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Routt County, Colorado
P.O. Box 773598
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477
Ph: (970) 879-0108
Fx: (970) 879-3992

Surplus Auto Sale

The Routt County Board of County Commissioners is selling various surplus items.  Below is more information on the process, dates and information on the items.
 Surplus Sale Bid Results
(link will be live once results are posted, after bid opening)        

If you have purchasing process questions please contact Marti Hamilton at 970-870-5316 or .


Surplus items and minimum bid price will be available for view and inspection on Wednesday 3/22/17 and Thursday 3/23/17 from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Justice Center, 1955 Shield Drive, Steamboat Springs. 

Click here for photos and detailed information on the available items.


  • All bids must be received prior to the advertised time of bid opening. A late bid will not be accepted.
  • All items must be picked up by the winning bidder by 4:00 p.m. Friday 3/31/17.
  • Bidder does not have to be present at the bid opening to win.
  • No items will be sold outside of the bid process.
  • All items are sold “AS IS – WHERE IS” with no warranty expressed or implied.
  • County and City employees, dealers, and the general public may participate in the surplus sale and are subject to the same rules.
  • Any qualifications on bid sheet will disqualify bidder.
  • Bidder must bid at least the minimum bid shown.
  • Bidder completely fills out form and places one form in envelope, seals envelope, writes item number on outside of sealed envelope.
  • A bidder may bid on as many items as they wish, but are limited to one bid per item per person.
  • One bid per envelope.
  • High bidder wins the item.
  • After bid opening the winning bidder is notified by the Purchasing Agent.
  • The winning bidder has the option to decline the item if he wishes.
  • Winning bidder must confirm intent to take item by 5:00 p.m. Monday 3/27/17 or Routt County will proceed to the next highest bidder.
  • Winning bidder remits payment to Purchasing Agent with cash or certified check made out to Routt County Treasurer’s Office and obtains receipt.
  • In the event of a tie bid, a coin will be flipped to determine the winner.            


    When are bids due?  All bids must be received at the County Commissioners office, 3rd Floor, 522 Lincoln Avenue, Steamboat Springs by 2:00 PM on Friday, March 24, 2017

    Where and when are bids open? Bids will be publically opened in the Trout Creek Conference Room, Annex Building, 136 6th Street, Steamboat Springs at 2:00PM on Friday, March 24, 2017                                       
    Routt County Board of County Commissioners (BCC) reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities and minor irregularities in bids received, and to accept any portion of the bid whichever is deemed to be in the best interest of Routt County.