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Auctions

The City of Denton utilizes a licensed third party internet auctioneer for auctions of surplus, forfeited, and confiscated property. Each is a public auction; notices are posted here, and registration and bidding are conducted on the auctioneer's website.

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For additional information regarding any City of Denton auction, contact the Purchasing Department at (940) 349-7143 or email Purchasing@cityofdenton.com.

 

Real estate is sold by the sealed bid process. For information regarding the sale of these properties, contact the Materials Management office at (940) 349-7100.

  • The City reserves the right to reject any or all bids and waive any and all informalities
  • All bidders are required to register with Rene Bates Auctioneers in order to place a bid on an item
  • The name shown on the paid receipt for a vehicle or equipment will be the name listed on the vehicle’s title
  • A paid receipt is required to pick up items

Vehicle/Equipment Auction

Miscellaneous Item Auction

  • Begins: None Scheduled
  • Ends: None Scheduled
  • View Items: Bidder’s Instructions; Item information, photos; Item location/review dates; payment; and pick-up.
  • Opens: None Scheduled
  • Closes: None Scheduled
  • View Items: Bidder’s Instructions; Item information, photos; Item location/review dates; payment; and pick-up.