Century to see hikes in garbage and natural gas

Council votes to correct billing errors after increases were not passed along to customers

Residents of Century will begin paying $26.59 monthly with $5.92 per additional can for their garbage service after the Century Town Council Tuesday night approved a resolution setting the garbage rate across the board. The new rate will take effect immediately.

The current rate is supposed to be $25.34 for one can with $5.64 for each additional can, but incorrect or numerous codes existing in the town’s billing system have caused residents to pay different amounts. The new increase would add $1.25, making the rate for service $26.59 and 28 cents to each additional can making it $5.92.

Town Cl...