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Public Service Announcement

Region of Durham to host 44th annual auction

WHITBY, ON September 07, 2017

Local residents and business owners that are looking for office materials, maintenance supplies, mechanical equipment, and vehicles are invited to visit the Durham Region annual auction.


Auction items can be previewed on Friday, September 29 from 4 to 6 p.m. On Saturday, September 30, the gates will open at 8 a.m., with the auction beginning at 9:30 a.m.


Durham Region Works Depot, located at 825 Conlin Road in Whitby. The depot is on the east side of the intersection at Thickson and Conlin roads.


The auction offers the public an opportunity to purchase extra items that are no longer needed by the Region of Durham and its area municipalities, including the towns of Ajax and Whitby; townships of Brock, Scugog and Uxbridge; Municipality of Clarington; and cities of Oshawa and Pickering.

Proceeds from the auction are used by the Region of Durham, and these municipalities, to fund ongoing operations.


The list of available items is still being compiled, but it currently includes: desks, chairs, tables, cabinets, office equipment, cars, vans, trucks (and accessories), trailers, heavy equipment, gas powered saws, lawn equipment, kitchen equipment, televisions, and cleaning equipment.

Purchases can be made with cash or debit card. High-cost items and motorized equipment can be put on hold with a $500 deposit (payable by cash, debit card, certified cheque or bank draft). You must pay the remaining balance before picking up the item. All purchases can be picked up after the auction, but no later than Monday, October 2 at 3 p.m.

Please note that items are sold “as is.” The Regional Municipality of Durham does not inspect items, or provide any warranty or guarantee on any of the items sold.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.