Century OKs purchase

The Century Town Council Monday night approved the purchase of two replacement gear boxes for water treatment plant components, known as clarifiers, in an amount not to exceed $8,000.

Of the three clarifiers at the water treatment plant, Vernon Prather said clarifier no. 1 is currently out of service. The drive box was removed from no. 1 and put on clarifier no. 2 when it recently went out, to patch it together and make it work. The drive unit is about 30 years old. Prather said they have recently replaced other parts and clarifier no. 3 is new.

“Both of those two clarifiers were built at the...