Public state surplus property online auction begins Saturday

MONTGOMERY – Laptops, office furniture, vehicles, boats and even some vending machines are among the lots up for bid in the next online state surplus property auction starting this Saturday, Oct. 21.

The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is hosting the online auction via from 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21 through 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29. For information on becoming an authorized bidder, visit The auction items will be listed here starting Saturday:

In addition to property no longer needed by state and federal agencies, ADECA acquires items abandoned voluntarily at several airports in the Southeast.

Auction items can be inspected on-site at the Surplus Property Division’s Montgomery Distribution Center at 4590 Mobile Highway, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 23 through Friday, Oct. 27. See photos of some of the items that will be listed here:

ADECA conducts online public auctions periodically each year, but surplus items are available at any time to municipal and county governments, state agencies and qualified nonprofit organizations. All known information per item lot is included in the online description. Items are sold as is with no warranty and all sales are final.

In addition to the surplus property program, ADECA administers an array of grant programs for law enforcement, victim services, economic development, energy conservation, water resource management, broadband expansion and recreation development.

For more information about the online auction, visit or call (334) 284-0577.


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