Century eyes ways to use grant funds

COVID relief funds designed to help town

Although they made no decisions, the Century Town Council Tuesday night discussed several ways to utilize the money the town has received for the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), funds to be used to support response and recovery from the COVID-19 public health emergency.

The town has received $462,288, half of the total of $924,576 through the Florida Division of Emergency Management under the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund. The other half will come in later this year and all of it must be spent by Dec. 31, 2024.

A report that outlines a broad idea of how the town will uti...