News from City Hall
City Communications Office
City of Kansas City, Mo.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2012
City holds Premium Auto Auction on July 17
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Tow Services Division will auction off 11 premium vehicles, 12 City fleet surplus vehicles and 203 abandoned vehicles on Tuesday, July 17 at its quarterly Premium Auto Auction. The auction will be held at the Vehicle Impound Facility, 7750 E. Front St. Registration is from 8-11 a.m., and bidding will begin at 10 a.m. The premium and City fleet surplus vehicles will be sold first, followed by the abandoned vehicles.
To participate, bidders must be at least 18 and must attend the auction in person with a state-issued identification. Buyers are required to pay for their vehicles with cash or a cashier’s check by 4:30 p.m. after the auction concludes.
The list of premium and City fleet surplus vehicles can be viewed online at http://webfusion.kcmo.org/coldfusionapps/uploads/data/PremiumCars.pdf.
The list of abandoned vehicles is available online at http://webfusion.kcmo.org/coldfusionapps/uploads/data/auctionlist.pdf.
The goal of the City's Premium Auto Auction is to provide opportunities for buyers to purchase vehicles at prices below retail. There is no reserve on these vehicles and they are sold to the highest bidder. Many of the vehicles were obtained through police actions and seizures. All vehicles are sold “as is” with no warranty.
For more information about the Premium Auto Auctions, call Lesly Forsberg, manager of Tow Services, Neighborhoods and Housing Services Department, at 816-513-0692.