XENIA — Council voted to replace three trucks in the city’s service fleet, according to action taken at Thursday’s city council meeting. Two one-ton dump trucks and a service truck are in need of replacement, according to city engineer Chris Berger. Each maintenance department uses small dump trucks for a variety of jobs, Berger said. They have been used to haul stone or pipe, transport equipment, as well as spread salt and plow the snow. The two small dump trucks need to be replaced are a 2001 Chevy and a 1999 Chevy truck. Council authorized the purchase of the new Ford F-550 cabs and chassis as part of the city’s five-year plan. The purchase was made through the Ohio Department of Transportation’s purchasing program from Valley Ford Truck, Inc., in Cleveland. No local dealerships carried the Ford F-550, Berger said. The total purchase amount for the three trucks is $110,717.50. The dump bodies’ purchase will be made at a later date, he said. The 2001 Chevy dump truck has 58,817 miles on it and has cost the city $33,761.97 over its lifetime in maintenance costs, Berger told council. The dump body is rusted out and needs to be replaced. The hydraulic system also needs to be overhauled. The truck is also burning oil and the door hinges need to be replaced. The 1999 Chevy dump truck has 78,828 miles on it and 8,418 hours and has cost the city $38,135.67 to maintain. The floorboards are rusted out and extensive bodywork is needed, Berger said. The hydraulic system “will not last long,” he said. While the mileage on both trucks may not seem excessive, the hours on the engine are important, Berger said. “These trucks are running constantly,” he said. Also being replaced is a 1999 Chevy truck used by the Sewer Department. That truck has become unreliable for the departments after hour calls. It will be moved to the Streetscape Department and will be replaced by a Ford F-550 truck.