Polk County General Services

Auction Information


The Polk County Department of General Services will be holding TWO separate on-line auctions on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. *1 Day Sale*

Please visit Insurance Auto Auction at www.iaai.com. You can preview vehicles on Friday 8/29/14. Contact Travis Cheers with Insurance Auto Auction at 515-314-0828 for more information.

Vehicle description and estimated mileage

  1. 2008 Ford Crown Vic Vin #1477                     109,873
  2. 2006 Ford Crown Vic Vin #3248                       92,187
  3. 2009 Chevy Impala Vin #4295                       122,374
  4. 2009 Ford Crown Vic Vin #6004                     122,701
  5. 2010 Ford Crown Vic Vin #6018                     117,019
  6. 2009 Ford Crown Vic Vin #6020                     132,158
  • Wednesday, September 3, 2014 through to midnight, September 14, 2014.         *10 Day Sale*

Please visit GOV Deals at www.govdeals.com

Vehicle description and estimated mileage

  1. 2006 Ford Crown Vic Vin #2664                     113,644
  2. 2008 Ford Crown Vic Vin #7213                     125,536
  3. 2009 Ford Explorer (K9) Vin #7435                111,244
  4. 2009 Chevy Impala Vin #4371                       111,974

These auctions are open to the public.

If you need to need more information please contact John Tyler at 515-286-3129 or email: john.tyler@polkcountyiowa.gov

Want auction information emailed to you?

Polk County emails auction notifications approximately 7 days prior to the auction. The notification will contain general information about items to be sold along with the date, time, and location.

Items may include vehicles, equipment, and many miscellaneous items that are no longer of use to the County.

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Terms and Conditions

All persons that attend the auction and want to bid must be of lawful age and have a bid number issued by the auction company. To obtain a bid number you must have a picture ID.

Full payment shall be made on sale day.

Terms of Sale: Payment for purchases must be made by cash, cashier’s check, personal or company check with proper identification.

Vehicle titles will be given the day of the auction if payment is made by cash, or suitable certified funds. Otherwise the title will be mailed when your check clears your bank.

No Warranty. Descriptions of sale items appearing in the sale bill or other advertisements of the auction are believed to be correct. Nevertheless, any descriptions, or oral statements made by the owner or auction company concerning auction items shall not be construed as a warranty, either expressed or implied. All auction items are sold as is-where is.

All items must be paid for and removed the day of the auction. Owner and auction are not responsible for unattended items.

Auction items are subject to additions and deletions until auction day.

Announcements on auction day take precedence over printed material.

Contact Us

Polk County Administrative Building
111 Court Avenue Suite 365
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-2251
Phone: 515-286-3215