The Purchasing Division is authorized to dispose of all surplus, forfeited, and confiscated property for the City of Arlington. Goods are disposed of through the services of a contracted auctioneer, Rene Bates Auctioneers, Inc.

The preferred method of disposal is on-line public auction. Interested parties* may register with the auctioneer. All surplus item disposals will be announced in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and on this web page.

Review Auction Schedules

Vehicle/Equipment Auction

  • Begins: Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at 10 a.m.
  • Ends: Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at 12 p.m.
  • View Items – Bidder’s Instructions; Item information, photos; Item location/review dates; payment; and pick-up.

Miscellaneous Item Auction

  • Begins: May 23, 2023 at 10 a.m.
  • Ends: May 30, 2023 at 12 p.m.

For additional information regarding any City of Arlington auction, contact the Purchasing Department at 817-459-6300. The City of Arlington reserves the right to reject any or all bids and waive any and all informalities.