Century Hikes Garbage Rates By 36 Percent
April 18, 2017
The Century Town Council officially voted Monday night hike residential garbage rates by 36 percent.
Century’s 545 garbage customers currently pay $16.98 to per month. In order to stop financial losses in the garbage department, Mayor Henry Hawkins proposed the increase $6.21 per month, for a total bill of $23.19. The increase will allow the town to continue to collect bulk items such as furniture and appliances and vegetative waste.
The council rejected the idea of offering a discount for low income senior citizens as recommended by Council President Ann Brooks.
Pictured top: Century Mayor Henry Hawkins discusses garbage rates at a Monday night meeting of the town council. NorthEscambia.com photo, click to enlarge.