Marc Clayton

City of Commerce
3:29 pm
Wed January 16, 2013

Meeting to address details of Commerce street improvements

City of Commerce, TX

The Council Chambers at Commerce City Hall is the site of an informational meeting to be held Tuesday, February 19th, to discuss a project that will affect streets within the city.

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Commerce
7:32 am
Thu September 20, 2012

Approved Commerce Budget Leaves Library in Trouble

www.commercepubliclibrary.org

COMMERCE - An amendment could be coming to the City of Commerce budget, just approved Tuesday, to address funding cuts to the city’s public library.

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Economy
3:04 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Area Cities, Schools Work Toward Budget Approval

401(K)2012 Flickr

In Commerce, the proposed tax rate for the new fiscal year is the same as last year, $0.82 per $100 valuation.

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Commerce
6:19 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Conway Presents Audit, Responds to Controversy

Michael Conway
Conway Company CPAs

COMMERCE - In his presentation of the Commerce financial audit for 2011, Conway Company CPA Partner Michael Conway took time Tuesday to address recent reports of the city’s dissatisfaction with the firm.

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Commerce Fire Department
6:09 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Former Bonham Fire Captain to Serve as Interim Commerce Fire Chief

Cpt. Jack Berni receives a round of applause at the April Bonham City Council meeting after announcing his retirement.
North Texas E-News

COMMERCE - Jack Berni will lead the Commerce Fire Department over the next several months until a full-time chief is appointed.

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Commerce
6:52 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Details of Commerce Bond Ratings: Lowered by Fitch, Held Steady by S&P

City of Commerce, TX

COMMERCE - In our report Wednesday on the City of Commerce’s decision to sign a new audit firm amid troubles with their current provider - which City Manager Marc Clayton said played a role in the lowering of the city’s bond rating by one agency - we hadn't yet shared the new lowered figure.

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Commerce
10:11 pm
Tue July 17, 2012

New Audit Firm Hired for City of Commerce

Marc Clayton
www.commercetx.org

COMMERCE - As expected, the Commerce City Council Tuesday approved a contract with a new audit firm, meaning they’ll part ways with Conway Co. CPAs at the conclusion of their agreement on September 30.

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Commerce
6:47 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Clayton: City Staff Not Satisfied with Current Audit Firm

City of Commerce, TX

COMMERCE - The Commerce City Council Tuesday intends to contract with a new audit service due to delays and other complications with their current firm, which have impacted the city’s bond rating.

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Road construction
7:01 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Construction Begins on Harlow Road Phase in Commerce

Daniel Starks KETR

COMMERCE - Crews have begun preparations for the installation of a four-inch asphalt with concrete curb and gutter, a storm drainage system, and a six-inch sanitary sewer line along Harlow Road.

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Parks and Recreation
7:23 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Will Interactive Fountains Replace Public Swimming Pools?

Cindy Roller KETR/Cooper Review

SULPHUR SPRINGS - How would you classify the status of municipal swimming pools? To one local city official, they’re on the verge of extinction.

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Commerce
6:14 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Clayton: I’m not a candidate for Bonham City Manager

Marc Clayton
www.commercetx.org

COMMERCE - If there was any speculation that Commerce City Manager Marc Clayton was considering the open city manager’s position in his home town of Bonham, it was settled Wednesday.

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Commerce Fire Department
9:13 pm
Tue June 19, 2012

Commerce loses services of fire chief

Commerce Fire Chief Brian McNevin participated in his final council meeting Tuesday
Scott Harvey KETR

COMMERCE - Fire Chief Brian McNevin, who was hired in 2008, says he’s the finalist for the same job in another Texas city. On Tuesday, City Manager Marc Clayton indicated this was McNevin’s last council meeting.

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Commerce
8:36 pm
Thu May 17, 2012

How to save the Commerce Public Library

Dozens attend Thursday's meeting concerning the Commerce Public Library
Scott Harvey

COMMERCE - “The Commerce Public Library will be an attractive, comfortable, accessible center for information exchange, responsive to the changing needs of the community,” so reads a section of the mission statement.

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Commerce
2:21 pm
Mon March 12, 2012

New Director of Finance to begin work March 28

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce has named Warren Jamieson its lone finalist for the position of finance director. 

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Commerce
8:03 am
Tue March 6, 2012

City to discuss employee salary structure ahead of new hire

COMMERCE - The City of Commerce could have a new finance director in place by next month after interviewing seven candidates last week. 

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