Marc Clayton

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.

Approved Commerce Budget Leaves Library in Trouble

Sep 20, 2012
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.

Area Cities, Schools Work Toward Budget Approval

Aug 29, 2012
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In Commerce, the proposed tax rate for the new fiscal year is the same as last year, $0.82 per $100 valuation.

Conway Presents Audit, Responds to Controversy

Aug 24, 2012
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.

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.

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.

New Audit Firm Hired for City of Commerce

Jul 17, 2012
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.

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.

Construction Begins on Harlow Road Phase in Commerce

Jul 11, 2012
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.

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.

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.

Commerce loses services of fire chief

Jun 19, 2012
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.

How to save the Commerce Public Library

May 17, 2012
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.

New Director of Finance to begin work March 28

Mar 12, 2012

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

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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