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Commerce sets $29.3 million 2020 budget

June 27, 2019

MainstreetNews.com

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

MainStreetNews

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

MainStreetNews

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.

Commerce again named tree city

March 14, 2019

Commerce News

Commerce has been named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 10th straight year.

Commerce again named tree city

March 7, 2019

Commerce News

Commerce has been named a 2018 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation for the 10th straight year.

‘Slow, deliberate’ approach to growth, Commerce mayor says

February 7, 2019

Commerce News

Commerce will take a “slow and deliberate” course toward expected growth, Mayor Clark Hill said Monday in the annual State of the City address. He said the city government will focus on “water, water and water – that’s priority No. 1.” He said sewer expansion logically follows planning for water.