Century transfers funds to cover gas

Gas system couldn’t meet payroll; pay taxes

At an emergency meeting of the Century council Monday night, the council approved to transfer $65,000 from the water department with the authority to transfer up to $15,000 each month for August and September as needed to cover the natural gas department's payroll and payroll taxes.

Councilwoman Ann Brooks read a letter that all council members received from Town Clerk Kim Godwin that the gas department did not have the funds to pay its payroll or payroll taxes.

“General and water were able to meet their obligations to payroll. I (Godwin) was unable to transfer the gas portion of $5,872.70 to...

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