The city of Hannibal took in $28,739 during its auction of surplus property Saturday.

The city of Hannibal took in $28,739 during its auction of surplus property Saturday.
“This was a fairly decent amount when you consider how much major equipment we had in it,” said Phyllis Nelson, city collector. “Some years (the amount) would have been a lot less than that because of that fact.”
Some of the bigger items sold Saturday included some trucks, but the high ticket item was a Bobcat that brought approximately $8,400.
According to Nelson, city departments with their own funding source such as the Parks Department, Library and Convention & Visitors Bureau get to keep the revenue from items they contributed. Everything else goes into the General Fund.
The auction attracted approximately 135 people.
“I think we had a really good turnout considering how cool it was down there,” said Nelson.