State online surplus property auction starts Saturday

MONTGOMERY – Thousands of items, including office supplies, medical equipment, furniture, cars, trucks, and backhoes, will be up for bid in the state online surplus property auction that starts this Saturday.

The Surplus Property Division of the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs will hold the auction from 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, to 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4. To learn how to become an authorized bidder, visit Starting Saturday, the auction items will be listed at

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

Public viewing and inspections of the inventory will be available at the Surplus Property Division’s Montgomery Distribution Center at 4590 Mobile Highway from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, to Friday, Feb. 2. You can find photos of some of the items being listed here:

ADECA holds 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 items are sold as is without guarantees. All sales are final upon pickup and removal of the property.

In addition to the surplus property auctions, ADECA administers a variety 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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