Commerce – As part of a three hour meeting Tuesday, the Commerce City Council took no action on possible discipline of or removal of City Manager Dion Miller.
Councilman Tony Henry requested the item be placed on the agenda, citing several occasions of concern which included a failure by Miller to review and execute checks issued by the city, failure to pursue a water contract with Texas A&M University-Commerce, plus failure to seek council consent for contracts with outside contractors.
Commerce City Council takes not action to discipline city manager; Commerce budget and tax rate not approved; Formal charge of murder in Caddo Mills; Still no bond reduction for Greenville murder suspect; Elderly Bonham woman still missing after two days.
Commerce – The first of three University Community Updates for the fall semester at Texas A&M University-Commerce outlined a number of items including fall enrollment, outreach initiatives, the new One Stop Shop and several upcoming events.
Commerce – The Commerce City Council Tuesday night elected not to pass its $9.7 million budget for the 2009-2010 fiscal year, meaning they'll have to wait to pass its tax rate later on as well.
After an initial discussion of the budget item failed for lack of a second, Mayor Quay Throgmorton chose to revisit the item. During that time, Councilman Richard Hill seconded Bob Monday's motion to pass the budget, but the item still failed as Hill, Tony Henry and Billie Biggerstaff voted against adoption.