Century OKs new vehicles

Replacing old trucks

Monday night, Nov. 18, the Century Council approved the purchase of two new trucks, one for the street department and one as a meter reader truck, and to replace a 1997 truck and 2004 Ford Ranger with 144,000 miles on it, in the amount of $54,535.

The two trucks recommended by Interim City Manager Buz Eddy for purchase are a 2020 Ram 1500 Tradesman for the meter reader to cost $19,793 and a 2020 Ram 2500 Tradesman for the street department to cost $34,742. The Ram 2500 Tradesman will be equipped with a nine-foot long utility bed. Both trucks will come from Garber Fleet Sales in Green Cove Spri...