Archbold Village Council approved the purchase of a new pickup truck for the Archbold Street Department at its Monday, Feb. 5 meeting.
Council agreed to the purchase of a 2018 Ram 1500 from Terry Henricks Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram. The dealership proposed $19,165 for the vehicle.
Christy Motors offered a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 for $21,953.70, which was $2,798.70 more than the Ram.
Terry Henricks Ford offered a 2018 Ford F-150 for $22,843.65, $3,678.65 over the low bid.
All three trucks were single-cab, two-wheel-drive models.
Jeff Fryman, mayor, said the purchase was approved by the council streets & sidewalks committee and the fi- nance committee.