Public agencies to auction surplus vehicles and equipment

Public agencies to auction surplus vehicles and equipment
Posted on 09/07/2023

Each year Lane County auctions vehicles because of age or mileage. Lane County Fleet Services will conduct a public, open-bid (with proxy bidding) auction from Thursday, September 21, to Saturday, September 23. Bids must be submitted online and will be received until Saturday, September 23, at 12:00 p.m. All bids start with a minimum set amount.   


Vehicles may be previewed before the sale by visiting In-person viewing is available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday during the course of the auction. Test drives are not available.


Examples of some of the items included in the auction are:

  • Mowers
  • Dump truck
  • Pickups and chassis
  • Cars, trucks, SUVs
  • Road repair equipment
  • Trailers
  • Generator and compressors
  • And a lot more!


Proceeds go to the replacement fund that helps offset the cost to buy replacement vehicles. Lane County Fleet Services is located at 3040 North Delta Highway in Eugene. All bids must be submitted online at No faxed, voice or paper bids will be accepted. Acceptable forms of payment include cash, credit cards (Visa, Mastercard or Discover) cashier's checks, money order or certified check made payable to Lane County Department of Finance. Personal checks for $50 or less are also accepted. Full payment is due within 48 hours of notification.   


This is the twenty-fourth year Lane County Fleet Services and other municipalities have combined their auctions to reduce the cost of disposing of surplus equipment. This auction is a partnership among Lane County, Eugene Water and Electric Board (EWEB), the City of Eugene, Rainbow Water District, Homes for Good, Willamalane Park and Recreation District, and others.


Lane County makes no warranties or guarantees and will not be held responsible for advertising errors or omissions. All equipment is offered to other municipalities before the public and therefore is subject to prior sale.