It’s your last chance to get in a bid for 20,000 used school computers

Posted at 6:27 AM, Dec 18, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-18 06:27:20-05

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — If you’re in the market to buy thousands of laptops you might want to try your luck in Henrico County where you can bid and win them.

But you’ll have to hurry.

Today is the last day you can put in a bid for the used computers.

The public schools systems is selling more than 20,000 of them; specifically more than 9,000 Apple laptops and 14,000 Dell laptops.

According to Henrico schools the Dells were used by middle school students and date to 2010 while the Apple computers were used by elementary students and date back to 2007 and 2008, depending on the machine.

Your bid has to be submitted in person at the Henrico County Finance Department  by noon today.

We’re told the highest qualified bidders will be given the right to buy the laptops which are normally resellers who might offer the machines for purchase online or as refurbished computers to other institutions.