FREEHOLD – The Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced that a Jet Ranger Helicopter sold for $421,000 as part of the county’s recent online auction, bringing the combined total of the county’s online surplus property auctions to $2,686,208.
The helicopter, sold in June, was surplus property from the Monmouth County Mosquito Extermination Commission.
Thirty-six other surplus items, including 28 vehicles were also sold online. The items were all sold to the highest bidders and came from the county’s fleet services, sheriff’s office, buildings and grounds, reclamation center plus seized and surplus property from the prosecutor’s office.
Generally, the county has two auctions a year in spring and fall. The auctions are coordinated by the Department of Public Works and Engineering, Division of Fleet Services with assistance provided by the Purchasing Division.
The county began conducting its surplus property auctions completely online in 2008.