Website Property Sales Working For Resort

New directions are being explored concerning ways for the Ocean City to sell surplus equipment more quickly. Historically Ocean City has sold all surplus equipment twice a year through an auction at 65th Street. Recently an ordinance was passed to allow a list of specialized equipment to be sold through a website called “The sales went extremely well and we are now gaining revenues far in excess of anything we ever experienced in the past,” Public Works Director Hal Adkins wrote to the council. Adkins said this would maximize the revenue stream by allowing the sale to be listed on the minute the piece of equipment was available for disposal. Also, it would minimize the volume of vehicles that may take up space in the impound lot, avoid the need for passage of individual ordinances each time surplus equipment becomes available for sale, and to allow for timely revenues.

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