Trumbull County Board of Commissioners
Online Sales – Terms and Conditions
All bidders and other participants of this auction agree that they have read and fully understand these terms and agree to be bound thereby.
Guaranty Waiver. All property is offered for sale “AS IS, WHERE IS.” Board of County Commissioners of Trumbull County, Ohio (Seller) 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. The Buyer is not entitled to any payment for loss of profit or any other money damages—special, direct, indirect, or consequential.
Description Warranty. Seller warrants to the Buyer that the property offered for sale will conform to its description. Any claim for misdescription must be made prior to removal of the property. If Seller confirms that the property does not conform to the description, Seller will keep the property and refund any money paid. The liability of the Board of County Commissioners of Trumbull County, Ohio shall not exceed the actual purchase price of the property. Please note that upon removal of the property, all sales are final.
Personal and property risk. Persons attending during exhibition, sale or removal of goods assume all risks of damage of or loss to person and property and specifically release the Seller and GovDeals, Inc. from liability therefore.
Inspection. Most items offered for sale are used and may contain defects not immediately detectable. Bidders may inspect the property prior to bidding. Bidders must adhere to the inspection dates and times indicated in the item description. Please contact Paulette Godfrey, (330) 675-2870 office – (330) 675-2462 fax or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an inspection.
Consideration of Bid. Board of County Commissioners of Trumbull County, Ohio reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to withdraw from sale any of the items listed.
Buyer’s Certificate. Successful bidders will receive a Buyer’s Certificate by email from GovDeals, Inc.
Payment. Payment in full is due not later than five (5) business days from the time and date of the Buyer’s Certificate. Acceptable forms of payment are:
· Cashier’s Check
· Certified Check
· Money Order
· Traveler’s Checks
· Company Check (with Bank letter guaranteeing payment—mandatory)
· U.S. Currency
Checks shall be made payable to: Treasurer of Trumbull County, Ohio. Payments shall be made at the location listed in the Buyer’s Certificate. Bidder forfeits sale of merchandise if payment is not received at the close of five (5) business days.
Removal. All items must be removed within ten (10) business days from the time and date of issuance of the Buyer’s Certificate. Purchases will be released only upon receipt of payment as specified. Successful bidders are responsible for loading and removal of any and all property awarded to them from the place where the property is located as indicated on the website and in the Buyer’s Certificate. The Buyer will make all arrangements and perform all work necessary, including packing, loading and transportation of the property. Under no circumstances will the Board of County Commissioners of Trumbull County, Ohio assume responsibility for packing, loading or shipping. Property may be removed between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. For additional information, please contact Paulette Godfrey, (330) 675-2870 office – (330) 675-2462 fax or e-mail: email@example.com.
Vehicle Titles. Seller 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 GovDeals, Inc. website. Open titles cannot be issued. The Board of County Commissioners of Trumbull County, Ohio will not issue replacement titles. *Buyer must transfer the Certificate of Title onto their name before receiving possession of the purchased vehicle. Transfer of title can be accomplished at the Trumbull County Clerk of Courts Office, Auto Title Division. All sales tax and other related fees must be paid at the time the title is transferred.
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 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, Seller may exercise such rights and may pursue such remedies as are provided by law. Seller reserves the right to reclaim and resell all items not removed by Buyer thirty (30) days from the expiration or specified removal date.
Acceptance of Terms and Conditions. By submitting a bid, the bidder agrees that they have read, fully understand and accept these Terms and Conditions of Online Sales, and agree to pay for the removal of the property, if the bid is accepted, by the dates and times specified.
State/Local Sales and/or Use Tax. Buyers may be subject to payment of State and/or local sales and/or use tax. The Board of County Commissioners of Trumbull County, Ohio is not responsible for collection of taxes. Buyers are responsible for contacting the appropriate tax office, completing any forms, and paying any taxes that may be imposed.
Sales to Employees. Employees of the Board of County Commissioners of Trumbull County, Ohio may bid on the property of the Board of County Commissioners of Trumbull County, Ohio, provided that they do not bid while on duty. Any officer or employee participating in the determination of certain property as surplus shall not submit a bid for its purchase.