Commerce – The Commerce City Council Tuesday took no action on a resolution supporting a sustainable hazardous waste collection center in Hunt County.
The center would be equipped to accept disposal of paint, fertilizer, antifreeze, pesticides, and every day cleaners and chemicals. It would be the first county-wide consortium in the North Central Texas Council of Governments.
Commerce – The Commerce City Council is scheduled Tuesday to discuss and possibly approve a second reading amending the city's curfew ordinance.
The revision, as recommended by Commerce ISD Resource Officer Joe Venable, would include daytime hours to reduce truancy, plus keep students sent home for disciplinary reason from wandering the streets. Curfew hours would run from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday when school is in session.
Kaufman – Officials are seeking information about the driver in a hit-and-run crash on July 10 that killed a 20-year-old Kaufman man.
The Kaufman County Sheriff's office is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the driver of the vehicle that struck and killed Brandon Pate Simmons. Simmons was walking on FM 429 about 5 a.m. on July 10 when he was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle that left the scene.
Greenville murder suspect seeking bond reduction; Commerce and Sulphur Springs City Council to meet tonight; Secretary Gates visits Greenville's L-3 plant; GEUS may need $30 million more for new plant; Bonham ISD calls for $40 million bond election in Nov.
Greenville – Greenville Electric utility officials may need up to $30 million more for a new power plant.
The board voted in August, 2008 to sell $16.6 million in bonds toward the project. Thursday the board intends to pass a resolution declaring the utilities expectation to reimburse a maximum of $30 million in debt expenditures, with the proceeds of future debt.