Century seeks grants for community centers

Town is hoping to renovate Carver and town community centers

The Century Town Council on Oct. 18 approved unanimously to apply for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) that, if awarded, will allow both the Carver and Century Community centers to be fully renovated.

The funds will come from the State of Florida's CDBG COVID grant funds. The maximum request is $5 million. The deadline to submit applications was Nov. 1.

Following public input, the council voted to apply for the grant to renovate the Carver Community Center, located at 7040 Jefferson Ave., and the Century Community Center, located at 6601-A Industrial Boulevard, in order to better...