The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation will offer a variety of items for sale to the public via online auction starting Thursday, May 4, and concluding Sunday, May 14. The items to be sold are primarily the result of phases #2 and #3 of the Akron Elementary School renovation and construction project scheduled to conclude in December 2017.

Interested individuals may bid on pieces of outdoor play equipment from Akron’s Head Start playground and the playground at the Burket Educational Center. Also to be auctioned are items from the 1987 wing (Art Room tables, Media Center wood tables and chairs, steel student hall lockers, classroom steel shelving, water fountains, and heavy duty tables and storage cabinets from the Staff Workroom.

Items to be sold from the kindergarten wing include classroom sink & storage units and folding vinyl doors. Commercial items from the kitchen/cafeteria include a three-door freezer, food warmer, serving area with electric warmers, milk coolers, food preparation tables of various sizes (butcher block and stainless steel), convection ovens, six-burner gas stove and oven, steamer, 2-door refrigerators, food grinder, meat slicer, and assorted carts.

Gym items to be auctioned include the wood gym floor (approximately 80’x120’), steel retractable bleachers (seat 700), scoreboards with a control panel, clear glass basketball backboards and goals, wall padding, ceiling mounted acoustic panels, a sliding net curtain & track, a gym divider curtain, volleyball posts & nets, volleyball post protectors, and a garage door & hardware. Locker room items include a chalkboard, steel restroom partitions, shower heads and stainless steel containment, and assorted steel partitions, sinks, toilets, urinals, and mirrors.

A dust collection system, wood working tables with attached vices, a drill press, a portable speaker system, a sound system with two speakers and an amplifier, and over 20 folding tables from the custodial storage area will be sold via the online auction.

Items to be sold from the Akron Elementary School Office include the main office counter and storage, storage from the office workroom, the intercom system, the wall-mounted staff mailboxes, four-drawer lateral filing cabinets, upholstered office chairs, and a Nurse’s Office bed and locking two-door medicine storage cabinet on wheels.

Items from the 1949 wing include classroom doors, wood classroom lockers & storage closets (6 rooms), black chalkboards, steel shelving, and aluminum classroom windows (6 classrooms and 4 smaller areas).

Miscellaneous items to be sold via online auction include bulletin boards, chalkboards, several two-door vertical steel storage cabinets, wood doors from classrooms and other areas, steel entrance and interior doors, and wood shelving. Restroom partitions, sinks, urinals, toilets, and mirrors from all restroom areas will be included in the online auction.

To participate in the online auction visit the Asset Auctions Online website at www.assetauctionsonline.com or Auction Zip at www.auctionzip.com. Questions about the online auction may be directed to Director of Asset Liquidation Auctions John Winkel at jw@assetauctionsonline.com or (317) 284-1420.

Anyone that would like to view the items in person prior to or during the online auction may arrange to do so by contacting Akron Elementary School Principal Chrissy Mills at millsc@tvsc.k12.in.us or (574) 598-2367, ext. 2325. Viewing will be scheduled to occur during the non-school hours of 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Winning bidders may pick up their items starting Monday, May 15, through Friday, May 26. The purchaser will be responsible for the removal of the items purchased. Items not removed by May 26 will be removed by the contractor and set aside. The Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation will not be responsible for the condition of items removed by the purchaser or the contractor.

During the pick-up window of May 15-26, an additional point of contact will be Tippecanoe Valley Maintenance Director Todd Glenn at glennt@tvsc.k12.in.us or (574) 265-1308.

Please note that items from the 1987 wing’s west and north classrooms and the west student hall lockers will be sold in this auction, but will not be removed and available for pick-up until Monday, October 2.

SOURCE: News release from Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation