Oak Bluffs to auction off surplus vehicles


Oak Bluffs will be auctioning off a fleet of its surplus vehicles.

The town is auctioning the vehicles to raise funds and limit maintenance costs on the town’s older vehicles. At Tuesday’s selectmen’s meeting, town administrator Robert Whritenour said it is important to surplus out older vehicles to keep the town’s fleet small and economical. “These vehicles can offer opportunities for local businesses and individuals to acquire a low-cost vehicle that they can fix up and make productive,” Whritenour said.

The surplus vehicles are a 2000 Ford F-150, a 2002 Ford Explorer, a 2003 Ford Windstar, a 2005 Ford Ranger, a 2008 Ford F-250, and a 2011 Ford Crown Victoria.

The town plans to advertise the vehicles in the paper before accepting sealed bids next month. No specific date has been set.