Government Surplus Auction Scheduled

Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal

August 14, 2008 9:21 AM

The Nova Scotia government will hold its next surplus equipment auction on Saturday, Aug. 23.

A complete list of items to be auctioned is not yet available, but is expected to include motor vehicles, TVs, cellphones, boats, snow blowers, and assorted office furniture. A list and photos will be posted one or two days before the auction at www.gov.ns.ca/tran/govservices/govauction.asp .

The auction will be held at the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal warehouse at 10 Acadia St., Dartmouth at 10 a.m. The items can be viewed between 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

The auction will be conducted by A&A Auctioneering. Payment must be made by cash or auctioneer-approved cheque. Credit cards or debit cards will not be accepted.

Money earned in this auction is used to help pay down the provincial debt.


FOR BROADCAST USE:

     The government of Nova Scotia will hold its next surplus

equipment auction on Saturday, August 23rd.

     The auction will be held at the Department of Transportation

and Infrastructure Renewal warehouse at 10 Acadia Street in

Dartmouth at 10 A-M. The items can be viewed between 8 A-M and 10

A-M.

     Payment must be made by cash or auctioneer-approved cheque.

Credit cards or debit cards will not be accepted.

     Money earned in this auction is used to help pay down the

provincial debt.

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Media Contact: Steve Smith
              Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
              902-424-2233
              E-mail: smithest@gov.ns.ca