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From street signs to vehicles, Pittsburgh to auction old assets online

Pittsburgh City Councilman Dan Gilman said it’s been nearly a decade since he first drafted legislation for then-Councilman Bill Peduto that would allow the city to auction off unneeded assets online. That idea is finally seeing the light of day as a similar bill received preliminary approval in council’s committee meeting Wednesday. A final vote is scheduled for next week.

“This bill is to enter into an agreement with (GovDeals.com) for a year to see if we can create a larger amount of revenue by selling these assets online as opposed to once annually in person,” Forbes said.


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