The City of Southfield will hold auctions quarterly. 

Click here to visit the MITN Surplus Auction website.

For questions contact the Purchasing Department at 248-796-5250.

The Terms of Sale are as follows:

Liability: The item offered for sale and its description has been compiled from available data, but there is no guaranty or warranty on the part of the City of Southfield relative thereto as to quantity, kind, character, description, condition, and suitability for use for which it may be desired or in any other respect whatsoever. All material is sold “as is and where is,” and must be removed at Purchaser’s risk and expense. All sales will be final. The City may withdraw an item at any time from the auction sale. The City reserves the right to substitute an awarded computer system for a like system containing like properties.

Payment: All equipment and/or items purchased must be paid in full prior to pick-up. NO PERSONAL CHECKS, OUT-OF-STATE OR CANADIAN CHECKS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Contact the Purchasing Department at 248-796-5250 to schedule an appointment.

Pick-Up: The equipment can be picked up between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. by appointment only.

Time Limit: If equipment and/or items are not picked up within five working days after the auction expiration date and time, the City of Southfield reserves the right to retain the equipment and re-list the equipment for auction.

Governmental Entity/School: If a governmental entity or school is the successful bidder, a tax exemption form will be required before the equipment can be removed from the premises.

If the successful bidder is another governmental entity including schools, that entity’s check will be adequate form of payment.


The City of Southfield has put several items up for auction on the MITN Surplus auction site. Bidding on these items will close at various times on February 14, 2019. Click the link below to access the auction site. You must register as a Bidder. Just above the box, on the right side of the screen, click on Register as Bidder. Once you have registered, select Auction Login. After logging in, select Search, type Southfield in as the keyword, click Keyword Search. The list of items being auctioned by the City of Southfield will appear.