City approves waste removal

The town of Century approved a request from Interim City Manager Buz Eddy Monday night to hire a company to remove sludge from the waste water treatment plant in the amount of $9,500 and an emergency request to approve an expenditure of $36,000 to purchase and repair one of three clarifiers the plant utilizes.

Eddy referred council members to a copy each had of a letter from Interim Natural Gas Superintendent Vernon Prather and Water and Wasterwater Superintendent Heath Burkett regarding the level of bio-solids and sludge present is too high and the current disposal method via drying beds a...