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For more information, contact CBJ Purchasing Division at 907-586-5258 or email Bidders are responsible for packaging, transport, and shipping. Please review the CBJ Terms and Conditions stated below.  A "Questions" feature is available for each auction listing.


Guarantee Waiver-All property is offered for sale as-is, where-is. The City and Borough of Juneau, AK (CBJ) makes no warranty, guaranty or representation of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the merchantability or fitness for any purpose of the property offered for sale. Communications held outside of the context of discussing specific auctions are considered irrelevant as to descriptions of any offered property; the only legal description of auction items are found listed on the auction page or in the answered questions segment. The Buyer is not entitled to any payment for loss of profit or any other money damages special, direct, indirect, or consequential.
Description Warrants-The CBJ warrants to the Buyer that the property offered for sale will conform to its description as seen on the auction page. Any claim for mis-description must be made prior to removal of the property. If the City confirms that the property does not conform to the listed description, the CBJ will keep the property and refund any money paid. The liability of the City shall not exceed the actual purchase price of the property. Please note that upon removal of the property, all sales are final.
Inspection-Most items offered for sale are used and may contain defects not immediately detectable. Bidders are strongly encouraged to inspect the property, when available prior to bidding, as items offered for sale are used and may contain unknown mechanical and/or operational defects not immediately detectable. Bidders must adhere to the inspection dates and times indicated in the item description or contact the person listed to schedule an inspection.
Consideration of Bid-The City and Borough of Juneau reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to withdraw from sale any of the items listed.
Notice of Award-Successful bidders will receive a Notice of Award by email from
Payment-Public Processing, LLC. a third-party payment processing company, receives all payments for the City and Borough of Juneau, AK. Payment for an awarded item must be received within five (5) business days after the Notice of Award of the successful bid.  Payment may only be made online by credit card, or by wire transfer. The credit card limit per transaction is $4,000.00. For payments larger than this amount, follow the instructions listed under Wire Transfers.
Payment by Credit Card-Login to the Public Surplus site. Click on the My Stuff link and then click on the Past Bids link. Click on the description of the auction and then click on the Pay Online link located on the right hand side of the screen. Follow the steps to complete the transaction. A receipt will be emailed to you once the payment has cleared.
Wire Transfers-For payments over $4,000.00, a Wire Transfer is required. If you need to do a wire transfer, please email support at asking for wire instructions or request the instructions via live chat. These instructions will be emailed to you. Please follow them exactly to allow for prompt payment.
Partial Payment -There will be no partial payments accepted for an auction.  All auctions must be paid in full according to the specified payment process. You will not be able to pay partially for an auction by Credit Card and pay the remainder by another payment method, such as a wire transfer.
Bid Deposits-The CBJ may require bid deposits in order to ensure fairness to all bidders. The deposit will be reversed if no default occurs or the bidder does not win the auction. The deposit will be retained if the winning bidder defaults.
Buyers Premium-A Buyer's Premium of 10% may be added to the final sale price with a $1 minimum charge per auction to collect payment. If added, the premium will be visible during the bidding process and will be included in the payment required.
Sales Tax-The City and Borough of Juneau, AK may collect sales tax, unless the Buyer has provided a valid tax-exempt certificate prior to payment. If applicable, the sales tax will be visible during the bidding process and will be included in the payment specified.
Pick-Up Procedures-Winning bidders must have proper means to remove property from City premises as quickly as possible.   Successful bidders must present the Notice of Award or the Paid Receipt, and a legal picture ID (e.g. a driver's license or passport) at time of property removal. No property will be released without these items.  If a third party is picking up an item, the bidder must send an email to the contact listed in the auction including information authorizing pick up the property, or send a signed and dated letter. Said third parties must present the Notice of Award or Paid Receipt, and legal picture ID with them when retrieving the property. No property will be released without these items.
Removal-Buyers must remove or make satisfactory arrangements to remove auction item(s) from City premises within 5 business days of notification by Public Surplus of receipt of payment, unless prior arrangements have been made.   Pick-ups must be scheduled with the auction's listed contact during the hours of 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Alaska Time, Monday through Friday, at the location specified in auction information.  Successful bidders are responsible for loading and removal of all property awarded to them from the location indicated on the website and in the Notice of Award. CBJ assumes no responsibility for the loading or shipping of property.   CBJ personnel are not available to assist in troubleshooting of purchased item(s). No maintenance will be allowed on CBJ property.   Property shall be moved at expense of the winning bidder. The winning bidder shall reimburse the City for any damage to CBJ property resulting from the removal of the purchased item.
Vehicle Titles-CBJ will issue a title or certificate upon receipt of payment. Titles may be subject to any restrictions as indicated in the item description on the website. Open titles cannot be issued. The City will not issue replacement titles.
Default-Default shall include (1) failure to observe these terms and conditions; (2) failure to make good and timely payment; or (3) failure to remove all items within the specified time. Default may result in termination of the bid contract and suspension from participation in all future sales until the default has been cured. If the Buyer fails in the performance of their obligations, the City and Borough of Juneau, AK may exercise such rights and may pursue such remedies as are provided by law. If the Buyer, after making payment for an item, fails to remove the item within the specified time, CBJ reserves the right to: (1) retain any and all payments, and (2) dispose of the item(s) as deemed desirable by the City.
Acceptance of Terms and Conditions-By submitting a bid, the bidder agrees that the bidder has read, fully understood and accepted these Terms and Conditions of Online Sales, and agrees to pay for and remove the property, if the bid is accepted, by the dates and times specified.



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