Cities In The News


Commerce postpones action on subdivision

August 29, 2019

MainStreet News

The property is currently zoned R-1 in the county and the annexation request would place it in R-1 in the city if it is approved.

Commerce council takes wide-ranging look at future

August 20, 2019

MainStreet News

Development of a new organization chart to have fewer people reporting directly to the city manager and a study of alternatives for expanding water and sewer services were top priorities for the Commerce City Council at its planning session Aug. 9-10.

Planning remains focus of Commerce council

August 9, 2019


Planning for new industry, traffic improvements and for new housing were subjects on the Commerce work session agenda Monday, Aug. 5, night.

Bouchard property re-zoned for industrial use

July 25, 2019

MainStreet News

The Commerce Planning Commission approved two re-zonings and one request for annexation July 22 in a short meeting.

Commerce sets $29.3 million 2020 budget

June 27, 2019

If the city’s revenue estimates are correct it will have about $1 million left at the end of June 2020. The city’s budget shows $30.3 million in revenue.

Utility revenue, expenses lead Commerce budget changes

June 6, 2019


The revenue for the budget is expected to increase by about $6.3 million from current levels. Most of the difference is in the water and sewer, electric and natural gas fund. The city projects $6 million more from those funds in 2020.

Work to re-develop Oxford starts

June 6, 2019


Work started last week on renovating the Oxford Building across from the Commerce Civic Center. The city has given the building – it cost $10, according to Natalie Thomas, Downtown Development Authority directors – to 1818 Properties.

Commerce budget to drop, but general fund up by about $300,000

May 24, 2019

Jackson Herald Today

The Commerce budget for the fiscal year 2020, which starts July 1, will be about $7 million less than in the current year. Most of that is because of the Diana Food wastewater pre-treatment project costs.