Purchasing Office

Surplus Property for Sale


LOG PILE AND INDIVIDUAL LOGS

The City of Duluth is accepting two separate bids for cords of wood until Monday, September 28, 2020 at 4:30pm local time.

BID 1 COTTONWOOD LOGS ONLY:

Submit a lump sum bid for two large cottonwood logs with average diameters of 53in x 42in and 52in x 47in, both 100in long, as shown in the photos below and identified by the blue arrow.  If the trailer appears to be of sufficient strength and the successful bidder can provide proof of adequate insurance ($1.5 million general liability, $1.5 million auto liability and the City of Duluth listed as additional insured), the City may assist with loading these logs.  Otherwise, successful bidder is solely responsible for loading. Interested bidders must submit their bid to purchasing@duluthmn.gov and reference COTTONWOOD LOG BID in the subject of the email. Logs must be picked up by Friday, October 9, 2020, or the bid will be awarded to the next highest bidder.

BID 2 LOG PILE W/O TWO LOGS:

Submit a lump sum bid for approximately 28 cords of 100in length logs comprised of approximately 40% cottonwood or balm of gilead, 30% silver maple, 10% basswood, 10% spruce and 10% elm. Successful bidder must load and remove all wood shown in the photos below, except for the two large cottonwood logs referenced above, by Monday, October 5, 2020, or the bid will be awarded to the next highest bidder.  A commercial log truck capable of holding 10-15 cords must be used. Pickup trucks or other personal vehicles are not acceptable.

Access to the site is restricted. Arrangements must be made with the city forester in advance of hauling. Contact information will be provided to the successful bidder.

Bidders are hereby notified that sales tax of 8.875% will be added to the price of the purchase.

The logs are located at 110 N. 42nd Ave West, Duluth. Questions should be emailed to purchasing@duluthmn.gov.

Interested bidders who need to hire hauling services can find a business with that equipment through the Minnesota Loggers Education Program: https://www.mlep.org/directorysearch.asp

Bids are to be emailed to purchasing@duluthmn.gov, mailed to Purchasing, City Hall, 411 W. 1st St., Room 120, Duluth, MN 55802, or dropped off in person at the same address if prior arrangements are made.  Current City Hall office hours are 8am to 1pm, Monday thru Friday.

       

DFD RESCUE VEHICLE

2002 American Lafrance Rescue, aluminum body and cab, Cat 330 engine serial #CKM37745, Allison MD-3060PR transition, front axle 18,000, rear axle 22,000, Onan 25 KW PTO generator with 2 150' cord reels, 220V/110V power, top mounted 6000 watt command light, air hose reel, 2 hydraulic reels, 12,500 pounds empty, Heat/AC front and rear, 128,000 miles. Excellent front and rear tires. $20,000 minimum.

 

STREET SWEEPINGS FOR SALE - UPDATED PROCESS DUE TO CITY HALL PARTIAL RE-OPENING 

The City of Duluth is selling street sweepings for $1.00/yard plus tax.  Payments may be made at City Hall in the Finance Office M-F between 8am and 1pm.  Interested parties must call ahead for an appointment (218/730-5350).

Pickup of material is from 105 40th Avenue W., Duluth, MN. Material is available on a first-come, first-serve basis until it is gone.

 

CONCRETE PLANTERS - FREE

The City of Duluth has 40 concrete planters available for free to interested organizations/individuals.  The planters will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis with a 6 planter limit per organization/individual.  The planters weigh approximately 400 pounds each and will require a forklift and flatbed trailer for pickup. Interested parties are responsible for safe pickup and transport, and will be required to sign a surplus transfer/waiver of liability form.  A copy of the form can be found here.  Please email purchasing@duluthmn.gov or call Amanda 218-730-5003 or Patti 218-730-5002 if interested.

 

The City of Duluth is using a third party auction site, Do-Bid.com, for the sale of its surplus vehicles and equipment.  Please click the banner below to view the auction site.