Century eyes ways to spend development funds

Town seeking grant funds to enhance workforce development and create opportunities

Although they took no action due to lack of quorum, the Century Town Council Tuesday night discussed how a $35,000 grant from the Department of Economic Opportunity will benefit the town by developing a strategic plan for a stronger workforce through planning and development.

Councilman Luis Gomez and Councilwoman Dynette Lewis were present. Councilwoman Sandra McMurray Jackson and Councilman James Smith were dialed in on the phone line.

The grant is one of eight grants totaling $280,000 awarded to eight small and rural communities through the Competitive Florida Partnership program. The money...

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