News Release
City Services

January 15, 2014

$10 Million in Revenue Earned From Online Auctions

As part of a strategic effort to maximize taxpayer savings and use City resources wisely, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Department of Procurement Services (DPS) announced that DPS has collected more than $10 million since he took office in 2011 by selling City surplus materials through an online auction system, more than twice the amount collected during the previous three-year period.