City Of Port Arthur, Texas

Date & Time

Closes: October 18, 2018 Beginning at 10:00 AM CDT


103 H.O. Mills Blvd., Port Arthur, Texas 77640
Contact: Clifton Williams at (409) 983-8162 or or Charmaine Roberson at (409) 983-8161 or
Inspection: By appointment only.



Selling: (2) 2018 Freightliner 108SD 38 Yard Hardox Trash Body Palfinger Epsilon M13A Grapple Trucks


Catalog - All Items (2) - Grapple Trucks (2) - Trucks - Heavy Duty (2)


All payments for this auction must be received no later than 3:00 p.m., Monday, October 24, 2018.

Payment should be sent overnight payable to Rene' Bates Auctioneers, Inc. in the form of a cashier's check or money order to:

Rene' Bates Auctioneers, Inc.
Attention: Payment Dept.
4660 County Road 1006
McKinney, Texas 75071

All payments totaling over $10,000.00 MUST be paid with a single cashier’s check or via wire transfer. (The wire transfer fee will be waived. You will need to contact our office for wire transfer instructions.)

If you want to pay in person you may visit our branch located at 2414 W. University, Ste. 122-A, McKinney, Texas 75071 between the hours of 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.

PLEASE INCLUDE A COPY OF YOUR INVOICE WITH YOUR PAYMENT. If we do not receive payment by the due date, your account will be temporarily deactivated pending receipt of payment.

For any taxable purchases, if you are claiming purchases for resale OR if you are tax exempt, please include the appropriate tax form with your payment. The resale and exemption forms can be found on our website by clicking on the Help Menu and then "Forms". All previously submitted resale or exemption forms are kept with individual auctions so you must send a new form with each payment. We will not refund sales tax paid after a paid receipt has been issued so please ensure that your resale or exemption certificates are properly completed and submitted with your payment. Any requests for refund of sales tax after the sale is completed will be issued a Form 00-985 Assignment of Right to Refund in lieu of a refund of sales tax paid. There will be no exceptions to this policy. Any items taxed with a TERP sales tax includes the 1.5% State of Texas TERP surcharge.

REMOVAL: By appointment only. BUYERS MUST CALL AND MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH CLIFTON WILLIAMS AT (409) 983-8162 IN THE PURCHASING DIVISION BEFORE ARRIVING TO REMOVE ITEMS. All items must be removed by October 25, 2018. YOU MUST HAVE A COPY OF THE PAID RECEIPT TO PICK UP ITEMS. After the final day for removal, a storage fee of $25.00 per day, per item will be charged to the buyer for any items that have not been removed.

LOCATION: 103 H.O. Mills Blvd., Port Arthur, Texas 77640
Contact: Clifton Williams at (409) 983-8162 or or Charmaine Roberson at (409) 983-8161 or
Inspection: By appointment only.

REGARDING PAPERWORK: PRIOR TO VEHICLE PICK UP all title or transfer paperwork must be completed at the Purchasing Office, 444 4th Street, 2nd Floor Purchasing Division. Contact the Purchasing Division and speak with Clifton Williams at (409) 983-8162. The Purchasing Division will coordinate your removal of all items. Title(s) will be transferred to the successful bidder's name ONLY. Rene Bates Auctioneers, Inc., as acting agent for the Seller, does not possess, cannot process and is not responsible for preparing or delivering title documentation to the winning bidder. The Seller, as posted at the top of the auction listing, will complete and provide all title documentation to the buyer. RENE BATES AUCTIONEERS, INC. IS NOT THE SELLER.

The Seller DOES NOT provide transportation or loading services for buyers to remove their merchandise. Any and all methods of lifting, towing, and hauling, as well as all other methods or requirements for the removal and transport of the materials, equipment and/or vehicles, is the sole responsibility of the buyer. The ownership of any and all items not removed by the final day of removal will revert back to the Seller and they may re-sell or dispose of the property as they see fit.

Thank you for bidding!


René Bates Auctioneers, Inc.
4660 County Road 1006
McKinney TX 75071
Phone: (972) 548-9636
Fax: (972) 542-5495
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