TPS Libbey auction set for MondayWritten by Zach Davis | | firstname.lastname@example.org
Toledo Public Schools will conduct an auction beginning at 9 a.m. May 23 to sell items from Libbey High School.
Included in the auction is 350,000 sq. feet of items. Photos of some merchandise that will be up for bidding are available on www.ToledoAuctioneer.com through the Montrie Auction & Estate Service, which is conducting the auction.
The service says that among the items available are a “large quantity (thousands) of desks, lockers, chairs, tables, shelves, Cabinets, Food prep, office, PA system, clocks, scrap metal, equipment, Wood shop tools, Bedrock wood planes, Vintage Science room equip., Antique cabinets, Industrial antique furniture, Toledo chairs (hundreds), Anatomical charts, Maps, and Thousands of great items.”
Libbey High School Alumni Association had requested to postpone the auction as it was working with the Ohio Historical Society to have the school designated as a historical landmark.
Lisa Sobecki, vice president of TPS Board and chair of TPS’ Ohio Schools Facility Commission committee, issued a statement May 21 which said permanent fixtures and historical structure items will not be included in Monday’s auction. Sobecki said the sale items are considered surplus equipment and supplies to the district.
The auction takes place from 9-3:30 p.m. on May 23, with pick up of items won from May23-25 before finishing on May 26 from 9-1 p.m.