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 The City of Athens is accepting “Sealed Bids” for the sale of a 2012 Ford F150 VIN# 1FTFW1EF4CKE38220, police squad truck.  The truck is a Four wheel drive crew cab equipped with spotlight, toolbox and brush guard.  Additional options include power windows, A/C, power locks, mp3 and cd player.  Current mileage is 58,250 but is subject to change over the next two weeks.  All police indicia will be removed prior to sale as required by law.

Minimum bid is $13,500 with bids being accepted until 4:30 PM October 13, 2017.  Bids will be opened and tabulated on Monday October 16, 2017 at 8:30 AM and will be available for public inspection during city business hours October 16 &17, 2017.

The vehicle will be available for inspection upon request and appointment with the city police department.  Contact Chief Tim Becker at 217/636-8429 for additional information or to make an appointment to inspect the truck. 

All payments must be received by October 20, 2017 before the  vehicle may be removed. Payment shall be in the form of a cashier's check made payable to the City of Athens.  Please submit your printed name, full address, phone number and an original signature with your bid to:  Karissa Carls,  Office Manager; City of Athens; PO Box 268; Athens IL 62613 or hand deliver at 210 Dottie Bednarko Drive, Athens IL, 62613.  Envelopes must be marked “Sealed Bids – Surplus Vehicle”.