Items for Sale September 2022

For Sale

The Benton Community School District is selling obsolete items and will accept sealed bids beginning September 12 through September 23 at noon.   Some items will be sold as a Lot (Lots of 3 or Lots of 6 for example).  The buyer is bidding on the entire Lot.  All Lots of items sold as a group will be noted.  Other items are sold individually.  

Photos can be viewed by clicking here. Photos are available on our webpage at under Items for Sale

Sealed bids must include- the number of the item from the sale list, amount of bid, name, address, and contact information. 

Deliver or mail your sealed bid amount to Benton Community Central Administration Office, 304 1st Street, Van Horne, Iowa 52346.  All sealed bids must be received by September 23 at noon.   

The highest bidders will be posted on the school website the week of October 3-7.  Wining bidder is responsible for checking the website and payment of purchased items.  

Cash-only purchases.  Must be paid for (cash only, no checks, cashier’s checks or charges) and picked up/removed from our school campus by October 14, 2022.  

FOR SALE - 2 passenger vans

Description of school property to be sold:

Van #1 - 2012 1500 Express passenger van. LT Trim 5.3 V-8 engine, power locks, power windows, 8 passenger seating, front, and rear air and heat. Roughly 192,500 miles. VIN 1GNSGCF40C1168808

Van #2 - 2012 1500 Express passenger van LS Trim 5.3 V-8 engine, power locks, power windows, 8 passenger seating, front, rear air and heat. Roughly 230,000 miles VIN 1GNSGBF41C1159822


Sealed bids will be received at the School District Central Administration Office beginning Sept. 12, 2022, until Sept. 23, 2022, by 12:00 noon.

Sealed bids must include: the # of the Van you are bidding on, the amount you are bidding for the item, all contact information - address, phone number, and verification from an Iowa bank showing proof of funds. Bids can be hand delivered or mailed (must receive by Sept. 23 at noon) to:

Benton Community School District, 304 1st Street, Van Horne, IA 52346

The sale of each vehicle will go to the highest bidder/vehicle. Only high bidder will be contacted. Vans can be viewed at the address shown above.

Cash only sale by - must pick up and remove from school property by September 30, 2022 after verified cash sale.  

No checks, charges, or cashier’s checks. Bank verification required

Must show evidence of vehicle insurance before removal from school property.