Purchasing Office

Surplus Property for Sale

LOG PILE to be AUCTIONED (personal vehicles and trailers allowed to pick up)

The City of Duluth is accepting bids for ash sawlogs until Monday, October 18, 2021 at 4:00pm local time.

Interested bidders must submit a lump sum bid for approximately 1,780 gross board-feet in 10 ash logs for an average of 178 board-feet per log.  All quantities are approximate.  Logs were scaled from the small end; no deduction for defects was made.  These logs are identified in the photos with numbers on the end of the logs depicting the gross board-feet in each log.

Successful bidder(s) must load and remove all wood shown in the photos for which they won the bid by Tuesday, November 2, 2021, or the bid may be awarded to the next highest bidder.  Personal vehicles with trailers are allowed and can be loaded by City equipment operated by City staff. Trailers must be road worthy and have a gross axle weight rating (GAWR) of at least 5,000 pounds. Logs must stay within the quarantine zone identified in the map available through this link: https://mnag.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=63ebb977e2924d27b9ef0787ecedf6e9

Access to the site is restricted. Contact the City Forester at cchristenson@DuluthMN.gov to make arrangements in advance to view the woodpile and to haul awarded material.

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.

Bids may be emailed to purchasing@duluthmn.gov, or mailed or dropped off at Purchasing, City Hall, 411 W. 1st St., Room 120, Duluth, MN 55802.  Regardless of the method of delivery, it is the bidder’s responsibility to ensure the bid includes bidder contact information and is received prior to the bid deadline. City Hall is currently open to the public between 8am and 4:30pm Monday thru Friday.


The City of Duluth is selling street sweepings at a reduced price.  Interested parties must call (218) 730-5350 to make arrangements for payment ahead of time.

     $1.00/yard for up to 20 yards

     $0.50/yard for 21-100 yards

     $0.10/yard for 101+ yards

Price is based on total quantity purchased and includes tax. Payment receipt is required to pickup material from 105 40th Avenue W., Duluth, MN. Material is available on a first-come, first-serve basis until it is gone.




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.