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How can I buy used City vehicles or equipment?
All City vehicles and surplus equipment are sold at public auction. We currently hold auctions with Ken Porter Auctions in Carson. The only way to obtain an item is to be the high bidder at the public auction. For further details on the procedure, please contact Ken Porter at (310) 353-7140,

What types of items does the City sell at auction?
Various cars, trucks and equipment from all Departments are sold, as well as pallets of miscellaneous material.

Where and when do the auctions take place?
At Ken Porter Auctions, the first and third Saturdays of each month. 21140 S. Avalon Bl., Carson, CA 90745.

The Department of General Services provides the following services to the public:
Phone No.
Supply Services
      Bid Information
(213) 473-8200

Asset Management
      Surplus property, land sales, leasing

(213) 922-8501
Payment Services/Accounts Payable
      Payment to vendors of the City

(213) 473-8128
Civic Center Area Parking
      Downtown area lots operated by GSD
(213) 978-2777

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