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February 18, 2011 - City of Alton Public Notice and Vehicle Auction


The CITY OF ALTON will be accepting SEALED BIDS for the purchase of SURPLUS EQUPMENT PURCHASES, until 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 4, 2011 at which time they will be opened at the CITY HALL Building, located at 509 South Alton Blvd, by the City Manager and/or designated staff.  Any proposal received after the time for opening shall be returned unopened.  Proposals submitted via faxes or electronic media will not be accepted.

A complete bid packet can be picked-up at:  ALTON CITY HALL located at 509 SOUTH ALTON BLVD, ALTON TEXAS 78573.  Completed packet must be submitted and shall be addressed to: Jorge Arcaute, City Manager at 509 South Alton Blvd, Alton, Texas 78573, and clearly marked:  “SEALED BIDSURPLUS EQUIPMENT” on the lower left-hand corner.

The City of Alton reserves the right to postpone, to accept or to reject any or all proposals, or to waive any informalities in the process.

Please direct your questions to Steve Peña, Assistant City Manager at (956) 432-0760.


As per Code 683, sub-section B, 683.012 of the Texas Transportation Code, we inform you that the vehicles listed below have been taken into custody by the Alton Police Department and will be sold at auction.

2002     FORD                ESCAPE            WHITE      1FMCU03102KA15364

2001     CHEVROLET   TAHOE             GREY        1GNEC13T91R194587

2004     DODGE             RAM                  RED          1D7HA18D14S670637

1998     FORD                EXPLORER      WHITE      1FMZU32P1WZC08363

2003     CHEVROLET   SILVERADO    WHITE      1GCHC24U03E209927

1993     CHEVROLET   SILVERADO     GREEN     2GCEC19K8P1227149

For more information on these vehicles, contact the Alton Police Department at (956) 432-0700.  The auction will be held at the Alton Industrial Warehouse located at 416 South Alton Blvd, Alton Texas on March 4, 2011 at 11:00 A.M.  Payment shall be cash or cashier’s check only.  The City of Alton reserves the right to accept the best and most advantageous offer.  Vehicles are sold as is, no warranty and no returns.

The aforementioned vehicles are located at 416 South Alton Blvd, Alton Texas 78573.

Chief Enrique Sotelo


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