News from the Somerset County Board of County Commissioners

Shanel Y. Robinson, Commissioner Director | Sara Sooy, Commissioner Deputy Director

Melonie Marano, Commissioner | Paul Drake, Commissioner | Doug Singleterry, Commissioner


October 5, 2021

Somerset County Conducting Online Auction October 6-13

Somerset County Commissioner Director Shanel Y. Robinson encourages residents to take advantage of the upcoming online auction of surplus property.  The auction starts at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 6, and will close at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 13.

The eclectic mix of items to be sold includes cars, pickups, buses, dump trucks and other vehicles, lawn and garden equipment, snowplows, automotive parts, office equipment and more.

A list of auction items, along with terms and conditions of sale, is available at  Photos of items are expected to be posted on the GovDeals website at by Wednesday, Oct. 6.

Inspection is strongly recommended. Items may be inspected Friday, Oct. 8, from 8 a.m. to
2 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 9, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the South County Public Works Facility, located at 410 Roycefield Road, Hillsborough, NJ 08844.

All property will be sold as-is, where-is. There is a buyer’s premium of 10%; however, there are no registration fees charged by the auction company. Visit for details.

Payment is due within 24 hours of notification.  Items purchased must be removed by 2 p.m. on October 29. The buyer is responsible for all loading and transporting of property.

For more information, contact Janice Artfitch, Somerset County Purchasing Division, at 908-231-7043 or

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