of CMS Property Control Division. "This is a
great time of year to purchase a second vehicle or graduation
present at a very reasonable price."
Registration will open at 7 a.m. and
the sale will begin promptly at 9 a.m.
The vehicles will be available for
inspection on Thursday, June 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; on Friday,
June 25, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, June 26, from 7 a.m.
to the beginning time of the sale. Keys will be available only on
Thursday and Friday during the hours stated and will not be
available on Saturday.
Vehicles are sold in "as is" condition,
and all sales are final. There are no warranties or guarantees
expressed or implied and no refunds or exchanges. Vehicles are sold
Bidders may pay for purchases with
VISA, MasterCard, cash, cashier's check, money orders or traveler's
checks in increments of $100 or less. Business or personal checks
are also accepted, but these checks must be supported by a letter of
credit from a financial institution. The letters of credit must
include the maximum amount of credit approved through a specific
date and should also state that they cover the purchase price of
state of Illinois property only. All letters of credit must be
approved prior to the sale. Two types of identification must also be
provided, including one with a photograph. The state reserves the
right to reject any payment or identification of a bidder if it
appears it may not be in the best interest of the state of Illinois.
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All buyers must take possession of all
vehicles purchased immediately upon conclusion of the auction.
All buyers must adhere to the Illinois
mandatory insurance law. All vehicles operated in Illinois are
required to carry minimum liability insurance, and vehicle operators
should be prepared to present evidence of such if asked by law
interested in the auction can call Curtis Howard at (217) 782-7786.
Department of Central Management Services