Council approves hardship agreement

Starting in May, some residents may see door hangers on their homes as the Century council approved a plan to allow residents who are experiencing financial hardships by the current shelter in place order due to the coronavirus to sign an agreement within 48 hours of utility cut off due to non-payment.

City Manager Vernon Prather reminded council members that meters are read the 15th through the 21st of each month and that bills are mailed at the end of each month.

He said penalties are applied the 15th through the 25th and that a late notice goes out around the 16th. He said disconnects are u...