Hunt County – The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will review more than 250 motions to overturn a decision to allow a septic dump near Lone Oak. They have also placed the controversial item on their May 9th Commissioner's meeting agenda. Within the next 10 days, TCEQ plans to review the 250 motions and issue a response.
The proposed septic dump site has been a source of controversy in Hunt County for nearly a year.
Greenville, TX – The Greenville Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended approval of a proposed major mixed-used development at the northwest corner of highways 69 and 380.
The Commission recommended approval requested zoning for two of the three segments of the project, which would cover more than 149 acres at the western edge of Greenville. The Commission recommended approval of stricter zoning for the third portion.
Commerce – There will be no standardized dress code for the Commerce ISD. A motion to accept a standardized dress policy failed when the vote was tied 3-3, as one board member was absent from last night's regularly scheduled meeting.
Interim Superintendent Buddy Echols said the policy that had been created in committee was the one the school likely should use, if the board implemented a standardized code at all. He said at this point, the matter was a philosophical one for the board to make.
Commerce, TX – At Monday night's Commerce school board meeting, consultants will present findings to the trustees. Retired Mesquite superintendent John Horn, who lives near Commerce and has grandchildren in the district, says C-I-S-D can be a destination job for the right person.
At last check, Doctor Horn said about a dozen people have expressed interest in the Superintendent's job.