Purchasing Division oversees the sale of all City surplus property - including plots of land, Fleet vehicles, office furniture, appliances, playground equipment, tools, computers, camera equipment, etc.
THE CITY SELLS SURPLUS PROPERTY THROUGH THREE MAIN CHANNELS:
1.) Plots of land are sold as surplus property
through the sealed submission procurement process. The Purchasing Division issues a solicitation that is posted on this website and prospective bidders submit a sealed bid in response.
Click here to view Current Sealed Submissions
2.) Fleet vehicles and impounded/confiscated vehicles
are sold at auction during vehicle sales held at the City's impound lot, located off of Prosser Road. These auctions take place every two months and are open the general public.
Click here to learn more about upcoming Vehicle Auctions
3.) Surplus property
, including Fleet vehicles, office furniture, appliances, tools, computers, etc, is sold online through the GovDeals Online Auction website
. Once an item is purchased online, the buyer makes arrangements with the City's Surplus Property Manager, Tim Woods, to pay for and pick-up purchased items.
Click here to view GovDeal Auction Items
HOW TO GET YOUR ITEMS:
Contact the City's Surplus Property Manager, Tim Woods, for more information or to schedule a pick-up. Call 865-257-0586 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Purchased City surplus will usually be located at either the City's Impound Lot at Vice Mayor Jack Sharp Rd., Knoxville, TN 37914 (auctioned vehicles) or at the City's Surplus Warehouse at 6388 S Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN 37919 (general surplus property).