The Regional Municipality of Durham

Public Service Announcement

Region of Durham to host 43rd annual auction

WHITBY, ON September 12, 2016

Local residents and business owners, 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, Sept. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. On Saturday, Sept. 24, 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 Rd., Whitby. The depot is situated east of the intersection at Thickson and Conlin roads.


This auction offers the public an opportunity to purchase goods that are surplus and 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. However, the list currently includes: desks, chairs, tables, cabinets, office equipment, exercise equipment, cars, vans, trucks (and accessories), trailers, heavy equipment, gas powered saws, lawn equipment, kitchen equipment, televisions, and cleaning equipment.

Purchases can be paid for by cash or debit card. High-cost items and motorized equipment can be held with a $500 deposit that is payable by cash, debit card, certified cheque or bank draft. The balance is required prior to pick up. All purchases can be picked up after the auction, but no later than Monday, Sept. 26 at 3 p.m. Please note that all items are sold “as is.” The Regional Municipality of Durham does not inspect warranty or guarantee any of the items sold.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.