Century Picks Up Extra Cash By Auctioning Off Used Vehicles

April 15, 2019

The Town of Century has picked up some extra cash by auctioning off several used vehicles.

Minimum bids on the vehicles totale $6,900, but they sold for a total of $9,571.

The top sealed bids on each vehicle, the purchaser and the advertised minimum bid were as follows:

  • 1992 Crown Victoria — $950 Earl Bell (min. bid $800)
  • 2005 Chevy Silverado 1500 — $1,710 Donald Morgan (min. bid $1,000)
  • 2005 Chevy Silverado 2500 — $3,751 Gary Small (min. bid $3,000)
  • 1995 E-350 Club Wagon — $1,100 Vander Mitchell (min. bid $400)
  • 2004 F350 — $1,410 Donald Morgan (min. bid $1,200)
  • 1985 Ford F600 — Earl Bell $650 (min. bid $500)


8 Responses to “Century Picks Up Extra Cash By Auctioning Off Used Vehicles”

  1. Michael Cosey on April 18th, 2019 7:09 am

    Whoever bought that old van will be surprised the motor is shot in that thing……

  2. William on April 15th, 2019 9:21 pm

    >>Where was the auction posted because I didn’t see it??????

    Various legal notices, including a legal notice on NorthEscambia.com and a front page news story on March 14.


  3. concerned on April 15th, 2019 8:44 pm

    All you outsiders and the few that are trying to have nothing good to say why dont you try to give some ideas for the council to try that might help them out. I am sure they can use all the help they can get. I think selling off old vehicles was a great idea. No it did no bring in millons but at least it brought in something. I am sure there is more old equipment that could be auctioned off as well. With all the new shiny trucks that all the employees are using I am sure they dont need this old stuff.

  4. Eric on April 15th, 2019 6:45 pm

    Where was the auction posted because I didn’t see it??????

  5. Chris on April 15th, 2019 9:20 am

    Great. More liquid capital to buy plane tickets and cut loans to council members.

  6. bob on April 15th, 2019 8:43 am

    That should just about cover the 300-year loan they are trying to pay off.

  7. SW on April 15th, 2019 8:22 am

    That’ll be a big start to paying off that debt. (Sarcasm intended). Now, on to bigger assets.

  8. sam on April 15th, 2019 6:29 am

    must have missed the notice on this one.

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