Gloucester Township Council gives the go-ahead for the township to order two vans and two dump trucks with plow packages.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Thursday, November 8, 2012
The auction ground opens for item inspections at 9 a.m., with the auction slated to begin at 10 a.m.
Gloucester Township will auction surplus township vehicles and equipment, as well as three confiscated vehicles, this Saturday. The auction-style sale will be held at the Department of Public Works compound on Erial Road. Available to the highest bidders will be Ford Crown Victoria police vehicles, pickup trucks, weed whackers, lawn mowers, desks, computers, printers, more than 100 bicycles, and much more. You can even bid on a street sweeper! (For a more complete list of available items, click on the PDF to the right.) Minimum bids on vehicles range from $500 to $2,000. The auction is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Township Business Administrator Tom Cardis noted during Township Council's workshop meeting Monday night that the auction …
Saturday, January 28, 2012
The police department will be getting 12 new cars from Winner Ford.
The Township Council on Monday unanimously approved the purchase of 12 new police vehicles from Cherry Hill's Winner Ford. Winner Ford submitted the only bid to supply the all-wheel-drive vehicles to the Police Department, according to Police Chief W. Harry Earle. The now-ordered vehicles are 12 "pursuit rated" sedans, labeled as "Police Interceptors." The plan initially was to purchase 10 sedans and two sport-utilty vehicles, but the price on the SUVs came in higher than the township wanted to spend, according to Earle, who noted the all-wheel-drive sedans afford police most capabilities of the SUVs. The township will pay Winner a total of $308,316 for the 12 vehicles, for an average price of $25,693 per vehicle. The new vehicles were …