Century clerk taking a leave

Council votes to hire temporary help to provide interim townclerk duties during absence

At Century's council meeting Tuesday night, the council approved the town's mayor to retain the temporary services of the town clerk for a period not to exceed six months to be paid out of American Rescue Plan Act funds, since Town Clerk Leslie Howington has stepped away due to medical reasons.

"There is a lot of work because we have these new city managers and we have a lot of moving parts and it is getting a little bit overwhelming for Leslie and it's getting overwhelming for the office staff," is what Century Mayor Luis Gomez described as the main reason for Howington's recent absence, alth...