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By Gretchen McPherson
Ledger Staff 

Century eyes purchase of gas meters

Council reviews $64,000 proposal for 400 new meters; questions whether bids need to be accepted


March 5, 2020

Although no action was taken, the Century Council listened as City Manager Vernon Prather recommended the purchase of natural gas meters for about $64,000 and gave an update on the town's upcoming reports.

Prather said the town had replaced about 200 residential meters and 15 commercial meters in late 2019 and 2020. He said the town needs about 400 more meters to finish replacing them all.

The town is a member of the Florida Gas Utilities Association (FGUA), which contacted several meter firms for quotes. Prather recommended Precision Meter Repair's proposal for $160 to change out each mete...

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