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State of Michigan launches new auction website for surplus sales
October 13, 2023
LANSING, Mich. -- The Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget (DTMB) has launched a new online auction website for surplus sales, Michigan.gov/MiBid.
The new MiBid site offers users an improved bidding experience, up-to-date security features, additional payer options, and enhanced bidder confidentiality. The site is integrated with the State of Michigan MiLogin portal, which provides a secure, single point of access to many state services. By building the new website in house, DTMB can ensure it meets the highest security standards and will save the state nearly $250,000 a year.
The MiBid auction site is open to everyone, including local governments. While auction items are publicly viewable online at Michigan.gov/MiBid, anyone wanting to place a bid will need to create a free MiLogin profile. Users who already have a MiLogin profile to access other state services are ready to go.
DTMB's state surplus team works with state agencies to reutilize and sell State of Michigan surplus property. Surplus also sells confiscated property for the Department of Natural Resources, Michigan State Police, and the federal Transportation Security Administration. Office furniture, vehicles, specialized equipment, and electronic equipment are among the products available for bidders at Michigan.gov/MiBid.
NOTE: Previous MiBid users may need to clear their browser history for navigation to new MiBid website.